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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I love the different activities that Plantation Bay has to offer. For young adults and adults we have --- kayak, stand up paddle, archery, mini golf, firing range, rock wall, etc. For young kids, we have shallow waters for them to play at. The resort already considers 5 feet as deep water and they have appropriate signages too! Lifeguards are... More 

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

Dear ddblanco, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to know that you found the resort child-friendly and safe. Moreover, that you took the time to try our activities. Plantation Bay is truly unique and offers a wide variety of activities and facilities for its guests. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back here soon. Sincerely,... More 

Mandaue, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2014

For a resort to last this long, that is already a feat in itself...for such resort to continue having high rating what with so many resorts that have sprouted like mushrooms all over LapuLapu/Mactan...this is definitely something that you should check out. I have always put off going overnight with the family in resorts even if we live in the... More 

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

Dear JesCColl, It is nice to know that you enjoyed your initial stay so much that you're already planning your return visit to Plantation Bay. We do our best to come up with enjoyable (and mostly free or reasonably-priced) activities and facilities for our guests and we're glad that you and your children appreciated them and took the time to... More 

Taguig City, Philippines
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We had our first summer vacation for 2014 here just this March. I was amazed how big the place is. The resort does not look outdated and we were lucky that they let us checked in by lunch time. (Note that their check in is at 3pm). I love beaches and prefer them over swimming pools. But my stay in... More 

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

Dear SingleWorkingMom, We especially appreciate reviews from well-traveled guests like you. We’re delighted to learn that, even though you have been to newer luxury resorts in the country, Plantation Bay surpassed your expectations and was a pleasure for your entire family. Thank you for the positive comments about our facilities, activities, spa, and restaurants. We're happy that you found the... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We stayed 4 nights at Plantation bay for the last Christmas vacation as a family of four with two kids (7 and 10), and enjoyed our stay a lot. We stayed in pool side rooms, and kids could directly jump in the water by waking up. Overall the place is nicely set up, with colonial style buildings bordering numerous lagoon... More 

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

Dear Frank1207111, We're happy that, throughout your stay, your children enjoyed our leisure facilities, while you and your wife were free to relax and enjoy our spa. Thank you for the compliments, especially for sharing how Plantation Bay's family-friendly ambience and staff contributed to making your 4-night stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to seeing you and your family... More 

Cebu City, Philippines
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

FIRST IMPRESSION: I was amaze of the scale and beauty of their artificial lagoons. They have two larger-than-life lagoons with a white sand island in the middle. It would be hard not to be amaze with those and add the countless of smaller lagoons and pool then a one day exploration will never be enough to cover those. However, they... More 

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

Dear BisdakExplorer, Thank you for specifically mentioning that you found Plantation Bay spotless and its staff friendly and prompt. The architectural style of the resort is “plantation”, with decorative motifs borrowed from the US Deep South, Caribbean, and Filipino plantations. The result is a very pleasing, relaxed ambience that appeals equally to couples, families with children (especially 3 and 4-generation... More 

Manila, Philippines
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

I had a great stay in Plantation Bay. Lots of activities in the resort, nice beach and pool. My only complain would be that they do not include breakfast in the hotel price so you have to pay it separately. overall it was a nice and relaxing stay

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

Dear lorenzo l, Thank you for your review. We're happy to know that you appreciated our various leisure activities and swimming facilities and that you and your family had a memorable stay at Plantation Bay. We are now offering a special breakfast package to our guests. For only $30++ per day per room, every occupant of our regular rooms will... More 

Manila, Philippines
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

"Where everyday is an adventure". I have just returned from another wonderful stay in Plantation Bay, Cebu and I have nothing but good words to say! Definitely one of the best resorts I've been to. The place is wonderful, the staff are seamless, food is extraordinary and the overall experience is unforgettable. Spent a whole day in Mogambo Springs (The... More 

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

Dear MackyroniMD, We are happy that you had an enjoyable second visit to Plantation Bay. Thank you for the high praise and for sharing your love of our good food and the wide array of activities we have for everyone to enjoy. And a big Thank you! for highlighting our spa and staff in your review. We look forward to... More 

Manila
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Plantation Bay in Cebu made my first time visit there with family very memorable. The place is like a small subdivision with pools and beaches, spa, and packed with so many recreational facilities that you'd hardly know where to start. First thing one will notice is the remarkable customer service. They have a "no tipping" policy since we were told... More 

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

Dear ubechan, We are happy to note that you and your family had an enjoyable time bonding over our activities. Moreover, that you appreciated our service and spa facilities. We recently included stand up paddleboard races, yoga, gondola rides, and mermaid lessons in our activities. By the time you come back for your next visit, we hope there will be... More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

This resort is fantastic, small enough to walk the whole place on foot & big enough to house all the accommodations & facilities. The lagoon is well maintained and beautiful, enjoyed the activities available in the lagoon. Food were excellent from the 4 restaurants, but our favorites were breakfast/lunch at Kilimanjaro & dinner at Palermo. Tried Scuba Discovery & Para-Sailing... More 

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

Dear bhslee, It's nice going through your photos and reading about your enjoyable holiday at Plantation Bay. Considering that you stayed here an entire week, it is good to know that during all this time you and your children never ran out of things to do. We do our best to make sure our guests need not go far to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Went on a stay-cation as couple. Extremely impressed with level of service of staff, prompt with requests and always polite with genuine smiles and greetings. The strict no-tip service is especially refreshing and surprising! Very family-friendly, for kids big and small. Facilities plentiful and most included with resort price - gym, pools, lagoons, archery range, games room, plenty to keep... More 

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

Dear DrBK, We frequently welcome guests from Australia and like you, they appreciate Plantation Bay's ambience, rooms, and various leisure facilities and activities. Thank you for the kind words about our food, which we really put a lot of effort into; it is great to see that well-traveled couples like yourselves know what good food is about. Thanks again for... More 

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  • 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
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $264 - $341 (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 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 On the Beach 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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