Moalboal Hotels

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Asian Belgian Dive Resort: It has a private beach with watersports

We haven't arrange everything in advance, the last few days of our trip we decided to spend on the beach before going back home. I don't want to spend my last days in Cebu Island, as it will be crowded and more expensive than this. And besides, I want a place where I can do some activity, If I get bored I can jump to the water and snorkel and Moalboal is an ideal place I am looking for

This is not our first time of staying here, If I'm coming home to Cebu is my ideal place to spend the last day. The owner of this resort is Belgian married to Filipina, but he immigrated to Cebu for a long time now, before he get married to his Filipina wife. He hardly speak Flemish and he now speak Cebuano which was funny accent speaking my language.

He told us at first, his resorts doesn't run like as it was now. He has difficulty filling up his rooms, but since he join the booking sites, his business were more and more known to tourist. He even expanded the resort area because a shortage of room. He sometimes refusing many of visitors due to fully booked. Himself give a dive lesson, he work with people and own a boat for diving to Pescador island. A diving lesson for the beginner he prefer to give himself, sometimes he's going with his people to Pescador island

We have a rooms inside the complex, and they also have bungalows are all in different price. They have family room as well, during our stay they have an Canadian family with two kids staying in one of the bungalow. Breakfast is not include the room price, but there were choices from the card for not expensive price. It is a family business, people works in the kitchen are his in-laws

There are facilities in the resort, if one like to have a peaceful day and just get lazy, there were hanging mat in front of the beach, if you have enough with it, there is a billiard or ask for karaoke, he's wife is a good singer. No need to go far for restaurants, we didn't bother going out for dinner. We dine with them everyday, they have different kinds of dish in the menu card.

During evening time if sitting outside the resorts when its dark especially in the restaurant, there will be plenty of mosquitoes and can be very annoying, is not harmful though but better to have mosquito repellent with you.

Snorkeling and diving you can do both. Diving in front of the resort is quite good, the owner will go with you if you like for dive lesson, they are complete with diving equipment. No need to bring your own

The owner is also good to give you information of what to do in the neighborhood. They can even organized tour to Oslob if you request. The owner is very helpful and very concerned. He want his guest comfortable and feel home in his resort, he make time to chat with you. When low tide, take the stair down in front of the hotel and walk to the seaside, from here to Panagsama beach. Is just a marvelous place to stay in Moalboal

The resorts is on the sea edge. Our room with sea view and balcony

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Beaches, Diving and Snorkeling
  • Written February 21, 2015
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The resort

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Basdaku: Basdaku

There are two main destinations here - Basdaku and Pinagsama. I personally prefer basdaku as this has a km long white sand beach. Pinagsama is mainly the closest jump off to Pescador Island has very few small pockets of white sand.

You will find most hotels in Basdaku such as Club Serena, Delgado's, Barefoot and many more.

Most locals and foreigners frequent here.

White beach

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Beaches
  • Written May 28, 2013

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  • Reviews: 1274

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stefanets resort: beautiful small resort near whitre beach

beautiful location, very quiet, beautiful furniture, private beach

good cooking facilitries
but no restaurant at the resort

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Beaches, Eco-Tourism, Diving and Snorkeling
  • Written April 9, 2013
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  • Reviews: 1

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Hale Manna: Lovely resort in White Beach

Stay was really amazing. Breakdown of what's special:
- Accomodation: Rooms are large and comfy, with en-suite shower and toilet (all tastefully decorated). Most rooms come with a balcony overlooking the garden. The resort itself is setup with a very homey atmosphere and very beautifully decorated. The common living and dining areas are well furnished with cozy sofas.
- Area around resort: Large garden with many hammocks - perfect for the relaxed beachside holiday
- Beach: Not very large, however, main beach area is 5 mins walk away. The reef can be accesses using the kayaks/raft from the resort. The reef is very nice for snorkelling.
- Food: Very tasty! =)
Overall, would definitely recommend the place for anyone looking for a relaxing stay on the beach.

The gardens, the reef (5 mins swim/kayak/raft ride away) and food are splendid. The grounds also has a mini golf area. Becky is a really warm and friendly host.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Related to: Eco-Tourism, Diving and Snorkeling, Family Travel
  • Written April 25, 2011

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  • Reviews: 20

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Moalboal backpacker lodge: A good Backpackers

One of the few proper backpacker places in the Philippines ran by a friendly and very helpful German. Slept in the big dorm room upstairs and it was OK. Only complaint was the showers were freezing cold........
As you come from Moalboal proper you turn left and its about 150 yards down the road on your left past the basketball area between several dive shops.

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Budget Travel
  • Written September 25, 2009
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This was near the entrance

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  • Reviews: 5

4 out of 5 starsUser Rating

Clarita's Cottage and Resort: Clarita's Cottage and Resort

The Cottage is located in the snorkeling/diving part of Moalboal but it has a patch of sand which is filled with water during high tide.

Each unit (at Php 1800.00) is furnished with two beds, aircon, closet, table for four, toilet and bath, and veranda with lounge chairs. You may haggle with the caretaker for extra beddings. At most, the room can accommodate 10 people

Seafood restaurant abound the place but their food costs ridiculously high. Clarita's allows cooking and the wet market is only a ride away.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Budget Travel, Family Travel
  • Written January 4, 2007
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Ravenala: Best Resort in Moalboal - Home Away from Home

Ravenala is unique, its attractive bungalows that house the rooms, and the restaurant/common area were designed and built by the owners, the Schaaps (Eddie has been involved in many projects in Europe including more recently [200?] the Motorola headquarter in Germany); tropical foliage enhance the grounds (landscaping by the owners), everything is well thought out—Teresita and Eddie have been in the resort and hotel business for many years. Staff are friendly and helpful, they went out of their way to make sure my grandfather was comfortable, and that there was a variety of food that I could eat (I am vegetarian and neglected to inform them in advance). It really is a home away from home.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Diving and Snorkeling, Water Sports, Beaches
  • Written May 6, 2006
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  • Reviews: 108

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Quo vadis Resort: Basic but nice

The Quo Vadis resort is situated a bit outside the village of Moalboal. There are some basic (but clean) and some A/C front-row bungalows.

Breakfast was taken at the resort's bar with a view of the beautiful sea. Breakfast was very good with a fresh Mango shake, toast with eggs, ham, tomatos to name a few.

There's not a real beach since a hurricane took away all the sand but the resort has a nice grass area with sunbed where you can work on your suntan. Furthermore, there's a pool and a restaurant.

The resort also has its own diving base.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Diving and Snorkeling, Hiking and Walking
  • Written March 19, 2005
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Quo Vadis Resort

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  • Reviews: 35

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Sunshine Pensionhouse: Guesthouse with good Swiss cheese

Nice place with cottages (double) at 400 PHP. It's owned by a Swiss guy and run by a couple of Philippine girls (Madeleine and Flor - Say "Hi!").
There's a restaurant and a nice garden with a fairly big swimming pool.

I'd been travelling for a long time and suddenly - in this remote corner of the world - I could get really good Swiss cheese! Yummy!!

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Backpacking, Budget Travel, Diving and Snorkeling
  • Written May 29, 2003
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My "home" in Moalboal

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