Kota Beach Resort

amazing Kota Beach Resort

kota-beach-resortGorgeous beach view at Kota Beach

Kota Beach Resort

Kota Beach Resort is a facility established on this tropical white beach area of Bantayan Island, Cebu Province.

It is known for its curve-shaped white sand shoreline making it great for swimming and other fun beach activities. The resort is specially located on a vast beach stretch with a fantastic sand bar that metamorphoses every day.

At Kota’s location, you have the beautiful lagoon, sandbar, surreal eight shades of blue sea with a background of dancing coconut trees.

Established in 1986, Kota Beach is conveniently located in the heart of Santa Fe on Bantayan Island. Actually, Santa Fe is one of the three composing the municipalities of Bantayan. Life here is in contrast with the fast and draining city life – it is a perfect laid back and escapes from all sorts of noise.

Kota Beach is at the heart of Santa Fe, which is the best place to be if you want to move around to check out everything about this island.

Kota Beach is most picturesque among the beaches on the island. You can visit other resorts by walking, such as Marlins Beach Resort and White Sands up to the last resorts at the other end.

Okay… let’s check out the accommodation facilities of Kota Beach…

Cottages at Kota Beach Resort, Bantayan Island, Cebu, PhilippinesBeachfront Cottage

Tropical Accommodations

Kota Beach Resort offers various choices of rooms (34 all in all) and accommodations facilities. Depending on your needs and number of guests, you can choose cottages according to your preferences. Here are the rooms available.
All rooms are best for 3 persons except for Aircon Room Double

Beach Front Suit
This suite room comes with these features: Queen-sized bed, Double-deck Single Bed, Wide outdoor terrace with an electric outlet, Air-condition, Private refrigerator, Hot and Cold Showers, WiFi Access, etc. Rate: PHP4000.00

Beach Front Cottage
This cottage accommodation comes with a Queen-sized bed, Wide outdoor terrace with an electric outlet, Air-conditioning, Private Refrigerator, Hot and cold shower, Free Breakfast for 2 guests. Rate: PHP3600.00

Deluxe Cottage – Second to the Fourth Row
This deluxe accommodation comes with a Double-sized bed, Wide outdoor Terrace with an electric outlet, Day-lounge Sofa, and Airconditioning machine. Specifics: 2nd Row – PHP 2800.00 with hot and cold shower; 3rd and 4th Rows – PHP 2100.00 without a hot and cold shower.

Standard Aircon Room
This standard accommodation is featured with 1 Double Bed or 2 Single Beds, Airconditioning, Outdoor terrace for PHP1600.00.

Standard Non-Aircon Room
This economic non-aircon (but more environmental) features 1 Double Bed or 2 Single beds, with Fan, Outdoor terrace for PHP1000.00.

Okay… let’s check out the accommodation facilities of Kota Beach…

kota-beach-resort-bantayan-islandEvent Hall and facilities including billiards table, karaoke, sound system, boards, tables, chairs, etc.

Services & Amenities

Let's check them out...

Free pick-up from Santa Fe Port
Yes, you read it right. Picking up and dropping you off at the port is not so difficult because Kota is just a walk away from the port. Maybe, it’s better that they pick you up especially when you have some luggage with you.

Boating, Kayaking, bangka, etc.
At their front desk, you can ask to arrange some exciting activities if you prefer. You can request for boating, kayaking, paddleboat, and other adventurous and fun water activities.

Body massage sessions, reflexology…
Yes, if you want body relaxing services, Kota has facilities that await your request. You can have massage sessions, reflexology service, and other health-related services they can offer.

Restaurant - Serves a la carte meal
Kota serves a set meal, but you can have their sumptuous a la carte menu with dishes that satisfy your taste buds. However, you can also visit restaurants nearby reachable on foot. The resort’s restaurant serves the truly local and delicious food. The bar offers you a wide array of cocktails, liquors, beers (local San Miguel and imported ones), more Spirits and also fruit shakes and sodas.

Feeling Safer
There is a round-the-clock security guard that watch the establishment some elements would try to steal things or any. Besides that, there’s a police station just a few meters away from this resort. Of course, it is very much advisable to keep watching out yourselves while spending quality time with your self and others with you.

bantayan-island-sunriseFantastic sunrise at Santa Fe, Bantayan Island

summary of facilities & services

Shuttle service, family room, restaurant, meeting facilities, bar, car park, laundry service, room service, bbq facilities, lounge/TV area, smoking area, bicycle rental, shops, tours, billiards, playground, games room, private beach, massage services, WiFi access, etc.

kota-beach-resort-cottagesBeachfront cottages at Kota Resort

Finding Kota Beach resort

Usually, in life, things that are hard to get are the best things. It is also true to Bantayan Island and for Kota Beach itself.

Now, if you are coming from Cebu City, among many points of departure, you can reach Bantayan easily. For example, from Cebu-Mactan International Airport (T1-Domestic, T2-International), you can take a taxi or rent a car for Hagnaya Port, where you can take a boat to Bantayan Island.

Or, you can take a taxi for Cebu City’s North Bus Terminal and take a bus to Hagnaya Port. Depending on the transport (taxi, rented car, bus, V-Hire) it will take around 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Hagnaya Pier where you take a ferry for Santa (Sta.) Fe Port in Bantayan.

At Sta Fe Port, Kota Beach Resort’s staff will pick you up for free of charge. It takes only 5 minutes or 2 kilometers to the resort.

Please, see more details here on Getting to Bantayan Island.

saints-peter-and-paul-churchSaints Peter & Paul Church, Bantayan Island

contacting kota beach resort

Make use of the following contact information for your inquiries, request and other transaction you might wish to make.

  • Address: F. Duarte Street, Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, Philippines 6047
  • Phone:    +63 32 438 9042
  • Mobile:   +63 956 276 4410 (Globe)
  • Email:      kotabeach@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.kotabeachresort.com/

Check-In time is 2 PM and Check Out is 12 Noon GMT time. However, of course, you can arrange to make adjustments to suit with your travel schedules including arrival.

kota-beach-resort-beachWide white beach area infront of Kota Resort

getting around attractions nearby

You can move around the beautiful island of Bantayan freely to see other fantastic places to discover. You can explore by renting a motorbike, bicycle, scooter bike, tricycle, or a multicab (small version of Jeepney).

Don’t worry if you don’t have a license because you can rent and drive a motorbike without a driver’s license. This is allowed by the local government to boost tourism and make it a lot easier for no-license drivers to explore the island.

Bantayan Island has three municipalities and towns: Santa Fe, Mardridejos, and Bantayan Municipalities. Of course, you can stay all the time at Kota’s perimeter and enjoy everything it offers. But you may also go out and see the long and wide shorelines nearby or farther if you do like biking, hiking or exploring with a rented motorbike.

In Santa Fe…
You can do snorkeling at the Marine Sanctuaries, enjoy island hopping, cave swimming at Eden Resort, bar hopping, fishing or simply collecting some seashells. If you are fit enough or wanting to do more, you can kitesurf, sky dive, and do yoga on the beach or on a paddle boat (maybe at other resorts).


Bantayan Town
At Bantayan Town (Proper) you can visit the town center and do banking services, check out local stores, stroll the town park, and visit the old church build during the Spanish period – the Saint Peter & Paul Cathedral. Being a fishing area, you can buy fresh seafood or dried fish, such as ‘Danggit’ at the Fish Market or try the traditional glutinous rice called “Puto Maya.”

If you explore a little bit further, you can get to Madridejos Municipality and observe the locals and their way of living – fishing, farming, handicrafts, poultry, etc. At this town, you can still see the ‘Kota’ or fort that was built in the 1790s that were used for watching out harassment by the Moros of the people in the area.

Also, if you think of exploring other beautiful islands with more white beaches, you can register or hire a boat for island hopping. For example, you can join a group that travels to the famous Virgin Island nearby for half a day or so.

I rented a motorbike for only half a day – it was my most unforgettable experiences among the lovely places I visited in Cebu Province – totally amazing!

Please, let us know should there be relevant changes to the information above to provide an updated information and better service any user of this free website.


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