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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located 10 minute walk down Sabang beach. Bar and restaurant face on to sandy beach. Comfy seating. Delicious food, mix of international and local dishes. Friendly dive school with direct access to dive boats.

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I stayed here for four nights and also did my PADI FREEDIVER certification. Joe is a great instructor and it was awesome to learn freediving with him. Also, the resort is nice, rooms are clean, service is great. I also went scuba diving with them and the night dive in La Laguna Point was one of my best dives ever....

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 6, 2016

This was my second year in a row staying at Blue Ribbon. What I like most about Blue Ribbon is the staff. They have an amazing ability to make you feel like a regular and a local who's been coming there for years. This includes their reception staff, the restaurant staff, and all of their instructors and Divemasters. I took...

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Australia
Reviewed December 1, 2016

My wife and I discovered this place while staying at another resort in 2015,We were walking past one night and Ferdinand talked us into having a meal there.The food is so good that we ate there every night.This year we returned with a group of twenty after attending a wedding in Manila.Those of us who were diving got a good...

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Bungay, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I have done best part of 100 dives, Thailand, Australia, Sri Lanka, Barbados, Maldives, South Pacific, St Kits, Dubai, just to name a few but by far this was in my opinion the best place in the world!! I was lucky enough to Have Maria all to my self for 2 dives as luckily the day I went was not...

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Grafton, Massachusetts
Reviewed November 11, 2016

I made a last minute decision to come to this Resort after spending one awful night at a nearby Resort. I arrived here based solely on the outside of the Resort as I was walking down the Beach, turned out to be a Lucky Decision! After meeting Marcus the Diving Instructor, I decided to take the PADI Open Water Training...

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

I love this place, the staff are amazing, i remember the first time i stayed here, within a day all the staff knew my name, making you feel like part of an extended family, always smiling and went out of their way to make sure your get the most out of your visit, the restaurant has great local and international...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Really great staff, great atmosphere and the diving was exceptional. I arrived thinking I'd just dive for 4 days but decided on day 1 to get advanced open water cert. Glad I did. Instructor Marcus was top notch....really great. Dive staff is awesome. Was able to see Isle Verde which had to be one of the best dives I've ever...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

A 10 mins walk from the Puerto Galera island jetty to the resort, and there isn't anyone from the resort to bring us over. Porters of the island are there but be prepared to pay a fee for that service. Room and crew is generally friendly and comfortable. Air-conditioner, hot shower, mini fridge and towels are provided too. However the...

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The Hague
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Stayed here as a couple for five days, first time in the Philippines. For a diving trip this is a great place to base yourself but for a none-diving partner there is little to do around the beaches of Sabang. The rooms are quite basic, but the friendliness of the staff, the quality of the restaurant and diving operation are...

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Ribbon Dive Resort is located on Small Lalaguna Beach, Puerto Galera, Philippines. We have 14 Bungalows and rooms located around a tranquil garden, on the beach front. We have a gym and a small diver training pool. We have a 24 hour reception, and housekeeping is included in the room charge. ... more   less 

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Address: Small Lalaguna, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mindoro > Oriental Mindoro Province > Puerto Galera
Price Range: $41 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Ribbon Dive Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Galera
#2 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Galera
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Galera
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Galera
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“Some rooms are within range of the free wifi, others are not.”
 of 5 bubbles jargetz, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“All room seem to be fine”
 of 5 bubbles paulparsons1, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“choose a room near the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles PhilippeP802, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in Room 8 next to the pool and it was great for the money! (It is furthest from the restaurant/bar and closest to the pool)”
 of 5 bubbles 613hannus, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
“there a bungalows available with extra bed and loft, good for family”
 of 5 bubbles dmiiitry, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
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