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Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

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Marigondon, Lapu Lapu 6015 Philippines
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 08/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Updated 08/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 55 hotels in Lapu Lapu
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WHY YOUR NEXT VACATION SHOULD BE WITH US. A vacation in Plantation Bay will be more prudent than in most resorts for the following reasons: A. Plantation Bay is a complete destination resort, where they can spend their entire holiday without ever going outside where they might be exposed at random to the virus. B. Plantation Bay is very spread out, and almost all its facilities are open-air. As now scientifically proven, most Covid-19 transmission occurs in close-contact indoor situations in which people stay close together for long periods. By its unique open-air design, Plantation Bay is inherently unconducive to catching Covid-19. There are no enclosed corridors and elevators where the virus may linger in the air up to 4 hours after someone coughed in that space, and we have vast lagoons and pools where people will not be tightly-packed. There are a lot of activities that guests can do inside the resort, so guests will not be tempted to go out where they might catch the virus in public markets or lower-end restaurants.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Saltwater pool
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Game room
Mini golf
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water park
Water sport equipment rentals
Billiards
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Walking tours
Waterslide
Board games / puzzles
Video game console
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Strollers
Free airport transportation
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Manicure
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Xxx wrote a review Nov 11
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Staff will approach you right away in the middle of your mobile call. You will surely feel deprived especially it was not written on the entrance or noted on tables or upon check in. No fun noise allowed.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Efren Belarmino, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Starmanxxx, Plantation Bay is proud to be one of the few hotels in the world that proactively protects guests' right to peace and quiet. With this in mind, we have strict rules against audible electronics and prolonged tele-conversations are not permitted in our restaurants precisely because this ruins the relaxing ambience for other guests, who didn't come all the way here so they could hear your chitchat and "fun noise." Had you read your confirmation email, you would have noted that we did advise you of these rules. In fact, similar signs are posted in different areas in the restaurant. Perhaps you were too busy looking at your gadget to notice them. To our readers, if you are like this guest, you are welcome to book in another hotel, leaving Plantation Bay to guests who practice common courtesy and respect for others. Sincerely, Efren P. Belarmino General Manager
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Michelle SC wrote a review Sep 2020
9 contributions8 helpful votes
It was a great stay with you, Plantation Bay. As always, great staff and good food! My son and the entire family really enjoyed our stay with you. Although the air-conditioning in our room was not working well, you really fixed it that day (even it took you until night time). You even provided kits like alcohol, mask and gloves. Overall, it was nice and relaxing stay!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Efren Belarmino, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Michelle C, It is always nice to read about returning guests like you having another great stay at Plantation Bay! Our staff and chefs loved your feedback and were ecstatic to hear that your son especially enjoyed his time with you here in the resort. Like you, most recent guests appreciate the comprehensive precautionary measures we've taken to protect everyone during this pandemic; they find these safeguards responsible, meticulous, but reasonable while still allowing them to fully enjoy the resort experience. Thanks again for the kind sentiments. Sincerely, Efren Belarmino General Manager
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MA R Fernandez wrote a review Jul 2020
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We stayed here during our quarantine stay when we went home to the Philippines. We didn’t feel like we were quarantined at all because of the calm and peaceful environment of the place. It was a stress-free stay because the staff took care of all our needs, as well as the coordination with the appropriate agencies regarding our swab test results and airline concerns. Kudos to the General Manager, Mr Efren Belarmino, for a job well done!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Efren Belarmino, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Responded Aug 4, 2020
Dear MA R Fernandez, Thank you for sheltering in place at Plantation Bay! We accommodated scores of returning overseas Filipinos from Canada to the USA to the UK to Japan these past months, and like you, all of them appreciated our tranquil ambience and helpful service. Our proactive staff are indeed our biggest asset, and it's always uplifting to meet a guest who appreciates our efforts at looking after our guests. Thanks again for the heartwarming review. Keep safe! Sincerely, Efren P. Belarmino General Manager
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Carmen S. Araneta wrote a review Jul 2020
Metro Manila, Philippines9 contributions2 helpful votes
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Because of the Covid pandemic, my flight from San Francisco to Manila was cancelled 4 times. Finally Philippine Airlines advised my July 3 flight was moved to July 4 & redirected to Cebu Province instead of Manila. Testing for Covid & hotel Quarantine would be in Lapu Lapu City, Cebu Province. At first I was hesitant due to the rise of Covid infections in Cebu City. I was scared but decided to push through. Having had 4 previous cancellations, my return flight was long overdue. God be praised! My odyssey went very well. San Francisco Airport was eerily empty except for PAL counters. I landed safely at 4:30AM July 6 in Mactan Airport, Lapu Lapu City. Deplaned at 4:40 & was done with all - immigration & Covid testing by 5:10 a record 30 minutes! Mactan Airport had their systems in place; the airport Bureau of Quarantine & Covid testing personnel were efficient. Hotel liaison staff fetched me at 5:15AM & I was in Plantation Bay Resort & Spa in 20 min. The reservations desk gave me a gorgeous suite with a beautiful view of the lagoon. An ante room with powder room, bedroom with beautifully appointed bathroom with tub & top all these with a wonderful view of the lagoon! Everything was spotless & very clean. I will enjoy my quarantine here I thought to myself; the ambience is so relaxing. I had breakfast outside in the lanai with birds chirping, the warm sun to boost my immune system & a cool breeze. I was pleasantly surprised as the Covid test result was released after 1 day, at 9AM July 7! The hotel front desk took care of printing my negative test result & my Quarantine Medical Clearance. July 8 noon flight to Manila left on time. My stay in Plantation Bay Resort & Spa was not only pleasant during this time of Covid, it was comforting as I knew the hotel passed all health & quarantine safety regulations.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Efren Belarmino, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Responded Jul 13, 2020
Dear Carmen S. Araneta, Plantation Bay Resort and Spa has implemented comprehensive precautionary measures to protect its guests while still allowing them to fully enjoy the resort experience. Thank you for being a testament to this, and for sharing your lovely photos. We are glad that you had such a wonderful experience as a returning overseas Filipino, and that you took the time to write a detailed review reporting many of the qualities that make Plantation Bay a one-of-kind resort. Our Housekeeping Department especially appreciates your compliments about your spotless suite. Thanks again for the kind sentiments. We look forward to welcoming you back! Sincerely, Efren P. Belarmino General Manager
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Ronnel C wrote a review Mar 2020
Badian, Philippines3 contributions
We having a tour here, it was very comfortable. Swimming pools are wide and boat activity is cheap and fun. Restaurant good but no problem. I'm planing to stay this hotel soon to experience the activities.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from PlantationBayGM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Responded Mar 16, 2020
Dear ronnelc273 We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the tour of our property and found the resort amazing. We’re also glad that you appreciated our restaurants and the swimming facilities. We hope you will be able to stay with us and experience our hospitality and various leisure activities. Sincerely Efren P Belarmino General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$201 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
plantation bay resort and hotel lapu lapu, plantation bay hotel
LOCATION
PhilippinesVisayasCebu IslandMactan IslandLapu Lapu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
255
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Frequently Asked Questions about Plantation Bay Resort And Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Nearby attractions include Lapu Lapu Statue (4.0 miles), Magellan Shrine (4.0 miles), and Marcelo Fernan Bridge (4.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ibiza Beach Club, CookPub - Modern Korean Bistro & Bar, and Azure Beach Club.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Plantation Bay Resort And Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Plantation Bay Resort And Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Plantation Bay Resort And Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Plantation Bay Resort And Spa?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Magellan Shrine (4.0 miles).