Aquaria Beach Resort : Zee’s First Birthday

If you’re going to ask me and my husband what our happy place is, that would be BEACH!

So if you are looking for a resort near Manila, why not check out a new place we’ve found in Calatagan, Batangas :)

 

My husband proposed to me at the beach (Matabungkay, Batangas) ,

we exchanged our vows in a beach too (Laiya, San Juan Batangas).

Then, we celebrated our First Wedding Anniversary still at the beach (Boracay, Aklan)

And since our Baby Zee turned ONE last May 28, 2014, we’ve decided to celebrate it in a beach.  hehe :)

 

Then we saw AQUARIA BEACH RESORT online,  a new beach resort in Playa, Calatagan, Batangas. It is part of Playa Calatagan’s Leisure Tourism Estate developed by Landco. From Manila travel time is 3 hours.

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Here’s their admission rates for non unit owner:
inclusion: pool usage, beach and shower

Adult – PHP 400

Child (4ft tall) – PHP 200

The Birthday Boy wearing his PERSONALIZED B-day Details Shirts from Tiny Thinkies :)

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GO Hotels : budget-friendly hotel, perfect for backpackers

 

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Are you on a budget too? :)

I think this is perfect for those who wants to have their “family devotion time” during the Lenten Season (without spending much).

 

Last Tuesday, I needed to attend a 2-day workshop in Mandaluyong City.

Since, I can’t leave my baby at home (breastfeeding and without a yaya),  hubby & I decided to look for a budget-friendly hotel.

And we found a perfect place where hubby and my little baby can stay while I am on my training.

“GO HOTELS.PH” 

What we love about Go Hotels:

  • Very accessible (beside Robinson’s Pioneer)
  • Affordable room rates (we had our room at PHP 1600+ Queen Size Bed & Breakfast for two at Tokyo Cafe)
  • Homey Ambiance
  • The super shower
  • Really friendly & accommodating staff (they allowed us to store my expressed breast milk on their hotels’ refrigerator)

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How staying in the hotel helped us:

  • since it is near the workshop venue, I can just take a tricycle instead of bringing our car
  • save us time from travelling (approx. travel time from our house to the workshop venue is 2-4 hours one way x 2 if round trip)
  • I still breastfeed my baby, since the venue is near – hubby and baby dropped by the workshop during lunch break so I can feed my little boy.
  • hubby and baby strolled around the mall beside the hotel while waiting for me
  • buying food is easy because you can buy food in the mall (no eating allowed at the room, but they have tables where you can eat at each floor)
  • we had a sweet sleep

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You can check more details about the hotel here:

www.gohotels.ph