Tucked in the southern part of Cebu, in the quaint town of Moalboal, is the Hale Manna Resort. Hale Manna means “house of good energy,” and truly it is as this resort gives every guest a sense of being one with nature. For travelers and vacationers searching for the perfect paradise to experience the quietude of life, Hale Manna is the place to go.
The resort has seven spacious rooms that can house a maximum of 34 heads. Each room is fully equipped with air-conditioning units, hotel standard beds, bathroom, hot and cold shower, and a balcony overlooking the garden (for Superior rooms). Instantly, you will notice that the rooms are very spacious and clean.
What makes Hale Manna unique is that they urge their guests to be environmentally conscious and responsible at all times by implementing house rules. Guests are encouraged to respect the beauty of the house and its surroundings by maintaining its cleanliness all the time.
Guests can never be bored during their stay as many indoor and outdoor activities await everyone visiting Hale Manna. The resort has various recreational facilities, such as billiards table, mini golf, TV/DVD, and board games. Of course, beach bums can go swimming, diving or snorkeling at the sea or at the coral reef / fish sanctuary. In the afternoons during low tide, vacationers can walk down the shoreline and look for various sea creatures, such as crustaceans or starfishes of varied colors and sizes.
Other leisure activities and services available at the resort are kayaking, mountain biking, canyoning, and jungle trekking. Guests may also avail of their massage services or coordinate with the staff for a Kawasan Falls visit or for a dolphin-watch adventure.
The resort serves delicious home-cooked Filipino dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They also have good options for snack bites. Plus, Hale Manna makes you feel at home with their warm and friendly staff.
Hale Manna could be the perfect place to conduct retreats or to engage in self-meditation. The lush gardens and peaceful ambiance of the surroundings instantly give everyone a calm and soothing energy to themselves. There are lots of lounging furniture clustered about in the beachfront, such as hammocks, benches and reclining chairs. Guests can also relax under the gazebos lined up at the edge of the resort just before the shoreline or find a quiet spot in the garden while waiting to witness a spectacular sunset.
The resort caters big events or special occasions like weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. If you wish to book the entire place exclusively for your company excursions or team building activities, Hale Manna is open to such requests. The resort also offers package deals for team enhancement outings or group bookings, which is ideal in carrying out corporate workshops or team outings.
Accommodations and Rates
Peak Season Rates
Family Room (good for 6 heads) – Php 4,500/night
Family Room (good for 7 heads) – Php 4,800/night
Superior rooms (good for 4 heads) – Php 3,800/night
Deluxe room (good for 5 heads) – Php 4,500/night
Additional pax is at Php 350/person.
Non-Peak Season Rates
Family Room (good for 6 heads) – Php 3,600/night
Family Room (good for 7 heads) – Php 3,840/night
Superior rooms (good for 4 heads) – Php 3,040/night
Deluxe room (good for 5 heads) – Php 3,600/night
Additional pax is at Php 350/person.
*Non-peak season rate is dictated by the onset of the rainy season as per PAG-ASA report.
*Room rates are subject to change without prior notice.
Hale Manna’s Architecture
Hale Manna’s structural design is envisioned as one depicting the innovative use of indigenous or local materials while retaining a modern touch to the resort’s architectural design. Wood, natural stones and recycled materials are used in great deal to make up the exterior and interior decors of the place.
How to Get There
Going to Hale Manna is estimated to take two and a half hours of travel time from Cebu City. Ride a bus that is heading toward the town of Barili from the Cebu South Bus Terminal. Advise the driver or bus conductor to drop you off at the Moalboal town proper. From there, get a tricycle or a motorcycle to take you directly to the resort. Hale Manna also offers direct pickups or transfers from the airport or city.
Hale Manna is located in Barangay Saavedra, Moalboal, Cebu. You may call their office through these telephone numbers: (032)316-2603, (0917)546-6929, or (0922)842-4939. For comments, suggestions or inquiries, you may send them an e-mail at [email protected] or make use of their Web site’s Contact Us page, http://www.halemanna.com/contact-us/