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Isla Reta Beach Resort

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best beaches Island Garden City of Samal can offer! This paradise is located specifically on Talicud island. 45min-1hr boat ride from Davao City. The place is very affordable and if you are a beach lover, you will like this! Just bring enough food and water because the food is quiet expensive and sleeping materials. You can also...

1Thank Bobby A
Cavite City, Philippines
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

It took us almost 2 hours for us to get the food we ordered. We initially inquired since February if we can book in advance but the person who answers mobile inquiries said it's too early to reserve if we are arriving in August. So when we arrived the guy said they are now fully booked.

Thank sienaniguns1984
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The white beach is so fine, not your type of serene due that it's crowded on a weekend. If you're staying overnight, best advise is to book weeks ahead if you want to get their rooms (fan type, non-aircon), but they do have tents for rent though. If you're staying overnight on a tent, some people party loud, and might...

Thank GianJamesMags
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Going in this beach resort takes almost an hour boat ride. But when you arrive, the view was really captivating. Clear blue water, corals & fishes, even jellyfishes & sea snakes lol. That is how this area is untouched. They don't offer water activities, so if you come here it is mostly snorkeling (with your own gears), picnic on the...

Thank Marianit M
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Over all the place is great. Blue water, clean place, white sand. The beach is good for just swimming and if you just want to get wet. If you have your snorkling set with you, it is probably not as good as the other places. You can still see fish swimming around and some corals but not as colorful. The...

Thank DonEnrico88
Baguio, Baguio, Philippines
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed for one night at Isla Reta. The resort boasts of a beautiful beach, picnic grounds, open pavilions, native cottages(800-3pax)/tents(400), a restaurant (good food), a multi-purpose hall,and concrete cottages(900-2pax) for guests. Electricity is available from 3:00 PM- 6:00 AM (Generator). Day tour is only 200 pesos! If you are looking for a serene, safe, and simple but beautiful resort (old...

Thank Jeannard Jay T
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's really a great escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Accomodation and boat transpo is very affordable. Food in the island is not worth the price. Bring your own if you want. Beach is superb, well maintained. Fine white sand is simply alluring.

Thank _j0eDelici0us_
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went to Isla Reta to beach bum and we were not disappointed! The entrance is only 100 pesos and the food is good and cheap. We only paid 600 pesos for a grilled liempo, buttered chicken and chicken bbq with 4 rice and 1 liter of soda. The food is good. It uses very simple ingredients, like what you...

Thank ALLQ
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Please bring your own food or you can buy fresh seafood upon entering the beach on your right. Just DON'T order from their RESTAURANT! Super slow service with bad attitude from the staff. We waited 2hrs for our food with countless follow up with the waitresses but to no avail. We were very patient and polite up until the waiter...

Thank Jonna Erika R
Mandaluyong, Philippines
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Went here with my cousin last August 18. Took the Isla Reta Boat scheduled to leave Sta Ana at 9am. Travel time approx 45 mins. Great beach. white sand. clear blue calm water. there are cottages(open and private room ones) for rent. They also have tent for rent for those who would want to experience sleeping along the beach. Entrance...

2Thank musickaren

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Address: Talikud Island, Mindanao, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mindanao > Davao del Norte Province > Samal Island
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Isla Reta Beach Hotel Samal Island
Isla Reta Beach Resort Davao/Samal Island, Philippines
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“make sure to bring extra money.”
 of 5 bubbles jesheyd, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You could bring a tent and just camp if you wanted to...good for back packers that want to find new places.”
 of 5 bubbles Captaingruntfuddock, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For me Beach View is always the best! Also order foods ahead of time because they serve freshly cooked meals and it takes some time.”
 of 5 bubbles LovelyJourneys, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beach Line, Sand, Water”
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 of 5 bubbles charmjoyl, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Nice Native Cottages (common T&B) are closer to the beach!!!”
  • for only 800 for 3 pax!!!
 of 5 bubbles JeannardJayT, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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