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Artistic Diving Resort

Punta Ballo, Sipalay 6113 , Philippines
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Sipalay
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place itself is absolutely beautiful and the staff are wonderful. They are all friendly and always greet you. The food was good and the menu varied. We originally contacted them about the pickup service in Bacalod as we were already there. They responded that it cost $125US!!!!!!!! Any taxi in Bacolod will beg to drive you for $35US........ We... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

as a retired couple in Cebu PHI, we have found now our place for short-term holiday trips, after visiting almost all over the PHI It a small resort at a wonderful totally quiet beach (like south Pacific paradise), near to very good diving places and offering excellent family-feeling service with Swiss food taste. The rooms and exterior are basic, but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

went here twice (overnight stay and day trip).. place was just so lovely! nice white beach, friendly staff and affordable foods and drinks.. we enjoyed the exclusive island hopping and snorkeling activity in one of Sipalay's marine reserve that you can easily book in the reception.. room was good value for the money equip with a/c, with clean toilet and... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We really enjoyed the place! It has a bar in the pool with nice music. The food in the restaurant was great too! Nice staff and you can ask for a discount on the room. It's not expensive anyway.......

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Silay, Philippines
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My stay at this marvelous place was just sensational. The team is super nice. The owner are just very kind and very welcoming. the invited us to their house and their own mountain to enjoy the view and we very presented some rum and coke oder beer for free. the food is excellent and the pool bar just stunning. The... More

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Birkerod, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We went to Sipalay because we heard the diving was supposed to be really good. If you are not a diver and you are not in the area - there is probably not really any reason to go to Sipalay. It is far from most things and does not really have any great attractions - other than a beautiful beach... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed at the Artistic Diving Resort for a couple of nights in February. Although it was hard work getting there - we were on bikes, the ride was worth it. The room was quiet and clean, the beach is well kept and you can watch spectacular sunsets from the beach bar. The food was good and it was a... More

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Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Clean beach surrounded by coral reef was good for enjoy snorkeling and swimming. Indeed, with diving in front of beach or after 5~10 minute boat riding, Variation of healthy coral reefs was fantastic with various underwater landscape include cave, valley, wall, sandy bottom and wreck ship of WWII. As a underwater photographer, Sipalay, Punta Ballo Beach has worth to visit... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Nice place to stay. We stayed here for 1 night with the family from the Philippines. Ideal place if you’re looking to relax in the sun on a white sandy beach. Or if snorkelling or scuba diving is your activity this is the place to stay. This is a tranquil resort to spend the weekend, the location is picturesque and... More

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Bacolod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The place: Artistic Diving is situated at the end of the Punta Ballo beach strip. It's accessible by road and isolated enough from the town. The resort itself is neslted on a sloping limestone cliff with rooms at different elevations. We got the AC sans TV which is ok for the price and it's fronting the beach. The beachfront is... More

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Address: Punta Ballo, Sipalay 6113 , Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Sipalay
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Number of rooms: 17
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