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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Balanacan Cove Convention Center, Mogpog





A new resort and convention center is now open in Balanacan, Mogpog. It is located 1 KM east of downtown Balanacan. It is owned and operated by Frank and Flor Irlandez. The Irlandezes were my classmates in college and graduate school. Both Frank and Flor are from Batangas, but Frank fell in love with Marinduque ( particularly the Balanacan Cove area) when he visited the province about 4 years ago.

Construction of this convention center started about two years ago. It has magnificent and mesmerizing views of the cove. It has limited rooms for overnight stay or longer. There is dancing with a live band on Wednesday and Friday nights from 8 to 11PM. The entrance fee is 100 pesos per person. For additional information, call 0920 268 8953.

Thank you Frank and Joy for the lunch yesterday and showing us your beautiful resort.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yes, I agree the place has fantastic water views. I bet you enjoyed your stay at this resort.

What amenities are found in their resort? Do they have any water activites in this place? Is there any swimming pool available for the guests?

I would love to visit this place one day.

David B Katague said...

There are plans for swimming pool and marina with water sports next year, I believe. A gym and sauna are also in the long term plans ( 5 years) from now.

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