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Modessa Island Resort

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The resort is simply fantastic. Located in a tiny wonderful island (Modessa), the resort has simple bungalows just in front of the beach, nothing luxurious but quite basic, which is perfect as everything here is just nature surrounded by an amazing sea. The only negative comment is about the food (which is included in the price as the resort is...

Thank Ludo C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great spot if you are a couple looking to get away from the main tourist routes. While getting here isn't the most convenient, the resort is helpful and always available by phone if you have trouble finding the dock. White sand beaches stretch out from the front of your bungalow, blue waters wait just ahead for you...

Thank Sheldon C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to stay a week on or honeymoon and we fell in love with Modessa. Communication with the staff prior to our arrival was great and they arranged a ride from the airport to take us to the boat in Roxas. When we arrived we were greeted with a fresh coconut drink and friendly smiles. Our cottage was basic...

Thank Christina S
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Modessa Island is stunning, white sand beach, hammocks to spend the day and great little beach huts. We spent four nights on Modessa which we mostly enjoyed but felt that if management was improved it could be paradise. There is a large number of staff on the island but most seemed to do nothing but hang around palying pool, table...

Thank wunderworld
Paris, France
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Modessa island is a very nice place, a small paradise island, surronded by amazing beaches and corals. It is perfect for snorkling The cottages are basic but clean, and the food is good Some of the staff are nicer and more busy than others Simon, the waiter is super cool and professional, and the girl who does the massage is...

2Thank sebsebseb187147
Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

From Roxas we were picked up by the Modessa taxi boat which brings you in 45/60 minutes to the island. Our expectations were high but from the moment we arrived we enjoyed our stay. I have been to a lot of places where they said there were white sand beaches which weren't but the beaches around Modessa are really white...

1Thank Josbossie
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Modessa Island Resort are a simple and laid back resort, with very simple and affordable bungalows right on the beach, and if you enjoy snorkling or diving you will be happy here, cause there are a lot of fish to see even in shallow water, and if you go diving you can see big schools of fish around the Island...

Thank truetraveler71
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service, friendly and happy staff, basic facilities which are ideal for the island escape, pool table, darts, volleyball, basketball, ping pong, a library, board games - never bored! Rentals for non motorised water sports, fabulous marine life! Only downside for me was the wifi not working very well in the evening when it is most likely needed. Good food,...

Thank Oli G
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 March 2016

first thing first - the island and the beaches are stunning and the main reason to come here!! pro - the island - the beach - the food is quite good. and I like that you can only book it with full board. although very little vegetarian options (basically we ate 10 times vegetable curry in our 6 days here)...

Thank goodsideoflife
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

After two weeks spent travelling among Philippines's islands, it was such a pleasure to relax in this little island. A small resort in a wonderful island 40min in boat from roxas. There ae different kinds of accomodation , with or without private barhroom and with or without seaview. Rooms are comfortable, breakfast lunch and dinner are all inclusive and very...

Thank Alessandro P

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Address: 144 Kms. north of Puerto Princesa City, Roxas, Palawan Island, Philippines (Formerly Coco Loco Island Resort)
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Roxas
Price Range: $106 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Modessa Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Coco Loco Island Hotel Roxas
Modessa Island Resort Palawan Island/Roxas, Philippines
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“Get the new bungalows, they are bigger and have a better beach section.”
 of 5 bubbles 256sheldonc, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the huts on the main beach with own bathroom are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles goodsideoflife, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“most of the rooms are beachfront, there are different accomm at different prices but all nice”
 of 5 bubbles ilabo_12, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get the beach front huts.”
 of 5 bubbles SilvieK_13, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Sunset side rooms are very hot, the other side have cooling breezes. watch the sunset from the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles beeorchidgirl, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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