Boracay Island, Aklan Philippines
Built by hands by local carpenters in
1989, Australian/Pilipino owned SandCastles Boracay Retreat is
an exquisitely crafted, native-style absolutely beach front resort
set in tropical gardens on Boracay's main White Beach. Accommodation
consists of 20 large bungalows (cottages) and villas built with
local materials and decorated with uncluttered simplicity and
taste. Ethnic fabric, bamboo and rattan furnishings, village terra
cotta tiles, light shades, pottery, jars and crockery adorn guest
rooms and common areas. Screened rooms have ceiling fans and air
conditioning; tiled bathrooms have hot water. Cable television,
personal refrigerators and lockers available for a fee to long-staying
guests in certain rooms. A back to nature ambience with none of
the frills, SandCastles serves as a retreat to weary travelers,
or those who simply want to be laid back. The Department of Tourism
classifies SandCastles as 'AA'.
Set on Punta Bunga Beach. Rest your eyes on swaying coconut palms,
lush green foliage, a private stretch of dazzling white sand and
incredibly clear blue waters. Every moment is like communing with
nature and the fantastic underwater world adds more to the unique
beauty of Boracay. Escape and have a holiday of a lifetime at
the Club Panoly Resort.
Large air-conditioned and fan-cooled bungalows and villa rooms
by the beach twinning native architecture and decor with modern
comforts. Wide Bamboo balconies, sliding doors or Capiz shell..
spacious rooms featuring fine timber, woven sawali ceilings, Mindanao
wall hangings, village pottery.. ceiling fans in the style of
Somerset Maugham.. international standard bathrooms.
Single Detached Bungalow For honeymooners Non-smoking
King Size Bed
Beachview Villa Suite Strictly non-smoking air-conditioned
rooms. On 2nd floor overlooking White Beach Ideal for family of
four King Size Bed
Standard Bungalow Air-conditioned duplex native
cottages 2 single beds or queen size bed
Villas Choice of Non-Smoking or Smoking Villas
King, Queen or Single Size Beds Double connecting doors Air Conditioned
rooms Garden Villas are located within the resort Gardens, some
with connecting doors
Down a beer or sip real brewed coffee or tea at the bar, incline
yourself to an icy cold tropical fruit shake in our rattan lounge
chairs, feast on fresh prawns, crabs and fish personally served
if you like on a secluded cove, sample SandCastles' renowned Thai
Cuisine at its ThaiCastles restaurant overlooking the beach.
To Get There
travel time from Manila to Caticlan Airport by reliable scheduled
commuter aircraft, Asian Spirit (6K) and SEAir(BG), is about one
(1) hour. From the airport to the Caticlan jetty port is a short
hop of one-half (1/2) kilometer by the resort van or mini-bus.
A native motorized outrigger boat or 'banca' servicing the resort
exclusively takes you from the jetty port to the resort in about
twenty (20) minutes. Air charters from Manila and other points
can be arranged.
The principal domestice airlines, Philippine Airline (PR), Cebu
Pacific (5J) and Air Philippines (2P), operate several flights
daily from Manila to the capital town of Kalibo, from where you
can take an air-conditioned tour bus to Caticlan jetty port. The
road trip from Kalibo is about two (2) hours over excellent roads.
During peak travel season, Philippine Airlines operates shuttle
flights from Cebu City-Mactan International Airport.
The resort front office staff will be glad to reconfirm your domestic
and international flight bookings for you.
kayak and paddle boats
boating and fishing trips
par 72 world class golf
island boat tour