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This small 16 room diving resort, located on the beach in Malapascua, is owned and operated by two well qualified and experienced instructors, and offers a comprehensive range of dive courses.

Offering a 5-star service and plenty of fun at the Craic House Bar, the emphasis at Evolution Resort is on enjoying the local dive sites, respecting the environment and evolving as divers. Underwater, Malapascua offers thresher sharks, wreck dives, macro life and plenty of reefs. Learn to dive or go technical, it’s all available here.

The dive centre operates four boat dives each day including the early morning trip to see the thresher sharks. Divers also have the choice to spend time on the house reef. Popular local dive sites include Bugtong Bato and Lapus Lapus. During your stay it's possible to take a day trip to Gato Island and also dive the Dona Marilyn and Cebu Pioneer if you enjoy wrecks and have the necessary qualification. The resort is CCR rebreather friendly and Nitrox is available. 

The resort is a TDI 5* Instructor Training Facility as well as a PADI 5* Resort and offers an extremely comprehensive mix of courses from open water to Instructor level at both recreational and technical levels. 

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Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Honeymooners
    • Singles

Dive trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itineraries:

Discover the Visayas

This popular itinerary offers divers the chance of thresher shark encounters in Malapascua, a unique dive with a resident sardine baitball in Moalboal and plenty of time to discover the islands of the Visayas region.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 13 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,175 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Sharks & Reefs

This two week itinerary is perfect for divers seeking thresher shark encounters in the clear blue waters at Monad Shoal, and the pristine reefs surrounding Panglao and Balicasag islands.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 17 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,145 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Surrounded by white sandy beaches, the little island of Malapascua has gained a reputation as one of the best places in the world for thresher shark sightings, encountered each morning at Monad Shoal. Numerous other sharks are also seen, as well as mantas.

  • Ideal for viewing: pelagic thresher shark, scalloped hammerhead shark, banded sea krait, mandarin fish, common cuttlefish
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Singles diving, Group diving, Shark diving

The Visayas

This central region of islands is deservedly famous for beautiful beaches, relaxed lifestyle and stunning dive sites. Cebu City is the international gateway and provides links to the most exciting dive spots including Malapascua, Moalboal, Dumaguete and Bohol.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, pelagic thresher shark, giant frogfish, black-tip reef shark, banded sea krait
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Singles diving, Luxury diving, Reef diving, Snorkelling, Underwater photography