Buceo Anilao is located close to Batangas which is a 2.5 hour drive by car from Manila International Airport. Anilao is the critter haven in the Philippines. Some divers reckon it is one of the best macro photography places in the world. For sure it is a highlight of what the Philippines have to offer. The location is ideal for combinations with other destinations in the Philippines. It can be very conveniently combined with a stay in Puerto Galera, as the transfer between the 2 locations can be done by boat.
The secluded Buceo Anilao Resort has 17 air conditioned rooms.
The nicest and most spacious are the 10 exclusive Deluxe rooms. The rooms are 45 sqm large, have large ensuite bathrooms with double sink, terrace/balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, hot water kettle and safe. The rooms are furnished with 2 double beds and 1 single bed and offer stunning views of the ocean and sunset.
The Superior Rooms too have ocean and sunset view. These rooms are just smaller with 25 sqm per room. Features are ensuite bathroom, terrace/balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, hot water kettle, safe, 1 double bed and 1 single bed.
The resort has 2 swimming pools, one of them just for relaxing and swimming, the other one with 10 ft depth for dive training. The restaurant is located close to the beach, the location is ideal to enjoy the sunset while having your dinner. The local chefs prepare International and local specialities for the guests. They offer a buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is included in your room rate. The restaurant offers a great variety of soups, salads or vegetables, side dishes, meat, fish and sea food. There is also a nice bar on the beach where you can hang out and enjoy some snacks and drinks. The bar and restaurant offer local and international cocktails, wines, spirits and the local San Miguel beer.
Massages are available in the comfort of your own room.
WiFi is only available in the public areas of the resort and it is rather slow.
Buceo Anilao is a lovely small dive resort, very well organised and worth a stay. Especially underwater photographers will love this place, as it has some very rare critters, and the well equipped camera room.