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El Rio y Mar Resort

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So far, the best place I have been to. Went with my family but I think this is a great place for couples. It's in a secluded island and very peaceful. When you arrive, you will be greeted by their staff, singing and will provide you with welcome drinks. Pros: -very homey feel -GREAT location (the area can already be... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and food. People are super hospitable and friendly. They always there helping you and even the smallest request they are make it that you are happy. There were many instances that i would request from them from the food preference, fixing the light and air conditioner, and many more. They would instantly act on your request without fail.... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El rio y mar is a good place to stay in coron if you are looking for value for money accomodations with great service Positive points 1) reasonable prices for accomodations, food and beverage 2) super service from tour guide, to food servers and bar tenders. Special mention is our extra attentive tour guide - Randy. His excellent service made... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you plan to do nothing in your holidays, then this is a good place to go. Staff are AWESOME! Nurse Rose is very helpful and is genuinely concern. Rooms are clean, nice & smells good. Food selection can improve but seafood is all fresh. Sand is yellowish. Snorkeling is not too fun but I am not sure if its... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Best place to relax and enjoy. The resort is beautiful and the employees are fun and polite. The view is amazing and the food is delish!!! Will come back soon. We were planning to stay here gor five days but we ended staying for 20 days. This place screams of tranquility and relaxation.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A truly idyllic location. Breathtaking views of the sea and nearby islands, the grove of trees which overcast the water and a huge variety of local flora and fauna are exceptional. Lion fish and many other beautiful tropical creatures can be seen when diving around the reef. Cheeky monkeys are hanging around the restaurant waiting for food and an array... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The staff is friendly, there are 2 guitar players and singers playing during dinner - lovely people and good musicians. The room is big and nice (we were at the cedar cabin) with a great balcony on the beach. The food - wow! Amazing! Can't go wrong. Nice pool on the beach, with a bar. Nice snorkeling at the resort... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I and my wife stayed here for 3 days and 3 nights this October. We booked our stay thru an independent travel agency, weather did not cooperate, but lucked out and had no any issues on flight and pickup to and from Busuanga airport. Since it was just 2 of us, we felt the van and boat pickup was exclusive... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This a perfect getaway away from the busy town of Coron. You get excellent service from the time they pick you up from the airport, 20 minute van ride and boat ride to the secluded resort. We were serenaded and given cold ice tea once you get off the boat. The rooms are really big and so is the bathroom... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Airport Transportation
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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: $182 - $355 (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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“Pick rooms near the restaurant or near the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles rscmtc, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Cabanas are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles RexKuks, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are beach front....”
 of 5 bubbles ten10_cruz, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“20 and 21 are joined so good for families > 4 persons, max 4 pax per room e.”
 of 5 bubbles joelj390, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. The bungalows are bigger but if you're a couple, the rooms next to the dive center newer.”
 of 5 bubbles Ohn_Phuke, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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