Pulangbato Falls Mountain Resort in Malabo, Valencia, Negros Oriental
After visiting Paunay Farmers Market, we headed to the Twin Falls Mountain Resort located in Malabo, Valencia, Negros Oriental.
The Twin Falls Mountain Resort, otherwise known as the Pulangbato Falls Mountain Resort, is open from 8am to 6pm on a daily basis. The entrance fee starts from Php100 for adults and Php50 for children the age of 10 and below. Children at the age of 2 and below are free of charge. Special rates apply for PWDs and senior citizens. Parking is free of charge and pets are allowed.
The twin falls consist of the Pulangbato Falls and the Malabo Falls. The name Pulangbato is derived from the wall covered with sulfur deposits turning red from the water cascading down. Bathing in the waterfalls is permitted and travelers should avoid wearing white shirts as it can stain when taking a swim.
Accommodations in the Pulangbato Falls Mountain Resort include:
Amenities are an air-conditioned bedroom with a queen bed, a double-deck bed, an electric fan, a refrigerator, a portable stove, a dining table, a living room, and a view of the twin falls. Travelers can request floor mattresses for Php350 each. Rates may start from Php3500/night in an air-conditioned bedroom for 5 persons, and Php1500/day without the use of the bedroom from 10am to 5pm.
Amenities are air-conditioning, a bathroom with a hot and cold shower, TV, refrigerator, a hammock, and a deck by the pool for 3 pax. The deck by the pool is good for 5 to 10 people. Travelers can request floor mattresses for Php350 each. Rates may start from Php2500.
Amenities are air-conditioning, a queen bed, a bathroom with a hot and cold shower, TV, refrigerator, a hammock, and a deck by the pool for 2 pax. The deck by the pool is good for 5 to 10 people. Travelers can request floor mattresses for Php350 each. Rates may start from Php2500.
Cabanas can be rented from Php300 to Php600 for a day and a table with an umbrella for Php200 for a day.
- Travelers can make reservations via phone or email:
- Phone: 0956 945 0262 / 0936 831 4610
- Email: [email protected]
*Rates may change without prior notice.
The resort’s main attraction is the Pulangbato Falls, which the resort is aptly named after, and the Malabo Falls. The Pulangbato falls from 30-feet into a pool of refreshing waters that flows to a nearby river.
A restaurant on-site, Cool Center, sells refreshments like fruit shakes, coffee and alcohol, and grilled meat like pork liempo. Travelers can also bring their own food and drinks at no extra charge.
Man-made pools are made around the resort that travelers can swim to. There is a shallow pool that is two feet deep for children to enjoy and parents/guardians are advised to keep their children company. Another pool named Pool Lando is a man-made lagoon with continuously flowing water to the river below. A ‘hidden private falls’ can be discovered by the travelers.
How to get to the Twin Falls Mountain Resort
Travelers from Manila can book a flight to Dumaguete via the AirAsia website and mobile application. AirAsia flies to Dumaguete at the following schedules:
- MNL-DGT – 4x weekly, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday (Z2 641) with a travel time of 1.5 hours. Flights depart at 7am and arrive at the Dumaguete-Sibulan Airport at 8:25am
- DGT-MNL– 4x weekly, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday (Z2 642) with a travel time of 1.5 hours. Flights depart at 9:05am and arrive at the NAIA T4 at 10:25am.
Travelers can request the resort for a pickup and drop off one day prior to their arrival from Dumaguete City, Valencia, or Dumaguete–Sibulan Airport:
- Multi cab – Php1000, 6 pax
- Super Grandia (air-conditioned) – Php2000, 9 pax, roundtrip
- Isuzu Van (air-conditioned) – Php2500, 18 pax, roundtrip
*Extra charge may apply for pick up from other towns/cities
*Rates may change without prior notice.
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