M/Y Resolute liveaboard is one of the best choices to explore the Philippine Sea. The management ensures to give high-quality service with the help of our experienced crew on board. It’s best to explore the Tubbataha Reef from March to June when the days are dry and sunny. Also, the sea is calm and clear during these months. Many activities await every tourist on all destinations, and there is much to do onboard M/Y Resolute. We make sure that there won’t be any dull moments during the trip, and we are on hand to offer an unforgettable experience exploring the waters of the Philippines.
Our Overall Review
Reasons to buy:
Divers said the dive sites was in pristine condition
Several divers reported that the dive briefings were well executed and to the point
The food was diligently prepared to suite the needs of everyone on board
Reasons NOT to buy:
- Some divers were taken back by the poor visibility at some of the dive locations
Where to book:
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Diving on the M/Y Resolute in the Philippines
This liveaboard is one of the most experienced boats that sail across the Philippine Sea. It has earned many positive evaluations from tourists who experience high-quality service that this boat can offer. It has a length of 7m/22.96ft with a cruising speed of 9.5 knots per hour.
M/Y Resolute can accommodate 16 guests on its eight lovely cabins on the lower deck with individual air-conditioning, private bathroom with hot and cold showers, a couch and storage for clothing. We also provide laundry service to help each guest with their clothing every after a day of exploration. Housekeeping is daily monitored to maintain cleanliness within each cabin. The spacious indoor saloon has an audio and video entertainment system. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor lounge to enjoy the ocean view while talking with friends. There is a library filled with magazines and marine life books. The camera and charging stations are available all day for enthusiastic marine photographers.
The service crew serves healthy and high-quality meals from local and international cuisines made with fresh ingredients from the local market. Enjoy buffet-style full-board meals that vary every day to suit everyone’s desire. Cold and hot refreshments, including snacks, are available throughout the safari. Alcoholic beverages are available with additional purchases. Vegetarian options are available at the buffet table. Guests are encouraged to add their specific dietary requirements on the booking form. We only provide requests for food allergies and religious beliefs.
We make sure that this boat is in a pristine condition before starting its journey. This boat follows Boat Safety Checklist to ensure that it has all the necessary boat navigation and safety equipment placed on every level of this boat. Safety equipment includes life vests, life rafts, emergency oxygen, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, satellite phones, and first aid kits. The professional crew team can facilitate first aid as well as manage any situation that might occur on board.
The spacious shaded dive deck has the necessary equipment for diving, and it is spacious enough to room all divers for their preparation. There are several storages for every diver, DIN adaptor, tenders for diving, rinse hoses and separate rinse tank for U/W cameras. Non-divers can enjoy watersports activities to experience and see the beauty of the clear ocean along with fantastic landscapes of the islands. Nitrox is available for those with certification and a dive logbook. Rental dive equipment and watersports gear can be reserved upon booking and needs to be paid on board.
Expect a warm welcome from the crew team along with cocktails and snacks upon checking in. A short briefing and introduction are given to provide guests with safety guidelines as well as the itinerary plan. Visit the second largest reef in the world called the Apo Reef and encounter unique marine life together with aquatic plants within its depth. Enjoy six to nine days of accommodation with approximately 18 dives including night dives. The best time to visit the Philippines is during the dry season, between November and April.