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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... More 

Thank Burke G
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... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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... More 

Thank davidfrommelbour2016
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... More 

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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!!

Thank Luxuryman
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... More 

1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed here during Japan's Obon Season (mid-August). The hotel was a two-hour drive from Tagbilaran Airport. The weather was perfect. The beach was pristine. The water was a clear cerulean. When the tide fell, we could walk for kilometers over fine, powdery-white sand. In some places, the sand was so soft that our feet sunk. We had a fun... More 

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

Hi Marko. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for the wonderful review. Hope you can come back and stay with us again before too long. In the meantime, keep in touch through the Facebook page ( islandview.anda ). Warm regards from all of us at Island View. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This small resort is tucked away at the eastern end of Bohol Island in the Visayas. This resort is designed for relaxation, peace and quiet away from the discos and noise at the other end of the Island. The rooms are very comfortable, the swimming pool perfect for relaxing (alone or with a family), the food some of the best... More 

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

Hi Terry. It is most gratifying to hear from guests who tell us that what we offer at Island View meets, or surpasses, their expectations. Thanks for your positive feedback. We do try very hard to offer our guests the option of a timeless and peaceful experience - the nighttime sounds of jazz in the beach bar notwithstanding. We have... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Stayed with our young baby. Jo-ann and other staff really took care of us and were always friendly and helpful, even looking after him several times so we could have a few minutes for breakfast etc. Food is good, freshly made. Beach is quite small and hard sand mixed with chunks of coral. Swimming tricky at low tide but pool... More 

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

Thanks for your comments and for the good marks you gave us. I am happy you had a good time and that we were able to help out. Hope you can come back again soon. More 

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24 reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stayed at the hotel for one night but realized that next time we come we'd stay for much longer! A cosy and isolated place by the sea with great view, hospitable owners and delicious cuisine. Strongly recommended for everybody who goes to Anda!

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

Thanks for taking the time to say such nice things about us. Glad you enjoyed the food. Yes, one night is too short a time to really enjoy our place and our part of Bohol. Hope you can come back for a longer stay. We all look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Shanghai, China
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Awesome place, where you can finally take some time for yourself ! the staff is great and respond to all you needs, you can have your lunch/dinner either in the restaurant, at the bar or on the beach and the cocktails are fresh and served all day long !!!

Thank TravelTheW0rld555
Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed our little place by the sea. Thanks for the nice review and we hope you can come back again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a hidden jewel on Bohol's crown in my opinion. We had a fairly long drive after arriving at the airport and since it was the Easter weekend the trip was delayed by the processions for Good Friday. However, these were brilliant to see and our taxi driver which we picked up via security at the airport was... More 

Thank debs_london_66
Peter C, Owner at Island View Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Dear Debs. Thank you, your kind words are much appreciated by all of us here at Island View. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and all the simple pleasures that we have on offer at the resort. Thanks for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

If you want a peaceful mind you must visit this place ! i do love it personally way back 2012 when i was there during that time the hotel is under construction and can only offer 3 rooms, but then i do enjoyed our stayed. its so nice to see that after several years the lovely couple are able to... More 

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

Hi Shirleyyel. Thanks for your review. Nothing makes us happier than when guests come back to visit us again. So glad you liked the changes and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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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: $117 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms are suites.”
 of 5 bubbles burkeg_13, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms spacious and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles davidfrommelbour2016, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is a choice of rooms, either with a view or easy access to the pool. Rooms face generally West towards the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryinBangkok, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the ground floor with a view of the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles MitchieMitchB, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Book early as they have only 3 rooms at present with another 5 to be completed. These rooms book out pretty quick”
 of 5 bubbles CraigF934, 17 Nov 2012 | Read review
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