Private Residence Dive & Spa Resort

Suburban resort setting with extensive diving facilities in Dauin, Negros Oriental

By Maria Elena Sulit
June 12, 2012

Private Residence Dive & Spa Resort is a contemporary resort in the rustic locality of Dauin, Negros Oriental, with modern day amenities and extensive diving facilities.


Photo by Betty Tianco
  • Dauin, Negros Oriental
  • 15 kilometers away from Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental's capital
  • Located in a private compound fronting the calm waters of the Bohol Sea and across the isolated island of Siquijor
  • A boat ride away from Apo Island, a popular dive site and snorkeling destination off the coast of Dumaguete

Ideal for:

  • Dive enthusiasts in search of expansive coral floors and rich marine life
  • Small barkadas seeking an island adventure; groups can make use of the rooms that accommodate up to four people
  • Small families who want to take the kids to watch whales and dolphins in their natural habitat
  • More upscale backpackers wanting to explore new locations and meet new people outside the metro


Photo by Bianca Ma. Guerrero
  • Classic Philippine artifacts are stationed in select places around the resort
  • Resort fronts the Bohol sea and is easily accessible to divers
  • The modern-rustic feel is consistent throughout the resort and it gives off a homey and relaxing vibe
  • Neatly manicured grounds and beach-themed pool give the resort a more high-end feel than most dive resorts


  • Interiors are Filipino inspired, with wicker headboards and shiny wooden floors
  • Rooms are well-maintained and spacious enough to house a small family comfortably
  • Larger rooms are available for bigger groups
  • Standard room amenities available for each room include air conditioning, television set, telephone, and a balcony
  • Resort has three types of rooms:
    • Superior Room
    • Executive Room
    • Superior Deluxe


Photo courtesy of Private Residence Dive & Spa Resort
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa and massage services
  • Diving facilities with access to dive sites around Dauin, Apo Island, and Siquijor
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant, bar, and lounge
  • Onsite organized yoga
  • Waterskiing, island hopping, billiards, land sightseeing tours, and mountain trekking activities
  • Packaged tours for Apo Island snorkeling, dolphin and whale watching in Bais, caving in Mabinay, sightseeing at Lake Balinsasayaw, golf, sightseeing in Dumaguete City, ATV exploration, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, and caving