Sitio Remedios is a resort that is located just 40 minutes away from Laoag City. The resort comprises seven rebuilt Ilocos houses on 1.8-hectare beach property.
The resort can accommodate a maximum of 30 persons, with additional space to house 12 persons in the family rooms within the Cloister of San Antonio. What is unique is that tourists can experience how Ilocano people lived during the Spanish era
This resort is the only property of its kind in the province of Ilocos Norte. The hotel is spread over 77 hectares of land in the middle of sand dunes, prime forests, and two kilometers of lovely sandy beach on the South China Sea.
The main building comprises the lobby, several restaurants, shopping arcade, discotheque along with a glass-topped atrium where you can relax and enjoy drinks. The hotel also has a branch of the Casino Filipino located on the second floor.
Hotel facilities are extensive and include an Olympic-sized swimming pool, seven function rooms, video arcade, tennis court, badminton court and a gym.
Hotel guests can also enjoy wind sailing, archery, shooting, horseback riding, wind gliding/wind surfing, canoeing, open sea fishing, snorkel diving, scuba diving, and rafting, among others. The resort also has a world-class 18-hole golf course designed by PGA Champion Gary Player.
Pagudpud is located to the north of Bangui and its now famed windmills and inland lies the monumental Cordillera Mountain Range, the largest mountain range in the Philippines. Up and across the other side of the mountain range lies the province of Cagayan. To the North and the West are the balmy and inviting waters of the South China Sea.
Nothing secret lasts and now an increasing number of foreign tourists from America, Europe and Asia are making the trip North. Quite recently one of Australia's most respected and foremost foreign travel writers graded Saud Beach as Number 1 on the list of the Top Ten best Asian Beaches. Maybe you better come find Pagudpud yourself before all the other tourists find out.
The local area comprises really wonderful and almost deserted beaches, some spectacular waterfalls, a range of picturesque vistas, and that real genuine escape from the rat race feeling. It is no small wonder that so many movies and television commercials are filmed here. Try and imagine in your mind a beach without too many tourists, no noisy jet skis, no strip of bars and not even a McDonalds restaurant!
Pagudpud is situated amongst verdant green mountains, fertile valleys, rolling hills and flat coastal plains. The 20,000 individuals who inhabit in Pagudpud and the surrounding area subsist on rice farming, all-purpose farming, fishing, and the fresh fish and lobsters are delectable and inexpensive here and more recently tourism is growing.
The most amazing element about Pagudpud is the delightful inhabitants, get unfeigned Ilocano hospitality and friendliness, not only the most outstanding beach in Asia but the friendliest place in Asia.
Ilocos Norte is synonymous with warm tropical sunshine, indigo blue skies; the most attractive aquamarine blue and crystal clear water and sparkling white sands. Does it sound too good to be true? It genuinely is that stunning!