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Acacia Resort and Dive Center

Brgy Ligaya, 4202, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kihei, Hawaii
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My 13 year old son and I stayed here for a diving adventure. Our reservations were made by our dive guide that we hired for our time in Anilao. We checked in with no problems. Room was ready for us on arrival. The room was nice and clean. Lots of room for all our luggage. We ate at the restaurant... More 

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The transfers from the airport were excellent. The accommodation was described as deluxe. Thank goodness we didn't book the basic! I would expect a deluxe room to have adequate storage space. We had to drag a wooden frame that comprised a hanging rail (with 3 coat hangers), with two shelves below from the bathroom to the main room to give... More 

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South Africa
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218 reviews 218 reviews
124 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I stayed here for the best part of a week. Firstly, I mst express my gratitude for the efforts their kitchen made in meeting my group's dietary requirements. Most of the meals clearly demonstrated a willingness to help, including dairy and egg free desserts! The rooms though were a little disappointing, flimsy pillows, thin walls, no wifi. The diving activities... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Visiting this Dive Resort for the first time. The hotel cost is based on full board, breakfast lunch and dinner is included. This is not a 5⭐️ hotel but mare like a guest house as it is a family run business. The rooms are basic clean and comfortable I opted for a deluxe room. The food is local but also... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Bottom Line Up Front: If you're seeking out the unique critters of Anilao and would like to be pampered in the process... this is your place - seriously! The facilities here include areas to accommodate even the most avid u/w photographers. The house banca boat 'Chloe' is kept in top condition to navigate challenging conditions if you're seeking out dive... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The resort is touted to be the best in Anilao - my dive guide mentioned it was one of the most luxurious resorts in the area. At first impression I would agree. The grounds are nice, the staff extremely friendly, and the food both good and plentiful. The rooms are small, basic, but adequate. The AC works! My room was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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75 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed here for a weekend as part of our dive certification with Manila Dive Academy. The rooms are basic but clean. There was plenty of bottled water provided and the A/C is good. The beds and linen were clean and comfy. The setting is gorgeous, with an amazing view of the sunset. You just need to walk out into... More 

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I live in Manila and Mabini, or Anilao, as people call the area, is practically my house reef. I usually do day trip from Manila, practically every week end during diving season. Last week end, I went for a week end with a friend who used to live here. We stayed at Acacia as other friends were there for the... More 

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tankd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Spent a week there recently whilst on course. Nice clean rooms, a good variety of food, really excellent service by all the staff there. The Dive Centre is well run and organized, very spacious and lots of rinse tanks and drying areas for the gear. I didnt rent gear but the tanks were in good condition and they were meticulous... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

As an avid diver and photographer, it's often hard to find an organization that understands the unique needs of this type of enthusiast. The Acacia Resort had it all... from top of line equipment like Halcyon backplates and Scubapro regulators, I had no reservations on using their 'house' equipment as I decided to embark on a short weekend getaway without... More 

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