You’ll find your own slice of paradise at Kandaya Resort, located a two and a half hours’ drive from Cebu City
Nestled on a white sandy beach, luxe Kandaya Resort in Cebu boasts 22 villas and 18 contemporary-style rooms and suites, among them seven Ocean Pool Villas. These open-plan villas each have a spacious bedroom and bathroom with its own private infinity swimming pool, spectacular views of the water and direct access to the resort’s white sandy beachfront.
Whether your idea of a vacation is strolling along the beach, scuba diving to explore marine life, or stretching in the Yoga and Meditation Studio, this is where it’s at. Guests also get to nosh on wholesome organic meals all day at Kusina restaurant. The healthy entrées are prepared with vegetables and herbs grown in The Gardens, the resort’s very own plot of organic crops.
And of course, what’s a vacation without a healing massage to melt away stress? At DAYA Spa, therapists offer traditional massage therapies with blended essential oils, spices and aromas to balance your body, mind and spirit. Everything about the spa is designed to calm you: from the lush foliage that surrounds the spa to the tasteful interiors done in wood, stone and the colors of nature. Get ready to refresh your senses.
Kandaya Resort, Aguho, Daanbantayan; +63 32 260 6006; kandayaresort.com
Also read: Cebu city guide
This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of Smile magazine.