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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the largest dive resorts on the island. The hotel is not bad, we opted for one of the nicest room over the beach which proved to be quite comfortable and pleasant despite being also right over the restaurant (divers sleep early anyways!). Breakfast either a large and tasty buffet (when enough guests) or much simpler. Good... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel/resort has offered us a unique high variation of diving sites, food choices in the restaurant and ….cocktail selections. Normally we are not interested in cocktails, but the dinner table we used for better wifi signal was so near located to Edgar, that he could us seduce to try his compositions during happy hour. Irresistable this man and so... More 

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Metro Manila
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 hour car ride from Cebu airport, 40mins to Malapascua Island is worth it! Catering mostly for divers, the resort boasts of professional, efficient and excellent dive shop and personnel. The rooms are clean and good enough for an island resort. The food selection in the restaurant caters to all, from italian to chinese to burgers and steak. Will definitely... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights earlier this month. We pursued our Advanced Open water and Nitrox Dive courses. Firstly, I have nothing but good things to say about the resort from every possible point of view...especially the food and cleanliness. Regarding diving...we did a total of 8 dives here in 3 days and two of those... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Edgar, this one's for you! We were here for one week with our diving club. All the dives were handled very professional with great guides and equipment. We saw some awesome critters like the elusive pygmee seahorses and the blue ringed octopuss, but most of all we saw the thresher sharks on several occasions which was worth getting up so... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 7 nights. It is a fabulous place with everything at your convenience. Very organised Dive Shop, Becca - Course Director in Charge. Rich - dive Instructor was very knowledgeable and practical during my AOW. At the bar - Edgar, the barman in charge is so friendly and knowledgeable about his stuff. Selection of drinks is just unbelievable... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What a perfect stay - if you want to be able to leave behind the pace of life and completely take your foot off the gas, in search of complete chill time, then this is your place. The small effort to get there (Mactan airport - 3hrs in a car - 45 mins boat) is very worthwhile as, waiting for... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The hotel is really old. The room condition is really not good. It has really limited space. Because I only had a small boarding suitcase so it is find for me. But my friend had a 28 inch luggage and he can't even find a place to lay down and open his luggage. So every-time he wants to pull some... More 

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest feedback. We will definitely raise this to the department involved so we can improve our service. More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Exotic for almost a week and enjoyed every second of it. Fantastic rooms, large and clean. Free sunbeds and beach towels. Beach was well kept with palmtrees and hammocks. Breakfast was great with tea/coffee, juice, newly baked bread, eggs, fresh fruit and more. Over all the restaurant had high quality food and drinks. Staff was super helpful,... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I booked here with a friend and they were so accomodating and friendly even though we were on the cheapest room which is 600pesos a night.Not bad huh!Service is excellent.Nice servers and management! I will not hesisate to go back here!!! And stay at the same resort. They also have a great scuba dive center! We got our licenses herr!!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are thinking of diving or staying in Malapascua consider us your first choice. We have everything you need for a relaxing, exciting, enjoyable stay with first class facilities and service. Exotic is the pioneer dive resort on Malapascua. The first dive shop to open on the island in 1998, Exotic has grown over the years and is now the leading dive resort on the island, without compromising its original laid-back charm and outstanding service. Our continued expansion is a result of our customer’s loyalty and desire to revisit and share their Exotic experience with others. Why not come and see what brings people back to us year after year? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

Address: 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: ₹ 4,227 - ₹ 7,364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
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“Honeymoon suite top.”
 of 5 bubbles FreerkVeldhuis, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms are nice!”
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“Rooms near the restaurant will have wifi... if you need to be online often, if not anywhere is good.”
 of 5 bubbles 724phangj, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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