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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary

Turtle Bay | San Vicente, Port Barton, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Port Barton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time here.. the day we arived the drive was a bit long and the sea was a bit rough... the moment we got down from the boat we were recieved by lucky (the rescued dog) and the warm staff with a lovely welcome drink.. this place is quiet and serein with loads of activites to offer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights, the first day we arrived and it started to rain. The staff came to our room with menus and brought us dinner, the service was superb the whole time. We had the whole place to ourselves for the next day, but even when more guests arrived it is never crowded. This place is paradise... the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We spent a week at the Secret Paradise resort and loved it. The journey there takes some time (our car took 3 hours from Puerta Princesa and then the boat took an hour) which means that the resort is peaceful and most definitely off the beaten track. The transfers, which we booked online through the resort, worked smoothly. There are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We just spent 6 nights at Secret Paradise Resort. We would like to thank Mark and Yhum and their team for making our time so special. Everything was perfect. The white sandy beach is right at your doorstep with sun loungers and thatched umbrellas, or hammocks for those who prefer the shade. We enjoyed snorkeling in the crystal clear waters... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed at Secret Paradise for a week during our honeymoon to Philippines, and it was truly the highlight of our trip. It's set in a long bay, totally secluded with a white sand beach, and hammocks and chairs for lounging. Mark and Yhum and their amazing staff made sure the stay was incredible. We used the free snorkels and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We just returned from a 4 night stay at the Secret Paradise Resort - what a wonderful experience! From the moment the boat pulled into Turtle Bay, we could see how beautiful the setting was! The small size of this resort is perfect - it lets you enjoy the beach, snorkeling, baby turtles, and free kayaks with your fellow guests... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My family & I (5 members) stayed at this resort in early February 2014. After spending a week in Manic Manila, we loved the fact this place was remote and very peaceful. As a trade-off for being remote, getting to the resort was an adventure. We particularly enjoyed the boat trip to and from the resort. We arrived late in... More

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Ra'anana, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

me and my wife planed our entire trip in Palawan according to the availability of this place, and it lived up to our expectations, it is breathtaking beautiful. the resort totally secluded from the island and there are only 6 cottages in one beach and 2 on another, so you get the filling like your on your very own island,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

After having travelled to 5 of the other Philippine Islands the quite peaceful beach was a god send. Half the fun of the experience was getting there!! Having come from Cebu there was a mini van, 4x4 and boat ride. Well worth it if your looking for a remote place to hide and relax from civilization.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful place to explore! We stayed there for 3 nights. I think it's great you can only get there by boat, makes it even more special. There's so much to do. Please be aware that you are at a beach so of course there will be sandflies! Just take precautions and you'll be right :). The other... More

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Address: Turtle Bay | San Vicente, Port Barton, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Port Barton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary Port Barton, Palawan Island

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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary is the only Nature Reserve & Marine Sanctary of its kind in Palawan. Set in a private cove with over 3km private coastline, lined with coconut trees and 4 private beaches with our own waterfalls. Our exclusive 70 hectare Nature Reserve has plenty to offer everyone, from hiking to kayaking to explore our 4 beaches, snorkel with the turtles and fish in our Marine Sanctuary called "Turtle Bay", or just view the beautiful 2 house reefs. Tour activities ranging from Island hopping with waterfalls, Underground River tours & more. Private transfers to/ from the resort from any destination in Palawan. Situated between Port Barton's Marine Park and Sabang's world famous Puerto Princesa Subterranean Underground River, voted one of the 7 Wonders of Nature in the World 2013. All our six cottages are detached beach front. All our 8 accommodation have air-con, mini bar, 24 hour hot water showers, safety deposit box, balcony with hammock & private beach loungers. All superior cottages & rooms have LED satellite TV/DVD. Free WiFi- snorkel/mask/kayaks. We accept credit cards/ currancy. 2013 awarded 2 Tripadvisor Awards, "Travelers Choice" - Top 20 small resorts in the philippines and "Certificate of Excellence" Award - Top 10% resorts in the world. Relax and experience true nature with us. ... more   less 
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