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Island View Beachfront Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice resort with great people. We stayed for 4 days and there are lots to do in the island. We had all our meals in the resort and still not bored as the cooking was good, using fresh produce from the island. With 2 areas to have our meals also added variety to the meals. We pre-ordered all our dinners...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Michael. Thanks for the kind words about Island View and the Island View team. Glad you found it a great pace to relax and that you enjoyed the variety of meals available. We hope that you and your family will come back and stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing place! Island View is our favorite and the most treasured memory in Bohol. Every thing is perfect, and all the staff are very nice. We are very grateful for their hospitality and pleasure to be friends with them. Not only the tranquil and relaxing surroundings but also all the staff make it the most attractive resort in...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Carlos. Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions of Island View. Rest assured, we will do everything possible to keep Island View and its surroundings tranquil and relaxing, and the staff friendly. So do come and stay with us again, whenever you can. Warm regards from all of us.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I can highly recommend this place - it is beautiful. The location is very good and peaceful. The deluxe room is spacious and nicely equipped. During low tide it is possible to walk along the beach to the little town Anda. The place is not at all crowded with tourists, which also means that we got to experience the real...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Josefine. Thanks so much for your warm comments about Island View and the surrounding area. It sounds as though you liked our place for the same reasons we do. Hope you can come back and visit us again soon. Warm regards from all of us here at Island View Beachfront Resort.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The resort is absolutely divine - quiet as we were expecting. Very limited number of rooms, directly on the beach. The view is beautiful and so relaxing. Rooms are simple but spacious, decorated with taste. Place is absolutely clean. The staff is charming and Jo-Ann will do anything to help you if anything needed. The open air restaurant is great...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi BL, Thanks for providing your feedback and suggestions. I am happy that your review was essentially positive, especially with regard to the beauty of the setting, the quietness, the proximity to the beach, the style and cleanliness of the rooms, and the friendliness of the staff. Please let me respond briefly to your other comments: On the issue of...

Boracay, Philippines
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Island View but we did find it very quiet indeed. The rooms are very nice with all the necessary extras and there is a lovely pool and beach area but if you want to secure a sun bed for the day you had better be up early as there is a very limited supply. Swimming...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Your feedback is valuable and was much appreciated. Thanks for pointing out that Island View is "quiet and relaxing" and for your positive feedback on the rooms, the pool, the beach and the friendly staff. However, as to your feeling that we are "to (sic) quiet and lack a bit of atmosphere", …. well, I am sorry you...

London
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is on the edge of a quiet, natural beach. It's a little basic; no tv, no fancy shampoo in the bathroom, simple food etc. But it's wonderful! The staff are incredibly friendly, the food and drinks are very reasonable (breakfast over three days, most of our lunches, dinners and a lot of cocktails was around £100). The rooms...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Nat, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your time at Island View Beachfront Resort. As you might have guessed, having no TVs in the rooms is a rather deliberate and considered policy: there is nothing more likely to ruin a peaceful holiday than the din of multiple soap operas and all night cartoons vibrating through...

Kennewick, Washington
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The restaurant staff, grounds staff, and one of the receptionists (who lent me 500PHP for a short period of time and was very nice) were perfect!!! Most importantly, the two ladies in the kitchen did the BEST that I have ever experienced. Even when no one else was there they came in and cooked some great!! lasagna for me and...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Steve. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Island View. Thanks for your generous review. We hope to see you again soon. Warm regards. Peter

Elwood
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The ultimate rating that this surprising hide-away always receives is well deserved. The tranquility of the place is beyond expectation and the manicured gardens and tropical environment provide a setting that is idyllic for those who just want to chill out. There are a limited number of suites available, which adds to the exclusivity of this destination, although the fellow...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Burke G. Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay at Island View. We do put a lot of stress on maintaining the tranquility, that's why the sound of TV soap operas and reality shows is not to be heard here. Interestingly, many guests have expressed their gratitude for not having TV, either in their own...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Island View is a small Eco hotel near Anda on Bohol. It is a quiet and peaceful place . The swimming pool is the best I have experienced at any hotel. It is large enough for sensible exercise but also well enough designed that it is just good for lolling about in . And then there is the beach. White...

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear David. Thanks for taking the time to let us and others know that you enjoyed your stay at Island View. It is always good to know when guests enjoy what we also like: the large pool, the vast beach, the bird crazy garden, and the absence of techno music. Please do come and relax with us again whenever you...

New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby at J&R Residence. The restaurant was fantastic! The lovely lady looking after us was very sweet and fabulous! Location is superb and food delicious! Sisig, Raw fish salad and Vietnamese Spring Rolls were super yummy!!! My Margarita was great too and very cheap! Totally recommend!!

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Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Luxuryman. Thanks for the positive feed-back. We are pleased that you enjoyed our little Island View beach bar and restaurant. It is also good to know that New Zealand travellers are discovering the fun to be had in the Philippines, especially on the magic Island of Bohol. Travel safely, and we look forward to welcoming you again. In the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, cozy, but very comfortable beachfront resort located on the quiet "divers and lovers" side of Bohol Island in the Vasayas region of the Philippines. Bohol is serviced by several daily flights from Manila, the national capital, and fast ferries from Cebu, the regional center. The resort is located in the small and friendly municipality of Anda. It takes a little less than two hours along a good quality picturesque coastal road to reach the resort. We can arrange a car to meet you at the airport or the ferry terminal, or you could come by bus and "tricycle". With a total of only eight rooms - five Deluxe Beachfront Suites and three Standard Rooms - there will never be crowds. All our rooms face the sea and are only a few seconds walk from the beach. Our neighbors are local fishermen and farmers. We have lush green mountains behind us and miles of blue sea in front, as far as the eye can see. Our guests come from all over the world. Most are young couples, or young families, friends travelling together, expatriates relaxing, professionals recharging, and sometimes the occasional Hemingway stays for a while to work on a novel. Many are divers, but all enjoy the sea, or at least being close to it. And many friendships have been made at the Bar. All our guests praise the tranquility and beauty of the resort and its surroundings, and they are unanimous in commenting on the friendliness of the staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island View Beachfront Resort

Address: Brgy. Bacong, Anda 6311, Philippines (Formerly Vitamin Sea Resort)
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Bohol Province > Bohol Island > Anda
Price Range: $116 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“The sea facing room has a king size bed and also a day bed. With a patio and garden right at the front. Very relaxing.”
MTeo_2013, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are the same with same view :)”
BLshanghai, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Arrange for good transportation, the turn-off from the main road is very easy to miss.”
W6005DYstevem, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are suites.”
burkeg_13, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms spacious and quiet”
davidfrommelbour2016, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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