The Azores has set new standards in liveaboard diving in the Philippines and, many of our guests say, in Asia. Azores is the perfect place from which to explore some of the best diving in the world – we offer four distinct itineraries showcasing parts of the Philippines, or schedules only possible by liveaboard. What stays the same are the creature comforts, great food and welcoming crew
Introducing a new style of cruising through the Philippine Islands, the Discovery Fleet offers full diving and non-diving programs. Avid divers can expect a full day of scuba diving the spectacular coral reefs, wrecks and marine life of this sun-kissed archipelago while their non-diving companions have a full day or snorkeling, island visits, kayaking and beach hopping.
Dive the Philippines by luxury liveaboard and experience a wider variety of dive sites and destinations. The S/Y Philippine Siren has been built by divers for divers and every thought has gone into making her a yacht aboard which divers will be comfortable. Relax in the convenience of a highly experienced crew who work tirelessly to ensure your diving vacation is second to none. Built on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, she is a traditional “gaft rigged Phinisi” handcrafted from ironwood and teak. You will find no other dive liveaboard as beautiful in the Philippine Sea. Built by divers for divers the S/Y Philippine Siren is a modern and spacious diving liveaboard.
The 25 meters scuba diving liveabord cruise, a well equipped steel boat. All the cabins have an elegant wooden finish and are equipped with individually controlled air conditioned and have private bathrooms with hot water. Towels are provided.
M/Y Vasco is a Philippine registered Dive and Pleasure Yacht. She has been cruising in the Philippine waters since 1998 and is currently one of the longest running live-board vessels in the country with a highly experienced crew. M/Y Vasco has a rare and unique history of being a Russian spy trawler during the cold war. A few years after decommissioning, she was bought and converted into a full service dive vessel. She has been taking divers to the most exciting as well as remote dive destinations in the Philippines for almost 15 years. She has also participated in several underwater archeological missions (Esperanza, Panagatan cays 1999; Hispaniola 2000; Santa Cruz 2001) and surveys (from 1998 to 2011).