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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I've been back to Club Ocellaris twice more, in August 2012 and in April 2016 (the second time my wife came along for her first visit). On the 2016 trip we overlapped a bit with the California Academy of Sciences biodiversity sampling team, who were returning once again. Both of these return visits were like before - a relaxing place...

Thank altaskier_ny
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Club Ocerallis is one of the natural looking dive resorts in Batangas. All bungalows overlook the sea and it is nice, clean and spacious. We were given clean towels everyday. Lots of shelves in the room for your cameras and belongings. We were the only guests there in October due to low season. The staff looked after us very well,...

1Thank Alleycat789
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Stayed here for 8 nights in May 2016 with a few friends for a diving holiday. The accommodation was adequate as this trip was all about diving and taking photos of the macro life that abounds in the nearby waters. Transfers to and from Manila airport went without a hitch. There is a range of rooms at this small resort...

1Thank Nautilus127
Denver, CO
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Anilao/Club Ocellaris - 7 nights/6 diving days, 24 dives: Overall Impression: Want to spend 4-6 hours underwater every dive day? Want to spend your surface intervals charging camera batteries, unloading SD cards, discussing your sightings and shots with other divers of the same mindset? Have no need for TV or spa or Karaoke on your dive trip? Want simple but...

5Thank snorkelingsearchers
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 4 May 2015

the place is really quiet and relaxing. Best jump off point for diving in Anilao. The food they serve to the guests are all very tasty, rewarding after a whole tiring day of diving. If you ever get tired of diving you can simply go snorkeling infront of the resort. Lots of colorful fish to see even on a knee...

2Thank irene_qt14
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you are looking for a laid back dive, dive, dive getaway, then Club Ocellaris is for you. The Diving - Best macro and muck EVER! Add to that the dive guides are relaxed and always last of out of water (compared to places I've been where dive guides seem to be bothered by having to be in the water),...

1Thank BooBooSquash
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I stayed 3 nights here, and the place grew on me. I left happy with our choice. We were the only guests, and we're able to arrange the diving all to our own schedule. The dive equipment was not great. The dives were Good. If you want to see all kinds of little snail like things- this is the place...

4Thank eldeesilver
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Brilliant dive guides: marine biologists, knowledgeable underwater photographers, with great sense of humor. Food is good, accomodations clean and basic. Not much else to do except from diving and underwater photography, but then again, this is exceptional here.

8Thank 75Patricio
San Anselmo, California
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Just spent my 20th or so stay at Club O, first time with the family. It was great to be there so close to the holidays and be with such warm hospitality from Joy and her wonderful team. Club O as always is not the place for everyone. It caters to folks who are serious about diving and want some...

6Thank Terry G
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 18 October 2013

If you want a low-key, unpretentious dive resort that allows you to dive, dive and dive to your heart's content you have come to the right place. Morning dives are followed by a leisurely lunch and a nap. The third and fourth dives are essentially night muck dives, catering for photography and videography. Dive times of 81,95,70,88,80 and 75 minutes...

5Thank Sydney C

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This tiny Dive Resort is situated some 3 hours by car south of Manila, in the area known as Anilao. The Resort caters for scuba divers, but must book in advance. It only accommodates 15 to 20 guests at a time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Club Ocellaris

Address: Bgy. Solo, Mabini, Luzon 4202, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Mabini
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Club Ocellaris Mabini, Philippines - Batangas
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“The two storey unit at the northern end is the furthest away from the compressor and the room upstairs has the best views.”
Nautilus127, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Wifi works best closest to the main building and office, so if you need it in room, request a room in the main building”
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snorkelingsearchers, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Higher rooms are quite a hike up cobbled stairs. Rooms in the main building are better for those wanting Air Con. The outer huts are more open aired and are more difficult to keep air conditioned, althought they provide better views. All a matter of preference.”
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BooBooSquash, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The lower units on the hill have great views.”
  • nice open door to balcony - with ocean view
  • great couch beds - around the dinner table
eldeesilver, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If you have a choice, choose a lower room. The stairs are excruciating to climb so many times a day.”
DebbieJ151, 2 May 2013 | Read review
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