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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went diving for two months on Malapascua Island and did some of my PADI Instructor Development Course here but it was sub standard and I transferred to Thresher Shark Divers nearby which was excellent. The regular Scuba Diving with Exotic though was great, the Divemasters and guides were excellent and very knowledgeable hence i have given it two stars...

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Ribe, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would like to thank Exotic Dive Resort for 2 lovely weeks. Your staff was always smiling and helpful as restuarent and diving center. We have fantastic diving in all your lovely divesites. We will at all times be recommending you. Will be back soon. Sincerely. Inge & Lars.

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Salernes, France
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place, lovely staff , great food , cocktails and excellent diving. Diving with the Thresher sharks even though you have to get up at 4.30am is amazing. Rooms fine , services every day . Beautiful beach outside with white sand and clear blue water. The people on the island are very friendly too.

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Bonheiden, Belgium
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went diving in this resort: very good. Rooms are big but beds are very hard to sleep in. The fridge is poor and the airco makes a lot of noise. Very good juices in the restaurant, but the food is also a bit touristique: fries with hamburgers, pizza.... luckally you can also take asian food like sisling prawn or chicken...

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Sandwell
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Diving was excellent owing to a well organised Dive Guide team, good facilities and 5:1 ratio of divers to Dive guides who knew where all the excellent sites with innumerable small creatures and corals to see. Rooms were basic but ample, air conditioning was welcomed and efficient and the food was excellent from a wide choice in a huge menu....

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were a group of 14 spending 10 days diving at Exotic resort. The organisation of diving was excellent, dive guides were very knowledgeable and always smiling. The DC manager Joa accomodated all our diving wishes, diving groups were small. There is a camera table in the DC, enough rinsing tanks and always someone with smile to answer questions. Diving...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I would have stayed with Exotic for my entire 15-day visit even though I thought the rooms were overpriced. But I found out they only had wifi in the restaurant...during the hours of operation. I stayed at Exotic for 1 night while I made other arrangements. I've near been to a hotel in this part of the world where you...

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

An amazing diving vacation! All of the spots was worthy! All of the resort staff was very professional and very kind. This is the best place on the island and very well organised! I am not fond of diving from resorts and usually prefer liveboards...but here i can not complain about anything. The ambience of the resort, the daily boats...

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Birkerod, Denmark
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Resort: The resort is very nice and the staff are great. Food is fine and so is the breakfast buffet even though you have to be fund of cooked breakfast. There is eg no yogurt. The room are quite basic also taking the price into account. We stayed in a beach front room. For the pics they will send you...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had no option but to stay at this resort for the night. Rooms was not bad compare to the rest. No toiletries were given. Room cost me $SGD 200 which is not worth the money. Breakfast was very good with good variety. Service was good but 1 particular bartender(might be an in charge) chooses on whom to serves... looks like...

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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: ₹ 3,467 - ₹ 6,357 (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
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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“Don't get a room near the scub tank compressor room or you'll be up all night.”
53arnew, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“apply for a quiet room, there are rooms in the neighbor of the filling station for the dive bottles and they start already at 4 o'clock.....”
ChristelV78, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front of the site so you can see the ocean without leaving your room.”
711joym, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are very close to the restaurant or above diving shop. I stayed in 25 which is at the back of the resort.”
MariaRado, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I didn't dislike this place I just thought it was overpriced and a little sub-par in service for the money.”
eyv0nnek, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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