Donsol is in Sorsogon.
There are 2 main areas in Donsol, what is called the city center, with small shops and food stalls, home stays and Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort, the only resort in the city center, and Dancalan, which is situated around the beach, west of the city center. In Dancalan you will find the Visitor Center, most dive shops, and also the beach resorts except for Donsol Bay Resort which is located even further. There is no internet in Dancalan, only in the town center.
Resorts in Dancalan are open only during the whaleshark season (December to May) and only Giddy's is the resort open all year round.
There is no ATM in Donsol so transactions are all cash basis. Giddy's Place is the only resort with credit card facilities and they do not put a surcharge on transactions (including diving) except those that are whaleshark related. The nearest ATM is in Legaspi City where the airport is located and is about 1 hr 15 min from Donsol by private van.
There are no landlines in Donsol and internet access is only in the town center. Giddy's is the only resort with internet and offers free WIFI for their resort and restaurant guests.