Buena Vida Resort & SPA is a three-star inn, which is located on the tropical Malapascua Island (the Philippines). It is only in 4 or 5 hours by car and boat from Cebu international airport. Diving is one of the most attractive entertainments here. It is provided by qualified instructors of Sea Explorers dive centre, which works successfully over 15 years in this field.
The easiest way to get to the resort is using of transfer (car/van and boat), provided by the resort. It costs $58 per person for double and $114 for single transfer. Buena Vida Resort & SPA offers comfortable leisure in the marvelous place with fresh tropical greenery, pure azure sea and sandy beach. You have lots of joy during numerous SPA treatments. The resort offers wide list of many kinds of massage (hot stone, Swedish), aromatherapy and body care procedures. You can spend your time doing Yoga or going for water sports (snorkeling, diving, windsurfing and other non-motorized sports). At your disposal are restaurant and bar. Bistro-type restaurant serves different international food. Breakfast buffet, hot and cold non-alcohol drinks are unlimited. Vegetarian menu is represented too. You can taste organic teas, freshes and fruity smoothies. Wi-Fi is free on all territory.
At the shores of Malapascua you can find many amazing dive sites. So diving is the most attractive kind of rest here. Diving is provided by specialist of five-star PADI dive centre – Sea Explorers. The nearest sites are Kemod Shoal (maximum depth of 30 m), Deep Rock (16 m) and Lapuslapus (20 m). They can be reached in 10-20 minutes. Wall and pinnacle diving is available here. At Lapus Pinnacle (22 m), which is 15 minutes far, you will have reef diving. The most popular is Monad Shoal in 30 minutes. On the depth of 28 m you can see thresher sharks. Divers of all levels can dive at Malapascua. Rate ranges from $33 to $38 per dive. It depends on general number (from 1 to 16) of booked dives. All-day-diving package costs $102 per day for 3-8 days. 9 and more day package costs $88 per day. 4 dives are included for each day. Equipment is paid separately.
Buena Vida Resort offers several types of accommodations. Garden rooms are situated in two-storey cottages with terraces. You can book garden rooms with air conditioner or with fan. This type of accommodation is designed for two persons. Each room is equipped with one double or two single beds. There is shower with cold and hot water, necessary toiletries, towels and hair drier, mini bar with tea- and coffee-making facilities and also safety boxes. Free Wi-Fi and electricity are available around-the-clock. It costs $83 to stay here per night. The next type of apartments is represented by family rooms. They are located in single-storey buildings. Each family room is equipped with one double bed or two separate single beds, air conditioner, ceiling fan, safety box, mini bar with coffee and tea, specious bathroom with shower, hair drier and towels. Wi-Fi is free of charge. Electricity is available all the time. Each room has its private terrace. A little extra room for children is offered. One-night rate amounts $83.