Discover Manila’s colonial history, then fly to
the islands of Cebu and Bohol to see more
of the country’s wildlife and countryside,
including the chance to spot whales. Finish on
the white sand beaches of Boracay.
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Fly from London to Manila, via Hong Kong, with
Cathay Pacific. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Manila Hotel for a
2-night stay. (N)
Morning tour of Intramuros district to visit Fort
Santiago, San Agustin Church and Casa Manila.
Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)
Fly to Cebu and transfer to the Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan, an hour north of Cebu city, and stay
for 2 nights. (B)
Full day island-hopping boat tour aboard a large
motorised outrigger canoe. Drop anchor near a
small island in the marine reserve and snorkel
over the reef, swim or sunbathe. (B, L)
High-speed ferry to Bohol. Transfer to The Eskaya
Hotel for 3 nights. (B)
Full-day tour of Bohol, visiting the Unesco site of
the Chocolate Hills, the Tarsier sanctuary and a
cruise on the scenic Loboc river. (B, L)
Full-day whale and dolphin watching tour. Dolphins
can be sighted year round, but the best time to spot
whales is between March and June, when sperm
whales and Bryde’s whales can be seen. (B, L)
Drive to Tagbilaran, then fly to Boracay via
Manila. On arrival, take the hotel’s boat direct to the Shangri-La Boracay for a 4-night stay. (B)
Fly to Manila. Connect with Cathay Pacific flight
back to London, via Hong Kong. (B)
Arrive in London. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The Alegre Beach Resort is located in the north of Cebu, 80km from the airport. Set among tropical gardens, the 21 spacious, elegant cabañas all have a roofed veranda and large bathroom with bathtub and shower. There are three private beaches with fine white coral sand. The clifftop Pavilion restaurant affords panoramic views of the beach and sea. Facilities include a spa, gym and games room, and there are tennis and badminton courts...
Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa is a beautiful 15-room boutique property on the south coast of Panglao Island, Bohol. The resort encompasses more than 16 hectares of land opening out on to a 5 km stretch of white sand beach. Accommodation is in thatched villas, or "balai" in the local dialect, built with indigenous materials, such as bamboo, cogon grass and hardwoods. The villas are offered in a range of categories, most with private swimming pools. The resort is centred around a large infinity pool with a swim-up bar, and the nearby Handuraw spa offers a range of treatments and therapies. Diners can enjoy the casual ambience of the Lantawan Restaurant, or enjoy an al fresco meal on the...
The Shangri-La luxury experience starts with an exclusive welcome lounge at Caticlan airport, from where you will be escorted by Shangri-La's private speedboat to the hotel on the north of the Boracay island. The resort's 219 rooms, suites and villas feature indigenous materials, such as Abaca weave rugs and accent lighting created with local capiz shells to add a touch of Philippine flavour. All rooms have a spacious balcony with a daybed, marble-floored bathroom, separate rainshower and bath, tea-making facilities, minibar, flatscreen television, complimentary broadband and wireless internet access, and iPod dock. Guests can relax on two secluded white sand beaches, Punta Bunga and Banyugan Beach, or take the complimentary shuttle service to the larger public White Beach to the south. Alternatively, make use of the resorts facilities, including the CHI spa, health club, large swimmin...
Opened in 1912, the Manila Hotel is a landmark in Manila, the home of high society visitors and often a scene of historic events. The hotel has been home to some distinguished guests over the years, most notably General Douglas MacArthur who established his command post here during the Japanese invasion, and after whom the penthouse suite is named. Marlon Brando, Senator Robert Kennedy, President Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson and The Beatles have all also stayed here. A magnificent green tile roofed California Missionary-styled building, its location in the historic district of Manila means rooms overlook Manila Bay and its magnificent sunsets, or the fascinating view of Intramuros. All 500 rooms and suites include wireless internet access, coffee / tea making facilities, separate bathtub and walk-in rain shower, air conditioning, LCD television, minibar and safe. Dine at the...
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