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Reviewed 31 January 2017

My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tepanee, it is a beautiful resort, very well designed and maintained. The staff was very genuine and helpful at all times in order to ensure we had everything we needed. We stayed in one of the bungalows with sunset view, which also overlooked the Tepanee private beach. The room was spacious,...

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Katharina, thank you very much for your great comments. We really appreciate your detailed review and we believe it will be very helpful for our future guests, as well as it is for us to constantly improve our services. We are very proud to be able to make our guests happy to be with us and we hope you...

Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stayed with all togehter 17 people in Tepanee Beach Resort. We had the best bungalows to the beach side and we loved it there. It AMAZING to wake up in the morning and hear the waves and just enjoy the quietness and how quiet it is. The bungalows have terrace and hugh doors, so you can look out over...

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Camilla B, thank you very much. We are so proud to read that your feeling staying at Tepanee had the result to "healing your mind": this is one of our great goals. Thank you very much and we hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards.

Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hotel was incredible, with nice rooms and very friendly staff! The restaurant was a plus+, best one on the island! New rooms, good air conditioner, amazing food. Was a very good experience to be there.

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Daniel P, thank you very much for your very kind comments. We hope you can come again soon. Thanks and regards.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Tepanee resort and Malapascua seem to both compliment each other. A thoughtfully designed group of natural stone and timber chalets which overlook the Visayan sea. Tepanee has it's own private beach and bar/restaurant which stays open until 7pm and two massage tables which we indulged in, and for the record was a damn good hour massage. Nice staff, great weather...

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear moffit808, thank you very much for your detailed review. For sure it will help us to improve and we are confident it will also help very much our future guests. We studied a new method to avoid our guests are requested to pay any extra to the small boats in Maya, we hope it will work and thank you...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I discovered Tepanee by accident - while swimming - hidden in a corner of the island. After a short visit I decided with friends to move there immediately. Very nice rooms, private beach with excellent beach bar, massage deck, and restaurant. The place is run by an Italian couple and they have an Italian chef which means access to quality...

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stefan R, thank you very much. We are happy that you appreciated Tepanee so much. Has been a pleasure for us and expecially for our Chiringuito staff to have you here and we hope you will visit us again. We wish you "sun & wind in the same place at the same time"! Warm regards.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed a week and really wish we could have stayed longer. The resort is beautiful, and really well maintained compared to some of the others on the island that we saw. The location is perfect as it's next to Bounty beach, on its own private beach, so you're in a quiet corner within walking distance of the main beach....

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear SingaSwiss, thanks you very much for your so nice words. We care about Tepanee and the environment of Malapascua, that are of course connected and we try to be an example for the other hotels and the whole island. We always hope to be succesful in this and we are delighted when our guests recognize our efforts. We always...

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We remained in this resort for three nights. Our deluxe room was 101. The resort is developed from the private beach to the top of a little hill. This means stairs and beatiful views as, with the obvious other differences, in Amalfi coast. The stairs have to consider in the choice, but for us were only a lovely manner to...

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Albert K., thank you very much for your nice comments. All the feedback we receive are very important to us, because are always helping us to improve and hopefully are also helping our future guests to know what they will find here. In Maya, where the boats for Malapascua depart, in case of low tide the big boats cannot...

Guildford, Surrey
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Unfortunately as we were there to go scuba diving we didn't sample all of the hotel facilities. However we had a deluxe cottage on the cliff and could not fault anything. The room was just as described on the website; basic but clean and functional with the amazing view and balcony. The hotel staff helped us with our bags which...

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear console, thank you very much for your nice comments. We are always very proud that our guests are happy to stay with us and we do our best to keep this as our standard quality service. We are sorry that our location is not convenient for whose struggling with stairs, but actually Malapascua is all sand and rocks, so...

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best price/value option on the island with an amazing location. The resort is run by a very friendly and caring Italian couple which is totally dedicated to ensure that everyone is happy. The food was awesome as well! We will definitely come back!!!

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Irunema, we have been very happy to host you at Tepanee and we are very proud that you liked so much our resort and our restaurants. We hope you will come back soon! Thanks and Happy New Year!

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place with the best location on the Island! The staff was amazing and the Owner walked around and ensured everyone was satisfied :) got a welcome "drink" with honey and lemon, was really good! Also like that the owner cared about the environment and the nature! Can really recommend it!

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DirectorTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Erik H, thank you very much for your nice comments. We really care about the environment and the nature and we are very proud when our guests recognize our efforts. We hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards and Happy New Year!

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Malapascua is the beautiful small island of the Philippines hosting Tepanee: an intimate and friendly resort that will give you an unforgettable holiday. Tepanee stands on a small hill that rises up from Logon beach and our territory goes down to our own private sandy beach, an area isolated from the rest of the island from where it’s possible to admire breathtaking sunsets in an area secluded from the rest of the island and where we placed beach umbrellas, sunbeds, a gazebo for massages and our lovely Chiringuito beach bar. In addition, in the hill adjacent to the reception is our panoramic Amihan restaurant. The name TEPANEE comes from the name of the Polynesian frangipani plant, a tropical tree that graces our gardens with fragrant flowers of various colors. Historically, the concept for our resort followed a philosophy of low environment impact. Most of the building materials are natural and local: wood, bamboo and stones used for the main structures, roofs made of a typical straw named kogon. The buildings are almost invisible from the ocean, even if many are built right on the seaside. Opened on December 8, 2008, Tepanee in the beginning was consisted of 6 independent double cottages and one building of two storeyes with 4 triple rooms. We have grown, and can now offer you: Deluxe cottages: independent buildings with a superb ocean view, the best in Malapascua Island, facing the sundown. They feature: aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, queen size double bed with option for one or two extra single beds, bamboo and wooden furniture, wooden floor, entrance door and windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, free wifi, daily cleaning service. These cottages can accommodate up to four people. Superior cottages: independent buildings with aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, queen size double bed with option for one extra single bed, bamboo and wooden furniture, wood floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, free wifi, daily cleaning service. Some cottages can accommodate an extra single bed for a fourth person. Some cottages have the ocean view, some have a partial ocean view, some have the garden view. Standard rooms: together in two different buildings of two storeys. All the rooms have a double queen sized bed and a single bed, a have private entrance, aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, bamboo and wooden furniture, wooden floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, free wifi, daily cleaning service. Some rooms can accommodate an extra single bed for a fourth person. The Standard rooms have partial ocean view or garden view. We provide for the wifi in all the resort. Please, note that we are in a remote island and the service sometime may be slow or discontinuous. Since December 2012, you can eat and drink right next to our private beach, at the Chiringuito beach bar, where we serve breakfast and lunch, snacks, drinks and natural fruit juices, cocktails, with soft music in the background. In May 2013, we opened our new Amihan restaurant, in a panoramic position on the hill at the new entrance of Tepanee. We are serving the amazing Italian cuisine that Amihan had already become renowned for: pizza, vegetables, fish and grilled meats, pasta and pastries, tropical fruit, wine and much more. Tepanee Beach Resort is located in a non-flat area: from the reception to the rooms and the beach on the back there are stairs to go up and down. The steps are wide and low, but they do exist: please be aware of this when choosing our hotel for your stay. We do not provide hair-dryers and television. We provide beach towels upon request and with payment of the laundry service. We accept credit cards payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB (bank transaction charges apply). We also accept cash payments in Pesos, Euros and US Dollars. Check-in is possible from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-out must be completed by 12:00 noon. Reception is open from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM. During your stay you will have direct assistance with everything concerning scuba dives and diving courses, which can be easily booked through us. Please contact our reception for all the informations and to book the dives. Tepanee organizes transfers from and to Cebu City/Airport/Pier at any time by private van and boat: our boats arrive and depart from our private beach, located inside the Tepanee Beach Resort area. Just contact our reception, please, for all the informations and to book the transfer. Our staff are delighted to respond to your requests, and we are certain that you will have all you need for relaxing and memorable holiday. ... more   less 

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Address: Logon, 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $91 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tepanee Beach Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Tepanee Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Tepanee Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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