Experience one of Cebu’s havens for nature lovers, the Hidden Valley Mountain Resort. Situated in the western side of Cebu, a paradise lies in the mountainous barangay of Lamac, Pinamungajan, facing the Tañon Strait and Negros Island. This marvelous resort is suitable for fun family vacations, spiritual retreats, conferences, and company outing destinations.
Hidden Valley is approximately a 2-hour drive from the city. It is a private mountain resort that is owned and managed by one of the best and established cooperatives in the country, the Lamac Multipurpose Cooperative (LMPC).
Hidden Valley is a place where time stands still, where you can relax and escape to a world of pampering. The mountain resort boasts of its affordable packages that suit one’s needs and budget.
It takes pride in its 4 swimming pools (2 pools for kids and 2 pools for adults). The resort also offers a variety of room types at very reasonable rates. Aside from single rooms (good for 2), the resort can accommodate a large number of vacationers with its dormitory rooms and retreat houses. It has a resort chapel, which is appropriate for those who are checking in for a retreat.
Adventurous travelers can expect an exhilarating caving experience. The resort also has a fishing lagoon, videoke, and soon, a zip-line adventure.
The resort is open to visitors who wish to stay just for the day. A plunge in the pool would cost Php50.00 for adults and Php25.00 for kids. You can also avail of its single-round buffet for Php150.00/head or the plated meal for Php85.00/head. There are corkage fees for those who are bringing their own food.
How to get there? There are two options: via Barangay Bunga, Toledo route or via Pinamungajan route. If you take the Barangay Bunga-Lamac route, ride a bus from the South Bus Terminal that is bound for Toledo, Balamban, or Tuburan, and advise the driver to drop you off at the Bunga junction. There are loads of motorcycles-for-hire at the junction that can take you to Hidden Valley (fare: Php80.00; if with company: Php50.00). Pinamungajan-Lamac route is a longer route. From the South Bus Terminal, choose a bus that’s bound for Pinamungajan via Toledo, or Mantalungon, or Barili. Drop-off point will be at Toledo City Bus Terminal. Then, ride a multicab bound for Pinamungajan. From there, choose any of the motorcycles-for-hire in going to Hidden Valley (fare: Php80.00; if with company: Php50.00).
For reservations or more inquiries, you may get in contact through the following number: (032) 516-0450. For the resort’s fees and rates, you may refer to the Web page http://www.lmpccebu.org/index.php/programsandservices/feesandrates (updated 11/07/2012)