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Cohiba Villas
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Reviewed 14 February 2010

The Cohiba was wonderful to us. The people were great. They loved our boys 2, 5, and 7. Our view was fantastic. We stayed in one of the 3 bedroom places. It was huge. There are quite a few steps down to the bigger apartments, but well worth the view. We managed it just fine with 3 kids in tow. They is always someone to help :)

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled with family
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Thank Travelqueen31
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Reviewed 10 January 2010

Background:
A Very Delayed Flight at Manila Centennial Airport left the 8(5 guys 3 gals all mid to late 20's) of us in the dark without transportation.
Fortunately a contact number enabled us by mistake to reach the owner who was in the UK at the time. He was able to get the hotel manager to arrange ground transport from the port and a midnight check in.
Things you have to understand:
There are only 2 airports that get you close enough to the white sand beaches of boracay.
Kalibo and Caticlan Airports. No matter where you land via air you have to take a boat from the Caticlan Port to the Boracay Port. Trade off between Airports: Kalibo Airport is bigger so the bigger planes land there, not like the puddle jumpers that land at Caticlan. However there is a 2 hour van ride from the Kalibo Airport to the Caticlan Sea Port compared to a 20 minute ride from the Caticlan Airport to the Caticlan Sea Port. Remember these places are not cities that operate 24/ 7/ 365. The sea port closed before the air port closed on this visit, but the coast guard was contacted and they allowed us to travel after hours.

With that said we were hesitant to take a random van service(approx 11pm) from Caticlan Airport to the Caticlan Seaport in the middle of the night. The good people of Caticlan were honest and helpful. Phone signal on parts of the route to the seaport were scarce. We also had to contract our own boat service from the Caticlan Seaport to the Boracay Port.

Back to the Hotel:
The service was great: They had room service and at the time we were there they had a relatively small kitchen, staff and menu, but I have since heard that they invested in an in resort restaurant. The food they had was traditional filipino food that I was used to: Sinigang tasted like sinigang, tapsilog like tapsilog etc... I ate at a resort in bohol that changed up the dish so it was not what I expected.

The room/suite was huge:
1 master bedroom with jacuzzi in bathroom (air con)
1 bedroom with 2 full or queen beds and a bathroom, standing shower (air con access to balcony/deck)
1 bedroom with 2 full beds (aircon)
1 bathroom with standing shower (dont remember if it had a vent/fan)
1 kitchen( fridge, stove, oven but no microwave) that blended with the living room(no air con but access to balcony/deck)
1 big screen tv with audio system dont remember if they had a dvd player didn't stay in alot.
1 big L- shaped outdoor balcony (part of the L had a dining table and chairs) other part had nice wooden lounge furniture.

The place had a lot of trees and grass so with that came insects, especially ants and a spider. The spider was harmless, but when you are with a friend that is afraid of bugs it made for some funny moments. The ants found their way into our suite, so we called for the front desk to do something about it. Maintenance came immediately and swept them out of our room. I expected to see the ants again after the sweep, but I did not see them for the remainder of our trip.

We had an issue with the lock for one of the bath rooms, I got locked in thinking that the folks using it were exagerrating and after the repair person came. It was one of those situations were it failed when the person who was supposed to repair it was not around. It was not a deal breaker, we had a sock on the door system going for us.

The resort is a 10 minute ride from white beach. It is not advertised but you have to pay a small fee for each ride to D'Mall. They can take you anywhere you want, but D'mall seemed to be the main drop off point for all the resorts who needed service to the white sand beach.

The room did have internet access, but the connection was wired so only one laptop at a time unless you like carrying around a switch/ wireless router.

The infinity pool was great. It was large. It did not have a life guard, but it was not really deep enough for a diving board so you could almost walk/ hop around the whole pool. Because the pool had no lifegaurd and was well lit, you could use it at anytime. Late at night you have to bring your own towel. We were considerate when we drank our wine and smoked our cigars late at night as we cleaned up after ourselves. I'm sure they would have cleaned it, but we didn't want the risk of being banned from the pool at night.

All in all it was a pleasant stay and I would go back because it was affordable, comfortable and gave you options for meals. You have the option of going out with personal pick up, staying in the resort with room service or cook your own meal in the suite.

Side note we went with someone fluent in tagalog and visayan. Most of the staff did understand english and were able to speak/understand, but I didn't try to have a full english conversation with each of them.

  • Stayed: May 2009, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Alexander M
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Reviewed 9 October 2009

My husband and I traveled to the Philippines with our son, his parents, my mother, his sister, two aunts, and a cousin for three weeks. We spent most of our time in the Metro Manila area, but we took 5 days to travel to Boracay. Getting to and from the island was not easy - we flew an inexpensive but far-from-luxurious local airline, hauled our luggage for several blocks to the shore, were carried on men's shoulders out to the motorboat (since there was no dock), and then had a very bumpy ride to the beach nearest to our resort. By the time we reached our hotel, I was soaked from the waves that splashed into the boat, and I was grateful I didn't have anything fragile in my suitcase. Access to the hotel was a bit daunting for my in-laws - there was a very long flight of stairs down to the Cohiba resort, and since they have trouble walking even on flat surfaces, it was a slow and arduous journey. Once we reached the bottom of the stairs, however, the gorgeous view made all the inconveniences of travel worthwhile. The large infinity pool was surrounded by brilliant white buildings, and the view down to the water was breathtaking. After staying in no-frills hotels in Makati and Matabunkay, we were thrilled by the lovely accommodations. We had a lot of space, even with so many people in our party, and I cried when I had to leave behind the luxurious master suite with it's floor to ceiling windows, which offered stunning views of the sunrise and the water below. The bathroom alone was twice the size of our bedroom at home.
We went into town several times to shop, and there were wonderful bargains to be had. It certainly helped that my husband and his family are Filipino, and they are all much better negotiators than I will ever be. Everyone we met was friendly and accommodating. We hired a boat to take us to four beaches, which was very relaxing and gave us a nice overview of the island. We were a bit isolated from the main beaches and tourist areas, and I think we had the best of both worlds. We could visit the busy parts of the island for a few hours, then head back to our own peaceful paradise on the cliffs.
I would definitely recommend packing light if possible - we left most of our luggage in Manila, which saved us much trouble in getting to and from Boracay. We also hired a cook, which made our stay even more relaxing. It was much less expensive than eating out at restaurants, and we were able to spend more time simply hanging out at our resort. The one drawback was that there was no easily accessible beach for swimming, but having the pool (which almost no one else at the hotel used while we were there) definitely made up for it.
Boracay may not be a good destination if you have limited mobility (my in-laws struggled with getting to/from and around the island), but if you are an adventurous traveler, I would highly recommend it. I could easily have spent a month there, and it was a welcome break from the crowds and chaos of the city.

Thank Einahpets
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile
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Stayed: January 2018, travelled with family
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