Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort

San Jacinto, Ticao Island, San Jacinto, San Jacinto, Philippines, 5417 - See map
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Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort

"The place was very quiet which was perfect for relaxation."

Jesus - December 31, 2018

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8.2

Excellent

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Excellent location
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Exceptional comfort
10.0 room quality and comfort
Exceptional service
9.4 rating for service
Excellent cleanliness
8.6 rating for cleanliness
Excellent facilities on premise
8.6 facilities on premise

So peaceful and quiet, all you can hear are the waves, the wind brushing off the trees, and the birds tweeting.

John | March 19, 2019

Nice resort, friendly staffs, good foods and the reception deco is so beautiful.

baltazar | February 2, 2020

The staff, particularly Scarlet and Gemma, were very accommodating.

Jesus | December 31, 2018

The staff are well trained and are approachable, happy people.

FLORA | July 24, 2019

My son and I enjoyed snorkeling right in front of the resort.

Jesus | December 31, 2018

We enjoyed our stay in this boutique hotel worth every penny.

Kurt | September 27, 2019

  • Airport transfer

  • Private beach

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Garden

  • Horseback riding

Value for money8.1
Location rating8.2

Rooms available at Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort

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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Beach view
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Beach view
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Beach view
  • 1 double bed and 1 king bed
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Premier
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort?

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. 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.

    What is the smoking policy at Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort?

    Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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    What people love about Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort

    • 9.6
      Exceptional
      "Nice boutique hotel with excellent service."

      baltazar | February 5, 2020

    • 8.4
      Excellent
      "Decoration and facilities are excellent."

      Ingrid | February 27, 2018

    • 8.8
      Excellent
      "SOOOO Relaxing and the food is good."

      Sheryl | February 26, 2020

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    Overall rating:
    8.6
    Excellent
    29 reviews
    Cleanliness
    8.6
    Facilities
    8.6
    Location
    8.2
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    What travelers say they love:
    PROS: The resort is lovely with a stunning infinity pool.
    FLORA from Philippines
    Couple
    More about Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort

    More about Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort

    Designed for both business and leisure travel, Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort is ideally situated in Masbate; one of the city's most popular locales. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

    Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Masbate hotel. The hotel provides express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, room service, BBQ facilities, restaurant to ensure our guests the greatest comfort.

    The hotel features 16 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include towels, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk, balcony/terrace. The hotel offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including private beach, diving, massage, horse riding, garden. Whatever your purpose of visit, Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort is an excellent choice for your stay in Masbate.

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    "It felt so amazing having the whole resort all to myself."

    John | March 19, 2019

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    Reviews of Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort from real guests

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    8.6
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    10
    Excellent
    Cleanliness8.6
    Facilities8.6
    Location8.2
    Room comfort and quality10.0
    Service9.4
    Value for money8.1
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    6-7 Good (0)
    <6 Below Expectation (1)
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    Mar - May (6)
    Jun - Aug (2)
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    Dec - Feb (7)
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    8.8
    Excellent
    Jesus from Philippines
    Family with young children
    Junior Suite
    Stayed 1 night in December 2018

    Relaxing and fun...”

    My son and I enjoyed snorkeling right in front of the resort. The staff, particularly Scarlet and Gemma, were very accommodating. The place was very quiet which was perfect for relaxation. The food was so good! We got a bonus when the full moon appeared in its majestic view while we were on the beach. Traveling from Masbate City to Altamar was quite a toll though but we will certainly go back!

    Reviewed December 31, 2018
    8.4
    Excellent
    Ingrid from Netherlands
    Group
    Premier
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

    Great facility with lots of potential”

    Decoration and facilities are excellent. Weather however can be bad in low season. Since resort is mainly reachable by water, wind restricts movement. There is no easy connection with Ticao island resort which benefits from diving shop. Please organise all details before you come since there is no wifi on site and mobile reception is poor at best. Also note that all consumables need to be paid in cash. Staff is very friendly but English is limited. Meals need to be ordered in advance and choice is limited when occupancy is low, which makes it less spontaneous. Do not forget to take your own toiletries, only basic soap is provided. Place is beautiful however and no doubt good atmosphere when it is sunny and there are many guests.

    Reviewed February 27, 2018

    Thanks for leaving a review, and mentioning the friendly staff. It is much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon. :-)

    Responded February 28, 2018
    Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort
    9.6
    Exceptional
    Kurt from Philippines
    Couple
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in September 2019

    Worth the price”

    We enjoyed our stay in this boutique hotel worth every penny. Kudos to the manager and waiter (forgot their names hehehe). I think what they need to work on is the transportation from Lagundi port to the resort (to protect the guest from those overpriced habal ride) and of course keep the corals alive.

    Reviewed September 27, 2019
    10.0
    Exceptional
    John from Philippines
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

    I loved my entire stay! ”

    I absolutely enjoyed the entire time I was on this resort. Friendly staff. I felt like I was a king as I was the only guest at the time I was here. It felt so amazing having the whole resort all to myself. Cons, there’s no cellular service, but who cares? You don’t need it when all you wanna have is some relaxation and enjoying the sun. So peaceful and quiet, all you can hear are the waves, the wind brushing off the trees, and the birds tweeting. They even have friendly dogs who are so nice and would always stay outside my room door and go wherever I go. I would definitely come back. Just a suggestion, please have more food choices, especially seafoods since you are in front of the ocean. Five stars! :)

    Reviewed March 19, 2019
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Jen from Philippines
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in June 2018

    Where to stay in Ticao”

    Stayed here for a night to get close to the port from another island. Coming in June, I was the only guest left but the staff still accommodated me in full operations. They were very nice and polite! Rooms are nice and comfortable. Only downside is the unstable electricity. Food is quite expensive but they can accommodate whatever you want. Place as a whole is very relaxing and romantic. Perfect place if you're a couple. I will definitely be back to stay and I highly recommend the place.

    Reviewed June 23, 2018
    4.8
    Jeremie from France
    Couple
    Deluxe
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2019

    What à shame...”

    Let s start by the good points : Wonderful place, the pool is very nice, the staff is smiling and helpful. BUT ....I cannot recommande this hotel for the following reasons : The service is Terrible : the menu is expansive but anyway 70% of the menu is not available ! Like no cocktails because no barman ! And no one able to make cocktails, it miss lot of ingredients so they are not able to satisfy their own menu and they ask you to choose your food 4 hours before diner, and you have to choose the breakfast the day before...If you want an activity as island hoping, the price of the Hotel is 3 times the normal price ! About free breakfast for people who checked in (written on the menu), we had the surprise in the end to learn that it doesn’t t work actually and we have to pay... Room are ok but small, bed also. Absolutely no WiFi in the whole Hotel ! And the worst thing for me is the FAKE review of « customers » on AGODA, I explain : during my stay I did not see any Filipino there except my wife and my mother in law (normal because we can see that this resort is mostly for foreign people), but if you check the review, most part of them are from Filipino customers that ALL rate 10/10 ! And let a comment with a very good almost business English... come on it is not serious ! Again what a shame the place is wonderful but the way they manage this place is terrible...

    Reviewed April 08, 2019
    8.0
    Excellent
    Edna from United Kingdom
    Family with young children
    Deluxe
    Stayed 3 nights in December 2017

    A sunny place on a stormy day”

    The place is beautiful. Thr main house has lovely decor. Very elegant house. The colored cottages are great. Maybe putting up screens on the windows so guest can sleep with fresh air. Please dont allow loud music and videokes. It will destroy the serenity of the place.

    Reviewed January 08, 2018

    Hi! Thank you! The staff here at Ticao Altamar is thrilled to hear such good feedback. Re: loud noises advise, we''ll keep that in mind. ;) We hope to see you again soon!

    Responded February 28, 2018
    Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort
    7.6
    Very good
    Bryan from Philippines
    Business traveler
    Premier
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2018

    Real Paradise”

    The place is awesome and we found real paradise here. The place is relaxing, away from the noisy surroundings like Metro Manila. This place really value for money.. I recommend this place for those who would like to relax and meditate..

    Reviewed November 01, 2018
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Milo from Philippines
    Couple
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in December 2017

    Exceptional”

    Nice place to stay... Relaxation

    Reviewed December 22, 2017

    Thank you! We really appreciate! Hope to see you soon!

    Responded February 28, 2018
    Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort
    8.0
    Excellent
    Ronald from Philippines
    Group
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in May 2016

    good”

    nice place!

    Reviewed May 24, 2016

    Thank you! We really appreciate! Hope to see you soon!

    Responded February 28, 2018
    Ticao Altamar Boutique Resort
    8.8
    Excellent
    Sheryl from Philippines
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in August 2019

    Best Place to RELAX”

    I have enjoyed my 3D2N stay here. SOOOO Relaxing and the food is good. Must visit again soon.

    Reviewed February 26, 2020
    9.6
    Exceptional
    baltazar from France
    Business traveler
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in January 2020

    Nice place, beautiful beach, nice foods”

    The property is located in the most protected beach of ticao island. Rich in marine diversity and Flora and fauna. Nice boutique hotel with excellent service. Worth the visit. Definitely going back again.

    Reviewed February 05, 2020
    9.6
    Exceptional
    baltazar from France
    Business traveler
    Deluxe
    Stayed 1 night in January 2020

    The place is exact meaning of paradise. Though it was secluded but when I arrived all is magical. ”

    Nice resort, friendly staffs, good foods and the reception deco is so beautiful. Im going back to explore more of ticao island. It's a sanctuary for marine diversity. What a lovely experience.

    Reviewed February 02, 2020
    8.4
    Excellent
    FLORA from Philippines
    Couple
    Premier
    Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

    If only it weren't so remote...”

    PROS: The resort is lovely with a stunning infinity pool. The entire resort is a work of art. The beach and the rest of the property is truly private and almost exclusive. The staff are well trained and are approachable, happy people. CONS: The room we stayed in was a bit of an odd use of space. It shared a bathroom with an adjacent room which I believe wasn't indicated in the room's description. The adjacent room however, was part of what we paid for, we were told. That was a bit confusing. Knowing that, it should mean we have more space than needed but it was rather the opposite. The rooms do not have closets or a proper space for luggage. To get to the resort you can only choose between a PHP 500 per way pump boat trip to and from San Jacinto or a 20 minute (from the main road connecting San Jacinto and Monreal) ala motocross ride on hilly farms and vast countryside that costs PHP 300 per way. Would we be going back? BIG YES. It's the best on the island.

    Reviewed July 24, 2019
    8.8
    Excellent
    jerome from France
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2016

    Coin de paradis... (secret paradis)”

    Ressort somptueux situé au milieu de nul part. Chambres correctes, emplacement magique, staff super sympa 😋 . Les transferts depuis les ports de l île au resort via des petits chemins souvent boueux si il a plu depuis peu, sont à eux seuls une expérience à ne pas louper. 2 hic : - pas d internet (même si l endroit ne s y prête pas trop) mais à priori il devrait être installé d ici peu . - le prix ... car en plus de la chambre il faut prévoir les transferts en motorbike , les repas, les activités. Et ça malheureusement on ne l apprend qu en partant !

    Reviewed November 15, 2016
    7.2
    Very good
    Hubert from Spain
    Solo traveler
    Premier
    Stayed 5 nights in February 2019

    Als je een rustige fraaie bestemming zoekt in de Philippijnen, is dit zeker een optie”

    Het resort is alleen per boot bereikbaar, wat heel leuk is. Prachtig strand

    Reviewed February 17, 2019
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Frank from Denmark
    Couple
    Stayed 6 nights in April 2015

    Paridis”

    Belligenhed, mad og service

    Helt fantastisk sted at tage hen, væk fra hverdagens stress og jag. Det gjorde intet der ikke var internet på stedet man kunne bare spørge personallet de ville gøre alt for en. Helt klart et sted jeg ville anbefale andre at tage hen. Forplejningen var helt i top min 3 retter mad til hvert måltid

    Reviewed May 01, 2015
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