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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 10 April 2014

This might be the most beautiful beach in the Philippines, and the resort's location on the eastern edge is indisputably wonderful. The attached dive shop is great and very professional, and for those looking for Thresher sharks it's super convenient to stay at the hotel, since you just change your pajamas for a wet suit at dawn for the early...

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Kampen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My brother was staying at this resort to train diving and become divemaster. Me and my mother went to visit him, and we had the best time. The island is beautiful, and great to relax, nice restaurant on the beach at exotic resort, very friendly staff, and their dive courses are so much fun!

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1Thank Freek H
Mandaue City
Reviewed 25 March 2014

The best place in Cebu so far! You won't regret if you'll stay here. I can guarantee that you'll enjoy staying in this place. Rooms are big and clean. The foods are delicious, superb! The best. Words can't express how beautiful this place is, so go visit Malapascua Exotic Island Dive and Beach Resort yourself and there you'll see.

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2Thank JrMonilar
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I 've completed my divemaster degree, so amazing experience! professional and friendly dive guide and instructor. And beautiful view, the most important thing is excellent food, you must try Yang Chou fried rice, that my favorite!

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2Thank JayHuang2014
Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 24 March 2014

My first experience here was unforgettable and wonderful. I'm with my cousin from Germany having vacation in this place last year 2013, we had a great time having vacation here even we only stay for 2 days and 1 night. Even we only have little time to spend on this resort we are thankful for the place that we have...

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1Thank ReyVincent
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We loved this place. All the staff made us feel so welcome. The resort is located on a beautiful white sandy beach with palm trees. We had an upstairs beach front room. A lot of thought has gone into this place. The rooms had dimmer switches on the lights to help with getting up at 4.00am for the thresher shark...

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1Thank AusFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 21 March 2014

My friend(Shing) and I(Toby) stayed at Malapascua Exotic resort from 12/03/2014 to 16/3/2014(Room 17). We chose “Exotic” because it “was” famous for good dive shop, good diving planning and nice DMs. We paid higher room charges and expensive diving package to Exotic when compared with other resorts in Malapascua. Therefore, we expected a very professional diving services provided by Exotic!!!!...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 March 2014

I've stayed here twice, in November 2010 and August 2013. The best part of the resort is that you have a gorgeous white sandy beach on your doorstep with plenty of loungers. The resort also has a very good dive centre which means that the resort isn't overly crowded during the day when the divers are out exploring. The rooms...

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1Thank llyrvak
New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We stayed here for 4 days and each day we only ate at their restaurant trying different dishes and surprisingly they were all delicious! We didn't get to try other restaurants on the island because my boyfriend wanted to try all their food and he wasn't disappointed may it be filipino, american or asian dishes. The price is not that...

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1Thank kriselle21
Singapore
Reviewed 9 February 2014

To access the resort, one has to make a crossing from the main island to the shore of the resort. Prepare small change for porter's fee and toilet access at the main island jetty - don't expect any change ... Be ready to walk on coral stones on main island side and wet landing on the resort beach. Room wise,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are thinking of diving or staying in Malapascua consider us your first choice. We have everything you need for a relaxing, exciting, enjoyable stay with first class facilities and service. Exotic is the pioneer dive resort on Malapascua. The first dive shop to open on the island in 1998, Exotic has grown over the years and is now the leading dive resort on the island, without compromising its original laid-back charm and outstanding service. Our continued expansion is a result of our customer’s loyalty and desire to revisit and share their Exotic experience with others. Why not come and see what brings people back to us year after year? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

Address: 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $69 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive And Beach Resort
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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“apply for a quiet room, there are rooms in the neighbor of the filling station for the dive bottles and they start already at 4 o'clock.....”
 of 5 bubbles ChristelV78, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front of the site so you can see the ocean without leaving your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 711joym, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are very close to the restaurant or above diving shop. I stayed in 25 which is at the back of the resort.”
 of 5 bubbles MariaRado, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I didn't dislike this place I just thought it was overpriced and a little sub-par in service for the money.”
 of 5 bubbles eyv0nnek, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon Suite has a good view of the sea and sunrise”
 of 5 bubbles iamwayneteo, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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