escape to thunderbird

when i am back home, there are just moments that i just suddenly decide to leave the house and go somewhere without telling anyone.  i then decided to visit a place which is only about a 30 minute ride from our house in binangonan, rizal which is thunderbird resorts.

Perched in a highland valley along the Sierra Madre range, Thunderbird Resorts – Rizal is more than the usual quiet mountain sanctuary. It’s a luxury getaway that provides a spectacular setting for you to relax, rejuvenate, and rediscover yourself.

this resort has been featured by some local bloggers including my friend, chyng.  i did called their reception and checked if there were rooms available and there were vacancies.  a special rate was offered by the receptionist as i checked-in wherein an overnight accommodation included an a’ la carte breakfast, a complimentary 15 minute massage, P300 worth of fiesta match play in their casino and free wi-fi.  just take note that they will require you a refundable P3000 damage fee which can also be used for any charges you acquire during your stay in the resort.

they also have an infinity pool and an outdoor jacuzzi.  i took a dip in this pool at night-time and enjoyed a scenic view of the manila skyline.

there is a pool bar beside the infinity pool where i sang my heart out (i did, haha!) with their free use of videoke.

the room i stayed in was cozy and spacious but i think they have to ‘upgrade’ their television set.  after staying at oakwood premier, i will never forget a suite with three lcd televisions!

a distinct asian fusion cuisine is served at koi, one of the resort’s restaurants.  i had vegetarian penne and pizza (i had to remove the pepperoni, and did i just said asian cuisine? lol!) for lunch, fudge chocolate cake for dessert, tofu with mix veggies for dinner and daing na bangus and sunny side-up eggs for breakfast.

it was surely an indulging escape to stay even just overnight at thunderbird, my parents did not even know i was there until i told them the next day when i went back home – good thing they don’t use facebook, haha!

28 responses to “escape to thunderbird

    • .. dami nagcacasino dun grace! may nakausap ako na couple from antipolo, they lost P30,000++ within a few hours of play lang! kung ganun, mageemote na nga lang ako! haha!

    • .. hi lg! thanks for the first-ever comment best friend! kaya lang, bakit hapanese?!

      .. google translate answer: it was indeed a nice resort. okay ba na sagot yun?! beruto? belt? epistaxis!

  1. was there last weekend ata. and kahit na galing marikina ako, sobrang layo pa rin! hehe. and not to mention i got lost along the way, and it was raining really hard, so i wasn’t really able to appreciate the place that much. 🙂

    • .. really? nalayuan ka ba dahil sa traffic? synonymous kasi ang word na ‘traffic’ at ‘rizal’ e, haha.

      .. sayang naman maulan nung andun ka. nevertheless, i bet you still got great pictures taken. hintayin ko sa blog mo.

  2. non stop splurging! i like the shots, 1 week palang camera mo nyan, partida. tamang pitik agad! ^_^

    so love the phrase – “after staying at oakwood premier, i will never forget a suite with three lcd’s”! hehe!

    • .. di pa rin ako masaya chyng sa mga pictures ko, sana mag-improve.

      .. kalabisan naman kasi talaga ang oakwood sa tv’s! haha.

    • .. sort of a quick escape ewok, just to clear one’s mind off and yes, it is with the same company as the one in poro point, la union.

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