Evercrest Golf Club and Resort

Evercrest Golf Club and Resort

_MG_8622“Where will you spend the long weekend this time?” a good friend asked, seeing that we’re approaching a national holiday and it seemed customary for families to spend long weekends together.

I smiled and said “somewhere nice and cheap,” because there are numerous beautiful places to go to, but finding something within the budget may be a challenge in a peak season scenario.

_MG_9044So off we went to Tagaytay and upon reaching Barangay Alfonso, we slowed down and began figuring out our usual “now where are we heading to next” question. However, that “somewhere nice and cheap” was apparently very challenging especially when you already have an idea of what is “nice” but are not willing to pay the price tag that goes along with it.

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View from our room

Evercrest Room

Evercrest Room

Room

Room

By some stroke of luck, we headed towards Nasugbu and there, we stumbled upon the Evercrest Golf Club and Resort. There was a large billboard that said it was on promo and that triggered the check-in. One look at the room, amenities and facilities and my husband and I agreed this was it. One night led to a few more nights on different occasions, and the resort did not fail us each time. This is why we are one of the people who got really sad upon learning that it has temporarily closed for some legal issues. This 78.8 hectare resort has given us fond memories of my son’s childhood.

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View from the club dining area

_MG_8965On a brighter note, other good quality resorts are doing a lot of promos nowadays, and we can only hope that more hotels and resorts would also come up with promos that can be availed not only on weekdays but on weekends as well.

 

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Denice Christine Garcia-Pilla is a freelance published writer and editor in between her profession as a market research professional. Her works have appeared in numerous print and online publications in Asia and the United States including the Asia Pacific Business Guide, Launch Asia, Quantum Spirit, Men Zone, The Philippine Star and Lifestyle Asia. She has profiled a number of CEOs, Presidents, entrepreneurs and tycoons of top corporations in the Philippines, as well as renowned international authors such as Mark Victor Hansen of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Philip Kotler. After a decade of hiatus from the writing scene with motherhood taking center stage of her schedule, Denice is once again picking up from where she left off via the Side Tripper, where she shares her travel adventures and side trips through the lens of photographer Kit Elton Pilla, also known as her husband and father to her son Kyle David.

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