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Switzerland
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have travelled to Yap three years in a row to participate in Mantafest and have thoroughly enjoyed the warm welcome received by Bill, Patricia and family. I can't recommend this resort high enough, not only for its world class diving which goes without saying with dives like Vertigo and Stammtisch but also for the quaintly decorated rooms and lovely...

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Anchorage, United States
Reviewed 24 June 2016

June 23, 2016 My son and I just spent five days at Manta Ray Bay/Yap Divers Resort, May 8-13, 2016. This resort is a winner in all categories: customer service, great diving, and the food is literally frosting on the cake. I’ve been diving all over the world for the past 45 years, and rarely do you find the whole...

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Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Room was beautiful with full view of bay. Food was great and servers knew all of our names and what we liked to drink. Got locked out on the balcony one day after service person delivered ice and closed the patio door on me. Since I had a broken wrist and was in a cast, I was not able to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Well this place really knows how to look after you. Each room is named after a fish and everything in the room reflects that. The rooms are large spacious and clean. The additional wifi is worth purchasing at only $5 after your deposit is refunded. The restaurant is on an old boat which is really very good, the only issue...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I travelled across the Pacific Islands for 8 months on a diving trip and Yap was in month 8. The Manta Ray Bay Resort was one of the nicest places I stayed at and I loved it in spite of the lack of manta rays! Apart from the complete lack of manta rays at the cleaning station on 2 dives...

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Pearland, Texas
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Rooms are wonderful, all different, so upgrade and get the hot tub or plunge pool. Food is excellent and they take credit card. make their own craft beer service is also excellent And for the SPA- GET A Massage- best hands ever

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Montauk, New York
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This resort is a top option - pricey during the Yap Day weekend, but an enjoyable stay. Good food, nice bar, and pleasant pool. Underwater - visibility wasn't 100% during my visit and water was chilly, but it's an interesting environment. The dive operation caters intensively to underwater photographers, many of whom bring their own scuba gear, which is the...

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Honokaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Bill Acker and his team truly made our stay in Yap memorable! Everyone from the Yap Diver's team, hotel staff and restaurant pers helped make our work in Colonia and Ulithi Atoll a unique experience. We came as guests and left as friends. Met many new diver friends too! Don't stay anywhere else on Yap.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I always wanted to go to Yap to see the manta rays so when I found out about the Yap Day 2016 celebration that cinched it for me. There are not a lot of flights in and out of Yap. And when I arrived the line for immigration was slow and the wait to pick up my luggage was even...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I traveled with a group of 18 scuba divers to Manta Ray Bay Resort in late Feb, early March, 2016. We all had a great time. The hotel is very nice. Rooms are great, and the cookies shaped like manta rays are a nice touch. We liked the cookies so much we asked at the desk if we could buy...

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Address: P.O. Box MR | Fsm, Colonia, Yap 96943-0850, Federated States of Micronesia
Region: Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Price Range: ₹ 13,143 - ₹ 22,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manta Ray Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Manta Ray Bay Colonia
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“Avoid Room 212 - loud and no privacy”
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 of 5 bubbles GroovieGurlie, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeH815, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You need to use the stairs to get to higher levels, take that into consideration for those with walking impediments.”
 of 5 bubbles CPax99, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Take advantage of the day tour and see some of the culture and stone bank, Amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles WGMitch, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I have enjoyed so many rooms I really don't think there is a bad one!”
 of 5 bubbles iluv2scuba4ever, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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