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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Exclusivity and serenity at their finest definition. Exquisite food - fine dining restaurant, Opus, is totally unforgettable. Superb 24/7 hospitality. Except that pool floors need to be repaired and bed linens would have been at least a thousand thread-count. Overall, it was a very good experience!

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Thank Faye N
Bantayan Island, Philippines
Reviewed 6 June 2016

In comparison to Bluewater Maribago or J-Park, for example - a MUCH quieter hotel with spectacular plants & greenery. We visited twice for 1-night - heading to Moalboal & back - staying in their 2-bedroom Pool Villa. The kids loved the pool, a great size for a private villa. The bedrooms are spacious & the shower & Jacuzzi tub the...

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2Thank 881Julia
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 13 April 2015

In short. Rooms - new and lovely. some nice touches with flowers etc.lots of mosquitos Pool area - also lovely and well designed. Maybe not so much if the place is full Beach - nice although sand is clearly shipped in from elsewhere Food - really quite poor. The website promised a buffet breakfast. We were told they only do...

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10Thank Karen L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Excellent location, a wonderful drive to the south of Cebu! But...the resort is in need of a MAJOR update! This is resort happens to be around 20+ years old (or more) and it is as if nothing has been changed. Locks to the rooms are key type, which is a rare find nowadays. The outdoor restaurant doesn't look very pleasing,...

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3Thank kmgk
Las Vegas
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Very beautiful resort. Friendly and very-attentive staff. Loved the experience. Only downside, it's a bit pricey. Other than that, I loved my stay here.

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Thank Y N
London/Cebu/Hong Kong
Reviewed 2 February 2010

Pulchra is half owned by a Japanese person and you can tell, compared to 90% of the resorts in Cebu its great, unfortunately to get anything close to 3/4 stars you have to really pay for it, its odd, everything else in Cebu/Visayas region is dirt cheap but almost anything classed as high end is really overpriced for what it...

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6Thank AHuskyLondon
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 January 2009

We moved here after being at Las Flores - which we highly disliked (for some reason ranked #1 on trip advisor for Cebu). We had to book a pool villa since that was the only room available - which was fine - I have always wanted to stay in one and this was the perfect excuse. I was pleasantly surprised...

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5Thank singmaster
London
Reviewed 8 August 2008

Pulchra looks lovely. Set apart from the grinding poverty of Cebu and the Philippines in general, with a landscaped piece of beach and small lagoon, you can glance over the retaining wall on one side to see what the beach would look like without this - a bit squalid. The hotel itself is reasonably new and the villa we stayed...

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6Thank Nick127
Japan
Reviewed 5 March 2007

The Pulchra is a great getaway resort in a honeymoon type setting. Its ideal for couples and potentially families. There are only 37 rooms in total. I recommend spending more and getting a villa with a private pool. I was impressed by the number of activities and restaurants they have considering the small number of rooms. The food is fair...

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4Thank traveler77Japan
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2006

Outstanding resort of 40 villas with private pools. Lovely landscaping. Even a full capacity, the resort seems very quiet and relaxing. Most people stay in their villas, so bars and restaurants are usually quiet. Beach was disappointing. Sand is sharp, water is rocky and murky, but our private pool/waterfall was so nice we soon forgot about the beach. Food was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pulchra is a description of itself, for it means "beautiful" in Latin. Clear blue sky and turquoise sea water, bright and breezy atmosphere, and colorful tropical gardens; the space, privacy and relaxed ambiance in Pulchra is like no other. The landscape, Villas, and facilities were designed keeping in mind the balance of nature. The restaurants offer a great variety of healthy and tasty menu that will surely delight your dining experience. Activities also vary from marine, land, wellness and for kids as well, that you'll never ran out of things to do. But most of all, what sets us apart from all the others is the kind of service that we render to our guests, one that is from the heart; the kind of service that will always want you to come back to Pulchra. Discover a private paradise and unparalleled luxury. Create an unforgettable journey. Discover Pulchra. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pulchra

Address: Barrio San Isidro | San Fernando, 6018, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island
Price Range: €337 - €587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pulchra 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Pulchra Resort Cebu
Pulchra Hotel Cebu
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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Cebu Island
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Cebu Island
#16 Luxury Hotel in Cebu Island
#27 Spa Hotel in Cebu Island
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