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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The hotel is right at the beach (like nearly all hotels on the island) and has a very good dive shop/operator attached to it. The hotel it self could do with a face lift in the room, bit of paint and some new beds and bathroom appliances (we have been in a lot of hotels in the Philippines and know...

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2Thank GermanGuyAbroad
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

reasonable accomodation as a dive resort, tasty food, amazingly close to dive shop & beach, extremely professional and responsible instructors / DMs, most work in dive shop as long term staff for years. i have no second thought when return again. a real guarantee for divers.

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1Thank Teresa C
Kihei, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My 13 year old son and I stayed at this resort for about 6 days. The hotel transported us by car from our hotel and then by boat. They were on time to pick us up. We arrived at the resort and I was blown away. The beach and ocean colors were amazing. We were greeted with a drink and...

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3Thank going2maui2006
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Malapascua Exotic Diving Resort - the airport transfer was late. Instead of them looking for us on arrival area, we are the one looking for them in exit area. Then when they found us, the car hasn't arrived. The driving takes 3-4hours (depending on the road traffic) to go to the end part of Cebu land(called Maya), where the private...

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5Thank VanessaDennis
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Stayed for 8 nights in a top floor deluxe beach front room which was very clean and comfortable and above all bug free. We really enjoyed our time at Exotic and what made it extra special were the staff - everyone was so friendly, pleasant and helpful and the atmosphere all round was really great. The restaurant menu was amazing...

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1Thank pattyholl
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Spent easter week end at Malapascua. The hotel is nicely situated with good sea view/access from dining area, however rooms were not well located and we had no sea view, rather closed and unattractive location. Very basic amenities. Verandah looked at back lot rather than towards sea. Food was average, we preferred to dine elsewhere. Dive shop was fine.

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Thank BombaxFlower
New York
Reviewed 18 May 2015

I spent two nights in the Deluxe AC room. Pros - good variety with included breakfast (incl omelette and crepe station) - right on the beach - friendly staff - comfortable room Cons - mainly cleanliness. 1) towels and bed sheets looked like they had some rust stains or dare i say drops of blood? i have no idea, but...

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Thank arfchin
Singapore
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Apr 15 was my 12th stay at Malapascua over 4 years or so. What more can I say? I stayed at the Deluxe rooms and was pleasantly surprised to find them well renovated recently, with decent hot water pressure. Housekeeping on a daily basis is impeccable. Service at the dive centre is always excellent with the friendly crew, captain, DMs...

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2Thank AudrisTan
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Fantastic dive sites and marine life!!! Every dive was such a surprise especially because the super experienced staff was able to point us all the tiny little creatures around the dive sites. The resort was really nice and all the staff was friendly and helpful. Restaurant was really good. During our stay they also organised a conference about shark conservation,...

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1Thank teyogofy
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend this place! Me and my girlfriend came here primarirly for diving. The transportation (car booked via exotic, boat) was very convenient. Warm welcome. At first we were a bit surprised the room didnt look as on the pictures but the friendly staff offered us to look at other rooms and we were happy with our first room...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are thinking of diving or staying in Malapascua consider us your first choice. We have everything you need for a relaxing, exciting, enjoyable stay with first class facilities and service. Exotic is the pioneer dive resort on Malapascua. The first dive shop to open on the island in 1998, Exotic has grown over the years and is now the leading dive resort on the island, without compromising its original laid-back charm and outstanding service. Our continued expansion is a result of our customer’s loyalty and desire to revisit and share their Exotic experience with others. Why not come and see what brings people back to us year after year? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

Address: 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $75 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive And Beach Resort
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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“Don't get a room near the scub tank compressor room or you'll be up all night.”
53arnew, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“apply for a quiet room, there are rooms in the neighbor of the filling station for the dive bottles and they start already at 4 o'clock.....”
ChristelV78, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front of the site so you can see the ocean without leaving your room.”
711joym, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are very close to the restaurant or above diving shop. I stayed in 25 which is at the back of the resort.”
MariaRado, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I didn't dislike this place I just thought it was overpriced and a little sub-par in service for the money.”
eyv0nnek, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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