Filipinos are known for large extended families and everyone is part of a Barkada a circle of friends. Start planning something for two or three people and before you know it you have a dozen or more people going.
In both familes and Barkada there is always a search for something new and exciting. In groups of people of any size, individuals have different likes and dislikes, want to do different things. If your looking for someplace within your budget that will keep everyone happy, you should be thinking Subic Bay.
Subic Bay is the perfect location for group outings.
The area has a nice blend of water and jungle activities as well as a good selection of hotels, resorts, restaurants and nightlife.
Subic Bay has so much to offer that you will be able to find something for everyone. Those that are into the water will find a number of resorts with nice beaches, some with pools. Whiterock even has a full water park. Water sports are available at most resorts and Subic bay is a popular Scuba Diving destination. Non divers can get an look underwater with discover dives. It starts with some lessons at a dive shop followed by some safety practices in shallow water then off to a dive site for a taste of the real thing.
We have theme parks such as Ocean Adventure, Zoobic Safari and Treetop Adventure.
In the evening many of the clubs around Magsaysay drive in Olongapo have live bands. You will also find live bands along the waterfront on the Subic Bay Freeport . Karaoke is also very popular and easy to find and a few casinos and bingo halls.
Overnight stay are easy to arrange.
We find that the most popular resorts include By the Seas Resort, White Rock, and Punta De Uian. By the Seas is located in Barrio Barretto of Olongapo city less than 5 minutes from the Subic Bay Freeport. A very family orientated resort with swimming pool, beach, function rooms and other features. It is a budget price but very nice. White Rock Water Park and Hotel is located near Subic town about 12 minutes from the Freeport. This upscale hotel has a full water park complete with wave pools and water slides among other attractions. How about a bowling tournament? White Rock is a very popular choice for large business groups also. It has facilities to handle functions up to 4,000 for a day and nearly 1,000 overnight. Further away in San Antiono Zambales is the grand resort of Punta De Uian. This is a large resort about 30 minutes from Subic Bay,
Camping as an outing.
Here an activity that you may not of thought about. Skip the hotels and head to the outdoors. Seahorse Tours offer a few different possibilities for you depending how adventurous you are. The really daring can camp overnight in the jungle of Subic Bay. We offer groups an overnight jungle survival course that includes camping and survival tips. The experience starts at the Pamulakakin Trail. Prior to starting on your hike into the jungle Lunch will be served, While eating you will be entertained with some traditional Aetas dances that have been used for centuries in their ceremonies. You will also see demonstration about making fires without matches and cooking in Bamboo. The trail will take you back to nature, along the way your Aetas guide will point out items of interest as well as beneficial plants. if you are thirsty then grab a vine and have a drink of water. Your guide will show you how. After reaching your campsite, tents will be set up and you have the time to enjoy the outdoors.
Not a jungle type? How about a beach trip? Camp at Anawangin Cove. Our island hopping tour can be expanded to include an overnight stay or longer if you like. Anawangin Cove is on the Redondo peninsula. The South China Sea is on one side and the Redondo Mountains featuring the Cinco Picos (Five Peaks) is the other. However as it so isolated most people think of it as if it was an island. There are two ways to get there either by foot from either Pundaquit ( five hours) or from Subic (6 hours) or by boat from Pundaquit. Known as a very popular destination for campers and beach goers , its remoteness still allows it to retain its uncrowded beaches.
Do not want something so remote? How about camping on the Beach at Yong Beach resort.
Seahorse Tours can organize for your group activities
for you both personal and business events. We can organize from just a few friends up to thousands. Looking for an extra special debut? We can help you organize it, how about a beach side party? Or with all the glamor of a full Ball? We can find the perfect venue for you.