We visited in December and took up several cottages. It felt as though we had much of the island to ourselves. The kids loved exploring the tide pools and having much of the beach to themselves. The food was excellent and they took into account the different allergies (nut, dairy, poultry, etc.) but those of us who had no food restrictions had the best experience.
It is a beautiful place with rustic charm. The cottages are open and you can borrow a small electric fan. Since the island isn't wired for electricity, the solar panels allow you to have one light bulb in the cottage and an electrical socket. You can recharge your phones, kindle, etc. but there is no internet, air-conditioning, and no ice in the drinks. You can buy cold drinks that are kept in a cooler and there is a water thermos in every cottage. Note that you should bring your own toiletries and be prepared to shower in salt water.
If you're spending a few days here, do rent a boat to see the nearby beaches and islands as well. Most everyone in our group loved it, but I found it difficult to adjust to the absence of air conditioning, iced drinks, hot showers and internet.
- Also Known As:
- Isla Naburot Hotel Guimaras Island