ORIENTAL MINDORO: Things to Do in Puerto Galera

The thriving municipality of Puerto Galera, hemmed in by jungle-clad promontories plummeting into delightful pockets of beaches and coves, lures weekenders from the exhaust centers of Manila.  Resting on the southwestern edge of Isla Verde Passage in Oriental Mindoro, Puerto Galera harbors diverse coral reefs ideal for snorkeling and diving, reason why it was recognized as a Man and Biosphere …

Buri Resort and Spa: Luxe Beach Hideaway

Baptized after the colossal Buri palms soaring in front of the sun-spangled coast – Buri Resort and Spa perches high on the jungle-clad hills of Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. Secluded in the azure bay of Sitio Dalaruan accessible only by boat, this undeniably plush hotel offers the drained tourists – like me – an unruffled getaway. Twelve well-appointed villas with …