The first PADI Dive Center and Beach Resort in Sipalay City and discovered 44 great Dives Sites in Sipalay.

– Excellent House Reef for snorkeling and diving
– Great Beach Accommodation direct at beach front
– Swimming Pool with unique Pool and Beach bar
– Bungalow with or without satellite TV,
– More aircon or fan rooms on the beach
– New Superior Family Apartments
– Delicious Food local and international
– Vegetarian Food and Mongolian Barbeque Grill
– Beach Restaurant, Grill Buffet, Bar and Music
– Homemade Swiss Bread, Dark or White
– Volcanic Rock Grill for great barbeque
– White Sand Beach with sunset to the ocean
– Spacious Botanical Garden, Camping and Tenting
– Cave Exploration, Trekking
– Daytrips to Danjugan Island Sanctuary
– Motorbike Rental
– New concrete road access with free onsite parking
– Internet Access with WiFi LAN for your Laptop
– Laundry Service
– Beach Volleyball, Billiard, Table Tennis
– Back up Generator 24 hours
– Friendly Staff
– Own source of water

Diving Package

General (Including)

Transfers from Bacolod City (Negros Occidental) or from Dumaguete City (Negros Oriental) with an air- conditioned mini bus to our Resort and back. How to find us?
Welcome drink of your choice upon arrival at the pool side bar.
Package prices for double occupancy per person
Free swimming pool use
Accommodations ( beach front )

Category: Deluxe

Bungalows 1 to 6
All deluxe bungalows are integrated into two buildings, but with the same furnishing and decoration layout. The buildings location site is slightly elevated and more or less 20 meters behind the beach front at first row. A nice pathway, which is leading along the beach, through a botanical garden, brings you to the restaurant and pool bar as well as to the reception area in less than one minute. Each room comes with a double bed and a single bed as well with an electric fan. Inside the room, you will find a reading light, shelves, mosquitoes net and power outlets. A nice and quiet split type air-con will keep the room cool and pleasant. The private toilet and shower room has hot and cold water and is equipped with a big mirror. All rooms have a roof protected balcony and are set up with nice bamboo chairs and table. If the weather is good, you can enjoy an amazing, colourful sunset into the waters of Punta Ballo.

Accommodations ( elevated area )

Category: Villas

Bungalow, Dolphin, Nemo, Whaleshark, Seahorse, Barracuda
These individual Villas are overlooking the beach front bungalow and offer an unbelievable view to the ocean. They are nicely inbuilt into an elevated hill without any obstructions or neighbours in front of the balcony. A short walk along a beautiful pathway, passing by only two small stairway sections will take you in 1 to 2 Minutes to the restaurant, beach or pool bar as well as to the front desk. It is even possible to check in your luggage directly through a short cut into your Villa. All Villas comes with air-conditioning, satellite TV, and a cute nice mini bar with some cold drinks. A double bed, a single bed, reading light, shelves, chair and table as well as mosquitoes net on windows and doors is the standard style of the Villas. Cold and hot water shower in a nice private bathroom will make your stay pleasant. A special light system will make your stay romantic. A roof protected balcony with set of bamboo chairs and a table invites you to enjoy a cold beer on the terrace with a fantastic view out to the ocean.

Accommodations ( beach front )

Category: Superior

Bungalow Enzian & Bungalow Toscana
These two bungalows right at the beach front offers you a great opportunity to enjoy your holiday. A nice pathway, which is leading along the beach through a botanical garden, brings you to the restaurant and pool bar as well as to the reception area. Since they are located at the beach front, a great view to the beach and ocean is guaranteed. These two private big bungalows offer one big living room with a higher standard surrounded by a large flower garden. A quiet split type air-conditioning system will keep the Bungalow cool and fresh. The bungalows are well furnished with a double bed, 2 single beds, a sofa bed, shelves, table, chairs, reading light, as well as with a nice satellite TV set and a cute nice mini bar with some cold drinks. Large mirror glass front sliding doors gives you a great panoramic view, even in bad weather situation; it will give you a great peaceful place to relax protected from wind and rain. Mosquitoes net are set up on all windows and doors. The comfortable toilet and shower area comes with hot and cold water. The roof protected balcony has a large extension in front of the cottage; you can even put up a tent on the private loan. The whole place is surrounded by flowers and gardens. A rattan made lying and reading chair will give you a comfortable time on the balcony or even outside the open garden area. With two comfortable hammocks, you will enjoy the holiday even more. The whole bungalow area offers around 70 square meters and gives you a feeling to be in paradise. Most suitable for families with children or honeymooners, couples and groups up to 5 or 6 persons. DVD upon request available

Accommodations ( elevated area )

Category: Superior

Bungalow Manta
This bungalow stands alone on a private property, which even has a private gate as your main entrance. This so called Honeymoon Suite or Family Apartment with its name Manta, is located just next to the Villas. Two stairway sections are integrated into the pathway going to the restaurant, bar, beach, or reception area, which takes only one minute to walk. It is even possible to check in your luggage directly through a short cut into your bungalow. The suite is divided into a living room and a sleeping room; whereas a door is connecting the two rooms. The living room is well furnished with a sofa bed, salon table, shelves, a nice satellite TV set and a cute nice mini bar with some cold drinks. Inside the living room, you have a fantastic view out to the ocean, because it offers all-around sliding doors, with a great panoramic view. Even in bad weather situation, it will give you a great place to relax. The sleeping room comes with a double bed, table, chair, shelves and reading lights. Each room has mosquito net and a separate air-condition system. Outside the private loan, you also can find a water basin with several shelving. A private toilet and shower, with hot and cold water connects both rooms and can be locked individually for your convenience. It offers many shelving and it has a roof window for a great light effect. An integrated balcony will offer you a peaceful place enjoying the surroundings while sitting on comfortable rattan lying and reading chair. With an integrated comfortable hammock, you will enjoy the holiday even more. A picture perfect view out to the ocean, overlooking the beach front bungalows will make your stay a remembrance. With a total area of about 60 square meters, the Honeymoon Suite is a perfect place to be with its higher standard. Most suitable for families with children or honeymooners, couples and groups up to 5 or 6 persons. DVD upon request available
Pls visit: Bungalow

Single Occupancy
Pls ask for a special offer for single occupancy as well as for rates for children.

Restaurant (Including)
Breakfast, lunch, dinner a la carte with a refreshing powder juice (orange or pineapple) in a pitcher. One drink of your choice like soft drink or beer for dinner. Every Wednesday night we serve a seafood buffet and every Saturday night we offer a Mongolian barbecue buffet. As a complementary we offer the Dinner upon arrival ( at the resort only ) as well as breakfast before check out. Drinking water (purified refill water) at any time as much as you like. ( For Divers only )

Not included:
Bar Bill, Internet Wi Fi, Telephone Calls, Billiard, Laundry Service

Diving (Including)
Weight belt, tank, boat, dive guides
If you go for an Open Water Course, everything like equipment, course fees, swimming pool use, PADI manual and the PADI certificate is included

Not included for Fun Divers:
– Surcharge for all rental equipment
– Surcharge for BCD ( jacket )
– Surcharge for regulator
– Surcharge for wet suit
– Surcharge for Nitrox
– Surcharge for Dive Computer
– Surcharge for Flashlight
– Surcharge for night dives
– Surcharge for day trips to Turtle Island with our diving boat
– Surcharge for day trips to Campomanes Bay by land ( if bad weather only )

All diving or sanctuary fees can be paid here at the Resort.

Conditions
We would like to get a down payment of EUR 50,00 upon your booking reservation is made and confirmed. Your down payment will be fully credited off your total amount without transaction fees. If we receive a full payment of the package one month prior to your arrival we offer you a 5% discount on the total package amount. If you do not get the full package, ( Non Diver ) , we offer you a 2% discount. Any additional bills can be paid here at the resort with your credit card or in cash, PHP, USD, EUR, CHF.

We wish you a nice holiday and we’re looking forward to accommodate you here.

 

ARTISTIC DIVING TEAM

Arthur Mueller

Owner and PADI Instructor MSDT # 97630

Contact Information

Direction

  • How to get to the Philippines and Negros

    By Air:
    International Airports
    There are two International Airports in the Philippines, Manila City and Cebu City

    Domestic Airports
    The Island of Negros has two domestic airports.
    It is the domestic airport of Bacolod ( recommended ) in the north and the domestic airport of Dumaguete in the south. Both airports are app. 170 km away from Sipalay City.

    You can book a flight from Manila or from Cebu to Bacolod, or you get a flight from Manila to Dumaguete. Both airports offer Taxi Service to the City or directly to Sipalay City. At Bacolod's airport, there's a Shuttle Bus service going as far as SM Supermall in Bacolod. Price Pesos 100.

    Airlines available online
    www.cebupacificair.com
    or
    www.philippineairlines.com

    By Ferry:
    Cebu or Tagbilaran
    Travellers from Cebu can get a fast ferry via Tagbilaran ( Bohol ) to Dumaguete.
    www.oceanjet.net/schedcebudumaguete.htm

    Via Boracay – Iloilo – Bacolod – Sipalay
    From Boracay (Caticlan) you can get a Minivan (L300) to go via Kalibo to Iloilo. (5 hours trip) Upon arrival in Iloilo, you can get a fast ferry to Bacolod.
    www.oceanjet.net/schediloilobacolod.htm
    At the ferry pier in Bacolod, there're Taxi's going to the bus station or to Sipalay.

    Via Malapasqua – Bantayan Island – Negros – Sipalay
    There is a ferry from Malapasqua to Bantayan Island. From Bantayan there's an other ferry connection to Negros (Victorias).
    From Victorias, you can ride a bus to Sipalay via Bacolod.

    By Bus:
    Buses from Bacolod leaving for Sipalay City every hour. (5 hours or more)
    Pls check for the sign board “Hinoba-an”. There are direct connection between Bacolod and Sipalay.
    Twice a day, there're aircon buses available.

    Buses from Dumaguete leaving for Sipalay City every hour. (5 hours or more, price 300 Pesos)
    Pls check the bus for the sign board “Bayawan”. You might change the bus in Bayawan for “Hinoba-an”
    In Hinoba an, you might transfer to an other bus again going to Sipalay.

    Passenger from Cebu can also get a bus going to Bato (South Cebu) and cross over by ferry to Tampi (Negros).
    You can remain seated in the bus. From Tampi the bus is going to Dumaguete. (pls check buses from Dumaguete)

    Once you arrive in Sipalay by bus, just go to PAT'S Restaurant for transportation going to ARTISTIC DIVING. The owner of the Restaurant, Felix, will assist you. A trip with a single motorbike to Punta Ballo. There're now also Tricycle available.