World Luxury Spa Award winner, Atmosphere Resorts, Philippines

We asked Atmosphere’s previous guests to vote for us last month in the Luxury Spa Awards, and it seems to have born fruit! The results just came in and we’re so excited to be one of the winners in this prestigious contest. We’re very pleased to share with you that we won the global worldwide award for Best Luxury Garden Spa. But it doesn’t end there, we also won the regional award for Best Luxury Spa Retreat in the Philippines. We’re looking forward to the ceremony in Vietnam in July, where our Spa Manager, Rae will pick up our prizes.  Atmosphere’s Spa Manager …

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Nemo's Biggest lie, Marine Biology, Daniel Geary, Atmosphere Resorts, Dumaguete Philippines

Finding Nemo – A Marine Biologist’s View As a marine biologist, one of the problems I have while watching movies that involve the ocean is that I see mistakes that many people don’t realize are there. Even though they don’t really affect the movie, they still bother me. One of my favorite instances of one of these mistakes is in “The Beach.” There is a shark attack in a shallow, secluded cove and the culprit appears to be a mako shark. Although not impossible, this species is usually found in deeper water and it would have been more appropriate to …

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