Located on the eastern coast of a humble village called Anda, Magic Oceans Dive Resort is the place you want to check when you get to visit Bohol. Explore the deep blue sea along 17 kilometers of coastline and see the wonders of the marine ecosystem. The resort is the true definition of luxury, adventure, and fun.
What’s better than spending your staycation in a cozy, eco-friendly bungalow surrounded by well-trimmed greeneries? Native-styled interior designs is your home away from home with amenities provided for great service and convenience. To enjoy the gardens and sea view, you can sit back and relax at their balconies with chairs made of bamboos. Such a wonderful place to read a book while breathing in some fresh air and listening to the distant roar of waves breaking against rock walls.
Moreover, WiFi connection is available all throughout the resort so if you can’t stand on not checking your emails while on vacation, or unplug your life from social media, getting connected shouldn’t be a problem.
Diving into Paradise
Magic Oceans Dive Resort became famous for its spotlight activity—diving! With a well-equipped super-size dive center, the spacious area can accommodate up to 35 divers. That’s a lot, for sure. There are numerous dive sites in Anda depending on which site you’d like to see. From the walls of healthy and colorful coral reefs which housed different fish species to the lush green mangroves and sandy sea bottoms as well as small caves, you can explore the sea to your heart’s content.
Moreover, aside from the diverse marine ecosystem, you encounter during the dip, if you are lucky, you can say “hi” to a whale shark! The chances of meeting one (or more) is huge knowing that the Philippines has one of the biggest Whale Shark populations in the world!
What’s PADI Professional?
If you have a passion for marine life and dream of living on a tropical island, make a career of what you love. This resort offers Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Professional Development Courses for those who wish to explore the mysteries of sea bottom—and getting paid! Now that’s more like it. Visit their website at https://magicoceans.online/padi-pro to know more.
Just a Day
It’s not every day you take a break but a day is enough to explore the wonders of Mother Earth. Magic Oceans Dive Resort is pro-nature and giving you a day tour on what Bohol can offer is something you should give a try. On a tour around the area, you get to pass by fields of crops such as watermelon, rice, peanuts, and bananas. Of course, you don’t want to miss the main tourist attraction—tarsiers and Chocolate Hills! And after a long day of the exhausting yet satisfying tour, pamper yourself in Mahika Spa where you can experience an ultimate sense of tropical serenity.
Anda is known as the “Pearl of Bohol” that is situated away from the buzz of traffic and tourist hustles. With the peace and quiet ambiance of the place, you will appreciate more the beauty of untouched, less traveled, and unexplored beaches and tropical spots. Magic Ocean Dive Resort in Anda is indeed a fancy place to be.
RATES & OTHER INFORMATION
- Entrance fee:
- P500 per person fully consumable
- P250 for kids 7 years old & below fully consumable
- Non-Consumable Entrance fee
- 200 peso per person (All Ages)
- Opening hours: Open from 7AM TO 4PM daily
- Superior De Luxe room for 1 or 2 pax
- (space for 1 extra)
- 2,000 per night excluding meals
- Extra Person: (ages 8yrs old & above)
- 300 per person per night excluding meals
- Superior De Luxe Family room (can fit 5)
- 3,500 per night excluding breakfast
- Check-in time is 2pm.
- Check out time is 11am
- For licensed divers:
- 1000 peso per boat dive per person
- 850 peso per house reef dive per person
- For beginners/non license diver, we offer try dive for 1,750 peso per person including equipment. Pool session first and then, actual dive in open sea/ocean with our instructor.
- For licensed divers:
- Opening hours: Always Open
- Contact number: 0939 361 3580
- Email address: [email protected]
- Facebook Page: https://web.facebook.com/magicoceans.diveresort/?_rdc=1&_rdr
- Website: https://magicoceans.online/
HOW TO GET THERE?
Exact location: Ipo, Candabong, Anda, Bohol, Central Visayas
BY FERRY/BOAT/MOTORCYCLE (COMMUTERS): Unfortunately, Magic Ocean Dive Resort are not allowed to pick up guests from the Port or airport. However, you can take a bus routed to Jagna which part of the way to Anda. It takes about two hours but the ride shouldn’t be boring because of its scenic view along the coastline of Bohol.
Another option is to ask the Tour Info Center so they can help you get a taxi and negotiate the best price for you.
Last option is the referral of Magic Ocean Dive Resort. Leo Caaganan is accredited for transporting guests. You can contact him at 0908 190 1126.
BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to Magic Ocean Dive Resort in Ipo, Candabong, Anda, Bohol. Free parking space is available.