Located roughly six hours away from Manila in Sitio Paraiso, Catanauan Quezon, Catanauan Cove is the perfect hideaway for those who wanted to forget the busy city life.
It’s a Shore Thing
As you enter the resort, Catanauan Cove’s pool will welcome you. It’s not that big but it is very clean. Pool water gets deeper towards the middle so if you don’t know how to swim, you can stay at any side of it.
The pool is located near the pavilion where meals are being served but requires a number of steps from the rooms. Make sure to bring the things you need like towel when you get to the pool. A few pool lounge chair is also made available.
Walking past through the pool is where you can find the resort’s beach. You can watch the sunset with their nipa hut cottages facing the serene sea. In the morning, you can enjoy walking in the two-kilometer stretch beach shoreline.
You can also spend a fine afternoon in one of their hammocks.
What might bother you a little swimming at the beach is the presence of a number of jellyfish. Some of my colleagues suffered from jellyfish stings. You can find them even near the shore.
Hit the Hay
We stayed in their duplex beachfront room which is spacious enough even for 6 people. Both the room and bathroom are clean. Towels are provided but you have to bring your own toiletries.
Aside from swimming, you can also enjoy their kayaking and snorkeling. At the same time, they have beach volleyball and ATV. Frisbee can also be played (just bring your own disc).
On the Plate
Food is not much varied but is in generous serving. I am just happy to eat Filipino dishes especially for breakfast. And being served with a simple brewed coffee gives me comfort away from home.
Members of the staff are accommodating and courteous.
Money to Burn
Below is a list of room rates per night. Please visit Catanauan Cove’s website for the complete inclusions in each room package.
- Hilltop Cottages – PHP5,500
- Beachfront Cottages – PHP8,500
- Beachfront Duplex Cottages – PHP8,000
- 2-Bedroom Pool Villa – PHP12,500
- Honeymoon Suites – PHP10,000
Address: Catanauan Cove, Sitio Paraiso, Brgy. Cutcutan, Quezon
Contact Details: (+632) 400-8787 / (+632) 523-4812