Punta del sol Dive Site in Davao - Philippines
Its a picturesque sight to see, both on the surface and under water, off the coast of Catagman and Limao on Samal Island in Davao. Punta Del Sol Dive Site has a Punta Del Sol Beach Resort to tandem with for a total dive and vacation spree.
Its a few kilometers from the Penaplata Wharf and the Island Garden City at Igacos, Samal. Going there from mainland Davao is easy, toojust board a ferry from the Sta. Ana Wharf and take a 20-minute leisurely boat ride, sightseeing along the western coast of Samal. Just going to Punta Del Sol Dive Site is rewarding in itself. What more of the deep sea features?
As the vicinity is resort ladenthe northwestern coastline alone has some 14 beach resortsthe deep sea world of Punta Del Sol Dive Site affords no less than the same. Beneath the site are various hard and soft coral beds inhabited by many striking tropical fish. There are also huge sea creatures frolicking around periodically like barracudas and also some jacks and tuna.
Punta Del Sol Dive Site also has fusiliers, morays, sea horses, garden eels, parrot fish, sea urchins, and wrasse to show off. Around its vicinity are razor fish, various reef fish with rainbow colors, and lion fish. The site is also known for some turtle sightings and schools of diminutive fish. Water current is generally slight to moderate and most areas of Punta Del Sol Dive Site are perfect for easy diving.
Other beautiful dive sites near Punta Del Sol Dive Site have more or less the same features. Dive sites in the Samal and Talicud area are somewhat related, exhibiting slightly similar features and moods. And nearest of them to Punta Del Sol are San Jose and Paradise Beach. Marissa, Dela Paz Corner, and Sementeryo sites are also just a few distance away.
Dive sites in the islands, like Punta Del Sol Dive Site, are world class and promise unique deep sea features uncommon in other places. And many more features remain unexplored and waiting for discovery. Unlike other dive sites, portions of Samal and Talicud deep sea remain uncharted.
For a short break after a dive session at Punta Del Sol Dive Site, we may opt to rest on the Malipano Islets not far from the site. The islets, actually exposed sand dunes, provide a good place for reclining as we relax musing about the wonders of Punta Del Sol Dive Site.