Puerto Galera Dive Sites and Map

Angelyn's Dive Resort in Sabang Beach Puerto Galera, Philippines

is fortunate to have more than 30 dive sites that we visit frequently. All these marvelous dive sites are just ten minutes off the beach with the furthest ones over on the drop off at . There really is something for everyone here with walls, wrecks, caves, drift dives, swim-thru's, macro dives and much more. Everything to make a very memorable "Sabang Beach Diving" and "Puerto Galera Diving" experience!

Puerto Galera Dive Sites Map

Puerto Galera Dive Sites List


6. Sabang Wreck

Giant Moray Eel at Puerto Galera Sabang Wreck Depth: 5-20m. Perhaps the most famous dive site in Puerto Galera, the Sabang Wreck is the photographer's and macro lover's mecca. At first glance, the three wrecks don't look too impressive. One small steel yacht, and two wooden boats in different stages of decay. Look closer. A school of very friendly will meet you as you get near the wrecks. Hopeful for food, they will come very close and make for very good video as they also attract lots of smaller , and . The wrecks are home to most of the marine life you find around Puerto Galera. Be careful not to get too close as numerous very well camouflaged and live on the wrecks. Bring a torch and look underneath, and you'll find giant , , and as well as schools of and hiding during the day. are common here, as well as , and . One of the big attractions however are , that can be found on the wrecks but also on the sand.

The sandy areas around the wrecks and shallower are great placec to study the many and relationships. With a great guide, you might also find robust and , moth fish, and trying to blend into the sand. This is a great night dive, with all the above marine life plus , , , and out hunting for food. The dark also brings out of all varieties, , , and out hunting in the open.

7. Sabang Point

Depth: 5-25m. Pristine hard corals adorned with colorful cover this beautiful reef from very shallow down to 25m. At 20m, you will encounter a small wall that drops off to a white sandy bottom. Big purple and whip corals are abundant on the deeper reef. This healthy reef is abundant with reef fish such as , , and but also sports and as well as on a good day.

are often spotted here on their fan corals, and will await you on some of the sandy patches. Continue down to the end of the reef in 25m and find .
Parrotfish at Puerto Galera Sabang Point

8. Monkey Wreck

Blue Triggerfish at Puerto Galera Monkey Wreck Depth: 40-45m. In 1993, a local, 20m pig boat sank and is now resting at between 40 and 45m. This is a deep dive and the combination of this with strong currents makes it one for the experienced diver only.

Despite the fact that it is mostly collapsed, many types of fish make it their home. Large Emperor , schools of and can be encountered here. There is plenty of soft coral which is home to , , and . There are a series of steep walls starting at the back of Monkey Wreck.

9. Monkey Beach

Depth: 5-24m. A coral slope down to 20m makes this an easy dive, except from when currents are running you can pick up quite a lot of speed here. If you drop in the middle of the bay, you will most likely encounter a wreck at 18m, tilted to the side. Many , especially the black variety, have made this area their home. Look around in the sand and you'll find lots of small holes, most of them inhabited by the shy . See anything green running swiftly over the sand from one coral to the next? It's probably a , they are very common here. Plenty of small reef fish, and . Nudibranchs at Puerto Galera's Monkey Beach

10. Ernie's Point

Grouper at Puerto Galera Ernie's Point Depth: 5-24m. Ernie's Point owes its name to Ernie's cave, a small cavern in 21m where once lived Ernie the grouper. Ernie moved out many years ago but the dive site kept its name. The tiny cave is at the bottom of a large rocky outcrop, adorned with and often visited by smaller . Look for tube shaped holes around the mouth of the cave, large often build their nests here. Deeper, at 27m , lies another small cave with abundant marine life around it. None of the caves are large enough to penetrate. Schools of are common here, as are schools of . Beware that during big tidal changes, strong cross currents (eddys) often happen here, and you might be stuck in a very small area between conflicting currents.

Angelyn's Dive Resort can create customized dive itineraries for our guests. Are you ready to plunge and visit these wonderful Puerto Galera dive sites? Check out our Puerto Galera Dive Rates and Room Rates. View other Puerto Galera dive sites.

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Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera, Philippines is located on the northern shores of Mindoro Island about 130 km south of Manila and 14 nautical miles from Batangas City. It is bounded on the north by Verde Island Passage, on the south, by the Municipality of San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro, and on the west, by the Municipality of Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro. The town is made up of coastal villages and is considered to have one of the best natural harbors in the Philippines and one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

Sabang Beach

Sabang Beach is the most popular beach in Sabang, Puerto Galera. Other notable beaches in Sabang are Small La Laguna Beach and Big La Laguna Beach. Walking between the three you might not even notice the difference but each has a separate feel and activity level, Sabang Beach being the liveliest. Big Lalaguna Beach is the best for swimming with its clean sand and coral reef with cordoned swimming area prohibited to boats.

Puerto Galera Resort | Puerto Galera Diving | Sabang Beach Diving

Angelyn's Dive Resort is among several beach resorts in Sabang Beach Puerto Galera. Each room at Angelyn's Dive Resort includes air conditioning, television, shower, mini bar, satellite/cable TV. Angelyn's Dive Resort also features shops, meeting facilities, nightclub, restaurant, Wi-Fi in public areas. This Puerto Galera resort is sure to make each guest's trip an enjoyable one. Guests may take advantage of sporting or leisure activities such as massage, water sports (motorized), water sports (non-motorized) and dive lessons at this hotel. Guests will find this service-oriented hotel with superb facilities and its amenities provides excellent value. Other notable resorts, hotels, and bed and breakfast inns in Puerto Galera are Sea Jewel Beach Resort, White Beach Resort and Seashore Beach Resort.