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Casalay Boutique Villas & Dive Resort

Beachfront of the Casalay Boutique Villas & Dive Resort
Spacious swimming pool
Restaurant and bar during sunset
1-Bedroom Garden Villa
2-Bedroom Garden Villa
1-Bedroom Sea View Villa
2-Bedroom Sea View Villa
2-Bedroom Hillside-Summit View Villa
2-Bedroom Premier Villa
Relaxing massage poolside
Divers training in the pool

Casalay Boutique Villas & Dive Resort

Sitio Dalaruan, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro Philippines 5203 | Full board + 4 dives from $300/ppn

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Casalay Boutique is a secluded beachfront retreat in Puerto Galera, featuring 12 exclusive villas for an intimate experience accommodating up to 52 guests. The resort prioritizes sustainability, actively reducing single-use plastics, conserving energy, and collaborating with local environmental groups for responsible diving and citizen science initiatives. Their commitment to eco-friendly practices aligns with the serene and picturesque setting, offering guests not only a personalized escape but also an opportunity to engage in responsible and mindful tourism.


Quick Information 

  • No of Rooms: 12
  • Dive Center: On-site
  • Amenities: Swimming pool, spa, beachfront restaurant and bar, dive center and more!
  • WiFi: Yes, free
  • Nearest International Airport: Ninoy Aquino Airport
  • Airport shuttle: Yes


How to Get There

To reach Casalay Boutique from Metro Manila, guests have two options. For a direct and private route, a 2-hour drive to Berberabe Port is followed by a 30-minute pre-arranged private water taxi to the resort. Alternatively, those opting for public transportation can take a 2-3 hour drive or bus to Batangas Port, then a 1-1.5 hour ferry to Balatero Port in Puerto Galera. From there, a 10-minute tricycle or van ride to Muelle Port is followed by a 10-minute resort boat transfer to Casalay Boutique. The resort provides assistance in coordinating the private water taxi for convenience.


Dive Overview

Diving in Puerto Galera is a captivating experience, and the region is renowned for being one of the best diving destinations in the Philippines. The rich marine biodiversity and vibrant coral reefs make it a haven for underwater enthusiasts. The Sabang Bay area, close to Casalay Boutique, is particularly famous for its diverse dive sites.

Divers can explore stunning coral gardens, underwater caves, and vibrant walls teeming with marine life. Puerto Galera is known for its strong currents, providing exciting drift dives for more experienced divers. The area is home to an array of marine species, including colorful reef fish, fascinating macro life, and larger pelagic species.

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Types of Rooms, Amenities and Photos

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Casalay Boutique offers an exclusive and intimate accommodation experience in Puerto Galera. With a total of 12 villas, the resort ensures a personalized and secluded stay, accommodating up to 52 guests. The villas, surrounded by palm trees and lush gardens, provide a tranquil atmosphere, contributing to the overall sense of relaxation. Each villa is thoughtfully designed, combining modern amenities with a touch of tropical elegance. The resort's commitment to sustainability, with initiatives like reducing single-use plastics and conserving energy, adds an eco-conscious element to the guest experience.


1-Bedroom Garden Villa

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  • Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Casalay Boutique with the 1-Bedroom Garden Villa, nestled amidst lush gardens. This villa provides an affordable yet enchanting retreat, embracing guests with vibrant colors and fragrant scents. Ideal for couples or singles, the villa is located on the mid-level, accessible via 80+ steps, offering a serene atmosphere. The accommodation includes a comfortable queen bed, an outdoor lounge with garden views, and a bathroom with a shower. 


2-Bedroom Garden Villa

  • The 2-Bedroom Garden Villa offers a delightful experience with views of the outdoor lounge and garden. Ideal for accommodating four persons, the villa is located on the mid-level, accessible via 80+ steps, providing a tranquil atmosphere. Guests can enjoy the inclusive breakfast and the comfort of a queen bed and two single beds. The outdoor lounge adds to the relaxing ambiance, while the bathroom with a shower is conveniently accessible from both rooms. 
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1 bedroom sea view villa

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  • The 1-Bedroom Sea View Villa offers an enchanting experience for those seeking captivating vistas. Nestled in the mid-level of the resort, this villa features a loft and a balcony with panoramic ocean views, providing a serene backdrop where the horizon seamlessly blends with the sky. Ideal for two persons with the option for an additional two in the loft, the villa ensures a comfortable stay with amenities such as a queen bed, two single beds in the loft, a bathroom with a shower, free WIFI, air conditioning, and a mini-fridge.


2-Bedroom Sea View Villa

  • The 2-Bedroom Sea View Villa at Casalay Boutique is a two-story retreat offering sweeping views of the sea and garden. Tailored for families or small groups, the villa accommodates up to four persons and is located on the mid-level, accessible via 140+ steps. The inclusive breakfast enhances the stay, and the villa features one queen bed on the first floor, two single beds on the second floor, and the option for extra beds.
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2-Bedroom Hillside-Summit View Villa

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  • Perched on the upper levels of Casalay Boutique, the 2-Bedroom Hillside-Summit View Villa presents an elevated experience with six villas offering two bedrooms each. Ideal for accommodating four persons, this villa, though accessed by approximately 200+ steps, rewards guests with panoramic views. The first floor boasts a queen bed, while the second floor features two single beds, and extra beds are available for larger groups. A balcony with sea views enhances the tranquil setting. 


2-Bedroom Premier Villa

  • Indulge in the epitome of luxury with the 2-Bedroom Premier Villa at Casalay Boutique. Positioned on the ground floor, these best-selling villas offer poolside relaxation and captivating sea views. Accommodating up to four persons, the villa, accessible with a mere 20+ steps, features one queen bed on the first floor, two single beds on the second floor, and the option for extra beds. Guests can enjoy the inclusive breakfast on the balcony with sea views or in the front garden. 
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  • Breakfast included
  • Extra beds possible
  • Balcony with sea view
  • 1x Bathroom with shower
  • Front garden
  • Free WIFI
  • Air conditioning
  • Award-winning Emma mattress
  • Crisp, 5-star quality linens
  • Mini fridge
  • Towel and hairdryer
  • Safety deposit box
  • Coffee and tea facilities

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Resort Facilities

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  • Swimming Pools
  • Beachfront Restaurant
  • Beachfront Bar
  • Spa
  • PADI Dive Center
  • Pavilion
  • Water sports
  • Complimentary transfers



Casalay Boutique provides a delightful dining experience with stunning ocean views at its beachfront restaurant and bar. The restaurant, open from 7 AM to 10 PM, offers a diverse menu featuring delectable culinary creations. Guests can enjoy dishes ranging from light salads and seafood to hearty pasta dishes and grilled meats. Whether it's a romantic dinner for two or a casual lunch with friends, the restaurant provides a relaxed atmosphere to suit various occasions.

The beachfront bar at Casalay, open from 11 AM onwards, is the perfect spot to unwind with a refreshing drink. The bar offers a wide selection of cocktails, beers, and wines. Guests can choose to catch some rays, witness the stunning sunset, or simply enjoy the sounds of the ocean.


Casalay Boutique Villas & Dive Resort Activities

  • Beachfront with great shore entry snorkelling
  • Crystal kayaks
  • Standup paddleboards
  • Island hopping and inland tours
  • Diving

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Packages & Rates

Casalay Boutique Villas & Dive Resort Rates

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dive and stay packages 2024

All rates are in USD and per person.

5-Day Package$1,200
7-Day Package$1,400
10-Day Package$1,600



  • Round trip transportation from Manila
  • Twin sharing accommodation
  • Full board meals
  • Up to 4 dives a day
  • 1 night dive / blackwater dive
  • 1 day trip to Verde Island (2 dives)
  • Extra activities (choose 2): Puerto Galera land tour, Cultural night party, Open pit BBQ, Signature full body massage



  • Nitrox
  • Gear rental
  • Alcoholic beverages

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Dive Information

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Dive Overview

Diving in Puerto Galera is an exhilarating experience, showcasing vibrant coral reefs filled with an array of marine life. The underwater world here is a visual feast, featuring schooling reef fish like jacks, snappers, triggerfish, groupers, trevally, and barracuda. The lively coral reefs provide a stunning backdrop, with occasional appearances by reef sharks. The diverse marine ecosystem includes encounters with turtles, moray eels, cephalopods, and macro crustaceans. Puerto Galera offers something for every diver, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a rich underwater adventure. Diving is possible year-round, and the water temperature remains comfortably warm at 26-30°C (78-86°F). Whether you're a novice or an experienced diver, Puerto Galera promises a captivating and diverse marine experience.

At the heart of the Coral Triangle lies the Verde Island Passage, hailed as the "center of the center of marine shore fish biodiversity" worldwide. Accessible from Puerto Galera via a 40-minute boat ride, the VIP is a must-visit for divers. This remarkable passage is home to over 1,700 species of fish and 300 species of coral, making it an unparalleled destination for those seeking a truly immersive and diverse underwater experience.

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Dive Center Information

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calasalay divers Overview

Scuba diving enthusiasts will find Puerto Galera, to be a multi-awarded dive destination renowned for its unparalleled marine biodiversity and consistently warm waters throughout the year. Casalay Divers offers an opportunity to explore over 30 world-class dive sites, accommodating divers of all skill levels. The underwater paradise of Puerto Galera promises a diverse and captivating experience, making it an ideal destination for those seeking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Philippine underwater landscape.

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Practical Information

  • Electricity: 220 Volts
  • Time zone: UTC+8
  • Languages: Filipino & English
  • Accept Credit Cards?: Yes

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