Where to stay in BALER, Aurora? – Aliya Surf Camp and Resort Review

Been craving for a new activity to try? or just want to hop on that surfboard again and be splashed with the waves?

We know your answer is a BIG YES!

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Baler is considered one of the Best Places to Surf in the Philippines according to Philippine Primer second to Siargao. A 5 to 6-hour drive from manila, the peaceful town of Baler can be workaholics’ escape from all their weekdays stress.

But wait, what about a place to stay? In this blog post, we will be sharing our experience when we got the chance to stay at the resort that is popular among local artists and tourists.

ALIYA SURF CAMP AND RESORT

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HOW TO GO TO BALER AURORA (ALIYA):

  • Via Commute from Manila:

From Cubao, ride the GENESIS TRANSPORT SERVICE BUS that goes directly to Baler. Ask the driver to drop you off at the terminal near the PUBLIC MARKET.

Two bus options in GENESIS TRANSPORT SERVICE:

  1. Regular Air-conditioned bus – Around Php 450 each
  2. Joy Bus (Deluxe) – Around Php 700 each (non-stop bus service that includes snacks, Free Wifi, Morning Kit, Pillows and Blanket for sleeping)

Check this link for the schedule: Genesis Bus Schedules

From the Public Market, ride a tricycle and tell the driver to you off at Aliya Surf Camp and Resort.

  • Via Private Car

Baler can easily be accessed using WAZE or GOOGLE MAPS when you plan to go with your own car. Input “Aliya Surf Camp and Resort” and you’re good to go!

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ALIYA SURF CAMP AND RESORT AMENITIES:

  • Infinity Pool

One of the highlights of this resort is their simple yet eye-catching infinity pool. If you’re not a fan of the beach but still want to dip into the waters, this is the perfect place for you!

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  • Restaurant

Has a wide variety of scrumptious and mouth-watering dishes. Don’t forget to try their PAKO (Seaweed) Salad, it was recommended by the famous byahero Drew Arellano.

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  • Veranda

Overlooking the whole beach, their veranda is the perfect place to wake up in the morning and catch the sunrise slowly appearing from the sea.

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  • Entertainment Room

With complete set of musical instruments for band jamming, flat screen TV for watching a movie and a foosball table for the gamers.

DID YOU KNOW: Ely Buendia already played their songs here? One more reason to stay here is the free meet up with celebrities! 

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  • Rooms

Comfortable beds and air conditioned rooms just enough for you to relax after an exhausting surf at the beach.

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ALIYA SURF CAMP AND RESORT RATES:

Room Rates:

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Standard – good for 3 pax

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Inclusions – Free breakfast, Free use of infinity pool, Free entrance to entertainment room, Bottled waters, Soap and Shampoo, Dental Kit

  • Good for 2 pax
    • Double Standard – Php 2688
    • Twin – Php 2688
    • Couple – Php 2688
    • Beachfront Double – Php 4480
  • Good for 3 pax
    • Standard – Php 2688
    • Triple – Php 3920
    • Triple Deluxe – Php 3920
  • Good for 4 pax
    • Quad – Php 3584
    • Quad Deluxe – Php 4480
    • Double – Php 3500
    • Quad Standard – Php 4480
    • Beachfront Quad – Php 5600
  • Good for 6 pax
    • Family – Php 4256
    • Family Deluxe – Php 4704
  • Good for 7 pax
    • Barkada – Php 5376
  • Nipa Huts – Php 2016

Note that rates are higher on holidays

Aliya Surf School Rate:

  • Surf Lessons – Php 350/head with instructor and board rental
  • Surf Board Rental – Php 200 to Php 800 (2 to 8 hours)

Restaurant Rates:

  • Menu offers delicous food from appetizers to desserts as well as Alcoholic beverages (Beer, Wine, Brandy etc..)
    • Price Range Php 100 to Php 300

 



ALIYA SURF CAMP AND RESORT CONTACT DETAILS:

Reservations are advised when planning to stay in peak seasons.

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OUR RATINGS:

  • D elightful Vibe –  √ √ √ √ √
  • O utstanding Amenities –  √ √ √ √
  • C ompetitive Rates –  √ √ √ √
  • A ccessible Area –  √ √ √ √
  • H elpful Staffs – √ √ √ √

Overall, our stay at Aliya Surf Camp and Resort was a big THUMBS UP and we will definitely come back here when we get the chance to visit again BALER, AURORA.

DOCAH RATED 4.2!

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Whenever you feel down and lonely, visit the sea.

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Hope this helps!

BE  A RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER

Take a risk, go to an adventure.

Till our next,

Doc and Cah

16 thoughts on “Where to stay in BALER, Aurora? – Aliya Surf Camp and Resort Review

  1. I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was great.
    I don’t know who you are but definitely you’re going to a famous blogger if you
    are not already 😉 Cheers!

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  2. Thanks for your article, this really gave me a great insight about Aliyah Resort. It will be our place to stay once we plan to visit Baler. And I am hoping we would be able to push with that plan very soon this article is very helpful.

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  3. Oh Baler, Baler, Baler. My friends and I were supposed to go there this summer, but hindi natuloy. Im itching to go there right now if i could. Thanks for the recommendation. The place looks great and cozy! Hahaga.

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  4. This will be our place to stay once we plan our trip Baler. I really love how you were able to tour me in the place because of this article that would definitely want me to be there on our next trip. Thanks for this I am really hoping to visit that place soon

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  5. Oh baler, baler, baler when will i ever get to visit you? My friends and i were supposed to go last summer pero hindi natuloy. I want to go there right now if i could. Huhuhu. Thanks for the resort recommendation, looks fancy but cozy naman. Haha

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  6. This place looks nice and wasn’t pricey. Am saving this in case we decided to skip the weekend in the city and head to Baler.

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  7. i’m seriously saving this post so I can refer to it when we plan our next family adventure. It’s always an adventure for us kasi kids pa mga anak namin hehe! the rates seem very reasonable.

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  8. Saving this post for future reference. Back in 2014-2015, Baler got very crowded and every resort and hotel were fully booked, we had to stay at a small house of a local… Good thing more and more hotels are opening in Baler to cater tourists flocking in this beautiful place.

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