Saturday, July 05, 2008

CARAMOAN, part four : Forget Gota Beach, Go Straight to HUNONGAN COVE!!!

Gota Beach gained fame earlier this year
as the main location of Survivor : France.


The French who outwitted, outlasted, and outplayed
each other have long gone,

and the production has left behind
some rather unattractive pre-fab beach houses,

which Pres. GMA typically enjoyed and approved
during her visit to the peninsula.



These structures now cost visitors P3,000 per night,
and P300 per person "landing fee" for a day trip.

Totally NOT worth it,
so we quickly skedaddled out of there!






Instead,
our motherly tour guide Eva (and her husband Adam)
instructed our boatmen to take us to Hunongan,

a secluded cove where the first resort in Caramoan
is scheduled to open later this year.



It's a pretty small beach;
very private, very beautiful.



And when these luxury Bahay Kubos are completed,
I imagine the rates here will be at Amanpulo levels.



We were already amazed at the
elegance of this tiny cove,





but Hunongan was a mere teaser for
the real jewels of Caramoan:

And so we set sail once again,
this time, towards the sister islands:

Lahus and Matukad!!!













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5 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi! Who can you refer me to for travel arrangements? I plan to fly in to Legazpi. That's all I have so far.

mar

September 9, 2008 at 2:06 PM  
Blogger spanx said...

you can get a lot of info
from edgar over at:

http://dasler.multiply.com/


or you can call Eva,
my favorite tour guide:

0910-9866016

September 9, 2008 at 9:26 PM  
Blogger spanx said...

p.s.

it's so much better and faster
to reach Caramoan from Naga ",)

September 9, 2008 at 9:27 PM  
Anonymous Jon Yago said...

Hi,

do you know who to contact if i want to make a reservation in Honongan Cove? I have been calling the number you gave (ate Eva the tour guide) but i cant reach her. thanks!

September 28, 2009 at 8:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

planning to visit caramoan? try http://residenciasalvacion.multiply.com

October 7, 2010 at 11:25 AM  

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