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Modessa Island Resort

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#1 of 2 Hotels in Roxas
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort is heaven on earth, Robinson Crusoe style. So it might be a few steps up from being ship wrecked on and island, but don't expect too many luxuries. Here's what you get. Natural island beauty at it's best. There is only one accommodation on the island and they catter to 50 people at a time, plus staff. So...

Thank teachingtravels15-17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modessa Island holds a special place in our hearts. Picture perfect, total relaxation, clean, comfortable, excellent service with a smile and loads of food!!! Nothing's changed there. Most of the cottages have been refurbished to a good standard. But the WOW.....The house reef now has some baby black tip reef sharks, what a wonderful surprise. Thank you for looking after...

Thank SuzanneOxfordshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful island with not too many people. Perfect for just relaxing, snorkling (although the water could be more clear) and doing puzzles on the beach. Primitive cottages with no aircon and only saltwater to shower in but as long as you dont expect more thats fine. Delicious and simple food that you can eat under the stars. The waiter Marco...

1Thank Annamaria V
Inchelium, Washington
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is the place for the nature lover, the person that likes to get off the beaten track, or who just wants to travel on a budget, We've been visiting Modessa for many years, just keep coming back. I feel that the resort offers a great value as long as you have reasonable expectations. Expect lodgings to be clean and...

Thank Paperdesk
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful small island, helpful staff, decent cooking, great snorkeling. For vegetarians, we brought our own tofu and they prepared it and served it. Land birds were few on the seven hectors (Eurasian tree sparrows, brown shrike, Tabon scrubfowl (saw once off trail), kestrel-like pair of raptors. On the lowtide flats, Malaysia plover, greater sand plover, grey backed Tattler, Eurasian Curlew,...

1Thank Eugene W P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stayed at the resort for 2 nights in February 2017. Really wonderful place, beautiful beach, very relaxed friendly staff, basic but comfortable accommodation. The Place is great for snorkelling and saw loads within ten minutes of jumping in: Baracuda, Stone Fish Scorpion Fish, Puffa Fish, Black tip sharks - they are small and very harmless, stingrays, Giant Cuttle fish, plus...

1Thank SimonDSmith
La Trinidad, Philippines
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It is a family beach, the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle and the bright lights of the city. It was about 45 min boat ride from Roxas. The staff were friendly and very helpful, food was great too .... most of the time we just ate to our heart's desire and after sat by the shore and drank...

1Thank kirzayn
Reviewed 24 February 2017

If you want a lot of water sports then dont go to modessa , nor if you are a picky and hard to please traveler this island resort is not for you! However if you are a writer, lovers, families and friends who wants solitude , peace and quiet then this island is just right. Snorkling, scuba diving and kayaking...

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very nice resort on a tiny island close to Palawan/Roxas. Very very nice servicestaff and especially Simon keeps things going with his friends. Always ready to help with a smile and quick reply-his humor makes the world go around. Management: take good care of him! The food is fine and varies after your choice - sometimes buffet. Very good breakfast...

Thank Allwi2
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

You have to make do with what you get! Once a backpacker retreat but seems to have tried to go a bit more upmarket with some of their accommodation. Staff friendly and try to be helpful but various forces in place which hampers them. Shown a very full menu on arrival which looks good but the choice us always limited...

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Additional Information about Modessa Island Resort

Address: 144 Kms. north of Puerto Princesa City, Roxas, Palawan Island, Philippines (Formerly Coco Loco Island Resort)
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Roxas
Price Range: $114 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Modessa Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Coco Loco Island Hotel Roxas
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“best view is near the sand bar”
389christinek, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get the new bungalows, they are bigger and have a better beach section.”
256sheldonc, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the huts on the main beach with own bathroom are the best!”
goodsideoflife, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“most of the rooms are beachfront, there are different accomm at different prices but all nice”
ilabo_12, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get the beach front huts.”
SilvieK_13, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
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