We checked in around 5 pm.It's 2 hours away from the city,and if you really want to go away and want to relax,this is the place to be.
The guard is friendly,and radioed a cart to bring us to the hotel lobby to checked in.Upon checking in,we were served welcome drinks and food (it's a shame I didn't had the chance to took photos of it,it was delicious I forgot everything LOL) and they gave us seashells necklaces each.
We were escorted to the room.It is spacious.It's a villa!The room have complete toiletries ( soap,shampoo.etc.) which is good.Bed is comfy and the room is perfect for the family ( we are 3 adults and 1 kid).The room have it's own sink,plates,utensils and have a dining table.
Wifi is good,but not that fast.You must go outside to get better reception. On the night of our stay,we had 2 brown outs,but electricity come back immediately.It's understandable though,the resort is too far from the city and remember,this is a province. After resting a bit,we head out to swim.
The swimming pool is jacuzzi-like and in the evening it's cery colorful.We never had the chance to swim in the beach coz it's too cold LOL.
In the evening,guards are roving and always making sure that everyone is safe so you don't need to be paranoid that you are in a middle of nowhere. Outside the rooms,mosquitoes are everywhere so don't forget to put insect repellant.
For dinner,as the on-site restaurant food is pricey ( for the backpacker me,it was) we just got out and bought lutong ulam in the carinderia in front of the resort which is tasty.We had a few beers we bought in the grocery in front of the resort.The store there closes at 8 pm.
At the time we was there,the guests there are mostly foreigners,the only Pinoys I saw are a couples of families.
At 10 pm,we were then lights out..
In the morning,we ate at the restaurant because we have free buffet breakfast.The food is tasty but I wish they have more choices of food.Attendants are alert too,and will get the plate as soon as it's empty and you are finished.Hindi din sila nakakailang unlike in Astoria Plaza (Ortigas) na titigan ka kumain.HEHE.
After breakfast,we tried playing golf and billiards.Hubby tried thier fitness area too.
The resort is quite big and if you will only walk back and forth you will be sweaty when you reach your room LOL so better asked for the cart to fetch you.
We had charged 1,000PHP for an extra person! (we are 3 adults!).Upon checking in,I asked about the extra person charge and the receptionist on that day said we won't be charge as long as we won't ask for an extra bed.(We didn't asked for one).
And then upon checking out,we asked fot the payment for the extra person! We just paid them so we can leave because we will be late in our flights.
So,in total we paid 1,000PHP the resort.
We rent a van and got out at 12:00 noon to catch our flight back to Manila.Overall,it's a relaxing experience,except the payment part. :)
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