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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Regina, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Makati, Philippines
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Perth WA
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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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Address: Turtle Bay | San Vicente, Port Barton, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Port Barton
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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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