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  • Family Friendly Resorts with Swimming Pools (Visayas and Mindanao)

    Looking for a summer vacation getaway with a pool where you can watch over the kids? Check out this Visayas and Mindanao swimming pool guide for families.
    by SmartParenting Staff . Published Apr 13, 2010
  • Beat the heat and plan your summer vacation early. If you want a safe body of water where you can keep an eye on your kids, then a resort or hotel with a swimming pool is perfect for you. Are you on a hunt for a quick pool dip outside of Metro Manila? Here’s a little cheat sheet of some of the famous and not-so-famous pool getaways, depending on your budget.  

    The Peacock Garden Resort & Spa is a luxury resort and spa that combines Filipino warmth and hospitality with European art and interiors. Located in Laya, Baclayan, Bohol, the resort boasts of an infinity pool for its guests.
    Website: www.thepeacockgarden.com/ Photo from: http://www.thepeacockgarden.com/
    Amorita Beach Resort rests on top of a beach cliff in Barangay Tawala, Panglao Island, Bohol, which even more provides a great hideaway for families in need of a little privacy. They have villas with private dipping pools for you to enjoy.
    Tel        : (632)914.5064 (Manila Office); (63.38) 502.9001 to 03 (Bohol Office)Email    : inquiries@amoritaresort.com Website: http://www.amoritaresort.com/ 
    Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa is a white sand beach haven in Barangay Tawala, Panglao Island, Bohol. It has an infinity lap swimming pool plus a swim-up bar and kiddie pool as well.
    Tel        : (63.38) 502.9516 (Bohol Office); (632)727.4927 / 722.3415 (Manila Office)Mobile   : (63.905) 3119876Email    : reservations@eskayabeach.com / eskaya_inquiries@yahoo.com Website: http://www.eskayabeach.com/

    Alta Cebu Garden Resort is the latest 4-star resort addition to the island of Cebu. Under U.S. management, it offers affordable and quality services apart from its pool. The resort is located Tugbungan, Pilipog, Cordova, Mactan Island.
    Tel        : (63.32) 496.7881 / 496.7812 / 496.7399Email    : info@altacebu.com; altaceburesort@gmail.com Website: http://www.cebugardenresort.com/
    Tambuli Beach Club Cebu Mactan Island is comprised of two resorts: one in the East Wing (formerly known as Tambuli Beach Club), the other in the West Wing (formerly known as Tambuli Beach Villas). Apart from the beach, your family can enjoy the resorts’ swimming pools.
    Tel        : (63.32) 492 1880 to 88 (Cebu Office); (63.02) 522.2302 /  522.2303 (Manila Office)Email    : reservations@tambuli.com / sales@tambuli.com Website:http://www.tambuli.com/
    Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel Cebu is found in Buyong, Mactan Island, Cebu. It has a Spanish-Filipino inspired hotel setting. Most of its rooms offer a lovely view of its two swimming pools and the beach.
    Tel        : (63.32) 238.2700 / 495.1000Email    : rsvn@costabellaresort.com Website: http://www.costabellaresort.com/ 
    Hilton Cebu Resort & Spa is among the prominent Hilton Hotels worldwide that presents a Mediterranean-inspired enclave resting on its private beach, complete with a pool, of course, in Mactan Island. Hilton is located in Punta Engano Mactan Island, Cebu.
    Tel        : (63.32) 492.7777  Email    : reservations.cebu@hilton.comWebsite: http://www1.hilton.com

    Cordova Reef Village Resort in Cordova, Mactan, is a private spot, owned and operated by the Benthel Resort Hotel Corporation. Among its many facilities, it has a free-form swimming pool for adults and kids as well as a golf course.
    Tel        : (63.32) 238.1878 / 236.3343 / 236.3344 / 496.8079Mobile   : (63.922) 857.0236 / (63.922) 857.0238Email    : cordovasales@cordovareef.com; benthelresorts@globelines.com.ph reservations@cordovareef.com Website: http://www.cordovareef.com/


    Crown Regency has its residences, suites, and hotels branches in Davao, Boracay, Makati, and Cebu. The Residences in its Davao branch boasts of topnotch facilities, such as a swimming pool with a whirlpool. It is located in J.P. Cabaguio Avenue, Agdao, Davao City.
    Tel        : (63.82) 225.8188 (Davao Office); (632) 813.5903 / 813.5646 / 813-4441 / 813-5348 (Makati Office)Email    : reservations@crownregency.com Website: http://www.crownregencyhotels.com/
    Marco Polo Hotel is a world class hotel for business and pleasure with an outdoor lap pool. Branches of this hotel chain can be found in China, and Hong Kong. This hotel is located along CM Recto street, Davao City.
    Tel        : (63.82) 221.0888 / (63.82) 225.0111Website: http://www.marcopolohotels.com/ 
    Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao has branches in Cebu, Manila, and Mactan Island, Cebu. It has a breathtaking view of the Davao Gulf. Waterfront’s pool lies in the midst of the cabanas. The hotel is found in Lanang, Davao City.
    Tel        : (63.82) 233.2881Email    : wihd@waterfronthotels.net Website: http://www.waterfronthotels.net/ 
    The Apo View Hotel has its swimming pool located at the third floor. The hotel is located in J. Camus St., Davao City. Most recognized as a convention center, the hotel has stood the test of time and has been in operation for 60 years.
    Tel        : (63.82) 221.6430 to 40Email    : info@apoview.com Website: http://www.apoview.com/ 

    Some of these resorts, when not stated, offer free pool use to its check-in guests, while different rates may apply to walk-in guests. Rates may also vary depending on the season of your trip. But remember, it really doesn’t matter if you spend your summers by the pool or by the beach, in a luxurious or budget-friendly resort, what matters is the experience that comes out of it.
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