Travel to the immaculate island of Amanpulo and discover Mother Nature at its finest
Words Sophie Menor
WHEN ONE IS ASKED TO DESCRIBE PARADISE, ONE WILL IMAGINE A PLACE OF TRANQUILLITY—A BEACH WITH PERFECT POWDERY WHITE SAND, CLEAR BLUE WATERS AND BEAUTY BEYOND WORDS. In the Philippines, this is not merely an imagination. Out of the more than 7100 islands in the country, there is one place of pure exquisiteness that every Filipino deserves to see and experience. Located in Pamalican Island in Palawan, this paradise is equated to luxury and exclusivity.
Named after the Sanskirt word for peace and the Tagalog for island, Amanpulo is perfection in every sense of the word. Considered as one of best beaches in the world, this beautiful haven has been visited by Hollywood stars such as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Michael Jackson and Robert de Niro. If Amanpulo has been appreciated by foreigners, Filipinos should experience its wonder as well.
Accommodations in Amanpulo are fi t for VIPs. It has 40 casitas modelled after the bahay kubo. The interiors of the casitas are distinctively Filipino. The beach casitas have private pathways that lead directly to the beach. The treetop casitas are located above the tree-line, while the hillside casitas are situated on higher ground with an unimpeded view of the beach. There are two deluxe hillside casitas that offer the most amazing view of the island.
Amanpulo is home to natural wonders that words are not enough to describe them. Just 300 meters from the beach is seven square kilometres of coral reef. The island’s dive centers offer PADI courses that range from introductory dive to mastery levels. The clear water of Amanpulo is ideal for any divers, and all scuba equipment is provided by the resort.
The island’s perfectly blue waters are the perfect setting for cruising. Island hop or sail along Sulu Sea to appreciate the island’s beauty even more. A sunset cruise is the perfect ending to your day in Amanpulo.
In Amanpulo, fi ne dining is given a different meaning. No need for the fi nest china or the best silverware; the great food and amazing ambiance make the experience remarkable. Located at the Clubhouse, The Restaurant serves Asian and Continental cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the view of the Manamoc Island at your expense. But if you want to experience dining in the middle of the Sulu Sea, try Kawayan Bar.
Amanpulo embodies what luxury vacation truly means. From its wondrous beauty to first class service, it is truly a Philippine treasure.
From Manila, guests are directly flown to Pamalican Island in a 19-seater, twin-engine turbo pop plane that lands on Amanpulo’s private airstrip.
While in Amanpulo, experience true luxurious pampering at Aman Spa. Located on a hill with a picturesque view of Sulu Sea, each room in this relaxing retreat has a deep- soaking bath tub, washroom, dressing area and steam shower. Aside from the spa area, it also houses the Finishing Salon that off ers nail and hair services, as well as fi tness studios such as the Yoga and Meditation Pavilion and the Pilates Studio. At Aman Spa, a person’s total wellness is truly given substantial worth.
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