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Antulang, Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental 6219 Philippines
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#1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Zamboanguita
More than one hundred steps lead down to Kookoo’s nest Eco-lodge, which comprises of six simple, comfortable, native-style bamboo beach cottages and rooms, with a central restaurant. They are set in a pocket of woodland that slopes steeply down to the edge of a small secluded sandy cove, facing the sunset. The buildings have been beautifully constructed by artisans from the village using traditional techniques, from locally sourced bamboo and the leaves of the Nipa-palm. The ladies from the village prepare excellent fresh food for the restaurant and see to guest’s everyday needs, while their husbands tend the herb gardens, carry provisions, and drive the boats. A small dive-shop offers tuition and diving on the beautiful coral reefs that surround the peninsula. Snorkeling gear is available for those who do not dive, and Kayaks can be rented for exploring Tambobo bay, fishing village and remote beaches.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Pool / beach towels
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
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Room features
Private beach
Private balcony
Seating area
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Hidden Gem
Languages Spoken
English, Filipino


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Antulang, Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental 6219 Philippines
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Dumaguete Airport37 kmSee all flights
Dipolog Airport56 kmSee all flights
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Julian P wrote a review Nov 2020
Dauin, Philippines4 contributions
Absolutely awesome...loved every minute of our day/night stop. Nikki and Jamie were amazing hosts. The staff were fantastic and looked after us so well. We did not want to leave and we will definitely return. In summary amazing. Nikki thank you for the coffee cake...Jamie watch out for lemons. Jules x Thanks guys.
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Date of stay: November 2020
Barb H wrote a review Oct 2020
Cape Town, South Africa4 contributions3 helpful votes
In February of this crazy year 2020, I was fortunate to spend two nights at this amazing resort during my brief trip to Philippines. Special thanks to Nikki and Jamie for being such good hosts. I think the collage I made with pics I took will say it all. Really hope to make it back for another visit one of these days.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Thomas H wrote a review Apr 2020
5 contributions
This magic, laid back resort does not lack in anything, provided you like secludedness, excellent food and tranquility. Its hidden on a private beach that is daily cleaned. The owners, Jamie and Nikki, and their charming staff are a fantastic team fulfilling all wishes possible. Food is a major point of attraction here, as it is carefully and freshly prepared. (If full up, plan in some time for the preparation. It is defenitly worth waiting than!) Did I mention the outstanding house reef and the well equipped dive center? The material is excellent and the instructors very professional. Don't miss out a dive here! During the lockdown due to Corona Virus we were the last guests in the resort. The friendly service was delivered till our departure. Everyone was very, very supportive. As you can see on the pictures the Napa huts are simple but have an amazing layout. Far more important: they are sparkling clean and the mattresses (plus topper) are veeeeery comfortable. During out stay Jamie and Nikki started to install new mosquito nets in all rooms. They constructed rectangled frames over the bed so the net doe snot disturb at night. Thanks to the size of the resort things are very individual and creative. It is a very special place, a gem in hospitality that should not be missed out!!!
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Date of stay: March 2020
Phil d wrote a review Feb 2020
Siquijor Island, Philippines88 contributions74 helpful votes
Just to begin ... Yorkshire tea for breakfast. This is enough to give the Nest 5 stars alone. Charming hosts, a really excellent kitchen (I highly recommend the Friday dinner), superb snorkelling, secluded and a gorgeous, rustic cottage. Falling asleep to the sound of waves lapping a few metres from your bed is a truly memorable experience!. Note: there are 100 steps down to the accommodation though there are sherpas to carry your luggage
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Date of stay: February 2020
Peter Molnar wrote a review Feb 2020
Budapest, Hungary67 contributions33 helpful votes
Positive This accommodation is exactly, how you imagine in your dreams. If south Negros is the crown of Philippnes, Kookoo's Nest is the diamond on the crown. Located in a private bay, just six bungalows with an amazing view and conditions. Owners and the staff are extreme kind and helpful, food is amazing, chill out is on maximum level. What else do you need? Oh yes, they have a diveshop as well. So if you'd like too see the underwater world in the bay, or go to the beautiful Apo Island, owners can give a perfect guiding for you. This is your place if you travel to this area!
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Date of stay: January 2020
Sleep Quality
US$33 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PhilippinesVisayasNegros IslandNegros OrientalZamboanguita
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kookoo's Nest
What are some of the property amenities at Kookoo's Nest?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Kookoo's Nest?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Kookoo's Nest?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Does Kookoo's Nest have airport transportation?
Yes, Kookoo's Nest offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Kookoo's Nest?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kookoo's Nest?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Does Kookoo's Nest have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.