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Blue Water Resort (Malapascua Beach Resort)

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Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed here five nights and since the arrive the Lady at the desk started being rude with us for no reason. Room was a LAGER!!!!Nothing was working inside so we had to change room after two nights to go to the next one which was just a little bit better. Clean Swimming pool,Expensive Dive Shop and never a smile.......

Thank CarpediemBray
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed here for a few nights when our longer term place was overbooked. Room was tiny and very basic and a lot more than we were paying elsewhere. When I checked in they told me to wait and then after about 4 hours I ask is the room ready and they just apologetically shrug their shoulders and we head...

Thank teamflames
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 14 February 2017

afraid like you must be after reading the mix reviews, we went early morning with Brian and the Blue Water resort diving crew to see the long tale beautyful therser sharks. it was amaizing. the boat was big, the crew was helpful and brian was a pro.our boat got first to the dive site and we had a great time...

Thank matang7
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Two dinners - both seafood stir-fry type dishes. Excellent and great value. The service though was eccentric - the girls unsure what they had and how it was prepared. The restuarant was not busy! Anyway, the food more than adequately compensated. Inexpensive.

Thank mhharvey
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The worst hotel experience i have tried so far in my entire life. First of all they dont neccesarely clean the room before arrival - ours were not and others were complaining too. The hotel pool is also so dirty you cant even see the bottom - one day it was all green. Second the included breakfast is somewhat the...

1Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Hangout with a group of friends on a super "soft" sofa (I guess it's stuffed with sand) on the beach is especially relaxing... Laying on.the sofa with beer... chat n sing n looking on the sky which is full of starsssss... it's wonderful...

Thank BreadChan
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

First experience of diving. We found Brian in Blue Water and he gave us the best courses of Open Water with a good price! He was very nice, helpfull, and he gave me scerenity to start diving. He has experience and he knows where to dive! I recommend Brian and his team if you want to dive in Malapascua Island...

Thank Aurélie C
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a diving club all over the island and find Brian at the blue water resort, is a local guy that really knows the area and give us sense of security Brian is the best instructor that we can ask We took the open water course and it was amazing! Brian helped us with everything we needed...

Thank Adi H
Kota Kinabalu
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Brian, the only instructor at Blue Water, was lazy and unprofessional, but I guess that's what you get for the cheapest price. After two days into my Open Water Certificate I quit because I wasn't comfortable with him as an instructor. He would visibly show his frustration with me while on dives if I got nervous or panicked. When I...

3Thank Coraa J
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The service is good and the location is just accessible. Make sure you reserved your breakfast ahead of time because the attendants work very slow. It's a beachfront accommodation with veranda, so you can enjoy the sunset and of course the beach.

1Thank Mary Ann C

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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Blue Water Resort (Malapascua Beach Resort) is a budget-friendly beachfront dive resort with its own outdoor pool, dive bar and al-fresco restaurant facing the gorgeous bounty beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Water Resort (Malapascua Beach Resort)

Address: Daanbantayan | Bounty Beach, 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $46 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Blue Water Resort (Malapascua Beach Resort) Hotel Malapascua Island
Blue Water Resort (Malapascua Beach Resort) Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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“Sorry but, in my view, all of the rooms are over-priced”
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nevilleshaunr, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go for dive! not for foodie and chill”
emiljohnb, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Quiet , central location”
shonar865, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are named after diving sites around the island, and there are differnet murals inside every room which is exciting for divers.”
339carrieg, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“if your traveling in a group request to be put with your friends( ie in the large suites about the reception!) and you might get the free upgrade :)”
kayladives123, 22 Mar 2013 | Read review
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