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Secret Cove Beach Resort

National Highway, Yumbing, Mambajao, Mindanao, Philippines
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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267 reviews 267 reviews
72 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I picked Secret Cove after reading the reviews on TA. As the flight from Cebu arrives early in the day, I wasn't expecting to be able to check in on arrival, so was pleased that our room was available for immediate use. The rooms are basic, but offer aircon, cable tv, mini bar (at reasonable prices) and own bathroom (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This was my second time at Secret Cove, WOW most definitely incontravertibly the best food on the island. The rooms are so clean the staff so so attentive and fun, and owners Tom&Beda are always a blast. They have a full service bar in the restaurant, and a mini bar in your room, if you chose that option. I chose... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked a room only a few days left before our trip to Camiguin. I kinda expected resort and room rates to be high as our trip fell on the week of the Lanzones festival. To my surprise, the room that we booked only cost us a little over 1k for a night and the room is already good for... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My visit was terrific, Aircon rooms, very affordable, right on the beach....Great food. Easy access to town and Airport. The view of White Sand Island was just off the Beach is Fantastic! Owner was also resident on site, very friendly and determined to see the stay was satisfying. Beautifully groomed small private resort, a very nice get away.....but not far... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Secret Cove is a nice place near White Island. The place is clean and cozy. Very relaxing with the view of the beach and white island. Food is yummy! - i had the baked Chicken Cordon Blue & Camiguin sling lava (ripe mango with Vanilla Ice Cream). Will definitely go back and referr to my family & friends.

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Mandaue City, Mandaue, Philippines
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The good things: - the resort is near the airport; - the hotel staff are patient and friendly; - the atmosphere is quiet. Perfect for one who wants to get away from a hectic city life. The bad things: - it does not give senior citizen discount for rooms. I raised hell when I checked in because I was told... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a mistake I made staying at this below average motel. The rooms are of low quality and the bed was not comfortable at all. The food was a big disappointment, basically frozen food that was put in a microwave.The owner Tom Solski sits at the bar all day and drinks then you have to listen to him yelling at... More 

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Tom S, Owner at Secret Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

It would be greatly appreciated if you would write an Honest Review with the intent of suggesting improvements that can be made to improve the service, staff, rooms,, etc. Not a review meant to damage a business with far from truthful comments. More 

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

we have stayed at secret cove for 4 nights with my fiancee and my brother..clean rooms,omg the food is very delectable..we have ate in the couple of restaurants in camiguin but nothing compares to secret cove.tom the owner is very friendly he helps us to get to the best places in camiguin.mam bida and the staffs are so accomodating too.very... More 

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Bacoor, Philippines
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights and the experience was satisfactory. Good menu selection and enjoyed the food they served. Staff are friendly and very compliant to house rules - they even stopped us and threatened a corkage fee for the the 2 piece mango fruit we bought somewhere. Restaurant management should have been more considerate because there are no other customers... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Secret Cove has a great location by the beach, with simple clean rooms and good food. It's a great location to relax or base from which to tour the island. The plunge pools in the garden are incredibly refreshing too!

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