Pandan Island Resort
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Pandan Island is a private island with a small resort on the West coast of Occidental Mindoro, Central Philippines.
After the island was ‘discovered’ and the resort established in 1986 by a French adventurer, this tropical island retreat has been voted time and again as one of the top resorts in the Philippines, not in terms of luxury but for its quality of life and its personalized atmosphere.
Pandan Island is for people who like to spend time in tropical surroundings without cars and television. A place where you are woken up by the singing of colorful birds, where there is only a palm tree between you and the sea, where you still know your neighbors and where you may even meet a sea turtle before having your breakfast .
Pandan Island is a private resort island located on the west side of Mindoro / Philippines. Facing the South China Sea, halfway on the coastal road between Mamburao and San Jose, lays the small fishing town of Sablayan. Off its coast, only a twenty minutes boat ride away.
Facilities and Amenities
- Dining – The restaurant serves a blend of Filipino and European cuisine. Tess, our chief cook, combines local dishes and exotic ingredients with European recipes to offer you a varied dining experience. All meat and vegetables are bought daily on the local market in Sablayan. Fish comes often directly from the local fisherman on the way home from their fishing grounds. Lunch and dinner are buffet style and offer a variety of fresh fish and meat with vegetables, seasonal fruits and coffee or tea. For your small appetite short orders like spaghetti, burgers, sandwiches, soups or salads are available during the day.
- Beach Bar – Here you will have your welcome drink when you arrive, meet all the other guests of the island, hear the newest stories from Apo Reef, sip your cocktail at sunset or play a game of pool or darts. Located at the center of the resort right on the seashore it is a perfect place to spend the hot midday hours enjoying the cool breeze and watching the world go by.
There are many different activities offered on Pandan Island besides scuba diving. You can paddle up to the mangrove rivers near Sablayan, learn more about the daily life of the local population, watch a movie under the stars, go on a night safari in the jungle or simply read a book under a palm tree, there are myriads of things to do when you are on a vacation on Pandan Island.
You can also undergo a therapeutic massage on Pandan Island through a combination of the famous Japanese Shiatsu Massage and the art of acupressure. It has been proven to relieve body pain, tension, fatigue and chronic problems like arthritis, migraine and high-blood pressure or simply for relaxation.
Sablayan is a peaceful, little town in front of Pandan Island. Spend the morning there with their English & Tagalog speaking Guides. Let them show you around the most interesting places, have lunch, a little rest at the beach, and take afterwards an easy kayaking trip through unspoiled, amazing nature!