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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was staying in BADLADZ for few days and did a diving course during my stay. Overall atmosphere was great, starting from nice place, reasonably priced rooms and good food and the list goes further and further to helpful staff and really professional instructor. Will definitely visit the resort again during my next trip to Philippines.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't stay at the resort but decided to use them for our diving. Having not dived for a few years, we were a little tentative but I have to say the whole dive operation was incredibly well run and made things very simple. All equipment was set up and changed, so it was simply a matter of checking things...

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

Yes that's us ! It's great you are back in the water ! It is really so amazing. Safe , Professional and Courteous, that's us 👌 So Happy you enjoyed Scuba Diving with BADLADZ Cheers Sean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a solo female traveler from the USA. I stayed 8 days at BADLADS in October to get my Rescue Dive Certification. I LOVED it all! First the Instructor Gavin, strict young man, but for all the right reasons! He's also very funny and I LOVE his British accent. I had my ups and down during this course, it...

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review WOW :-) Super Review ! I will certainly tell your wonderful Irish Instructor Gavin about all your praise but I won't tell him that you thought his accent was British ;-) Yes he is very strict, following the PADI guidelines, and that is what you pay him for So Happy...

Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place to stay right by Muelle Pier this was a great spot. They have great food at their restaurant, especially the Mexican food. The views out front of my room overlooked Puerto Galera Bay. The staff were were very nice and accommodating. Within a couple minutes walk there are a few bars, money changer, gift...

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Thank Dustin E
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

Wow :-) You really said it ALL 😊 Central Location, Great View, Awesome Food and i know you enjoyed the Scuba Diving ! Thanks Sean

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Badladz Dive resort at Muelle, Puerto Galera has been there for quite awhile...the location is off the pier ; is the only one open at the moment. That alone speaks for its quality...it's not 5 star but is good and the rates they charge for rooms is fair and reasonable for what you get...their restaurant serves good Mexican and Filipino...

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thanks fro that honest review :-) Value for Your Money is definitely BADLADZ 😊 Glad you liked our place Cheers Sean

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Badladz is a perfect choice for a novice diver. Located in a quaint bay, it is close to some striking diving sites. Gavin who works at Badladz as an instructor has a wealth of experience and, more importantly, lots of patience. After a crash course on underwater breathing and basic equipment, he took me to practice at one of the...

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

KOOL 😊 You are correct, the Scuba Divine here is life changing. I came on 2 week vacation in 1999 and never went home ! This is why a started BADLADZ 16 years ago ! Cheers I will tell Gavin about your praise, he certainly is all of what you said ! Sean

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 25 September 2016

really nice resort just steps from the pier. This is a one stop resort you can stay there for a great price the restaurant is very good food scuba diving right there and a new fleet of scooters to rent. You can also travel a short distance to there sister resort to use the beach and pool. Also take advantage...

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

WOW Thanks for the Great review ! You obviously had a wonderful time and took advantage of everything we have to offer ! Rooms, Food, Scuba Diving, Scooters, Beach Resort & Spa. We really like Happy Customers ! 😊 Cheers Sean

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed here 7th through the 9th of Sept. 2016. As their ad says very close to the ferry dock. And yes it was, we could see the dive resort from a long distance, even before the ferry docked, making it very easy to find our way. The staff was fantastic, the place had a very appealing rustic charm to it....

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

Our chef says her special ingredient is Love 😃 Her passion is to create each dish as a special treat,something to remember. I glad you noticed and i will certainly tell her. Compliments like this bring tears to her eyes ! Super Happy you enjoyed your stay with us. 😊 Take care & enjoy your travels Sean

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Puerto Galero, Mindoro for a few nights and as an AOW decided to do some diving. Both Christian and Bhon made dure that we carried out some really nice dives. They were extremely proficient and knowledgeable and I will be going back! 10 out of 10, well done Badladz.

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

SUPER ! I will have to tell those boys that they are Not FIRED 😜 Really, Thanks for the great review, makes all the hard work worthwhile Cheers Sean

Reviewed 13 September 2016

The people here in badladz are very accomodating. I had no problem asking questions and clarifying things. Two things I think they should improve on is the air conditioning and mattress in the room. The air conditioning unit is too small for the room space. They could also improve on their mattress, it feels really cheap. Overall, I was still...

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BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for that great review. Please remember...We do not stay in the rooms. When you are at the resort ALWAYS tell us of any problems so we can fix them immediately ! Thanks Sean

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best of the Puerto Galera resorts! Our hotel is small, quiet and very clean. Located on the Yacht Harbour in Puerto Galera Bay at the "quiet" end of the main tourist pier, Muelle Pier. Our location is very convenient for travelers. You will be only 6 km from both Sabang and White Beach making it the best of both worlds. This makes it a nice alternative to the crowds at both these locations yet close enough to enjoy these spots, far enough away for rest and relaxation. You simply MUST try our famous International restaurant. We are highly rated here on TripAdvisor and serve the best Mexican food on the island. If you have come to learn how to dive, whether you are a complete beginner and just started learning to dive, or you’re an experienced diver looking to expand your qualifications, you’ve come to the right place. Our in-house dive shop offers you everything you need to discover the beautiful underwater world of Puerto Galera – no matter what your skill level is. We’ll take you to the best diving spots in Puerto Galera, which is one of the most beautiful bays in the world. You will find that staying here at BADLADZ Dive Resort is great value for your money and offers many conveniences whether you're here to dive or to enjoy the surrounding activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Badladz Dive Resort

Address: Muelle Pier | Puerto Galera, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines (Formerly Badladz Adventure Resort)
Region: Philippines > Mindoro > Oriental Mindoro Province > Puerto Galera
Price Range: ₹ 2,248 - ₹ 3,474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Badladz Dive Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Badladz Adventure Hotel Puerto Galera
Badladz Hotel Puerto Galera
Badladz Dive Resort Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Galera
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“walking distance from the Pier:)”
 of 5 bubbles 341kathleenp, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get a middle upper room for a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 755greggw, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You don't have to be a diver to enjoy this resort.”
  • The yellow boat is where the ferry dock is and that is one of the ferries.
  • Rooms are up here behind the sign.
 of 5 bubbles wkyongae, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Must be there to be open and free (adventurous) If you are uptight and only like a luxurious place this is not a place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles mekizok, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any of the rooms facing the bay are good.”
 of 5 bubbles eanxcool, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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