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La Playa Camp and Picnic Grounds

Puerto Merced, Caramoan, Luzon, Philippines
La Playa Camp and Picnic Grounds
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Las Pinas, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Finally, we landed on the port of Caramoan! My uncle, 3 sisters and two brothers stayed at the La Playa Camp last June 2012 for 3 days. Rain were dropping off our heads when we arrived and had hoped that we would get lucky with the weather, however, that was not the case. Despite of a bad timing weather, it... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

La Playa camp resort is simply the most amazing place I have ever stayed. From the minute you walk in the manager Ome and all of the staff will treat you like family and do their best to take care of any need. The location and the view is mesmerizing and you will find yourself questioning if you even want... More 

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Iriga City, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Dear Fellow Travel Adventurers... If you are expecting for a comfortable resort experience, please do not expect it from La Playa. Coming from our very recent escapade there, I have to say that the negative reviews ahead of this are TRUE! very poor water supply, frequent brown-outs, very unstable air-conditioning system brought about by the insufficient generators, no customer service... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Do not plan to stay here. We spent our Holy Week in CamSur, went to Caramoan on the second day, too bad, there's available accommodation for us here in La Playa.. Poor service! There's not enough supply of water, food order will take 3 hours or even longer. I will never go back to this place and definitely will not... More 

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Las Pinas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

They were the very first "resort" on Paniman Beach. You have a choice of fan-cooled tiny huts or small airconditioned rooms. The huts are made of wood and thatch with a raised platform for your bed. Barebulbs for illumination - not even a chair or a table to put your stuff on. You can't leave anything of value in the... More 

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Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

La Playa Camp Ground & Picnic Grounds - looks like a nice place to stay, but the management is serious cheating on guests and clients. - We had just lately about 29 complains from a bigger group... - Suddenly they did charge for guests which are already gone and have paid already - same with people who share a room,... More 

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manila
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

We were a group of 9 and only paid 1,300/pax, inclusive of the food, pick-up and island hopping. I was actually expecting the worst accommodation, thinking what I will get with my 1,300 rate. But I was pleasantly surprised to see that aside from Gota Beach Resort (which would cost you a fortune), La Playa is one of the best... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2011

Don't let the trike drivers discourage you on staying in town proper or centro. Get away from the karaoke, trikes & crowds. We took the longer route by taking the bus to Caramoan which took us 16 hours of total travel time. We almost gave up & stayed in one of the town proper inns. Good thing we read a... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

Minus their erratic electricity, our stay was more than what we even paid for. Best rate we got for an overnight package including accommodation on 2 family air conditioned rooms, full meals, shuttle from and to the port, as well as island hopping. Although the food they served did not have the wow factor, the AC in our room was... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2009

Ome (the owner of La Playa) made us feel extremely welcome in our air conditioned wooden huts by the beach. This is one of the few beach-front properties in Caramoan and staying here will save you the 30 minute journey from Centro (the township) to the port where the boats leave for island hopping. Facilities are basic (shared bathrooms)... but... More 

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