Puerto Galera, also known as the “Pearl of Mindoro”, is famous for splendid beaches and coral reefs. It is surrounded by lush mountains and a soothing vision of shimmering seas. Especially underwater it is a feast for the eyes. Local dive operators forbid taking of anything except pictures and great experiences on exquisite dive sites. The Pearl of Mindoro is the number one hub amongst dive enthusiasts and has the biggest number of dive schools. With a travel time of only approximately three hours from Manila by land and sea makes it to an interesting spot to visit.