The SpaceOur front fence and gate is made up of our local bamboo.
Rolling hills, mango and coconut trees are mostly found within the area. Free coconut juice from the coconut tree are available depending on season and upon request. Some fruits such as rambutan, langka, apple mango and indian mango during their season are also free but please ask for personal consumption only.
We have a total of three rooms. We have two (2) bedrooms below the viewing deck over looking the lake and one (1) at the main guest house near the entrance of the farm. Our villa could accommodate 6 guest comfortably. In addition, we can also provide one extra bed per room (the extra bed can accomodate 1 person only).
We do not have inside toilets but our two rooms below the viewing deck has its own shower rooms. But we have separate toilets very near to your rooms, 10 steps or so. Both rooms are air-conditioned.
Our main house has its own bathroom/toilet outside it. The main house has no airconditioning unit yet but we'll provide electric fans for your comfort.
The property is surrounded by tree-lined walkways, we recommend brisk walking or jogging around.
Complete privacy and security is assured to guests.
70$ per night for two (2) guest and a third guest is free, includes a room, daily breakfast and amenities. Additional 25$ for every guest after the 3rd guest cost per night, inclusive of amenities, rooms, and daily breakfast. Guest AccessWhen you rent a room, you have free access to the kitchen, outdoor restrooms, hammocks, grillers, bonfire area, badminton court (you may also use the rackets and shuttle cocks for free).
If you need anything else, please ask and we'll gladly help. Interaction with GuestsOpen and or as requested.. as much as possible, we love our guest to have the privacy they need. The NeighborhoodBarangay Tadlac is a small and friendly community. Getting AroundYes, there is public transport:
From Manila in Buendia bus terminal or Cubao, you could ride a bus going to Lemery and tell the bus conductor to have you dropped off in Alitagtag, in the street going to Brgy. Tadlac.
From the national road going to the our place, you could rent a tricycle (Approximately Php 70-100 ).
If you're going to use a private car from Manila, search for Alitagtag, Batangas in (website hidden) and give us a call when you are near and we will take it from there. But if you have waze, look for Mertola in Alitagtag, Batangas and it will take you there. Other Things to NoteTry local food at the market or have your meat, fish and veggies bought at our local market. Make sure to check out the market at least early in the morning. Just ask us if you need help to use the kitchen, its free.
You can bring your own cooked lunch/dinner. Or you could ask us to prepare the food before you check in. A detailed list of your needs/requests would be perfect.
About the free breakfast, please inform us about your customs and culture so we won't be serving foods that are inappropriate for you. Free breakfast are up to 2 persons (per rooms rented) only. For your drinks (breakfast), you may choose from coffee, tea, hot chocolate, Batangas coffee (also known as Kapeng Barako), juice or bottled water. We encourage you to try local dishes such as tapang Taal, longganisa, suman, tamalis and panucha. We are glad that our guest could help out few locals while enjoying their products.
We suggest you to bring your workout clothes, yoga mats or good ol' book because Mertola's is a relaxing place perfect for reading, jogging, unwinding and a lot more!