El Galleon Beach Resort
Located on the small beach of Lalaguna in the Philippines, El Galleon’s cottages afford the peace and tranquility of private rooms nestled among palm trees, with the crystal clear waters of the Philippine Sea only a stones throw away. Asia Divers, the in-house, full-service scuba dive operator, offers one of the most complete diver training programs in Puerto Galera, Philippines. You can feel at ease putting all your scuba diving needs in their expert hands, so you can enjoy all that scuba diving the Philippines has to offer!
Renowned for its serene and quaint beachfront surroundings fronting Small La Laguna Beach in Puerto Galera, El Galleon Beach Resort and Hotel has thirty air-conditioned rooms that have been constructed in the tropical hillside in protecting all the wonders of nature. Add to that luster are the majestic views of Sabang Bay and Small Lalaguna Beach, complete with free wifi, a fully-stocked mini-bar, flat screen TV’s, swimming pool, Spa, three bars, and all the hotel amenities and necessities one needs to totally enjoy his stay.
Experts have called The Verde Island Passage the “centre of the centre” of the world’s marine biodiversity. Life enhancing nutrients from the Pacific mix with waters of the South China Sea. You would never guess that beneath the surface are spectacular reef formations with more than 300 species of corals and underwater rock canyons that host nearly 60 percent of the world’s known shorefish species. The World Conservation Union describes it as the marine counterpart of the Amazon River basin,” which put the passage at the peak of the “Coral Triangle” that spans the Sulawesi and the Sulu Seas in the southern Philippines and nearby Indonesia.
After or before your scuba diving, El Galleon offers: kayaking, sunset cruises, beach hopping, volleyball, golfing, snorkeling, and trekking. Whether it’s a lazy day in the sun, some adventure or a game of golf.
Daily flights in and out of Manila make getting to El Galleon easy. A 2 hour car/van ride from Manila to Berberabe Pier, followed by an hour boat ride directly to El Galleon Pier. Total journey time usually 2.5 to 3 hours.