Villa 21: Our Home in Misibis Bay Resort and Casino

We arrived in Misibis Bay Resort and Casino at noon time. Check in was smooth and fast, and our villa was ready by the time we came in. The resort was even generous to upgrade our Garden View room to a villa! The Garden View rooms are the newest addition to Misibis' roster of about 90 rooms. These are located adjacent to the main resort, in a village-like setup.

Our villa is located near the lagoon pool, as well as a few steps away from the infinity pool, the beach, and the restaurant. The location is perfect!

When we arrived at the villa, we were surprised to see how beautiful it had turned out since my last visit in 2008! It's now beautifully furnished with pieces that radiate a luxurious feel. The queen-sized bed houses soft and huge-able pillows and soothing comforters for a well-deserved R&R.

Villa 21

One of the beachfront villas, circa 2008

There is also a daybed next to one of the huge glass windows that can serve as an extra bed if you're a group of three.

The entire villa is enveloped by blinds that you can easily adjust to suit your preference -whether you want to see the lush gardens outside, or you want to hibernate from the outside world. It's up to you.

A daybed

Upon arrival, there were complimentary welcome fruits and  bottles of water. The villa has a small dining area  so you need not worry about spilling your coffee on the bed! At night, slices of sweetened bananas are delivered right at your doorsteps. Should you get hungry anytime, room service is available from the resort's restaurant, Spice Market.

In-room dining

Fresh fruits and local rice cakes
There's a Krups coffee-making facility, and a daily supply of their signature coffee beans and apple tea. I love the idea of having my doze of caffeine fix within reach. I usually have coffee after a big meal, or after doing water activities to keep me warm. Or when I wake up, just before taking a shower. I'm such a coffeeholic.

Krups coffeemaker, coffee beans and apple tea
There's a console behind the bed that serves as a working table with these Misibis  Bay signature stationery. And do those leaf leis look familiar to you? Yes, the same as what I got from Pangalusian in El Nido! Very Filipino! I like it!

Leis made of coconut leaves
There were also two complimentary woven bags which I really adore! It's perfect for keeping your stuff with you while roaming around the resort.

And now, let's go to the bathroom. Taking a shower here is such a pleasure with all the Hansgrohe bathroom fixtures. The water pressure is strong enough, making the massage function of the hand shower a perfect treat after a long day at the eco park. The rain shower is soothing, too!. Plus, did I mention that there's a bath tub where you can enjoy a warm dip any time you want?

Rain and hand shower by Hansgrohe

The bathroom amenities are something I should brag about -- all L'Occitane products are everywhere in the bathroom. I heart the smell...very spa-like.

Premium bath amenities by L'Occitane

The bathroom is spacious and well-lit. You'll never feel claustrophobic.

His and her corner

Dental kits

Vibrantly coloured wall installation livens up the toilet

The bath tub with warm L'Occitane bubbles

There well-lit closet has a safety deposit box that can fit your laptops and other gadgets. There's also an iron and a board just in case you need to smoothen up some of your wardrobe.

The closet

The slippers are made of abaca, a famous material in the Bicol region.

The villa has glass windows and sliding doors all over. Lush gardens surround it, so you will really feel like you are in a tropical paradise. It's so conducive for relaxation and having some me-time.

Our villa has a small  veranda by the garden where  I would have my first cup of coffee everyday.

At the veranda

Just a few steps away from our villa, we found this tree that intrigued me a lot. It has leaves all over as if it's a huge bear covered in thick fur. I wonder what tree is this.

What tree is this?

Like other resorts, there are stations where you can wash your feet before entering your respective villas. This is very important as it does not only keep your villa clean and free of sand; it also helps in preventing sand from getting into the shower drain which can eventually lead to clogging.

"Foot" for the gods

Our villa can be connected to another villa that faces the lagoon pool. This is a  good idea especially if you are going with a big group or with your whole family.


Misibis Bay
Cagraray Island, Bacacay, Albay Province, Bicol Region, Philippines
T:(63 52) 487 1540 / C: (63917) 599 1590 F:(63 52) 487 1540

Manila Sales and Reservations Office
1108 Tektite West Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange, Exchange Road,
Ortigas Center,1605 Pasig City, Phillippines
T: (63 2) 661 8888     F: (63 2) 470 3607     E: 

Legazpi Office
Hotel Venezia
Renaissance Gardens, Washington Drive, 
Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
T: (63 52) 481.0888


Special thanks to Misibis Bay Resort and Casino's 
General Manager, Mr. Ian Mayer Varona and 
Revenue Manager, Ms. Cherry Rodriguez


  1. sa villa 22 kami nagstay ni remay. hehe kapitbahay!

  2. haha! oo nga kapitbahay! i wanna go back kapag tapos na yung seaview rooms. Mala-Lagen ang peg.

  3. Thanks for sharing this information. Ask ko lang po sana how much ang per night rates nila.

    Thanks and regards,

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