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Turtle Bay Dive Resort

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Tongo, Moalboal 6000, Philippines
Turtle Bay Dive Resort
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cooranbong
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When booking the resort via the Web, the owners Chris and Faye were prompt replying to emails. We arrived at the Resort about 1.00am and were surprised when the staff came out with a welcome drink. The Accommodation was overall comfortable with air conditioning and ceiling fan. The beds were harder than we are used to. The bathrooms were good... More 

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glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 5 ngts, and would absolutely recomend! Lovely family run resort complex. Partner is a diver and was impressed with the dive sites and standards. Superb house reef for snorkelling. Impressed with standards, rooms, staff, restauraunt menu, location, housekeeping, really much much better standards than we found in many other hotels in Philipines. Few miles drive/ tricycle from small resort... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, the experience was fantastic. At the outset, our expectation for our 2-day stay was that we would get a decent guided dive with some turtle and sardine interactions for Open Water Divers (Level 2). The dive experience exceeded expectations on three things: animal/coral variety, reef size, and service. As Open Water Divers, the general expectation is that the animal... More 

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Blackheath, UK
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great 5 day stay at Turtle Bay and probably could have done 2 more days there. If you're here to snorkel, dive and enjoy the weather this is definitely the place to go. Like every hotel there are pros and cons but the pros far outweigh the cons on this one! In the end we would 100%... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a nice surprise, we went there from 16th Feb to 20th Feb for scuba diving, the instructors are very helpful and PRO, the environment is peaceful, the view is wonderful,the garden is neat and classy,the room is nice, hope next time we can get a queen bed room. The dives are amazing, the staffs are helpful and friendly.... More 

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Xiamen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed at Turtle Bay for about a week. There's nothing to complain about: stunning views, hospitality staff, clean and modern facilities, good food, beautiful swimming pool and cosy common area, etc. The dive shop definitely met our expectation. I took the OWD course here and the instructor (Ceejay), along with other dive guides were extremely helpful and made us... More 

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Vancouver
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Bit of a goat track to get there, and a ways out of town.. However the hotel is lovely. Large pool, clean, nice rooms. the low pressure in the showers and no signal on the TV took some of the shine off.. Room 15 The staff are well meaning when you manage to locate them.. Reception, pool bar, dive shop,... More 

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Martinsville, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

January Dive Trip: 2 weeks on an 8 cabin live aboard dive boat with a large crew and 15 of your now best friends, makes one ready for a little quiet time. Our courteous boat crew dropped us in Cebu City, Cebu Island, Philippines. Our prearranged taxi picked us up for our week at Turtle Bay Dive Resort. The 3... More 

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Marana, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I checked in for a week of diving and relaxing after two weeks on a liveaboard in Cebu area. Despite the 3 hour drive from Cebu to Moalboal with little to reassure us that our Western norms for food and plumbing would be met, we arrived at Turtle Bay to find clean, modern buildings. The resort is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The owners and their family made us feel welcome and catered to all of our needs. They have shuttles to dive with the whale sharks and their dive masters are very skilled in finding the best dive sites. I would recommend this resort to anyone that wants a great diving experience.

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turtlebaydiveresort, Front Office Manager at Turtle Bay Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest review. Turtle Bay Dive Resort is a family operated business, and we treat ALL of our guests as family. When you embark on your adventure, every aspect of your trip will be looked after personally - our family’s reputation depends on it. We are glad that you had a great time diving with us specially... More 

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