were originally going to plan only a Philippine trip but with
our air routing through Singapore we figured we just had to include
this country as well. Then you have New Year's Eve in an exciting
metropolitan city and this trip is definitely a winner.
will depart LA on December 29th. With the change in time we will
arrive on the 31st in time to be among the first people in the
world to celebrate the New Year. We'll be working on finding the
perfect venue to party. We'll have 3-nights exploring this city
and the surrounding area. Singapore is one of the great cities
of the world, with its blend of Asian and European cultures. Founded
as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has
become one of the world’s most prosperous city states and boasts
one of the world’s busiest ports. Graceful colonial buildings
co-exist alongside centuries-old street markets and modern high-rises.
Though the government can be strict with residents and visitors
who misbehave, travelers who follow the rules can’t help but be
fascinated by this multi-cultural city.
physically small, Singapore is an economic giant. It has been
Southeast Asia's most modern city for over a century. The city
blends Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and English cultures and religions.
Its unique ethnic tapestry affords visitors a wide array of sightseeing
and culinary opportunities from which to choose. A full calendar
of traditional festivals and holidays celebrated throughout the
year adds to its cultural appeal. In addition, Singapore offers
luxury hotels, delectable cuisine and great shopping! The island
nation of the Republic of Singapore lies one degree north of the
Equator in Southern Asia. The country includes the island of Singapore
and 58 or so smaller islands. Because of its efficient and determined
government, Singapore has become a flourishing country that excels
in trade and tourism and is a model to developing nations. The
capital city, also called Singapore, covers about a third of the
area of the main island.
are still working on a fun variety of tours for our itinerary
but some of the highlights will include a city tour,
bicycling tour, Gardens
by the Bay tour, Bukit
Timah Nature Reserve, and we'll enjoy the best
there it's off to the beautiful islands of The Philippines. We
have been working with an experienced in-bound tour operator to
set up the very best island hopping tour taking in the very best
the Philippines has to offer.
fly from Singapore direct to the island of Cebu rather than route
through Manila. Often called the “queen of the south,” Cebu, the
country’s oldest city has now become its favourite tourist destination.
With a keen choice of historical sights, long stretches of white
sand beaches, excellent year-around scuba and water sport action,
choice of dining, exciting nightlife and, of course, the famous
warm hospitality. The best and one of the favorite travel destinations
for tourist around the world, Cebu offers a relaxing and serene
environment with its pristine white beaches, fine white sands
and crystalline waters. If you think you haven’t been to paradise
then definitely you haven’t been to Cebu. Snorkeling and scuba
diving is a breathtaking attraction in Cebu with a number of marine
sanctuaries around and outskirts of the city. One can jam with
fishes, virgin corals and other colorful sea creatures you could
hotel there, the 5-star Movenpick is on Mactan Island and features
it's own marine sanctuary and nightclub. See more details below.
of the adventure tours that we will organize include:
Whale shark watching or snorkeling (I'm especially excited
about this!); Canyoning
at the Kawasan Falls Badian; Mactan
Island hopping, Scuba diving
next stop is the island of Bohol. Bohol is like the philippines
in miniature. It have it all, the ricefarms, the small villages,
the waterfalls and animal life ( the smallest primate in the world
lives in bohol, the Tarsier) and the coast with the beaches and
diving. The latter you will mainly find on Panglao Island, a small
island that have bridge connection with Bohol.
also has plenty of offer for adventure and cultural tours. We
will set up a tour to experience the countryside tour including
island history, culture and nature. We will look for the worlds
smallest primate, the tarsier and visit the world renowned Chocolate
Hills. This package also includes a relaxing river cruise while
you are having your lunch on board of a floating restaurant.
fun day will be a tour of the neighboring island of
Panglao where we will take in a Bee Farm, Hinagdanan
Cave, Dauis Church, Bohol Coco Farm, Nova Sea Shell Museum
& Alona White Sandy Beach.
and dolphin watching and of course plenty of snorkeling and
hotel is on Panglao Island, Bohol. Panglao Island is connected
to Bohol by bridge, and is a great place to explore in itself
with a beautiful sandy beach.
final island is Palawan voted #1 island in the world in 2014 by
Conde Naste. We will be staying in the area of Puerto Princesa.
It is the most biodiverse islands in the Philippines. Palawan
is an archipelago with 1,780 islands on the western part. Due
to amazing landscapes and high bio-diversity, Palawan island is
known as “The Last Ecological Frontier of the Philippines”. The
northern part is characterized by incredible clear waters, white
beaches, and many species of flora and fauna.
tours here will be absolutely amazing and include the underground
river tour where we will take a motorised Banka to the entrance,
a beautiful forest area home to a number of endemic species, including
a troop of naughty Macaque's. The canoe tour in to the Cave itself
lasts approximately 45 minutes, and takes you into the first 1.5
kilometres of the Underground River cave. Experience the beauty
of Stalagmites and Stalactites, which took thousands of years
to form, and the Swift and Bat populations that inhabit the cave.
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River is one of the top natural wonders
of the world. At nearly five miles in length, Puerto Princesa
is the second longest subterranean river in the world.
will also set up an
island hopping tour from here to visit several of the nearby
stunning islands with white sand beaches and pristine waters.
Each island at Honda Bay offers different thrills but Luli Island,
Starfish Island, Panden Island and Cowrie Island are all great
for swimming and snorkeling. Dive sites abound here, as the entire
area is studded with patches of coral and sand. Submerged reefs
may be found close to the surface down to 24 meters. Small reef
and aquarium fish can also be found here.
Although the tours
are optional we will be getting discounted group rates and this
is a fairly inexpensive destination. Our money goes a long way.
HERE TO CHECK OUT THE OPTIONAL TOURS
AIR ON SINGAPORE AIRLINES
Flight:Singapore Airlines 7 Departure: Los Angeles
29DEC/405P Arrival:Singapore Changi 31DEC/600A
Flight: SilkAir 562 Departure:Singapore Changi 03JAN/100P Arrival:Cebu
Flight: SilkAir 582 Departure:Cebu 13JAN/720P Arrival:Singapore
Flight: Singapore Airlines 8 Departure:Singapore Changi 14JAN/245A
Arrival:Los Angeles 14JAN/615A
$1,000 WITH YOUR OWN AIR (We will still include the inner-island
domestic air to/ from Cebu)
TO SIGN UP - $200
UP FOR THIS TRIP
City Hall - 4-1/2 star!
hospitality in the heart of the city. Welcome to Grand Park City
Located in a prime spot in Singapore’s Civic District and within
the Central Business District (CBD), Grand Park City Hall is a
stone's throw from major shopping malls such as Raffles City and
Capitol Piazza and endless dining options. Suntec City and the
Marina Bay entertainment and business district are minutes away
our harmonious integration of century-old conservation shophouses
with modern architectural style has earned us the prestigious
Architectural Heritage Award, our impeccable service has won the
hearts of many who have stepped through the doors of our 10-storey
atrium hotel. Our rooms are also equipped with complimentary smartphone
service offering free unlimited 3G internet connectivity, local
and international calls to 11 countries.
Our strategic location just around the corner from the City Hall
subway station puts you within steps of a plethora of prominent
historical landmarks, swanky shopping malls such as Raffles City,
Marina Square and Suntec City, and avenues for entertainment including
Marina Bay, Chinatown and Clarke Quay. This award-winning business
hotel in Singapore is also a short 5-minute drive from the Central
Business District and Suntec City Convention Centre.
Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu, one of the most scenic
destinations in the Philippines. Ideally located 6 kilometers
from Mactan Cebu International Airport, this 5-star Mediterranean-inspired
beachfront hotel, with 245 rooms and suites, offers contemporary
style with a fun and fresh appeal for both leisure and business
travelers. Offering an array of choices from deluxe rooms to suite,
event spaces, wellness and leisure activities, entertainment and
culinary delights, this hip and happening property is the most
ideal choice to jumpstart your Cebu sojourn.
Experience the best
this Cebu hotel has to offer, from the wide array of flavors that
can be found at The Sails buffet restaurant or any of the 3 other
food and beverage outlets, to the thrill of various water sports
and adrenaline pumping activities throughout the hotel and beach.
Be in harmony with nature as you feast your eyes on the underwater
scenery of our marine sanctuary or as you refresh and recharge
at Spa del Mar.
Our hotel is the perfect
choice for all kinds of occasions, business events and weddings,
with venues ranging from intimate spaces, ballrooms, lush tropical
grounds to a luxurious beach side bar and club.
Ibiza Beach Club is
the premier venue for the most sought after events on the island.
This stylish social hub, located at the end of the marina, offers
lifestyle dining accompanied with dance music by resident DJ's
and a showcase of world-class themed performances. Gastronomes
are in for a treat with a selection of Mediterranean tapas and
the restaurant’s Balearic-inspired, signature 15-course grill.
BOHOL - PANGLAO ISLAND
Review #1 hotel!
The biggest beach resort in Panglao Island, Bohol sits on a lush
6.5 hectare property on the pristine shores of Alona Beach. Upon
arriving at the resort, beautifully designed structures and warm,
open spaces will welcome you to begin your most unforgettable
Bohol trip. The Coastal elements of the interiors give out a relaxing
vibe, immediately preparing you for a tranquil stay. Continuing
the Henann tradition of making it worth your stay, Henann Resort
Alona Beach has the following features that will definitely ensure
that you get only the best from us, be it for a vacation or for
400 world-class accommodations, 3 Swimming Pools, Sea Breeze Café
and Beach Club, Pool Bars, Lobby Lounge, Coral Café, Christina’s
Western Cuisine, Gym & Fitness Center, Kai Spa, Mini Shop,
125 meter beachfront.
Henann Resort's accommodations are designed to fit every lifestyle
our guests requires, We make sure that every detail is done with
the utmost care. The rooms are Filipino inspired using local materials
such as an array of shells as accents pieces. All rooms and suites
have spacious balconies with lounge chairs and a table.
Standard Amenities include: Individually-controlled air-conditioning,
Cable television with international channels, Safety deposit box,
In-room dining service, Telephone with IDD and NDD (charge), Bidet
spray, Bedroom and bathroom phone, Hair dryer, Daily complimentary
drinking water, Personal refrigerator, 300-thread count duvet,
Twice - daily housekeeping service, Coffee and tea making facility,
Henann Group of Resorts toiletries, Complimentary access to the
Gym and Fitness Center (16 years old and above)
Beach Resort and Spa - 4-star!
between towering mountain ranges and the clear blue waters of
the West Philippines Sea lies the premier property of Sheridan
Beach Resort & Spa, the first green resort in the Philippines
known to champion environmental sustainability in Sabang Beach,
Puerto Princesa, one of the country’s most protected areas.
Experience a world
of wonderment – of jungle trails and mangrove forests, where the
sun, sand, sea meet and an unforgettable holiday of adventure
and relaxation awaits.
Deluxe Rooms come in
two categories: Pool View or Mountain View Rooms. Each room boasts
of a luxurious setting that is equipped with top of the line amenities
including a private balcony and spacious bathroom.
For guests who prefer
family and friends nearby yet still want the privacy of separate
sleeping arrangements, some of the Deluxe Rooms are adjoining
All guest rooms are fully-equipped with modern amenities including: