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Evolution Diving Resort

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Reviewed April 19, 2016

My friends and I all stayed at Evolution to get our Open Water or Advanced licenses. The diving itself was quite stressful as we didn't have much time to relax and chill before or after and the days were quite full on. However, it was blissful when we got back to the hotel as it was never too busy and...

Thank scldn2hk
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

My family, friends and I planned to go diving in Malapascua and Evolution came up as one of the recommended resorts. I'm glad that we booked here as it did not disappoint. Having to arrange the trip for 9 divers as well as 4 non-divers (3 of which were children) was not as hard as I thought it would be....

1Thank Jimbo B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 15, 2016

We stayed here for a few nights. The hotel arranged a private transfer to and from Cebu city to the hotel which was great.The staff were all friendly and helpful.We had a deluxe room which had plenty of space for us (2 adults and 2 children aged 9 and 12). There were 2 double beds and a single bed. It...

Thank lockettorres
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We did the Open Water course at Evolution and stayed for more dives afterwards. Service is normally quite good (although slow) in the Philippines as people are friendly and generally happy - but at Evolution the service is great! - High quality instructors/dive masters: everyone was really nice and delivered high quality in terms of planning dives and showing all...

Thank Daniel K
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Me and my brother stayed at Evolution's Air Con room for 6 days 5 nights. The room was spacious, neat and included a big balcony. The only downfall of the room is the low water flow rate. The rate is affected heavily whether other rooms were showering at the same time. There is a nice beach in front of Evolution,...

Thank Tommy A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 27, 2016

If you are on Malapascua island for diving - this is the place to stay. Nicely sized rooms with all required facilities, great hotel staff and absolutely great diving. All the divemasters are highly experienced and always help you with your queries, diving equipment in great condition and overall quality of the resort is great. The only one thing we...

1Thank Denis K
Athens, Greece
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Second trip to Malapascua, second time diving with Evolution, first time staying at the resort. Evolution strike the perfect balance of being professional and ecologically aware, while still being enthusiastic and fun Diving- Two big banka boats and a small motorboat Very safe, organised and professional Good equipment (and if not, they always have spares) Amazing dive guides and instructors...

Thank Emmushki
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 23, 2016

We had a deluxe room and we found it to be just that in a no-frills sort of way. There was AC, but we rarely had to use it because the fan was powerful. There was a small refrigerator that stayed on when the key was removed which was nice for emergency charging of phone batteries. The room was extremely...

Thank Kwajrunner
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed March 18, 2016

This place has got to be the best. The diving was great, even if some days the viz wasn't super. My dive guide, Gino, was absolutely fantastic, really knows his stuff, and Carlos a real character, you got to love them both. The captain and his crew couldn't do enough to please you, their pretty special people in my book....

1Thank energy508
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

If you're in for a PADI course or fun Dive, this is the place. The dives was really nice. You got to go at Gato Island. The room was OK. The restaurant was nice and number of choices was perfect. The staff was really kind, funny and chatty. I did my Open Water with Vanessa and it was perfect!

Thank Guillaume M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Evolution is small and friendly owner operated resort that provides everything you could need to enjoy Malapascua's great diving. We have 16 rooms with a choice of AC or Fan, all within a short distance from our golden white sand beach. The resort is home to one of the most highly rated restaurant on the island, where you'll find food for all palates, and a great selection of vegetarian dishes as well. Just let us know what you need to make your trip great and we'll do our best to make it happen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Evolution Diving Resort

Address: Malapascua, 6013, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: ₱1,839 - ₱3,877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Evolution Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms opposite the Craic house are nearer the beach and are by the dive assembly area. Rooms in the set back block are quieter and bigger.”
Sharkyrjp, 5 days ago | Read review
“Fan rooms were quite hot, so maybe AC would be the best option. Shower has hot and cold water!”
291beat, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Our room near the beach had a nice porch to sit on and enjoy the ocean view.”
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635neall, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“Would choose a fan room as you don't get much extra but an AC for double the price.”
StefanA585, Mar 4, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms next to the ocean, so you can wake up with the sound of the morning waves!”
323miguelo, Mar 3, 2017 | Read review
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