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Kalinaw Resort

General Luna, Mindanao, Philippines
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I spent one full week with my 10 year old son in this WONDERFUL island and WONDERFUL Resort & Restaurant Everything was exceptional. The location. The cabanas. Unique refined design. Super clean. Air con. A fantastic deck w the ocean view. The whole crew is key part of the experience. Always on top of details. Smiling. Ready to help. Food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The best run boutique hotel I have stayed at in two years living in the Philippines. Appreciated the French owners' aesthetic and fantastic food, including a wood-fired pizza oven. Rooms are done bungalow style in hardwood and have spacious living areas and bathrooms in a modern style. The food includes western and some Thai and local options. It was easy... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I Stayed in Kalinaw for 5 days with my family and loved it. This is one of the more High-end resort in Siargao. I've stayed in other places in Siargao which had a lower rates but this resort justifies what they are charging. The villa hat we stayed in had a private pool that can comfortably fit 5 people. It... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A absolutely wonderful resort and location. Siargo is wonderful. Resort has new road opened up behind it and traffic noise is a problem, however I'm assured by owners that noise insulation to huts is planned. Food is really special

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We visited Kalinaw several times for their wonderful Italian pasta's and woodfired pizza's. The restaurant is located right at the beach, so great venue for a sun downer before dinner, while the children play around on the beach. Each meal was great. High recommend to anyone visiting Siargao and wanting Italian food.

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Baguio, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

For the first time in my life, i lost track of time because i was completely indulge in the beauty of the Island and the resort. Staff was fabulous, took us on an island hopping to Naked Island and Daku Island, had a picnic for us. Walking distance to Cloud 9. The pool was awesome and the food at the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My girlfriend and I spent two weeks in Kalinaw resort in October 2014 and everything was PERFECT. From the breakfast to the bungalow, to the view and chill area on the private beach…. We´ve had an absolute blast! I have been to many hotels and resorts on the island, as I am going to Siargao very often to surf but... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We spent 4 days here after touring Tokyo, Manila, Bangkok, so it was JUST what the Dr. ordered- peace and quiet, fabulous food & such warm and welcoming staff and hosts, Pierre & Fred. We were 2 families with 3 kids and spent one day out on a fishing boat which took us to 3 islands and our own beach... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

We went to Siargao with managed expectations... Why?? Since it is a surfer's paradise and haven't heard of any nice place to bunk into we were expecting so-so accommodations and grilled, steamed seafoods... What did we get?? Kalinaw was heaven on earth right from the time we stepped into the resort. We were led to our villa which was capacious... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We spent 10 days at Kalinaw over x-mas and new years and we hade a fantastic holiday. The service is excellent and they do everything they can to make your stay perfect. The hotel belongs to 2 French guys which are extremely nice, relaxed and helpful too. If you want to go surfing on the island ask for the guided... More 

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