Photo from the resort's facebook page

Happy times come and go, but the memories you create will stay forever.

I’ve written about romantic, private and adventurous destinations in here and only a few family-friendly holiday spots. Today, let’s talk about a nice place up in the north eastern side of the island. North Sky Beach Resort in the reserved town of Sogod, is a great place for your family to spend some time together and create unforgettable summer memories!

Photo from the resort's facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page
Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page

Planning and organizing a group holiday adventure with friends and family can be a daunting task. Especially when you have to bring children along, you’ll have to think of the countless ways to keep them entertained. We don’t want these young ones to have tantrums while we’re trying to have a relaxing time away from the city. Let’s help you out, shall we?

Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page
Photo submission by Jonah Lynn Basadre
Photo submission by Jonah Lynn Basadre

The North Sky Beach Resort is a family-friendly resort in Sogod, complete with amenities that will keep you (adults) and your kids entertained for hours. With two options to choose from – your group can either choose the day tour or you can stay longer and spend the night. The resort has accommodations – all facing the beach.

Rates

The resort’s room rates are as follow:

For a Regular Room: you can book the room for PHP 1,800 a night – good for 2 persons; with breakfast. The room can accommodate up to 4 persons, with a charge of PHP 440 per person; already with breakfast.

For a Family Room: you can book the room for PHP 2,100 per night – good for 2 persons; with breakfast. The room can accommodate up to 6 persons; with a charge of PHP 440 per person; with breakfast. The Family Room also has a refrigerator.

Rooms at the resort // Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Rooms at the resort // Photo from the resort’s Facebook page
Rooms at the Resort // Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Rooms at the Resort // Photo from the resort’s Facebook page

All rooms are facing the beach; have a private terrace facing the pools, fully air-conditioned, with a cable TV, hot and cold shower and complimentary water and kettle.

Veranda // Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Veranda // Photo from the resort’s Facebook page

For those staying only during the day to have lunch and go swimming, they have Cottages or Gazebos that could be rented out for PHP 400 per cottage. The Gazebo can fit 12 guests and there is also an entrance fee of PHP 100 per person – same rate for children and adults.

The Gazebos // Photo from the resort's Facebook page
The Gazebos // Photo from the resort’s Facebook page

There is also a Day Tour package that is a good deal for a minimum of 10 persons. According to their website, it’s PHP 300 per person and this includes the use of their facilities. The group can swim in the pools, jacuzzi, use the cook-out grill (no corkage for outside food & beverages), shower rooms, photo spots and the beach.

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Also the package includes an easy transport for the group – a round trip shuttle to and from Cebu City.  Now that’s sweet! For more information on this, do contact them first to be sure.

Photo from the resort's facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page
Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page

North Sky Beach Resort also allows exclusive use of cottages and beach area, team-building workshops and catering – use of function room or beachfront area.

Facilities and Amenities

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Swimming pools – two big and two kiddie pools

Grill house – with free use of running water & CLAYGO rule applies

Restaurant – open from breakfast until 8 PM

Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page
Restaurant // Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Restaurant // Photo from the resort’s Facebook page
Photo from the resort's Facebook page
Photo from the resort’s Facebook page

Burger House – 24/7, also serves drinks & shakes

Function Room – air-conditioned and suitable for meetings

Karaoke Rooms – air-conditioned, two rooms available, can seat 10 guests and rent is PHP 150 per hour

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How to get there

The North Sky Beach Resort is located 60km from the city, in the Central Nautical Highway, Sogod, Cebu.

                                   

BUS: You can take a bus going to Sogod from the North Bus Terminal. Just tell the driver or conductor that you’d like to be dropped off at the North Sky Resort. The bus ride may take up to two hours.

SHUTTLE: A shuttle going to and from the resort could be arranged for your big group. Please contact the resort for further details.

CAR: When taking a private vehicle, make use of Google Maps or Waze and just follow the directions. The resort is right along the highway so it won’t be difficult locating the place.

For more information on the resort, please contact them at their landline number 032-3165854, or mobile numbers 0917 7223 839/ 0932 2961 602. You may also visit their facebook page and their website http://www.northskyresortcebu.com/.

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