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Nantes, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights in a fabulous bamboo hut. The best we have ever seen. It s rustic but beautiful. You can open the wooden stores and completely open the room and the terasse, enjoy a hammock with a sunset view. The food is also great. Depending on affluence, they propose a buffet, always tasty and healthy. Home made bread,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the negative reviews and they don't reflect our experiences. We found the place quiet, relaxing, very private and very enjoyable. Saw lizards at night in the roof of our hut, but no rats. Our hut was excellent: well designed, well built, outside bathroom, hammock on the porch, and nice view. The lighting was excellent, unobtrusive, well focused, and...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room is nice and very authentic, every room has bathroom and a fan. Food is just great and the prices are awesome ;) and a buffet every evening is very family-like. Pier is nice to chill and swim even though the beach is hard for getting into the water. Jamie and Nikki are friendly and always ready to help. It...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Great place! Impressing and cozy cabines, all handmade by the owner Jamie himself. Good food! Had a perfect high quality dive experience with Nikki at Apo Island. The best place to unwind and relax. We had some problems with our bank cards in the phillipines, they were most helpful and kind to us.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

This was the 3rd time we'd stayed at the beautiful KooKoo's Nest. The attraction is the peaceful location, the excellent food and the overall chilled atmosphere. The individually designed, native styled cottages blend into the hillside overlooking the small private beach with a west (sunset) view. The cottage we stayed in is perched on a rock and offers the most...

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Staying in kookoo's nest was one of my favorite vacations. It was like we own the place, because it was peaceful and they only have 6 huts. Although it was far from the city, but if you want to get away from the buzz and hassle this is one perfect place. Hoping to get back again.

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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed November 6, 2016

About 90 minutes away from Dumaguete (bus and motorcycle ride), you can reach Kookoo's Nest. The trip will surely be worth it. They have few cottages, we were the only ones checked in during our stay. They have a private beach. They also have an inhouse restaurant. Too bad we were not able to meet the owners. They were on...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed November 4, 2016

We stayed here last september and it was really great. Our Bungalow was very cozy and we had a balcony with a great view over the ocean. + For good and affordable food, private bathrooms and mosquito nets. The only thing missing was a bit more to do, maybe they could buy some board games and pool to borrow.

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Napa, California
Reviewed October 31, 2016

An enjoyable rustic stay right on the beach. Pleasant staff who prepare nice local meals at your request. It is out of the way, no fancy amenities, but if you want a relaxing stay without any crowds, come here.

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stuttgart
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the resort for a week at the Toko bungalow. Stunning views from the Veranda vor the oceans and ahead three of the largest geckos (=Tokos) we have ever seen. The room was simple but very nicely built with many possibilities for ventilation. The beach was great but be aware that the sea is rough in August and...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Kookoo's Nest

Address: | Antulang, Siaton, Zamboanguita, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6219, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Dumaguete City > Zamboanguita
Price Range: $24 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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