Beach/Diving Resort: "El Dorado Resort" Philippines Hotel Tip by ejagape

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  El Dorado from the water
by ejagape

The owner of the resort was just wonderful! He came by our table one breakfast and had coffee with us, while discussing how he'd come to the Philippines and telling us a bit about Philippine culture.

The food was wonderful and reasonably priced. Most things were under $4 US. The restaurant is on the beach, which made for a nice background to a delicious meal.

Unique Qualities: There is a PADI shop in the resort, which seems to be one of the main reasons for coming. Boats go out to Apo Island 3-4 times a week, or at request, so people can dive at the reserve out there.

There is a good house reef, but Apo is definitely better.

Address: Dumaguette, Negros Oriental, Visayas, Philippines
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: If you fly into Dumaguette, they have a shuttle bus that will take you to the resort. It is about 30 minutes outside of town.
Price: less than US$20
Theme: Pension/Guesthouse

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 21, 2004
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