The Overlook- Port Barton, Palawan
The Perfect Escape In The Philippines
In the rural village of Port Barton, Palawan, there is a magical and peaceful place, where you can get away from the bustle of modern society.
If you are looking for peace of mind and tranquillity, The Overlook, is definitely the right place for you.
Built on top of a hill, this unique getaway offers accommodation in very comfortable tents, surrounded by beautiful and stunning nature.
Every morning you will wake up with a breathtaking view of the beach, framed by lush green scenery. What a wonderful way to start you day!
You can also chill and enjoy the view on one of the several hammocks that are hanged around, while sipping a cold drink.
The two owners from England, Anita and Sam, will welcome you and make feel like home!
They will help you find the best boat trips and snorkeling spots around Port Barton, which is famous for islands hopping tours.
The Overlook is only ten minutes walking from the Itaytay Beach, which is the main area in Port Barton, with plenty of restaurants and bars.
The closest restaurant,Canopy, is only 5 minutes away walking downhill.
ACCOMMODATIONS AND AMENITIES
The Overlook offers three big tents which can accomodate up to 6 people, so they are ideal for groups of friends and families with children. There are also 5 smaller tents for 2 people only.
The tents are provided with fan, beds, small tables, sitting cousins, water jugs, solar panels and night lights. Every tent has got a private balcony as well!
How great does it sound?
You can also buy snacks and a light breakfast with coffee, tea, fruit and pastries for a modest price.
The Overlook got everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible, while experiencing a gorgeous and wild nature environment!
Where to book?
You can book your stay at The Overlook on Booking, Hostelword and Airbnb.
ART PROJECTS and VOLUNTEER
The Overlook is also involved in different interesting eco projects, held by the owners Anita and Sam.
They are very conscious about the underwater world and the marine life, so they have been undertaking different projects such as reef monitoring and marine conservation.
Anita, who is also an artist, combined her love for Art together with her love for the ocean. This is how Atelier Aquatic was born, a NGO which wants to engage communities in education and marine conservation, through artistic initiatives and events.
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