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Crystal Blue Resort

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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average9%
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“dive deck”(6 reviews)
“camera room”(29 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This resort is intimate and the employees really take pride in it. It's somewhat unique in that respect. From the driver who met us at the airport, to the front desk manager, to the restaurant staff, they were all genuinely helpful and pleasant. This is...More

1  Thank JonnyDub
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Overall an excellent dive resort. For the underwater photographer it doesn't get any better. Great camera room, excellent guides and Mike Bartick is a great teacher and photographer. The resort is very well maintained and the food was splendid. Very courteous staff. Can't wait to...More

1  Thank spokebreaker
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Our diverse party of five divers met last July for a week. The group consisted of highly skilled and experienced, to newly certified divers. The group came from Guam, Abu Dhabi, Oregon, and Connecticut. a close friend and fellow diver highly recommended Chrystal Blue, having...More

Thank rod884
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This was our second underwater photo workshop with Bluewater Photography and Crystal Blue Resort. Excellent facility with great camera room, very comfortable clean rooms, delicious food, friendly staff, and top notch dive operations. The dive deck is clean, well organized with helpful and friendly staff....More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We just completed our second Underwater Photography Workshop with Bluewater Photography at Crystal Blue Resort (CBR). We plan to return again next year. We love everything about CBR: 4 to 1 diver to dive guide ratio. These guides are local and are wonderful critter spotters....More

1  Thank Jody C
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Beachfront
Free Internet
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Airport Transportation
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US$ 97 - US$ 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 97 - US$ 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Catherine W
29 March 2017|
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Response from Jim V | Reviewed this property |
It is pretty much about the diving. There is some snorkeling and swimming. If you like a massage, you need to give it a try.
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RCindyB
16 March 2015|
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Response from Mike B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Please be careful as the power in the Philippines runs on 220, a 2 prong, round/flat socket is available in most rooms and areas at the resort including our camera room. However just because it fits doesn't always mean... More
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"Select rooms on lowers levels (10# or family) to avoid climbing stairs. Uppers rooms (20#) have great views."
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"Higher rooms have a lot of stairs to climb."
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"go high those rooms have an awesome view over Anilao bay."
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"Resort is built on a hillside, the higher rooms have a great ocean view, only a few steps higher floor 1."
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