Named from the dialect of Visaya, the word Tuburan means fresh spring water while baybay means white sand. The Tuburan Baybay Resort is perfectly situated in Tuburan Baybay of Panay Island. In order to reach the place, travelers should ride a van from the airport to the small fishing village then ride about five (5) minutes by a Filipino boat or commonly known in the Philippines as banka, then take a deep breath because you are now entering the beautiful paradise of Tuburan Baybay. The beach and bay are private exclusive for the resort, but if the tourists want to go in the famous Boracay Island, it is just 12 kilometer or half an hour by riding a boat. Additionally, this small bay of Tuburan has its white powder like sand inside the green hills, it is a serene place perfect for relaxation, enjoyment, and a must-to-see view of the sea.
The Tuburan Baybay Resort of Panay Island is comprised of eight (8) cottages, all of them are built and designed in native style with bamboo and timber, and a sweeping view of the Tuburan Bay. Each cottage is perfectly insulated and has external wall made of bamboo while internal wall is made of 'amacan', a fiber of bamboo. The flooring is in a mahogany lumber and all furniture is made up of precious wood created by the local carpenters.
All units are fully equipped and well furnished with its warm and simple yet comfortable atmosphere that will satisfy every visitors. Basic good amenities are also provided for the convenience of our cottage users.
All Rooms Provide:
- Ample Balcony
- One (1) Cabinet
- Comfortable Beds
- One (1) Small Table
- Private Bath and Toilet
- Two (2) Wooden Chairs
- Air Conditioned Cottages
Native Bamboo Cottages – The eight (8) cottages are spacious with a minimum of two (2) beds; one (1) Single Size Bed and one (1) Double Size Bed, with its 100% cotton sheets that give you an absolute comfort, softest Pillows, and Air Condition System for guests to have a blissful sleep.
There are also well tiled and clean Private Bath & Toilet and one (1) big Cabinet where you can place your clothes and other things. Each cottage has its own wide Balcony with one (1) small Table and and two (2) wooden Chairs where guests can have their coffee or any drink while enjoying the majestic view of the bay.
Dining in Tuburan Baybay Resort
The resort has a native style restaurant positioned on a stony platform, with a relaxing view of the beach at the front of it. Customers will enjoy all the dishes they serve, mainly Italian cuisine but they also offer some Filipino and international cuisine. Their ingredients are imported directly from Italy, but some are from the Philippines with its ultra-fresh products. Part of the structure is a Bar, a very common room with a large sundeck, Television, and wide selection of beverages.
Scuba Diving Center
Located at the beachfront, a few meters going to the sea, the Dive Center has an easy access to any kind of water activities and to the bridge where the boat is moored. The dive boat is in Filipino style (banka) with eighteen (18) meters of measurement, with a big sundeck that can accommodate up to twenty (20) divers where you can relax and be mesmerized by the view of the sky and the ocean.
For those who want to snorkel and see the rich marine life, this activity is also included with snorkel mask and a pair of fins. Snorkeling you will see a small anemone with small group of Clown fish, and Porcelain Crabs, Shrimps, various color of baby Lion fish, black and blue Ribbon Eels, Nudibranches, school of little Catfishes and thousands of small fish on an emerald green anemone.
The Dive Center is managed by the two (2) dive instructors: Michela and Beppe who are Italian nationalities from the city of Tuscany.