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Reef Retreat Resort

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Bulabog Beach, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Reef Retreat Resort
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Ranked #12 of 189 Boracay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015
Stuart T London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed at Reef Retreat for a friends wedding. This was my first time to Borocay although my wife had been there before and had stayed at the Reef Retreat. As with all travellers who make there way to Philipines we had a monster of a journey and had spent most of our time catching up with friends and all... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Stuart T, Thanks for your review about your stay at Reef Retreat. It was lovely to welcome Zoe and yourself back to Reef Retreat and we are very happy to hear that you both really enjoyed your stay with us again We look forward to accommodating you at Reef Retreat, for your next visit to the Philippines More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My partner and I spent five days in Boracay learning to kitesurf, and we loved Reef Retreat. The location is awesome, the rooms are clean and well furnished and the staff are amazing. Our room was steps away from Bulabog Beach, which between November and March is blessed with strong, consistent winds, calm surf, plenty of sun and a shallow,... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Niall, Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Reef Retreat We are glad that you loved our place and enjoyed all we have to offer our guests We hope that you will come back to stay again very soon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

If you are headed to Boracay for the first time or even as a return traveller, book with Reef Retreat. The hotel is away from the hustle and bustle of white beach, but in walking distance (less than 5 minutes). A windsurfer/kite surfer's DREAM hotel, literally a 20 step walk to the water. The hotel is extremely tidy, roomy and... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kellie & Will, Thank you for your kind review about your stay at Reef Retreat. Its was great having you guys here with us and i personally really enjoyed sailing with you Will. Its always very pleasing to us when we receive feedback saying that our guests loved their stay because it show to us that we are achieving... More 

Bordeaux, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Booked again to stay at Reef Retreat and still an amazing place to stay. The English couple 'Matt and Clair and their staff go out of their way to help and nothing is too much trouble. Perfect location for kiting /windsurfing as right on the beach ,or chill in the peaceful pretty garden.. Famous but much noisier White Beach is... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Reef Retreat, it was great to have you stay with us yet again We are glad you enjoyed your stay as much as your previous visits and look forward to your next stay with us More 

Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed at Reef Retreat for 7 nights and had the best experience. The location was perfect as its right at the Kitesurfing / Windsurfing beach so you can constantly see the conditions from your balcony. The rooms were great, they really were a retreat away from the madness and noise of the other side, yet only an easy 10... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kite crazy 86, Thank you for your review of Reef Retreat. We are very happy that you loved staying at Reef Retreat and enjoyed what we offer to our guests we look forward to welcoming you back again soon More 

Berkeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

What a great place to stay! Perfect for Kitesurfing & water sports, and 10 mins stroll from the lively 'other' side of the island. Reef Retreat is aptly named, a great place to chill. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, going way beyond the usual call of duty. Breakfast can be found a few yards away, along with a... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Nick, Sally & Chris, It was a real pleasure accommodating you at Reef Retreat and lovely to chat to you over the days of your stay. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and we hope to welcome you back here soon More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We booked this resort based on Trip Advisor reviews, and its location on the quiet side of the Island. Some important points to note: We made the booking via email, and were quoted a fixed price (incl GST/VAT and service tax). We were then sent a PayPal link for the fixed price quoted, plus another 4.4%! When queried, we got... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Alexx617, Thank you very much for your very detailed review of your stay at Reef Retreat. We are a little surprised to read your thoughts on your payment method. We did offer various payment methods but you decided to use Paypal so you can pay with a credit card. Online payments using a credit card are usually charged a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I spent a week at this hotel- we were kiting and doing yoga with Simone from the funboard centre so it was in the perfect location. The rooms are clean and spacious. The staff are great, especially the manager Karima. She was on point with restaurant recommendations and generally great to talk to every day! Night guard is on all... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mgeorgy, Thank you for your kind review about your stay at Reef Retreat. We are always happy when our guests have a great time, after all that is the purpose of our Place, so we are pleased you enjoyed your visit We hope to accommodate you again soon More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have just stayed 9 days at this relaxing location and thoroughly reccomend it to others who are looking for a peaceful location with a great outlook onto the wind surfers beach. Our room was very comfortable, included a lounge/kitchen with TV and cable TV. The balcony looked straight out to Bullabog Beach and we awoke to see Kite's zipping... More 

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mike C, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Reef Retreat. We are very pleased to hear that you really enjoyed your visit and it was a pleasure having you stay with us. We hope you will come back again soon More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

first time to Boracay, stayed only 4 days, should have stayed longer, 27-31 august which is quiet season, Reef Retreat is at Bullabog Beach on the "quiet side" only 7 minutes easy walk to White Beach, really barely 5 minutes walk, if you want a quiet place well priced with friendly staff, this may be where you should go, many... More 

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Thank you for your kind review of your stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed the ideal location of Reef Retreat and that our staff were helpful in any way We hope to welcome you again soon More 

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