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Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Busuanga Island, Palawan Island 5316, Philippines
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Ranked #9 of 16 hotels in Coron
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014
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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

When I found out that a friend of mine and his family are coming to visit Coron for the first time, I've wanted to give them an experience they won't forget - starting from the accommodation they will be staying at til the boat tours. It has been quite a test to find a nice accommodation in such a short... More

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161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Coron doesn't really give a great first impression. The town is dirty, congested, and not a whole lot to offer. When they say you should stay at one of the resorts on one of the near by islands...trust them, and me...its a good choice. We were picked up by the resorts boat and delivered to our new spot for 4... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Definitely recommend this quiet and welcoming resort on a semi-mangrove sea shore! The staff is great, with key persons able to provide all necessary info for tours and activities as well as organize them very conveniently. Food and drinks at the resto-bar are good quality too and requests can be easily accommodated. Enjoying colorful sunsets with a fresh drink is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great staff and very comfortable, clean cabanas overlooking the ocean. There isn't anything else to do on the little island other than to relax in a hammock or visit the resto but a quick boat ride to town or neighboring islands can be booked quite easily. I recommend bringing a phone as it's more convenient to send a quick text... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and absolutely loved it. It is about ten minutes boat ride from Coron. Our room was clean, secluded and just what we needed. Warning that the shower was cold. The food was delicious and there was a huge choice of drinks available. The resort is quite, peaceful and set on a hill so I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My partner and I have just left discovery island after staying for 6 nights there and for us it was perfect. Coron town itself is a bit of a dump but 10 minutes on a boat you are transported to a beautiful island with stunning views and very welcoming staff ... In fact they couldn't have done more! The room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We need to look at different aspects. This review is solely about the resort/ hotel / restaurant. For the dive operator--which is unprofessional and dangerous in our opinion-- please seek our review in "things to do in Coron" by searching Discovery Divers Coron. THe note given here excludes the dive operation. 1- The hotel : we stayed in the individual... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I'm so happy I discovered this quiet and relaxed resort on a litte tiny island (just 5 minutes boat ride) from Coron Town. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Coron Town, but still be close enough to go there whenever you want, this is the place to stay! I stayed in a nice and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Coron town is a dump, so the best option is to stay on one of the nearby islands for some peace and quiet. The location of the cottages is without a question fantastic. The view is splendid! Their landscaping is great as well with all sorts of lovely flowers. Their new cottages are particularly nice, so when you book, ask... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We choose this place because we wanted to relax and be away from town. I am so glad we did. Coron, the town, is very loud and ugly and I met two guests who moved from town because they wanted peace and quiet. Simple is the word I would use to describe the accommodations. We stayed in the cottage with... More

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Address: Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Busuanga Island, Palawan Island 5316, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Coron
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Also Known As:
Discovery Divers Resort Coron Hotel Coron
Discovery Divers Hotel
Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center Coron, Palawan Island

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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Coron
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Back to 100% after Typhoon Haiyan. An Island resort and dive center on its own island just 5 minutes from Coron Town. Tranquil location with individual rustic cottages and modern lodge rooms. All rooms en-suite. Warm hospitality and good food. Ideal for island hoppers and divers. Private Coron Island Tours operated from the resort to show you the best and most beautiful spots that Coron has to offer at your own pace. With one of the most experienced dive centers in Coron, come dive Corons wrecks, lakes or coral reefs with Discovery Divers from our resort. Kayaking, seafaris around Calamianes Islands are also available. ... more   less 
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