Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa in Puerto Princesa, Palawan is The Break You Deserve
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa is a vast 4-hectare resort property located on a mangrove-dotted coastline. The resort itself is a destination in Puerto Princesa, Palawan—it may require a day to explore it with the many facilities and amenities housed within it.
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa in Puerto Princesa, Palawan is the break that you deserve. /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
There are about 78 bedrooms of different categories and designs that fit any kind of travelers—not one offering anything less than luxury and comfort. All of the rooms are spacious and pleasant, with huge windows that give the room a bright and invigorating air. Each room is opulently furnished with amenities like LCD TV with cable and Netflix, free and fast Wi-Fi, and safety deposit box.
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa offers nothing less than luxury and comfort. /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Pool Access Room of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
When guests reach the hotel, they are welcomed with refreshing drinks and cold towels offered by hospitable and radiant staff.
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa has courteous and hospitable staff.
Perhaps the most romantic and exclusive choice of accommodation is the Water Villa, a 90-sqm cabana-style villa built over water and directly facing the sea. The villa has floor-to-ceiling windows that let you see through to the outside whether you are lounging on the couch or lying in bed.
Anyone would fall in love with the Water Villa of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa. /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Outside the balcony, there are also lounge chairs, a hammock, and—a private Jacuzzi that lets you relax privately with a view of the oceanfront with a sandbar, undisturbed by any kind of noise except for the sounds of nature.
A Water Villa has a private Jacuzzi with a view of the beach. /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Sunrises and sunsets are something to look forward to at the Water Villas.
If you stay for more than one night at Princesa Garden, every night when you return to your room, you will find not only a finely made-up room and replenished mini-bar but also another serving of complimentary midnight snacks on your table.
Being committed to environmental sustainability, Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa does not provide plastic water bottles.
Expect different snacks every night in your room!
The vast resort is also a gastronomic destination, with three restaurants offering diverse specialties. The daily breakfast buffet is held at Rice, offering Filipino and international cuisine.
You will never want to skip breakfast if it’s at Rice.
Tomato and Basil Cuisina Italiana is the answer for pizza cravings with its wood-fired oven pizza offerings. And Sala Lobby Lounge, serving snacks and drinks, is also a nice place to loosen up especially at night when a movie is played on an outdoor projector.
Movie dates are romantic at Sala Lobby Lounge. /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Other notable facilities and amenities in Princesa Garden are the 1,640-sqm chlorine-free outdoor swimming pool (with a kiddie pool and Jacuzzi), the Hilot Spa Village specializing in traditional Filipino art of healing, and the non-motorized water sports facilities wherein guests are provided 1-hour complimentary use of kayak and stand-up paddleboard.
Take a dip at the chlorine-free outdoor swimming pool. /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Several activities are also held in the resort to make guests’ stay worthwhile, such as art activities at the Art Center, movie nights at Sala, and happy hour at one of the in-house restaurants, Tomato & Basil. (Schedules may vary, so please confirm with the front desk first.)
For the ultimate dream holiday with zero hassle, Princesa Garden Island offers an all-in package for 4 days and 3 nights with arrangements for daily meals and 4 of the most coveted tours in Puerto Princesa—Underground River Tour, Honda Bay Island Hopping, City Tour, and Firefly Watching Boat Tour. Rate starts at Php35,600 net for 2 persons.
Leave all the work to Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa with the all-in package! /IMAGE Courtesy of Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa
Address: Caniguiran, Brgy. Bancao-Bancao, Puerto Princesa, Palawan *Located 15 mins. away from Puerto Princesa International Airport
Check-in / Check-out: 3 pm / 12 pm
Contact nos.: Palawan office – 048-723-1354 / 0917-775-5776 / 0998-975-3768; Manila office – 02-7744-7878 loc. 7205 or 7107 / 0917-873-9574 / 0918-967-5132
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This first appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese and English Magazine February issue.
Written by Rei Leaño