I asked my sister: Which resort did you like the most? Shangrila's Mactan or Plantation Bay?
Here's my verdict:
Food- I love the food at Shangrila's Mactan
Room- I love the soft and comfy bed at Shangrila's Mactan
Beach- I love the beach at Shangrila's Mactan. The beach at Plantation bay is quite small.
Which resort will I choose If I were to go back? I'd definitely love to go back to Plantation bay! My sister liked Shangrila's Mactan better than Plantation bay because of the elegance of the hotel and it's classy feel. I just love the laid back and cozy atmosphere at Plantation bay and I think the swimming pools are also way better. The kilimanjaro swimming pool has several water jets, jacuzzi, bubblers, sprinklers and a cave with whirpool. It can never get crowded at the resort because of the huge swimming area. The next time I go back, I'll absolutely avail the special indulgence spa package!
The next day after having breakfast, we went kayaking.
East Saltwater swimming lagoon
Ykaie in the Gazebo
Gorgeous isn't it?
We are twitter's trending topic! We bought matching tops from Whatever.
Behind are the Water's edge rooms. I was supposed to reserve for a Water's edge room but with a hyperactive kid like Ykaie who is always excited to dip in the water, it is just not advisable.
Lunch by the pool
Want some coconut juice?
This is the beach. It's this small. What you see is what you get. ( Who needs the beach when you can also have fun swimming in the man made lagoon!)
Shot from the other side
Bought Zubu Chon's lechon at the airport