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El Rio y Mar Resort

106.3 km from San Jose centre
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San Jose, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316, Philippines
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MACQUARIE PARK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Organized a family get-away and stayed at El Rio from 9-12 January. We were 12 adults and 4 kids so was a big group. Despite this, each and everyone of us enjoyed our stay. From the minute we got picked up at the airport, to our arrival at the resort and as we left, we were well taken cared of....

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing 4 days of our entire vacation. We stayed on other 5 stars around Philippines but nothing could compare how beautiful this place is. The room was perfect, A/C, shower, beds, etc. Staff and service were the most kindest and friendly people, they made you feel very comfortable. Location is fantastic. Food is exquisite. I don't really write...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is away from Coron town proper, but if you are looking for beach, sun and relaxation--for a price that is not too exorbitant--then this is the place to go. The main draw for us when we booked this hotel was that it has its own beach, which hotels in the town proper would not have. The bonus was...

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1Thank chickenjoy71
Victoria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at El rio y Mar for 4 nights, Jan 18-22 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The resort is well maintained, clean, and quiet. The food selection, and quality, is excellent. The staff are friendly and helpful. We also took a one-day island hopping tour which was exceptional. We highly recommend this resort.

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Thank Dave555
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great place for a great price! Real luxury resort. They arrange transportation from the airport because you have to get there by boat. Warm greeting with music and singing and same with the farewell. Infinity pools, game room, volleyball court, awesome reef to snorkel right on the property, massage and spa, bar on the water, you get the idea. Super...

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Thank Commodore S
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful setting the hotel is situated in. The trip from the airport to the accommodation is a combination of travel by a van and then by boat. From the time you arrive till you leave the staff are exceptional. What can you do: 1) Island tour 2) snorkeling 3) Massage , do this on the floating rooms 4)...

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2Thank roshanp952
Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017

So lucky to have stumbled upon this place. It may be a smaller resort compared to the others within the surrounding islands but the service was impeccable! We flew with PAL (it kept changing flight schedules but it was much better than Cebu Pacific whose flights were either very delayed or cancelled). We arranged for hotel transfers with the resort...

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3Thank treasures514
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect place, lovely staff and very clean. My girls are enjoying a lot and i absolutely recommend this place. And the manager of the resort is very lovely and profesional. Our best Christmas holidays

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los angeles, ca
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This is the good definition of this place, serenity and tranquility. Far from the hustle and bustle of Coron town proper, this the the place to have a relaxation and detach yourself from the outside world. It's far from the city and because of the distance, they charge more for outside activities such as island hopping. I suggest that you...

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1Thank bongids
Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stayed at El Rio last weekend together with my family, a total of 3 members. Arriving at the airport we were picked by one of their staff members and dropped off at the resort, the total travel time was 20mins by van then by roughly 15mins by boat. We were warmly greeted at dock with refreshments (cold ice teas) and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Rio Y Mar Resort is the perfect haven for those seeking an escape from the urban jungle. Nestled in a beautiful tranquil bay with a breathtaking view of calm waters and rolling hills, the resort offers the perfect ambiance for romantic getaways and retreats. Guests are guaranteed of personalized service with the trademark warmth and charm of native Palawe'os. The resort also offers scuba diving, hiking, water sports and tours around Coron. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rio y Mar Resort

Address: San Jose, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Busuanga Island > Coron > San Jose
Price Range: $189 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — El Rio y Mar Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Best rooms to request are 21-24 as these are beach-side and you have your own shaded (trees) space --- comes with a hammock!”
 of 5 bubbles LGUERRA228, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The native cabanas are farther away from the restaurant, but they're also quieter and feels like you have your own private beach!”
 of 5 bubbles chickenjoy71, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Dave555, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cottage 8 or 9”
 of 5 bubbles treasures514, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pick rooms near the restaurant or near the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles rscmtc, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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