- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 8
Description from the owner
Palawan was unaffected by the recent typhoon and our 2 homes in Port Barton were also unaffected. It's business as usual for Villa Marguerita and our other listing Gilligans Port Barton.
The whole experiece at " Villa Marguerita " will be relaxing from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave. Island hopping, swimming, boating, fishing, walks to the several nearby waterfalls, bush walks, Bar-B-Ques on uninhabited islands, are just to name a few of the possible activities. Drinking San Miguel beer, eating fresh seafood, sleeping, reading, relaxing,and walks along the beach are some other popular passtimes. Our caretakers Marilyn...Read more
Villa Marguerita. Private Beachfront Resort
Port Barton, Palawan, Philippines
Additional Location Information
Fly from Manila to Puerto Princesa airport in Palawan:
Palawan is a one hour domestic flight from Manila airport. We find Cebu Pacific and Airphil Express to have the most competetive prices currently. Book as early as you can to get the cheapest prices for your flights. Our assistant in Puerto Princesa is happy to assist guests to arrange for the payment of domestic tickets, as most airlines won't accept telephone payments.
From Puerto Princesa to Port Barton:
The daily jeepney from Puerto Princessa to Port Barton leaves around 8.00 AM every day and costs only Php 300 per person whilst a good quality 4x4 airconditioned Shuttle Van can be organised for a direct trip from the airport to Port Barton for around Php 4500. We have an old 4X4 Pathfinder utility available for groups of 3 or 4 without aircon for Php 4000. The trip is 146 km, mainly on a good concrete road with little traffic. The last few kilometres of the Port Barton road is deteriorating again after recent repairs and a 4x4 van or truck is advised for the trip. The trip to Port Barton from Puerto Princesa is picturescue as it follows the east coast of Palawan and then weaves through the small villages that dot the countryside. You'll see a wide cross section of Filipno culture and life along the road. It's a 3 hour trip to Port Barton and Villa Marguerita.
Monkeys and native animals can be seen along the scenic route which travels north over Palawans beautiful mountains and beside its fantastic coastline.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Waterfront
Last updated on August 23, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
The weekly tariff covers the rental of the home, housekeeping, basic Breakfasts for up to 6 persons, an Island Hopping adventure for up to 6 persons including a Beach Barbecue lunch, ( Not applicable for short term stays under 5 days ). Additional charges apply for Breakfasts and Island Hopping for extra guests over 6 persons. Larger groups should consult with our office for prices. Our home can accomodate more than 6 persons although it may get a little crowded. Larger groups may book rooms at the neighbouring cottages and use our facilities for meals and outings.
Price also includes use of our facilities, paddle boats, kayaks etc. Transport from Puerto Princessa to Port Barton is not included. Approximate one way prices for transport to Port Barton in Philippines Pesos are P 240 for the Jeepney, or P4500 for the 7 seater private airconditioned shuttle van, or P 4000 for our old windows down 4X4 which seats 4 passengers Rent prices for short term stays under 7 days are charged at GBP 90 per day or $ 140 USD.
You'll find the locals shy but friendly and eager to meet you. You may enjoy haggling prices with the local seafood or vegetable vendors that will call from time to time with fresh produce. Our caretakers are available to assist in many ways. You'll find that they can help you with cooking, buying groceries, boating, tour guide, carrying ice boxes and provisions for island hopping adventures, day trips to waterfalls etc.
Additional day trips on the water can be negotiated with the staff. Approximate cost for a day trip island hopping and a lunch for up to 6 persons is Pesos 2000 ( around $50 )
If you are happy with the services of our staff, they will gratefully accept gratuities. A laundry service is available for a small extra charge and clothes dryer is available. There are several staff at Villa Marguerita from the kitchen staff to the boatmen. You'll need to pay our staff if they are working for you. They will not ask for a tip but will be very appreciative of your help. The rental price only covers housekeeping duties.
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Boat available
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no