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Hidden Paradise


Last Friday, we went to a mountain resort in San Fernando for our yearly company outing.  The name of the resort was Hidden Paradise Mountain Resort. I didn’t get the exact address of the resort, however, because I was asleep on my way there (and on our way back.) But my officemates said that there’s a huge sign along the National Highway so you won’t miss it.

Just a reminder for those who want to go there, though. The resort, according to some rough estimates of my officemates, is more than 10 kilometers from the Highway. And the road is small and quite dangerous (think of the road on the way to Sagada) if you’re not an experienced driver. But hey, our drivers managed to drive two big tourist buses and get us all there. So, yeah. I guess it’s still doable. :D And the place really gives justice to it’s name so I think you should check it out. :)

 

Of course you won’t remember how hard it was to get there when you’re actually there. Just look at that!

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On our way to San Fernando. Satchmo is very excited!

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We’re finally here! To the reception cottage of the resort.

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This is the first pool of the resort. This is the one behind the reception cottage.

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Some small huts with tables for day visitors.

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Beside the first pool is a big pond where, they say, you can go fishing. :D

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Going up a few steps, you can find the second pool. The pool was reserved exclusively for us. Satchmo looking even more excited.

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The second pool is perfect for corporate events because it has a big function hall near it.

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View of our pool from the third pool. Yes, there is a third pool. LOL.

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This is the third pool. It’s very deep so you should be very careful.

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Man-made mini-waterfalls. Very nice.

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Rooms facing the third pool. Cool.

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Some more rooms.

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On the other side are more rooms. There is a volleyball court right in front of them.

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Going up. More rooms up there!

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This is the basketball court with some of the resort’s more expensive rooms. I heard that there is another pool up there.

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Aside from swimming, there are other fun things to do there. They have a zipline! Coool!

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Jenny checking out the zipline!

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Can you handle it? Hehehe.

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Alex Yap does the “Running Man’. Hahaha.

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Vet doesn’t look scared here. Hehehe.

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When you get to the other side, you can then try the monkey bridge.

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The monkey bridge over the green pond.

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Cel in action.

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After the monkey bridge, you can go back to the platform using this rope. All three activities for just 75 pesos. If you have 3 other friends, you will only have to pay 350 for two rounds each.

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After the party, Satchmo posed with some friends. Satchmo with Will.

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Here’s Satchmo with Marge. By the way, Satchmo is now in Singapore with Vet and Dencio. I’m sure he’s having a grand, grand time!

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Visit the Hidden Paradisde Mountain Resort now!

 

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27 responses to “Hidden Paradise

  1. inday myrna August 31, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    What a beautiful place to unwind.

  2. ianne August 31, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    It’s truly exotic! Have fun in Singapore, Satch! :-)

  3. ofw_cebu August 31, 2009 at 8:47 pm

    naka adto na dyud diay ka diha….nakadungog ko ani through my relatives, nindot dyud nuun kay truly Hidden dyud, I was told nga wala poy signal didto sa cellphone, layo dyud ka sa city and very nice ang views and serene atmosphere……

  4. leylander August 31, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    nindot gyud didto sir. and wala gyuy signal. hehe

  5. My Masterpiece August 31, 2009 at 9:08 pm

    hhhaha maauha jud anin g satchmo oist. suya ko dah. bisag asa lan lagpot.

  6. Shadows of Me August 31, 2009 at 9:10 pm

    ley, pwede ta exchange links sa akong movie reviews? pls let me know if ok lang. thanks http://marian-moviereviews.blogspot.com

  7. luisa USA September 1, 2009 at 3:50 am

    nice place, maayo unta ug dili layo sa city… thanks ley

  8. jenny September 1, 2009 at 8:51 am

    nice resort !! i will definitely check it out next time i go home!!

  9. Alex September 1, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    Complete Name man dyud!!! bwahahaha…

  10. Miscellaneous Stuffs September 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    wa pa jud ko naka anha aist. hidden paradise…

  11. ismat September 2, 2009 at 12:02 am

    naka kuan nako ani niya nga place.. sad to say wala jud me na lahos og anha pag january… na busy kuri2x … hope by next yr maka anha na jud me…. .. kay nice place jud diha… diba ley u can stay over nite sa paradise?

  12. cielo September 3, 2009 at 5:29 am

    salamat sa pics ley. nganong wala man ka papicture sa imong pag-ziplining? nindot unta to nga makakita mi sa imong stunts :)

  13. LoCal September 23, 2009 at 12:55 am

    bai Leyland
    pila ka kilometro ma ni gikan sa highway? basin ug suroyon ni namo sa akong family puhon.

    Na hook ko sa mga views ug sa facilities nila

  14. LoCal September 23, 2009 at 1:51 am

    Thanks bai

    We’ll check this out

  15. EIm October 18, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    thanks for posting your pics…it helps us a lot in our travels…

    Just a suggestion : maybe if you travel going North -to BOGO , I highly recommend NAILON beach….

  16. wernz December 29, 2009 at 1:13 am

    Sorry guys. We have visited this place 2 days ago. Dec. 27, 2009. Unfortunately it was not a very nice experience. We were only allowed to go to the 1st pool ( CHILDREN’S POOL )behind the reception coz’ the other 2 pools were occupied by Koreans. Ok fine, they were there first. What’s not so good is that the pool is not safe. My 5 year old son got hurt by the falling cement with RUST in the water from the bridge over the pool. See pictures from degitaleye.wordpress.com Nindot man tan awon pero dli gyud safe. This is good only for those who are with no kids. The CR are no good as well. It is very dirty. Baho gyud kaayo, murag naay amonia. Sayang, We are expecting more kay layo gud, dapat limpyo unta. Cottages walay trapo…..
    I will definitely do not recommend this place.

  17. graysey February 7, 2010 at 9:18 am

    Didn’t like the place too. We were a group of 10 and we stayed at the dormitory. We couldnt use the bathroom because the sink clogged up with water, which came out of nowhere.

    Customer service was poor as well. Food we ordered took forever, they didn’t even give us utensils. There was no phone inside the room to follow up on our requests. So we had to g down to the front desk and then back up to our room, again and again.

    There were flies everywhere and strays dogs roaming around.

    Disastrous.

  18. ms hidden March 7, 2010 at 10:22 am

    nice resort, but no signal of all networks, number one important..

  19. mark maranga June 18, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    nice ang resort pero rocky kaayo ang road padulong didto. wala gyud signal ang pinakaproblem didto.

  20. aisa July 13, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    wow…. nice lagi ang place..

    gwafo lagi tong ga.yellow.. jowk..

    ganahan ang mga korean sa inyong place

    nice ko noh….

  21. aisa July 13, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    nice lagi inyong pool na.ay kahoy sa tunga..

    wow shocking……..

  22. Paulo August 25, 2012 at 6:21 am

    ayay ka.. Team Building namo dra next week..

  23. Daniel April 12, 2014 at 6:40 am

    Sus !! Abi kog nindot .. Bati man d.i , ana sya naa kunoy volleyball court , ultimong net wa man gani .. Really dissapointed jid !!

  24. Daniel April 12, 2014 at 6:42 am

    But infairness , nindot jud ang pool .. Its just hopeful kaayu mi nga naay volleyball or basketball court .. Then wla d.i ..

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