Villa de Oro Beach Resort
TripAdvisor Reviews Villa de Oro Beach Resort Boracay
Travel Blogs from Boracay
Today we had to go by tender from the ship to the island. We had no trips planned so took a motorbike tuk-tuk to a beach on the far side of the island. A lovely beach with blue seas and local stalls. While we were there we saw five newly wedded couples having their photos taken on the beach. Apparently the beach is the 10th best beach in Asia and has ...
... has been missing two weeks!
I'm thinking sex traffickers, I'm thinking drowned or murdered or lost. I ask if he has notified the police. No, he hasn't. We talk some more and the full story comes out. Andy is a local and has been living on Boracay for 42 years. His son is with his Filipina ex wife. She has taken the boy away, probably left the island.
Still not a good situation, but at least I can shove my heart back down my throat. It really doesn't belong in my ...
... family. There are no end of retired white men here with 25 year old Filipinas on their arms and they look very happy but it doesn't always go to plan. It's not uncommon for the Filipina to have a current or ex lover in tow who is insanely jealous or for the white man to ditch the girl when he realises that with her comes a family of twenty to support. The scene turns nasty, guns are easy to obtain and life is considered cheap out here. Perhaps ...
... her support didn't help and we ended up losing at home.
On the 23rd of October the exotic phase of our trip begins, and we take a long flight east. An hour to London airport, security checks, 12 hours in the air, 9 hours waiting in Hong Kong airport, then 3 more hours in the air, and we reach the Philippine island of Cebu.
The shuttle to the hotel takes us north through wreckage from ...
... that local rum gives you a slight headache? Well it does!
Did i eat a dead cat on the way home last night??? It tastes like it !
Smelling a bit fresher we decide to put the welcome gift from the Sohotel to good use!!
Had another wander to Bulabog beach to see if Chris was around, who wasn't. Picked up our new extended visas, and spent the last day in Boracay enjoying the best beach we have ever been to.
Gonna miss this place....
Other places to stay in Boracay
\N, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $129
Punta Bunga, Boracay | 5 star resortfrom $106
Hagdan Yapak, Station 1, Boracay | 4 star resortfrom $119
\N, Boracay | 5 star resortfrom $321
Bo. Manggayad, Boracay | 4 star resortfrom $93
- A friendly hotel
- This place is a winner!!
- Truly Remarkable!
Station 1, Boracay | 4 star resortfrom $228
- Very Nice
- Most beautiful beaches
- Had a great time !!!
Balabag, Boracay | 4 star resortfrom $96
Tulubhan, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $54
Boat Station 1, Boracay | Resortfrom $115
1 Roberto and Gloria Tirol Park Balabag, Boracay Island, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $127
Bulabog Beach, Boracay | 4 star resortfrom $90
Bantud, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $191
- A Blissful Vacation
- Deceptive stay in Paradise
- Thanksgiving in Paradise
Malay, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $58
- The great getaway place
Mangayad, Boracay | Resortfrom $23
Balabag, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $86
Boat Station 1, Boracay | 2 star resortfrom $15
- Homey comfortable place
- best hostel ive ever staye…
Station 1, White Beach, Boracay | Resortfrom $181
Station 2, Corner Main Rd. & Tirol Rd., Boracay | Resortfrom $57
380 White Beach, Boracay | Resortfrom $73
Station 1 , Boracay | Resortfrom $64
- Good Stay, Nickled and Dimed Though
- Boutique special
- Wonderful resort in boracay!!
Brgy. Balabag, Boracay | Resortfrom $76
White Beach Front, Boat Station 3 Mangayad, Boracay | 3 star resortfrom $26
- Nice Budget Hotel
- Very Satisfied with the Ho…
Road 1-A, Balabag, Boracay | Resortfrom $40
Manggayad, Boracay | Resort
- Good place to stay
Sinagpa St., Balabag, Boracay | Resortfrom $84
Station 3, Boracay | Resortfrom $66