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your private paradise awaits

About Sambag HideAway

Only 3km from the center of Moalboal, on beautiful Cebu Island, our unique beach resort is truly a paradise to recharge your senses. Steeped in history, this has long been a meeting place for the local people on their way to the town market. The marker of the Sambag Tree (meaning tamarind tree) was used to help navigate from the coast into town. Nestled under the shade of the sambag’s canopy (the tree is now well over 100 years old), you’ll find the perfect respite from the midday sun. If you’d prefer a beach-front view, a 15 second walk will bring you to the incredible vista that spans from green mountain peaks to the emerald waters teeming with fish and turtles.

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Special Deals

For those guests booking directly through this website, we are pleased to offer a special discount. To take advantage of this special deal, simply enter the discount code when completing your reservation, the final price will reflect your discounted total.

10% Discount Code 



Situated in a garden setting, steps away from a private beach, we have three styles of accommodation to suit most tastes. Whatever your preference is, the world of adventure and relaxation awaits at your doorstep.

Special Provisions: In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. All of the units are designed with guest privacy in mind, making it easy to adhere to social distancing practices. Please observe the usual Covid-19 Protocols before check-in visit the Moalboal Tourist Office beside the Municipality Hall to Register your visit in Moalboal.

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Chalet Jessica

Single-level, fully equipped, air-conditioned bungalow with an ocean view.

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Standard Rooms 3 & 4

A comfortable Standard room with AC, private bathroom and a garden view.

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Chalet Cassandra

Two-level, air-conditioned and fan-cooled, well equipped bungalow with a garden view.

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Apartment fully Furnished

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Delux Rooms 1 & 2

A spacious Delux room with AC, private bathroom and a garden view.

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Please note that our accommodations are best suited to a maximum of two occupants (e.g. two adults, or one adult and one child). Children under 2 years can stay with you without being counted toward the total. For other arrangements, please contact us directly and we will be happy to discuss the best option to make your stay with us both comfortable, and truly special.

Property Features

With these wonderful amenities, it’s easy to settle in, and hard to leave.

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Outdoor Dining

With a panoramic view of the turquoise ocean waters and the green mountains in the distance, our common dining area is a great place to enjoy your meal. Surrounded by tropical flowers, and covered by a native roof, you’ll enjoy the nature while escaping the hot sun.

Chill-zone Area

When you’ve had your fill of adventure and want a quiet place to relax, our chill-zone with an unimpeded view of the ocean and comfortable hammocks is just the ticket. Enjoy the cooling breeze as you take in the vista and recharge for your next activity.

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Private Beach

We know that our guests enjoy their privacy. This is why we are so proud of our private beach, with access directly from our property. Take in the spectacular views, or enjoy the clear, warm waters while swimming or snorkeling.

House Reef

The secluded bay in front of our property is full of healthy coral. Dive in and swim amongst the colourful reef fish, see the many turtles that spend their days in the clear waters, or venture to the deeper ‘drop off’ for a chance to see the majestic whale shark as it cruises by. This place is paradise, so come on in, the ‘pool’ is open!

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When you are looking for peaceful and quiet tropical Paradise you are right here. Corals, turtles and fish wait to be discovered. And when you look for a party its a short Habal-Habal or Tricycle ride to Panagsama, White Beach or Moalboal …

Google Review 

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[Positive+] Everything! The turtles in front & easy snorkle access & the nice staff (Lisa!) & the perfect appartment & coffee/water/ fridge and so on! [Negative-] Nothing: only the fact that we wanted to extend our stay and it was unfortunately fully booked. Review 

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We congratulate you on winning Travel Review Award 2021! We appreciate how much time, energy, and effort you put into your business to win this award.
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Serenity at its finest! sambag hideaway was an experience we will never forget! Our hosts was so generous and accomodating the place was very spacious and clean, will definitely be back😁 Review

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This is a wonderful little bungalow that can hardly be situated any better, meaning that it sits right above the water. There is little private beach area as well [...]

AirBnB Review