Our Amazing House ReefUnderwater Sightings

Our Amazing House Reef

One of the greatest things about Atmosphere Resorts when it comes to scuba diving is our amazing house reef. We are blessed with a healthy reef with great muck diving right in our own backyard. Or maybe we should call it “front yard” as it is right in front of the resort? Although the Dauin coast here on Negros Oriental has some amazing dive sites, we have many guests who…
Daniel Geary
4th April 2014
Divemaster Richard, between his favorite frogfish and the scarier Finding Nemo versionScuba Diving

King Richard and the Frogfish

It was December 2010 when, like a new lone gunman, Richard appeared in the Atmosphere Dive Center having heard that they were in need of a freelance Divemaster that day. For those of you who have dived here, we could say that the rest is history. King Richard, as he is known amongst our Atmosphere guests, is a stalwart within the dive team and well known on the Dauin coast…
Adam Detre
10th September 2013
The greatest reward - blog from a PADI Course DirectorIDC

The greatest reward – blog from a PADI Course Director

When our next PADI IDC begins in September, not only the candidates have to come prepared. As a Course Director, Gabrielle knows about all the hard work behind those two fun but tough weeks… Let’s hear what she has to say. This is my first time to write a blog… Not being the social networking person, when asked to write one I had to ask what a blog was… so…
Gabrielle Holder
17th August 2013
Victoria AFTER dry dockScuba Diving

Victoria’s new sensational look for high season 2013

When we – the Atmosphere management with me, Adam, as the new dive center manager – sent our beautiful dive vessel Victoria to her yearly dry dock, we decided on some drastic changes… If you have been to the Philippines, then you will no doubt have encountered their traditional style of boat – the banka. This might conjure up images of wealth and prosperity but in this case, it is…
Adam Detre
12th August 2013
Marinelife

Teaching new divers to respect our Critters

The joy of imparting your passion for the underwater world is fulfilled by creating new, responsible and environmentally aware scuba divers. As a PADI instructor, teaching entry level scuba courses is very crucial because this is when you make a difference as to how people will view scuba diving, change misconceptions if they have any, and influence their behavior underwater. I just certified my first divers Laurie and Craig at…
Atmosphere Resorts
26th June 2013