Tugawe Cove Resort: A Luxurious Nature Hideaway in Caramoan
BY EAZYTRAVELER | JUNE 3, 2015
It was love at first sight. After a 20-minute VIP transfer from Paniman Beach through the gorgeous karst islands of Caramoan, our speedboat zoomed into Tugawe Cove Resort on the easternmost tip of the Caramoan Peninsula in Camarines Sur. This luxury resort is a jungle-meets-ocean hideaway for those who want an intimate commune with nature. A broad crescent of white sand bordered by jungle-clad limestone mountains embraced turquoise waters that revealed the vibrant marine life that flourished beneath the crystal-clear surface.
The stunning beach separates the cove from a small lake teeming with tilapia. Passing by stilted bungalows along the brackish lagoon, a solid boardwalk linked the beach area to the hillside bungalows perched on the mountainside. Concrete steps lead to the hillside cottages, and further up to the top, the restaurant, playground, and infinity pool.
Tugawe Cove, Caramoan Peninsula, Camarines Sur
BY THE QUAINT TRAVELER | December 2014
For my 2014 year end post, I thought I’d share the best resort we recommend you should visit for the year (and years) ahead. This is not a place for loners, but romantically designed for lovers…and friends. A big shout-out to Coco for hooking us up in heaven! Love you 🙂
This is for the semi-adventurous, beach lovin’, walks on the beach, sunrise, sunset, romantic breakfast/lunch/dinner type of people. If you find yourself saying yes to all I just mentioned, then go ahead and scroll down… get jealous! haha kidding 🙂
BY KRYZ UY | July 2014
My Caramoan adventure was made extra special by the lovely team behind Tugawe Cove Resort. Upon arrival at Virac, we were picked up by a chauffeur who took us to Codon Port. We then boarded a small bangka and got taken directly to the private island of Tugawe. Our first step on the sandy shores already gave us the best impression for the trip, as our personal butler escorted us to have a seat while he took care of checking us in and taking our bags directly to our room. They even gave us yummy Banana Turon and a mint cooler while waiting! The island was beautiful and serene- quite fitting for a honeymoon vacation. Lea and I then proceeded to our room at the top of the hill- which meant a million and one hikes up the magnificent nature filled stair case. For the lazy few (or injured few), they also have a cute little trolly that can take you up if you don’t want to walk.
A Letter from Ethan Liu (9th grade student from International School Manila)
Hello, my name is Ethan Liu, I am a 9th grade student from International School Manila. I’ve been to many beach resorts, and I have noticed that corals in many of these resorts have been stepped on by tourists who didn’t know that they were damaging the corals. Therefore, I have designed a poster to let people know about this issue. I’ve attached the poster to this email, and maybe you could put it up somewhere in the resort so that people know about this issue? It would mean a lot to me if you decided to do this, as I care about the corals in the Philippines, and don’t want to see them destroyed by people who don’t know any better. Thanks.