Casa Escondida Anilao Resort and Dive Center (which means “hidden house” in Spanish is owned and operated by a diving professional and Instructor Dong Vergara.
Officially started on June 2016.
First time divers can start out at pool or warm up by snorkeling on Hidden House Reef just a quick swim away.
We also make make the resort non-diver friendly by offering packages that include trekking at Mt. Gulugod Baboy and beach-hopping at nearby island.
Anilao is known as the birthplace of scuba diving in the Philippines, Anilao is a tropical haven for scuba divers and dive photographers alike for its rich biodiversity and beautiful waters.
Located at the heart of the Coral Triangle and known as the “center of the center” of marine biodiversity, Anilao is home to more than half of the Philippines’ documented shore fish species as well as over 300 species of coral.
From Casa Escondida, you have access to over 40 of Anilao’s breathtaking diving destinations—with more being discovered every day! Attractions include colorful reefs,
caverns, walls, and even sea grass beds for muck diving, which are popular with macro photographers.
Nearby dive sites that can be easily reached by boat include Cathedral, Koala, and Eagle Point.
Other popular dive sites in the vicinity include Mainit, Saddle, Bahura, Dari Laut, Beatrice, Sombrero Island, Twin Rocks,Ligpo, and Dive and Trek.