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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 27 December 2014

I stayed at plantation Bay from December 14 to December 20 and it was one of the best holidays that I have spent with my wife and two children, aged four and six. The swimming pools were enjoyed by all and there was a variety of slides and water based activities to enjoy. I, myself enjoyed snorkeling, jet skiing and...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nick, We're glad to learn that on your recent visit to Plantation Bay you found it just as good as your previous visits, facilities-and-activities-wise, and even better, food-wise. Our chefs will appreciate your feedback. It thrills us to know too that you enjoyed your diving excursions and your snorkeling trips just off the coast from our beachfront. Thanks for...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 25 December 2014

I should probably start off by saying we are not usually five star resort type people, but we decided to treat ourselves on our way back up from Malapascua and booked in for Christmas Eve. We had a Lagoon View room which was situated directly over one of the pools. We paid 189 GBP which is generally more than we...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear vicki1974, Thank you for choosing to cap off your visit to the Philippines with a stay at Plantation Bay! We're pleased that you appreciated your room, especially the custom-handmade stone-inlay bathtub. We're delighted to know that you and your family enjoyed our Christmas Eve dinner buffet and found our food delicious and reasonably priced. Thanks too for sharing how...

Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

This place deserves 5 stars. The facilities are great, lots of activities to do, staff is very friendly, the man-made lagoons are nice, and the food is ok and reasonably priced. However, they have this ridiculous rule in their freshwater pool where you cannot make any loud sound since this may distract their lifeguards from actual calls for help. It...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Larry M, Thank you for the high praise on our facilities, activities, food, and staff. Our policy on prolonged or repeated screaming is in place because this bothers other guests who are here to relax. More importantly, prolonged or repeated screaming desensitizes lifeguards; if someone has a real emergency, the lifeguards may assume it is just more noise-making and...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed here with the whole family of 7 adults and 2 tots. I just want to say that this was the best holiday ever :) the 2bd suite was amazing, the pools are great and theres lots of activities for everyone to enjoy. The staffs are brilliant and are always smiling and ready to help. I would def come...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Judlex, We are happy that you took the time to explore the resort and try out our variety of activities and facilities. Moreover, that you consider your stay at Plantation Bay your best holiday ever! Thank you for the kind comment about our Two Bedroom Suite. They are in fact our most sought-after rooms for guests who prefer a...

Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

I had a really good time with my family while we staying in Plantation bay hotel back in July. I attach my thankful email here to share with travelers who are seeking where to stay in Philippine. Dear Plantation Bay Hotel Hi, I came back a couple of days ago from beautiful holidays in your Resort. All my family were...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear serina K, It is always nice to read about how our guests had an unforgettable stay at Plantation Bay. Thank you for sharing how you appreciated our rooms and ambience. Our staff especially appreciate your taking the time to let us know how you and your family felt welcomed and cared for during your stay. Thank you. Looking forward...

Lapu Lapu, Philippines
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The best resort in Cebu the staff were friendly and helpful and they all wear the genuine Filipino smile and hospitality kudos to the management they trained their staff very well. Lots of activities and enjoyed the pool just a step away from the room....Excellent and we enjoyed it much!

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dindo C, We are delighted to learn that you found our staff the epitome of Filipino hospitality and that you rated Plantation Bay as the best resort in Cebu. Thank you for taking the time to share how you appreciated our activities and swimming facilities. We will definitely share your review with our staff to inspire them to do...

Paranaque, Philippines
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Went here with the whole Family. I like the paluto style in the resto. The pool and the beach is very relaxing :) kinda pricey but worth it. Enjoy all the activities and you can also go to the nearest mall to taste the lechon cebu and the pandan rice.

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear JanaChicc, We're pleased to note that though you found our prices expensive, this was understandable because of the quality offered. Lechon (Roast Pig) is actually served at our Themed Dinner Buffet. Our Black Lechon is prepared on site, according to our own recipe, and many guests agree that Plantation Bay's whole roast pig is very good indeed. Thank you...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We recently spent some time at Plantation Bay for a family vacation. We opted for the VIP package which included private transportation from the airport and a drop off directly at our room. We were met by the Butler with cold drinks which was a nice touch. The resort itself is gorgeous and well laid out. Our room was on...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear kstarkey, Thank you for sharing how impressed you were with our rooms, food, facilities, and staff. We're happy to learn that you found the resort family-friendly, and that your children have only fond memories of Plantation Bay. It rained during your stay, and we had to cancel some of our activities and offer alternatives. Our apologies for any disappointment...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I recently visited Plantation Bay with my extended family. 8 of us ranging from 12 years to 85 tears. The outstanding outcome was that there was something in the resort for all ages and all had a most memorable blast. Staff was excellent, ambience marvelous and evening entertainment ( theme dinners every night ) were great fun. The resort also...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear BGLKURUS, We're pleased that you rated our service, ambience, and themed dinner with show excellent. It was also a delight to read about how everyone in your family got to bond over our activities and enjoyed your experience with the gentle giants of Oslob. Thank you for the compliments. We hope to see you again at Plantation Bay soon!...

Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Went to Plantation Bay with family. Had a great time, esp. because there are so many activities that one could engage in. The staff were extremely courteous and prompt in their service. Swimming with the whale sharks at Oslob was also well worth the travel of approx. 3 hrs. The food at the Fiji Restaurant was exceptional. Really enjoyed our...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear RameshJohn, We are happy to hear that your recent visit at Plantation Bay was enjoyable and that you found our service excellent. It's nice to know too that while here, you got to visit Oslob and swim with the Whale Sharks. Like you, many guests find this experience thrilling and truly memorable. Thanks for the kind review, especially for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover a resort in a class of its own. Set in 11 hectares of secluded grounds yet only one hour (when traffic is bad) from Cebu City, Plantation Bay offers one of the largest privately-owned waterways in the world, with the clean elegance of colonial-plantation architecture. Decompress from life’s pressures in the healing tranquility of an environment that truly feels “away from it all.” If you have ever spent time at a tropical plantation, you know what we mean. If not, come and discover a refreshingly different Flavor of Life. Whether you’re traveling for a family vacation or romantic getaway, for business or pleasure, this is far and away your best choice in the Philippines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

Address: | Marigondon, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island > Lapu Lapu
Price Range: $254 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Plantation Bay Resort And Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 256
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Also Known As:
Plantation Bay Resort And Hotel Lapu Lapu
Plantation Bay Hotel
Plantation Bay Resort And Spa Cebu Island/Mactan Island
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Family Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Spa Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Business Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lapu Lapu
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“All rooms are in plantation houses and all appear to be very central to pools and restaurants”
 of 5 bubbles 442LindaD, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Waters Edge room is well worth the treat.”
 of 5 bubbles geoffreyl148, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground Floor lagoon side was excellent on East lagoon for family with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles MUZDAV, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Plenty of ground floor rooms have direct access to the lagoons”
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