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Lorenzo South: Your Hideaway in Boracay

Lorenzo South: Your Hideaway in Boracay

Lorenzo South Resort in Barangay Manoc, Boracay Island, Aklan in the Philippines is one of the best hotels on the island. Aside from its superb facilities and over friendly crew, its location is so convenient. It’s on the southern end of the kilometer-long White Beach, the main disembarkation point.

From the Caticlan jetty in the mainland, it would take about 30 minutes for the motorized banca to reach Boracay’s resorts.

If you are the athletic type, then Lorenzo South Resort in Boracay is it. First, you have the luxury of hiking toward the hotel. While walking you may get acquainted with the beachcombers.

Second, the view from the beach of Lorenzo South Resort is relaxing because of the coconut trees dotting around the hotel.

Third, it is relatively far from the crowded White Beach. Therefore you have a complete privacy with your partner during your stay at Lorenzo South Resort.

Lorenzo South Resort, which is a 3-star hotel, has 24 air conditioned suites with balconies that face the powdery white beach. The relative distance from most of the hotels would guarantee you peace of mind and quite afternoons.

If you want to hold your company outings there, do so. It has a conference room, cable TVs, satellite phones and Internet hub. Getting there is not a problem. There is a daily flight to the mainland through the Caticlan airport or via Kalibo town, the capital of the province.

From Kalibo, you may hire vans or ride minibuses for about an hour leisurely trip over paved road to Caticlan. From Caticlan you take an outrigger that leaves the fishermen’s port almost every 30 minutes or more often depending on the number of tourists wanting to go to Boracay.

Compared to other 3-star hotels, room prices are reasonable because others charge you more than $100, particularly during peak periods.

Of course, Lorenzo South Resort is not a Shangri-La. There were recent guests who complain of the long walk. Others have complained of pests. Complaints, however, are expected since the hotel is not a 5-star hotel. But in general, you get your money’s worth with all the conveniences available at South Lorenzo Resort in Boracay.

Actually it is not really far. But for the elderly, the place may not be ideal because of the distance from the disembarkation point. But if you don’t like to walk, you may use a for-hire motorbike or motorcab for you trip to the hotel.

A plus factor is that you can swim or snorkel in front of the hotel with less distraction because most swimmers are at the White Beach area.

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