By: Din M. Villafuerte – @inquirerdotnet
Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:33 AM April 14, 2018
It’s official (according to Pagasa): Summer is here.
And with that official declaration comes the unbearable heat of the season. City dwellers can’t wait to run away from the urban jungle every chance they get to escape to the beaches and resort towns that are sure to provide even a temporary relief.
At the end of a long and grueling workweek, all roads lead outside the city and into quick summer getaways where weekend warriors can cool down and recharge before enduring yet another scorching week in the city.
Trusted property developer Sta. Lucia Land Inc. (SLLI) offers its line of resort developments and hotels that will provide you respite and relaxation on the hot summer days coming your way.
An easy two-and-a-half hour drive north of Manila is Club Morocco Beach Resort and Residential Estates. Located right in the middle of Subic, Zambales, it is an exclusive residential community and a stone’s throw away from the beach.
Club Morocco features exclusive and first-class residential areas where you can enjoy breathtaking views each day and savor your quick summer break: Villa Monaco, Villa Ibiza, Villa Venezia and Costa Malaga. Its newest village, Costa Malaga is located at the top of the beachfront. From here, you can indulge in the breathtaking view of the beach while in the privacy of your own home.
If you’re in love with the visual richness of the Moroccan culture, then this place is the perfect must-visit for you. The fusion of Arabic, French and Spanish architecture makes everything Instagrammable at Club Morocco.
A water park also just recently opened in this Mediterranean haven.
Summer days are meant to be spent by the pool. Greet each morning with refreshing views of cool blue pools at the Aquamira Resort. Built around a water park, Aquamira has a huge swimming pool, a wave pool and a lazy pool.
Located inside the 600-ha Saddle & Clubs Leisure Park in Tanza, Cavite, the resort offers full-service condotels for those who are looking for a place to invest in. More than 100 units, each measuring 28 sqm, open to a sweeping view of Aquamira’s expansive pool.
Arterra at Discovery Bay Hotel and Resort
For those in the south, perched at the edge of popular diving destination on Mactan Island is Arterra at Discovery Bay Hotel and Resort. The panoramic view of the ocean is sure to soothe one’s frayed nerves during the summer.
If engaging in fun activities is your way of chilling out, Arterra has water sports facilities for jet skiing, hobie cat sailing, paragliding and diving. You may also go island hopping and fishing.
A basketball court that can be converted into a badminton court is also available in the property as well as a fitness gym, a billiard and game room, a health spa, swimming pools for both adults and kids and a jacuzzi.
SLLI also makes it possible for you to own your piece of paradise at Arterra. Studio-cut condotel units are available on the third to fifth levels of the property while residential units occupy the sixth to 20th floors.
You can also make the most out of investing in Arterra’s homey and tastefully-decorated serviced apartments.
You have the option to either reside in your acquired unit for personal use or rent it out to visitors and tourists in the city. Sta. Lucia Property Management will take care of the administrative matters in the day-to-day operations, thus making this a hassle-free investment.
Arterra is located on the tip of Punta Engaño in Mactan, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu, along the strip where other well-known five-star hotels stand. It is just a 20-minute drive from Mactan International airport, and very accessible from Cebu City.
For more info, check out the following websites: clubmoroccosubic.com