Instead of spending our anniversary in a travel, we opted to spend it with my family since this is the first time my dad is here for my birthday. We discovered The Wooden Bridge located in Vinarao St. Tagaytay, a street just opposite of the way going to Pink Sisters, when we're doing the ocular visits looking for a place to spend this Christmas... I know it's too soon, but my boyfriend's family started this tradition last year, and they had difficulty looking for a place to stay then, so for this year, they wanted to reserve early.
Anyway, I really had no plan on spending a family outing at first but when I saw this place, it's just like there's a force that made me say the words "I'll get it for my birthday" without even thinking. I tried to reserve for Saturday (May 19) but there's already someone who booked on the dates of all weekends of May. I had no choice but to reserve it on Friday (May 18), spending my 2nd VL for the year but it's worth it since it's just in time for our 11th year anniversary. Poor boyfriend had no choice but to agree with me. :)
I was in love at first sight and I felt the relaxing setting of the place. The Wooden Bridge was designed by Architech Mavick D. Gabriel, she's also the one who's coordinating those who want to rent the place to the owner. I never met her but she's so organized sending me some forms to fill-up and agreement form prior the reserved date, she also called for our whereabouts before the check-in time.
The wooden bridge...Every corner, every sides have some earthly ornaments which made a very relaxing feel on the place. It has 5 rooms enough to house 15-20 guests, clean restrooms with heaters on the shower, the kitchen where all your needs are there so you'll only need to bring your food, a sound-proof recreation room/videoke room, Balcony? where the sungka area is located, the pool and of course the wooden bridge.
Here are some pictures I took, hope you'll also feel what I felt when I was with the place.
|Seashells and native beads curtains|
|The white curtains create a beach feel all over the place|
|A classic touch on the furniture on the "balcony?"|
And then, it's swimming time!!!!
|My family... just don't compare... i know... that's why I'm kinda hesitant to join them in pictures|
|Kids enjoyed the cold jacuzzi|
|I was freezing but look at the kids... super enjoy!|
|The sound-proof videoke room|
|My mom and my dad|
|My sister and I|
|With my sister and her better half and my half (not yet better)... hahaha!|