Travel shorts: New resorts, staycation deals


Posted at Aug 21 2019 06:31 PM

Bacau Bay Resort Coron. Handout

MANILA – Here are some of the travel-related promos and offerings you can check out for your next trip or staycation.

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Looking for a new place to stay in Coron, Palawan? Check out Bacau Bay Resort Coron, which is located just 30 minutes from Busuanga Airport and five minutes away from the town proper.

It has deluxe rooms, premier suites, and a presidential suite which all feature an added balcony extension where guests can witness Coron’s beautiful sunset.

Bacau Bay Resort Coron’s Amihan Restaurant treats guests to international delicacies and regional dishes, while the Isla Pool Bar and Serena Pier Bar let them enjoy cocktail evenings.

Guests can also dine at Pugon Café for some classic Italian favorites while enjoying a view of the resort’s mangroves and man-made beach.

Bacau Bay Resort Coron has swimming pools for kids and adults as well as 1.5 hectares of green space and mangrove plantation where they can enjoy sungka, badminton, paddle boarding, and more.

Visit the resort’s website for more information.


Crimson Hotel Filinvest City is offering staycation packages this quarter.

For as low as P2,800++ per night, pamper in any of Crimson Hotel’s charming Deluxe Rooms. A staycation with breakfast and P500 food and beverage credits is also available at P4,000++.

There is also the Flexi Stay package at P5,600++, which offers a 24-hour staycation in a Deluxe Room and P1,500 dining credits; the Glampcation package (rates start at P8,400++), which includes an overnight stay in two connecting Premier Rooms, a glamping set up for kids, breakfast for four people, and P500 dining credits; and the One-Bedroom Suite (P9,600++) and Two-Bedroom Suite (P11,200++) packages, which are inclusive of buffet breakfast, complimentary one round of mini bar, and P2,000 food and beverage credits.

All of these room packages also come with complimentary use of facilities such as swimming pool and fitness center, free Wi-Fi access, and parking pass. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 863-2222 or visit the hotel’s website. 


This December, El Nido Resorts’ top-end property Pangulasian will reopen its cogon villas with spacious high-ceilings surrounded by lush greenery and other highly-rated amenities that carry a Filipino tropical theme. 

These plush structures will continue to be complimented by the island resorts’ unmatched attraction – an ivory beach that stretches for about a kilometer soothed by gentle waves owing to its location within a bay. 

For the next few months, the cogon roofs of the villas will be replaced and back-of-the-house facilities like the sewage treatment plant and desalination plant will be upgraded. 


This month, enjoy having a restful staycation at Midas Hotel and Casino when you book a Deluxe Room for only P5,000 or the Executive Room for P6,000. 

Also, get a free Midas Hotel golf umbrella when you stay for the long weekend.

To get more discounts and perks, get yourself a Midas Royale Club (MRC) card for P8,000 and receive P25,000 worth of room and dining privileges. MRC offers cardholders valuable discounts and exclusive perks that can be availed all-year round. 

For inquiries and reservations, call (02) 902-0100 local 8232, e-mail, or visit the hotel’s website.


Book online at Shangri-La at the Fort and be rewarded with an all-inclusive Family Fun staycation package. 

Starting at P10,000 per night, the online package is a complete treat for families with two adults and two children looking for a weekend getaway in the vibrant Bonifacio Global City.

Offer is valid for stays on Fridays to Sundays until 30 November 2019. This offer is also valid on August 21 (Wednesday) to 26 (Monday), the weekend that includes the two holidays. 

For inquiries and reservations, visit the hotel’s website.