16
Jun
09

Kawayan Marine – Punta Engano, Mactan

” Experience life with nature and discover things you never thought possible….. “

Kawayan Marine Resort – Mactan, a dive resort at the tip of the sunny island of Mactan is an unpretentious family-owned resort that makes you feel right at home with their cozy ambiance, comfortable bamboo and nipa cottages and rooms for daytime and overnight stays and their friendly staff. The resort offers dive courses, dive trips and island-hopping. Ideal for family gatherings, company outings, wedding receptions, birthdays and other occasions.

Also an ideal place for those travelers with idle hours between check out time from their hotels and their flight or those out-of-town travelers with send-off parties who needs a place to bond, reminisce and get together before their flights instead of gathering at the airport terminal for hours.

the resort mactan  

GETTING HERE :

Kawayan Marine Mactan

The resort is just 15 minutes away from the Mactan International Airport. One can take a taxi from the airport to take you to the resort which is right beside Cebu Hilton Resort and Spa in Punta Engano.

For local tourists, there are a lot of passenger boats bound for Cebu City and as one disembarks, a lot of taxis are to be found outside the seaport area. Ask the taxi driver to take you to Kawayan Marine resort in Punta Engano, Mactan.

 

CONTACT US :

tel. nos. 

Cebu, Philippines :   ( 032 ) 516-1484; ( 032 ) 495-1353

Australia :                 0732746661

mobile nos.

 Cebu, Philippines : +63917-5466686 ( Fred Ponce ) ; +639287102680 (Connie )

Australia :                  0411335570

email: yawyan15@yahoo.com; conniecebu@hotmail.com; kawayanmarine@yahoo.com

FACILITIES AND SERVICES:

* Function Room

* Dive Shop

* Water sports

* Island Hopping

ACCOMODATIONS AND RATES:

Entrance Fee :

Adult ——————————————————Php 50.oo

Children 10 yrs old and below ————– Php 30.00

Room Rates :

Standard Rooms – Php 2,000

3 air-conditioned rooms with toilet & shower good for 1 -2 persons

Family Room – Php 3,800

1 air-conditioned room with toilet & shower good for 4-5 persons

Open Cottages – Php 2,500

3 bamboo cottages with built-in benches and center table, good for 30 persons

Above the Sea Open Cottage – Php 3,000

1 bamboo cottages with built-in benches and center table, good for 30 persons

Bamboo Huts – Php 1,500

2 bamboo huts with built-in benches and center table, good for 10 persons

Gazebo – Php 2,000

2 bamboo gazebos or kiosk with built-in benches and center table, good for 15 persons

Function Room – Php 5,000 / 4 hours

( Php 200 / succeeding hour )

a large airy room of bamboo and wood and can accomodate 20 persons… ideal for birthday and debut parties, wedding receptions, family reunions, company outings and other large gatherings… free use of kitchen, refrigerator and tabletop stove.

mactan rooms

* all above rates are exclusive of breakfasts / meals

* extra person charge is 150 / person

* rates are subject to change without prior notice

ACTIVITIES :

Scuba Diving and Discover Scuba

The coral island of Mactan is a diver’s paradise… rich in marine life with it’s wide variety of coral reefs and tropical fishes… the eastern coast where our resort is located offers the best variety of diving sites and good opportunities to see larger fish life along the walls of the Hilutungan Channel.

Beach Dive / Fun Dive – Php 3,000

for licensed divers, above rate is good for two dives per person. includes diving equipments and certified dive guide

Disciver Scuba Diving / Introductory Dive – Php 3,500

for beginners, above rate is good for two dives per person, includes diving equipments and dive instructor

PADI Open Water Course – Php 15,000

above rate is good for 1 person only, minimum of 3 days training, with license after course completion, includes diving equipment, dive instructor, boat dive, PADI materials

PADI Advanced Open Water Course – Php 15,000

above rate is good for 1 person only, minimum of 2-3 days training, with license after course completion, includes diving equipment, dive instructor, boat dive, PADI materials

Water Sports

Guests could enjoy themselves with different activities or water sports that the resort offers such as snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking and swimming. Canoes, kayaks, snorkels with masks, booties, fins and life vests are available for rent.

Kayak – Php 200 / hour

Rubber Boat – Php 300 / hour

Canoe – Php 100 / hour

Snorkel with Mask – Php 100 / day

Booties – Php 100 / day

Fins – Php 100 / day







13
Jun
09

Kawayan Marine Resort and Dive Shop – Sto. Nino, Malabuyoc


” Experience life with nature and discover things you never thought possible….. “

Kawayan Marine Resort is situated along the southern coast of Malabuyoc… a sleepy town located 126 kms southwest of Cebu City. This quaint, family-owned resort with it’s native cottages made of nipa, bamboo and other local materials and the crystal clear turquoise waters teeming with marine life is the perfect antidote to the busy and hectic life in the city… the perfect haven for those who seek refuge, to unwind and relax, a great summer get-away for family and friends… a place where you can experience nature at it’s best. There are a lot of activities to occupy and entertain the guests. Enjoy adventure tours like dolphin-watching in Tanon Strait, go kayaking, snorkeling or diving and discover colorful fishes, corals and the resort’s pride, their giant clams, cave-exploring, hiking and tours of the town’s mountains, springs and waterfalls and of neighboring towns. At night the sound of the waves rushing to shore are a soothing aid to slumber in their cozy and spacious bamboo rooms built on stilts above the sea.

the resort

GETTING HERE:

malabuyoc map

Prior to your arrival at Kawayan Marine, foreign visitors may fly direct to Cebu City and take a taxi for the South Bus Terminal. Local visitors may also opt to travel by plane or board a passenger boat bound for Cebu City and take a taxi from the airport or seaport for the South Bus Terminal. At the bus terminal, look for buses bound for Bato-Barili… the bus ride takes 3-4 hours with a 15-minutes stop-over either at Barili or Moalboal. The bus fare range from 130-150 pesos. When aboard, just inform the driver or conductor that you are getting down at Kawayan Marine Resort in Sto. Nino, Malabuyoc.

CONTACT US :

tel. nos.

Cebu, Philippines :   ( 032 ) 516-1484; ( 032 ) 495-1353

Australia :                   0732746661

mobile nos.

Cebu, Philippines : +63917-5466686 ( Fred Ponce ) ; +639287102680 (Connie )

Australia :                  0411335570

email: yawyan15@yahoo.com; conniecebu@hotmail.com; kawayanmarine@yahoo.com

FACILITIES and SERVICES :

* Dining Area

* Dive Shop

* Water Sports

* Local Tours

* Dolphin-watching

ACCOMODATIONS and RATES :

Room Rates

Above the Sea Rooms – Php 1000

5 fan rooms, good for 2 – 3 persons

Regular Rooms - Php 1000

5 fan rooms, good for 2 -3 persons

Airconditioned Room – Php 1,500

1 room only, good for 3-4 persons

* all above rates are exclusive of breakfast / meals

* extra person charge is Php 100 / person

* common toilet and bath

* rates are subject to change without prior notice

Meals :

set of 3 meals ( breakfast , lunch and dinner ) Php 600

with one bottle of mineral water for every meal

the rooms

ACTIVITIES :

Dolphin-Watching

enjoy a scenic cruise along Tanon Strait while being captivated by the wonderful sight of dolphins spinning, jumping and swimming beside the outriggers or boats. The best time to enjoy this activity is early morning when the sea is calm and when the dolphins are at their playful best.

Rates :

Dolphin-Watching – Php 6,000

use of the resort’s Cool Banana Pumpboat for Dolphin-Watching with crew and spotter/guide

Dolphin-Watching w/ stop-over at Bais White Sandbar- Php6,500

use of the resprt’s Cool Banana Pumpboat for Dolphin-Watching with crew and spotter/guide and a stop-over at Bais’ White Sandbar for a swim, snorkeling and sunbathing or for lunch

* boat capacity is 20 persons maximum excluding boat crew

dolphin watching sandbar

Scuba Diving and Discover Scuba

The sea of Malabuyoc and neighboring towns is a scuba-diver’s paradise. Their underwater world is a wildlife extravaganza… a spectacular underwater show of colorful tropical fishes, turtles, sharks, rays, eels, sea snakes and an amazing wide variety of hard and soft corals.

Beach Dive / Fun Dive – Php 3,000

for licensed divers, above rate is good for two dives per person. includes diving equipments and certified dive guide

Discover Scuba Diving / Introductory Dive – Php 3,500

for beginners, above rate is good for two dives per person, includes diving equipments and dive instructor

PADI Open Water Course – Php 15,000

above rate is good for 1 person only, minimum of 3 days training, with license after course completion, includes diving equipment, dive instructor, boat dive, PADI materials

PADI Advanced Open Water Course – Php 15,000

above rate is good for 1 person only, minimum of 2-3 days training, with license after course completion, includes diving equipment, dive instructor, boat dive, PADI materials

diving

Water sports

Guests could enjoy themselves with different activities or water sports that the resort offers such as snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking and swimming. Canoes, kayaks, snorkels with masks and life vests are available for rent.

canoe - Php 100 / two hours

kayak- Php 200 / one hour

mask w/ snorkel - Php 100 / day

life vests - Php 25 / day

canoe and kayak

 

Local Tours

The south-western part of Cebu is blessed with natural and historical wonders yet to be discovered… old Spanish churches, convents and watchtowers, magnificent waterfalls, gushing rivers, placid lakes and pools ideal for swimming, mystic caves and springs.

The resort arranges tours in the hidden jewels of Malabuyoc and in the neighboring towns. Guided tours are at Php 300 / day tour.

* tour rate is exclusive of transportation and meals

* transportation for the tour can be arranged with the resort’s management for an additional fee

Town of Malabuyoc

The town boasts of natural wonders unlike those in other towns…. the hot springs and waterfalls in Mainit are very popular tourist attractions.

The Montaneza Falls in Mainit attracts adventure and thrill-seekers. The river threads into a narrow ravine with huge boulders and flanked by limestone cliffs and dense vegetation. The three sets of waterfalls is perfect for rapelling, jumping and climbing. The cool, refreshing pools at the base of each waterfall are great for swimming. The Mainit Hot Springs where one starts their hike up the waterfalls is known to heal and sooth the weary adventurer.

Looc Falls on the other hand still remains unspoiled and a hidden jewel of Malabuyoc. A trail bordered by overgrown shrubs and trees leads to the Looc River where one passes through limestone walls flanking a good portion of the river, up a treacherous mountain trail and after an arduous hike you are greeted by the magnificent, captivating beauty of Looc Waterfalls surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and huge boulders.


malabuyoc tour

Town of Ginatilan

Inambacan Waterfalls, nestled in the lush vegetation of the mountain of Sitio Calabawan in Ginatil. The clear, cool waters of the falls’ three levels is ideal for swimming.

St. Gregory the Great Parish Church, a 157-year old church is of Baroque Architecture and is located at the heart of the town.

Ginatilan Town Plaza or the Millenium Park and Lighthouse, aseaside public park is where townfolks of every generation converge for a stroll, to relax or enjoy the sunset across Tanon Strait. At a corner of the town public park is a lighthouse to guide sea vessels plying the Tanon Strait.

ginatilan tour


Town of Samboan

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church… this chruch of Neo-classicArchitecture sits on a plateau overlooking Tanon Strait. The chruch complex has a three-storey stone Spanish Watchtower facing the sea. This simple, open structure has openings on all four sides and the archway on the lower storey opens to a long flight of stairs leading down to the foot of the hill. This staircase is the popular Jacob’s Ladder of Samboan.

Agunid Falls is a series of small falls of varied forms and shapes… the only way for you to get to the peak or last waterfall is to climb the limestone walls of each waterfall from the lowest to the highest and prepare yourself to get wet. This falls in Tangbo River remains untouched, uncommercialized… mystical, breath-taking, a jewel of Samboan…

samboan tour

Binalayan Falls

Dao  Falls

Mountain Biking and Mountain Trekking

explore and enjoy the town and mountains of Malabuyoc and neighboring towns… endless trails and dirt roads lead to mountain villages and panoramic vistas… or take a hike up the mountain near the resort and end up in a little clearing up the mountain, have a picnic and enjoy a panoramic view enfold before your eyes of sapphire blue sky, blue-shadowed mountain ranges of Negros island across, sparkling turquoise water of tanon Strait like diamonds on velvet and a breath-taking view of Kawayan marine from the top of a mountain…

Mountain Bike rental : Php 400 / day

rental time – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mountain Trekking with guide : Php 200

mountain bikesmountain trekking

PROMOS and PACKAGE TOURS :

The resort offers packages with special rates and discounts to groups who would like to avail of the resort’s amenities and services. This package is ideal for family, friends and company gatherings for overnight stays.

A variety of Adventure Tour Packages is also available for the adventurous guests and nature-lovers to choose from.

Group Packages

group package 1group package 2Adventure Tour Packages

adventure package aadventure package badventure package c

adventure package e












 





August 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Months


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.