Step back & get your bearings.

  No commercialism here, 

just an authentic experience.

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Anilao Scuba Diving, Anilao Dives, Batangas Scuba Diving, Anilao Dive Resort, Anilao Boutique Resort

Portulano Resort is one of the most awarded resort operators in the Philippines garnering the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award for 2013, 2015 and Awards for Excellence in 2014, 2016 and 2018.

Our house reef has the reputation for being the perfect place to explore because it offers many marine life encounters! 

We are a boutique scuba diving resort located in Bauan, the more quiet side of Balayan Bay, north of Anilao, Batangas, the Philippines. It is found where the largest and longest  Marine Protected Area exists, in Bauan, Batangas.

 

SCUBA DIVE IN THE CENTER OF THE CORAL TRIANGLE
Pinnacle Reef stunning soft corals Portulano Resort scuba diving

The most colorful reefs and unimaginable marine biodiversity right in front of you. Numerous diving experiences from Macro subjects to pelagics.

Underwater Photography with Arnel Sevilla photo taken by Carmela Sevilla at Portulano Resort Housereef
UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY: MACRO & WIDE

Photography gives you a new appreciation of marine life and helps promote awareness and value for the marine environment.

TRY SCUBA DIVING AND BE CERTIFIED
Mushroom Corals at Portulano Resort Portulano House Reef, photo by Carmela Sevilla
Portulano Resort Lounge
FIND YOUR PERSONAL SPACE 

Find your own little corner of paradise in any of our cozy lounge areas. You will find that even your room offers that escape, along with your own private view of the ocean.

Paddle Boarding at Portulano House Reef
KAYAK, SNORKEL, PADDLEBOARD OR TREK

There's something about experiencing nature that breathes new life into us. Unpredictable, calming and peaceful, the beauty of creation always gives us a positive perspective. 

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YOUR DIVE EDUCATION
Learn Scuba at Portulano Dive Resort PADI Courses

We are at the heart of the world's coral triangle, where you can experience the richest marine biodiversity and the most colorful reefs in the world. A 2 hour drive from Manila International Airport brings you to the resort where you have easy access to popular diving and snorkeling sites. 

 

Embark on a new adventure. There is nothing like being able to breath underwater while seeing and experiencing the underwater world. We take time to ensure our students become excellent divers.

Improve your diving skills, embark in new adventures as an Advanced or Enriched Air Diver. Become a Rescue Diver, study SideMount, Technical Diving or become a Diving Professional.

Portulano Resort has been awarded The TripAdvisor Award of Excellence for 2018, 2016 and 2014, as well as TripAdvisor Travelers Choice in 2015 and 2013 and has excellent guest reviews not just for service, accommodations, and diving but also location. 

Our Awards

Conservation

The resort is committed to conservation. We encourage guests to support sustainability by re-using towels, conserving water & electricity, segregating trash & using recycled materials where we can. Interacting responsibly with marine life is a top priority. 

Sightseeing trips are easy to schedule to the nearby Taal Heritage Town. Taal Heritage Town is a hispanic village, a National Historic Landmark  with ancestral houses serving as museums, hostels & coffee shops dating back to 1954.

Side  Trips