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Dolphin House is a boutique resort, located on the stunning White Beach close to the heart of Moalboal. Set in 4-hectares of tropical garden, this resort lives in harmony with nature and provides plenty of space for every guest. Its world-class amenities cater to all and include a spa, sports facilities, a 130-meter house reef, and an in-house marine biology college.

  • Facilities including tennis, basketball, volleyball, gym, and an in-house spa.
  • Explore the incredible biodiversity of the 130-meter house reef
  • Regular seminars held by in-house marine biologists
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About Dolphin House

Dolphin House is a boutique resort located in Moalboal, Cebu Island. Set within 4 hectares of tropical vegetation, the resort offers a tranquil and uncrowded experience. The resort aims to work in harmony with nature, encouraging environmentally-friendly practices, and equipping guests with the knowledge to travel and dive more sustainably through its in-house marine biology college. 

This resort also features world-class diving facilities, including a 130-meter house reef which boasts some of the highest levels of marine biodiversity in the world. But Dolphin House Resort isn’t just for divers, and truly exceptional recreational facilities - including an in-house spa and gym, an outdoor tennis and basketball court, exquisite meals, and an indoor games room - ensure all guests are well catered to.



Dolphin House Resort’s Standard Rooms are connected to a large common balcony boasting stunning views of the pool and garden. These rooms feature a private ensuite bathroom and are equipped with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safety deposit box, minibar, and tea and coffee making facilities.


The resort’s 18 Deluxe Bungalows each feature a private terrace with views of the surrounding tropical garden, providing the perfect place to relax and enjoy the scenery. Deluxe Bungalows are also fitted with an ensuite bathroom, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safety deposit box, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and bathrobes and slippers.


The well-appointed Suite Bungalows feature a superb mezzanine and can accommodate up to 4 people. Suite Bungalows also offer a living room, spacious ensuite bathroom, balcony, and terrace. Additional facilities include air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safety deposit box, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and bathrobes and slippers.


Dolphin House Resort also offers a fantastic 3-bedroom beach-front villa with a private pool and huge garden. The villa also boasts ensuite bathrooms, a huge living room, dining area, open-plan kitchen, and mezzanine. This option is perfect for a small group of friends or a family looking for a secluded, luxurious holiday.

Facilities at Dolphin House

Dolphin House’s in-house restaurant offers a refined menu of delightful specialities freshly prepared by professional chefs. The menu changes daily over a 2-week period, allowing guests to try a variety of different meals during their stay. Seafood, meat, and vegetarian options are available, and all fish is bought from sustainable sources. Above the restaurant, guests will find the Titanic Lounge which offers panoramic views of the ocean as well as a pool table, Sjoelbak, darts, board games, playing cards, and a library. An onsite Spa and Massage Temple provides a range of traditional and international treatments with fantastic views overlooking the ocean. Dolphin House also features a large swimming pool surrounded by tropical vegetation which includes a children's shallow area.

Snorkelling in Moalboal is a must, and with easy equipment rental and a beautiful house reef lying just offshore, Dolphin House is the perfect place to experience the area’s incredible marine biodiversity. Other activities available include sea kayaking, table tennis, badminton, tennis, volleyball, and basketball. A variety of exciting excursions are also offered, including visits to the Kawasan waterfalls, canyoning, exploring Pescador Island, whale and dolphin watching tours, sunset cruises, and trips to a local golf course.

General Airport transfers Gift shop Safe / deposit box Concierge Baggage storage 24-hour front desk Wifi
Food & Drink Restaurant Bar Vegetarian options Other dietary requirements Very good coffee
Dive centre facilities

The dive centre at Dolphin House is well equipped with a dive shop, battery charging stations, and multiple dry-rooms. Full equipment rental is available, including dive computers, and nitrox 32% is available free of charge to certified divers. 12-litre aluminium tanks with DIN and Int connections are used by this dive centre, with some larger tanks also available if required. Dolphin House created it’s Marine Biology College in 2012, and the resort’s 2 in-house marine biologists offer regular seminars during happy hour at the bar. 

Dolphin House Resort offers SSI, NAUI, and CMAS courses from beginner to professional, including speciality certifications. A fantastic training pool offers a safe space to learn new skills and courses are taught in pairs or on a one-to-one basis. The dive centre’s 6 boats are all equipped with first aid kits, oxygen kits, emergency radios, water, and tea and coffee facilities. Most dive sites visited by Dolphin House are wall dives and can be accessed in under 20-minutes. The resort’s own 130-meter house reef also features a wonderful drop-off and exceptional biodiversity. Night dives are offered by this resort and unguided beach-dives are available for advanced divers.

Dive centre Nitrox Teaching pool House reef Night diving
Equipment Equipment rental Camera rental DIN adaptors Equipment storage Camera wash tanks


Conservation at Dolphin House

Dolphin House Resort aims to run their dive centre in “symbiosis with the reef” boasting an in-house marine biology college which offers speciality courses and regular educational seminars. The dive college works closely with local authorities, environmental organisations, and scientists to ensure the continuous conservation of the reefs they love. Around 50% of the resort’s energy is provided by solar power and single-use plastics are banned from the resort.

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