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Manta Ray Bay Resort

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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Temecula, California
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is my second stay at the Manta Ray in Yap. This year I stayed for two weeks. I was first here in 2009. The room was well appointed and very clean with a great view of the bay and the Mnuw Ship's Bar and Grill. The staff was very well trained, and all of them addressed me by name...

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I enjoyed a fantastic week of diving at the Manta Ray Bay Resort in Yap. After a week on a live-aboard in Palau, our group travelled over to Yap for another week, headquartered at the Manta Ray Bay Resort. On such a tiny island, I did not know exactly what to expect, but suffice it to say I was very,...

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North Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I found the staff at the resort to be very gracious and friendly. They did everything possible to make our trip a memorable on. The food was very good, the rooms were clean and cool, the beds were very comfortable. Most importantly, the diving was great. We saw lots of mantas, of course, sharks and even an Antler Wrasse. A...

Thank Judy K
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Just came back from a week's diving in Yap. The staff were always ready to help and take care of our needs. The room was nice and the welcome manta cookies, manta towels, and letter of welcome were nice touches. The individually named/themed rooms w/matching room key was cool. The pool is well maintained and there are always towels available....

Thank arsenalfox2000
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Manta bay resort is a nice place to stay. the rooms are comfy. The dive shop is great and the diving is pretty darn good. The place is pricy just to get to and there isn't a whole lot for the non dive (would suggest the island tour) but would recommend it for a nice remote get away!

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Nothing to complain about! Great hotel, very friendly staff, excellent food and worldclass diving! Also the landtour half day was very interesting and shows the beauty of the island and its culture. And the mantas on every dive were just magical!

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Toto, Guam
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I was in Yap for a short business trip that was extended when Typhoon Noul hit the island and shut down the airport for a couple days. The staff at Manta Ray did an exceptional job of keeping the guests safe, comfortable and well-fed despite the typhoon.

Thank Seth F
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I had a great stay at the Manta Ray Bay Resort. I was there for almost two weeks and enjoyed every moment. I was well cared for by the hotel staff, restaurant staff, as well as the dive guides. The hotel rooms were clean neat and maintained. The food was MARVELOUS and the dinning accommodations unique and fun. Eating on...

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The Manta Ray is the best place to stay - the staff are friendly and accommodating. The rooms are clean and well appointed complete with a towel on your bed shaped like a manta ray! The food is delicious - eating on the Mnuw is special - they are the only restaurant in Micronesia that cooks your fish just right....

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Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

There are very limited flights in and out of Yap. So why would you just not include the "half day" as part of the package? We left the hotel at 10pm, but check out was at noon. So there was an extra $60 a person. We were told we were on the highest meal plans for three meals a day....

3Thank Susan L

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Address: P.O. Box MR | Fsm, Colonia, Yap 96943-0850, Federated States of Micronesia
Region: Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Price Range: $256 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manta Ray Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap, South Pacific
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“Definitely want a waterview room. If I were to go back, I'd ask for a luxury room with private splash pool/jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles rosemary201, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rm 308 (3rd floor, highest floor) - a corner with bay & pool view. Rm 307 & 306 have nice bay view also. Rm 208 is right below 308.”
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  • room 308, a corner room with a great view of the pool, restaurant, bay
  • Shelves for storing diving gear at the dive shop, assigned by room
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 of 5 bubbles CXGTraveler, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for an ocean view. It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles andyp227, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rm 200 was spacious & the shower as the focal point set a "jungle" mood.”
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  • live plants in stone shower
  • sunset view of restaurant from balcony of rm 200
  • bedroom and private balcony
  • Hallway upon entry to room 200
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  • stone shower in center of room
  • Stone money soap
 of 5 bubbles monical726, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“East-facing rooms have a view of the water and a nice sunrise”
 of 5 bubbles alexdJ2711WM, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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