Monday, July 7, 2014

Taytay, Rizal

July 5-6, 2014

We organized a team outing/bonding with my former team and company to celebrate birthdays and farewell send off for those who resigned. Set date was July 5 to 6 (overnight swimming). The place was Club Serene at Cabrera Road Barangay Dolores, Taytay. Our meet up was Starmall, EDSA at around 1PM, bought our food and drinks then waited for the others. As we have no rented transportation, we just talked to few jeepney drivers and negotiate the fare (40 per head for 20pax so that's 800) to drop us to the resort. So we left at past 4 PM then arrived at the resort at 6 PM. Upon arrival we talked to the driver and asked to pick us up at 6 Am the next day (Jul 6).

Entrance fee: Php200 overnight
Casita (fan room with 2 single-sized bed) : Php1,500
Casita (Treehouse ; fan room with 1 single-sized bed) Php1,700
Cabana (standard aircon room with 2 double-sized bed) Php3,400
Picnic hut Php300

Only two persons were allowed to check the accommodations, note that what you see is what you get which we were not informed beforehand. n the Casita, there was only 1 table with 2 seats which is just like that of SM foodcourt's - not single chair alright. Please check the picture below. The single bed is actually NOT a bed but just like a jeepney driver's seat only wider and longer! Casita rooms CR are not clean though each has own CR/shower, this is good for max 20-24 pax though you only be provided with 4 chairs or equivalent to the foodcourt's seat. Casita is just good for summer. Whereas the Cabana has TV. The heater in shower room does not work. The room is just good for 12 pax, if you are more than 12 you have to occupy picnic hut but only 12 should sleep in the cabana. The bed was not cleaned properly, my skin turn red, a bit swollen and became itchy (hives)

How to get there:
Take FX Taxi or Jeep at EDSA cor. Ortigas, EDSA Shaw Terminal  going to Angono, Binangonan, Antipolo via Junction or Tanay. Take off at Tikling, take Tricycle going to Club Serene Resort.