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Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Montana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to Malapascua with family, with the goal of diving. The room was spacious, and the amenities were solid. Pros: Accomadating staff, Extra Towels Excellent location Quiet area outdoor patio OK: Bed comfort Cons: Air Con underperfromed. Set point 25 for over 24 hours and the temperature in the room ranged between 27-29. In general I approved of the experience...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I recently stayed at Ocean Vida Hotel and had a great experience there. Great customer service. The owners regularly checked in us to ensure we were having a great time. The staff were very friendly and went out if their way to be helpful and arrange activities for us. Great happy hours and good food. Excellent value...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel, friendly staff welcoming and a good restaurent - even though all restaurants in the island take more than 30 min to serve you anything :). Take a drink by the chairs facing the beach during happy hour and you won't regret. Overall great experience would definitely come back.

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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were here for 4 days at the start of our Philipines diving trip. We had a great time, even with some unseasonal weather. The room is basic but comfortable and the view from our front door was straight to the ocean - fantastic. I wish the bathroom had been a bit better than it was as...

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Chantilly, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic week at Ocean Vida, above all our expectations. We have been there for the last week in February together with our 10 yrs old daughter. We were all newly OW certified and enjoyed all the diving activities proposed; the sites at Gato Island and Calangaman are stunning and all of us keep watching our sports cam pics on...

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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Lovely Beach-front location. Rooms were basic but clean and comfortable. Ours had a small balcony overlooking the beach and sea. Just before sunset the staff put loads of bean-bags on the beach and it is great to sit & relax & drink whilst watching the setting sun. Breakfast were good but sometimes it took a while. We did eat here...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My partner and I have just returned from Malapascua island, Philippines where we stayed at Ocean Vida Beach and dive resort for six nights. The ocean room (upstairs) was beachfront with a great view. It was very comfortable and cleaned well every day. We ate at the restaurant every night we were there. The Filipino staff were very friendly and...

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FabienneandSven, Owner at Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jimmy Thank you for your review. We are happy to heat that you had a good times with us. Hope to see you again one day. Warm regards The Ocean Vida team

Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We really enjoyed every aspect of this hotel and the island. We had one of the garden rooms which were quiet and lovely inside and out. Fresh water was provided in the room every day and the room was kept tidy by housekeeping efficiently. We really benefited from the partnership between the hotel and Sea Explorers. The food was pretty...

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FabienneandSven, Owner at Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you appreciated your stay with us in Ocean Vida. Maybe we can welcome you one more time someday. Warm regards The Ocean Vida team

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights with my son and wanted to prolong but hotel was fully booked. Heard from maintenance ppl it's almost always fully booked so prepare your stay in advance. Simple 3 star hotel situated on the beach. Rooms and other facilities kept clean and staff super nice and friendly. Breakfast nice not much too choose from but they do...

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FabienneandSven, Owner at Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hello Natascha, thanks for your review and making Ocean Vida your choice of stay. We are glad to hear that you were happy with your stay and sure hope to welcome you again one day here on the island. Until then, all the best and warm regards The Ocean Vida team

Winnersh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for four days at the start of our Philippines trip. Hotel has stunning location on a beautiful beach. All the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. The rooms are well appointed and the view to the sea and sunset is breathtaking. Restaurant has a good choice and service with a smile. Good value and very good onsite...

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FabienneandSven, Owner at Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hello, thanks you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and the sharks ;) Warm greetings The Ocean Vida team

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean Vida Beach and Dive Resort is situated on Malapasua Islands beautiful Bounty Beach offering 12 Sea view and 8 garden view rooms. The rooms include air-conditioning, mini bar, safe, beach towels and balcony. The resort also features a restaurant, beach side bar and a fully equipped PADI 5* IDC dive center, Sea Explorers. Free high-speed WiFi internet is available throughout the resort. Guests can also join one free Yoga lesson every day and use the Gym in Buena Vida free of charge. We hope we can welcome you here in Malapascua one day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort

Address: Bounty Beach, 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $96 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Ocean Vida Beach And Dive Resort
Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Hotel Malapascua Island
Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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“Probably the garden rooms are more quiet than the beach rooms; at least for us it was perfect in garden rooms and no noise around”
philippedE2281DS, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would have been happy with any upstairs seaview room”
jimmylamb33, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get the sea view!”
KaranJoseph, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms give you quick access to the beach”
_tamax59, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for the sea view room!”
a8ka, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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