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Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$148*
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed as part of two week holiday travelling around Palawan The Good - AMAZING location, which is what you are paying for and travelling an hour in boat to reach - VERY peaceful - Nice clean accommodation - Staff friendly, courteous and exchanging - Snorkelling - Experiencing turtle release and clear commitment to environment by owner - very impressed -...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is perfect, the bungalow was cute with mozzie net making it look like a romantic four poster bed, air conditioning when you needed to cool off and our own lounge chairs out the front. The restaurant allocated you a spot so you never need to wait for a table and they do mostly Filipino food with a number...

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Bentleigh, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place. The sanctuary is pristine, no crowds (only the guests allowed on the beaches). No Island hoppers allowed. But the guests can Island hop if they wish. So majority of the time the beaches are all yours. The staff was amazing. Beautiful accomodation. Everything is very well organised. We organised transfers via the resort, which worked out...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this place last february for my friend birthday, we stayed two days. The place is absolutely lovely, very calm and peaceful. This beautiful place has been well conserved, good job has been done by the owner there. The design is ligth and high quality, and it is not too crowded has only few bungalos are available. We...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Secret Paradise is a pretty special place. We had a few communication issues while arranging trips through the hotel before our arrival so I was a little nervous arriving in PPS but everything was just as we hoped for and more! After a day trip to Ugong Rock and Underground River we arrived at Port Barton for our boat connection....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this resort for 3 days and in general I love this place. A 1 hour boat ride from Port Barton this sanctuary is unique and secluded, boasting a beautifully calm main bay with others also within the resort. You can see the recently beach hatched baby turtle nursery in the bay, go and see during feeding time,...

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Sun Valley, Idaho
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I loved this beautiful place and recommend it to anyone who seeks a breath-taking, tropical natural setting. We stayed in one of the charming, older bungalows. There was power 24/7, air conditioning, housekeeping kept the rooms and bathrooms immaculate and there was more than enough hot water. In the mornings we watched the water buffalo pull a rake along the...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Secret Paradise met and exceeded the expectation I had. It is indeed a secret paradise with few accomodation, and an incredible harmony between human presence and nature. Great and professional staff, beautiful scenery, beautiful beach, no disturbance whatsoever. I recommend the villa accomodation which was great. I wish i could have stayed more.

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Hailey, Idaho
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The owner's mission is to make this special place a sanctuary for turtles as well as humans. We stayed seven nights, and could have stayed longer. We saw 300 baby turtlles hatched and released. We snorkeled several hours a day, and kept making new discoveries in the lagoon, seeing mature fish and an amazing variety of animals in the protected...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! The most perfect secluded location. Beautiful clear, blue, turquoise waters. The soft white sand makes a perfect location for all of the nesting turtles. This place is doing amazing things for the turtle population. We have been very lucky and in our two times visiting we have gotten to witness each step in the turtle laying,...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secret Paradise Resort is the only official turtle sanctuary endorsed by the government and WWF-Philippines. We are the only Marine Sanctuary & Nature Reserve of its kind in Palawan, set in 2 private coves with a 4km private coastline, lined with coconut trees and 4 private beaches with our own waterfalls. Our exclusive 90 hectare Nature Reserve has plenty to offer everyone, from hiking to kayaking to explore our 4 beaches, snorkel with the turtles and fish in our Marine Sanctuary called "Turtle Bay", or just view the beautiful 2 house reefs. Tour activities ranging from Island hopping with waterfalls, Underground River tours & more. Private transfers to/ from the resort from any destination in Palawan. Situated between Port Barton's Marine Park and Sabang's world famous Puerto Princesa Subterranean Underground River, voted one of the 7 Wonders of Nature in the World 2013. All our six cottages are detached beach front. All our 8 accommodation have air-con, mini bar, 24 hour hot water showers, safety deposit box, balcony with hammock & private beach loungers. All superior cottages & rooms have LED satellite TV/DVD. Free WiFi- snorkel/mask/kayaks. We accept credit cards/ currancy. Why share paradise with 100 other guest. Relax and experience true paradise in nature with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary

Address: Turtle Bay | San Vicente, Port Barton, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Port Barton
Price Range: RM566 - RM1,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“We stayed at a Villa. It has everything you would find in a good hotel room.”
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“Two cottages are on a separate beach insuring privacy, but a longer walk to the dining area.”
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“choose a honeymooon cottage away from the building work.”
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“All cottages have the cove views!”
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