Copeia Marine Biologist frogfish front cover

Our Marine Biologist Daniel Geary’s photo of his favourite critter made it to the world renowned scientific magazine Copeia this month and we’re very proud. Copeia is the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists and the picture on the cover is of an ocellated frogfish.

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Mountain biking at Atmosphere Resort, Dauin, Dumaguete, Philippines

In line with our rapidly expanding Fitness activities, we now have several mountain bikes – and an experienced cycling guide to go with them! We offer scenic trails traversing the stunning mountainside behind the resort, and the numerous trails and tours can be short and easy, long and demanding and everything in-between. What they all have in common are the fabulous views and exciting rides in the jungle, through rivers and villages. Ask for Louie on your next visit for a great mountain bike experience.

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One of the cutest, and most awkward, fish in the ocean is the yellow boxfish – specifically the juvenile. We have plenty of them in Dauin and usually have a few residents that live on the house reef. They’re not the most graceful, but they’re always great fun to watch. The yellow boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) is a common sighting throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans, with some in the Atlantic Ocean, although concentrated in the south eastern areas. They can grow to a maximum size of around 30-40 cm. These fish are indeed box shaped, hence the name, but are …

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Free water bottles at Atmosphere Resorts Philippines

At Atmosphere Resorts we say no to disposable plastic and amongst other environmental efforts, we don’t offer plastic water bottles in the rooms. What we do offer though, are free stainless steel water bottles to use during your stay and to take home with you! Filtered drinking water is available throughout the resort – make sure to hydrate!

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