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Magic Island Dive Resort

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We lead a group of 14 divers and 4 snorkellers to stay at Magic Island and they catered for us in every way. Nothing was too hard for them as they provided their boats for all of us as we dived the area every day....More

Thank Jetty D
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We had 8 nights there as a base to dive Moalboal and do the Oslob Whaleshark day trip following a week on a Liveaboard out on Tubbataha. If you are a diver looking to do the ‘macro stuff’ at Moalboal you need to seriously consider...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This resort has been extremely well thought out and managed. The size and layout mean that you barely need to walk more than a minute or two, to get to the bar, dive centre or restaurant. The staff treat you like friends, yet at the...More

Thank Mark H
Response from MagicIslandTeam, Manager at Magic Island Dive ResortResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for taking your time to write your review. We are all happy you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to see you again some day. Still try to find out the exact species of the snakes at Goby Point. The Back Out Dive...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Magic Island Dive Resort is a remarkable boutique dive resort that more than met our preference for a dive resort that provides an incredible experience catering to individual or small group desires. The place is immaculately cared for with a well-trained staff and an engaged...More

Thank 2RDivers
Response from MagicIslandTeam, Manager at Magic Island Dive ResortResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review and feed back. We are all very pleased you enjoyed tour stay here at Magic Island. Yes the road trip from Cebu is defiantly not the best part of the the journey to get here. We are hope full in...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

we had 6 nights at magic island again for our second visit we had chalet number 1 my favorite. Breakfast and dinner are served at a big table for all guests weather permitting on the terrace in our 6 night stay we only ate indoors...More

Thank mantabrother2
Response from MagicIslandTeam, Manager at Magic Island Dive ResortResponded 24 March 2018

Thanks for the great review I will pass it on to the rest of the staff here at Magic Island. We are all very happy you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to your return.

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US$93 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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31 May 2018|
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Response from mantabrother2 | Reviewed this property |
not too far but a taxi or motorcycle taxi needed one of the girls that works there her father has a motorcycle taxi that is good to take you out not sure about evenings though probably have to book a car very narrow road... More
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Hannah M
27 April 2018|
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Response from Frank J | Reviewed this property |
We had a 10 dive package, but I have a quote for a single shore/boat dive of PHP 2,750 which equates to about £40. Obviously, the more dives in you package, the cheaper it becomes. If you have to hire equipment, that is an... More
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nOntario
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately there isn't a beach.
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"Rooms nearer the ocean are subject to some early morning boat traffic noise"
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"Spend the extra money and get bungalow #1 closest to the water."
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"i love chalet number 1 as its looking down over the sea wall"
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"From individual bungalows with an ocean view to beautiful rooms with pool view -- all air-conditioned and..."
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