Stylish and contemporary, this lush garden retreat sits on a stunning private beach.

An exclusive hotel cosseted by lush tropical gardens and fringed by a bright white beach – this is a tropical paradise and an opulent escape with plenty of facilities. Spend lazy days upon the private beach set within a peaceful cove, or by one of two expansive swimming pools dotted around the resort. For the active, why not try your hand at some of the watersports on offer which include snorkelling, sailing, kayaking or diving.

You can choose from four restaurants, serving Italian cuisine, seafood fare and other international delights. Dining at Cowrie Cove is a must, where sweeping ocean views combined with the freshest seafood and local ingredients from the market to create a culinary journey.

There are 530 rooms and suites within the resort which are spread over two buildings. Deluxe Rooms are located in the main wing and overlook the gardens or the sea at a supplement, whilst the larger Premier Rooms are in the Ocean Wing and have sea views within stunning surrounds.

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Key information

Set on Mactan Island

Airport transfer time: Approx. 15 minutes from Mactan airport
Rooms: 537

Good to know

Minimum stay 4 nights 26 Dec-31 Dec. Compulsory New Year’s Eve gala dinner (supplements apply).

Insider tips

TAILOR MADE TEXT:

Stylish and contemporary, this lush garden retreat sits on a stunning private beach and is home to an exclusive, newly refurbished Ocean Wing and a truly indulgent spa. A choice of dining options range from modern Italian cuisine at Acqua to contemporary Cantonese dishes at Tea of Spring, and a bar offering snacks, daytime refreshments, signature cocktails and post-dinner drinks accompanied by live music. There are two swimming pools, a children’s pool, CHI, The Spa, a games room, Toddlers’ Zone, and watersports.

Accommodation information

537 rooms and suites

Activities

• Splash out on a treatment at CHI, The Spa*
• Book a slot and learn about Filipino culture at the Buko Bar on Monday evenings*
• Head out on a snorkelling safari*
• Opt for a delightful garden tour.*

Dining

5 restaurants and a bar

What's included

Breakfast at Tides restaurant.

*Denotes local charge