Malapascua in Cebu is one of the best islands in the Philippines featuring incredible scuba diving sites and unspoiled white sand beaches. It’s also known for the sightings of Thresher Sharks. Aside from that, it is famous for its adrenaline-packed experiences that will surely satisfy any thrill-seeker.


Malapascua is a perfect place to disconnect from the chaos of our modern world, and reconnect with nature. If you’re looking for a resort in North Cebu, why not stay at Evolution Diving Resort? It’s a nice and friendly owner-operated resort that provides everything you could need to enjoy your island vacation. The resort has 16 rooms with a choice of AC or Fan, all within a short distance of their powdery white sand beach.



We stayed in one of their Deluxe Rooms. Our air-conditioned room, perfect for nature lovers, is surrounded by verdant grass and tropical trees. It features 2 beds with comfy bedding, a flat-screen tv, a wooden cabinet, a refrigerator and complimentary coffee. It has also a spacious bathroom that features a hot and cold shower, fresh white towels, and complimentary toiletries.



The room has also a private balcony that comes with a table and chairs. It’s facing the resort’s restaurant and is very accessible to the white beach. There’s also a swing to enjoy, a few steps from our balcony. Room rates start for as low as P2300 per night good for two pax.


One of my favorite spots in the resort was the Craic House, a charming Irish pub & restaurant that offers mouthwatering dishes, refreshing juices and alcoholic beverages. I must say it’s the best restaurant in Malapascua for having a nice and cool ambiance with the overlooking view of the white beach. The food was awesome and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. It has several picture-perfect spots where you can unwind and admire the scenery.


At Evolution Dive and Beach Resort, water sports activities such as diving and snorkeling can be arranged. The resort is famous for its world-class diving. Just to mention,  Evolution Dive is one of the best dive centres in Malapascua if not all of the Philippines. It offers incredible diving with rare thresher sharks. Yes, you could see up close this amazing sea creature. The Thresher Shark is one of a few species that likes to leap from the water and seeing this kind of shark in Malapascua is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.



“Evolution is the leading specialist for Thresher Shark encounters in the world.  Like all dive shops, we bring our recreational customers to see the Thresher Sharks in the morning.  However, we are the only dive centre capable of bringing our customers to see the Thresher Sharks at depths ranging from 30 metres to 100 metres.  Evolution has logged hundreds of shark sightings at various depths including a recent and incredible encounter at 100 meters during an Advanced Trimix Dive.”


If you are only looking for fun diving, Evolution offers basic diving perfect for first-timers or beginners. Their dive team is always ready to help you have the best dive experience possible. You don’t need to worry about assembling, carrying, or washing your equipment.



We met Gino, the local guide and a professional scuba diver. This guy was very nice and knowledgeable about his craft. He shared a lot of things about scuba diving especially certain things that every diver should remember. The information he provided was easy to learn and understand. We enjoyed our scuba diving with him and it’s truly an incredible scuba diving experience.


Aside from diving, Evolution resort offers a new service perfect for bikers. Yes, they have fat bikes that you can rent to explore the island. We went to the north and visited one of the famous white sand beaches on the island, the North Beach. Biking is fun in Malapascua.



If you are a health and fitness enthusiast, there’s a gym near the resort that you can continue your daily exercise routines. The gym features some of the workout equipment you need to improve your health and have a good physique. Matt, a technical diver and instructor trainer of Evolution and also a gym buff, will surely help you to achieve your body goals.


Evolution Diving Resort is truly a one-of-kind beach resort It provides an excellent venue for full relaxation and starting point for diving, snorkeling and water activities that are accessible all year-round. Not to mention, Evolution is a beachfront resort offering powdery white sands and turquoise waters dotted with tropical trees. So grab your loved one or a friend, break your routine, and take on an incredible adventure in this beautiful paradise.

Evolution Diving Resort

Malapascua Island, Daanbantayan, Cebu Philippines

+63 917 631 2179

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