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    Manta Ray Bay Resort

    Colonia, Yap 96943-0850, Federated States of Micronesia
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    Room & Suite (51)
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    • Excellent71%
    • Very good23%
    • Average3%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “bill acker” (25 reviews)
    “dive staff” (22 reviews)
    “yap divers” (48 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    8 Oct9 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I visited Manta Ray Bay from August 23 to Sept. 13 for MantaFest, their annual photo workshop and underwater shootout. The event is hosted by Bill Acker and his staff and features some highly skilled photographers as presenters who are there to guide the guests...More

    2  Thank Dan N
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed few days at the Manta Ray but it was worth every minute. We went for diving everyday in the morning. Their team is very professional.In the afternoon we went to the swimming pool and dinner at the restaurant which is a boat. Our...More

    Thank Mzaidan
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Most people go to Yap to enjoy the diving and I can see why. I went to prepare for the Micronesian Games to be held in July 2018. What a complete 'hidden gem'. Yap is truly an untouched paradise and with a bit of luck...More

    Thank Grubbie59
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    You come to Yap for the diving and Manta Ray Bay is set up very nicely for diving with Yap Divers. You can have breakfast on the Floating Restaurant early, get your wetsuit from your personal storage area and your camera from the camera tables...More

    Thank 2skidivers
    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Arrived to the Manta Ray not sure of what to expect. Left knowing that it is a wonderful place. And I’m not even a diver! The staff makes this a superb place to stay! Starting with breakfast—which is served at an anchored ship. While the...More

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    • Top amenities
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$195 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • Yap >
    • Colonia
    • Also Known As
    • Manta Ray Bay Colonia ,
    • Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap/Colonia
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    .04 miles away
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    1.17 miles away
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    19 February 2016|
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    Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. Prices depend upon the time of year and whether you need a seaview room or not. Get in touch with the hotel by email. They are extremely helpful and are more than happy to advise on flights etc. If it helps, Bill Acker... More
    7 September 2015|
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    Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
    I believe it would be a fine place for your family for 2 or 4 days. Beyond that, the limited CLOSE-BY snorkeling and limited other things on the island might be an issue. The staff would most likely do ALL they could and... More
    Room Tips
    "I paid a little more for an oceanside room and was very happy to be looking out to the harbour."
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    "rooms facing the water have balconies"
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    "Most of the rooms look out over the water. Get one of these."
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    "Ocean View rooms are all great!"
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