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WaterColors Boracay Dive Resort

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Free Wifi
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Beachfront
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3 Star Hotel
WaterColors Boracay Dive Resort has absolutely charming boutique-style rooms with delightful touches, absolute beach front & full-service dive centre on the famous White Beach of Boracay Island. The resort has been awarded with Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award & Certificate of...
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| Near Willy's Rock, Balabag, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
5.9 km to Malay Airport
40 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I was a solo traveller last week and decided to do my PADI Open Water. I was taken to a room and asked to watch a video by myself and at first I was a bit unsure and nervous. Although, as soon as I met...More

Thank Charlotte A
Response from FAntoni09, Manager at WaterColors Boracay Dive ResortResponded 20 April 2018

Charlotte is was a pleasure having you in the resort. With the great talent and skills you have we know you will discover more of the underwater life.We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. WaterColors staff will miss you....More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

When I travel, I always opt for the cool, boutique-y places where they pay real attention to design, good food and where the staff are allowed to have their own personality. Watercolors just simply ticks all these boxes. Been to Boracay twice and those 2...More

Thank JosieAroundTheWorld
Response from FAntoni09, Manager at WaterColors Boracay Dive ResortResponded 30 March 2018

Josie, We are pleased to know that we met and exceeded your expectations with your overall stay with us. Rest assured we will continue this own personality service of passion that our employee have to provide the best experience possible for our guests. We hope...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We went diving for the first time ever so we did the DSD. Our diving master is called Sofie and she did a really great job! We felt safe with her and had lots of fun!! Thanks for sharing our first breath under water with...More

Thank Selina1804
Response from FAntoni09, Manager at WaterColors Boracay Dive ResortResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you so much for much for your wonderful review, and I'm very happy to hear that you had a great time diving with us. We certainly wanted to make your first dive memorable as possible. And judging by your comment I'm glad to hear...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Watercolors Boracay dive resort offers a fantastic opportunity for divers to have their accommodation and diving services provided in one place. The staff are very welcoming and attentive. The atmosphere is relaxing. The place is located just by the beach with an easy access. I...More

Thank Radek R
Response from FAntoni09, Manager at WaterColors Boracay Dive ResortResponded 15 April 2018

Radek We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed diving with Filip. Filip is indeed one remarkable instructor in the field of diving. We thank you taking your Open Water Diver Course with us. We look forward to share with you another discoveries of...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Before visiting the island my partner and I had discussed going diving, as we had both been before but never together. We happened across WaterColors on our first evening. We stumbled in, still jet lagged from the flights, where we met Filip. Within no time...More

Thank Nathan W
Response from FAntoni09, Manager at WaterColors Boracay Dive ResortResponded 15 April 2018

Nathan, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your diving course with us. We are very happy that WaterColors Dive Resort facilities and the staffs made a marked in your heart. Our instructors are indeed very passionate about diving and they really love sharing...More

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WaterColors Boracay Dive Resort has absolutely charming boutique-style rooms with delightful touches, absolute beach front & full-service dive centre on the famous White Beach of Boracay Island. The resort has ...More been awarded with Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award & Certificate of Excellence for 2015 & 2014. The Beach Lounge and the Roof Deck Bar feature classic to exotic cocktails and signature drinks, a well-planned and thought out menu designed for guests from all over the world, efficient and friendly service staff and unbeatable beachfront location. Our boutique rooms are unique, stylish and quaint, designed to combine the use of lush fabrics, wood, glass, black metal features, modern lighting and stylish bathrooms with our very own Boracay limestones as centerpiece to depict modern Filipino island living and comforts. Wooden floor planks warm under your feet, cool colors on walls sooth your eyes and floor to ceiling glass windows opens up to the expanse of the sand, sky and ocean just a few steps outside your door. Our unique bathrooms, mirrors, picture windows and glass enclosures are designed to allow you privacy but at the same time still give you the feeling that you haven't left the beach! With our WaterColors Resort App, we strive to limit the use of paper through our digital menu in the food and beverage outlets, digital registration in our Reception and Dive Center, digital communication in our guest rooms. We use refillable glass bottles in the guest rooms and at breakfast for water and juices to limit and discourage the use of plastic bottles. We are also harnessing the energy from the sun to provide hot water in the entire resort. With two branches on the White Beach, WaterColors Boracay Diving Adventures is the only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Resort in Boracay. We provide quality experience programs and scuba diving courses strictly adhering to PADI standards, to ensure safe diving practices, while having lots of fun, enjoyment and appreciation of the underwater environment. With our multi-lingual team of PADI dive professionals, we are able offer instructions and learning materials in a wide variety of languages from English, Scandinavian (Swedish, Danish or Norwegian), German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, among others. We provide introduction or experience programs, PADI certification courses from beginner to professional including IDC conducted by an esteemed Course Director with 100% passing rate, recreational dive, dive trip and excursions in Boracay and nearby dive destinations. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Althea A
20 July 2017|
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Response from WaterColors_Mgt | Property representative |
Kalibo airport is around 2 hours away from Boracay. You would need to take land transport for 1 hr / 45 mins to get to Caticlan jetty port, then take a 15 to 20 minute boat ride from Caticlan jetty port to Boracay jetty... More
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dev_sLingapore
7 May 2017|
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Response from WaterColors_Mgt | Property representative |
Our rates are exclusive of transfer, however, we may arrange transfers either from Kalibo airport or Caticlan Airport for you with our transport provider. Thanks!
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Soofong
2 November 2016|
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We do not have pool but we are located right on the beach. We had a guest who even said (as a joke) that during high tide our beach lounge should be called "swim up bar".
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"Get the seaview room - totally worth it!"
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"room NOT facing the beach and road is quiet"
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"Ocean view rooms are offering good views, but people are passing in front. Maybe rooms at the back can be..."