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Cauayan Island Resort

Bacuit Bay, Cauayan Island, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313 Philippines
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#7 of 42 hotels in El Nido
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Is a luxury resort that embodies the pristine beauty of its natural surroundings and first class personalised 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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Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Free airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
24-hour security
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
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Michelle M wrote a review Jul 2020
london36 contributions12 helpful votes
We had booked a 4 night stay here in March whilst we were travelling round the Phillipines. This was a treat to ourselves before we headed back home.. When we had reached EL Nido, the world had started to go into lockdown from COVID-19, we were staying near El Nido town for 2 nights and since we were nearing the end of our holiday we thought we would continue as planned. We called Cauayan to ask if it was ok still to come and were told that they had plenty of guests and operating as normal. When we arrived on the island, we found we were one of 3 couples and a small group from Manilla residents who had rented one of bigger houses. More than half the staff had already been sent home, the Spa had been shut, the store was shut that day, all the villas were shut up. The resort was empty running on skeleton staff. We were lured there with false information. We ended up having to leave after 2 nights in order to make it home before the travel ban. We had to repurchase tickets at hugely exorbitant prices. We paid full price as well as a fortune on drinks and food for being here less than 48hrs. I have been trying to get a refund or some compensation since to be told we weren't entitled to anything. We even were taken off the island on a fishing boat they usually use for the staff because they had banned all boats the day we had to leave. Customer service has been shocking. Be warned what you are getting into booking this resort!
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Date of stay: March 2020
4 Helpful votes
Lindsay W wrote a review Mar 2020
Dallas, Oregon30 contributions5 helpful votes
Thank you to all the staff for everything they did to help us get home during the Coronavirus crisis. Our stay was relaxing and very enjoyable even amidst all the stress of our plans changing. We loved the over water sea villas, best massages we ever had at the spa and the island hopping tour through Cauayan Resort was our favorite of all the island hopping we did while in El Nido. Special thank you to Grace for giving us up to date information on airport closures. Let her know we made it home safely! We will be back as soon as possible!!!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
3 Helpful votes
Response from Jeffrey Catanjal, General Manager at Cauayan Island Resort
Responded 25 Mar 2020
Dear Valued Guest, We are extremely happy that you were able to enjoy your stay with us and that you allowed us to help you with changes that needed to be made in order to ensure your trip was a success. We will definitely be informing Grace on your safe arrival at home! We hope to see you again soon, stay safe!
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brandib wrote a review Mar 2020
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho9 contributions1 helpful vote
Wow! This resort was like none other, we felt like we were walking into a movie scene. Incredible grounds and gorgeous facility. We stayed in a lagoon villa and was a stunning room! The staff were above and beyond. Food and drinks were amazing, the chef even made us a Filipino dish that we had asked about and didn’t see on the menu.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Jeffrey Catanjal, General Manager at Cauayan Island Resort
Responded 25 Mar 2020
Dear Valued Guest, We thank you for your review and are happy our chef was able to prepare a special dish for you! We hope to see you again soon on our paradise island!
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saranne wrote a review Mar 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at Cauayan for a second time and it was just as wonderful as the first time. Staff are attentive and the view from the beach front villas is truly beautiful. The food is fabulous. I have to make mention of Let at the spa. One of the best massages I have had in years. It is rare to find a masseuse who listens to her client and has a passion for her craft. Let excels in both. I highly recommend her !
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Jeffrey Catanjal, General Manager at Cauayan Island Resort
Responded 25 Mar 2020
Dear Valued Guest, We are extremely happy you came back to visit our paradise here in the Philippines and further explored the amenities we have to offer, we hope to see you again on our hidden oasis soon!
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Rishiel L wrote a review Mar 2020
Los Angeles, California107 contributions48 helpful votes
Stayed here for my birthday, and stayed 4 nights. Right from arrival, somebody was already waiting for us to take us to the island. Every staff was truly accommodating, not expecting a tip. Breakfast is included, but lunch and dinner is something you have to buy, they also conveniently give you their Whatsapp phone number so that you can text them if you need anything. Wifi works very well, but can be a little spotty at times. The place is truly PARADISE. There are plenty to do on the island. One afternoon, we decided to do one of their hikes and somebody escorted us without hesitation. We also booked a half day private island hopping tour, which is probably a bit overpriced. For the convenience, it was worth it. I went scuba diving and was surprised that nobody else on the island was going the same day, so I got a private dive trip; and El Nido's diving is SPECTACULAR. Norriem, our tour guide and my dive master is great! Everyone that works there is also really sweet. Would definitely suggest, and come back when I can. The food is also really good. I'm surprised at how they nailed PIZZA because Pizza in the Philippines can be hit or miss.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: Stay at the beach front villas
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Jeffrey Catanjal, General Manager at Cauayan Island Resort
Responded 25 Mar 2020
Dear Valued Guest, We are grateful that you decided to spend your birthday at Cauayan island this year! Thank you for your kind review, we hope to welcome you back soon to our paradise!
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US$357 - US$606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Cauayan Island Resort and Spa
PhilippinesMimaropaPalawan ProvincePalawan IslandEl Nido
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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.
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.