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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary

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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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    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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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there with my parents for Christmas last year. My parents stayed in a beach bungalow and I stayed in a fan room (I understand the fan room no longer exist though). The large beach is clean but not spectacular, the bungalow was quite basic but clean and spacious, the food was fine and the staff nice. It was a... More

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SecretParadiseResort, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary, responded to this review

Sorry you reviewed us now but stayed last christmas (9 months ago). We always recommend guest to do reviews within a few weeks of staying while the resort is fresh in your mind and you can give correct information about the resort. Hope you injoyed the island hopping,swiming in our private bay with the turtles and fish and using our... More

Tokyo, Japan
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this lovely location for 3 nights. If you are looking for a quiet corner of the Philippines to escape to, this is a good option. The resort does not sell itself as a five star facility, nevertheless the facilities are good when you consider where you are. I was not expecting the shower to be so hot!... More

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SecretParadiseResort, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Bob,Thanks for your review. Sorry you didnt review 4 months ago when you stayed. You hired your own smaller boat from sabang and it broke down, it was not booked with us. It was a shame you had to write this as it looks like our boat broke down, which is incorrect. The boat trip back to Port Barton... More

Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was a great place to relax and unwind. Check your flight times because you want to take the ride from Puerto Princessa in the morning! We had a quite exciting trip as most of our trip was in the dark! Including the boat ride. We enjoyed our time at the resort and had a great time on the island... More

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SecretParadiseResort, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I notices you stayed almost 1 year ago in oct 2013. Hope you can visit us again to see all our improvements done at the resort since early 2014. Glad you injoyed the island hopping you mentioned. See you again. Warm regards Mark More

Dublin, Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

WE stayed here from the 5th to the 10th of july. Sorry we didn`t stay longer .A big thank you to Mark,Yam,Rowel,Gary,Maricin and Juvy and Lucky the dog. (sorry if i left anyone out) It was a pitty about all the rain,but still had a great stay. When you stay here you have to go up to the view point.... More

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SecretParadiseResort, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Jay,thanks for your review. So glad your family enjoyed the resort even in the rain.See you next year. Warm regards Mark and lucky our rescue dog More

Makati, Philippines
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This place is not only a sanctuary for turtles but also for the soul. Getting there was an adventure itself, with a 5 hour bus ride from puerto princesa and 45 min scenic boat ride from port Barton to turtle bay. It was all worth it. The first night we were treated with the most amazing star gazing experience. During... More

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Stavanger
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We arrived in the phillipines just after Glenda went past. got stuck in a small tyfon, that made it impossible to enter the bay and we had to hike from the nearby fishing village. I was really impressed with the locals who just smiled,and without hesitation took our luggage on their backs and guided us over a mountain trail hike... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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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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Address: Turtle Bay | San Vicente, Port Barton, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Port Barton
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Number of rooms: 8
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