Anywhere tourists go, they seek the same things – adventure, beautiful scenery, fresh air, and interesting landmarks. But another important aspect of this entire experience is the place where they stay to sleep, eat, and relax. If one has to pick a hostel, he or she looks for affordable prices, access to recreational facilities and good meals and other amenities that make their stay as comfortable as possible.
Here is a brief overview of five great hostels to choose from, located near the beautiful beaches of Moalboal in the Philippines.
The famous Moalboal Backpacker lodge
One of the highest rated and most affordable hostels in Moalboal is the Moalboal Backpacker lodge. It features its own private studio cottage, budget rooms with a great view, and a dormitory with a sea view bamboo deck. Even the most expensive rooms are only 15 USD per night! The staff is friendly and they always make sure you have everything to your satisfaction. The rooms are clean, with comfortable beds, and also mosquito-nets on the windows to keep those pesky critters out. If you are on a budget, but still want a great experience, this is the place for you.
Nidos Garden for families in vacation
A perfect place to stay is Nidos Garden. It is located in Panagsama Beach and features affordable accommodation near the beach and the nightlife, a partygoer’s paradise, while still being clean, quiet and safe, with a bonus – a big garden in front of the rooms. The six rooms are quite spacious and decorated with bamboo furniture. Every room has a private shower, a desk, closet, water kettle, refrigerator, and an outdoor sitting area facing the garden. This is one of the best places to stay if you want to go diving or snorkeling because is close to the ocean and the dive center can provide professional equipment under expert supervision.
TJ Hostel`s abundance of services
If you’re staying in Moalboal you should also consider TJ Hostel. It provides cheap and comfortable rooms with air-conditioning as an option. This hostel also provides great rental services. Guests have the option to rent a van, a car, or a motor, as well as scuba diving equipment. A great thing about this hostel is the laundry service which is very useful for guests, staying for longer periods, because it takes the hassle out of having to do your own laundry – you can just bundle up your dirty laundry, drop it off with the staff, and go enjoy your holiday.
The tropical jelewry Marcosas Cottages resort
Another hostel with a very high rating is Marcosas Cottages resort. The cottages are integrated in a 5000 square miles tropical garden. It has a restaurant and bar where you can relax, enjoy some delicious food or have a refreshing beverage. If you’re too tired from your trip to go swimming in the ocean, the Marcosas Cottages Resort has a large pool where you can cool off and take the heat off. A great feature available here is the wellness center which offers professional massages. The resort also has a laundry service, features money change, and a photocopy, print and scan facility.
The provincial feel of Moalboal Beach resort
Moalboal Beach resort is also a place you should definitely consider if you want a nice experience. It is located five kilometres from Moalboal town and features a large outdoor swimming pool, and Wi-Fi access in the common areas. It also offers scooters for rent. The rooms for rent come cooled with air-conditioning and a balcony offering sea-views. Guests can play billiards or soak in the spa pool. The staff can arrange activities such as kayaking, diving and island-hopping.
So if you’re off to Moalboal, looking for a good place to stay during your vacation, you will definitely be greatly satisfied, staying in any one of these hostels.