The Villas at Moonbay Marina in Subic


A few summers ago, we had the chance to visit Subic Bay, a place in the north 2-3 hours away from Manila. Since we were with little kids, we had to make sure that we’d get to visit fun sites such as the Zoobic Safari and Ocean Adventure to watch the dolphin show.

Ocean Adventure

Zoobic Safari

Location matters, especially if you have too little time but too many ‘to see’ places and ‘to do’ things in your list. When in Subic, situating yourself in a place that’s close to everything will play a big part on how you’ll accomplish all those. That’s why our family chose the Moonbay Marina’s The Villas, as it is located in the central business district of Subic Bay Freeport Zone. The villas have a Euro-Mediterranean theme at their exteriors. They are a feast for the eyes, no doubt, especially when you realize that the entire bay is surrounded by mountains.

The Villas

Moonbay Marina in Subic

Children’s playground

We were blessed to be able to book spacious rooms that are next to each other, so even though there are no doors in between rooms, every family member is close by. These rooms are called by Spanish names, specifically: La Luna, El Viento, El Sol and La Estrella. All rooms come with free access to swimming pool, complimentary breakfast for two (2), complimentary water, coffee and tea.



View from our Room

More Subic Moonbay Marina Photos Here.

Location-wise, it is within walking distance to the beach and nearby restaurants such as The Lighthouse Grill, where we had our first dinner, and Pier One, which was right across the beach.

Duty free shops and stores that sell imported goods are also within reach, such as Royal Duty Free, Puregold, and numerous specialty outlets selling branded stuff, like Adidas, Freeport Exchange, Guess, Nike outlet and Signature Brands apparel.



Moonbay Marina Subic Map

Moonbay Marina Subic Map

Moonbay Marina The Villas

Landline: +63 047 252-9718

Mobile Numbers

Smart: +63 999 997-5022

Sun: +63 943 700-8029



Block 5 Lot 1 Moonbay Marina Ave.,

Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines

Official Website here.

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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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