Archive for July, 2008

Laguna Philippines: R and R Resort Spa in Pansol

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Laguna Philippines: R and R Resort Spa in Pansol

R & R Resort Spa is a out-of-the-way resort complex amid lush greenery at the foot of Mount Makiling where it gets a healthy dose of medicinal sulfuric hot springs.  The resort is a complex of 10 cabanas, 4 air-conditioned rooms, a clubhouse/restaurant, a 250-sqm adult pool with hydrotherapy jets connecting with a 60-sqm kiddie pool, a poolside wet bar, eating and resting sheds around the main pool and a souvenir shop.

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Western Samar Philippines: Marabut Marine Park and Beach Resort

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Western Samar Philippines: Marabut Marine Park and Beach Resort

Marabut Marine Park and Beach Resort is a satellite resort of the Leyte Park Resort Hotel. The marine park is a jewel in the sun and sand of the charming San Pedro Bay. The marine park boasts of towering rock islets with secluded beach coves.

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Cebu Philippines: St. Michael Archangel Church in Argao

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Cebu Philippines: St. Michael Archangel Church in Argao

Argao became a parish in 1703, which prompted the construction of a beautiful rococo-baroque church structure in 1734 and was completed in 1788. The church was renovated for its bicentennial celebration in 1988. Despite some renovations and modernizations done to it, the San Miguel Archangel Parish still remains one of the richly furnished churches in the South.

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Zambales Philippines: Dawal Beach Resort in Candelaria

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Zambales Philippines: Dawal Beach Resort in Candelaria

Dawal Beach Resort is a tribute to a great father from his grateful son. The present resort was once an expanse of seaside grassland that was developed into what is now one of the pride of Zambales. It was initially conceived as a family retreat but guests continued to pour in so the birth of Dawal Beach Resort became inevitable.

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Zambales Philippines: Blue Rock Resort & Dive Center in Olongapo City

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Zambales Philippines: Blue Rock Resort & Dive Center in Olongapo City

Blue Rock Resort & Dive Center is continually striving for excellence and giving the best service at all times while maintaining a great atmosphere. This is why the resort won the Outstanding Beach Resort – Philippines last year and bested some 600 nominees.

The accommodations at Blue Rock Resort & Dive Center are complete with air-conditioning, cable TV, hot and cold water and refrigerator. Safety deposit boxes are available. Guests can choose to stay in the standard rooms, deluxe rooms, beach front family rooms, beach front rooms with lounge or veranda and standard, superior and executive beach front rooms.

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Bulacan Philippines: Villa Concepcion Wet & Wild Waves in Masuso

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

Bulacan Philippines: Villa Concepcion Wet & Wild Waves in Masuso

Villa Concepcion Wet and Wild Waves is the country’s latest state-of-the-art wave pool resort that is beautifully landscaped and skillfully designed to be a true haven of a paradise. The resort’s mission is to be the leading leisure destination and landmark of Bulacan with state-of-the-art facilities and accommodations backed up with quality service with the touch of the famous Filipino hospitality.

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Angeles City Philippines: Nayong Pilipino in Clark Freeport Zone

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Angeles City Philippines: Nayong Pilipino Theme Park in Clark Freeport Zone

Nayong Pilipino is a mini Philippines because most of the islands are represented. The park is divided into a number of geographic displays namely; Ilocos, Cordillera Central, Tagalog, Bicol, Visayas and Mindanao. Each of the display has a typical house or building and a typical landscape of the region like Bohol’s Chocolate Hills and Cebu’s Magellan’s cross. Some Philippine heroes’ houses are also featured in the park. The Colonial Plaza is replete with Spanish influence, from cobbled walksways to structures which can be used as function areas for any special occassion like weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays. Filipino folklore is also highlighted in Nayong Pilipino sa Clark. Famous to young and old is “Malakas and Maganda.” This is the Filipino legend of how man and woman came about. Throughout the year, the Park will host different activities that are unique in each region like for the month of May, the feature is Santacruzan and the Aeta way of life that includes features on their cooking, farming and wedding tradition.

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Batangas Philippines: Bonito Island Resort in Mabini

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Batangas Philippines: Bonito Island Resort in Mabini

Bonito Island Resort was once an exclusive dive resort that offers diving packages but is now reintroducing itself as both an activity-filled getaway for the whole family and a convenient out-of-town resort for corporate outings.

Hardcore divers swear by the resort’s great diving facilities and waters that are teeming with rich marine life. The resort also offers other water sports like kayaking, jet skiing, snorkeling, fishing and island hopping and wind surfing. Anyone who loves the sun, sea and sand will surely enjoy a day at the heart-shaped island resort.

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La Union Philippines: Basilica of Our Lady of Charity in Agoo

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

La Union Philippines: Basilica of Our Lady of Charity in Agoo

The Basilica of Our Lady of Charity or the Agoo Cathedral is located in the heart of the town of Agoo and looms like a big mother to this progressive La Union town. The church was founded in 1578 by two eager and enthusiastic Franciscan priests, Fray John Baptist Lucarelli of Pesaro, Italy and Fray Sebastian de San Francisco of Baesa, Spain when they were assigned in our country for their evangelical mission.

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Cebu: Alegre Beach Resort in Calomboyan, Sogod

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Cebu: Alegre Beach Resort in Calomboyan, Sogod

Alegre Beach Resort in Calomboyan, Sogod, Cebu

Alegre Beach Resort invites guests to spend their holiday walking in white sand beaches and basking in the tropical sun. The resort offers options for romance, fun and relaxation for guests of all ages and promises to make your stay an unforgettable one.

Alegre Beach Resort is known worldwide because of its natural setting and unexploited white sandy beach that offers visitors and tourist a vacation getaway in an idyllic tropical paradise. This enchanting and beautiful beach resort is located in the northeastern coast of Cebu. Alegre Beach resort is an excellent place for a vacation destination getaway.

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Pampanga Philippines: San Guillermo Parish Church in Bacolor

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Pampanga Philippines: San Guillermo Parish Church in Bacolor

San Guillermo Parish Church is one of the oldest and largest churches in the Philippines. It was accepted as an Agustinian convent on December 31, 1576 on the lot owned by Don Guillermo Manabat. The church was restored by Fr. Manuel Diaz in 1897. The church boasts of having main retablo, side retablos and pulpit that are heavily gilded with gold leaves. The rich decorations of the church depict the Baroque style of architecture.

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