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Purple Snapper Dive Resort

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the purple snapper, we met the owner on the boat going to malapascua island, we wanted to go diving there : very friendly staff, good diving instructors, good equipments & boats. We took a bungalow with fan and had a discount for diving with them. It´s a nice place to stay even it´s not a...

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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

The place is good. The rooms are fine, there's no tv though. The staff, particularly in the reception and restaurant area are very nice. The owner of the resort is really really friendly and accomodating. We hoped to have a long chat but we only stayed there for 1 night. But surely there's more to see in this island. Great...

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2Thank Megan C
Bunbury
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Here we are for the first time in the Philippines and we decided to mix two loves. Diving and holidaying.checked lot of resorts out on line before we chose the purple snapper resort. Every one is still rebuilding after the typhoon to some extent but resort has done it well. The diving with the shark are a true highlight of...

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1Thank Richard T
Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

My friend and I planned to stay in Malapascua for one night, eventually stayed for three because we had such a great time in the resort . The good experience started after we were wondering around the island to find a decent place (clean and not expensive) to stay and we got to "Purple Snapper", the owners welcomed us with...

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1Thank danachen2
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I booked this hotel via booking.com for 1200 peso. I was a bit annoyed to then find out they also did double rooms for 800 and 900 peso. My room was very basic. One dim light which didn’t illuminate the luggage rack so you need a torch to look in your bag! I chose a room with fan not aircon....

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3Thank Manta-Manta-Diving
Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Budget-friendly, no frills service..a stone's throw away from the beach(not beachfront but still ok). Pool is ok. The staff are generally courteous and accommodating (which is expected, of course).Rooms are ok as well. I'm one happy camper!

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2Thank Otilegna T
Manila
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Before we arrived at Malapascua Island, me and my friend looked up for an affordable place to stay since we know that we'll be staying more outside (beach, island hopping, snorkeling) than inside a resort. And we found one. We took the backpackers room, which was really affordable (around 800 Php) - made out of nipa, a fan (which is...

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Thank Gerard N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2013

After reading about the fantastic diving in Malapascua, my Dad and I decided to spontaneously go up there from Mactan Island. Unfortunately, we weren't going to be able to get to the resort until late at night and the transit boats from Cebu island and Malapascua island would not run. HOWEVER, after calling the Purple Snapper Resort and discussing the...

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Thank TedJones_44
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights last August. This is not by the beach, you have to walk about 2-3 minutes to get to the beachfront. Overall had a pleasant time. Only complaint I can think of is that they had a lot of food unavailable on their menu when we were there. So some of us (myself included) decided to...

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Thank Alexandra L
Pasig, Philippines
Reviewed 23 August 2013

We went there on June 2, 2013. There were 4 of us in our group. the owner arranged our pickup from Maya port after a long road travel from Cebu City. Here are some of the outstanding things I observed when we arrived: 1.) The owners are very accommodating and welcoming but not intrusive (I really like that) 2.) It...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Purple Snapper Dive Resort is emerging as one of the best places to stay in Malapascua. Located 100 meters from Bounty Beach, Malapascua’s primary shore, Purple Snapper Dive Resort offers travelers a good taste of local life and culture while in close proximity to the beach. Being one of Philippines’ top diving destination the resort is a good choice for those hit by the diving bug. We are never too far from many of Malapascua’s dive operators better yet, check out our newly opened dive shop. Stay with us and only be a dive away from seeing Malapascua’s majestic attraction-the thresher sharks. Pick any of our 25 native style rooms and be treated with true Filipino hospitality. Mabuhi! Welcome to paradise! Wecome to Malapascua! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purple Snapper Dive Resort

Address: Bounty Beach, 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $19 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Purple Snapper Dive Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Purple Snapper Dive Hotel Malapascua Island
Purple Snapper Dive Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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“Spacious and Clean”
kannethl, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best views and peaceful place”
mechellg2017, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“fan rooms have the best value. Dive with them for free or extremely cheap room rates”
kareezac, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Aircon rooms are good value for money.”
392richardt, 1 May 2014 | Read review
“The best rooms are incredibly cheap so go for them!”
TedJones_44, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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