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    Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary

    Turtle Bay | San Vicente, Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
    • Very good25%
    • Average6%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “baby turtles” (20 reviews)
    “bird cottage” (12 reviews)
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    Reviewed 24 February 2017

    This place is so beautiful and i really wanted to rate it excellent,sorry but i cant. First : worst food i ever tried at a resort,bland and boring.everyday several things unavailable on the menu,tried for 3 days to get a mangoshake; sorry no ice or...More

    4  Thank TAP1971
    Response from Secret Paradise R, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle SanctuaryResponded 3 March 2017

    Thank you for your stay in early february and also saying " staff is nice and friendly cottages/bungalows are nice and clean and its a beautiful place so dont hesitate to go there." We are sorry you did not mention the mother and baby turtle...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed very much this wonderful place in Port Barton due to its 24 hectares private beach. Well protected marine lives and u will experience how mother turtle lays its eggs nearby. A good place to unwind and relax. Quite expensive but its good. Come...More

    Thank Sheinlee2009
    Response from Secret Paradise R, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle SanctuaryResponded 3 March 2017

    Thank you for your review and hope to see you again. Warm regards Mark

    Reviewed 7 February 2017

    Stayed there for 2 days with friends. It's a great place for swimming and snorkeling around the resort itself. You can also do hiking (one hour) up the surrounding mountains. There is a great turtle sanctuary there and you get to feed the turtles twice...More

    Thank F T
    Response from Secret Paradise R, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle SanctuaryResponded 11 February 2017

    Thank you very much for your review. Im so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. i totally agree our wifi was very pour being a private semi-island, but the good news is we have installed high speed broadband wifi via satellite in all accommodation...More

    Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

    Very peaceful & relaxing! We were lucky enough to see a turtle hatching (80-100 turtles). DO use the coconut oil they provide to protect yourself from sand fly bites. They itch like crazy! The snorkeling off the beach was amazing!! If you have your own...More

    Thank Cookkj
    Response from Secret Paradise R, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle SanctuaryResponded 15 February 2017

    Thank you for your review and very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is good to meet like minded guest like yourselfs that care and appreciate nature like us. I have looked into your comment about not having enough snorkel/mask/fins for all our...More

    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    Enjoyed our stay but definitely needs lots of improvement. Transfer from airport was in an old van without seat belts for 3 hours. once we got on the boat from port barton to secret paradise (1 hour) found out that the 2 other couples with...More

    5  Thank gemmagd81
    Response from Secret Paradise R, Owner at Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle SanctuaryResponded 15 February 2017

    Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry you felt let down by your transfer as it was an older van than what we normally use. I have contacted our transport manager to insure that our guest...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$134 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    Irene401
    13 March 2017|
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    Response from Joel J | Reviewed this property |
    From Puerto Princesa, there are a number of public transport vans that go to Port Barton, you can ride one of those vans. These vans are convenient and safe and well maintained so you should be comfortable on the travel.
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    13 March 2017|
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    Response from Cookkj | Reviewed this property |
    They have a website & I would suggest booking transportation to the resort through them. They will pick you up from PPS airport. Check the price booking from home to PPS vs. the flight from home to Manila and then separately... More
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    16 January 2017|
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    Response from SecretParadiseResort | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question. We do have a good friend that we can charter a sail boat. But this will depend on the month you come/ his availability and also the wind conditions. Normal weather from jan to june or even july... More
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    "New villas are spacious with comfortable beds and terrific lagoon views."
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    "All the cottages are in front to the beach, luxury inside the room with a large shower and very quite."
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    "Villas on the main cove is best, close to the restaurant"
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    "Beach 1 cottages are more private and quiet and more like intimate."
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