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Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort and Spa

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Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort and Spa in Sabang, Puerto Galera is an exotic beach resort resting along the lush green forest mountains of Mindoro that connect to a white sand, blue water beach. We offer a private villas-style atmosphere with charming Filipino hospitality that is within a short walk from the center of the lively town of Sabang, Puerto Galera, Philippines. There you can enjoy dining, nightlife, shopping and more.Lalaguna Villas offers a superior standard of villas that suit the most discerning traveler with a variety of rooms ranging from our studio accommodations for the budget conscious up to our signature ‘Penthouse’ executive apartment. Most of our rooms feature ocean views of one the most renowned tropical diving areas in the world. All our rooms are equipped with the latest facilities and amenities that guests consider a nice confluence of the highest western standard luxuries with local Filipino charm and hospitality. Room service is available 24/7.
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Good accommodating , complete amenities , friendly staff , Serve Delicious Food in any style base on the meñu ... They have a diving centre which is complete equipment and affordable price ..Very Beautiful place to spend your vacations with your friends, family or as a couple ..
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Hello all. I have to say I had a fantastic time here. The hotel is beautiful with a great new and vibrant look. The staff are very courteous, talkative and as people, they seem to be genuinely nice people. If you need a drink to refresh you like nothing you’ve ever experienced,
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Response from Info L, Guest Relations Manager at Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort and Spa
Responded 12 May 2018
Dears John and Rose, Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Lalaguna Villas. You were staying in one of our recently renovated Studios, with a modern design and with top quality amenities that provide to our guests a high level of comfort. You mention some positive notes about our facilities. Our goal is to offer the best to our guests, and for that reason, we are permanently working to improve these. All our staffs are pleased with your kind words toward them, and your compliments are very rewarding for them. With regards to Donald's Gin Juices; they are starting to become famous in Sabang, especially when you can have them at a discounted price during our daily Happy Hour. Great you enjoyed the services from LLV Divers, our newly opened dive shop. Our experienced and professional instructors are here to make of your diving trip a memorable one. It is not just about diving; it is also about hospitality. Once again, thanks for your review.
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I can highly recommend this place We stayed there over Christmas 2018, arrived on 24th and were supposed to leave on 27 but we were enjoying it so much we extended to 28th (with out any issues), we were travelling 2 adults ( 1 non diving mom, and her diving Brother) and 1. 10
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This hotel is the best in this area. Staff is friendly and helpfull, nice rooms and the food is really good. The Dive Center is excellent - AC and Conan is doing such a great job. Equipment is good, they have really good knowledge about the whole area, but what makes them so
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I’m taking my nitrox, rescue and divemaster course and it is really good and thorough! The instructors are great at explaining, helpful and finding good diving spots Here in Lalaguna Villas is an amazing place to live and dive and here is really beautiful places and a lot of
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the resort has its own dive speed boat (Black) to take you for diving ( Green) taxi boat to take you to a place you want specially if you want to go beach hopping or either can pick you up in Berberabe Batanggas within 30 min drive going to Puerto Galera. ( Red ) extra boat in case of emergency and can be used as personal beach hopping boat as you pleased. (white) an extra taxi boat to send you to muelle pier , sabang pier all this boat is used for the convenience of the guest and just located in-front of the resort
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Hi, We can arrange a private transfer from Manila airport or a hotel in Manila direct to our doorstep at a cost of P8,000 car (Hyundai Grand Starex) and boat, one way. Alternatively, from Batangas Pier, take the ferry to Sabang. Ferries depart from 7am until 4pm. To take the public ferry, each person will then need to pay P30 for the terminal ticket fee, P230 for a ferry ticket. Another P50 per person will be collected in Sabang port for Environmental User's Fee. Upon arrival at Sabang port, look for the Lalaguna Villas boat and boatmen. We have a daily water taxi schedule to meet every arriving ferry from Batangas port. You may call or text us at +63 917 570 3415 when you board the ferry from the Batangas. Best regards, The team of Lalaguna Villas
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Hi Generally, Sabang is quite a safe area. It is quite a small town and mostly people know each other. However, this is not to say that if you drop your wallet and go back an hour later, it would be there waiting for you. However, the question really should be, why walk when you can take a ride on our speedboat. It is free for guests to jump on board on any of 8 scheduled trips per day between the resort and Sabang, timed to coincide with the arrival and departure of ferries. At night you can simply text the office number to have the boat collect you, only P100 for resident guests, P200 for passengers not staying with us. It is a scenic and romantic ride, and eliminates any possibility of hassles. Regards Chris
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Hi Thanks for your inquiry. A Luxury Villa that sleeps 5 with the best ocean views over Verde Island costs P7875 +tax per night. Let us know if you have other preferred sleeping arrangements. There are numerous benefits to booking directly with us, and we price match. In an effort to provide you the best savings possible, we would like to offer you a discounted meal package. To take advantage of this offer, you must request your choice of discounted meal package when you make your reservation. Breakfast P350 Anything from our extensive a la carte menu Half Board P900 Breakfast plus a 2-course dinner Full Board P1200 Half Board plus a lunch snack Supplement P1600 Full Board plus a fruit platter and dessert These prices are per person and all occupants must participate to take advantage of these savings, Children under Age 12 are half price and children under Age 3 are free. Help Us Make Your Vacation Memorable At Lalaguna Villas, we pride ourselves in our ability to ensure you have the best vacation possible. Please let us know if you are you celebrating a special occasion. We will ensure every detail is taken care of so you can spend more time relaxing and less time planning that special event. We are able to prepare flowers, set up a honeymoon suite, bake cakes, serve wine, prepare and serve breakfast in bed and/ or plan and execute a fabulous gourmet meal. Amenities Lalaguna Villas is a new luxury resort with a combination of brand new and fully renovated rooms and facilities. All of our rooms have new air-conditioning and orthopedic mattresses. Most of our rooms provide a spectacular 180 degree view of the sea. In addition, many of our rooms have full kitchen facilities. It is also our pleasure to provide you with top quality linens, towels, and many other extras provided in each room. In an effort to make your vacation as comfortable as possible, we have provided everything from night lights to rechargeable flashlights. Our rooms are also equipped with flat screen LCD TVs with 40+ cable channels and large refrigerators with freezers. In addition, at no extra charge, we provide unlimited pure chilled/boiling drinking water, WiFi, laundry service and a DVD library. Green Earth Projects We recently completed the first stage in the process of becoming independent of the national power grid, by implementing a 210 Kilowatt/hour battery farm, controlled by sophisticated inverters which switch from city power to battery backup within milliseconds; your TV will not even flicker during the frequent brownouts which occur in Puerto Galera. This is currently the most advanced power management system deployed in the entire Philippines! Our resort runs on a 3-phase power system in the interest of greater efficiency. We are currently exploring solar panels to reduce and eventually remove the need to use our backup diesel generator during extended power failures. This is a small part of our environmental awareness program, as a member of the voluntary international program, known as Zero Carbon Resorts. We proudly claim to be at the forefront of all the resorts in this area in this regard, as we pursue a strict recycling program which includes everything from rechargeable batteries to collecting, filtering, and purifying rainwater, which accounts for more than 50% of our water usage and provides our guests with a far higher quality of water than other resorts in the area. Food Enjoy a savory meal while taking in an incredible view as you embrace the unique ambiance while relaxing in our state-of-the-art outdoor furniture. We have four excellent chefs on site catering to your dietary needs 24/7. Our staff will deliver meals and snacks to your room, poolside, Cafe Nemo, the VIP clubhouse or our beachfront rooftop deck. We feature new specials daily. We can also cook to order many of your favorites with little or no notice. Take a moment and familiarize yourself with our menu. Diving Excursions Lalaguna Villas is located in the heart of one of the most renowned areas in the world for scuba diving and scuba diving instructors. Allow us to introduce you to a fascinating world of mystery and sea life. The reefs are covered with basket sponges, whip corals, large and small gorgonian fans. Underwater rock formations serve as sanctuaries for several species of snappers, surgeonfish, unicornfish, and fusiliers. You may even see a shark or an eagle ray. We can get you into a wetsuit at the most competitive rates in the area with our Dive Packages. We partner with the most reputable dive shops in the area. Take a moment and review our Dive Packages. Contact us and we will customize a Dive Package for you, your family, and your friends. If one or more of your group do not wish to dive, we offer personal spa services available punctuated with food and beverages. Enjoy all the creature comforts of home after diving our 40 world-renowned dive sites in the famous the Coral Triangle. Cap your trip off with a trip to the diverse Verde Island Passage. Memories in the Making Enjoy a remote beach swim or a romantic picnic for two. We have a ten-meter speedboat which can comfortably transport more than a dozen passengers. The speedboat is available for charter anywhere in the area. The resort includes an air-conditioned gym and a clubhouse/meeting room with table tennis, karaoke, video games and other amusements. Allow us to set up a massage in your room anytime during your stay. Exciting Excursions Try many of the local excursions, including the following: Snorkeling, fish feeding, visits to the giant clams and underwater cave Xtreme Sports (Mud Go Karts, ATVs, Paintball & Zombieland Crossbow/Airgun) Golfing and zipline at Ponderosa Golf Club Gun firing range - shoot an AK-47! Hiking/Trekking (Tukuran Falls) The Hash House Harriers Visit Tamaraw Falls Motorbike or Yacht rental and so much more... Our front desk will gladly make all these arrangements for you. Feel free to arrange these wonderful excursions prior to your arrival while making your reservation with us. Lalaguna Villas will help you meet all of your transportation needs. While making your reservation, provide as much information as possible regarding your transportation requirement so we can ensure you get the best transportation available for your needs. Please let me know which accommodations interest you and we will send you the details and any other relevant information.
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Not sure on the cost but the beach is not really that kind of beach. You can walk 5 minutes up the coast though to the next bay for a nicer beach however this area isn't really a "beach vacation" place - it is focused on scuba diving and relaxing around the pool in between dives.
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"lover level rooms facing the pool can have some noise from the music by the pool in the day time."
"Choose a room from 4th floor and up - you will have the nicest view"
"All the rooms are brand-new and look so clean and amazing!"
"definitely take advantage of the great diving and dive center"
"Service was excellent from everyone at the hotel. Diving was great with experienced, knowledgable and friendly guides, excellent all round."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 50 - US$ 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesMindoroOriental Mindoro ProvincePuerto Galera
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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