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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Location: I love the little bungalow we rented. It was steps from the water just like what we wanted. The sliding door opens to the beautiful ocean view and it was just lovely waking up to that every morning. Service: I love how everyone was very nice and prompt. I took my family for this vacation and they enjoyed the...

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again here in Exotic!

Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Malapascua is a tiny island off the northern tip of Cebu. It can be a challenging road journey from Cebu city to the island. Guests can get quotes all the way up to P 6, 000 for a one way transfer. The cheapest way we have researched is to get on a bus from Cebu city to Maya port (P...

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again here in Exotic!

Reviewed 17 July 2015

We visited the island/property despite friends and colleagues warning of gigantic waves and whatnots. Still we proceeded on with little knowledge of getting there. We only knew the basics, (1) what terminal to get to for the bus ride north, (2) ferry schedule should be early for calmer seas, (3) never give in to canvassers when arriving in the island....

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again here in Exotic!

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Second time staying at this resort. We were here diving in Sept 2010. We came back as I wanted to see the Thresher sharks (only Padi open water on first visit so wasn't able to go down that deep). Enjoyed the diving which we did every day despite the weather not being so good. The resort offers up to 4...

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again here in Exotic!

Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Isn't the best bit not the worst.Let's face it the hotel isn't good while the beach and the restaurant is great.The dive spots are amazing but I have mixed feelings in this resort their is something missing cause it lacks the fun.

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest review. We're doing our best to meet the customer's standards :)

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

We got a room with a turmoil beneath it and it was crazingly hot. There was a constantly hot air in the room. We were sweating all night. When we talked about it with the ladies in the reception, they murmured an apology but didn't offer any refund. Worst hosting in the Philippines so far.

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest review. We do apologize for the inconvenience. We're doing our best to meet the customer's standards.

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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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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Kihei, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 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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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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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: £40 - £71 (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
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“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
“Honeymoon Suite has a good view of the sea and sunrise”
iamwayneteo, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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