Royal Oberoi Resort Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Oberoi Resort Hotel Puerto Princesa
Such an amazing place! You are literally treated like royalty while you are there's! Amazing food, amazing people and amazing views. Would come back in a heartbeat!
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So many times, when people go on vacation they only get to see the area of the city that surrounds their resort. Determined not to fall into this trap, we signed up for three different tours. The first tour to the Underground River showed us that natural side of Palawan. The tour of Honda Bay showed us the breathtakingly beautiful side. Finally, …
When we knew we were going to the Philippines, we wanted to make sure that we saw the island we were visiting and not just stay at our hotel pool the whole time. So, with the help of our hotel staff, we signed up for three half-day tours, each designed to show us a different side of the Philippines.
Our first full day in Puerto Princesa …
... As we hiked along our guide informed us that "ugong” stands for the reverberating sound that stalactites produce inside of Ugong Rock when hit or pounded with the knuckles or the hand. We climbed, crawled and squeezed our way up to the top where a zip-line was waiting for us for our decent back down. Our guides informed us that it was the fastest zip-line in the Philippines. I convinced Berto that he should try it ...
... the supermarket to stock up on necessities, took these back to the hotel and found somewhere close by to have a refreshment. A relaxing afternoon in the Hibiscus small tropical garden convinced us to try a place called Captain Ribs for dinner, a short walk up the road in what had turned out to be a humid evening. The result, a nice meal of all that you possibly shouldn't eat but enjoy, and a side of salad warded off the ...
We moved on the next day, praying that the weather would improve and that romance would be a bit easier to find on the quiet beaches; we had some big plans for our time in the Philippines.
The bus we took to Port Barton rolled through the jungle, stopping at every farm and village on the way to pick up cargo. The everyday job of the bus drivers takes a bit more bravery than it would in the UK - the assistant drivers were in charge of hauling the cargo (sacks of rice, ...