Thursday, April 6, 2017

Summertime with Bantug Lake Ranch

Summertime is surely on its way! Certainly, most of you are craving to be dipping in a cold swimming pool, cooling your body down from all the stress of the school year or even exhaustion from work, watching as the sun sets while sitting on the white sand beach or being with Mother Nature’s creation and exploring what nature has to offer. Indeed, spending your summer vacation with nature is a memory to remember. Leaving all the burdens daily, travelling outdoors and tackling the adventure that awaits you which will later create an unforgettable piece in your mind. No budget for an escapade? Worry not! For we will discover a pocket-friendly journey towards a happy summer.

Located in the City of Smile, Bacolod City, three kilometers from Brgy. Granada and already in the boundary of Brgy. Alangilan, a place commendable of your precious time. An abode that sprouts with nature’s blessing. A place where adventure and fun dwells. Creates a scenery that will be everlastingly printed in your memory. Indeed, a worthy of every tick of your clock; Bantug Lake Ranch is the name and they take your pleasure earnestly!

COME AND BE AMAZED! Bantug Lake Ranch is really a meritorious place to visit. Considered as one of the best places to de-stress here in Bacolod City. For the reason that they prioritize the fun and enjoyment of every guest and they make sure that the experience that you had in their locale will be memorable. They fashioned some amenities with variations in order to satisfy the craving of each visitor, to the young and the grown-ups. The delight of roaming around the lagoon riding in a boat with a friend or two is undoubtedly a picture-perfect sight to be recollected. For 50 pesos, you can wander around the lagoon for 2 consecutive turns. Also, they have a swimming pool where you can mingle and relax with other folks and try to forget the loads that brought to you by work or school. For 120 pesos, you can enjoy swimming in the pool and dip your physique to unwind. The kids can enjoy the same feeling as adults for Bantug Lake Ranch has a kiddie pool too where young ones can play with other children. Bantug Lake Ranch will leave you awes-tucked. Why? Because they have horses! Yes! Horses! And these horses are undeniably rideable. You can have an experience of this adventure and circle their Horse Bullring for 15 minutes for just 150 pesos. Undeniably, this is an endeavor that you cannot experience in some other places. And another thing, the spacious shower room of the ranch is one of the best which is constantly cleaned by the people in charge of the place and you can freely purify yourself after a long and tiring ride with the horses and the strenuous drifting around the lagoon.

ACCOMMODATION … Once you are tired of having fun of all the ranch has to offer and you wanted to relax in a little while, there is a place where you can chill out and be one with nature. You can smell the fresh air that the trees radiate that you can never experience in the urban areas. Seeing the green leaves before you close your eyes will lull you into a deep slumber. The rustle of the wind that made the trees sway will amuse you like they are dancing in one symphony. The breeze that touches your skin is like the caress of Mother Earth. Renting a canopy will let you experience the relaxation under the shed of a tree together with nature for 500 to 1000 pesos including chairs and tables where you can put your things in order to maximize the relaxation it may give with your family. Why wait? Try the experience and you will never regret!

Sunday, April 2, 2017

The Touch of Creation - Pataan Mountain Resort

In this world that is filled with fast pace movement of technology and develop by new advancement of society in different aspects, for sure, everyone would love to have some time to relax in which nature is primarily involved. Everyone starves to inhale the scent of fresh air, watch a picture-perfect view, and a day to isolate oneself from the polluted and besmirched locale. In some ways, it was always been a goal to find a refuge wherein we could have all the chances to unlock the things that bother us, and have an intimate touch with God’s wonderful creation.

Once, I have encountered a peculiar spot. A place that is just a farther drive to Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC), and a little farther from Kipot Twin Falls, you are entering an exquisite destination. Feel the breeze of the air as the leaves are freely falling and hear the symphony of the rushing water. The place is filled with healthy-growing green trees, shrubs and various plants all over. Wanna know this place? Well, this is in Sitio Pataan, in its resort situated at Brgy. Mailum, Bago City. The said place is just along the road after you pass Buenos Aires and Kipot Twin Falls. It is said that a retired police bought the resort in the year 1998. Many people were interested in relevance to the resort’s expansion, yet the owner did not take any of them, instead, they depend on the family’s effort who gave contribution to the growth of the place from a humble bahay bakasyunan to a resort ready to accommodate travelers from other places. Now, with one of the Negros protuberant families, the mountain resort has been continuously functioning for more than 10 years. Great!


If you think you need a lot of cash? Scratch that! Need not to worry about your budget because 50 pesos is enough for your entrance fee, and it goes the same with the swimming pool fee. You can also avail an overnight cottage that can carry four to ten persons, for as low as Php. 1,200.00. Public Toilet and showers are also provided in the resort, and its commissary accepts cooking service with a fee. The resort also have their competent staff members and they are available anytime if you need their service. All you have to do is to relax and indulge your senses with the touch of nature. The place is indeed a perfect spot for a get-away. It’s quite refreshing as the green features fill your eyes with amazement, the breeze of the air, and the ambiance close to Mother Earth.


If you want to have some fun and experience in the mountain, you can reach Pataan Mountain Resort while it is not yet recognized by many. The resort’s owner rely on how satisfied the guests persuade their friends and other relatives to come and also visit the spot.

Everyone deserves of a one-of-a-kind way to rest and enjoy oneself, coupled with delving into new things and go through some fresh ideas. Why wait? Do it now, your doubts and uncertainties will be gone after reaching the place. Go and wonder! Be an explorer and let happiness continue to burn your exploration.