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Mambukal Mountain Resort

| Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental 6129, Philippines
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Nature Lover

My friends and colleagues from Manila went to visit us here is Bacolod, so of course we want them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jaychun
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Bacolod, Philippines
To the hill top

Wow I could say and we make it to the very top. We had a guide with us all the time whom was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerald X
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Island of Malta, Malta
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Visited February 2009. Roughly 30-45 minutes south of Bacolod City. It’s a good idea to rent out transportation for the day, leave early in the morning for Mambukal, and then come back in the afternoon/evening. We rented out a jeepney for roughly 2,000 pesos and brought some food to cook. There’s quite a bit to do here at Mambukal, all on cash basis, with relatively low fees. Per the website: Hotel Rooms, Water Falls, Swimming Pools, Function Hall, Therapeutic Warm Dipping Pool, Picnic Huts, Overnight Cottages, Food Court, Bat Watching, Boating, Wall Climbing, Slide for Life, Canopy Walk, and Camping Ground.http://www.mambukalhaven.com/location.htmlFirst we rented one of the picnic huts and started cooking. After we ate, we checked out the water fall, swimming pool, therapeutic warm dipping pool, boating lagoon and bat watching ….Picnic Huts – Nice views with a stand to grill and a sink wash your hands. The water comes directly from the falls.Water Fall – I’d say about it’s about a 30 minute hike to the first waterfall, over uneven ground and a single pipe railing to hold on to. Certainly a workout, I wouldn’t recommend this to the less-adventurous. There are a total of 6 or 7 waterfalls you can hike to, each one a less safe hike than the one before. You should at least hike to the first waterfall, it will be worth the trip. Bat Watching – You can see the bats hanging down from the tall trees in the distance from just about anywhere on the resort. They have specific ‘bat watching’ signs though, on the route to the first waterfall. Boating – You can rent a kayak for 30 minutes to an hour, good for 5 or 6 people per kayak. Life vests and two paddles are provided. Nice lagoon, lots of fun and good exercise. Swimming Pool – Cool water, large pool area. Like any other swimming pool except that this water is from the falls!Therapeutic Warm Dipping Pool – Like a hot shower on a cold day, but in ‘pool’ form. If you’re not used to the hot water just give your body time to adjust and sink lower and lower …. The resort was lots of fun, don’t forget the suntan lotion. Easily took up a whole day. A must visit if you are in Negros!
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“dipping pool” (36 reviews)
“bacolod city” (40 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental 6129, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and colleagues from Manila went to visit us here is Bacolod, so of course we want them to visit some famous places here in Negros Occidental, so Mambukal Resort is one of our destinations for the day. We took a mini bus going...More

1  Thank jaychun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow I could say and we make it to the very top. We had a guide with us all the time whom was very helpful. We swim at the mountain water very relaxing 😎.

1  Thank Gerald X
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you enjoy a perfect adventure of long walks and water falls view and a plunge on a volcanic spring, this is the place to be at. You'll be amazed with the water falls and the therapeutic spring, the flying fox viewing, and the butterfly...More

1  Thank Anna Marie C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The place is great but can you please improve the accomodation especially the lgu cottage. The guest needs to request for the rubber mat and towels.. there's no soap included and that php 200 deposit for the towels are annoying. I suggest they go to...More

3  Thank Robe Jan Ivan P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It's name is like "Entings". They refuse to abide by the Senior Citizen's Benefits act which was codified over 30 yrs ago. Not only are they operating illegally but also showing disdain to our seniors. Besides that they take an unfair competitive advantage over the...More

Thank Tim z
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Advisable for trekking all the falls and going to the spring for relaxation after. Restaurants are also available.

Thank Ramir L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We happened to be here for just one night. Nice place for picnic or weekend. Lots of activities for kids and adults, including trekking for 7 falls, bat watching, hot sulphur spring, camping, spa etc. There was no wifi, no phone in the rooms, so...More

1  Thank seedhunter
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

To make reservations, one must go to their office located at Capitol Bldg. You are required to pay a 50% downpayment or you could also pay in full whichever you please. We availed of the small Picnic Hut #10 which is good for 10 persons....More

1  Thank Mary Ann G
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place inside nature. Very friendly people and very nice structure. I recommend spa and trial running inside the mountains. If you want find yourself this is a best place! Food excellent. Price very cheap!

Thank valeriano81
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my boyfriend's dad birthday in here. The place in naturally majestic with a touch of minor development when it comes to the cottages. Trees can be seen everywhere and we also noticed some CCTV attached to some tress, maybe for everyone's safety at...More

Thank Jacky C
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Kristel Mae d
Hello! Are their rooms priced per night or hours of stay?
13 January 2017|
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Response from MeaningfulTrip | Reviewed this property |
per night.
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Sara D
Hello - do they have wi-fi?
12 January 2017|
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Response from rymii | Reviewed this property |
they doesn't have..but you can use your mobile data..
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