Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort
If you are thinking of diving or staying in Malapascua consider us your first choice. We have everything you need for a relaxing, exciting, enjoyable stay with first class facilities and service.
Exotic is the pioneer dive resort on Malapascua. The first dive shop to open on the island in 1998, Exotic has grown over the years and is now the leading dive resort on the island, without compromising its original laid-back charm and outstanding service. Our continued expansion is a result of our customer’s loyalty and desire to revisit and share their Exotic experience with others. Why not come and see what brings people back to us year after year?
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With the beautiful weather we have been experiencing over the last few weeks here at Malapascua Exotic the early morning starts to see the Thresher Sharks at Monad Shoal have been made so much easier and our divers have certainly not been disappointed. Divers have reported seeing up to 4-5 sharks at any one time Read more about Great Thresher Shark Dives![…]
We have just hosted the first PADI instructor exam of 2019 on 18th-19th Feb in Malapascua and it was a very successful start of the year. All of the candidates have passed and become officially new PADI instructors! Congratulations to all of the hard working IDC candidates, course directors, staff instructors and of course the Read more about First GoPro in Paradise of 2019 is a success in Malapascua![…]
It’s been a great year 2018 and we had one last big success of GoPro in Paradise this year on 5th-6th December. This IE was very busy and we had two great PADI examiners over. Congratulations to all of the candidates for not only passing IE but also done a good job during their IDCs. Read more about GoPro in Paradise — Wrapped up for 2018[…]
Yes, it’s Thursday again! And now it is Exotic’s turn to host the Debris Free Thursday in Malapascua. We are very happy to see a lot of people showed up: Exotic guests and staff, volunteers from People and the Sea, tourists on the island, local kids, etc. The more the merrier! We split into two Read more about Malapascua Debris Free Thursday Hosted by Exotic[…]
Big congratulations to Yuan! He is now officially a PADI divemaster after four weeks training! Yuan is living in Kunming, China and his usual diving place is in a high altitude lake nearby–very interesting profile of a Chinese diver! When he first came to Malapascua he was amazed by the marine life, warm seawater and good Read more about The journey of Yuan to become a PADI divemaster[…]
PADI Instructor Examination was very successful on 9th-10th August in Malapascua. Everyone did a great job and all passed to become PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor! Congratulations to our Exotic Island PADI IDC candidates Anne, Jessica, Kelly and Mark! Team Doozy Raptoor did an amazing job during the IDC and passed PADI IE with flying Read more about Successful GoPro in Paradise AGAIN!!![…]
We recently received a kind feedback from our Swiss guests Thomas and Michael. All of our staff are very happy that they enjoyed time here at Exotic. It was definitely a pleasure for us to host their holiday as well! “Dear All, I am now back again in Switzerland and would like to thank you Read more about Sweet review from Switzerland[…]
Virgin Mary Project is created to protect our major dive sites around Malapascua Island. We hope by installing Virgin Mary statues, it will stop illegal fishing since the local fishermen are all Catholic. There are already three statues installed underwater at Monad Shoal, Chocolate Island and Gato Island. Two more to go on land of Read more about Virgin Mary Statue Installed at Chocolate Island[…]
During the past AWARE week (15th-23rd September 2018), Exotic team has found and retrieved a huge fishing net stuck underwater at Pawikan Hole–one of our local dive sites in Malapascua with beautiful corals. It took two rice sacks to fill and we had to weigh them separately because it was too heavy! The total weight Read more about AWARE Week–Mission Exotic Completed![…]
In celebration of the ocean, AWARE Week is taking place from 15th-23rd September 2018! In Exotic we invite all of you–both divers and non-divers–to take action for the ocean: 1. Sign up for AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty Course (2 Dives) during the week for 10% off! Learn more about the sharks and the danger they Read more about Exotic AWARE Week 2018 – The Ocean Needs You![…]