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Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

#8 of 17 Hotels in Coron
Certificate of Excellence
2.5 of 5
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Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Busuanga Island, Palawan Island 5316, Philippines
Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center
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Ranked #8 of 17 Hotels in Coron
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled during monsoon season, which should have ruined my solo trip to Coron, but Discovery Island is a destination in itself. A mere 5-10min boat ride from the main town, the resort is nestled within the most beautiful of nature, fronting a scenic view of ocean and other distant islands. Do not expect luxury and servants waiting on you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peaceful, great staff, good food; easy access; a home away from home, I felt really comfortable and in love with the place that it was impossible not like the view in front of you. May not be a five star place, as the beach is nothing to speak of, but it compensates for being accommodating to guests' requests, advising you... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A fifteen minute boat ride and this pretty island offers good value comfortable accomodation. The air conditioned rooms are positively luxurious with great views. We did not dive but we're able with some difficulty to arrange island hopping and snorkelling trips.These trips probably work better when the resort is full with more clients available to make up necessary numbers. Otherwise... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great all around Resort in Coron. Easy access to Coron city, access to all the attractions, Custom trips, knowledgeable boatmen, great staff and food, dive center on site, Eco-friendly, all on a private island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The resort was nice. It's far from an island paradise (there's no beach) but the food was pretty good and the staff was very nice. I would highly recommend that you not dive with the dive center there (which is not actually part of the resort). The dive center is overpriced compared to places in town and was unprofessional and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We (2 adults 2 Teenagers) stayed 10 days at Discovery Island Resort first half of April 2015. We had the Bungalow number 10 witch is located close to the restaurant at the Hillside. From the Terrace you have a great view to nearby Islands and the sunset. The room is simple, shower and toilet are separate, clean, 2 Fans and... More 

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Inchelium, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I brought group of 27 people here, and we loved it! We like quiet out of the way places, so this was the perfect match for us. We were accommodated easily, yet never felt crowded. With nature all around, and beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and ocean it's easy to feel you're in the middle of nowhere! it's only... More 

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Amazing setting, beautiful scenery, awesome diving! Definitely coming back! Didn't have any proplems there! The place is a gorgeous place to take photos! Beautiful sunrises and sunsets! Amazing location, and amazing tour destination! Awesome Hospitality!

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Shedd, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Even though we got soaked on the boat on the way there, they made it up to us with great service, lodging and food. Island hopping tour is a must! It is a place I'd definitely recommend to friends in the future!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our family (two kids six and four years old) stayed there 5 nights in mid of Dec 2014. Really relaxing time, stuff are professionals. We did island hopping, diving, snorkeling, relaxing on nearby island´s beautiful beaches. I forgot kayaking. Main beach is not suitable for swimming, but I think, it is not important, this place is about boat trips. Yes,... More 

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