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Tailor Made Tours
All of our trips to Sangat Resort are tailor made to suit your requirements so please contact us on 01323 648 924 or click on enquire above to let us know what you're looking for. Guide price from £1795 including flights, transfers, 7 nights full board and 14 dives.
Imagine a 300 meter stretch of pure white sand beachfront surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and majestic coconut palms… postcard-perfect tropical waters teaming with rainbows of aquatic life… and eleven historically important World War II Japanese ship wrecks just minutes away from your doorstep....
Sounds too good to be true doesn't it? that's what everyone says, until they arrive at Sangat.
Edged by a 300-meter span of white sand beachfront, postcard-perfect tropical waters, and coral reef gardens brimming with sea life, Sangat Island Dive Resort has become, in just a few short years, one of the premier resort destinations for eco-conscious paradise-seekers and diving enthusiasts the worldwide.
What makes Sangat Island Dive Resort extra special is its close proximity to 11 World War II wrecks, 10 of which are historically significant Japanese War and Supply ships sunk by American forces during the "Battle of Coron Bay" in 1944, 8 of which lie between just 5 & 30 minutes away from the beach.
- Sangat Island Dive Resort is an intimate and friendly resort that offers just fourteen ecologically "low-impact" accommodations. In keeping with the extraordinary beauty of the island, all resort accommodations have been constructed according to the durable, time-honoured techniques of local native artisans and laboriously assembled from the finest, locally-available materials including hand-woven bamboo wall panels, split-bamboo flooring, and Cogon Grass or Nipa Palm roofing.
All accommodations are well ventilated by large mosquito-netted windows and include ceiling fans, ample lighting, 220-volt electrical outlets and western-styled bathroom facilities.
These 6 stilt-mounted beach cottages are ideal for those who desire that perfect view of tropical waters by day, or dream of being lulled to sleep by the sound of gentle lapping waves at night.
Additional features include elevated wooden terraces overlooking the crystal-clear waters of Coron Bay, woven cotton hammocks and sun beds.
These are significantly larger and taller than the other beachside accommodations, they offer a 6x7 meter living/bedroom area with two double-beds, spacious western-styled bathroom facilities and a bay-view terrace. A mere stone’s throw from our beachfront, this unique accommodation features spectacular views of Coron Bay and a shaded hammock lounge directly beneath the structure.
These 4 cottages are nestled at the base of a wall of towering, semi-timbered limestone cliffs, in a lushly-forested and uniquely peaceful environment that is often frequented by the gentle music of tropical morning song birds.
While located near the rear boundary of the resort, each hillside cottage is quite literally a 60-second walk to our grass-edged beachfront. Similar to our beachside styles, each hillside accommodation also includes an exterior bay-view terrace and woven cotton hammocks.
Spacious and comfortable enough to easily and economically accommodate a larger family or medium-sized groups of guests under one roof.
Each of these two suite units – constructed directly opposite each other with a common open-air foyer between features a living room area and 2 separate bedrooms.
Both bungalow suite units share a wrap-around exterior terrace complete with tables, chairs and cotton lounge hammocks. While somewhat removed from the beach front, terrace-lounging guests will still be able to enjoy a relatively unobstructed view of the beach area and bay waters.
Perched well above the rest of the resort, these 2 Hilltop Chalets are the perfect accommodation for any romantic couple interested in a private, exclusively-styled paradise hide-away.
Aside from the unique location and ambiance these very special accommodations afford, their stone-walled, Cogon grass roofed Chalets also offer commanding views of Coron Bay and effortless access to our bar and restaurant facilities.
Additional amenities specific to the Hilltop Chalets include a bamboo-canopied beds, a modern rock-tiled bathroom with glass-walled shower room, satellite TV reception, a fully stocked mini-bar.
If you're interested in your very own private slice of paradise, the ultra-secluded, tri-level Lambingan Villa – complete with its own private (and we mean private) white sand beachfront – is, unquestionably, the only place to stay!
Masterfully crafted into a cove of limestone some 200 meters from your nearest neighbour – and accessible only by kayak or a hanging foot bridge – the Lambingan Villa offers it’s guests a beach-level entry foyer, an open-air lounge area, a Balinese “rock shower”, an elevated second-floor sleeping chamber and a massive, stately, third-floor master bedroom.
Upon entering this spectacular accommodation from its own secluded white sand beachfront, guests will be initially greeted by a spacious, open-air entertainment area and hammock lounge. To the left of the lounge area is the entrance to one of the resort’s most talked about features: a rock-enclosed Balinese-inspired shower grotto where the salt, sand and sweat of the day is eased from your body by a cascade of fresh water falling from a fissure in the rocks above.
Moving up a short double staircase reveals the second floor sleeping chamber which includes two queen-size beds, two western styled toilet facilities, and a fully-stocked mini-bar. On the third floor, directly beneath the eaves of the Nipa-thatched roof, is the grand master bedroom complete with king size bed, satellite TV, and incredible views of Coron Bay and an ancient limestone forest.
- Sangat Island Dive Resort has a comprehensive on-site dive facility fitted-out with all the equipment you'll need for any underwater adventure during your stay.
There is diving suitable for all levels abilities and all preferences, here are some examples... night, twin set and nitrox dives are available.
Wreck Dives Vessel Type Length Location Travel Time Max. Depth Visibility Requirements Sangat Sub Chaser Sub Chaser 35 Meter Sangat Island 10 Minutes 18 Meter 15 Meter Open Water The Olympia Maru Freighter 160 Meter Coron Bay 10 Minutes 27 Meter 15 Meter Open Water, Advanced OWD, Wreck Diver. The Morazan Freighter 140-Meter Coron Bay 20 Minutes 26 Meter 15 Meter Open Water, Advanced OWD, Wreck Diver. The Kogyo Maru Cargo Vessel 180-Meter Coron Bay 15 Minutes 34 Meter 15 Meter Open Water, Advanced OWD, Wreck Diver. The Lusong Gunboat Gunboat 30 Meter Lusong 20 Minutes 12 Meter 15 Meter Skin Diver, Open Water Diver The Irako Maru Refrigeration 200 Meter Coron Bay 15 Minutes 40 Meter 15 Meter Advanced OWD, Deep Diver, Wreck Diver. The Akitsushima Seaplane Tender 180 Meter Manglet 20 Minutes 38 Meter 15 Meter Advanced OWD, Wreck Diver. The Okikawa Maru Tanker 200 Meter Busuanga 30 Minutes 26 Meter 15 Meter Open Water, Advanced OWD, Wreck Diver. The Skeleton Gunboat Gun Boat 25 Meter Coron 40 Minutes 25 Meter 15 Meter Open Water Diver The Kyokuzan Maru Freighter 180 Meter Busuanga 4 hours 40 Meter 30 Meter Advanced Open Water Diver, Wreck Diver The Nanshin Maru Fishing Vessel 45 Meter Black Island 1 hour 32 Meter 30 Meter Advanced Open Water Diver, Wreck Diver.
Reef Dives Dive Type Location Travel Time Max. Depth Visibility Requirements Sangat House Reef Tropical Reef Sangat Island 3 Minutes 28 Meter 28 Meter Open Water Diver Sangat Coral Gardens Tropical Reef Sangat Island 10 Minutes 10 Meter 25 Meter Open Water Diver Lusong Reef Tropical Reef Lusong Island 15 Minutes 15 Meter 15 Meter Open Water Diver Calumbuyan Reef Tropical Reef Calumbuyan Island 25 Minutes 34 Meter 34 Meter Open Water Diver. Dynamite Point Reef Tropical Reef Chindonan Island 15 Minutes 18 Meter 18 Meter Open Water Diver.
Other Dives Dive Type Location Travel Time Max. Depth Visibility Requirements Barracuda Lake Geothermal Lake Coron Island 30 Minutes 35 Meter 34 Meter Open Water, Technical Diver, Cave Diver. Cathedral Cave Cavern Coron Island 45 Minutes 8 Meter Crystal Clear Advanced Water Diver, Cave Diver.
- Flights & Transfers
- There are many flights available to the Philippines through several leading airlines. Please chat with us prior to booking to see which routings best suit you, sometimes extending your brief stop over by a couple of hours can save you money!
Upon arrival in Manila it’s a 60 minute domestic flight onto Coron.
- Food & Drink
- Your stay at Sangat will be on a full board basis.
Sangat Island Dive Resort’s open-air, beach-side restaurant and bar facility offers a wide selection of tasty regional and international dishes – as well as a many satisfying beverage options – throughout the day and well into the evening.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, served in a friendly buffet-style format, is completely free during your stay at Sangat Island Dive Resort. Unlimited coffee and tea are also included.
Each of the buffet dishes are meticulously prepared from the freshest ingredients including just-off-the-boat seafood delicacies, chicken and pork entrees, colourful and nutritious vegetable and salad options as well as many delicious tropical fruits.
In addition to the fixed buffet meal schedule, you may also order an assortment of snack selections and refreshments sure to satisfy any between-buffet cravings. Picnic lunches can also be prepared for island trekking adventures, Jet Ski tours or Island Hopping excursions.
After a hard day of diving, jet-skiing or island trekking there’s no better place to relax and share the days’ adventures than from the intimate environment of the Sangat Island Bar or our newly-constructed over-water Rock Bar.
Fully stocked with a large selection international libations, wines and – of course – a significant provisioning of world famous San Miguel beer, both of our bar facilities are sure to have the perfect potion required to ease the muscle strain and sunburn of your newly found island lifestyle.
The Sangat Island Bar includes a comfortable conversation lounge and a regulation size pool table. The Rock bar offers ample open-air seating with calming panoramic views of our lovely beachfront by day and an endless blanket of stars by night.
Closing hours are strictly dictated by their guests and wireless internet is available and can be accessed from any corner of the restaurant or bar.
- Optional Activities
- Kayaks, hobie sailing, paddle boarding, island hoping, yacht charters and sunset cruises, rock climbing, trekking, bird watching, hot springs, massage and even a fitness studio is all available to book locally.
Further details available on request.
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