Unlike the majority of hotels packed side-by-side on this famous island’s 3-mile stretch of white-sand beach, Shangri-La carved out its own little tranquil retreat. Set on a hillside away from the crowds, this 219-room hotel is in an enclave with its own private beach. Opened in early 2009, the hotel incorporates indigenous materials in its contemporary design. Rooms are decorated with abaca-weave rugs and lamps made of capiz shells. Every room has a balcony with a view of either the resort’s lush tropical gardens or Boracay’s turquoise sea. CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, is a spa village set within the resort, and it features treatments based on Chinese and native Philippine healing concepts. Other leisure amenities include one of the country’s largest free-form swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center. Dining choices include a cliff-top seafood grill and an intimate Italian restaurant set amidst treetops. The hotel is a 45-minute flight from Manila, plus a 15-minute boat ride from the ferry station beside the Caticlan Airport.
Beach: Quiet and clean private beach with clear warm water and soft sand.
Hospitality: Highly trained and welcoming staff.
Food: 7 restaurants and bars serving Mediterranean, Japanese, western and Filipino cuisine alongside great cocktails and wines.
The Shangrila Boracay has 219 rooms, suites and villas. The rooms incorporate contemporary comfort, modern conveniences and a hint of Philippine flair. Local ethnic materials including Abac weave rugs and capiz shell lights decorate the spacious airy rooms.
The Deluxe Rooms have an open plan bedroom and living room, a private veranda with garden views and an en-suite bathroom. The spacious rooms measuring 678-square feet contain flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and broadband, DVD players, iPod docks, tea and coffee making facilities and mini bars. Guests can also enjoy free elegant stationary, an in-room safe and a writing desk. The marbled floor bathroom has two basins, a rain shower, bath and Panpuri toiletries while the private veranda has a comfy daybed and shade.
Sea View Suites (1,367-square feet) are located on the lower floors of the hotel and feature outdoor whirlpools within close distance to the sound of the waves. The luxury one-bedroomed suites have a studio style living space and a private balcony and day bed. The marble floored bathroom has two basins, a rain shower, bath and Panpuri toiletries. The spacious rooms measuring 678-square feet contain flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and broadband, DVD players, iPod docks, tea and coffee making facilities and mini bars. Guests can also enjoy elegant stationary, an in-room safe and a writing desk.
The resort has a selection of different villas placed in various lcoations around the resort, offering assorted views and atmospheres. Many of the villas, averaging around 2,300-square feet, boast sweeping ocean views and private pools. The suites have marble floored bathrooms with two basins, a rain shower, bath and Panpuri toiletries. The spacious rooms feature flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and broadband, DVD players, iPod docks, tea and coffee making facilities and mini bars. Guests can also enjoy elegant stationary, an in-room safe and a writing desk. Some villas come with a butler service, direct private beach access and open air showers.
The Shangri-La's Boracay Resort has private access to two secluded white beaches, Punta Bunga and Banyugan Beach. The beaches provide ideal locations for sunbathing, swimming and a variety of water sports. Along Bar offers light bites and drinks served on the powdery sands.
The spa is built around the legend of Shangri-La, providing a heavenly hideaway of relaxation and rejuvenation. The detached spa village complex is situated on a rocky peninsula looking out over a private bay. The treatment menu consists of body massages, hydrotherapy treatments and facials.
Keep active on vacation with the Shangri-La's Boracay Resort’s range of health and fitness facilities. The resort has a health club complete with gym, sauna and steam room, as well as a tennis court and a drive center offering diving for beginner to advanced levels.
The tropical clear waters around the island are ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling.There are more than 20 dive sites around the island boasting rich marine life, each within half an hour's boat ride from the resort. The resort even has its own marine sanctuary, close to the private beach. The resort dive center offers PADI scuba diving and snorkeling courses for experienced divers and learners. Courses on offer include; advanced open water diver, discovery scuba diver, open water diver and specialty courses.
The gorgeous waters of Boracay allow for many water activities and day trips. The calm waters make ideal conditions for day trips, cruises and excursions. Guests at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort can try water sports activities such as catamaran sailing, deep-sea fishing, fun tubes and banana rides, jet skiing, kayaking, parasailing, private charter boating, Seawalker TM, water skiing, mono skiing, wake and knee boarding and wind surfing. Guests may also enjoy a day’s island-hopping on traditional banca boats, romantic sunset cruises on a wind sail, or luxury yachts cruises.
Shangri-La's Boracay Resort is home to one of the country's largest free-form swimming pools, the large pool is fringed by palm trees and framed by tropical landscaped gardens and water fountains. Guests needn’t move for refreshments as snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at the poolside restaurant, Cielo.
The hotel has a selection of dining options ranging from a cliff-top casual seafood restaurant to fine Italian dining and a tropical beach bar. Guests can enjoy sunset cocktails at the bar overlooking the calm sea waters and rare wines at the wine buffet in the lobby lounge.
Enjoy exotic cocktails with white sands underfoot at Along beach bar.
Feel the true holiday spirit at Ceilo where you can bask in the sunshine whilst eating oven baked pizza and drinking your favorite cocktail.
The Lobby Lounge offers wines buffets and the best views at sunset.
Rima serves fine Italian cuisine against an awesome backdrop of the ocean. The restaurant is run by chef Gianluca Visciglia who specialises in Tuscan cuisine.
Sirena is located on the cliff top and looks down towards the turquoise ocean. The restaurant serves fresh seafood in a relaxed casual setting. The chefs prepare the latest catch with seasonal and imported ingredients. Try the ran-roasted block cod with rosemary and blue cheese, sautéed zucchini and mushroom veloute.
Solana Bar offers a wide selection of spirits, wines, beers and cocktails with awesome views from its cliff top location.
Guests may indulge in food buffets from around the world. Including salads, meats, seafood, pasta, sashimi, shuishi, noodles, appetiser, fresh bread and pastries and a dessert table.
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