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Philippines
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was fortunate enough to stay at this lovely resort for a quick weekend getaway and really enjoyed my stay. As others have pointed out, in addition to the magnificent view, spacious but simplistic rooms and the great food, the true sparkle in this gem of a resort is the staff. Everyone I interacted with was so incredibly nice but...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm traveling around with my new scooter... Moalboal we needed some gasoline... And a small lunch... While we were eating I look in TripAdvisor what places they have here... And we booked it immediately... And we were impressed...! A really warm and familiar welcome, shown us around the whole resort (small, only 15 rooms!)... Tropical garden, birds and a oriental...

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Mactan Island, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many thanks to owner Mike and the dive team of Renee, 'Bev', Steve and Michelle and the whole local crew for a super 3 night stay and a memorable birthday weekend. Nothing was too much effort and the food was great with fun cocktails at happy hour. The resort is very relaxing with the great views and a lovely sea...

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Morgan, utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at the Blue Orchid. The staff are awesome. Meals were great. Diving instruction and professionalism are top tier. This was the first time in all our travels that I actually didnt want to leave at the end of our stay. We just wanted to stay and keep enjoying all the resort had to offer. My wife...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After months of working in the Philippines me and my boyfriend were looking for a nice place to stay and relax...with staying at blue orchid we got more than we expected! The staff -bar,kitchen,management,housekeeping,instructors and dive masters- everyone was super welcoming and made our stay besides the amazing property really special! The house reef is awesome btw and check out...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely incredible! Must try the kinilaw! Staff and everybody staying there are simply just so happy to there that the atmosphere makes u wanna never leave the place! The rooms super big clean and the bathroom is just a relief after all the traveling in Philippines. Will visit again soon and bring the Bfs! Totally recommended !!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I just left Blue Orchid and were sent off by two of the managers (Michele & Steve) with a hug and well wishes. We could not have felt more at home here. The entire staff is incredible and so so so helpful! Don't miss happy hour and enjoying a "Bee's Knees". Most of the guests hang out...

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Thank Coristine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for 3 nights in February 2017. Perfect location, good food, great dive center. But the most intriguing there is the staff. We were welcomed by Renee, part of the management team. She and all the other members of the staff were always at hand if we had questions, always friendly, with a big smile, never tired of our...

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night while in Moalboal with the kids. Place is clean and relaxing. Lots of trees and big mosquitoes so better bring a repellant with you. Doesn't have a shoreline but you can swim during high tide. Wished to have a TV in their rooms though.

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Sundsvall, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only resort who's ever made me feel so welcome in every possible way! Very friendly personel, manager and owner! You can feel that they love what they do, which gives you positive energies and sets you in a great mood! Wether you're out for just relaxing or after adventures, this is the right place for that. We did canyoneering...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our beautiful, private, seaside resort accommodation is tucked away in a secluded corner of Mac Payong, just 30 meters from the 2km White Beach. Just a short drive away from Moalboal and Panagsama, it offers a quiet, idyllic setting for your holiday. The location couldn't get any better for diving as one of the best reefs in the area is directly in front of your ocean view room. The reef is perfect for beginner divers, and also for snorkelers. However the step walls make an exhilarating dive for seasoned advanced divers. The resort's architecture is a blend of Mediterranean and native styles incorporating local stone and thatched roof with white arches and Spanish tiles. Each room has either a large arched doorway or huge glass sliding doors to provide guests with amazing ocean views. Fall asleep after a hard day's dive to the sound of gentle waves and the wind gently blowing through the yucca trees. Office hours: 8am to 8pm Email to arrange airport pickup with a minimum of 24 hour notice. Check -ins are to be arranged in advance if past or before normal office hours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Orchid Resort

Address: White Beach, Moalboal, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Moalboal
Price Range: €67 - €173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blue Orchid Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Some rooms are more recently built and an upper floor may be preferential but all good”
 of 5 bubbles domsharp, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The normal rooms are really beautiful and the view (ocean view) is amazing, but the honey moon suite is outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles 744maikeb, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Family room very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 434paulaor, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Nice rooms compared to other resorts in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles 22amieem, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The cottages on first floor have an awesome view”
 of 5 bubbles SunilRShetty, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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