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Pa-Lao-Yu Dive Resort

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Corong Corong Elnido Palawan, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 939 939 1977
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Fast transport with speedboat, small groups,super locations

Very safe dive operation for any level diver. The south rock at MinilocIsland is the best dive I... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Sylvia V
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Very good dive shop

My wife and I had a great experience at this dive centre (well-organized and equipped), But our... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Gregory S
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Tokyo, Japan
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Pa-Lao-Yu is owned and managed by IDC Staff Instructor, ElNido-born Iane Halili. Together with his staff, all PADI professionals, well-versed in their respective specialties and fluent in altogether six languages he runs the shop like clockwork. Our centre's laid-back atmosphere is ideal for relaxing and sharing experiences after a day spent underwater.Rich marine biodiversity, secluded beaches and limestone cliffs are waiting to charm you. From beginners to more experienced divers, we look forward to sharing our love of diving with you!
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Corong Corong Elnido Palawan, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Very safe dive operation for any level diver. The south rock at MinilocIsland is the best dive I ever had (sofar about 40 all over the world). No big fish or anything, but breathtaking landscape and schools of smaller fish. Only divingcenter in El Nido...More

Thank Sylvia V
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

My wife and I had a great experience at this dive centre (well-organized and equipped), But our trip was so good in large part due to our excellent dive master, Jam, who was confident and a good teacher. Although I have now dived 51 times,...More

Thank Gregory S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

pro: friendly and good dive masters clean room wit ac nice Restaurants around con: compressor directly at the road (smog) breakfast has to be ordered in the evening, also the time you want it to have. what is generally no problem, but if you order...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Stayed in a different resort but went diving with them. Based on the 100 or so dives I've done in the Phils during the past 20+ years, Palaoyu must have been one of my top experiences ever: everything was done in the most professional way,...More

Thank Hoomoilanen
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My friend came here to do a dive one day while on holiday, then me and my other 2 friends just snorkeled while on his dive. While on this trip I decided I would do my Open Water Diving Course. Everyone I had met before...More

Thank Pedro1982
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Did 4 dives with the team at Pa Lao Yu during my recent trip to El Nido, would have done more but the weather got a bit rough as it was the storm/rainy season. Particularly enjoyed Dilumacad tunnel and the beautiful lighting in the main...More

Thank Theshawsontour
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We've been diving with these guys two times during our stay in El Nido. Ruben and Dante took us to the most spectacular underwater places I've ever seen. Easily one of the best things I've ever done in my life. Thank you! :)

Thank Jakub S
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Ruben took my wife and me on six dives over three days. He was a very knowledgeable guide about the gear, islands, and ocean life. As newly certified divers, Ruben made sure we were comfortable and created a dive experience perfect for what we wanted...More

Thank weavej1
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Oldest son did his Open water course here and as family joined for the last day. Definately worth the money. Realy freindly staff and dive sites where beuatiful. Water not to clear due to Typhoon few days ago. Would defiately recommend.

Thank gertjanboot
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My sister and I went on two beautiful dives with Jam. He was a fantastic guide, fun to dive with, he found several lion fish, sting rays and nudibranchs for us to marvel at. I prefer diving off small speedboats, it's faster, more comfortable and...More

Thank Karen H
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