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Chose this resort because Mike Bartick hosts an intensive, macro photo workshop for divers. The driver picked us up from our Manila hotel, and it was about a two and a half hour drive south to Mabini, Batangas where the resort is.
Van air-conditioned, and...More
Thank Leah M
Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for the kind words Leah, were all happy you enjoyed your experience at CBR.
I have to say that I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first saw Crystal Blue Resort but it didn’t take long to discover what a “hidden gem” it is. Sure, there are a lot of stairs to climb to get to/from the rooms...More
We stayed here in mid-February of 2018. Mostly, it was a good trip but there were some serious problems you can read about further herein. There are lots of reasons one might hope to go back to this resort but the problems we experienced leave...More
3 Thank Shortbull
Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 3 March 2018
We're sorry you had such a poor experience at CBR. We try very hard to make all of our guests feel welcomed and work very hard to make you comfortable. Construction, ugh. Things take a while to be done the right way and often times...More
Crystal Blue Resort is a great place for muck diving, especially for photographers. I went to the resort for 11 days in January 2018. They pick you up at the airport In Manilla and drive you for 2 to 3 hours to the resort. The...More
This is my second trip to CBR. We were part of an underwater photo workshop for 10 days. The resort is 2 hours from the Manila airport and well worth the drive. The staff is finely tuned to ensure your needs are met and exceeded....More
1 Thank George M
Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 6 February 2018
Thank you for such kind words. We work hard to support the guest's needs and strive to deliver on an extraordinary experience. The crew and staff are the magic of CBR and were all happy you enjoyed yourself.
Thank you for taking the time to...More
Response from Mike B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Please be careful as the power in the Philippines runs on 220, a 2 prong, round/flat socket is available in most rooms and areas at the resort including our camera room. However just because it fits doesn't always mean... More
Hi, Please be careful as the power in the Philippines runs on 220, a 2 prong, round/flat socket is available in most rooms and areas at the resort including our camera room. However just because it fits doesn't always mean its safe. Be sure to read the rating of the device to be used. Small electric razors and hairdryers will most certainly burn out.