Azalea, Baguio’s Only 4-Star Serviced Apartment Vacation Hotel

Azalea Hotels and Residences is one of the best hotels to stay in Baguio for a family vacation, personal or business related activities and other activities such  team building, signature rides and attractions in Tree Top Adventure Baguio.

The first 4-star serviced apartment hotel in Baguio City, Azalea Hotels and Residences enriches Baguio holiday experience with its full services and amenities of a multi-use serviced-apartment, complete with living, dining, and kitchen facilities in all its suites.

One cannot miss the eye-catching facade that makes up Azalea Hotels & Residences Baguio. Resembling a ski-resort, the structure is a clever inspiration for the Summer Capital’s first vacation residence that brings thoughts of family vacations and friendly holidays. The towering facade sets the stage for what promises to be one of the a most cherished Baguio holiday experience. After all, nowhere else can one find a place that has the conveniences of a hotel and the full services and amenities of a serviced-apartment. Azalea Residences is the place to be for families, friends, or business travelers on the  lookout for the luxury of a hotel but with the atmosphere and comforts of home. Located a few minutes away from downtown Session Road, Azalea is quietly tucked in a secluded hill that promises both the peace and gentleness  of country living and the proximity

99 VALUE-FOR-MONEY APARTMENT SUITES

Designed for families and friends who love travelling together in big groups, Azalea Hotels & Residences Baguio has crafted 99 well-appointed and multi-occupant apartment suite rooms: 46 Deluxe, 17 One-bedroom, 33 Two-bedroom and 3 Three-bedroom all furnished with a fully functional kitchen and dining facility providing the always opportune fond experience of coming together over home-cooked meals and merry conversations.

Completing the accommodation experience is a living room area with a sofa bed and flat screen TV with cable connection, toilet and bathroom with hot and cold shower (the Two-bedroom and Three bedroom has a separate toilet and bathroom), and amenities: Dining Table, Chairs and Crockery; Kitchen appliances and utensils; Coffee and Tea-making facilities, queen-sized beds with imported linens; and balcony in choice rooms, among others.

AZALEA VACATION CLUB

Frequently holiday goers may likewise opt to become members of the Azalea Vacation Club (AVC), a premier holiday membership provider that grants members exclusive perpetual vacation rights in all Azalea Hotels & Residences properties. By owning a vacation with Azalea, members lock in the cost of today’s vacation for a lifetime of future holidays plus get access to a host of exclusive member privileges.

Azalea Baguio is located at Leonard Wood Loop, Baguio City. For more information, call the Manila reservations number at (632) 450-1151, 09178611641, or 09199944140. Email reservations@azalea.com.ph or visit their website at http://www.azaleabaguio.com. For regular updates on events and promotions, follow Facebook fan page at Azalea Residences Baguio, Twitter at @AzaleaResidence and Instagram @azaleabaguio.

For Vacation Clum Membership inquiries, send an e-mail to customerservice@azalea.com.ph or call Tel (02) 634 7742.

Upcoming Festivals Across The Philippines

Happy Filipinos always find a reason to celebrate. MyProperty.ph lists down upcoming festivities around the country that can help you plan your next vacation destination.

Some say you can only truly experience the Philippines once you see and partake in traditional festivities that almost every province in the country is proud of. Philippine festivals are perhaps the most effective way to be familiar with the country’s rich and colorful history.

As summer draws near more travel itineraries are being planned right now so to help you add an authentic and unique cultural feel to your next getaway, MyProperty comes up with a list of entertaining festivals you can explore. Witness streets come alive with exciting dance and vibrant activities filled with locals and tourists all hyped up to participate in the fun.

Fruit Festivals

The tropical country of the Philippines boasts fresh and mouth-watering fruit that are abundantly offered in various provinces; thus, each town celebrate the harvest through fiestas dedicated for the corresponding fruit that a place is known for. For instance, the festivities for the Strawberry Festival of La Trinidad, Benguet, started last March of 2017 and will run until April. Likewise, the world-renowned sweet mangoes of Zambales also have a festival under its name. Held every April in time for the bumper mango harvest, the Mango Festival is surely an exciting feast that attracts mango-lovers as well as tourists who enjoy the exciting tourist spots in Zambales.

Both the Strawberry and Mango Festivals feature street parades, float competition, and trade events where you can sample the best products made from these succulent fruit.

Bangus Festival

Celebrated yearly every April in Dagupan City, Pangasinan, is the Bangus (milkfish) Festival meant to honor the bountiful harvest of the province. Pangasinan, the milkfish capital of the Philippines, started a tradition of lighting hundreds of barbeque grills for locals and tourists to sample and savor the delicious bangus. The grills stretch more than a kilometer long, highlighting the importance of the festival to the natives of the province. The grill parade also features a cooking contest, eating competition, dance performances, and street parties. The longest barbeque of culinary experts even earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Sarangani Bay Festival

The Sarangani Bay Festival, also known as Sarbay Festival, is an annual event that unites both locals and tourists alike in a two-day fun fair. Scheduled every third week of May, this festival celebrated in Sarangani Province is one of the most popular beach events in the Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao. The event caters to all party-goers as it offers a mixture of activities for all. They have extreme outdoor sports for adrenaline junkies or bay parties for fun-seekers. A Filipino festival will never be complete without a gastronomic feast and Sarangani Bay Festival offers one of the best. The fresh produce of Sarangani is surely an exciting reason to visit and taste the best flavors.

More than being a lively fiesta, you can also contribute to the community through conservation efforts that happen alongside the festivities, such as mangroves planting. Enjoying pristine beaches while taking care of nature is beyond doubt an excellent way to spend your free time.

Pasalamat Festival

As a way of thanksgiving to a generous harvest, the Pasalamat Festival is held every First of May or the closest Sunday to the date in La Carlota City in Negros Occidental. The festival highlights a gathering of participants at the base of Mount Kanlaon where cultural traditions to thank the gods of fertility  of the mountain are celebrated. Colorful costumes and masks, as well as street music and dances plus delicious local fares, can also be enjoyed in this fiesta.

Pahiyas Festival

Pahiyas Festival. Photo Courtesy of KuhreizyKuhreizy – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 WikiMedia Commons

The Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon, is one of the most popular festivals in the Philippines, thanks to the very colorful and elaborate decorations that adorn the houses of this quiet town every May 15. The decorations, which are known as kiping, are leaf-shaped rice wafers and are arranged in elaborate patterns forming large flowers or colorful chandeliers.

Celebrated to honor the patron saint of farmers, San Isidro Labrador, the feast is also the town’s way to thank a great harvest. Pahiyas Festival is also must-attend event especially by food lovers as authentic and delectable dishes are prepared by every household. Hundreds of stalls and merchants of locally produced items, such as the town’s famous longganisang lukban and pansit habhab, are also available for all attendees who are looking for unique souvenirs. Known as one of the most colorful events in the Philippines, Pahiyas Festival is certainly an amazing blend of culture, food, and lifestyle in one exciting affair.