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Bungalow | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
North of Boracay's celebrated White Beach is the pristine cove of Diniwid. A few minutes walk from the powdery white sand beach, perched on the surrounding hilltop, lies the secluded residential enclave of Pulang Lupa where some of the most stylish homes are found. The studio cottage, MUNTINGLUPA [ little earth], expresses the seamless fusion of Asian vernacular typologies and the contemporary lifestyle. The high-pitched cogon grass roof crowns the lush sprawling gardens and the glass doors extend the vista to the endless views of the unspoiled hill tops. This idyllic bungalow, designed on the open-plan tropical style is caressed by the cooling breezes of the prevailing trade winds. In keeping with contemporary life, it offers superior mod-con amenities: toilet and bath with hot running water, a fully equipped modern kitchen, homey staff service.-the true living in Boracay , away from the hustle and bustle of the more developed areas in this world class destination.A stone's throw away from the stunning golf course a a mere 10 minute tricycle ride will bring you to the White Beach area where the you can enjoy the shopping, diving and kiteboarding centres, banking facilities, international restaurants and the numerous bars and clubs that has made this island the party place of Asia.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Caticlan 4 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
The Visayas region
The Visayas are the group of islands that make up the central Philippines, including most of the islands between Luzon in the north (were Manila is located), Mindanao, in the south, and Palawan in the east. Major islands in the Visayas include Bohol, Cebu, Leyte, Negros, Panay, Romblon, Samar, and Siquijor. The islands often vary in topography and culture. In addition to the beaches found on islands such as Boracay and Cebu, the region is rich in history. On the island of Mactan, just off the coast of Cebu is the monument to Chief Lapu-Lapu, who killed Ferdinand Magellan in the Battle of Mactan Island on 27 April 1521. The island of Leyte is where General Douglas MacArthur lead the invasion to expel the Japanese from the Philippines in 1944. It is also the island on which Magellan first landed in the Philippines in 1521.
There are many hidden treasure in the Visayas region. Pristine beaches are many, with Boracay's White Beach being the most famous. In addition, the beautiful tropical landscape, and warm, friendly people make the Visayas a great region to explore.
Boracay Island is located at the northern tip of the bigger island of Panay in the Visayas region. Until the 1970's, the island remained unknown to most outside of the Visayas region. In the '70's it was "discovered" by hippies who added it to their worldwide travel network. Gradually, the island became better known to the outside world because of it's incredible white-sand beach stretching for more than 4 kilometers. As a vacation destination, Boracay, really became popular only about 5 years ago.
The island is easy to get around, since it is only 7 kilometers long and 1 kilometer at its widest point. There are only three small villages on the island. These "barangays" are Yapac, Balabag, and Manoc-Manoc. Before tourism, the major occupation was fishing and still is for many native islanders. Drop by Diniwid Beach, north of White Beach, early in the morning and choose from the catch-of-the-day. The pristine waters have made Boracay a favourite diving destination. Kite boarding and windsurfing also attract large numbers of enthusiests.
After sunset, White Beach nightlife is hard to resist. Restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and beach parties offer something for everyone.
If you prefer something far from the madding crowds, areas at the north end of the island, such as Diniwid and Puka beaches provide tranquil small beaches and lush tropical forests.
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