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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Too many flies surround our breakfast and lunch. WiFi is unstable and poor in 4G mobile as well in some rooms. Efficient and professional diving operation. Crews are ready to help whenever you need them. verity menu for meals and drink without compromise the quality.

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Malapascua for a diving safari and I stayed 5 nights at Exotic Divers Resort. I would recommend it because of the professionalism of the diving center. Excellent service, experienced and friendly instructors who made me feel comfortable and absolutely safe. There are a lot of interesting diving sites around the island such as Chocolate Island, Gato Island, Guillano...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located within the same compound which the dive center is at, the convenience of having an accommodation and restaurant within reach was a joy in itself during surface intervals. Also, having a washing bay nearby for post-dive washing and drying is a plus point for this accommodation.

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very relaxing since it is not that crowded. The beach front is really nice and the water is crystal clear. This is also a great place as a home base if you are planning to do island hoping, scuba or snorkeling.

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1Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and cocktails were amazing! Special thanks to Sir Edgar for preparing our food at Kalanggaman, surprise bday dinner by the beach and baking a cute and super moist chocolate cake for the bday boy, it was excellent! For our dives, we owe our safety and satisfaction to Wil and Tito. You guys are amazing :) We cannot thank you...

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1Thank Nikki N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd like to thank the General Manager, Edgar Arca for his warm & kind accommodation to our group's island hopping request for a cookout session and special birthday set-up at the resort. I commend him for really taking time to personally go around everyday and talk to guests. The rooms are clean and comfortable, food and happy hour cocktail drinks...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is the best on Malapascua. The service is far superior to any hotels on the island. They are very attentive they are social. Edgar and his team in the restaurant do a great job of making sure all guest feel at home while they are visiting. They offer a great breakfast selection. Their regular menu is extensive, everyone...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I went diving for two months on Malapascua Island and did some of my PADI Instructor Development Course here but it was sub standard and I transferred to Thresher Shark Divers nearby which was excellent. The regular Scuba Diving with Exotic though was great, the Divemasters and guides were excellent and very knowledgeable hence i have given it two stars...

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DUTCHPHIL, Manager at Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Arne W, Thank you for your review we find this a good sample you could ever give us to the public on TripAdvisor on how this social media is sometimes being abused by some people who have personal problem. Sometimes this is being use to advertise other establishment putting our company down. You forgot to tell here that...

Ribe, Denmark
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We would like to thank Exotic Dive Resort for 2 lovely weeks. Your staff was always smiling and helpful as restuarent and diving center. We have fantastic diving in all your lovely divesites. We will at all times be recommending you. Will be back soon. Sincerely. Inge & Lars.

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Salernes, France
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place, lovely staff , great food , cocktails and excellent diving. Diving with the Thresher sharks even though you have to get up at 4.30am is amazing. Rooms fine , services every day . Beautiful beach outside with white sand and clear blue water. The people on the island are very friendly too.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are thinking of diving or staying in Malapascua consider us your first choice. We have everything you need for a relaxing, exciting, enjoyable stay with first class facilities and service. Exotic is the pioneer dive resort on Malapascua. The first dive shop to open on the island in 1998, Exotic has grown over the years and is now the leading dive resort on the island, without compromising its original laid-back charm and outstanding service. Our continued expansion is a result of our customer’s loyalty and desire to revisit and share their Exotic experience with others. Why not come and see what brings people back to us year after year? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort

Address: 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: RM225 - RM394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive And Beach Resort
Malapascua Exotic Island Dive & Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
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“Don't get a room near the scub tank compressor room or you'll be up all night.”
53arnew, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“apply for a quiet room, there are rooms in the neighbor of the filling station for the dive bottles and they start already at 4 o'clock.....”
ChristelV78, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one at the front of the site so you can see the ocean without leaving your room.”
711joym, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are very close to the restaurant or above diving shop. I stayed in 25 which is at the back of the resort.”
MariaRado, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I didn't dislike this place I just thought it was overpriced and a little sub-par in service for the money.”
eyv0nnek, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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