Subic Bay Yacht Club: Fancy recreation in Subic within reach
Subic Bay is such a unique natural harbor that is rather apt to enjoy with a recreation as fancy as yachting. Contrary to what some people think, yachting or cruising is within anybody’s reach. The only yacht club in Subic, Subic Bay Yacht Club, is open to the public, which means that anyone who wishes to have a luxurious getaway can have it at this premier yacht club.
Subic Bay Yacht Club is conveniently located along Rizal Highway inside Subic Bay Freeport. Established in 1997, it is well-known for its top-of-the-line berths and facilities that allow for a secure and environmentally friendly sailing. The club has around 300 berths that can accommodate 25-ft to 178-ft long watercraft.
Subic Bay Yacht Club offers yacht and boat rental, and yacht cruise packages. As currently listed on the club’s website, a yacht cruise package priced at Php 21,000 can let a group of up to 20 persons enjoy two hours of luxurious recreation on a yacht with delicious food and beverages.
Subic Bay Yacht Club boasts of state-of-the-art facilities whether you’re here to enjoy water activities under the sun or spend a staycation with family or friends. The club has an extensive recreation center that includes five swimming pools, an indoor fitness center, a basketball court, a tennis court, a volleyball court, and a bowling alley. They also have a water sports center and a yacht repair facility.
IMAGE Subic Bay Yacht Club website
For those going for a staycation, the club offers spacious and elegantly furnished rooms and suites, with fitted carpet and velvet furniture. The beauty of the rooms is classic and timeless. Guests can choose from upper deck room, deluxe room, executive room, stern suite, corner suite, bridge suite, and presidential suite, with prices ranging from Php 9,000 to Php 24,000.
Deluxe Room (Php 10,000) /IMAGE Subic Bay Yacht Club website
Bridge Suite (Php 18,000) /IMAGE Subic Bay Yacht Club website
The main clubhouse houses Cambusa Bistro which specializes in Italian and Asian fusion dishes and features scenic views of the marina.
For people on a tight budget, it is not impossible to include Subic Bay Yacht Club in their plans. It is best to go here with family and friends and take advantage of group packages such as the yacht cruise. Not only will you save on costs when you take your loved ones but will you also have a more wonderful time because you spend it with the most important persons in your life.
Images from Subic Bay Yacht Club website
This first appeared in Philippine Primer magazine’s July 2018 issue.