Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
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8.1

Excellent
13.2% this month
/10
(3,981 reviews)See what guests said
Highly rated by guests – 87% would recommend
Housekeeping29
Beach28
Breakfast22
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8.1

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Temple of Leah 9.4 km
Fort San Pedro 10.4 km
Yap Sandiego Ancestral House 10.7 km
Basilica De Sto. Nino 10.7 km
Magellan's Cross 10.8 km
Colon Street 11.2 km
Taoist Temple 13.4 km
Tops Lookout 17.0 km
Nearby landmarks
Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa 200 m
Save More Supermarket 370 m
Mactan Island Dive Spots 600 m
K.I.Marine Sports Center - Day Tours 620 m
Costabella 670 m
Tambuli Seaside Living 750 m
Captain Hook's Pool 770 m
parking area 1.0 km
Pawod 1.5 km
Pawod Underwater Cave 1.5 km
Free Wi-Fi
2019

Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort

Maribago, Buyong, Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines, 6015 - See map
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Sterilizing equipment
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call
  • Airport transfer

  • Private beach

  • Currency exchange

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Sauna

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Cebu every 2 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.9
Distance to city center16 km
Location rating8.1
Nearest airportMactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB)
Distance to airport3.4 km

Rooms available at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort

Excellent
Room comfort & quality
8.3
Premier Deluxe
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  • Room size: 52 m²/560 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 double beds
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Royal Bungalow
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  • Room size: 53 m²/570 ft²
  • Partial sea view
  • 1 king bed or 2 double beds
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Amuma Spa Suite
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  • Room size: 43 m²/463 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 double beds
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Suite
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  • Room size: 43 m²/463 ft²
  • Pool view
  • 2 double beds
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Deluxe (Run of House)
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 double beds
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 double beds
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Royal two double Bungalow
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  • Room size: 59 m²/635 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Amuma Spa two double Suite
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Amuma Spa king Suite
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Double Royal
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    Frequently asked questions

    Does Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort have a hot tub?

    Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort does not have a hot tub.

    What time is check-in and check-out at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

    How do I get to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 17 PHP. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the resort know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the resort. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Cebu with private transportation, the resort can arrange car rental for you.

    Is breakfast offered at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Start your mornings right, with the à la carte, continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort. There's an additional charge of 943 PHP for adults and 9 USD for children if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the resort.

    What are my dining options at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort features 3 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience. International cuisine is available for guests. Dishes are served in a la carte and buffet during opening hours. Light meal like desserts is served using only quality ingredients.

    Can special events be hosted at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Both indoor and outdoor venues are available to choose for your special gathering. Large events and gatherings such as weddings, private events and engagements can be hosted at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort. Small or intimate events like birthday parties, entertainment events, honeymoons and graduation parties can also be accomodated. Services for in-house catering, in-house planning and audio-visual equipment are offered to help your event go smoothly.

    Can business events be hosted at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    On-site venues and convenient event services make Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort an ideal choice for hosting events such as seminars, corporate events, conferences and meetings. The 3 venues can accommodate up to 80 people. An extensive range of facilities and services including projector or LED display, meeting stationery and audio-visual equipment is available to help your business meeting or event a successful one.

    What is the smoking policy at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What is the closest airport to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Travel by air is easy with Mactan-Cebu International Airport only 3.4 km away from Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort is H Mall V-Hire Station, 2.8 km away.

    What restaurants are nearby Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Restaurants including Western Steak House, The Cove Live Seafood Restaurant and Goldmango grill are popular in Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort’s neighborhood which is known as Mactan Island.

    What popular shopping places are close to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Shopping options in Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort’s Mactan Island neighborhood include Maribago Coast Center, Gaisano Grand Mall Mactan and Gaisano Saver's Mart.

    What are popular attractions near Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Guests at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort can easily visit Bluewater Gallery, Bluewater Maribago Garden Area and Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa located in the Mactan Island area.

    What popular beaches are close to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Guests at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort can easily visit Maribago Beach, San Carlos Marine Biology Resort and Beach Combers Resort in the Mactan Island area.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort?

    Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort’s nearby natural sights include Sea Horse Dive Center, Butanding Marine Diver and Dreamers water world located in the same Mactan Island area.

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    What people love about Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort

    • 9.2

      Exceptional

      "One of the best resort to stay during this pandemic."

      DIONEL

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      September 28, 2020

    • 8.8

      Excellent

      "The place was good especially their amenities."

      Lyn

      |

      January 4, 2021

    • 8.8

      Excellent
      Staff 

      "The staff are all friendly and accomodating."

      Aisha

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      March 20, 2020

    Property ranking|Compared to 1,707 Cebu properties
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    Room comfort score
    8.3/10
    Room size
    44 sqm.
    Service score
    8.3/10
    Cleanliness score
    8.1/10
    Better than
    97
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    of Cebu properties
    Bigger than
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    Better than
    85
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    Overall rating:

    8.1

    Excellent
    3,509 reviews
    Cleanliness
    8.1
    Facilities
    8.1
    Location
    8.1
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    What travelers say they love:
    it is good near the airport when we go back our country.
    JISU from South Korea
    Family with older children
    More about Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort

    More about Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort

    Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort is a rustic resort for travelers interested in convenience, relaxation, and plenty of leisure activities. Guests enjoy en-suite private verandas, king-sized beds, living rooms, mini bars, televisions, and hammocks. Deciding what to eat and drink may prove to be a difficult task as there are five restaurants and three bars to choose from. Sample international and local cuisines or light snacks from the Spa Café Juice Bar. Reserve a full day of pampering at the Maribago Blue Water Beach Resort’s Amama Spa as there is an extensive list of treatments and therapies. For the water sports enthusiasts, be sure to sign up for jet skiing and scuba diving, and drop the children off at the Dolpo Kids Club. The banquet and function rooms are equipped to host corporate functions and even wedding receptions. The combination of the hotel’s excellent on-site services make it an ideal stop on anyone's itinerary.

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    Amenities and facilities
    Excellent
    Facilities

    8.1

    Most talked about facilities

    Beach

    118 mentions

    Swimming Pool

    80 mentions

    Breakfast

    70 mentions

    Food & Dining

    59 mentions

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Filipino

    Accessibility

    • Wheelchair accessible

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Billiards
    • Dart board
    • Diving
    • Fitness center
    • Game room
    • Garden
    • Hot tub
    • Massage
    • Private beach
    • Sauna
    • Snorkeling
    • Spa
    • Steamroom
    • Swimming pool [outdoor]
    • Table tennis
    • Tours
    • Water sports (motorized)
    • Water sports (non-motorized)
    • Wind surfing

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Body thermometer
    • Daily disinfection in all rooms
    • Daily disinfection in common areas
    • Doctor/nurse on call
    • Face coverings on staff
    • First aid kit
    • Free face masks
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Hot water linen and laundry washing
    • Hygiene certification
    • Individually-wrapped food options
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
    • Protective screens in common areas
    • Rooms sanitized between stays
    • Safe dining setup
    • Staff trained in safety protocol
    • Sterilizing equipment
    • Temperature check for guests and staff

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Bar
    • Coffee shop
    • Grocery delivery
    • Kitchen
    • Poolside bar
    • Restaurants
    • Room service

    Swimming & soaking

    • Hot spring bath

    Services and conveniences

    • Concierge
    • Contactless check-in/out
    • Currency exchange
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Doorman
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Food delivery
    • Gift/souvenir shop
    • Laundry service
    • Luggage storage
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Shops
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    For the kids

    • Babysitting service
    • Family room
    • Kids club
    • Playground
    • Swimming pool [kids]

    Access

    • Check-in/out [express]
    • Check-in/out [private]
    • Front desk [24-hour]
    • Pets allowed
    • Security [24-hour]

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer
    • Car park [free of charge]
    • Car park [on-site]
    • Car power charging station
    • Rental car
    • Shuttle service

    Available in all rooms

    • Air conditioning
    • Balcony/terrace
    • Bathtub
    • Blackout curtains
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Desk
    • Free bottled water
    • Hair dryer
    • Individual air conditioning
    • In-room safe box
    • Internet access – wireless
    • Mini bar
    • Non-smoking
    • Private bathroom
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite/cable channels
    • Shower
    • Slippers
    • Telephone
    • Toiletries
    • Wi-Fi [free]
    Food and dining
    Restaurants on site

    Allegro Restaurant

    • Cuisine: Asian, International
    • Menu: A-la-carte
    Location
    Maribago, Buyong, Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines, 6015
    Excellent
    Location

    8.1

    Airports

    • Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB)
      3.4 km 26 min drive
    • Bohol–Panglao International Airport (TAG)
      83.6 km 4.2 hour drive

    Hospital or clinic

    • Dentist
      2.4 km

    Shopping

    • J Centre Mall
      9.1 km

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      1.1 km
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • Temple of Leah
      9.4 km
    • Fort San Pedro
      10.4 km
    • Yap Sandiego Ancestral House
      10.7 km
    • Basilica De Sto. Nino
      10.7 km
    • Magellan's Cross
      10.8 km
    • Colon Street
      11.2 km
    • Taoist Temple
      13.4 km
    • Tops Lookout
      17.0 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa
      200 m
    • Save More Supermarket
      370 m
    • Mactan Island Dive Spots
      600 m
    • K.I.Marine Sports Center - Day Tours
      620 m
    • Costabella
      670 m
    • Tambuli Seaside Living
      750 m
    • Captain Hook's Pool
      770 m
    • parking area
      1.0 km
    • Pawod
      1.5 km
    • Pawod Underwater Cave
      1.5 km
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    All children are welcome.

    Infant 0-1 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    Baby cot/crib available upon request
    Children 2-11 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
    Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
    Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
    Others
    • Children 6 - 11 years old will be charged 50% of the adult price for buffet breakfast.
    • Minibar benefits under some rate plans are complimentary for the first set only. Consumption of the refill is subject to additional charges.
    • In compliance with the recently signed EO No. 26 by the President of the Philippines, Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort will be implementing a strictly NO SMOKING policy in all rooms and public areas of the resort except for a single designated area within the resort premises. In accordance to the law and to accommodate our guests, we have provided a designated smoking area in the resort which is located at the parking area A right across the security station near the main gate. Information as to the location of these areas is included during the briefing of our guests by the Front Office Staff just to keep them informed of this development.
    • The property requires a refundable security deposit of PHP 3,000 upon check-in.
    • Maximum 2 children under 12 years old stay for free when using existing bed (breakfast is not included).
    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until11:00

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer fee17 PHP
    • Distance from city center16 km
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)15

    Extras

    • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)943 PHP

    The property

    • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
    • Number of bars/lounges4
    • Number of floors2
    • Number of restaurants3
    • Number of rooms 165
    • Room voltage220
    • Year property opened1989
    • Most recent renovation2015

    Reviews of Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort from real guests

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    8.1
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    10
    Cleanliness8.1
    Facilities8.1
    Location8.1
    Room comfort and quality8.3
    Service8.3
    Value for money7.9
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    8.0
    Excellent
    Mihkel from Estonia
    Couple
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 11 nights in March 2011

    For resort lovers”

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    We stayed in the Maribago Bluewater for 10 days. Never been to Philippines before, so destination Cebu was chosen when being not based on previous experience. Cebu itself lacks of good sand beaches, so if you are interested of them when out of resort, you really should consider another destination, like Boracay or Palawan islands. Mactan island itself for my opinion has beaches inside resorts´ area. Maribago Bluewater is a hotel for purely resort-lover type of people. Service/price relation in my opinion was good. We payed something like 900 euros for 10 day stay breakfast included. When arriving to Mactan Intl Airport you are met by helpful taxi "pimps", getting to Maribago Bluewater takes something like 15-20 minutes depending on traffic. It is not reasonable to pay more than 300 pesos for taxi trip from the airport.

    Reviewed March 27, 2011

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Erika from Philippines
    Family with young children
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 1 night in February 2013

    One of Cebu's pride”

    versatile resort

    My husband and I traveled to Cebu to celebrate Valentine's day in Bluewater Maribago. That was actually our long and overdue honeymoon trip that was highly recommended by a friend. My husband is laid-back type, while I is quite an on-the-go person. The most fitting place for us to stay is where we can both husband could relax and have some activities, to which Bluewater Maribago can both offer. They have water sports activities, a nice view of the beach and you'd feel really having a vacation when you're there. We brought our 3 yr old daughter with us because she longed to go to the beach and build sandcastles. When I research about the resort, pools were kid-friendly. It's not just ideal for couples, but also for families too.

    Reviewed February 18, 2013

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    8.3
    Excellent
    Antonio from United States
    Solo traveler
    Suite
    Stayed 7 nights in October 2009

    Nice and Safe”

    Security is top notch here and the grounds are well kept.
    None

    I really enjoyed my stay at Maribago Bluewater Resort. As soon as we entered the area we were greeted by a huge gate for security reasons. I like this place already I said to myself. I arrived at night so I didn't get to see much of the grounds then but in the morning when I walked around the area I was very impressed with everything. Very nice layout that was well kept. The pool was very nice and they were remodeling the other pool but from what I could see is going to be a nice touch. The beach was very clean and offered service at your table. The food was good as well not great but good. There are shops within walking distance and a couple of restaurants around the area as well. You are about 15 minutes by taxi away from anything on Mactan Island and 30 minutes from Cebu city. The resort will call a street taxi for you and take down the drivers info to help with the cab ripping off the tourist concept. In which case I thought was a great little ammenity. The ride from the resort to Cebu city ranged from Php 200 to 350. I stayed in the Amuma Spa suite and wish I would have picked a place on the beach but maybe next time. I like this resort and I would give it a 8 out of 10. The staff was great and the resort was very clean. I would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to any of my friends looking to stay in this area.

    Reviewed November 23, 2009

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Anne from Philippines
    Couple
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2018

    Absolutely loved it!”

    We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of service and amenities, given the relatively low rates. We didn’t expect the resort to be so beautiful. Some additional costs may be considered pricey by some, but it was worth every penny. PROs: - gorgeous and spacious room with bathtub - good variety of food options inside the resort - close proximity to other restaurants, cafes, grocery, etc (either walking distance or via tricycle) - wonderful and attentive service - clean white-sand beach - well-maintained facilities (pools, grounds, etc) - offers resort activities (we took the island hopping tour with lunch and snorkeling. The staff was friendly and took great care of us. The food and service was amazing!) - themed buffet offers a diverse dining choice. We tried the Thursday buffet (Southern Delights) and treated to a great selection of food and desserts. Cost is php 1k-1.5k pax. CONs - did not respond promptly to our email inquiries, and website was down and not too informative - cost of in-resort food and activities may be considered pricey for some (we were able to check out the resort rates ahead of time, so we were prepared. Rates may be comparable to standard Makati, Manila rates) - sink in our room was semi-clogged, so it took a while for water to go down RECOMMENDATIONS: - contact the hotel ahead of time to check out rates of restaurants and activities, so that you can better anticipate the cost. If you find it too pricey, there are several nearby restos (we recommend Maribago Grill, Cafe Rico) - If you can manage the budget, head over to The Cove for lunch. Fresh seafood, and fantastic view - if you choose to go island hopping, avail of the freshly cooked lunch vs the packed lunch. For 2pax, we were served food enough for 4pax (grilled chicken, fish, pork, puso, and fresh fruits) - make sure to bring all your necessities as the in-resort store is quite expensive. Or you can purchase what you need from the nearby groceries (Savemor

    Reviewed March 24, 2018

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Julian from Philippines
    Group
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 1 night in March 2020

    Great place to stay! Excellent facilities and service ”

    I highly recommend Bluewater Maribago for people who would like to visit Cebu. Apparently this place has been around for decades but the rooms and facilities looked brandnew and well maintained. Big and spotless rooms with comfy beds, large bathroom with tub, white sand beach, 3 swimming pools, oyster bar, breakfast and dinner buffet, water activities like jetski and many more. The staff are very courteous and attentive. Most of all, they have measures in place to detect and deter potentially infected guests. Summer is just around the corner. Since travelling abroad is not advisable nowadays, let's visit and enjoy our own. 😎

    Reviewed March 08, 2020

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    GEORGE from Malaysia
    Family with teens
    Suite
    Stayed 4 nights in December 2009

    A holiday at Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort”

    The hotel is a small boutique hotel with excellent design features, clean modern rooms, attentive staff and great breakfasts.
    The beach was a disappointment as it faced a lagoon and although featured a white sand beach it was not natural. Rooms should have safes as it is inconvenient to put your valuables in the safety deposit boxes at the front desk.

    I enjoyed my stay at the Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort and would recomment it to anyone wanting to stay in Cebu. The food in the hotel was of a consistently high quality and the staff well trained and attentive, The rooms were well appointed and comfortable. Unfortunately there is not much happening outside the hotel and one has to make the 40 minute trip to Cebu City to shop and look around.

    Reviewed December 24, 2009

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    8.3
    Excellent
    Weyman from United States
    Couple
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 8 nights in January 2012

    We will stay here again”

    Near the beach

    the only negative was the water in the shower as it was not fresh. the entire stay was perfect. the breakfast was plentiful and the service was so kind. cebu (and mactan island) is not famous for the beaches (other islands have better beaches in the philippines)...but bluewater resort has a large amount of beach front and (as all beaches in cebu) its private. the resort (again, like all in cebu) are far from the city center...and the island itself doesn't have much to do. if you enjoy staying in the resort and eating at one of its 3 restaurants...then there will be no problem. again, this is a place we would 100% visit again.

    Reviewed February 01, 2012

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    YIU from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Family with teens
    Suite
    Stayed 6 nights in January 2011

    Nice Room”

    Nice Private Beach

    maribago bluewater beach resort have a private beach, you can go to the beach by the small boat or even swim, the private beach is very nice with the white sand, we can stay there for whole day, is really relaxing. the 2 swimming pool is very nice also, the hotel room is big & nice. we always stay at the hotel & haven't outside very much, coz we really enjoy the hotel facility & we had a wonderful holiday in maribago, we will come back again.

    Reviewed February 09, 2011

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    james from United States
    Couple
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 1 night in October 2009

    Great Value-Service and Amenities”

    Staff was very friendly and courteous. Staff was accomodating.The rooms were clean and nicely decorated.
    had one problem with the outdoor barbeque chicken which was brought to the table undone but it was an honest mistake by the cook and was taken care of imediately. Also service manager Freida took care of the entire bill which was very nice for a party of four people she went out of her way to apologize and "Make Things Right"

    Overall, I would definitely go back to the Maribago Bluewater for it's nice beach,water sports, island hopping amenities and it's swimming pool.the resort staff is very friendly and courteous.The food in the restaraunts were also good avoiding going out in the crazy traffic that surrounds the city of Cebu.

    Reviewed October 23, 2009

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Joeri from Netherlands
    Couple
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2009

    Good for 3 days”

    - Friendly and responsive staff - GREAT food / Buffet! (Compliments to the Chef) - Especially the breakfast is a feast! - Enough to do for 3 days (watersports, massage, sports, etc)
    - A bit far from the city and hard to get an honest cab. They all want smth extra. - Besides what's in the resort, there is not much directly outside the resort - All prices within resort are shown without SC and Tax. Which might give a wrong image abt the real price (eg. Cocktail on menu 180p, real price like 230p or smth). Better to show the final prices! - Did not get personal confirmation from the hotel after booking with Agoda.

    Bluewater Beach Resort is an outstanding place to spend a few days outside the chaos of the city. It's peaceful and the staff will make sure you have nothing to be worried of. The surroundings and buildings (2 floors maximum) are convenient and will give you a cozy feeling. Unlike some neigbouring resorts with huge buildings. The place is not too big, so I assume a getaway from 2-3 days is enough. If you plan to stay longer, I suggest you move to another resort after those days, so you see different things. The food is simply said: amazing. I have been living in the Philippines for almost a year now and always been disappointed with the food. Not in this resort! It starts with an amazing intercontinal breakfast buffet (from Croissants to Korean/Japanese soup, from kanelbule to rice). In the evening you can choose between various places and there is always a buffet with a theme. Everyday day another theme with a band/singer. Since it's a resort, the prices are above avarage (compared to the city), but still very acceptable compared to back home. I read somewhere that you should not stay on this island and that all places are like fortresses! Well, if that is so, then lock me up in those fortresses forever :)

    Reviewed November 09, 2009

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Imelda from Philippines
    Family with teens
    Suite
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2015

    Magnificent stay at Bluewater Maribago Beach Resor”

    The ambiance, the service and the place itself

    We had our honeymoon at Bluewater Maribago on March 3, 1996. We just returned to show our kids how beautiful Maribago is. I can say that the way their treat their clients improved a lot. The staff are approachable and knowledgeable about the need of the customers. How I wish the rate could be lower next time. We are still planning to return in Cebu and stay again at Maribago

    Reviewed August 29, 2015

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Jennifer from Philippines
    Couple
    Suite
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2012

    Great breakfast buffet.”

    A lot of pools to choose from

    I enjoyed my stay at Maribago. we stayed at the amuma suite.The resort is huge and well maintained. There's a lot of staff to attend to your needs. I loved their breakfast buffet and lunch buffet. Its quite pricey though so it might be a good idea to eat out! Grocery shop outside for water and nibbles as the resorts' food is quite pricey. We did parasailing and jetski and enjoyed that very much. Island hopping is a must do here. I am not so sure about swimming in their beach as its not that inviting. You want to go to bantayan island if you want nice clean beaches. The only thing i did not like was that there wasnt any internet in the rooms. You had to pay extra to have internet in your room. Otherwise you have to hang around in their cafes if you want wifi. So i basically hang around in the cafe near the pool. I suggest they put some LAN in the rooms if they dont want wifi. Our tv in our huge room was tiny. A bigger flat screen would have been nice.We basically stayed at the resort while we were here coz it was enjoyable. The gym is good. The big malls are in the main land so if you wanna be nearer to the malls you might want to stay in cebu city and not here in mactan island. I would stay here again.

    Reviewed October 06, 2012

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    Yuen from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Family with teens
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 3 nights in July 2010

    Very nice beach with very friendly staff ”

    Private beach, seafood restaurant, friendly staff, two nice swimming pools, a variety of water sports at okay prices
    Bathroom condition-- water not strong enough, rather expensive spa treatment

    My family enjoyed this stay at Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort so much! It's nothing like what some others said. The private beach is nice and big enough for its guests! The hotel also offers a variety of water sports for guests to take part in at okay prices! This hotel is the best for people who want a relaxing holiday without venturing outside too much.

    Reviewed August 02, 2010

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Dhrupti from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Premier Room
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

    Great location, facilities and good value for money”

    After a slightly disappointing start, we were welcomed by Gene the food and beverages manager who made sure every aspect of our stay was comfortable and memorable. We would definitely stay at Bluewater Maribago next time we visit Cebu/Mactan.

    Reviewed February 28, 2018

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    Kathryn from United Kingdom
    Group
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 6 nights in June 2010

    A paradise retreat in Cebu”

    3 fantastic pools to suit all holiday groups. Extremely attentive service Very extensive choice of food styles over a week Pro active security on the resort and checking people in and out
    Their website did not do the resort justice. More fans in Allegri restaurant...breakfast was very hot. Provide Cebu tourist map as part of arrival package

    My group had a wonderfullly relaxing week at Bluewater resort. We were upgraded on arrival as rooms were available, and despite our very late arrival, were given a comprehensive tour of our rooms etc. The breakfast was exceptional for the price...huge variety and all very fresh. The 3 different pools meant residents were spread out well and the spa pool area where we were was so quiet and relaxing. the staff were pro active about checking our needs and amenable to food delivery to different locations etc. The happy hour at the Oyster bar was very good value. We went into the city each evening and the staff were prompt to find us taxis. My group preferred to go into the restaurants and bars of the the city, but the resort had such a variety of meal themes that it would have been a pleasure to stay there each night should you prefer. I would not hesitate to recommend this resort as a perfect oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of Maktan and Cebu City.

    Reviewed June 14, 2010

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    9.6
    Exceptional
    Riane from Philippines
    Family with young children
    Suite
    Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

    Excellent stay”

    Stayed here for 4d3n with my husband and 11yo daughter. It was a nice vacation for us. Stayed at the Amara Suite which we got for a very discounted price. The area was perfect for us. I think it’s the most quiet area in the resort. One of their pools (there are 3 in all) were just right outside. The room is very spacious and the bathroom was enormous. My daughter enjoyed “swimming” in the tub after swimming all day in the beach and pool. Loved staying in the balcony area at the end of the day. Although it’s quite the farthest area to the beach and the restaurants. (The spa, gym, juice bar where you can order all the food from the other restaurants, lobby, and the front desk were all just within the area.) We actually preferred it cause it was far from the noise and busyness of the whole resort. The pool was also the less crowded compared to the other two. The place i think is perfect especially if you have young kids. They have a lot of kid-friendly activities; they have a kids club where there are daily activities. A pool area specially designed for kids, although all their pools are kid-friendly, Playground and even shark-feeding (tresher shark). Food was also exceptional. Especially from their Italian restaurant and The Cove (seafood). Although if you want more seafood selection at a cheaper price, try going to Lantaw Floating restaurant, a 20minute cab ride. It also has the 10,000 LED roses and a perfect view of the entire Cebu City Island. Staff were also very friendly and helpful. Overall an excellent vacation for us.

    Reviewed May 17, 2019

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    8.3
    Excellent
    Therese from Canada
    Couple
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2013

    Relaxing Getaway”

    Spacious rooms, Great customer service, peaceful environment

    When I was looking at all the possible beach resorts my partner and I could book in Cebu, Maribago was one of the first few options that we looked into. I read a lot of reviews online because I don't live in the country and I trusted that a resort with at least 75% positive feedback would be worth the research. I'm happy to say that Maribago lived up to the hype. The room we initially checked into had an air conditioner that wasn't working properly, and upon contacting the front desk we were told that someone would look into it. We waited about half an hour to have it checked, and within a few minutes they offered us another room. It was convenient and we weren't charged extra. The only thing I can comment about is that the resort is kind of pricey for a student/young couple and I wish we didn't have to pay as much. Overall, my partner and I got the rest and relaxation we wanted out of this trip.

    Reviewed April 14, 2013

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Andreas from Germany
    Couple
    Premier Deluxe
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2014

    Nice hotel”

    Clean facilities, very friendly staff, great breakfast buffet.

    The facilities were very nice, the staff was fantastic and everything was kept up and in good shape. Nice equipment in the gym too. The pools were nice and clean. The grounds were nicely maintained. The beach was clean too. My only gripe is that the water in the ocean was not clean. Unfortunately there was a lot of trash floating around in it. Not the fault of the hotel, just something to be aware of if somebody really wants to swim in the ocean. Mactan Island is just not the best place to be at if you are planning on spending time at the beach. That was not the reason I picked the hotel or location though. I picked this hotel because location was much better than staying in downtown Cebu and because of the closeness to the airport.

    Reviewed September 21, 2014

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Ari from United States
    Couple
    Deluxe (Run of House)
    Stayed 5 nights in July 2010

    good hotel”

    hotel was clean and the beach was really nice
    hotel room can be a little more roomy and brighter

    We had a great time in Cebu. Maribago hotel was a great choice. It had three swimming pools and they were all very nice. We hung out at the beach most of the time and the private beach was big enough and very nice. Hotel was clean and the food was good too. I would stay there when we go to Cebu again. There is a really good restaurant in front of the hotel, Maribago Grill. The price is good and the food is excellent.

    Reviewed August 13, 2010

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    Marie from Philippines
    Group
    Suite
    Stayed 1 night in February 2013

    Peaceful hotel with great service”

    Huge room, relaxing environment in front of swimming pool

    a friend and i stayed at the room and we were so surprised to find that not only was the room huge, but the bathroom was huge as well! i liked the fact that it was an open air bathroom, with nice smooth pebbles on the floor. we were in front of the swimming pool, so that was convenient. maribago bluewater resort is also huge and there's a lot of things to do. the water is clear, but be careful of the sea urchins at the sides of the beachfront. overall, its a great place for relaxation and rejuvenation.

    Reviewed March 07, 2013

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