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The Shark's Tail Dive Center

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Exterior
Beach nearby, scuba diving
Beach nearby, scuba diving
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of The Shark's Tail Dive Center

The Shark's Tail Dive Center

2.5 star property
Daanbantayan lodge with outdoor pool and restaurant

7.0/10 Good

39 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
Map
Bounty Beach, Logon, Malapascua, Daanbantayan, Cebu, 6013
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Feel at home
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Ging-Ging's Flowergarden - 3 min walk
  • Hippocampus - 3 min walk
  • Dano - 3 min walk
  • Exotic Island Dive Resort - 3 min walk
  • Ocean Vida restaurant - 4 min walk

About this property

The Shark's Tail Dive Center

The Shark's Tail Dive Center offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for PHP 3500 per vehicle one way. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Eho, which serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights include a poolside bar, a children's pool and a terrace. The pool and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 12
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 12

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Scuba diving
  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool

Room amenities

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Eho – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash deposit: PHP 600.0 per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of PHP 3500 per vehicle (one way)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for PHP 350.0 per day

Policies

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

The Sharks Tail Dive Resort
The Shark's Tail Dive Center Lodge
The Shark's Tail Dive Center Daanbantayan
The Shark's Tail Dive Center Lodge Daanbantayan

Frequently asked questions

Does The Shark's Tail Dive Center offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Shark's Tail Dive Center does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at The Shark's Tail Dive Center?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at The Shark's Tail Dive Center?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Shark's Tail Dive Center?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Shark's Tail Dive Center?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is PHP 3500 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Shark's Tail Dive Center?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at The Shark's Tail Dive Center and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as scuba-diving. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the lodge's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Shark's Tail Dive Center?
Yes, Eho offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Ging-Ging's Flowergarden (3-min walk), Hippocampus (3-min walk) and Dano (3-min walk).
What's the area around The Shark's Tail Dive Center like?
The Shark's Tail Dive Center is located near Bounty Beach, only a short 7-minute walk from Logon Church and 3 minutes' walk from Ging-Ging's Flowergarden. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings

7.0

Good

6.3/10

Cleanliness

7.6/10

Staff & service

5.3/10

Amenities

6.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

6/10 Good

Stuff is very friendly and they have activities to do inside the resort. But room was too small and felt uncleaned although its just a condition of an old construction.
Paula, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

Not impressed with the staffs attitude, very limited drinks available in fridge, slow service.. i did hear that managercut wages in half so could understand why staff didn't seem happy..
5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice stay at Sharks Tail
Very nice stay, enjoyed my time there
patrick, 4-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

I like the pool.
Emma, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

You will regret staying here. We checked out early
When checking in no one helped us with our bags. The lady working there didn’t seem to know anything or interested in helping. The room was really tiny, dirty, poorly lit, and mosquitos infested. No hot water. Tepid water pressure. The grounds are not maintained. So keep you expectations low and you will get through it. None of the guests seems happy. I noticed no one smiled. I checked out early and forfeited the money. The location is terrible also.
5-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great staff, tried 2 different rooms, 1 budget and 1 premium, slept well always. Great dive team
11-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Good
Good place, swimming pool, room was basic but ok
Brian, 3-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Sharks Tail was on par with expectations with the affordable pricing. The room was clean and bare bones. I did not swim in the pool nor eat on-premise so can't speak to those amenities. My one complaint is the crazy amount of noise. There was the local disco happening nearby from midday until late-night so there was thumping music and karaoke. There were also several roosters nearby and a cat fight in the morning, so I'd recommend packing earplugs as the walls are woven and don't provide much of a sound barrier. It was close to the market and near the ferry port, so good location.
1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Basic but great staff
The staff were fantastic but the room was very basic which is to be expected for the price. Bed was really hard and lots of noise from the local sports pitch. I booked a transfer from the airport but no one picked me up. I waited an hour and kept emailing the hostel to no avail. Had to make my own way in the end but missed the last boat thanks to waiting around.
Bev, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Good place
the room was surprisingly big. I'm not sure if we got upgraded or what because we booked only 1 double bed but ended up staying in a 2 double bed room. the room was so clean, especially the CR so I'm very satisfied. the towel was a bit rough! hehe Staff were friendly. Just that on our first day, it took the staff 24 hrs to keep the used plates we left at our porch. that said, i dont think they clean the room everyday as our bin got full until we reach the end of our stay. That's fine. it wasn't a 5-star hotel. Aircon was pretty strong! very good if you like to keep your room cold The only thing i wish to be really improved... they didn't offer toiletries. Just body wash. no toothpaste, no shampoo. The booking said there'd be toiletries. The hotel is a bit of a walk from bounty beach, and from the ticketing area. But that's fine. Note, not a beachfront hotel Pool wasn't worth it.
3-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review