My Boracay Pick: The Mod Studio
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When you’re used to enjoying your own domesticated life, you may find yourself looking for accommodations that has everything you would need to make you feel at home.
In famous destinations like Boracay, the choices for holiday homes are vast and varied. You can find ones that are native, modern traditional, minimalist and extremely modern in any type, be it singular houses, apartments in secure compounds or condominium units.
One holiday home that my five-year old daughter and I have stayed in is a studio unit set in a three-storey condominium a few meters away from the quieter side of the island’s popular white beach.
It is called The Mod Studio, a modern haven designed by two sophisticated islanders at the third floor of Greenpoint Residences near the Angol, the southern part of White Beach.
This chic and cozy studio offers solo, couple and small family travelers a full-serviced home where they can immerse in modern comforts, appreciate excellent amenities with personalized service and care from its proprietors, and enjoy the beach, which is just 5 minutes away.
It consists of a complete kitchenette with cooking and dining utensils, a wide sink with washing accessories, a cooking stove, microwave oven and a Nespresso coffee machine with complimentary coffee capsules stored inside the two-door fridge.
Inside the fridge also include instant oatmeal packs, canned beverages and snacks compliments to the guests.
Giving a lovely invitation to the studio’s center is the round dining table that is laid with coffee table books and a tropical fruit basket.
Further in the room is a four-poster bed with soft linens covering the cushy mattress and pillows, a wardrobe cabinet with cotton robes for two and a safety deposit box, plus a console with a wide screen TV, a DVD player, WIFI and good audio speaker with a USB outlet.
The studio’s bathroom is also assembled with soul-nurturing elements, such as a humidifier with essential oils, aromatic candles, cotton towels, and a hot and cold rainshower cubicle.
With these complete home amenities, guests can enjoy cooking and eating their own food in private.
Accessible to the Mod Studio are restaurants that offer delicious and flavourful dishes. There is Nagisa Japanese Café and Restaurant at the corner of the beach and the road leading to the Mod Studio; Dos Mestizos Spanish Restaurant for delicious Spanish cuisine and Gusto y Gustos Deli, both are located along an alley, a few hundred meters away; Island Chicken Inasal for native Western Visayas cuisine; and Lanterna Home Kitchen in Bulabog for authentic Italian cooking.
For food deliveries, there is Smoke Resto (+6336 2886014 or 2884565) that delivers Filipino cuisine for a minimum of 500php, and Aria Cucina Italiana (+6336 2886223) for authentic Italian pizzas.
With regard to outdoor activities, there are diving centers, sailing trips done by Red Pirates of Red Pirates Pub and yoga classes in the Vessel by Mandala, all within the vicinity.
While this cozy apartment calls for an evening ‘s retreat, guests can request for a massage therapist to come over for an in-room massage. Otherwise, there are blind masseurs on the beach that offers their skillful hands amid the soothing seascape, or at Yasuragi Spa for a variety of restorative treatments in an enclosed area on the beach, or Mandala Spa for ultimate island rejuvenating experience.
As for other requests and inquiries, Ron one of the owners of the Mod Studio, pleasurably ensures that they are promptly met in the same quality that he would want to receive on his travels.
So if you want to enjoy a modern home life in Boracay, and get awesome tips along the way, then stay at the Mod Studio.
The Mod Studio is on the third floor of Greenpoint Residences, along Angol Road, adjacent to the southern side of White Beach. For further details, simply browse through this link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/633840
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