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Manta Ray Bay Resort

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Traveller (383)
Room & Suite (63)
Dining (35)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bill acker”(27 reviews)
“yap divers”(51 reviews)
“dive staff”(22 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Spa
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Private Balcony
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Colonia, Yap 96943-0850, Federated States of Micronesia
6.4 km to Yap Airport
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel. I loved going snorkeling with them and think that the location of the restaurant on the boat is really cool. The pool is a great place to relax in. The staff here are very friendly and make an effort to get to know...More

Thank Sorcha V
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sorcha, Thanks for your positive review! Good to read that you enjoyed every aspect of our resort and Yap. All the best, Bill Acker - CEO/Owner Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite places in the world to stay. (And I travel a lot.) I always try to book into #308 which I think is simply fabulous: Great view of the bay and the Mnuw, as well as a nice view of the pool...More

Thank Ken O
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ken, Wow, thank you for your compliment that Manta Ray Bay Resort is "Best dive resort I've ever stayed at"! We really appreciate your reviewing us and indeed our philosophy is "The Answer is Yes, What is the Question?" while we will treat every...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at Manta Ray Bay Resort was very comfortable. After diving three and four times a day the comfy bed was wonderful. I especially appreciated how the entire staff knew my name after only an hour. Our dive crew was outstanding.More

Thank Laurie D
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hi Laurie, We are very proud of our staff and great to read that you valued them as well. Thank you very much for your review as it will help to spread the word that Yap/Manta Ray Bay Resort should be on everybody's bucket list....More

Reviewed June 9, 2018

Great hotel, dive location, and facilities on a small island in the Pacific. Traveled to Yap primarily because of the allure of diving with Manta's. We were not disappointed! As dive resorts go this was very nice, clean, and roomy. The staff was very friendly,...More

Thank Martin W
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hi Martin, Good to hear that you and your dive buddies enjoyed your stay/diving with us. Hope to welcome you and dive buddies to Yap again in the future! All the best, Bill Acker - CEO/Owner Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers

Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I had a great vacation at this resort and can’t say enough positive things. It’s a comfortable clean place with warm professional staff. There are so many thoughtful touches to this place: - Cookies in the shape of mantas welcoming you - Airport pickups with...More

1  Thank airamyh
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 2 days ago

Hi Airamyh, Thank you so much for your review and listing all the details you noticed as those small, but important things make the difference that we like our guests to experience from the moment you arrive till we bring you back to the airport...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
35
Price range
US$217 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
,
Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap, South Pacific
Location
Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
35
Price range
US$217 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
,
Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap, South Pacific
Location
Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
35
Price range
US$217 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
,
Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap, South Pacific
Location
Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
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Traveller (383)
Room & Suite (63)
Dining (35)
Pool & Beach (32)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Questions & Answers
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henk254
February 19, 2016|
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Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Prices depend upon the time of year and whether you need a seaview room or not. Get in touch with the hotel by email. They are extremely helpful and are more than happy to advise on flights etc. If it helps, Bill Acker... More
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Tui900
September 7, 2015|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it would be a fine place for your family for 2 or 4 days. Beyond that, the limited CLOSE-BY snorkeling and limited other things on the island might be an issue. The staff would most likely do ALL they could and... More
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Room Tips
"Ask for a view of the bay!"
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"do your homework on the best time to come there, and consider the difficulty in getting there"
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"The deluxe rooms are worth the upgrade price"
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"Ask for a room overlooking the water for the beautiful sunrise."
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