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Milano, Italy
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place is ideal for divers who look for peace and tranquillity and are happy with down-to-earth, simple accommodation. That being exactly my kind, I absolutely loved it. Starting with the diving, the underwater life is stunning: the coral is in great shape compared to most other places (certainly the Indian Ocean), there is plenty of fish big and small;...

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Incredible piece of heaven on Earth. Must go if you are around and make sure you spend here more than one night. Gorgeous beach, pristine water. Accomodation was ok. There is no AC, only fun, but it was not problem to handle it as we were travelling on December, so it was "winter time" and weather was excellent, not too...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went to Carp Island as part of our honeymoon. The island was lovely, completely remote and natural - as it should be! We had requested a nice, quiet bungalow and were told they would choose a nice once, instead we were put next to the bungalows which were being renovated and next to the 'public' loo... For an additional...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Where should I start?? Most of the reviews are accurate when it comes to the conditions, but i think alot of reviews were way too kind!........Over priced, Run Down, Unkempt, Uncomfortable, Not much to do, bad management, staff left much to be desired but who can blame them. Palau is a beautiful place and this "so called resort?" could be...

Thank travellerdiver1990
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Not sure what to say... The island is beautiful with very shallow waters all around. We were here for 6 days. We went around the island in kayaks, staff brought them to us. Problem: Kayaks were leaking (holes in them!) and took in so much water (in the body of the kayak) that we would have sunken had we not...

2Thank ML-DK-21
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Carp Island is best location in Palau Island. I went to carp island for many times and i wish i can do it every year because very relaxing place, peaceful and good for diving. Carp island is close to Pelilui island were the longest battle of Japanese and American.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Each person's experience is unique, but there are common traits of a location. I stayed for only 2 days, but I think that was enough for me. As many have noted, there is no air-conditioning in the bungalows. If you choose the Sunrise Villas, you will get the benefit of a nice breeze. I did not choose them and as...

4Thank George L
Yokohama, Japan
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Getting here takes about an hour by boat from Koror - which the resort will charge you for (but not young children). The island is set up for divers really but we just came just to chill out for a few days on a friend's recommendation and we're very glad we did. From here we took one tour out to...

Thank YokohamaGeezer
Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I am an experienced traveller. We stayed 9 days (too long), mid-season, 150 US$/night + 17% tax = 178 US$ for a fan bungalow facing sunrise, including a cheap quality breakfast (cheapest everything: cheap bread, cheap milk, cheap instant coffee, cheap cereals, bad canned fruits, cheap jelly... They are stingy and greedy for your money. No fun, cocktails or music...

5Thank Globon
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Fantastic place to stay and very good staff. Mike is a perfect guide for tours, snorkeling/scuba and I have been told Tina is a fantastic scuba trainer. Place is very simple, and, yes, may bee it could be better kept. You have to buy a card for internet connection ( 5 USD for 2 hours). In the mini market you...

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Carp island Resort is on private island in Palau. Many beaches. Only 23 bungalows, with views of the sea. Only 10 minutes from the main diving sites. Quiet and nice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carp Island Resort

Address: PO Box 5, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0005, Palau
Region: Palau > Koror Island > Koror
Price Range: RM199 - RM775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carp Island Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Carp Island Hotel Koror
Carp Island Resort Palau, South Pacific - Koror
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Koror
#3 Best Value Hotel in Koror
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Koror
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“We stayed at dive house and it was ok, 80 dollars/night plus 5% service charge and 12 dollars per night is a tax.”
 of 5 bubbles 805mirkah, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for fresh fish for your evening meal - Sashimi or BBQ'd!”
 of 5 bubbles Gemski00, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“if you like diving palau is the best..”
 of 5 bubbles EdgarC568, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get the Sunrise Villas to take advantage of the ocean breezes!”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeL402, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I strongly recommend you choose a Sunrise Cottage villa (#5 to #2 in that order) for any kind of breeze. Or - the Suite Villa - #6 or #7.”
 of 5 bubbles YokohamaGeezer, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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