Thursday, March 15, 2007

Tayamaan Beach, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Alii Beach

Just north-west of Mamburao is Tayamaan Beach. It is a coconut tree lined white sand beach, one hectare long. One of the famous beaches in Mamburao. Very affordable rates and easily accessible. The beach is ideal for swimming and is frequented by local residents and a few foreign tourists. The cove is perfect for snorkeling and diving. A paradise yet to be discovered. It has picnic cottages lined along the beach that can be rented.

Update (12-04-07):
The waters here is warm and great for swimming, with a sandy bottom up to a distance of a hundred meters. Coral reefs are located less than a mile away from the beach in certain areas.

Alii Beach Resort, formerly known as Tayamaan Palm Beach Club, is described as "the best place to stay" in Mamburao. Resort facilities include very spacious grounds shaded by over 100 tall, mature palms with concrete bungalows, swimming pool, restaurant and videoke bar.

Telephone: +(63)(043) 7111657

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Balesin Island Resort, Quezon, Philippines

Lamon Bay To the east of Luzon's Sierra Madre and at the hem of the Pacific Ocean, lies Balesin Island, awaiting those craving for a beach resort all to themselves. A horizon of white sand, crystal waters and lush greenery, Balesin is an island resort located in Lamon Bay, Pollilio, Quezon Province, Philippines. Spanning 5 kilometers and encompassing 424 hectares, Balesin is but a 30-minute flight from Manila. A resort on the island with rooms, a golf course that plays by the sea, tennis courts, a swimming pool, and other recreational facilities, provide accommodations for local and foreign tourists alike.

Balesin Island Resort
Manila Telephone: +(63)(02) 8120888

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