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Evolution Diving Resort
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
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“#1 for Malapascua !!”
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Excellent from the word go enquiring about diving/accommodation.

Arranged a private transfer due to time constraints which was smooth; arriving to a warm welcome mid afternoon

Rooms are very clean and everything you need; much more than your standard Dive resort !! Little things such as filtered water, mini bar, air con etc go a long way.

Restaurant attached is super, mainly western dishes but majority are cooked better than back home ! Breakfast was included in my rate and is top notch...again the little things such as he banana & mango fruit salad that comes with all breakfast choices :)

Only negative is cost of the private transfers...if you have time do the taxi/bus then ferry option; saying that it's a private boat and taxi that runs smoothly so maybe worth the price if it's in your budget

Would love to come back !!

Thanks to all the friendly and helpful staff

Stayed March 2017, traveled solo
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Torquay, Australia
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

Magnificent part of the world and as someone who had never dived before, what a great place to learn. Great, friendly staff, our instructor Nick was excellent, facilities were amazing, location spectacular and would recommend to anyone. The Monad Shoal dive with the Threshers is a must!

  • Stayed March 2017, traveled solo
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Spent 6 nights here because I had read that the dive instructors were good. I can confirm that all staff is great, from reception, restaurant and the diving staff. The rooms are simple but clean. The restaurant serves really delicious food. I can highly recommend this place if you want good diving while chilling at a cosy place.

Room Tip: Would choose a fan room as you don't get much extra but an AC for double the price.
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  • Stayed February 2017, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Evolution was all I was expecting and more, I had never dived before and my instructor was really good teaching me the basics. Hotel staff was always making sure I was comfortable and happy. Great food at the restaurant with good prices (comparing it to the prices on other places in the island). Great diving equipment and very qualified instructors. Good organization and logistics to fit all the divers from 0 experience to professional. I would gladly come back for more dives at this place!

Room Tip: Ask for the rooms next to the ocean, so you can wake up with the sound of the morning waves!
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  • Stayed February 2017, traveled solo
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

We went to Evolution as a mixed group of divers and non divers.

The resorts accomodation was well priced and great quality. The restaurant serve some great food and staff botin the restaurant and dive shop were most welcoming and helpful throughout.

For Divers the diving was excellent and the guides were very informative and supportive of divers whose experience was limited.

We would go again in a few years we think. It was a great experience.

  • Stayed October 2016, traveled with friends
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Property: Evolution Diving Resort
Address: Malapascua, 6013, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 14 Specialty Lodging in Malapascua Island
Price range (per night): ₱1,839 - ₱3,877
Hotel Class:3 star — Evolution Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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 
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