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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Diving at the Philippines is great. Beautiful reefs and a lot of macro life, especially at Cebu and Bohol. We stayed at the Magic resorts and we can highly recommend them. Comfortable accommodations, good food and friendly staff and dive guides. So if you want to dive at Cebu or Bohol, go to the Magic resorts. Great holiday guaranteed! Marcel...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Very friendly and helpful staff. Loved the lady workers at breakfast. The grounds are gorgeous. The rooms could be a step up based on the cost, but it served it's purpose. I suggest blankets for the beds. It's a comfort thing for me to sleep with a blanket and not only a sheet. Everything else...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WOW !! What an amazing place, we got there about 2 or 3 am ( trouble with flights) it was lit up and looked beautiful. The staff had stayed up to welcome us all with food and drinks, first impressions was great. Rooms were a good size and I couldn't wait to see the rest in daylight. WOW ! This...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello Arie / Desiree - Just as I settled down to write this report, I see that Facebook has once again changed how things appear so . . . I am writing directly to you so you can post this on your site. Having been to the glorious islands of the Philippines four times, my observations and experiences cause me...

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norwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had bungalow number 1 my husband dives and I don't I was wonderful we had a little stone bridge down to two sunbeds and a little sun house I could sit there and watch the divers come and go. .the swimming pool was lovely a short walk from our bungalow but not an issue the staff were amazing always...

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OH
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband, son and I dove with Magic Island in late August. The staff there is what makes this place so special. Everyone was so friendly and hard working. Cocheng knew how to meet our every need. I arrived first, as the other two were coming from a business trip. SInce my travel time was approximately 27 hours, Cocheng knew...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Combine the luxury of a 5-star resort with the intimacy of a small boutique hotel and you get Magic Island. Bungalows are great, resort is a good place to just hang-out and relax and if you're up for something they offer you a lot of activities (off course diving, but also day trip to whale sharks). Only downside is the...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had cottage number 1 which I think is the best because it is right by the sea and you kind of have your "own" little extra terrace with loungers (it's public but hard to find for other guests and a walk from the pool, very quiet) overlooking the ocean. House reef offers top snorkeling conditions, very lively, nice dropoff....

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Booked 9 days at Magic Island and another 9 days at its sister resort, Magic Oceans, on Bohol during the off season. Both resorts are diving/snorkeling dedicated resorts which also provide other activities as a side. All transportation from Cebu International Airport to Magic Island and then to Magic Oceans on Bohol arranged by the resort and worked seamlessly. Although...

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MagicIslandTeam, Manager at Magic Island Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Gerry for the long and complete review. For your information we have now upgraded the Magic Island bungalows with a coffee and tea set and a mini-bar.

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a week of diving here and had the best time. The staff was super lovely and looked after us really well. The diving was amazing and it was super easy for all experience levels. Try the amazing cocktails on offer. Your friends at Dive Centre Manly

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MagicIslandTeam, Manager at Magic Island Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear friends from Dive Center Manly, it was our pleasure to share some of the cocktails with you. Our bar tender has gathered his recipes over the years and he refuses to delete some, so the list is only getting bigger

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Away from the masses, you'll have a wonderful stay in one of our ten cottages. Enjoy a great dinner in our restaurant or have a drink on our terrace with its magnificent view of Pescador Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magic Island Dive Resort

Address: Tongo, Basdiot, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Moalboal
Price Range: £65 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Magic Island Dive Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Magic Island Dive Resort Moalboal, Philippines - Cebu Island
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“I would recommend the upstairs cottage if you'd like a view.”
 of 5 bubbles janmarietta, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cottage number 1 for serenity and ocean, number 7 for pool lovers.”
 of 5 bubbles Chinetics, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from the bar are quieter at night”
 of 5 bubbles 247terenced, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is right in front of the bar. Great if you have a sleeping child to keep an eye on (monitor/cabin).”
 of 5 bubbles 452denisev, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Manuel is an amazing dive guide, who knows his stuff and spots the tiniest critters!!”
 of 5 bubbles ILuv2Scuba, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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