Despite having a warm climate year round, there’s still something about summer that prompts all those tropical getaways. The arrival of May marks the midpoint of the season, making it the perfect time to plan for a vacation. Zee Lifestyle notes down the most luxurious beachside destinations. The best part? All of these will cost you only Php 20,000 when you subscribe to Zee Lifestyle and avail of The Ultimate Travel Deals.
SHANGRI-LA’S MACTAN RESORT & SPA
Punta Engaño Road, Mactan Island
Cebu, Philippines | website
Fine white sand and clear waters leading to a thriving marine sanctuary. Delectable culinary experiences that will make you come back for more. World-class luxury hospitality with that distinct Cebuano quality. This is Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa in the historic resort city of Lapu-Lapu, Mactan Island.
WHAT WE LIKE: Access to the club room with breakfast and cocktails. Still Cebu’s best luxury resort as voted by numerous travel websites and publications.
THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL DEAL: Two nights stay at an Ocean Wing Club Room (regular rate: Php 15,725 per night, plus taxes). Avail now!
BLUEWATER SUMILON ISLAND RESORT
Sumilon Island, Oslob
Cebu, Philippines | website
An ever-shifting sandbar that will always make each visit different. A picturesque view of Cebu from the cool waters of the infinity pool. Your most glamorous camping trip just yet. This is Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort, the only property in the beautiful island of Sumilon, Oslob.
WHAT WE LIKE: Glamping in style! The resort is the only structure in this small island, with easy access to the whale sharks site in Oslob
THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL DEAL: Two nights stay in a premiere deluxe room with breakfast and one dinner (regular rate: Php 13,115 per night). Avail now!
BE GRAND HOTEL BOHOL
Bohol, Philippines | website
A stunning blend of a garden oasis and an impeccable beachfront. Beautiful panoramic views of Panglao Island at sunset. Exclusivity, with luxury villas having their own access to a private lagoon-type swimming pool. This is the new Be Grand Resort Bohol in Central Visayas’ most promising tropical destination, Panglao Island.
WHAT WE LIKE: The small details: Shanghai Tang toiletries, coffee maker with coffee pods, boxed chocolates as part of the turn-down service
THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL DEAL: Two nights stay for two at the Oceana Suite with breakfast (regular rate: Php 14,000 per night plus taxes). Avail now!
DISCOVERY SHORES BORACAY
Station 1, Boracay Island
Aklan, Philippines | website
Frozen treats served straight to you while you bask in the summer sun. Decadent accommodations that compete with the delightful stretch of sand. The Boracay experience, made much more luxurious. This is Discovery Shores Boracay in the island’s best spot, Station 1.
WHAT WE LIKE: Located right where the action is in Boracay’s Station 1. The resort pampers its lucky guests with frozen treats throughout the day.
THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL DEAL: Two nights stay for two at a Junior Suite with breakfast for two (regular rate: Php 13,500 per night plus taxes). Avail now!
HUMA ISLAND RESORT & SPA
Palawan, Philippines | website
Indulgent villas rising over royal blue sparkling waters on stilts, delightfully reminiscent of a Maldivian getaway. Inspired culinary selections that are the best on this side of the country. Well-appointed bedrooms that would make it hard for anyone to leave. This is Huma Island Resort & Spa in the unspoiled tropical paradise of Busuanga Island, Palawan.
WHAT WE LIKE: Utter privacy! If your idea of bliss is a Maldivian resort, look no further. For extra perk, take the seaplane that glides right at the doorstep!
THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL DEAL: One night stay at a Water Villa (regular rate: US $930 per night). Avail now!
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