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Makhno: Love your thinking and I love diving under piers. If I am near one, will jump in after sundown and hope to survive!!!!+1 for Peter's in Sogod Bay, but also +1 for Anilao. Anilao is much more convenient to get to.
I suggest you rethink the no night dives policy. Just a couple weeks ago I went back to Animal and did a night dives at the "pier" (not really a pier). No coral to bump into, just a flat muck substrate with a max depth of about 6 or 7 meters to see the good stuff. It was amazing.
As mentioned previously, the night dive under the Padre Burgos pier in Sogod Bay is also very, very good, but it is actually under a pier, so there are concrete pillars to bump into … still, it's worth the minor risk.
I think nobody mentioned the following: Cabilao, Anda, Dumaluan and Alona beach in Bohol and Moalboal with the school of sardines in Cebu. All of them in central Visayas region, not far from Cebu. These are other options