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Thunderbird Resorts - Poro Point

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Thunderbird Resorts - Poro Point
EDITOR’S INDEPENDENT REVIEW: Thunderbird Resorts - Poro Point is a 5-star luxury hotel located in the west of the Philippines. The 65-hectare Mediterranean-inspired resort is a true beachfront hotel that overlooks the West Philippine Sea. It is located in the city of San Fernando which is the provincial capital and also known as the Christmas Capital of the Philippines. The resort is located 3.8 km from the San Fernando Airport and 2 km from the San Fernando International Seaport. The hotel is popular with local tourists, especially on weekends.

Accommodations at the Thunderbird Resorts - Poro Point consist of rooms, suites and villas in several categories. Most rooms are equipped with a safe, small refrigerator, Wi-Fi and coffee maker, and many have bathtubs in the bathrooms. Several rooms also have small kitchenettes equipped with a microwave oven, small stove, kettle and kitchenware. Each of the suites has a living room with kitchen and dining area. Some of the suites have private Jacuzzis, rain showers and several bath amenities. Accommodations are furnished in a modern décor with pleasing colors and comfortable accessories. The villas are standalone structures with two or three bedrooms. Each of these also comes with its own garage or parking space.

Dining venues start from a seafront restaurant that serves Mediterranean cuisine and pizzas from 06:30 till 22:30. This restaurant also offers a selection of salads and soups. A café located at the hotel’s casino serves international cuisine during all meals. There is a patio restaurant at the hotel lobby that opens till 01:00 with a selection of wines and spirits. Furnished in classic white and blue décor, this venue is designed to convey the ambience of a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. A pool bar with ample lounging space is a source of refreshing drinks including a wide selection of beers and cocktails. A casino bar offers some live entertainment and late night beverages. Proximity to the city makes it easy to dine out at the various local restaurants nearby.

The hotel’s on-site casino has slot machines, roulette tables, baccarat and other popular games. Open late into the night, the venue provides live entertainment including comedy shows, bands and singers. A nine-hole golf course is available nearby. The hotel’s spa offers a range of treatments and can arrange in-room massages. A beach club has several activities and sports to offer. The property also has a conference center that can host as many as 400 people.
beach surface
White sand,Rocks,Stoney,Waterfront
position
Clifftop
style
luxurious, family-friendly, romantic
swimming suitability
yes, but seasonal
total Nº of rooms
36
star rating
5 1
airport transfers
yes
$$$$$
price range
$ $ $ $
year built
2008
satellite TV
yes
check-in / check-out
14:00 / 12:00
Nº of swimming pools
1
beachfront gardens
yes
Nº restaurants
1
Nº bars
2
spa & treatments
yes
children's club & programmes
yes
internet access
free
24 hour room service
yes

rooms

from 176 USD

Indulge in the comforts of our well-appointed luxury suites, each with its own veranda that provides breathtaking views of the South China Sea.

roomtypes

name type number approx. size
Deluxe Rooms room 0 m2
Deluxe VO Rooms room 0 m2
Deluxe Suites suite 0 m2

Deluxe Rooms

Features: HD LCD TV with Home Theatre surround sound system, Ipod docking station with speakers, Pantry with coffee & tea-making facilities, In-room electronic safety box, Free Wi-Fi access, Bath.

Deluxe VO Rooms

Features: HD LCD TV with Home Theatre surround sound system, Ipod docking station with speakers, Pantry with coffee & tea-making facilities, Jacuzzi bath tub and microwave oven, In-room electronic safety box, Free Wi-Fi access, Bath.

Deluxe Suites

Features: HD LCD TV with Home Theatre surround sound system, Ipod docking station with speakers, Pantry with coffee & tea-making facilities, Jacuzzi bath tub and microwave oven, In-room electronic safety box, Free Wi-Fi access, Bath, Furnished living room, kitchenette and dining areas.

wine & dine

from 176 USD
restaurants
For a gustatory treat, visit our themed restaurants:
*HOTEL RESTAURANTS: Olives Restaurant | Patio Santorini | Pool Bar

*CASINO RESTAURANTS: Vegas Cafe | Cabana Bar
Olives Restaurant
Location: Hotel lobby Operating Hours: 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM Cuisine: Mediterranean fine-dining The Olives Restaurant is the only fine dining restaurant in Ilocos and North Luzon. It is also the only one that offers Mediterranean fare, and boasts of having the sole wood-burning pizza oven the region.
Hours
Open for Breakfast,Open for Lunch,Open for Dinner
Vegas Cafe
Location: Casino Operating Hours: 24 hours Cuisine: Mixed The Vegas Café is a 24-hour restaurant that serves a wide variety of local and international cuisine, including American, Japanese, Italian, Filipino, and continental fare. It also offers a sumptuous fruit and salad bar.
Hours
24 Hours
lounges & bars
Pool Bar
Location: Hotel lobby Location: Pool area Operating Hours: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM The Pool Bar serves cold drinks and snacks right beside the Santorini-inspired infinity pool.
Cuisine
Hours
Open for Breakfast,Open for Lunch,Open for Dinner
Atmosphere
Cabana Bar
Location: Casino Operating Hours: 24 hours Cuisine: Appetizers and Tex-Mex Featuring live bands and events, the Cabana bar offers upbeat entertainment for music and performance lovers.
Cuisine
Hours
24 Hours
Atmosphere
Patio Santorini
Location: Hotel lobby Operating Hours: 8:00 AM to 1:00 AM Seating Capacity: 75-150 pax The Patio Santorini is the hotel’s lobby lounge and bar where one can sample a wide array of wines, cocktails, and, spirits and enjoy a stunning view of the gorgeous Poro Point sunset and seascape.
Cuisine
Hours
Open for Breakfast,Open for Lunch,Open for Dinner
Atmosphere

services & facilities

from 176 USD
ZAPHIRA SPA IN-ROOM MASSAGE SERVICES:
De-stress. Unwind. Relax. Let our trained therapists calm your senses as they massage and soothe away your worries.
Operating Hours: Mondays to Sundays, 10:00 AM to 6:00 AM

The Cliffs Beach Club
Operating Hours: 7:00 AM until sunset

The Cliffs Golf Club
Operating Hours: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Swimming Pool
Operating Hours: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Other Amenities/Activities
Sports:
* Half-Court Basketball Area
* Jogging Path at the Boardwalk

Outdoor Activities:
* ATV Bikes*
* Mountain Bikes
* Zip Lines*
* Rappelling and Rock Wall climbing*

BANQUET VENUES:
Hold business meetings at fully-equipped function rooms that offer stunning views of the ocean. Celebrate weddings, birthday, and special occasions at a secluded beach or right at the poolside area. Whatever the occasion may be, let Thunderbird Resorts - Poro Point be the perfect backdrop for your gatherings. Our staff is ready to help you create a successful event that is sure to delight your guests.

services available

on the beach

from 176 USD

beach ratings

ambience

Peaceful
Beautiful
Natural
Party & fun
Family friendly
Clean & green
Secluded
Romantic

activities

  • Sunbathing
  • Beach-walking
  • Adventure & explore
  • Partying
  • Swimming
  • Mind, body & soul
  • Surfing
  • Water skiing
  • Jet Ski
  • Wake Boarding
  • Tube rides

booking contacts

from 176 USD
general
address VOA Compound, Pennsylvania Avenue, San Fernando City, La Union Philippines 2500
website http://thunderbirdresorts.ph/resorts/poro-point
general email address pororeservations@thunderbird-asia.com
phone number (+63 72) 888 7777, 63 917 586 5126
fax (+63 72) 888 3888
bookings
reservations email address pororeservations@thunderbird-asia.com
phone number for bookings (+63 72) 888 7777, 63 917 586 5126
fax for bookings (+63 72) 888 3888
 
Position Name Email Phone Skype
Sales Office Angela Peralta aperalta@thunderbird-asia.com +63 917 586 5128 +63 917 586 5128
Sales Office Mildred Brigoli mbrigoli@thunderbird-asia.com +63 917 586 5129 +63 917 586 5129

location and attractions

La Union - Canaoay & San Fernando

directions

From National Highway:
From the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) – Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), take the National Highway going to San Fernando, La Union. You will pass by the provinces of Tarlac and Pangasinan.

Once you get to San Fernando, La Union, turn left to Pennsylvania Avenue. Landmark is the Monument of the Unknown Soldiers.

Go straight until you enter the gate of the Poro Point Freeport Zone.

Less than a kilometer from the gate, you will reach Thunderbird Resorts – Poro Point. Hotel gate is on your left.

Go straight past the hotel to get to Fiesta Casino.

distances & transport

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