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Boracay and Belmont beckon !-- --
1-billion hotel by
Located in the 150-hectare township Boracay Newcoast, Belmont is a three-tower hotel with 442 rooms in three categories: deluxe twin or queen, premiere deluxe and executive suites, ranging from 27 to 52 sqm. Belmont is one of five
In the next five years, the company will also open hotel brands in Paraaaque, Bacolod, Iloilo, Boracay and Laguna.
On a recent media fam visit to Belmont, we experienced its brand of hospitality, well-appointed spaces and lovely Filipino food with produce sourced from Aklanon farmers.
There's even a courtyard on the third floor and gardens to feel the Boracay breeze while having a drink or reading your book. Belmont is also a short walk to Newcoast's private beach.
I like this area of Boracay Station 0, they call it because of the mountains on the horizon that are seemingly close to the waters, the hills, the keyhole, and the golf course that surrounds it. It's nice to be away from the crowds of White Beach, yet you can go there with the regular shuttle from Belmont to experience the nightlife and shopping.
"Our second hotel under the Belmont brand offers an exclusive nature experience in the paradise island of Boracay as it allows guests to see the island's panoramic natural scenery from one building to another from the vast sea to the lush mountains and hills of the island and other nearby islands," says
Because Belmont is inside Boracay Newcoast, getting to and from the hotel is a breeze thanks to its own quay (which for now is a pontoon) right beside the hill's keyhole. It takes only a five-minute drive from the hotel to the pontoon and 15 minutes on a speedboat to get straight to Caticlan Port.
Boracay Newcoast makes up 12 percent of the entire island and will keep 60 percent of the property open, building only on 40 percent. It is planned for both vacationers and those wanting to stay longer or permanently such as balikbayans or investors.
For vacationers there are the
All these are anchored on green building practices, such as having its own sewage treatment plant (STP), solid waste disposable system and the installation of solar LED street lights. It's easy to imagine how Boracay Newcoast will look a few years from now, when the condominiums, hotels and shops will be completed: a lively, well-planned community of residents and tourists, chilling and partying, and shopping and hopping from one restaurant or bar to another.
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