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Coral Bay Beach & Dive Resort

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We went to coral bay a week before Christmas. While it might have been a good choice in 2011, it's obvious that nobody is interested in investing in the place. Instead the owner/manager? used the cash flow to start building a nice concrete mansion just nearby. While most offer resorts in the area have already cleaned up most of the...

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5Thank Manuel R
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed in the resort for 4 nights in December to dive the wrecks. The place is fully up and running with repairs completed after the typhoon. The location is on the most outlying island in the archipelago - in idilic bay. The resort provides transfer twice a day to Coron, though our flight was lending so that we could...

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2Thank international100
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We started by taking the FREE TRANSFER from the office in Coron town. After a nice 90 min boat trip we arrived to the resort. We were greeted by staff on the peer and our luggage was carried for us. The bungalows was very nice due to the fact that they all newly renovated after the typhoon. We were the...

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1Thank Thomas svb H
Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

This place is so beautiful that I didn't want to leave,and the food is amazing!!!!! They are expensive because they charge for hot water to shower and various other things. If you want to take a hot shower, then you will need to use a bucket to mix the cold and hot water purchased from the bar. The place is...

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Thank Augustine916
Brighton
Reviewed 18 October 2013

So after not really reading up on where I was going (my friend booked everything), we arrived at the Palawan airport. A private transfer to a small eastern island via speedboat was next in store. My point here is that this was an adventure to a very remote place and as a result I wasn't holding out much hope for...

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Thank Benja99
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in October and selected Coral Bay especially for the location and the wreck diving. The accommodation is basic but clean and I love the hammocks and décor. The lack of electricity during the day is not an issue, but the cold shower was not great after the night dive! The food at the bar...

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Thank Dyscdy
Al Mahbulah, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
Reviewed 22 September 2013

This place is great. My wife and I had a wonderful time. The location is perfect, it takes about 45-50 mins buy van from Coron town to where you meet the boat then another 45-50 mins by boat. The staff helps with bags and gear and are always friendly. Once you get to the Island the staff will take you...

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Thank Steve G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2013

From Coron Airport, its about a 30min van ride to the town proper. You can then catch a 10am or 4pm van ride from the town proper to the boat that takes about 1 hour. The boat ride takes another 45minute to the island. The island is beautiful. Its sand is not white nor is it soft to walk on...

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Thank ksl225
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 14 September 2013

The boat ride to the island really puts into perspective the beauty of this area of the world. The boat anchored at the end of the pier and the staff were there waiting to help with my luggage. Check in was quick and efficient and I was taken to my accommodation. I'd booked a single room with a garden view...

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Thank ChrisBiddle
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Coral Bay is a dive resort, aimed specifically at attracting divers, situated in a nice location, on the cusp of a beautiful virgin coral reef. My stay there was as such: Positives - 1) The dive instructors, Steve and Ian, were extremely personable, helpful, and knowledgeable. I am not a diver myself, but both instructors seemed highly skilled, experienced, and...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Bay Beach and Dive Resort is on Popototan Island, hearth of Coron region Palawan archipelago, situated in a remote and pristine Marine Park conservation area. Nestled amongst a beautiful archipelago of tropical islands, pearl farms and reefs. We offer you the peace and serenity of an island hideaway with activities and options to learn Scuba Diving or dive on historical famous WW2 Japanese shipwrecks. Explore this fantastic area! Experience nature's magnificent beauty! We are happy to have a fantastic training ground with direct access from our Pier and a magnificent house reef with our very own Wreck where a large school of Jack fishes have made their home. WW2 shipwrecks provide unique ground for wreck penetration courses, deep and Nitrox training. Furthermore there's also many options for diving shipwrecks, beautiful reefs and unique geothermal lakes on half or full day excursions. Common species found on our reef include the beautiful flamboyant Lionfish, a huge school of swirling Jacks, a resident Goliath Grouper, regular visits from everyone’s favorite Hawksbill Turtle, Crocodile fishes, Rays, Trigger fish, Sweet lips, Cuttlefish, Clown fish s and a massive variety of macro to excite even the most experienced snorkelers. We also have regular visits from Dugongs (Sea cows) on the South Side of our reef From the resort, we offer as well day trips to other Islands, where you can enjoy the silence and beauty of nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Bay Beach & Dive Resort

Address: Popototan Island 5317, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Popototan Island
Price Range: $78 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Bay Beach & Dive Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“sea view bungalows”
waterfalls_11, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room close to the restaurant. That way you have everything close by. Don't worry about noise, it is always quiet.”
  • Room 10, view from the back side
  • Dawn - sunrise
Qwerty_Poiuyt, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have good access to breeze. Wifi is at reception.”
rossmbennett, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“pick a room right at the sea front”
MichaelB121, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room facing the beach is better”
124parlins, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
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