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Cove Paradise Beach & Dive Resort

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 1 September 2012

No mobile phone connection, hardly good internet connection... Monarch Sands reminded me and my sisters how being unplugged really feels. And, it really felt bloody fantastic. The good and the bad: 1. We opted to take the city tour offered. This one, I will NOT recommend anyone to take. Dumaguete City has nothing in it, frankly, and the tour's fee...

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4Thank kimmie1711
Chino, Japan
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We really have an enjoyable stay at Monarch sands beach resort. There was a mouth-watering foods with reasonable prices, the staff are very friendly and attentive. Great ambiance and a peaceful place.... They offered tours that you will not feel bored during your stay. They provide dive packages at a very reasonable price. We guarantee customer satisfaction!!!!!!!

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1Thank amy g
Bacolod, Philippines
Reviewed 4 June 2012

we arrived at the resort right after the summer season here in the Philippines... the very first impression that i had upon arriving at Monarch sands was; it did not match the photos shown in the web..but having a second thought though and realizing that it was the start of the rainy season (we actually did not know that there...

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1Thank bebepaul
Reviewed 3 June 2012 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff was great the food was great everything was wonderful. We actually came back again in january when my sister from the states came to visit. Ron was very accommodating to all our needs as well as a staff!

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1Thank clintncherry
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 June 2012

I will never recomend this place. Over-priced. Overrated. Website was deceiving, there was no white sands, paradise etc.. Monarch Sands is simply TERRIBLE. Beware of the transportation costs to and from the resort. Based on their website, the resort lies south of Dumaguete City. They didn't mentioned that it was located close to hell - very far from the city...

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2Thank John Joseph T
RonCoselman, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank You for staying and writing a review. We are are a little baffled that you did not find it to your liking,. As during the same day we received a raving review fro a guest who stayed in the cottage next to you. Titled "We Loved It". 5 stars! While it is true the meals may take awhile to...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Short and to the point: Jen (my wife) and I wanted some "couple" time, away from work, the city and our 3 great kids. Looking for a private beach resort (with diving as an option) no more than a 60 minute flight from Manila, we found Monarch Sands online. With 4.5 out of 5 ranking on TripAdvisor at rates below...

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4Thank Emiliano-peakwell
Odense
Reviewed 19 March 2012

To the price you wont find it better. Nice sandy beach in a small bay next to a fishing village, beautifull view, Fine cottages, friendly and smiling staff and wonderfull food. Try their crepes with mango and banana :-)

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3Thank Per V
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2012

I will try to keep it short & sweet : location - nicely isolated & quite; food - very tasty for both Asian & Western cuisine with good portions; service - they do their best e.g. they prepared my breakfast craving even if it wasn't on the menu, accomodated our diving requests, gave us a nice quick tour of downtown...

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1Thank localobos
Bacolod
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Frankly, if I tell everyone how much we truly love this place, the great accommodation, the faultless service, the great food, and the simply outrageous sunsets, they'll all come and we won't be able to go back to Monarch ourselves, ever again. So I won't mention how much this place totally relaxes you, unwinds the knots and clears out your...

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4Thank Jason G
Beijing
Reviewed 12 December 2011

We went to Monarch with our little two years old boy and stayed at the resort three nights. The owner found a piece of heaven in this secluded bay that it's really only for its guest and some fishermen families. We shared the resort only with an american couple so it seemed to be only for us. The staff was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new ownership now since November 2016 Cove Paradise Beach & Dive Resort (formerly Cove Sands Beach) has undergone many changes and improvements is the perfect vacation haven for the entire family. Located just 40 km drive from the local airport, north of the sleepy town of Siaton, Negros Oriental. Nestled on a secluded cove lies the peaceful and beautiful Cove Sands Beach Resort. We have various native style cottages made of Nipa, Bamboo and local materials, and cottages of conventional build all with aircon which all face the blue waters of the Bohol sea. Each cottage has a large porch to watch the local fishermen sail their small Bangka boats out for the nightly catch. The string of a hundred lights fill the horizon as they cast their nets. Snorkel our scenic cove, or have a dive in our newly renovated pool or just simply unwind and enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in Negros. Cove Paradise Beach and Dive Resort is a cozy place to spend a quiet time by the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cove Paradise Beach & Dive Resort

Address: Agbagacay | Bonbonon, Siaton, Negros Oriental 6219, Philippines (Formerly Cove Sands Beach Resort)
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Siaton
Price Range: $58 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cove Paradise Beach & Dive Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Monarch Sands Beach Hotel Dumaguete City
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“I would suggest the beachfront room. We weren't able to get this room because they were already booked to someone else.”
tangadsangig, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Breach Front”
669harveyd, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Just pick one all great and done up nicely.”
302stretchl, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Beach Front Cottages are the best but they only have 2, so make sure you make a reservation in advance”
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“choose the beachfront cottages”
KRDL, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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