If you are not as fond of the beach as others are, then suggest a mountain resort venue for your next gathering with friends and family. Currently earning avid attention is Genesis Valley, which is located in the remote area of Cabangahan, in Consolacion, Cebu.
The mountain resort is very spacious, which makes it ideal for camping and big events. It also has a number of amenities and facilities so you can both relax and engage in fun activities while you are at the resort. A major feature is the swimming pool, which has a Jacuzzi. Those who want to put more thrill to their swimming can try the slide, which is about a storey high. Its huge playground is a perfect venue for kids and for those want to feel like kids again to run around freely. It also has a chapel, a lagoon and several animal species.
The pool rates are inclusive of tables and chairs with umbrella. The rates are as follows: Php1,500 for 1 to 10 persons, Php2,700 for 11 to 20 persons , Php3,600 for 21 to 30 persons, Php4,300 for 31 to 40 persons, and Php100 per person for groups with more than 40 persons.
Accommodations at the resort vary. A night’s stay at the room in the Kubo costs Php2,000 per room per night. This is good for two adults with two kids. The Clubhouse, which can accommodate up to 180 people, costs Php5,000. Rental of the Big Kiosk is Php1,500 while the two Small Kiosks can be rented at Php1,000 per kiosk. The Poolside Villa, which is a 2-bedroom guesthouse with a kitchen, living room and dining room, costs Php6,000 per night. Tents on the field are also available for rent. A minimum of 15 persons is necessary and each person either pays Php250, which is inclusive of swimming pool use; or Php150 without swimming pool use.
Directions to the place can be quite complicated since it is located in a very remote area. According to previous visitors, the best way to get to the resort is using the Pit-os, Talamban route. For better information and instructions, we suggest that you contact Genesis Valley at (032) 346-5291 up to 99. You can also check out their Facebook page at Genesis Valley.