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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This place has great rooms at great prices. On our first visit we arrived at 9 am after a 5 hour bus ride and the owner checked us right in we didnt have to wait until 2 pm.The food is amazing they have home made bread for all other their meals. The free breakfast is also delicious. My husband and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The owner is very helpful and friendly. When some guests showed up without a booking, he helped them find other accomodation before booking them in the next day! He made sure everyone is well taken care of. Though my booking was screwed up, he apologized and went striaght to finding me another place to stay for 1 night at the...

Thank DianShan
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

We didn't stay in the resort itself as we already had accomodation on Malapascua, but I cannot recommend the dive school highly enough. Great, friendly approachable instructors with the highest regard for safety. I complete my open water course with them and they taught the theory so well I was able to attain 100% on the exam. My other half...

Thank Tigs77uk
Mandaue, Mandaue, Philippines
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Spent Good Friday here in Purple Snapper with 11 other friends and it was EXCELLENT! We arrived in the resort 4 hours ahead of their check-in time (excited much?! hahaha) but they were so kind to provide as a vacant room for our things, for the exception of not using the bed of course. We reserved 3 backpacker rooms 2...

Thank John A
Scherpenheuvel, Brabant, Belgium
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Purple snapper is a magic place, with a social sharm, nice food, cool people who take the time to get to know you personally, clean. And all at a backpackers price ticket. It's 80 m away from the beach and beachbars, close to the local shops and restaurants. Above all this the diving is great! (not so expensive as at...

Thank Annemie C
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We enjoyed every minute of our Malapascua vacation with so much activities such as island hopping, snorkeling, diving and simply hanging out in Purple snapper most of the time and we also made a lot of fun new friends in this place . They have mid size pool at the back, mini bar and table tennis which are perfect to...

Thank kathybala
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Purple snapper was ideal for what we wanted - a backpacker vibe but with a few more comforts. We got an A/C room with hot water. The hot water was intermittent going from cold to scolding and nothing in between, it was easier to just have it cold to be honest so don't expect a nice luxury hot shower but...

1Thank Claramon
Cebu Island, Philippines
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We stayed in Purple Snapper with my 11 other friends and got 3 rooms for reservation. I find the resort very accommodating and comfortable to stay with. The people are easy to going, no curfews, unlimited amenities and unique. Although, we are unlucky enough with my room partners because we had no idea that the room we have selected has...

Thank 310JohnT
Reviewed 20 March 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and i stayed here for 6 days in a room looking on to the pool. The room itself was nice and would be cleaned if requested and there were a couple of loungers by the pool for sunbathing-nice to have the pool as Bounty Beach wasnt as nice as i had hoped, lots of boats. We got breakfast...

1Thank Fionajane23
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We stayed in Purple Snapper spontaneously for 5 days. I really liked the atmosphere - easy and relaxed. The people were very easy going (or we were lucky) - grabbing a beer and chatting all together in the evening, we loved the community feeling in the place. Another thing I really appreciate - the design of the resort - not...

Thank Jurga J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Purple Snapper Dive Resort is emerging as one of the best places to stay in Malapascua. Located 100 meters from Bounty Beach, Malapascua’s primary shore, Purple Snapper Dive Resort offers travelers a good taste of local life and culture while in close proximity to the beach. Being one of Philippines’ top diving destination the resort is a good choice for those hit by the diving bug. We are never too far from many of Malapascua’s dive operators better yet, check out our newly opened dive shop. Stay with us and only be a dive away from seeing Malapascua’s majestic attraction-the thresher sharks. Pick any of our 25 native style rooms and be treated with true Filipino hospitality. Mabuhi! Welcome to paradise! Wecome to Malapascua! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purple Snapper Dive Resort

Address: Bounty Beach, 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: €14 - €55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Purple Snapper Dive Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Purple Snapper Dive Hotel Malapascua Island
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“best views and peaceful place”
 of 5 bubbles mechellg2017, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This dive shop has better prices than the resorts on the front beach and the burgers were excellent too.”
 of 5 bubbles DumagueteReview-com, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“fan rooms have the best value. Dive with them for free or extremely cheap room rates”
 of 5 bubbles kareezac, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Aircon rooms are good value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles 392richardt, 1 May 2014 | Read review
“The best rooms are incredibly cheap so go for them!”
 of 5 bubbles TedJones_44, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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