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Reviewed December 18, 2016

The new owners Sophie and Tobias are very hands on. Place and food is great. Its a homey place to relax away from stressful city life without getting hungry. Staff are very friendly. It has a long stretch of fine sand for my son to run around. Price is very reasonable. It is around an hour travel from Dumaguete City....

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We were recommeded this resort so decided to check it out. We took to a motorbike and travelled a fair distance on some difficult roads made worse by mud following heavy rain the night before. On arrival it looked great. The beach in a small west (sunset) facing cove looked inviting. We were approached by a member of staff asking...

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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

The place needs further development since it only houses about 7 rooms & most of these rooms were located above or somewhat on a tree top. Disadvantageous to those who have knee problems. 😂😂😂 The location too was a bit of a hideaway. It was enclosed in a somewhat discreet area. The beach theme resembled that of a tiki hut....

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the resort for almost 3 weeks, did my Padi Open water course from the resort, saw fire dancers on the beach when they had a party, went to the markets and more. Awesome stay - only complaint was someone's the food would take a while but it was the worth the wait!!

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Scott R, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review yes sometimes the staff are relaxed in the philippines they try there best though thanks for staying at our resort

Reviewed May 26, 2016

Some drive from the airport but when you leave the main road and arrive at Cove Sands Beach Resort you suddenly are standing on one of the nicest beach you can imagine. We stayed unfortunately only one night as we started from this beach the next morning our dive tour.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This place awesome... Staffs are excellent, Owners are hands-on to make sure they offer good if not the best service to their customers.... and? Great Food! Wifi at the reception, mobile signal on the beach front.

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Scott R, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thankyou and we hope you will return again this year regards Team Cove Sands

Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Scott and his team were friendly, professional and extremely helpful. I stayed at the resort with a group of dive buddies and it is the best macro diving i have ever done. In my opinion, heaps better and with more variety than the much prized Analo. The rooms are very clean and comfortable with good amounts of power points and...

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Scott R, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words when you told me in person how happy and impressed you where it meant alot to me as i am aware you have travelled to many of the great diving locations around asia as for the staff thanks they try hard to overcome the language barrier and give all our guests what they desire. The...

Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Scott & his team ensured our 8 night stay was just perfect, from the accommodation to the food, facilities and service - everything was taken care of for our family of 10. Highly recommended is heading out on the Cove Sands dive boat, kids had a blast snorkelling & hubby diving, the Chocolate Shakes are also to die for! Chill...

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Scott R, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Tony, Annaliese it was a pleasure to meet you and have you stay here we also miss you guys and cant wait to see you again the kids already ask when your boys will be back, its always our job to do the best for our guest but you guys made it very easy we are so happy to...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Divers look out, Scott's turned this place into the destination that needs looking into. Dive sites - Great Rooms - Great Food - Great need I keep going. My first time out of Australia and I go here, friends let me know about a cheap trip and all the diving I can get into. WHY NOT? Went to the Cove...

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Scott R, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Rodney thanks for taking the time to review our resort we are very happy that you had a great time and we really look forward to seeing you again it was a pleasure to have you stay and dive with us i enjoyed chatting with you to and yes our dive sites are a quite a little secret and...

Fremantle
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Great food, air-conditioned rooms with plenty of space, wifi, courteous staff and a hard-working and highly engaged proprietor. Perfect for divers, The diving in the bay and surrounds is exceptional. If you are a photographer it is an absolute gem. Apo Island is just a boat trip away and well worth a look. The outlook of the resort is stunning...

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Scott R, Owner at Cove Paradise Beach Resort, responded to this review

Your very welcome and we cant wait for you to come back Scott

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new ownership now since November 2016 Cove Paradise Beach & Dive Resort (formerly Cove Sands Beach) has undergone many changes and improvements is the perfect vacation haven for the entire family. Located just 40 km drive from the local airport, north of the sleepy town of Siaton, Negros Oriental. Nestled on a secluded cove lies the peaceful and beautiful Cove Sands Beach Resort. We have various native style cottages made of Nipa, Bamboo and local materials, and cottages of conventional build all with aircon which all face the blue waters of the Bohol sea. Each cottage has a large porch to watch the local fishermen sail their small Bangka boats out for the nightly catch. The string of a hundred lights fill the horizon as they cast their nets. Snorkel our scenic cove, or have a dive in our newly renovated pool or just simply unwind and enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in Negros. Cove Paradise Beach and Dive Resort is a cozy place to spend a quiet time by the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cove Paradise Beach Resort

Address: Bonbonon, Siaton, Negros Oriental 6219, Philippines (Formerly Cove Sands Beach Resort)
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Siaton
Price Range: $37 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cove Paradise Beach Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Monarch Sands Beach Hotel Dumaguete City
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“I would suggest the beachfront room. We weren't able to get this room because they were already booked to someone else.”
 of 5 bubbles tangadsangig, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
“Breach Front”
 of 5 bubbles 669harveyd, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“Just pick one all great and done up nicely.”
 of 5 bubbles 302stretchl, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
“Beach Front Cottages are the best but they only have 2, so make sure you make a reservation in advance”
 of 5 bubbles U1510DRmariar, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
“choose the beachfront cottages”
 of 5 bubbles KRDL, Jan 5, 2016 | Read review
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