El Rio y Mar Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEl Rio y Mar Resort Coron
cant recommend the staff and the experience here enough, spent a wonderful 4 days being pampered
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... are indeed in the threshold of paradise.
After a brief orientation about the place and activities available a staff ushered us to our beachfront room and as we sashay down the corridor she pointed several trees which seems to be covered by big, dark creatures.Yes dangling on the trees are huge fruit bats which according to them are a resident of the island. It is a mystique looking at them
especially when ...
... about the shipwreck. On an unrelated note, how great is the internet?!
At 9am on September 24th, 1944, the US Navy sent 150 planes from Manila to Coron to bomb the 24 Japanese ships that had fled there. Today, you can scuba dive on 18 of the 24 wrecks.
East Tangat was a steam-powered fishing boat that was turned into a gunboat. It also has a very special feature: while most submarines have periscopes ...
... which we put in the water, it was amazing how many fish came to eat it.
Then the final island was Cowrie Island. We took our snorkel gear but it wasn't very clear so didn't see many fish. Rachel ended up playing pool with some locals and the boys played volleyball. I decided to go back to the boat for some shade.
We had an amazing day and as we all got off the boat back at the wharf, Mike realised he had left his mask and snorkel at the bar on the island! The ...
Today we leave for another island here in the Philippines, but first, Jon and I take a morning adventure in the canoe. 2 small islands in the distance are our target, 30 mins there, 30 minutes back, good pace, good ab and arm workout, islands conquered! We pack up our cases (ok, so maybe backpacks would have been better, but this is me were talking about), thankfully there are 2 Philippine dudes to carry them for us, sweet! Load them on the boat, and we are off. ...
... UPGRADED to a "Cave" room with private bath because "they like me" - CAN'T BELIEVE THIS! Cave room is too good to be true. CONSIDER MYSELF A LUCKY PERSON - tricycle to town to do some errands and stroll about town - long email Elke about all the latest developments - phone call from Joel Lee revealing that he was hoping to become my "Prince Charming". Calls me a "very charming lady" - FEEL FLATTERED - too tired and excited to sleep - paranoid about bed ...