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If you are in Clark or its surrounding area in February, better make a room for a visit to the Clark HAB Fest. It's the longest running hot air balloon festival in Asia. it participated in by balloonists from all over the globe. Aside from balloon ascensions there're a host of other aerial exhibitions like skydiving, paragliding, aerobatics,...more
the lazer river ride is a 500 meter long pool that criss crosses the whole area and it has many wave making currents inside the pool to hurl you along the way. you can either walk your way around the long pool or ride along an inflatable rubber raft while cruising along. too bad that i did not have a water proof camera when i went here.the fontana...more
More pictures of the aqua thrill slidesthe fontana water park has a star attraction in the three aqua thrill slides which can be reached by a flight of stairs about 5 storeys high and It features body slide w/ cover, body slides full open and slide with inflatable tube. The lines here are long and it ends at the deep pool below.The Fontana Water...more
the fontana water park has a star attraction in the three aqua thrill slides which can be reached by a flight of stairs about 5 storeys high and It features body slide w/ cover, body slides full open and slide with inflatable tube. The lines here are long and it ends at the deep pool below.The Fontana Water Park is the showpiece of the Complex, it...more
There is a separate three tunneled aqua thrill slides that is just a short walk away from this mother of all aqua thrill ride. The stairs leading to this big slide is just about 1 1/2 story high as the giant rubber boat can easily sit 4 people. the rubber boat will slide sideways up to 90 degrees while falling down fast to a large pool below.The...more
the kiddie pool area of the fontana water park is paradise to kids, it has many shallow 2 to 3 feet pools with an assortment of slides, monkey bars and kid stuff in the kiddie pool, it is actually a large area where the kids can swim and play.The Fontana Water Park is the showpiece of the Complex, it is the most visited part of the Fontana Complex...more
The Wave pool part of the Fontana Water Park is the most popular area for adults as they have giant waves that is generated for 10 minutes at 30 minute intervals. the waves are not that strong so you cannot surf hehehe but is just enough to pull you away. this is the most crowded area of the water park.The Fontana Water Park is the showpiece of the...more
The Water Factory is located just at the left side, adjacent to the Pirate Ship and this area is also popular with the kids as there are many kinds of devices that squirt water jets around.The Fontana Water Park is the showpiece of the Complex, it is the most visited part of the Fontana Complex and is open for both members and non members. Inside...more
The Pirate Ship near the entrance is easily the most popular for the kids as they can go inside the pirate ship and slide from it, plus it has many water sprays located around the ship were you can be drenched with water.The Fontana Water Park is the showpiece of the Complex, it is the most visited part of the Fontana Complex and is open for both...more
this will be a multi part tip on the famous water park inside the Fontana Leisure Park Complex.The Fontana Water Park is the showpiece of the Complex, it is the most visited part of the Fontana Complex and is open for both members and non members. Inside this huge water park are several themed pools and a long lazy river ride ( I will have separate...more
The Fontana Leisure Parks and Casino is one of the many Hotels, resorts and casino complexes that are mushrooming at the former Clark Air Base and present Clark Freeport Zone. It is the second large complex to go up at the freeport after the Mimosa Leisure Resort and is way more popular than the Mimosa resort for both Locals and domestic and...more
The Mimosa Complex is now under new ManagementMimosa was the first entity that went into Clark Free Port after it reverted to Philippine Sovereignty and they developed a 230 hectare area within Clark Freeport as an integrated Leisure and Resort Complex complete with a Holiday Inn Hotel, an 18 hole Golf Course, Casino, Private Villa's for rent,...more
This is my old pictures of the Mimosa Leisure Park and Resort Complex in 1995Mimosa was the first entity that went into Clark Free Port after it reverted to Philippine Sovereignty and they developed a 230 hectare area within Clark Freeport as an integrated Leisure and Resort Complex complete with a Holiday Inn Hotel, an 18 hole Golf Course, Casino,...more
Before there were many duty free shops in Clark Free Port that competed for shoppers (local residents have a $ 400 allocation per month and tourist whether local of domestic will have to pay 25 pesos for a $ 50 shopping card to be able to shop duty free (if your purchases totaled $ 200, then you will buy 4 ($50) shopping Card. At present, the duty...more
The Casino in Mimosa Leisure Park Complex was the star attraction in Clark Free Port Before since it is set in a Glitzy, Hollywood Style Glam atmosphere, slot machines and Card Games like Black Jack, Craps, 21, Baccarat, Roulette, etc. But is has now been Overtaken by the larger and more glitzy Fontana Casino in the Fontana Leisure Complex, 4...more
The Verandah Restaiurant sit just adjacent to the Verandah Bar but they have separate areas.The Verandah Restaurant is one of the many food and beverage joints lining the Mimosa Resort but it is the main restaurant in the Mimosa Resort. It is located at the Clubhouse of the Mimosa Golf Course and is always full of golfers, their families and check...more
Part two of my Binulo Restaurant Tips with more picturesThis Restaurant sits along the Manuel Roxas Highway inside the Clark Freeport Zone and is famous for it's local kapamgpangan dishes and assorted Steaks. The restaurant is one of the more famous restaurant inside the huge Clark Freeport Zone. If you want to taste the regional pampanga cuisine...more
This Restaurant sits along the Manuel Roxas Highway inside the Clark Freeport Zone and is famous for it's local kapamgpangan dishes and assorted Steaks. The restaurant is one of the more famous restaurant inside the huge Clark Freeport Zone. If you want to taste the regional pampanga cuisine without going out of the Clark Freeport, then this...more
The Mimosa Convention Hall is the main site of the Mimosa Resort for group gatherings, weddings, parties, company parties, company conventions and more. The Convention Center also doubles as a Breakfast Area for Check In Guest of the Montevista Villas in the morning from 6:00 am to 10:00 am (be sure to come early as the meals are almost empty by...more
Pancake House is another food chain that we often patronize for brunch or snacks. I like their simple but refreshingly cozy ambience and courteous staff, and I am glad to say that Clark branch met my expectation. Whenever we go to a Pancake House branch, I choose from their salads, sandwiches, pancakes and other snack/dessert items. I like best...more
Congo Grille Clark belongs to a restaurant chain in the Philippines that we often patronize. Congo Grille restaurants are associated with African jungle-themed interiors and mascot (an ape in safari outfit), but more popularly, with their value for money food servings (they offer generous food portions at reasonable prices). Congo Grillle Clark has...more
The Verandah Bar sit just adjacent to the Verandah Restaurant but they have separate areas.
The Verandah Bar is the favorite watering hole of the golfers and guests in the huge mimosa resort complex. it is located inside the Mimosa Resort Clubhouse and has a large and spacious area for guests and a long bar filled with assorted wines. liquors and spirits. there are long chairs at the bar and comfy lounge chairs at the main area where you can relax with a view of the golf course during the day. They have an assortment of beers. both local and international plus assorted cocktails and hard drinks and mocktails. they have an extensive collection of assorted bar chow and snacks like the famous club sandhwich, gambas, calamares and more.
prices of a bottle of san miguel beer will cost 70 pesos per bottle and foreign brands at 140 pesos a bottle. cocktails like mai tai will cost 160 pesos or more a glass.
The Verandah Bar is open from 11:00 pm to 12:00 am everday.
Dress Code: casual, no tank tops and flip flops are allowed.
Both the Mimosa Leisure Resort and the Fontana Leisure Resort Complexes offer Golf Carts for rent not only for the Avid Golfers but also for people who don't want to walk or just simply want to go around the golf courses to savor the view. These Golf carts are electric powered and you can rent them for 1000 pesos for a whole day of using it around...more
The Diosdado Macapagal International Airport is the alternate gateway to the Philippines besides the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. This Airport is formerly the Clark Airbase of the US Airforce until 1991 and since then reverted to Philippine Sovereignty and it the only airport in the Philippines that boasts of two parallel runways....more
There are buses such as Philtranco outside DMIA that goes direct to Manila costing P350. This is more convenient than taking the bus from Mabalacat Bus Terminal in Dau. Of course, the bus from the terminal is cheaper costing only P125 but it's a bit of a hassle requiring 2 jeepney rides from the airport. This is only good if you have light luggage.more
Pure Gold is a philippine chain of local discount stores that is patterned after the price clubs in the United States (think Walmart) and it competes locally with the Sm group in the price club category where they offer low prices for bulk purchases with no membership required. Here in Calrk Free Port and Subic Free Port, they have branches that...more
French Baker is another favorite of my family. Whenever we travel, we buy asado rolls, puff pastries, blueberry muffins and high fiber breads from French Baker. Since we discovered French Baker Clark, we didn't have to buy plenty of stuff as "baon". At French Baker Clark, we can buy our favorite freshly baked goodies, and bring them to our hotel as...more
SM City Clark is strategically located at the Clark Special Economic Zone, you'll see it shortly as you enter the SCEZ Gate. It has almost the same lay-out as the other SM Malls in Manila and other provinces, and has a department store, supermarket, hardware, activity/events area, cinema, rows of cafes & restaurants and boutiques. Branded items...more
The Main clubhouse of the Mimosa Resorts is located in the middle of the Complex, nestled between the Montevista Villas and the Driving Range of the Golf Course and inside the Club House is the Golf Shop, The Verandah Restaurant, The Verandah Bar and several meeting rooms for Golf Club Members and a fitness gym too. The Club House is open from 8:00...more
you can use the Swimming pool at the backside of the Montevista Villas Clubhouse for free as check in guests. they have a regular pool and a kiddie pool. The pool is open from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm everyday.The Montevista Villas is part of the huge Mimosa Resort and Casino complex. The villas are for the more upscale visitors who does not want to stay...more
If you are an extreme sports junkie or just plain curious or are engaged in a team building activity woth your friends, work colleagues, fellow sports enthusiasts, etc. The Mimosa Resort has a mini Adventure Camp where various kinds of obstacle courses and a zip line near the Club House of the Montevista Villas. You and your crew can do various...more
The Main Draw in Coming to the Mimosa Resort is their 36 hole Championship Golf Course and the golf course is very popular for the South Koreans, Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, who fly chartered flights to the Diosdado Macapagal Airport just to enjoy a 4 day golf and recreation tour here. A Round of Golf here is just 2,500 pesos a game (18 holes)...more