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Edgewater Dive & Spa Resort

Located in one of Asia’s premier scuba dive destinations, Edgewater Dive & Spa Resort is an idyllic exclusive location nestled amongst acres of lush tropical gardens on the water’s edge of Dalaruan Bay in Puerto Galera. Only three hours from Manila via private van/boat transfer.

We offer guests a blended experience of diving/snorkelling amongst the dazzling marine life, relaxing with a spa treatment, magnificent sunsets while dining or relaxing on our pool and restaurant deck. We are not a big soulless resort that treats customers like numbers; we pride ourselves on our friendly, personal, and attentive service that provides a clean, safe, and exclusive environment for our guests and our team. You will become a part of our family and see for yourselves why we are the top-rated resort in Puerto Galera.

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Edgewater Dive & Spa Resort

Set within beautiful Dalaruan Bay and a five-minute ride to Sabang, Edgewater is a pet friendly boutique resort with 20 rooms offering three types of accommodation sea view, garden view and large suites. Accommodations are suitable for couples, families, large groups, single travellers, and remote work/study featuring fast stable internet.

Our rooms are well-appointed featuring local artisan crafted furniture. Comfort – A great night’s sleep is one of life’s enduring luxuries. At Edgewater, this starts with tropical goose down pillows and duvets wrapped in cool 300 thread count 100% cotton lines and ends with premium Sleepyhead crown jewel mattresses providing a medium (memory foam) & firm sleep. Just ask us which you would prefer.

All our accommodations feature complimentary breakfast & freshly ground French press coffee & tea served to your room, endless purified bottled water, made in France eco-friendly and natural toiletries by Yves Rocher or Damana Earth & Sun, 100% cotton fluffy white towels and waffle bathrobes, energy reduction air-conditioner, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, minibar, and rain shower.


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Edgewater Dive & Spa Resort ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ -> Why Book Direct?
  • We price match

  • Breakfast included

  • 10% off on food & beverage

  • 5% off your next stay

  • Better room choice

  • Two for one massage

  • Free upgrade if available

  • Accommodation in the booked room type

  • Accountability

    you are a guest of Edgewater, not some third-party booking site. Personal and credit card details are only shared with us

  • Flexible Terms & Conditions –

    hassle-free cancellation for any reason (CFAR) and receive an 18-month credit voucher

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Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Puerto Galera is a beautiful coastal town situated on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, picturesque beaches, and vibrant marine life, making it the go-to destination for local and international tourists. Let’s explore a little history and modern era of Puerto Galera:

History of Puerto Galera

Before the arrival of the Spanish in the Philippines, the area of Puerto Galera was inhabited by various indigenous groups, including the Mangyan people. These indigenous communities engaged in fishing, farming, and trade with neighbouring regions.

Spanish colonisation of the Philippines began in the late 16th century. Puerto Galera served as a natural harbour and a stopover point for Spanish Galleons travelling between Manila and other parts of the Spanish colonial empire. The town’s Spanish name, “Port of Galleons,” reflects its historical importance as a safe haven for ships during storms.

In the latter half of the 20th century, Puerto Galera’s beautiful scenery, pristine waters, and rich marine life have made it a popular tourist destination. The town’s popularity grew over time, becoming a favoured spot for local and international travellers seeking to enjoy the beach, water activities, and diving.

Marine biodiversity of Puerto Galera

With the increase in tourism, concerns about the impact of human activity on the fragile marine ecosystem of Puerto Galera arose. Efforts were made to promote sustainable tourism practices and protect the coral reefs and marine biodiversity. Marine-protected areas and conservation initiatives were established to safeguard the natural beauty of the area.

Effects of Tourism in Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera also became known for its festivals and events celebrating its culture and history. One of the most notable events is the “Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival,” which has live shows by local and international artists in a unique outdoor setting.

While tourism has brought economic benefits to Puerto Galera, it has also presented challenges. Balancing the economic benefits of tourism with environmental sustainability has seen key sustainability initiatives undertaken by the government and community such as; the Sabang and White beach wastewater treatment plants, underwater and costal cleanup initiatives, mandatory sewage treatment plants for tourist entablements and other initiatives.

Overall, Puerto Galera has transformed from a historical harbour to a thriving tourist destination that offers natural beauty, recreational activities, and cultural experiences. As the town evolves, protecting its unique environment and traditions is a critical concern to ensure that future generations can enjoy its grandeur.

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