Exotic Bungalow Vacation Home Mangaldan
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A nice Bungalow near beaches and other tourist spots in the Philippines Sleeps 3-4. Big Balcon in front, 2 Sleeping Rooms, Living room and Kitchen together in room.Water Pump inside yard for supply
- Price from 20 USD / Day
- Capacity up to 4 people
- 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom
Last updated: 06/12/2006
This is your property ?
It has big Balcon in front, 2 Sleeping Rooms, Living room and Kitchen together in a big room. Shower room separated with Comfort Room. House located inside a place where Philippines Folks live. But, they are nice and respectful. Living here in this Bungalow will mean having contact with the Folks in our Barrio and see their ways of Life. Waterpump inside our yard. My parents house is 1 km. away from here. I am also stranger here, but, I try to contact the Folks here by joining them in their activities and talking with them or inviting them in our Bungalow.
We built this house as my father gave me this lot. But, it was inside the barrio. And it was not in the main street. It has only little road infront of the house. Trycicles, motorcicles and cars can still enter. Its very peaceful here.
It is fenced with wires and only 1 neighbor at left side. The others are a little bit far from us.
We have lived here during our holidays the past years, but, since we built a new and bigger one, (also for rent as holiday house )we just come here to rest and drink coffee. We dont need this house anymore, but, I cant sell it, because that lot was memorable for my father. He inherited it too and dont want to loose it.
So, Ive just decided to just rent it to all Balikbayans and foreighners all over the world.
For 100 dollars a week, for 4 persons , all inclusive , (water, electric )you can live in our Bungalow. Its just only a walk from the Town middle and near beaches as well as some tourist spots in Luzon. And your contact person is nice and friendly who knows all places in Luzon.
For 10 dollars per day, you can get him as Tourist guide. So enjoy your holiday in the Philippines.
We will send Photos per E-mails.To see the inside of the house and the furnitures.
Introducing the Folks in my Town and in other parts of the Philippines!
The Foreighners are already common for the Folks in our Barrio. They see the Germans, Americans, Japanese, Australians and the others who live there during their vacations in the Philippines. In the street where my parent live, for example, have almost every family at least a foreign son in law or member of the family who live abroad like Hawai, Australia, Germany, Chinese, Texas, California, Japan, Hongkong, Saudi Arabia, Canada, England, and these people come often to their Towns as they built their houses there as well as to see their family and Town. The favorite place of many Germans!
So if you want to learn people and know the Philippines way of life, and at the same time, to see the nice places in Luzon, the biggest Island in the Philippines, I suggest you to stay in my Province Pangasinan. We have beautiful beaches, Hundred Islands, near Bagiou as well as the natural wonders of the World, the ancient Rice Terraces.
You dont have to be afraid of all the bad news about the Philippines. Youll find safety in our Town. Everywhere youll go, either in the Banks, Malls or in any Fast Foods restaurants, like Jolly Bees or Mc Donalds, youll find Armed security Guards , who are always ready to help you. We have also Barrio Guards( Barangay Tanod ) who watch our place, also in the night. Although, theres really, a little need of them, because crimes in our Town( or I think, outside Urban areas ) is a rarity.
We Filipinos, despite of Political intrigues and Poverty, we still remain Friendly and hospitable to our Guests. We easily laugh and our warm Smile is but, natural for us. Everywhere youll go, youll be greeted with honorific Maam or Sir. They are friendly, not only to their own Folks , but, as well as to the visitos . Seldom can you find such hospitable people who enjoy the company of Foreighners. (especially to western)Perhaps, because we were under the Spain, for longer time, the Americans as well as the Japanese.
Its easy to communicate with them, most of the Pilipinos are billingual, and the conversation in english is almost possible to anyone, anytime and anywhere.
Dont be surprised, if somebody call you, Joe, they call all White men with such name. THey mean it, Joe the American.
The last years, I see and hear more Filipina Women, marrying Europeans and Americans , so interracial marriages are now common to them. Unlike before, if they see a filipina woman going out, with white man, they think her as a Prostitute. Before , if I was in tour there, with my children, I was often asked , if I was a Nanny to them. And although, the Western men look good and bright, you cant avoid them to think, that Pilipinos want to go with them, just to have better life. Many of us live in Poverty !
But, well despite of Poverty, we are still fond of Feasts and love to celebrate it with dances, eating good Foods and enjoy the company of each others. The term Bayanihan is the term Pilipinos use to describe the kind of common Spirit that hold us together, in good times and in bad times and we extend it to Visistors as well.
So , I invite all, to visit my country , the Philippines and see it your self . You are cordially Welcomed !
Please see my Albums in care2. com with my name of Eminga Ocay as well as my blogs there about Philippines. I can also send pictures of the house and the place of vacation in your E-mails.
Mangaldan is a 1st class municipality in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. Near cities of Dagupan and Bagiuo. Population is 82,142people. It was founded by Dominican Missionaries from Spainand had an airstrip used by the American Military during World war 2. It is subdivided into 30 Barrios or Barangays. Our House is in Guilig just a walk from the Town middle. Bus from Manila is direct to Dagupan City just 10 KM away from us. Its easy to come to our Town.
CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES
Church of St. James Fortress, Bolinao - Built by the Augustinians in 1609, it features wooden statues, an antique altar and grinning Aztec visages.
Redeemer's Cross, Bani - Stands on Calvary Hill, overlooking the Luzon Sea.
Santuario Del Señor Divino Tesoro, Calasiao - An enshrined statue of Christ which draws devotees from outside the province.
Shrine of the Immaculate Concepcio, Rosales - Has gained prominence as a pilgrimage site because of well documented apparitions.
Shrine of the Nuestra Señora de Manaoag - The shrine of the "Apo Baket" is believed to be miraculous.
(from Internet )
Bonuan Blue Beach, Dagupan - One of the landing sites of the Liberation Forces on January 9, 1945, the beach features a Japanese park, the Tondaligan Park and the MacArthur Landing Marker.
Home Economics Building, West Central Elementary School, Dagupan - The official headquarters of General MacArthur.
Limahong Channel, Lingayen - Dug by the Chinese corsair Limahong to escape his Spanish pursuers.
Lingayen Gulf War Memorial, Lingayen - A collection of relics on display at the Provincial Capital Park.
Lingayen Public Beach - One of the landing areas of the American Forces on January 9, 1945, that paved the way for the liberation of Northern Luzon.
Old St. John's Cathedral, Dagupan - The site of the surrender by Spanish General Caballos to Filipino military strategist, General Francisco Makabulos.
Villa Verde Trail, San Nicolas - The Red Arrow Monument marks where U.S. Forces saw action in pursuit of the retreating Japanese.
White Beach, San Fabian - The landing point of Lt. General Homma, Commander of the Japanese Imperial Expeditionary Forces on December 24, 1941.
1. San Fabian
2. Bonuan Blue Beach
3. Old St. John Cathedral
4. Manleluag Hot Spring National Park
5. Cacupangan, Binmatya & Arasaas Caves
6. Villacorta Caves
7. Masloc Cave
8. Hundred Islands
9. Devill Islands
10. Cape Bolinao Beach
11. Church of St. James Fortress
12. Fourteen Mile Reed
Prices & deals
- Lowest Daily Price:
- 20 USD
- Highest Daily Price:
- 25 USD
- Lowest Weekly Price:
- 100 USD
- Highest Weekly Price:
- 120 USD
- Cleaning fee:
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- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
Location & area
If you really want, you can experience it, to have direct contact with the Philippines Folks. As I said, youll live here in the middle of the native. They are very hospitable, and are fond of celebrating holidays like Christmas Parties with dances, which you as Guests are cordially welcomed.
A shopping center with restaurants, Supermarkets, markets, ATM machine which functions with the EC cards, Churches, Police Station, and the City Hall find you in just 1 km. distance. Means of transport like trycicles, motorcycles are just at the door.
The city Mangaldan has 30 barrios. Guilig is one of them and the brother in law of the Landlady is the Barrio Captain (Freddy Soriano ). Her brother, (Rey Ocay )a councelor there, is your contact person and He, with his familie are available day and night for any Problems. So you are safe and will feel at home !
Trips to the near Tourist spots like Bagiuo, Hundred Islands, Rice Terraces, beaches, Manila, Vigan, Lingayen and to other places in the whole Luzon are easy through the public means of transportation. Youll be guided or accompanied with your contact person.
There are 2 beaches there: White beach is 8 km and Tondaligan beach is 10 km away from our place.
From Manila airport, youll be either fetched from my sister with her own Van or ride with a Taxi to the Bus station. And there, take a Bus , for a trip in going directly to Dagupan City. Its just only 10 km. from the Holiday House. From there, you can take a Jeep or youll be fetched up from my brother Rey.
We look forward to see you there and wish you a pleasant stay with the Philippines Folks!
- Guilig, 2432, Mangaldan, Philippines
- Accommodation located in:
- countryside, near beaches,hundred islands,rice terraces,bagiuo,lingayen,vigan, near cultural interest, near fishing area, near historical interest, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near the beach, near water sports, rural, town!
Amenities & services
Electric fans in sleeping rooms,Kitchenette with gas stove,water pump for water supply,for house keeping is a housemaid for 3 dollars per day (8 hours ).Laundry is extra.Motorcycle in going to beach is 4 dollars (back and forth )for 3 persons.Tourist guide ,in group of one house is 10 dollar per day plus transportation expenses,foods and drinks.
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- Bathrooms: 1
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