The City of Gentle People Dumaguete is the epitome of a friendly and laid back city on the water, it has almost everything you could need, while not being too big or crowded. One of it’s biggest appeals may be that you can easily be out of the central city, up the mountain or sitting on a quiet beach within 20 minutes, or that the locals, known as Dumagueteños are some of the friendliest in the country. (Provided you’re not travelling at rush hour!) With all of this in mind, the beautiful city itself has a lot to offer too. …

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Atmosphere PADI Diving courses classroom enlargement

In preparation for bigger and better PADI Instructor courses, Atmosphere now has a much larger and upgraded classroom. In exactly the same spot as before, situated behind The Sanctuary Shala, it cleverly looks almost the same from the outside but makes all the difference inside. It now fits an astounding 32 students – as opposed to just 16 – and includes a huge 65” TV, two whiteboards, a kitchenette and a small refrigerator for refreshments.

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Dive Travel Award, Best Dive Resort, Philippines, Atmosphere Resorts

We’re so excited to share that Atmosphere has scored 5th place for Best Dive Resort Worldwide and even came in number one as the Best Dive Resort in the Philippines in DIVE Magazine’s Travel Awards. Reflecting the stunning diving to be found in the Indo-Pacific region, the Top 10 Dive Centres and Resorts are all from this area and Philippines was rated second as the Top Destination for Scuba Diving globally. Once again we extend our thanks to you, our guests for your votes to help us reach this title.

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