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Delightful Dumaguete

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…
Becky Stanbridge
23rd November 2017
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Benefits of Sulphur Hot Springs

Have you seen our incredible back drop here at Atmosphere Resorts? Mount Talinis is a dormant volcano and lush jungle blankets the mountain. Jungle scattered with beautiful rivers and waterfalls just waiting to be discovered. Another reason to explore the mountain is the possibility of coming across natural hot springs which are rich in minerals and heated by the volcanic geothermal activity. Some of these springs are pushed to the surface…
Becky Stanbridge
22nd August 2017
Join Atmosphere Resort on one of our Siren liveaboards with Worldwide Dive & SailDive travel

Liveaboard in diver paradise Raja Ampat with Atmosphere

With the Atmosphere Resorts & Spa yearly liveaboard trip coming up next week, I thought it would be good to take a look back at our last liveaboard trip on the S/Y Indo Siren to Raja Ampat. Each year, Atmosphere charters one of Worldwide Dive and Sail's liveaboards to take our guests somewhere different that then the Filipino paradise they are used to. We have been to Palau, to Komodo,…
Daniel Geary
1st March 2017
Kids snorkeling with turtle at Apo island by Daniel GearyDive travelUnderwater Sightings

Why are there so many sea turtles in Apo Island?

Although Dauin is known around the world for its amazing muck diving, tourism here started for a completely different reason – reef diving and sea turtles. Situated about a 30 minute boat ride from Atmosphere, Apo Island was the original destination for tourists visiting Dauin and Dumaguete in Negros Oriental. It was only after this tourism started that the muck diving here was discovered. In 1985, Apo Island was declared…
Daniel Geary
1st September 2016
Atmosphere dive vessel Victoria, moored up by Apo islandDive travel

All she needs is love…

I am sure you have been on a boat at one time or another. Unless you have been to the Philippines before, I would expect that you have never had the joy and experience of travelling on a Philippine Banka (or Bangka) boat. Their main difference from the conventional norm is that they are double-outrigger crafts, consisting of a narrow main hull with two attached outriggers. Outriggers look like skis…
Adam Detre
4th May 2015