9. Honda Bay
Honda Bay in Palawan is a beautiful dive site in the Philippines surrounded with white sand and corals. Here you can find the great population of starfish located in “Starfish Island” in Honda Bay. Marine gastropod mollusk called “cowrie”, small to large sea snails, and many more! The marine lifeforms here is said to be almost the same as of Tubbataha Reef.
Anilao in Batangas is one of the popular diving destination in the Philippines. This is a very accessible dive site since it is just a 2 – 3 hours ride from Metro Manila. Here you can find colorful corals and different fish species. Interesting life forms and coral formations can be found in Anilao.