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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
Waterfront
style
natural, luxurious, family-friendly
swimming suitability
yes, but seasonal
total Nº of rooms
36
star rating
5 1
airport transfers
yes
$$$$$
price range
$ $ $ $
year built
2008
check-in / check-out
14:00 / 12:00
Nº of swimming pools
1
beachfront gardens
yes
Nº restaurants
2
Nº bars
2
spa & treatments
yes
internet access
free

rooms

from 176 USD

VOA Compound, Pennsylvania Avenue, San Fernando City, La Union, 2500, Philippines

Nestled amid sprawling blues and greens, Thunderbird Resort Poro Point’s Mediterranean-inspired wonder is as captivating as the magnificent milieu of San Fernando City in La Union, Philippines. In this stunning locale, one step inside the confines of our 5-star resort instantly transports you into a setting influenced by Santorini, Greece’s dazzling resort-town.

At Thunderbird Resort, each elegantly furnished living space swathes you in snug and serene comfort. All accommodation types have HD LED TV with DVD player, a pantry with coffee- and tea-making facilities, and Wi-Fi Internet access.

Our resort also boasts superior amenities like an in-house gaming facility, 5 dining options, a spa, and event center, as well as world-class services for water sports and banquet assistance. These are among the many reasons why we are a favored destination for any endeavor. Indeed, here, you are offered the chance to dream, play, and live however you want.

ROOMS
With these impressive room amenities, a sound slumber in our La Union resort is a consistent guarantee.

All rooms have:
- Free Wi-Fi Internet access
- HD LED TV and DVD player with USB ports
- In-room electronic safety box
- Pantry with coffee and tea making facilities

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

FACILITIES
Enjoy life at its finest with our splendid array of facilities and helpful services.
- Olives Restaurant
- Patio Santorini
- Vegas Cafe
- Thalassa Bar
- Pool Bar
- Fiesta Casino
- The Cliffs Golf and Beach Club
- Agora Event Center
- Zaphira Spa
- Swimming pool
- Jogging path at the boardwalk area
- Half-court basketball area
- Water sports facilities
- Room service
- In-room massage service
- 24-hour shuttle service

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

sunsets, sunrises poor
4
beautiful
density of beach use crowded
4
deserted
noise & other disturbances lots
4
none
family friendliness poor
3
excellent
safety & security unsafe
3
very safe
cleanliness dirty
4
pristine
shade on the beach none
2
plenty
surrounding landscape ugly
4
beautiful
suitability for swimming poor
3
excellent
seawater quality poor
3
excellent
beach width at high tide narrow
2
wide
sand quality low grade
3
excellent
overall beach rating poor
4
excellent

ambience

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

activities

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

booking contacts

from 176 USD
general
address VOA Compound, Pennsylvania Avenue, San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines 2500
website http://web.thunderbirdresortsporopoint.com/
general email address pororeservations@thunderbird-asia.com
phone number (+63 72) 888 7777, 63 917 586 5126
fax (+63 72) 888 3888
bookings
online bookings form http://web.thunderbirdresortsporopoint.com/
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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