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Turtlebay Villa near Underground River

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
Villa
The villa is in the middle of the forest, fronting a beautiful beach and a stone throw away from the world famous Palawan Subterranean River. A place for families, friends, lovers, adventurous people and those who prefer the quietness of nature. The villa can house about 12 people and 2 babies (cribs are at your disposal) in 3 large air conditioned rooms 1 kingsize bed each, a single room and an attic with 5 beds for groups or kids. We also welcome pets in our villa. On top of the hill is an fresh water infinity pool with great views of the beach. A beautiful place to wait for the sunset. It is surrounded by trees with friendly monkeys hanging on it. Fruits like mangoes, santol, calamansi, wild mangosteen and cashew are available in different seasons. Two ponds full of tilapias for bamboo ...The villa is in the middle of the forest, fronting a beautiful beach and a stone throw away from the world famous Palawan Subterranean River. A place for families, friends, lovers, adventurous people and those who prefer the quietness of nature. The villa can house about 12 people and 2 babies (cribs are at your disposal) in 3 large air conditioned rooms 1 kingsize bed each, a single room and an attic with 5 beds for groups or kids. We also welcome pets in our villa. On top of the hill is an fresh water infinity pool with great views of the beach. A beautiful place to wait for the sunset. It is surrounded by trees with friendly monkeys hanging on it. Fruits like mangoes, santol, calamansi, wild mangosteen and cashew are available in different seasons. Two ponds full of tilapias for bamboo rod fishing are located near the garden. The beach is also rich with shells and fish. The sound of the singing bird is heard everywhere in the villa with some rare birds flying around the house. Some lucky goers were welcomed by dolphins and turtles! This is a place where turtles lay hundreds of eggs each year and safely return to the sea. Most importantly, it has a wide and calm beach with a very fine sand! On site activities : dart, volley ball near the coconut trees, snorkeling on a nearby reef (equipment provided), pétanque, biking (2 adult and 1 kiddie bikes available), watching turtles laying eggs at night during the season, surfing (we have 2 surfboards at your disposal), or just relaxing on the terrace while sipping an ice cold drink or a fresh coconut (courtesy of the house). Nearby activities : boat tour to visit the famous UNESCO protected Underground River national park, trek in the forest, ziplining above the sea in Sabang (700 m long), tour of a centuries old mangrove, hiking to a village hidden in the forest by the sea, caving in limestone cliffs, sea fishing at night, waterfall showering, etc. The villa, nestled 80 m away from the sea and the beach shower and gazebo, has a large kitchen with a view on nearby rice terraces and is powered by solar panels during daytime and by a silent generator at night (8PM to 7 AM). Lots of society games are available as well as a selection of DVDs and English and French books. Kids are welcome and baby chair and crib are available. And for those who can't live without phone and internet, network is usually available, albeit very slow, on the view deck . Belle et grande villa récente située dans un superbe paysage naturel entre océan et forêt. Nagez dans la mer ou dans la piscine à débordement nichée sur la colline, paressez sur le viewdeck offrant une vue splendide sur la mer et les montagnes environnantes, observez les très nombreux oiseaux rares et endémiques ou les singes dans la forêt, pêchez des tilapias dans notre étang ou découvrez nos orchidées, balladez-vous sur notre superbe plage de 800 m au sale très fin ou sur les plages voisines de la nôtre, jouez aux fléchettes, au volleyball ou à la pétanque près des cocotiers, balladez-vous à vélo (2 vélos adultes et 1 vélo enfant disponibles), plongez avec palmes et tuba sur un récif voisin (équipement fourni), observez les tortues déposer leurs œufs sur la plage la nuit pendant la saison, surfez sur nos 2 planches de surf, ou relaxez vous simplement sur la terrasse en sirotant une boisson glacée ou une noix de coco fraîche (offerte par la maison). D’autres activités facilement organisables dans les environs incluent : tour en bateau pour visiter la fameuse Rivière Souterraine , patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO, treks dans la forêt, tyrolienne de 700 m au-dessus de la mer, (frissons garantis), visite en barque à fond plat d’une extraordinaire mangrove centenaire, ballade jusqu'à un village perdu dans la forêt près de la plage, spéléo dans les falaises, pêche nocturne, douche sous une cascade en bord de mer, etc. La villa, nichée à 80m de la mer et de la douche de plage et son gazebo, peut héberger confortablement a peu près 12 personnes et 2 bébés ( lits de bébés à votre disposition sur demande) dans 5 chambres (dont 3 bénéficiant de la climatisation), possède une grande cuisine avec vue sur les rizières voisines, et est alimentée en énergie par des panneaux solaires le jour et par un générateur silencieux la nuit (de 20:00 à 07:00). De nombreux jeux de société sont disponibles ainsi qu’une bibliothèque de DVDs et de livres en anglais et en français (et même quelques BDs ). Les enfants sont bienvenus et une chaise haute et un berceau sont à votre disposition. Enfin, pour les accrocs du téléphone et d’internet, il y a d’habitude un peu de réseau sur la terrasse panoramique. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Kids should always swim in the sea/pool under strict adult supervision. It is guests own responsibility to be properly insured against all health/transportation/travel hazards during their stay. Please do not touch turtle eggs :-) Les enfants doivent être accompagnés d'adultes pour nager dans la mer/piscine. Il est de la responsabilité des voyageurs d'être bien assurés contre les aleas de santé/tout transport/voyage pendant leur séjour. Merci de ne pas toucher aux oeufs de tortues :-)
Bathrooms
4 Showers, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Viel S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2019 via mobile

It was our second destination in Palawan. After our long and exhausted trip from El Nido we arrived at TutrtleBay villa. That was breathtaking. Amazingly long and clean beach line, unlimited coconuts, friendly and always willing to help stuff, what else do you need. Villa...More

Date of stay: December 2019
1  Thank Анна Ш
Reviewed 5 December 2019

This was our second time at Turtle Bay with friends and family. Turtle Bay holds a special place in our hearts because it is where I proposed to my wife and now it is also where I married her. We presented owners Peter and Viel...More

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank jplake11
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is the perfect get-away place. We stayed here for four days as a family, with teenagers and kids and all of us had an amazing time. The villa is just a short distance to the beach, which is one of the best! It has...More

Date of stay: April 2018
3  Thank Odyssey757602
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Probably my most favorite place ever! I love the staff! the view! the service! The cook! I love everything about it! If only we have a long days of vacation, We would probably stayed there for the whole week, 3 days is just not enough,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
2  Thank geraldinehipolito
Reviewed 14 March 2018

12 of us stayed at this beautiful home for a family reunion. We were looking for quality time together in a quiet, natural setting. This location was perfect! The location is only accessible by banca (boat), so it takes a bit of coordinating. But it...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Nicole R
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

What an extraordinary place. I rented the turtle Bay Villa with my Fiancé and her Filipino family. The location is stunning it's on a beach that is virtually private with only a few locals from the local village occasionally seen. The Villa itself is clean,...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank jplake11
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We stayed for 8 days and it was just Amazing. We are a family of 6, and turtle Bay is simply a perfect place. If you like privacy and nature! The villa itself is huge and beautiful! It has a infinity pool by the hill...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Maria1127
peter e, VR Owner at Turtlebay Villa near Underground River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you so much Maria for your very nice review. Yes, you are right, we will fix the pathway light to Benito and Gigi house as it seems one of our batteries needs replacement, thanks for reminding us. Thanks also for offering lunch to Mark...More

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Me and my friends stayed at the Turtlebay Villa for 2 nights,it was such a great holiday and very good experienced to stayed in beautiful place..very quiet and peaceful..away from hassle bustle of traffic and noise in the city..,me and my friends were taken care...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank jo7418
peter e, VR Owner at Turtlebay Villa near Underground River, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Thanks Jo ! It was a pleasure to welcome you and we look forward hosting you again anytime soon :-)

Reviewed 15 November 2016

So many great things to say about my stay at Turtlebay villa. And not one of them could ever do it the justice that this place deserves. In a word.....Stunning. A real piece of heaven. From the collection at the airport to the banca ride...More

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank Gavin L
peter e, VR Owner at Turtlebay Villa near Underground River, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hello Gavin, thank you so much for your kind words. We were very happy to welcome you. Your proposal to Rosalie was the buzz of the whole local community ! Kids around were so excited and delighted to gather as many flowers as they could...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

OMG it's amazing, nice beach and full of adventure. And there are many little monkey. I relax myself with my friends... I ride the boat I love this place.

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank markanhtony
peter e, VR Owner at Turtlebay Villa near Underground River, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Thank you Mark. You and your friends are very nice and kind. We hope to see you again :-)

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Nearest neighbours are our caretaker family and a rice farmer / fisherman family, both living in bamboo huts 300 m away
Getting around
Marufinas is the nearest village: located in the lush forest but a stone throw away from the sea, a good 45 mins hike will bring you to its littlest huts and friendly inhabitants. The larger village of Sabang is 25 mins away by banca from our beach: starting points of many activities, it is also home to two very good international standard restaurants as well as to little sari sari stores where soft drinks and basic groceries can be found. Marufinas est 1 tout petit village à 45 mins de belle marche. La bourgade de Sabang est a 25 mins de banca de notre plage: point de départ de nombreuses activités, elle abrite aussi 2 excellents restaurants internationaux ainsi que de petites échoppes où l'on peut trouver boissons et épicerie de base.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Turtlebay Villa near Underground River

Turtlebay Villa near Underground River is able to accommodate up to 12 guests. See all property details.

Turtlebay Villa near Underground River has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Turtlebay Villa near Underground River has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Turtlebay Villa near Underground River must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.