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based on 1115 reviews
  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 9.1
  • Location 8.7
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.7
  • Service 8.5
  • Value for Money 7.8
  • Food/Dining 7.9

Charmagne C.
July 25, 2013
Utterly romantic!
1) Isolation. Great for couples. 2) House right on the water in stilts. Walk to the balcony and see fish swimming around in the crystal clear water. 3) Beach practically ours.
It was wonderful. Perfect for my birthday. We loved the room/samal house. If anyone plans on staying there, definitely get a samal house, it's super private. The beach on the other island was beautiful, too. The one big miss this place had though was food. It was expensive yet the quality was such that you could have bought the food from any local chain. There was nothing special. Ex: Margherita pizza didn't have any basil and tomatoes, just cheese and black pepper O.o

Ruth A.
July 23, 2013
Relaxing and fun
Friendiness of the staff, clean room, attentiveness of the staff
We had a great time specially my daughter. The value of the buffet meals is to expensive. They don't have variety of food for the value of price paid!

Oliver G.
July 19, 2013
Beautiful and relaxing place
Attentive and friendly staffs, Cleanliness, Outstanding view
My fiance and I stayed here overnight for her birthday celebration. We really had a wonderful time, the scenery is amazingly perfect. The staffs are friendly and can communicate in English well, plus point for foreigners touring the island. Going to and from airport to hotel are free. They can also drop you to island near Pearl farm (I forgot the name). I think its worth every penny we spent. I should definitely recommend this resort for those who want to relax and take some day off the busy world. :)

Maricel T.
July 19, 2013
comfortable bed, friendly staff and very nice view
It was a great experience, they have airport transfers, and shuttle to take you were you want to go inside the resort. they also have speed boat to the other island of pearl farm, we enjoyed the beach beside the parola bar during the low tide, we can easily see the beautiful corals and fishes. the whole resort was well maintained.

mark P.
United Kingdom
July 08, 2013
A must-experience resort
Views location watersports
Excellent in many aspects. A samal house on stilts on the sea. we left the shutter doors open to wake up to a view of the ocean stretching away in front of us and the two nearby islands. Water sports were good and a reasonable price. Staff there were excellent and we did scuba, wakeboarding and snorkelling. Adjacent island is a must see and you should walk the whole island. On the downside, the lunch and dinner buffet is completelt overpriced at 1100 pesos, so on principal we chose from the cheaper a la carte. Wifi is rubbish and available at only 2 points. As a professional environment they need professional higher powered wifi, not a domestic one with a 20 metre range on open ground. Having stayed in January, I was disappointed that their renovation work is still in progress 5 months later and they have closed down 3 facilities all at once, rather than one at a time; not sensible. No Parola bar, no main restaurant and no infinity pool. That is quite a loss. My top tips for the owners are for more sailings (there appear to be more staff sailings in between guest ones) as you can waste many hours in between arrival at Davao airport and the sailing as we did. Over 4 hours and 2.5 hours incoming and outgoing.

Mary F.
July 07, 2013
Beautiful resort
quiet environment, beach and activities, clean rooms
Fantastic and relaxing. Recommended. But the food quality needs to be improved. The staff at the restaurant needs more training in giving good service to their guests.

rhoderick B.
July 02, 2013
Peaceful resort
Peaceful, attentive staff, clean room and sorroundings
Relaxing stay at this resort. I would recommended this place for honeymooners. Also for travelers who would like to have peace and relaxing stay.

rhoderick B.
July 02, 2013
Attentive, helpful staff, peaceful place breakfast
Attentive staff, clean and tidy place and room, peaceful resort

sidney A.
United States
June 27, 2013
perfect retreat for the new couples nice and quiet
customer service was great no pressure on guest just plain relax and enjoy.
the resort has amazing staff who are ready to serve at your calling. breakfast was the best part of starting your day right

shane V.
United States
June 27, 2013
Fun in the beach
beach, not crowded, attentive staff
The kids had a good time at the beaches. The resort was not crowded so we had a great time exploring the beaches...(from my daughter: "and we found shells and many kinds of fish"