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Enjoy your next budget barkada trip at Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa



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Preparing your next getaway with friends can be a challenge. Aside from making sure that all your schedules match, you have to find a great place where everyone can enjoy while working within the group’s budget. The ultimate goal: to plan a memorable barkada trip where you get the best experiences without breaking the bank and every moment is worth the money spent.

Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa provides the perfect luxury vacation package, complete with lavish accommodation, exciting activities, sumptuous food, and a scenic backdrop. What’s more is that all these are accessible even to young professionals who are conscious about their hard-earned money.

One-of-a-kind island beauty

Known to be one of the most beautiful destinations here in the Philippines, Palawan is a scenic island that offers various unique attractions.

Princesa Garden Island offers a sprawling four-hectare paradise that is only 10 to 15 minutes away from the city airport. Upon arriving at the resort, you will immediately get a glimpse of the island’s beauty while being greeted by the captivating coconut-shaded gardens.

The entire resort features a remarkable use of organic and recycled materials, including corals, rocks, and bamboo, as well as the Palaweno wood carvings that give the resort a uniquely local atmosphere. Focused on sustainability, Princesa Garden Island highlights environmentally-friendly solutions such as the use of its own water treatment and desalination facility. They also utilize solar energy with the roofs decorated with several solar panels for sustainable electricity. Even the 1,640-square meter pool in the Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa is chlorine-free and uses nothing but natural sea salt water.

Lavish amenities and accommodation

Once you and your friends are done exploring the island and its enjoyments, you can wash the sand off your feet and body and relax in the various amenities and accommodations in the resort.

Princesa Garden Island features a wide array of rooms and villa options in Signature, Pool, and Luxury Collections. The spacious rooms span from 45 square meters to approximately 120 square meters. Each room is equipped to pamper the guests with modern Filipino decor, free Wi-Fi, a 40-inch television, and 12-inch rain showers as well as the most comfortable beds and pillows. Meanwhile, suites and family rooms has either jacuzzi inside or direct access to pools where they can enjoy the best views while lounging on the sunbeds.

If your group is looking for the ultimate luxury stay, the Water Villa rooms is the perfect choice for you. These bungalows levitate above the water, providing a flawless 180-degree view of the ocean horizon through its wall-to-ceiling glass. The villa also includes a wooden deck with daybeds, comfortable hammocks, and an outdoor Jacuzzi.

Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa also takes pride in its Hari Ballroom, which is perfect for big special occasions given its 600-seat capacity. Its Reyna Function Hall features state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and can accommodate a maximum of 200 people. The resort also has a chapel which is perfect for weddings, or simply for guests looking for peace and spirituality during their vacation.

Finest food

When it comes to food options, guests can experience the finest from the world-class dining establishments at the Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa.

If you are craving for Filipino and international cuisine, visit the open-theater kitchen of Rice, the resort’s all day dining cafe. Meanwhile, lovers of Italian cuisine can dine at Tomato and Basil Cuisina Italiana, an al fresco specialty restaurant where wood-fired baked pizza and other Italian dishes are served with a glass of Italian wine. The Sala Lobby Lounge, on the other hand, is the best choice if you and your friends prefer a cozy ambiance and cocktail bites, accompanied by the soothing music that fills the main reception building.

Fun times at Princesa

There’s no shortage of activities in the island as well. For the nature-lover, a majestic getaway awaits for that perfect Instagram shot. You can enjoy the marvels of the country when you visit unique natural wonders such as the saltwater pool, sunny sandbar, and leafy mangrove forest. Meanwhile, the adventure-seeking peeps can ask Princesa Garden Island’s tour desk for assistance on trying out activities offered outside the resort such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and island hopping.

Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa also offers in-resort activities to keep the whole gang. You can go on active jogs, walks, bikes, and even stop by the resort’s gym in the morning. The group can also bond over non-motorized water sports, hang out in the entertainment center, or have a fun game of jumbo chess. 

Cap the adventure-filled day by stopping by the Hilot Spa, which promises a blissful retreat to soothe the mind and body. Housed in a modern minimalist casita that exudes rustic simplicity, this wellness haven provides pampering like no other. It has eight rooms that feature its own shower and pocket garden, and a couple of rooms with jacuzzi. Plus, all treatments at the resort and spa include the use of jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room. Hilot Spa also provides in-room service for guests who do not want to leave the comforts of their room.

Budget-friendly luxury vacation

Princesa Garden Island ensures that you get your money’s worth with a satisfactory trip itinerary that includes their beautiful scenery, luxurious accommodations, fun activities, and wide range of food selections. 

Princesa Garden Island even takes it a step further for you and your barkada can enjoy a hassle free trip planning. The resort has an online booking system that lets you book everything seamlessly with just a click of a button. Once you’re in the resort, Princesa Garden Island staff personally goes over your trip details to make sure you get the best service during your stay.

Most importantly, Princesa Garden Island knows that price is just as important as the experience. The resort makes sure that its luxurious amenities and accommodations, as well as the top-notch service will be available to those on a budget. Princesa Garden Island offers an All In Package, which includes four days and three nights accommodation with P2,500 worth of food credit good for two persons. Also part of the package are four tours—an Underground River Tour with buffet lunch, Honday Island Hopping with lunch and dinner, a City Tour, and a Sandbar Tour. The All In Package also comes bundled with roundtrip airport transfers and 20% discount on spa services.

If you aren’t convinced yet that the Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa is the perfect island getaway for your next barkada vacation, check out the reviews online. Princesa Garden Island offers an escape like no other. With luxurious accommodations, unique amenities, delicious dining options all within the natural wonders of Puerto Princesa, there’s no denying Princesa Garden Island will be the experience you have been dreaming about. 

Get to know more about Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa, located in Puerto Princesa, City, Palawan. You may log on to: https://www.princesagardenisland.com/  or email us at: reservation@princesagardenisland.com

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