Malapascua Exotic Island Dive and Beach Resort
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Malapascua has become one of the favorite destination for divers and sun worshippers, it is famous for good dive spots and unspoiled sandy beaches. Malapascua Exotic Island Beach Resort, is located diretly at the biggest and nicest beach on Malapascua.
All cottages are local styled and build from natural materials with a large veranda offering a good sea view. Has a 17 well maintained rooms from budget to deluxe with airconditioned, hot water, minibar, and satellite TV.
• Super Deluxe Aircon Room - single, double, twin or triple occupancy
• Deluxe Aircon Room - single, double, twin or triple occupancy
• Aircon Room - single, double, twin or triple occupancy
Exotic are the local diving experts on Malapascua being the first dive resort and Nitrox station on the island. The resort's own in-house PADI 5 Star Gold Palm dive center has a reputation built on excellent personalized dive services. Exotic's experienced crew has been exploring this relatively new and exciting dive area around North Cebu since 1997. Our international staff offers excellent diving education and prime dive excursions. Experience exciting wall diving, admire the beauty of sharks and other big pelagic species. Explore ship wrecks and dive the famous Gato Island with the island's pioneer dive resort. Our crew is committed to giving you an unforgettable, exciting dive holiday. Our dive resort is accredited by the PADI International Resort Association and the Philippine Commission on Sports Scuba Diving
From Sharks to Nudibranch
Malapascua is known as one of the best shark diving locations in the Philippines. Some of the sharks seen here include White Tips, Black Tips, Bamboo, Nurse, Cat, Hammerheads and the magnificent Thresher Shark. Malapascua's Monad Shoal is known as the only place in the world where Threshers can be closely observed on a daily basis. The first encounters with the famous Thresher Shark and study of it's behavior, were carried out by the Exotic staff. Later Film crew's and Dive Magazines from all over the world came to visit our resort just to see this phenomenon. Other large pelagic seen on Monad are Manta rays, devil rays, Hammerhead, etc depending on the season. Also, for macro, Malapascua is world class. A recent guest wrote: "I have been diving all over the world, but this has to be the Nudibranch, Pipefish and Frogfish capital of the world.
|Facilities and Amenities|
• Sea view bar is the ideal place to enjoy a beer or your favorite cocktail and Exotic's restaurant offers you a mouth watering a extensive "ala cart" menu ranging from salads and sandwiches (made with daily freshly baked bread) to Filipino and International specialties.
• Own in-house PADI dive center. The first and most experience on Malapascua.
• Boat service and dive safari's with 3 big and comfortable outrigger boats
• Land transportation and City Tours
• International/Filipino restaurant
• Bar & espresso coffee corner
• Safety deposit box
• Travel service and assistant
• Ticketing agent for SEAir and Ocean Jet on resort
• Internet cafe, telephone / fax service
• Convenience Store
• Laundry service
• Credit card facilities
• Own generators reliable 24 hours electricity (220V/60Hz)
Take a Taxi from your Cebu hotel or Mactan airport to...Northern bus terminal / Reclamation area here you can find the bus company "D ‘Rough Riders " and "Cebu Autobus " from here every hour there is a bus leaving to Maya. First trip ca. 4:00 AM last trip 4:00 PM. If you come with the bus the best time to travel is early in the morning because the temperature is cooler and you are away from the traffic. Be sure you always take the bus with a signboard "Maya Bagay".
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