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Magic Island Dive Resort

Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines

Magic Island is located amongst a lush green landscape on the quiet southern coast of the Moalboal Peninsula and has access to some of the best dive sites in the area, together with the resorts own fabulous house reef, where amongst the array of marine life, you can spot the elusive Mandarin Fish, giant green turtles, frogfish and Pygmy Seahorses. Whalesharks visit the waters of Moalboal year-round and thresher sharks can also be seen hunting the huge schools of sardines that reside at Panagsama Wall.

With only 10 bungalows, each with a private balcony, offering spectacular views of the pool or ocean, Magic Island is a welcoming and intimate resort with modern facilities, comfortable accommodation, excellent restaurant, friendly bar, relaxing spa and exceptional diving.

Getting there
Cebu is easily reached with one stop from the UK and takes around 16 hours. The most straightforward routing tends to be via Hong Kong, Singapore or Manila with just short transits in each. Magic Island Dive Resort is reached via a 3 hour drive from Cebu airport.

Guide price: 7nts / 5 days diving from £998pp*
Includes: Return transfers from Cebu airport to resort, 7nts B&B accommodation in a twin/double share Superior Deluxe Room and 10 dives package with tanks and weights on air.
Excludes: International airfare, Nitrox, equipment hire, courses and gratuities.

*Price shown is for guide purposes only and is based on low season travel and for twin share accommodation. Any length of stay is possible, please contact us for a confirmed cost based on your preferred duration and time of travel.

Quick Guide: Magic Island

  • Location: Moalboal, west coast of Cebu island
    Transfer: 3.5 hours by vehicle from Cebu Airport
    No. of rooms: 10 en-suite deluxe bungalows
    Meal Plans: Bed & Breakfast, Half Board, Full Board


Get some rest
Magic Resort has 10 comfortable bungalows, each with en-suite, air-conditioning, mini bar, bathroom and pool towels, unlimited free mineral water and private balcony with lounger chairs. Rooms can be set up with either a queen-sized double or twin beds.

All rooms are superior deluxe and can be set up with either a queen size bed or twin beds. In five of them a 3rd bed can be added, if needed. All bungalows are standard equipped with Aircon & ceiling fan, Private bathroom with hot shower, Soap, shampoo & hair dryer, Safety deposit box, Mini bar, Pool & bathroom towels, Unlimited free mineral water, Private balcony with lounge chairs.


Enjoy your stay
The resort has a sociable restaurant that serves delicious European, Philippine and vegetarian cuisine. All the tables are linked together, allowing everyone to sit and talk about all the amazing underwater creatures they saw that day. With an open view kitchen, you can see the chefs busy at work, preparing all of your delicious western or traditional meals in a modern, clean and hygienic workplace.

The bar overlooks the ocean and serves a huge variety of drinks including cocktails and mocktails.

Other facilities at the resort include a swimming pool with loungers, a small massage and spa treatment area, library and two terraces with comfortable seating to relax after a days diving.


Go diving
The stunning house reef is accessible day or night and allows for easy access from the well-equipped dive centre. Guests can walk in for an early morning dive or finish the day spotting critters on a night dive or by trying the mesmerising black water or Fluoro diving.

The resort is also in close proximity to some of the best diving in the area, including Pescador Island, famous for the sardine bait balls, with well over a million sardines making up the school, and of course, the predators that swoop in to feed on them. Another highlight is the whalesharks who visit the area due to the water being very rich in plankton.

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Great Escapes Diving Holidays Ltd

Combs Tannery
Tannery Road
IP14 2EN
United Kingdom

Office hours: Mondays to Fridays, 9am - 5pm
Tel: 01449 535010

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