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Reviewed 1 week ago

So, we very very rarely stay at one place twice and to stay three times the place has got to be somewhere really special........Kookoo's Nest is that special. I won't go on about the magical location, mesmerising house reef (and diving), small but perfectly formed beach, simply beautiful and clean bungalows, food to die for, fun company......the list is endless....

Thank SuzanneOxfordshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so good. Cozy surroundings, kindly staff and owners and delicious homemade food. The water is very clear and perfect for diving and snorkeling. The cottages are very charming and it's all bamboos. It's definitely a worth visiting this place and it's not difficult to get here by bus from Dumaguete. See you again Kookoo's Nest :)

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paradise. Perfect in every way; food, diving, hospitality, amazing accommodation, massage. Relaxing but also things to do; nice walks, snorkelling, kayaking, dogs & a cat. Wonderful buffet each night, great opportunity to meet people & share stories. Great corals and lots of fish; Jamie and Nikki care for the environment and are passionate about the local area and what they...

Thank Graham P
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with the owners Nikki and Jamie. Oh so nice with their dogs, Barney, Bella, Toby, Daisy and Sally (the sausage dog). What an adorable bunch. The staff and cooks are very friendly as well. Food? Freshly baked bread, herbs from their own garden. Choices are endless with Asian and European influences and everything in between. They have a...

Thank Jorja M
Nantes, France
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in a fabulous bamboo hut. The best we have ever seen. It s rustic but beautiful. You can open the wooden stores and completely open the room and the terasse, enjoy a hammock with a sunset view. The food is also great. Depending on affluence, they propose a buffet, always tasty and healthy. Home made bread,...

2Thank Damien M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I read the negative reviews and they don't reflect our experiences. We found the place quiet, relaxing, very private and very enjoyable. Saw lizards at night in the roof of our hut, but no rats. Our hut was excellent: well designed, well built, outside bathroom, hammock on the porch, and nice view. The lighting was excellent, unobtrusive, well focused, and...

Thank John C
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Room is nice and very authentic, every room has bathroom and a fan. Food is just great and the prices are awesome ;) and a buffet every evening is very family-like. Pier is nice to chill and swim even though the beach is hard for getting into the water. Jamie and Nikki are friendly and always ready to help. It...

Thank Lucy G
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great place! Impressing and cozy cabines, all handmade by the owner Jamie himself. Good food! Had a perfect high quality dive experience with Nikki at Apo Island. The best place to unwind and relax. We had some problems with our bank cards in the phillipines, they were most helpful and kind to us.

Thank Jolien A
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This was the 3rd time we'd stayed at the beautiful KooKoo's Nest. The attraction is the peaceful location, the excellent food and the overall chilled atmosphere. The individually designed, native styled cottages blend into the hillside overlooking the small private beach with a west (sunset) view. The cottage we stayed in is perched on a rock and offers the most...

1Thank biggixer
Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Staying in kookoo's nest was one of my favorite vacations. It was like we own the place, because it was peaceful and they only have 6 huts. Although it was far from the city, but if you want to get away from the buzz and hassle this is one perfect place. Hoping to get back again.

1Thank lesadel

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Native style bamboo cottages on a secluded white sand beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kookoo's Nest

Address: | Antulang, Siaton, Zamboanguita, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6219, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Dumaguete City > Zamboanguita
Price Range: ₹ 1,563 - ₹ 2,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Kookoo's Nest Zamboanguita, Negros Island
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“Rooms furthest from the restaurant have their own balcony with hammock and offer much more privacy.”
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