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Limited Budget Visit

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Limited Budget Visit

Can anyone give options on which resort(with good house reef) to go to if on a budget? Max US$100/night for 2. Just clean and friendly place, no frills needed. Roughing it out is not a problem.

Also when is a good time to visit where the seas are calm and suitable for snorkeling?

Thank you

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1. Re: Limited Budget Visit

Bathala in the summer (most other months it is booked solid).



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2. Re: Limited Budget Visit

None, you need to go to a guest house.

A seaplane transfer is 400-500$ per person, a speedboat one is 50-300$ per person (cheaper in the cheapest resorts).

Edited: 14 January 2014, 15:31
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I'm with Maria - no chance with a resort; you will need to see if you can find a guest house on a local island that comes within budget. The cheapest resort I can find is in excess of your budget, just for one person. You could try online agents, but I just can't see it happening for a resort holiday.

Best time for calm seas etc is in high season (with prices to match) ie Feb - April. Snorkelling is good all year round although the chances of rain and storms are higher during the rest of the year.


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I agree that you wont get a resort for that budget . you might try your luck with one of the guesthouses on local islands .. but keep in mind that those have to comply with sharia law which in effect means swimming fully clothed no alcohol . also the beaches are not what you expect from looking at postcards and snorkeling by excursion , not from the beach.

weather .. as SL says

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5. Re: Limited Budget Visit

Check out www.agoda.com

I'm not suggesting they are the best people to book with but you will find all of the budget guest houses listed there.


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