Enjoy a tropical experience like no other at Engkantada Falls Resort & Spa located at Brgy. Rita Glenda, Basilisa, Dinagat Island, Philippines. Engkantada Falls Resort & Spa is the accommodation that any true adventurer would love. With just a simple trek into the jungle, you will be able to stay in a magnificent villa among the treetops. The villa can fit up to 6 guests comfortably and has all of the benefits and luxuries of a boutique hotel. Nearby is a gorgeous waterfall that its guests can access and enjoy. Experience the Dinagat Islands nature in full bloom at Engkantada Falls Resort & Spa!
Here are the 10 Must-Love in Engkantada Falls Resort & Spa, Basilisa, Dinagat Islands, Philippines!
1.) The word ‘Engkantada‘
Engkantada means ‘Enchanted or Fairy or Goddess’. This place is true to its description as the jungle is positively enchanted with beauty, good vibes, and peacefulness. The proprietress Ms. Lulu Gilmore also looks like a Goddess. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
98% of the materials are sourced within the jungle property with designs evoking the proprietress’ concept of a Filipino identity. The architecture is also equipped with toilet bowls and luxurious comfortable beds. Where in the world could you bring those toilet bowls and huge beds from the city up to the Basilisa’s mountain jungle? Did you know that it is a thousand feet high? Amazing. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
The property boasts its natural falls strategically located in every villa. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
Going to Engkantada Falls & Resort Spa requires a satisfying hike. You will start from the Black Boots Trail then to Lulu’s trail. The Black Boots Trail was called as such because the proprietress always wear her black boots when passing this trail. The other trail is called Lulu’s trail because the proprietress name is Lulu Gilmore. Guess it right, the jungle property is an extension of the proprietress’ wonderfully enchanted persona. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
The rooms are designed with a concept of luxury, rustic and Filipino-ness. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
In Lulu Gilmore’s resort, she developed healthy diet menu options for her guests to savor while still inspiring them about Filipino culture. The resort’s staples are organically grown and harvested from her own land. On below photo, we are also showing you her wonderful table scape and sustainable kitchen. (Swipe photo for more pictures)
Staying in Engkantada Falls Resort and Spa is a great opportunity to disconnect from the crazy, busy, stressful work you may be living in. There is no internet or mobile signal. What you only have is Wilson- an old antenna radio which has reception to only one radio program. Imagine you are in a Castaway movie starred by Tom Hanks.
8.) The Zenness of the Jungle
The property is a real zen of fresh air because of the trees around you. It is like a spiritual experience. The place is grounding. (Swipe photo for more pictures)
9.) The Gentle People of Northeastern Mindanao
The jungle property is built with love by the locals of Dinagat. They will also serve you gently with sincere smiles. (Swipe photo for more pictures)
The proprietress repurposed old materials such as fallen woods from Typhoon Odette and old lamps into wonderful art pieces and furniture. The jungle property also uses sustainable ways on preparing food by using firewood rather than gas.
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