This place gets packed! You think you can come early to beat the lunch rush...nope, you still put your name on the waitlist. Try Ike's Lemonade - freahly made with calamansi and mint...but it runs out quickly, so get it early! The first time I tried the Salmon Tinaktak Sandwich, I got it because 1)...more
Red velvet hotcakes! Most everything is good here, but I do recommend you try the red velvet hotcakes...and the seasonal pumpkin variety if it's available. The S.O.S Island Style is also tasty - I'd never have thought to serve a creamy chorizo gravy over brioche, but there you have it. The...more
A nicer location than some of the others on island. Warm and cozy, candles abound. Dim inside, but rooms can be sunnier as they have patios that lead out to the pools. You can feel the tropical-ness of the place, even when you're indoors. When you're all done with your massage, you can just go...more
Staff is real nice, wait is short, and they sometimes do 2 for 1 specials. :) Shiatsu massages aren't all the same at Mandara Spas across the island -- the ones here are a bit gentler. When you're done, head across the hall to Taste restaurant or outside to the pool/beach....more
You guessed it -- seafood. Has outdoor seating and a night show with hula dancers and fire dancers. Just a few steps to the hotel pools, all connected by cute little bridges and surrounded by greenery.
Right below the hotel lobby. Popular with Japanese tourists. Adjacent to the Fisherman's Cove restaurant. Different buffet theme nightly. Mondays is steak and lobster. Perhaps could be better, but it's still steak and lobster and what can you expect from a buffet. Still, it...more
Cheap and yummy drinks (lots of blended flavors) right on the beach. Staff is really friendly. Place is mellow and great for just hanging out. Live music sometimes - tonight the singer was barefoot on a bikini!