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Barangay Limao, Mindanao 4200 Philippines
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#3 of 9 hotels in Samal Island
Property amenities
Free parking
Bar / lounge
24-hour security
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Poolside bar
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Filipino
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Hiiamceejay wrote a review May 2022
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines9 contributions2 helpful votes
Book here because of the good reviews i’ve read but our experience was quiet the opposite. They arrive almost an hour late for the pick up schedule.Not even a phone call to inform us their whereabouts. We decided to cancel our stay and the refund took a month which i paid cash. Very inconsiderate.
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Date of stay: March 2022
Rafael G wrote a review Apr 2022
Davao City, Philippines2 contributions
So sad … I visited this place so many times when his previous owner, Mr. Quincho was still alive … never expected the new management to be so dishonest !! They neither credit my deposit nor refund it after almost two months …
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
CheSabCab wrote a review Mar 2022
Antipolo City, Philippines250 contributions30 helpful votes
My family and I were at Chema's by the Sea last January to celebrate my birthday. We were on a trip to Davao City that time so I decided to go to one of Davao's beach resorts for my special day. Booking was quite easy even though my reservation was last minute. I was able to secure a booking the night before we were supposed to go there. They were responsive via text and email, and I was able to make the payment via online bank transfer. From Acacia Hotel, we took a taxi to the Waterfront Insular Hotel where we were picked up the resort's boat. Boat ride took around 5 mins. If I remember correctly, it was P1,500 per head (day tour) which includes the boat transfer, cottage, towel use, and food. There were four of us so we had P6,000 to spend on food from their menu. Free welcome drinks were also provided. I think that was a cucumber-calamansi concoction. The place, in general, is serene. Luckily, there were only a few people with us during our stay. There were only about 4 groups, ours included. One group even had their golden retrievers with them. :) The beachfront is not that big, so I can imagine it getting crowded during peak season. The staff were friendly and helpful. Food and drinks were okay. Overall, I loved the ambiance of the place. It's the perfect spot if you seek solitude and privacy.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Miya's Hotel wrote a review Jan 2022
2 contributions
I have been visited Chemas by the Sea last November 7 with my family to bond with them . I am very satisfied with their services because most of the staff in their resort are very welcoming and approaching, they really do their job very well because when they serve their customers we can feel very comfortable and feel like our only home. I am very thankful for their services because you would never being disatisfied when you visit Chemas by the Sea.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
JMC wrote a review Aug 2021
1 contribution
Chema's by the Sea has always been known to value their customers' privacy, safety and their deserve to relax. And, with their excellent service, breathtaking location and superb food, they surely is the best place anyone can go to escape. They continuously upgrade their amenities to cater the needs of all their customers. BEACH & POOL: white sand is perfect. You can see that staff cleans the shoreline for any dirt that might have drift unto it. Despite arriving in the resort during the low tide, we make used with the pool (salt water). It almost feels like you were on the shore. We enjoyed the pool that we lost track of the time. They also have a fresh water pool in the upper portion of the resort. FOOD: Just "WOW". The food was super delicious and worth every penny! Alam mo di ka tinipid sa ingredients 👍 Order nga kami ng order. Our favorite was the Clubhouse Sandwich and fries. Unfortunately, their must try Taco was not available, but it is surely something to look forward to in the future. STAFF: All were truly accommodating. Mich, the one who fetched us, was so patient and understanding when we arrived late (but we informed her ahead of time that we would be late due to traffic). Sir Joseph, who was assigned to assist us in our needs, he was so quick to respond to our requests. Sir Camo and Sir Julius, in -charge of the resort, (but i believe different dept) who would check on us from time to time, give us insights about the resort and they unselfishly offered their assistance to us. I could go on and on, but its better that you experience it yourself. 😁 Visit Chemas by the Sea!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Glorie D wrote a review Jul 2021
Mindanao, Philippines3 contributions2 helpful votes
If you artsy and want to upload nice pictures in your social media account, this is the place to be. I and my friends were just on a day tour, but we really enjoyed the place. The pool and beach is very nice. You can walk around while enjoying fresh air and nature. Only problem encountered was the delay in the boat transfer, but definitely something we overlooked upon arriving. The staff were also very nice and accommodating.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Joedomaj wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California36 contributions
Took a short boat ride from the Waterfront Insular Hotel to the beach. The water was clear but cold. There is a swimming pool as an alternative to the sea. The beach area was very clean and good to walk around although it was rather short. Ordered food from the restaurant, very good food. Don't miss the banana fritters!
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Date of stay: February 2020
dee f wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
it was quiet and beautiful place. the room that we booked was nice and clean. it was the great place to swim, snorkel. the place is well maintained. the staff was very accommodating and friendly. the pool and the beach is clean
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Date of stay: October 2019
Herman D wrote a review Dec 2019
Luzon, Philippines165 contributions49 helpful votes
We were not only pleasantly surprised upon arrival but we so loved the place. It was exactly what we wanted. Quiet, quaint, lush with greenery and appropriate # of guests. The room that we booked was more than what we expected, but the only downside is there were insects in the room (we should have asked the staff to "disinfect" it). Their food were delicious, our kids loved it. The price of the meal were as expected from a resort but not too expensive. Their beach is not as wide (only about 2/3 of the width of the property) but it was enough to accommodate all guests. They have day tour guests that fills the place during their business hours but it does not make one feel that the place is full, the location of the rooms make one feel relaxed and the surroundings quiet. The boat ride from waterfront insular hotel was only about 5-10 mins and it was a pleasant ride. We will definitely come back!
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Date of stay: December 2019
Tom2377 wrote a review Dec 2019
Hong Kong, China8 contributions5 helpful votes
Very close resort to Davao, 5min boat drive. Excellent clear water, great reef, corals, lots of Anenomaes, even saw Clownfish! great place to swim, snorkel, float around. Very well kept, beach is cleaned 3 times per day, at least. Don't go on Tuesday, the pool is empty and is being refilled with an annoyingly loud water pump. If not, very quiet. Walk on the beach, just make a 180 every 20m, that's the width of it...don't ask me why it's like this, in Boracay it's everyone sharing the beach. very safe. The Butler service is great, worth the money, 4000 per night and around 1000 for food. don't drink the vine, it's not freshly kept.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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PhilippinesMindanaoDavao del Norte ProvinceSamal Island
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chema's by the Sea
Which popular attractions are close to Chema's by the Sea?
Nearby attractions include D' Bone Collector Museum (6.8 km), Abreeza Mall (5.8 km), and Museo Dabawenyo (7.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Chema's by the Sea?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Chema's by the Sea?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Chema's by the Sea?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Chema's by the Sea?
Conveniently located restaurants include Madayaw Cafe, Bondi&Bourke Davao, and Benjarong Bar and Restaurant Davao.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Chema's by the Sea?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Chema's by the Sea?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Chema's by the Sea?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Japanese Tunnel (11.5 km).
Does Chema's by the Sea have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.