Grand Octagon Resort
Travel Blogs from Laoag
... off towards the ocean to find the blue lagoon resort. We end up choosing Hannah's resort since it seemed to most marketed in the area. As we drive 4kms down the turn off, we see the resort in the distance. The resort has the letters spelling out Hannah's similar to the way Hollywood is famous for their sign. The resort looks huge at night, but I'll have to find out what is here in the morning.
I really enjoyed my adventure in Paoay, Ilocos Norte Sand Dunes....Had fun to ride a 4x4 to see the entire area. What I enjoyed most is the sudden drop from the top which made my Mom screamed to death because of her fear to heights. Wanting more on my next visit...More fun in Sand Dunes...
... the Patapat Viaduct, one of the projects of the Filipino dictator, Ferdinand Marcos.
We also visited the Bantay-abot Cave. Our tour guide-driver explained that Bantay-abot used to be a cave but after an earthquake that brought down most of the rocks, ...
... were probably passengers No. 22 and 23 in a vehicle that's about the size of a Prius V.
In line with Jeepney-riding etiquette, the other passengers made some effort to semi-scoot down a wee bit, to create about a hand's breadth of space for each of us. I had no idea how Rob wedged his giant ass in between the Filipino grandma and a young man. Across from my ginormous white husband, I felt pretty huge myself as I got ...
... I found a guest house and picked the cheapest room at 200 pesos it was a single room, had scuffs on the wall but was clean and had free wifi in the lobby it was well worth the price.
It was still only early and after my sleep I was feeling ready to explore. I saw a travel agent down the road so I popped in to ask If there were any tours available to which the lady replied "sorry sir we don't have, but I can make you coffee?!" not the answer I was expecting to be honest, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility