A popcorn shrimp in its mushroom coral, photo by Daniel Gearyat Atmosphere Resort Philippines

Last month our marine biologist, Kirsty Richards, launched the new (and exclusive) PADI Critters Specialty course at Atmosphere. I’ve always loved collecting things, whether it is Polaroid photographs, Pokémon cards or PADI Specialties. When I discovered that at the end of this particular specialty, I’d be better able to find a spotted porcelain crab, or an ornate ghost pipefish – I was sold. Despite being in from the get-go, I had to patiently wait my turn as the course has been an instant hit at Atmosphere. Marine Biology 101 One balmy October evening, we communed for the first part of …

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An incredible material invented at the beginning of the 20th Century, plastic has become ingrained in nearly every aspect of our lives. With over 8.3 billion tons manufactured since the 1950’s it’s difficult to imagine life without it. However, this isn’t something we have to worry about, as every piece of plastic ever made still exists today! As a photodegradable material, sunlight breaks down items into smaller and smaller pieces until they’re difficult to see by the naked eye. Depending on the item, this process can take hundreds of years, fishing line for example can take up to 650 years! …

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We have turned the page to 2019 and it is time for us to adjust a few of our rates. Room rates stay the same with the exception of our renovated Garden Apartments with their indoor/outdoor bathrooms and walk-in closets, where we have increased the rate per night from 13000 PHP to 14000 PHP for two guests including breakfast and airport shuttle. Our dives that still include Nitrox are now 3000 pesos but that rate is now inclusive of the Apo island surcharge. All dives, weather coastal, house reef or Apo Island, are now the same price. We have also …

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Spa Award Winner 2018

We did it again! For the second year in a row, the Sanctuary Spa at Atmosphere Resorts won Best Luxury Garden Spa Worldwide at the World Luxury Spa awards in Northern Ireland on July 14. And if that wasn’t enough – we also won Luxury Fitness Spa for the whole Asia region. We are beyond excited to now be a multiple award-winning spa. Thank you for all your votes!Next time you visit us be sure to try out our signature massages with our highly skilled masseurs, we promise there will be no regrets.  

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Special Atmosphere Resorts Dauin

“The attention is in the detail” and “Luxury is in every detail” are two quotes that relate to the way we feel here at Atmosphere. Of course the amazing diving, our luxurious rooms and our award winning spa are all reasons to return. But time and time again we receive feedback from our guests about the simple touches that really make their stay with us special. Which is why we continue to focus on the small details. So what are some of these things that really make Atmosphere special? Architecture & Design From the very beginning, Atmosphere was designed with nature, luxury and …

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