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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Malapascua Island | P.O. Box 1200, 6000, Philippines
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Ranked #3 of 12 hotels in Malapascua Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having arrived in the Philippines a week earlier in Bohol at a five star resort, We were expecting the Exotic to be a nice three star hotel. Our expectations were far exceeded and to be honest, I had a better experience here than at the previous 5 star establishment. The Exotic is for divers, the full experience, a fantastic team... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Giving this resort a 5!! 1st is for their staffs hospitality and great service to their guest. :) 2nd although the location is quite far its all worth it, great view and the beach is a picture of paradise. 3rd cleanliness of their rooms , though having a salt water in your bathroom is not ok. :( 4th price is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I just returned from a 1 weeks stay with Exotic Malapascua. Very comfortable stay and clean rooms every time we are back from our dives. Rooms are well-lighted and you have all options to dim the lights for a more romantic feel or light the whole room bright if you need it. Food from the restaurant are very tasty and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Malapascua is a perfect destination for divers from across Asia, especially from Hong Kong or Macau, which has direct flights to Cebu. After a 2 hr:40 min flight, 3 hour van, and 30-40 min boat ride, You’re there. I did a 4 week stay at Exotic Island resort earlier this year, about half IDC course and half fun diving. Exotic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We were just lying in the beach and relaxing, I have no experience of diving. But perfect for relaxation. Staff is adorable and friendly and food is really good! Music in the bar were some nights really terrible.

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I tagged along with a friend on a last minute dive weekend and Exotic was definitely the nicest place on the island. Most of the others along the (very nice) white beach were either quite damaged by Typhoon Yolanda or just really run-down. The beach infront of Exotic is the nicest and widest as well. Be ready for a lot... More

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Vienna, Austria
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This might be the most beautiful beach in the Philippines, and the resort's location on the eastern edge is indisputably wonderful. The attached dive shop is great and very professional, and for those looking for Thresher sharks it's super convenient to stay at the hotel, since you just change your pajamas for a wet suit at dawn for the early... More

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Kampen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My brother was staying at this resort to train diving and become divemaster. Me and my mother went to visit him, and we had the best time. The island is beautiful, and great to relax, nice restaurant on the beach at exotic resort, very friendly staff, and their dive courses are so much fun!

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Mandaue City
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

The best place in Cebu so far! You won't regret if you'll stay here. I can guarantee that you'll enjoy staying in this place. Rooms are big and clean. The foods are delicious, superb! The best. Words can't express how beautiful this place is, so go visit Malapascua Exotic Island Dive and Beach Resort yourself and there you'll see.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I 've completed my divemaster degree, so amazing experience! professional and friendly dive guide and instructor. And beautiful view, the most important thing is excellent food, you must try Yang Chou fried rice, that my favorite!

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Address: Malapascua Island | P.O. Box 1200, 6000, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
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Hotel Class:4 star — Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort 4*
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive And Beach Resort
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Spa
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island #3 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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If you are thinking of diving or staying in Malapascua consider us your first choice. We have everything you need for a relaxing, exciting, enjoyable stay with first class facilities and service.Exotic is the pioneer dive resort on Malapascua. The first dive shop to open on the island in 1998, Exotic has grown over the years and is now the leading dive resort on the island, without compromising its original laid-back charm and outstanding service. Our continued expansion is a result of our customer’s loyalty and desire to revisit and share their Exotic experience with others. Why not come and see what brings people back to us year after year? ... more   less 
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