Featured Hotels: Sol Y Viento Mountain Hot Spring Resort & Alta D’ Tagaytay

Sol Y Viento Pansol is a Hot Springs Resort just a one and a half hour drive from Metro Manila.  Located in the heart of Calamba City, Laguna this mountainside, 4 star resort is perfect for a family vacation, wedding, corporate team building event, or a quick get away Day Tour with friends.

Sol Y Viento Pansol, Hot Springs Resort in Laguna

Sol Y Viento Mountain Hot Springs Resort immediately introduces its guests to the delicious combination of sun (Sol) and refreshing mountain winds or breezes (Viento), with its Lobby Area which boast stunning views overlooking the valley, helping guests relax and forget all about city life from the point of check-in.

Sol Y Viento, Pansol, Laguna - Lobby Area
Sol Y Viento Lobby Area

A good range of room types are available starting from Team Rooms, with double decks to maximize space, through to the rather special Cabana’s complete with a private indoor Jacuzzi.  There are twenty-one (21) Team Rooms, designed to offer the best accommodation deal for large families and groups.  The largest of the Team Rooms can accommodate up to 10 people.  The eleven (11) Superior Rooms, which are good for 2 people, or Loft Rooms, have views of Laguna de Bay and Mt. Makiling.

The sixteen (16) Cabana’s are the pièce de résistance with a private indoor Jacuzzi, using natural hot springs; perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation.  The largest of these private Cabana’s can accommodate 6 adults.

Sol Y Viento, Laguna -  Cabana's with inside Jacuzzi
Sol Y Viento Cabana’s with inside Jacuzzi

The interiors throughout the resort feature natural woods and white walls, which carries the openness and mountain abode feel, through to every corner of the resort.

Soly Y Viento Mountain Hot Springs Resort Laguna - Superior Loft Room
Soly Y Viento Mountain Hot Springs Resort – Superior Loft Room

The high ceilings featured throughout, as well as the resorts spacious layout, best viewed in the restaurants and bars, seem to draw the fresh mountain air in to the rooms.

Cafe Sabroso offers a varied Asian International Fusion menu, which includes a number of famous Laguna dishes. whilst Barrio Fiesta sticks to classic Filipino dishes.

Sol Y Viento Mountain Hot Spring Resort - Breakfast at Café Sabroso
Sol Y Viento Mountain Hot Spring Resort – Breakfast at Café Sabroso

The Porta Bar also serves food, as well as drinks, and often features a live band in the evenings.  The Fabero Chill-out Bar is only open on Fridays, Saturdays and during special Holidays, from 4pm, when it offers easy listening, cocktails and wines, as well stunning views of Laguna de Bay and mountain ranges.   There are other franchised eateries within the resort including; Pancake House and Japanese restaurant, Ta Ma Yo.

Continuously extending features, and adding additional resort facilities, Sol Y Viento are now ready to accommodate weddings and corporate events, such as team building, seminars, conferences and meetings.  Eight (8) Function Rooms or Halls are now available, with the largest offering a seating layout for up to 350 people (Sierra De Grados – when set up theatre style).  The smallest available rooms are good for teams of up to thirteen people.   Those seeking adventurous, or team building activities may want to inquire about the trekking, obstacle courses and Zipline options.

Sol Y Viento also offers a great Boodle Fight Deal, for a minimum of six people (maximum of 30), which includes Entrance Fee, Use of Swimming Pools and outside hot springs, Gazebo and Boodle Fight Lunch or Dinner

Sol Y Viento Mountain Hot Spring Resort - Boodle Fight Deal 2018
Sol Y Viento Mountain Hot Spring Resort – Boodle Fight Deal

There are 4, 24 hour pools at Sol Y Viento, with varying temperatures.  These include one cold pool, and one Child’s Pool.  All of the pools are easy to locate and are staffed by Life Guards.

Sol Y Viento Laguna - Hot Spring Pool
Sol Y Viento Hot Spring Pool

The recently launched Costa Tropicana is a great attraction for families.  Whether they are staying at the resort or living, or staying, nearby and visit as a Day Tour. The colorful slides, and water fountains, are an instant attraction to children, just as the hot springs are considered miraculous wonders by the older generation, who want to take a dip and relax aching muscles and joints.  For teens and young adults the resort offers up the various pool areas and mountainside views, all of which are social media worthy.

Costa Tropicana at Sol Y Viento Laguna
Costa Tropicana at Sol Y Viento

Alta D’ Tagaytay

Sol Y Viento’s sister hotel, Alta D’ Tagaytay, is newly opened and considered quieter and more exclusive.  Alta D’Tagaytay is located in the Ridgeview Subdivision of Tagaytay City, with views across to Taal Lake and Volcano.

Whilst being set among quite similar terrains the differences between the resorts are as noticeable as their similarities.  Alta D’ Tagaytay most notably features a greater presence of polished, antiqued style wood giving it a classic, stately feel and making it increasingly popular for weddings.   The interiors and high ceiling are feature also present in Sol Y Viento, resulting in a similar sense of spaciousness.  A majestic wooden staircase and piano provide an impressionable welcome to the hotel, in the Lobby and an ideal background for wedding photos.

Alta D’ Tagaytay Lobby
Alta D’ Tagaytay Lobby

Alta D’ Tagaytay offers 7 different room types, ranging from the Superior Room through to the Attic Rooms, and Alta Suite.  The varnished wood style is carried through each, giving a Country Manor effect to the whole resort.

Alta D' Tagaytay Attic Room
Alta D’ Tagaytay Attic Room

The resort restaurant, La Terraza, offers a range of Spanish/Filipino inspired cuisine with the option to be seated inside or outside.  There is a savory buffet as well as an Ala Carte Menu Available.  The glass windows and doors leading to the balcony create a sense of light and airiness inside and, for those who choose to dine on the balcony, there are stunning views of the deep greens and blue colors of Taal Volcano and Lake.  The resort also features restaurants Barrio Fiesta and TaMaYo

Alta D' Tagaytay Restaurant La Terraza - Taal Views
Alta D’ Tagaytay Restaurant La Terraza

The resorts bar, Bar Cielo, can be found at the top of the resort where you can enjoy the refreshing Tagaytay breeze, with drinks in your hand and food at the bar.  The bar offers an intimate, romantic setting and is becoming an ideal date venue.

As with Sol Y Viento, Alta D’Tagaytay also caters for business and social events, with a total of 9 Function Rooms.  The smallest of these rooms can seat 12 people, whilst the largest can accommodate up to 1200 people (Theatre Style) or 700 people (Banquet Style).

When the resort has its full complement of facilities the following will also be available: Bike Trail, Garden Weddings, Chapel, Team Building Facilities

Whilst the hotel is still expanding, it is gaining in popularity particularly as an ideal get away from Metro Manila, and as a romantic location for a delicious dinner date.

For further inquiries regarding either resorts, please contact:
Ruziell Sto. Tomas
Director for Sales and Marketing
(049) 545 00 52

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