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Modessa Island Resort

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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...

Thank EFH51
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Modessa Island is a small island ( Sand bar !) reached by a half hour boat ride from Roxas. Pick up times vary to suit the lodge. It can accommodate +/- 50-70 guests in various hut styles and is fully inclusive of all meals. Power is on all night and at lunch time but the internet is atrocious. A small...

Thank Richardbent
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The island is really amazing. Peaceful. The bungalows are direct on the beach so its really romantic. However the food is really really bad, which brings down the rating.. They are often out of food so you have very limited choices. One night one girl who was vegetarian only could eat rice and cucumber and tomatoes. You also need to...

Thank Karolina L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The beach is a dream! Wonderful coral sand, clear water. We say in the still warm water, drinking a beer watching the sunset, whilst fish swam and jumped around us and sea birds hunted... truest magical. Great snorkelling also. Salt water showers, annoying, but I just filled a bottle with fresh water from the dispenser and rinsed with it after...

Thank Miffy86
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, but basic, island resort. Pros: - Stunning setting on what feels like your very own island! - Beach huts right by the sea - Great value - Very good dive school on island Cons: - Food limited - Basic rooms - Staff friendly but at times disorganised Overall would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing few days, especially...

Thank Anthony S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Pros: Stunning stunning beach and location. So peaceful. Good snorkelling and diving. Easy to meet people with a community feel and chilled vibe. Cons: Toilet is manually flushed. No air con so can get very hot. Food is bland/limited with small portions. After a few days it can get quite boring. ビーチは最高に綺麗です、静かで落ち着くにはとっておきのロケーションです。ただ食事オプションが少ないので3泊以上する事はおすすめできません。

Thank Akira F
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A lovely island with a great atmosphere. Easy snorkeling from the beach. Two different spots. On the left beautiful coralls and fishs on the other side of the small boat landing space fish swarms and giant clams. Just amazing. Cottage in front row (left from the reception) just fine, during the day a bit sunny, but the hammock is great....

Thank KaBoeO
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

That was by far the best island experience I've ever had. A fantastic getaway with very nice staff. The cottages are very basic but super clean with only salty cold water. When you step outside you have the nicest beach right in front of you. They only offer full board which has different options you can choose from. Good choices...

Thank NaNoTravels

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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
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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 - $124 (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”
 of 5 bubbles 389christinek, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get the new bungalows, they are bigger and have a better beach section.”
 of 5 bubbles 256sheldonc, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the huts on the main beach with own bathroom are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles goodsideoflife, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“most of the rooms are beachfront, there are different accomm at different prices but all nice”
 of 5 bubbles ilabo_12, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get the beach front huts.”
 of 5 bubbles SilvieK_13, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
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