Archive for June, 2008
Friday, June 27th, 2008
The church was built in 1755 by Fr. Manuel de Santa Barbara. It was made of materials that came from sugar cane and rocks from the sea. The church’s crucero was built in the 1800′s but was partially burned in 1942 during the World War II as well as other important religious items. From the original construction materials of the church, only the solid stones were spared from the fire. It was reconstructed in 1946. In 1981, the building underwent another renovation, this time almost a complete overhaul (only 30% of the original stands). The renovation was completed in 1985.
Thursday, June 26th, 2008
Amber Kingdom Water Park and Hotel was conceptualized by Northgate Realty. The water park is also called the Amber Trail which is nestled at the heart of Pampanga. Amber Trail is strategically located along Gapan Olongapo Road and public transportation is available 24 hours and just minutes away from the malls as well as the airport. It is the biggest and most creatively-designed activity pool in Pampanga.
Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
Of all of Cebu’s churches, it is the church in Boljoon which best gives one a sense of the Philippine colonial past. The church of Boljoon is the oldest remaining original stone church in Cebu and is relatively well-preserved. It was declared for conservation and restoration in 1998.
Tuesday, June 24th, 2008
When you are in Dive Solana, you will forget that you are only three hour away from the busy city of Manila. Dive Solana is a family-friendly resort that has plenty of open spaces to run and frolic. The resort is a showcase of some of the best Filipino products that is laid out dramatically in a resort setting.
Dive Solana have superb accommodations for guests. Guests have a choice of beachfront rooms, hillside rooms, king suites, queen suites and double suites. All the accommodations have balconies, hot and cold shower, towels, soap and shampoo, bidet, complete beddings, complimentary mineral water and TV and DVD player for king, queen and double suites. Breakfast, lunch, light snacks and dinner are included in the room rates. Accommodations are also available for the chauffer and the help.
Monday, June 23rd, 2008
The Hidden Valley Springs is a paradise that is awaiting to be discovered by you. Located between Mount Makiling and Mount Banahaw, Hidden Valley Springs is a haven for nature lovers. This is a place where you can have peace of mind and capture the undisturbed abundant greens, sounds of waterfalls and the beauty of natural attractions that could rejuvenate you. The road to Hidden Valley Springs leads right to the heart of the jungle and leads to the water falls. With a rustic architecture, Hidden Valley Springs blends right in with the natural jungle setting. The structures are made of wood, from the furnitures right up to the pathways which are made from molave railroad tiles that are recovered. Hidden Valley is place where time stops and Nature provides a relaxing show. Hidden Valley is a mountain resort sunk about 1,000 feet below sea level and harbors rare plants and animals. Eons ago, geologists believe, the cataclysmic eruption of Mt. Makiling and Mt. Banahaw created subterranean caverns around these now extinct volcanoes.
Sunday, June 22nd, 2008
Located in Tabalong, Dauis, Bohol, Sierra Madre Resort is considered as one of the latest tourist destination in the Philippines. The resort is just a few minutes drive from Tagbilaran City which is the capital center of Bohol. Sierra Madre Divers can be found at Alona Beach in Panglao Island, Bohol.
Sierra Madre Resort and Sierra Madre Divers offers guests various activities like laser boat rides, sail boat rides, snorkeling, scuba diving, motorbike rides, badminton and swimming in the pool. Tours around the famous sites of Bohol are also available. The tours include visits to the different waterfalls, the Chocolate Hills, floating restaurants, tarsiers and caves among others. Sierra Madre Divers conducts and certifies dive courses up to Dive Master Level. Night dives are also available upon request. Whale and dolphin watching can be arranged during season.
Friday, June 20th, 2008
Located in San Rafael, Bulacan, Philippines, 8 Waves Waterpark is the pride of Bulakeños. Being the only water park in the Philippines that boasts of having a wave pool that measures 2,788.52 sq.m, 8 waves water park offers a very unique water experience for young and old alike.
Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
The Dakak Park and Beach Resort in Zamboanga del Norte is wll known and popular because of its powdery white sand beach and prestine rystal clear blue waters. This world class beach resort of Dakak is also known because of its beautifully shaped cove white sand beach. Dakak beach resort is also a diving mecca in Mindanao.
Dakak Park and Beach Resort in Zamboanga is a perfect vacation getaway for local and foreign tourist. Picture out yourself in a beautifl tropical island strolling on a magnificent pristine crystal turquoise blue waters in a powdery white sand beach, with a landscape of a beautiful shaped island cove out to deeper blue waters. Lay yourself in a hammock and looking at the sunset horizon under lush native trees and hear the waves that clash quietly against the shore. This is the kind of relaxing moment that you are looking for. And this is one of the pleasures that Dakak Beach Resort in Zamboanga offers to local and foreign tourist.
Tuesday, June 17th, 2008
Pililan Butterfly Haven is dedicated to butterfly-enthusiasts, nature lovers, and environmental conservationists everywhere. The Philippines is home to at least a thousand butterfly species and 44% is native to our country.
Pulilan Butterfly Haven offers visitors a once in a lifetime oppourtunity to witness the wonders of nature. Visitors get to see for themselve the various stages of a butterfly’s life cycle, from courting to mating, laying of the eggs, hatching from the eggs, growing into caterpillar to the birth of a new butterfly. Every step of the butterfly’s life cycle is a wonder to behold and a unique experience to witness.
Monday, June 16th, 2008
Located at the center of Matabungkay Strip of Lian, Batangas, Al Fresco Beach Resort is a cozy resort which was once an old family vacation house which was renovated and transformed to cater the needs of the modern tourists and guests.
Sunday, June 15th, 2008
If your looking for a great destination island hopping escape in Southern Philippines, Then you are looking for a world class destination getaway in Davao. The Pearl Farm Beach Resort in Samal Island Davao is one of the popular and great destination for island hopping in Southern Philippines.
Pearl Farm Beach Resort is located in the southern part of the Philippines in Samal group of Island that consists of an archipelago of nine islands that stretch out over a land area of 26,000 Hectares. The Pearl farm is situated on the hillside cliff covered on the quiet side of Samal Island off Davao City with lush vegatation, a beautiful area that is transformed into a world class resort. The Samal Island is known to be very beautiful with a tranquil and very exotic island with magnificent white sand beaches and an excellent and very abundant marine life. Samal Island in Davao has a beautiful landscape with excellent rock formations, mangroves, coconut elements, flowering plants and fruit-bearing trees. Saml Island is indeed an island paradise that is good for holiday getaway so that you can have peace of mind and can totally relax that has excellent batural attraction sceneries and flourishing flora and fauna.