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By The Sea Resort

Campong, Santa Fe, Tablas Island, 5508, Philippines
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Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this awesome place by accident on our way to Boracay. We loved it so much we stayed! Wounderful, relaxing and very romantic! Flavio & Chiara are fantasic hosts!!! Be preparied for Chiara's delicous Italian home cooking and Flavio's entertaining stories. Be sure to call them and get the boat ride from Looc city (Tablas Island) to the... More 

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Noosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We came to By the Sea Resort for a day trip from Boracay. And we didn't want to leave! After a longish boat ride from Boracay, we met with Chiara who then came onto the boat to take us to a bamboo snorkelling platform near a local village. The waters were crystal blue, and there were an array of fish... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My husband and I have taken some amazing trips. Hiking the John Muir Trail is very high on our favorites list. Biking around Bali is too. And so was spending a week at By the Sea Resort. If you are looking for a scene, if you need a tv or a hair dryer, if you need restaurant and bar and... More 

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chiara b, Direttore at By The Sea Resort, responded to this review

Thanks to take time to write your review. We try to do our best, for make comfortable holiday here. We are happy that you choice our resort , to have romantic time with your girlfriend. Thanks again More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Spent a special couple of days at By The Sea. If you are looking for a remote bit of luxury in and natural beach setting, then this is the place. Set on a lovely stretch of beach, the cottages have everything you need to make a pleasant stay, with wonderful sunset views. It was amasing to see the Italian delights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Small intimate and away from mass tourism. Chiara and Flavio will welcome you in their Italian family. Less than 2 hours by boat from Boracay the island is the perfect escape from the crowd. It is nothing short than amazing. Only for romantic tourists who are looking for a genuine experience and see the real luxury in the exclusivity of... More 

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chiara b, Direttore at By The Sea Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Leonard for you amazing review. We feel honoured to meet you and your beautiful family. We hope to see you next time you will be in the Philippines. More 

Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Sometimes when traveling the less beaten path you crave some comfort and familiar food... This little gem had everything needed: really really good food, homemade breads, pizzas and pastas with some hard to find (in the Philippines) ingredients thrown in to provided lots of flavour. Wine and usually 3 courses kept the family very happy. All meals are fantastic and... More 

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chiara b, Direttore at By The Sea Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your beautiful comment. We are happy that you enjoy everything here. We are often thinking you amazing children. Big hug to all of you More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed over Christmas on Tablas Island and was very glad we found By The Sea Resort. We were picked up from Boracay which we arranged over the phone and taken over to Tablas by boat to be met by Chiara & Flavio. What an amazing place to stay and a perfect place away from the hectic Boracay for a... More 

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chiara b, Direttore at By The Sea Resort, responded to this review

Hello Richard and Andrea, had been very nice have you here. We hope see you again next time you'll be in Philippines. Thanks a lot More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Thank you Flavio & Chiara for a wonderful 4 nights stay at your lovely little resort in your little bay away from crowded Boracay.... The view from our villa "Aloe vera" was absolutely amazing. We enjoyed a warm welcome with a outstanding service and excellent italian food. --- All authentic italian, handmade and made with love and enthusiasm for cooking.... More 

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chiara b, Manager at By The Sea Resort, responded to this review

We had have big pleasure host you here, Thanks to come and to enjoy your time with us. Big hug, More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It was mainly because of the reviews in Tripadvisor raving about its food and hospitality that a couple of months ago my wife and I decided to book with By The Sea resort for a stay from 18 to 25 December. During the booking exchanges I informed the resort (which is managed by an Italian couple) that we would bring... More 

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chiara b, Direttore at By The Sea Resort, responded to this review

We are really sorry about your bad tentative transfer experience. We take care about every needs our guest. The weather was bad in Caticlan but not here, we send you the only boat that we have available in that moment and we told you if your wife has scare, the boat will wait, for your . This boat is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We spent a few days in the resort in may and our stay was wonderful and unforgettable. The place is a little paradise -location, environment, beautiful bungalows ( cosy and with great overlooking )-but the hostess, Chiara ,is so nice, and such a good cook, that she makes your stay unforgettable...

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