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Cauayan Island, Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313 Philippines
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Is a luxury resort that embodies the pristine beauty of its natural surroundings and first class personalized services. Escape to a paradise of tranquility and haven of comfort. Indulge yourself in a perfect serene lifestyle vacation. The beach coastline is a welcoming picturesque of clear blue water and a vast stretch of white sand beach that exudes a tropical ambiance. It captivates the true essence of natural beauty with its surroundings of lush greens and wide array of flower blooms. Each villa is designed with spectacular views that redefine coziness and relaxation. Enjoy a dining adventure and savor the taste of our impeccable dishes. Immerse yourself in the different island activities and facilities to make your vacation experience truly memorable.
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Property amenities
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Free airport transportation
Spa
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Poolside bar
Snorkeling
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Lagoon View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
Filipino
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S. Tan wrote a review Jul 2022
12 contributions1 helpful vote
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I had SEPANX yesterday afternoon and felt like crying as my family and i were about to leave this paradise. Spent 4D 3N and it was a lovely, memorable, and fun experience for us - definitely worth it! The staff were all courteous, pleasant, and helpful. The highlight of our trip was the 1 hour sunrise trekking! It's just too bad we did not get to try the sunset trekking because it rained on our last night. SG Modalo was our tour guide took very good care of me and my husband - provided us with water, helmets, gloves, and insect repellant - and even took breathtaking photos of us! Their food and cocktails were both pleasing to the eyes and to the palate, and we were happy that both rooms in our pool villa were supplied with complimentary water and Nespresso daily. Their nurse was also very kind and took less than 5 minutes to reach our room - my son had a tiny scratch and 2 blisters from island hopping - nothing serious but he was well attended to. Over-all it was a very pleasant experience and vacation for us 💗🙏🏝 I highly recommend this 5-star resort!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded 1 week ago
It was a pleasure serving you and your family. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We really work hard to meet the expectations of our guests, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Once again, thank you so much. We hope to see you again soon!
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Greta B wrote a review Jul 2022
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Came here with my family of 13. Not only was the resort breathtakingly beautiful and the accommodations first-class, the staff crafted an amazingly custom experience for us. The small touches delighted us day after day. We also loved the small size of this resort. Everything was intimate. Can’t say enough about the activities the staff organized for us, the food they served, and the beauty of this location. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded 2 Jul 2022
Thank you for the great review! We’re so happy your visit went smoothly and that our staff were able to make your stay memorable one. We really appreciate you taking time to share your feedback. Looking forward to your next visit.
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Allison Walter wrote a review Jun 2022
14 contributions3 helpful votes
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I have been lucky to travel to many places, and El Nido, and specifically Cauayan Island, may be the most beautiful place I have ever been - ever. I told my partner that I think I had the best day of my life so far here!! The resort is stunning. The service, food, and experiences are incredible. Our Lagoon villa far exceeded our expectations. Honestly, the pictures on the website just don’t do the resort justice. The whole place is so well maintained by the staff. 10/10 The majority of the tourists stay on the main island and travel out this way island-hopping on busy excursions during the day… staying here, you are already out there! The boat ride to the resort from the airport is amazing in itself. We felt basically alone most the of the trip… the hotel was quiet and peaceful. We swam in the back cove for hours and didn’t see a single other person the whole afternoon! So much privacy! Everyone we encountered made us feel so well taken care of, especially Jelwin, Mercy, and Claire. Beverly and Sherry at the Spa gave us the best spa treatment of my life. By the way, while you get massaged you look through a glass floor into the ocean…we saw fish, eels, and a small shark during out spa evening! It was MAGICAL. Don’t bother booking anywhere else - you will not regret visiting here!! We will be back one day!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 27 Jun 2022
Thank you for the overwhelming review! We strive hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re delighted to hear we hit the mark for you. We can’t wait to have you back.
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Alffy Guido wrote a review Jun 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
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First of all, the resort itself is really nice. I really like the island vibe architecture of the villas. Second, Staff were excellent. They are Friendly, Alert to the needs of the guests, responsive to your inquiry. We have Jaypee who assisted us on the boat transfers, our tour guide for island hopping, Joey and Claire at the bar, daniel, michelle, Jacob, and the rest of the servers at the restaurant were excellent. The only thing that needs improvement are the food. It’s expensive (totally understandable) and I do get it and I don’t mind paying it because first, again the staff were really great and we are in the island away from the mainland. For example, Lechon kawali, it is Php800 and when it was served to us it looks like you bought something at a carinderia. A good plating will make a difference and make the food appetizing, A little upgrade on the gym will be good as well. Please check your treadmill because I think it’s not safe to use it. I am a runner and the moment I started using it, I immediately stop. There is no rush on this because I know everyone is still recovering from the loss of income for the last 2 yrs due to pandemic. Overall, Will I still comeback? A big YES!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded 19 Jun 2022
We’d like to thank you for taking the time to write this review. All feedback is highly appreciated, as it enables us here at Cauayan Island Resort to strive to do better. We hope to see you again soon!
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Jean O wrote a review Jun 2022
Palawan Island, Philippines51 contributions10 helpful votes
I invited my fiancee to Cauayan hotel for her birthday… We were far from imagining that we were going to enter the absolute dream Everything is perfect: an idyllic setting. It is rare to have so much beauty in a single site. We are invaded by well-being. Time has stopped at Cauayan resort. kindness and professionalism of people amplifies our happiness to be there. The rooms are a marvel of decoration: What talent! In the middle of the villas on the beach, a waterfall and a lake. The restaurant and the bar are unique and with the dishes accompanied by subtle wines we get drunk in the gastro. We had a rare experience on the planet. THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 17 Jun 2022
Wow, we 're blown away on your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review. We agree, it is indeed a Paradise. We’re happy you had a fantastic time with us and we look forward to your next visit.
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Fairy June L wrote a review Jun 2022
El Nido, Philippines13 contributions64 helpful votes
we've been to a lot of hotels but this one? IT CAPTURED OUR HEARTS.. the view, the place, the people... the view is incomparable, the place is PARADISE!! the staff are so great, so hospitable and so accommodating..we will definitely come back and visit this beautiful paradise..
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 17 Jun 2022
Thank for you for taking the time to leave us a perfect rating FairyJunel! We’re glad to hear that our staff were able to make your stay with us a memorable one and that you enjoyed everything about Cauayan Island Resort. We will continue to provide the luxury service for our guests and we’re looking forward to your next visit.
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Johanne H wrote a review Jun 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I had the pleasure of staying at the best resort I have ever stayed in. We were there for 3 nights and it was worth it. The resort is very well managed and maintained and would definitely come back and refer everyone to visit this place. The staff were the best, the place was the best too, I never thought you could have everything all in one but I guess you can in Cauayan. JB our pick up and drop off person to and from the airport was one of the nicest human being. We did the one of the tours with the resort and OMG, we got the a VIP treatment from the music on the boat, food served (fresh) and the snorkelling tricks and shows done by Jeremiah and David (I think). The restaurant servers were also great, especially Mercy, her customer service is great, not only does she have the knowledge but she has the heart of someone who cares for customer satisfaction. We saw the owner of the resort, who seemed very down to earth. I believe that the staff are the best they can be because of its owner, so thank you. The only area where we felt has room for improvement is the food. The food was great and all but there is a bit of room for improvement. The staff – no room for improvement because they are simply just the best. So to the owner of the Cauayan Resort and its beautiful and warm hearted staff, we thank you for the memorable 3 nights we had. We were only in the Philippines for 12 days and did not regret staying at your resort for all those 3 nights. Oh lastly, the massage area was too beautiful, you can see fish and baby shark swimming while we were having our massages…. OMG such a beautiful experience. Thanks again, Christlane & Mannu
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded 14 Jun 2022
Hi Christlane and Mannu! We’re happy you had a fantastic time with us! Your feedback means the world to us. We will continue to provide the luxury service for our guests. And we hope you’ll come and visit us again soon!
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Hans A wrote a review Jun 2022
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution2 helpful votes
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The resort was absolutely amazing! From the facility and to the exceptional staff everything was perfect. I highly recommend doing an island tour and scuba diving session with their amazing crew of divers and guides. S/o to Jeremia and Master diver Norrien! They we’re absolutely friendly and made our diving experience soo much fun. For your food cravings I highly recommend going to eat at Cauayan restaurant with Boss Daniel and his exceptional hospitality. He made everything seamless and he is very efficient and attentive to our needs. Lastly, I would like to give a huge S/o to boss JB for welcoming us and showing us that world famous Filipino hospitality. Definitely coming back here in the future!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Recommend doing a scuba diving session and watch the sunrise if you can
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Response from Cauayan Management, General Manager at Cauayan Island Resort
Responded 9 Jun 2022
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for having spoken so highly about our activities, food, Mr. Daniel and Mr. JB. We are extremely grateful you chose us as your accommodation here in El Nido. We look forward to welcoming you back to the island soon and taking care of your every need throughout the way. Continue to stay safe, Cauayan Management
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Matthew L wrote a review Jun 2022
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Cauayan Resort is one of the most private and beautiful resorts in El Nido. Not only do they have an amazing island (including their beach) but they have the best service in town! Their island hopping tours feel like private tours which add to their quality as a resort. Rooms are well decorated and clean, doesn’t feel old. They have protected healthy coral reefs surrounding the island allowing magnificent sea creatures such as turtles and sharks to show up to their beach/shore! People should do the massage service as the view from the massage table is the water :) Again, best service in town! Would definitely go back!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Book the island hopping tours and the massage - worth it!
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Responded 9 Jun 2022
Dear Mr. Mathew, We pride on our service, thank you so much for having taken the time to write about our staff in your review. We have designed our island hopping to extenuate everything El Nido's turquoise waters have to offer, we are so very happy you enjoyed it and availed it during your stay Sir. Thank you for having chosen us as your resort in El Nido, we look forward to providing you with a warm welcome to the island again very soon! All the best, Cauayan Management
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Nai R wrote a review Jun 2022
16 contributions19 helpful votes
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From the moment we were met by JV until the time we got off the van on our way back to the airport, the Cauayan Island Resort experience didn’t disappoint. The beach is super clean with calm waters. We saw (friendly) baby sharks, octopus, different kinds of fishes, crablets, colorful birds, etc which made our stay even more memorable. The food and drinks were really good! I would highly recommend staying at the water villa! The staff were very helpful and always accommodating. Shoutout to JV, Junamer, Joey, Daniel, Salil and special shoutout to Norien who took super nice photos of us and also took really good care of us during our sunset and sunrise treks. They even surprised us with a heartwarming room setup for our anniversary. The only regret was not staying longer. I’ve been to a lot of different places around the world but this one is definitely the best if not one of the best! We will see you again soon! That’s for sure 🙂
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Book your tours with them!
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Response from Cauayan Management, General Manager at Cauayan Island Resort
Responded 9 Jun 2022
Dear Valued Guest, We are extremely happy you were able to see many different creatures that have considered Cauayan as their home for many years now. We believe it truly adds to the experience. Our Water Villas are truly one of a kind! Thank you for having taken the time to speak about our staff, they are glowing from the review! We hope the next time you visit us you have more celebrations, memories and adventures. Thank you again for having visited us! Cauayan Management
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PRICE RANGE
US$337 - US$506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Cauayan Island Resort and Spa
LOCATION
PhilippinesMimaropaPalawan ProvincePalawan IslandEl Nido
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cauayan Island Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Cauayan Island Resort?
Nearby attractions include Dilumacad Island (7.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cauayan Island Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Cauayan Island Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cauayan Island Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cauayan Island Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Cauayan Island Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Cauayan Island Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Cauayan Island Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Cauayan Island Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cauayan Island Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Cauayan Island Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.