Being a tropical island with several natural wonders to offer to the world, the Philippines has continuously pushed the boundaries in giving tourists and even locals access to some of its most stunning bodies of water. From hidden gems like undiscovered lakes, private beaches, and hidden waterfalls, there’s truly something to marvel at time and again.
Sustainable Pioneers for Good and Leisure
Just two hours away from the busy metro of Manila lies the Hamilo Coast. This is not just any other private beach resort, it’s a beach destination that advocates and practices sustainable tourism. In fact, according to Hamilo Coast themselves, they’ve been partnering with the WWF-Philippines for thirteen years now to further promote and embody important environmental programs for sustainability that is incorporated into daily operations of the resort.
Hamilo Coast also promotes coastal resource management and the use of renewal energy in its initiatives throughout the island. Some projects include solar power lamp posts along Hamilo Drive and Loop Road, as well as green building strategies to create sustainable practices in constructing the Freia complex.
Apart from these small steps to further be shining example for other tourist destinations in the country, Hamilo Coast also pledges to practicing proper and meticulous waste management strategies and a ridge to reef management approach to further increase the biological capacities of fisheries in the area.
What can you expect when you visit Hamilo Coast?
The lavish and stylish beach resort has five-star amenities and superb service from the finest staff and hoteliers in the country. This is best for families, friend groups, and couples who wish for a great staycation from the city.
The Pico Sands Hotel gives non-members of the resort access to all its VIP facilities and offers the basics upon check-in, Wi-Fi access, high-quality mattresses, and linens, superb entertainment features, fully decked bathroom with complimentary toiletries and shower essentials, and a killer view of Hamilo Coast itself to name a few.
Guests will also have access to the sports complex where they can try their hand in basketball, badminton, or even play pool and bowling at the game room. Those who wish to enjoy some time with family can take early morning strolls by the lagoon and feed fish before going back for topnotch complimentary breakfast. Those traveling with young children can get some solid R&R at the spa and recreation center while kids play at the playpen just beside the gym.
Indeed, Hamilo Coast is another two-hour paradise where guests can explore some of the best staycation experiences, but also take some comfort in knowing their money is spent on sustainable tourism powered by Hamilo Coast’s environmental initiatives.