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By The Sea Resort

Campong, Santa Fe, Tablas Island, 5508, Philippines
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visited romblon in May, and stayed in this wonderful resort. From reservations to transfers, Ciara was very accommodating, and she replied to all my queries promptly. Everything went smoothly :) The rooms are very spacious and clean. My favorite part is the food!! I didn't expect to have amazing home cooked Italian dishes in this island. They also provided a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Spent 6 glorious days at this remote resort on Tablas Island in June. From the first email I sent with initial enquiries regarding accommodation and transfers, I was impressed with Chiara's quick response and helpful advice. We chose to make the trip to Tablas Island from Caticlan on board the '2GO' ship (check the 2GO website for sailing times), which... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I stayed for 5 nights at the By The Sea Resort with a friend after staying in Boracay for 4 nights. I did like Boracay for its beautiful beaches but it looks more like a spring break destination now. However, going to this hotel and discovering Tablas island, following Flavio's (the host) pieces of advice, you get to meet not... More 

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Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

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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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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Shanghai, China
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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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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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