Resorts in Vigan
Most travelers look for a wide range of new
experiences or activities when they travel long
reach their holiday destination for the
needed rest and recreation.
For travelers who want more then just a visit to the
UNESCO-appointed World Heritage Site in Vigan and
cultural and historical sights, a visit to Viganís
resorts may be in order.
Visitors who are looking for resort accommodations right
in front of a wide expanse of clean, sandy beach, should
consider the Playa de Oro Resort.
The resort is located in Barangay Mindoro, five
kilometers West of Viganís center. It is owned and
operated by the city government. It is simple, spacious
and bright, perfect for a relaxing stay that would tempt
visitors to just laze around their rooms with their
windows open to watch the hypnotic ocean waves and
inhale the cleansing sea breeze.
Travelers can walk along the three-kilometer beach in
the early morning for an invigorating exercise to whet
oneís appetite for the hearty breakfast served at the
resort. They can also sit on the wide beach, dig their
heels in the sand and watch as the sun sets and the
skies fill with a multitude of stars.
Itís a wonderful arrangement for visitors who are on a
budget, as an air-conditioned roomís rate is almost half
that of accommodations in the city center. Itís perfect
for those who plan to bring their cars. For those who
donít, they can negotiate with a tricycle driver to pick
them up at an appointed time for a tour of the city
attractions or to convey them to their transport back
For travelers who still want to have the experience of
staying in a Vigan heritage inn and must also have that
dip in the ocean to consider their vacation well-spent,
it is good news that Viganís beaches are free for the
They can just appoint a day or half to take advantage of
the Mindoro Beach Resort, Viganís communityís beach.
Here, visitors can enjoy the sun, sand and sea together
with the locals. Visitors are advised to bring their own
food and drinks or otherwise have their meals at the
Playa de Oro Resort. Mindoro Beach has picnic sheds for
rent, its proceeds goes to the city coffer.
Swimmers will appreciate the work-out of swimming in
moderately strong waves, as well as a coral-free sea
How about a resort for the traveler who want to enjoy
rustic accommodations but not necessarily of the 19th
century kind? They can have this when they check in at
Momís Courtyard in Bongtolon, still within the Vigan
The resort is enveloped with trees and offers
air-conditioned rooms and cottages made from a
combination of modern and local materials, such as
thatched roofs. Accommodations are equipped with their
own toilet and bath and television.
The nature-inspired resort not only has a restaurant and
swimming pool but also facilities for picnics and