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Address: Minoyan, Murcia, Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 2 433 7532

Visited February 2009. Roughly 30-45 minutes south of Bacolod City. It’s...

Visited February 2009. Roughly 30-45 minutes south of Bacolod City. It’s a good idea to rent out transportation for the day, leave early in the morning for Mambukal, and then come back in the afternoon/evening. We rented out a jeepney for roughly 2,000 pesos and brought some food to cook. There’s quite a bit to do here at Mambukal, all on cash basis, with relatively low fees. Per the website: Hotel Rooms, Water Falls, Swimming Pools, Function Hall, Therapeutic Warm Dipping Pool, Picnic Huts, Overnight Cottages, Food Court, Bat Watching, Boating, Wall Climbing, Slide for Life, Canopy Walk, and Camping Ground.http://www.mambukalhaven.com/location.htmlFirst we rented one of the picnic huts and started cooking. After we ate, we checked out the water fall, swimming pool, therapeutic warm dipping pool, boating lagoon and bat watching ….Picnic Huts – Nice views with a stand to grill and a sink wash your hands. The water comes directly from the falls.Water Fall – I’d say about it’s about a 30 minute hike to the first waterfall, over uneven ground and a single pipe railing to hold on to. Certainly a workout, I wouldn’t recommend this to the less-adventurous. There are a total of 6 or 7 waterfalls you can hike to, each one a less safe hike than the one before. You should at least hike to the first waterfall, it will be worth the trip. Bat Watching – You can see the bats hanging down from the tall trees in the distance from just about anywhere on the resort. They have specific ‘bat watching’ signs though, on the route to the first waterfall. Boating – You can rent a kayak for 30 minutes to an hour, good for 5 or 6 people per kayak. Life vests and two paddles are provided. Nice lagoon, lots of fun and good exercise. Swimming Pool – Cool water, large pool area. Like any other swimming pool except that this water is from the falls!Therapeutic Warm Dipping Pool – Like a hot shower on a cold day, but in ‘pool’ form. If you’re not used to the hot water just give your body time to adjust and sink lower and lower …. The resort was lots of fun, don’t forget the suntan lotion. Easily took up a whole day. A must visit if you are in Negros!

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the problem is no booking online site...but its ok..they find way for you to stay comfortable..and the staff are friendly they talk clearly and prankly..the food in the food court... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jhesz P
Silay City, Silay, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is around 45mins-1hr away from downtown Bacolod. Entrance Fee is 50/person. Lots of interesting things to do: Waterfall Trekking, Canopy Walk, Lagoon Boating, Dip in hotsprings, Butterfly Sanctuary, Swimming in different pools, etc. There are also cottages for overnight use. I highly recommend the Japanese Ofuro after the waterfall trekking (although we did not went trekking). The food... More 

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Silay City, Silay, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the problem is no booking online site...but its ok..they find way for you to stay comfortable..and the staff are friendly they talk clearly and prankly..the food in the food court are so expensive...i love to eat in RAMOS grilled..coz its clean and nice crew esp. RICHARD..i enjoy talking in them..we notice to go in exit gate..we lucky to find affordable... More 

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

we stayed in a room good for 6 people and we just paid around 1500. staff were very courteous. the hot pools were very relaxing especially with the sound of nature. spa beside the river was awesome.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It was my first time to try a natural hot spring, and I was very satisfied. I have read a lot of articles describing the place to be one of the best places to relax, given its a weekday, so there's not a lot of crowd. So we did. There are two hot springs you can go to in mambukal,... More 

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Pangasinan Province, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Mambukal Resort is a .gateway to the Mount Kanlaon Volcano. Entrance fee: Php 50.00/head. Plus they also charged our taxi for an entrance/parking fee of Php 15.00 When you go the resort, please make sure that you are wearing the proper footwear that will make you reach the 7 falls easily because the trail is quite slippery. (we only reached... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Mambukal resort is about 30-60mins ride from bredco port. They have a fee (Php 50 per head) which you will pay upon entrance. We went there in the morning and ate breakfast in their food court (Mambu Grill). Their food is ok with average price. They have accomodation for those who plan to stay overnight. There are fees that comes... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

As you visit the Province of Negros Occidental , Mambukal Mountain Resort will be the first on the list .developed by the local government . This resort has a lot to give when it comes to activities and also the culture is embed to the locals of Mambukal .we have the Mudpack Festival during summer where in you have to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The lush green, sulfur spring and challenging falls are a must see attractions here. Also, don't forget to dip in the natural thermal pool after hiking the 7 falls. Your body will definitely thank you. The food is forgettable so don't expect to much. Go here for the adventure and not the food.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Mambukal Mountain Resort came as a surprise since I've always though about it as an overly hyped nature resort with not much to see/do. Loved their warm dipping pool and the trek to the falls. Wildlife photography enthusiasts are also in for a treat as flying foxes hang around the resort's tall trees.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a great place. Hot springs, waterfall water swimming pools and fruit bats. I've been going here since the 80's as a child and it has really improved recently. A must visit if you are on Negros Island.

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