A Visit to Caylabne Bay Resort

I’m testing my new tire on the back roads of Ternate, Cavite. So far, I have failed to explore the beach resorts near Puerto Azul but succeeded in penetrating the defense taking a short beach stroll in Cavite de Boracay with a bonus of probably-not-always-allowed tour inside the Ternate Marine Base. The road in this mountain, doesn’t end in the Marine Base. It ends on a gated, exclusive resort on a cove known as Caylabne.

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According to their website, the name was derived from Calabuenaor “Good Bay”. Google translate explained to me that Cala is Spanish for “cove” and Buena for good. Okay, Calabuenaor doesn’t exist on the web except from their website (or related to their site).  Anyway, I promise I won’t do much talking on this post. This is not a review per se. I’m not a guest, just a solo motorcycle rider who happen to be exploring the roads of Ternate. It so happened that the road ends here… their resort. I thought you might like seeing what it’s like so…..

Caylabne entrance is just 2 kms away from the Marine Base and the resort itself is another 2 kms from the entrance.

Caylabne entrance is just 2 kms away from the Marine Base and the resort itself is another 2 kms from the entrance.

A satellite view of Caylabne and the coves/resorts near it.

A satellite view of Caylabne and the coves/resorts near it.

Near the entrance, there's a view deck to give you a teaser of the resort

Near the entrance, there’s a view deck to give you a teaser of the resort.

This is Las Casas de Cala. This is near the resort.

This is Las Casas de Cala. This is near the resort.

Their office.

Their office.

This breakwater keeps the waters near the beach calm, thus perfect for some aquasports

This breakwater keeps the waters near the beach calm, thus perfect for some aqua sports.

A panorama of the resort and the beach from the breakwater

A panorama of the resort and the beach from the breakwater.

The resort.

The resort

The other side of the breakwater

The other side of the breakwater

The pool

The pool

The basketball court

The basketball court

These riders has the resort all by themselves.

These riders has the resort all by themselves.

Again, this is not a review of the resort so I won’t be making any observation or recommendation. I was only there for about 30 minutes and stayed along the roads. I never got near the beach, the cottages or any other amenities of the resort. Please go to their website or contact them if you wish to find out more.

..or maybe this picture can sum it up. Hahaha!

..or maybe this picture can sum it up. Hahaha!

On my way (up and) out, I stopped by this run down rest area. It offers another panoramic view of Manila Bay

On my way (up and) out, I stopped by this run down rest area. It offers another panoramic view of Manila Bay.

A lonely fisherman out in the sea. Just over that ridge is the Ternate Marine Base. Carabao Island is in the background too.

Just over that ridge is the Ternate Marine Base. Carabao Island is in the background too.

Aside from the birds, there are also monkeys freely roaming around in the resort. They move too fast for my camera though so no clear picture for you!

Aside from the birds, there are also monkeys freely roaming around in the resort. They move too fast for my camera so no clear picture for you!

Then I checked my tire just before setting off again. I’m starting to get used to it, thank God. Taking a closer look at it, it really does look like there less contact point to the road when it is upright. Although that presents an exciting opportunity to lean the bike lower when banking, it is not needed often.

Only that white strip in the middle is in contact with the road most of the time. The rest, just chicken strips!

Only that white strip in the middle is in contact with the road most of the time. The rest, just chicken strips!

The road is very inviting for some a la race track driving but the sand and rocks on the road reminds us that this is still a public road.

The road is very inviting for some a la race track driving but the sand and rocks on the road reminds us that this is still a public road.

I have already been to two beach resorts but I still have to check something out. If you are in Ternate or Maragondon, and you want to go to Nasugbu, Batangas, you have the go all the way around and up to Tagaytay because of Mt Palay-Palay and the mountainous terrain of the area. That’s like more than 2 hours of driving. But now, that barrier has been breached! The Ternate-Nasugbu Tunnel is now open! Read about it on the next post.

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About Dom de la Torre

The rider is a 20-something Filipino that rides a Honda Wave 125cc underbone. He knows little about motorcycles yet loves the experience going places on two wheels. Rider Ako is a motorcycle-slash-travel blog. The rider not only shares to you travel destinations and what to see there but also the experience of getting there. You will read about the thrills and adventure when he rides solo, the romance of riding in tandem, the camaraderie riding with a group, the excitement participating in events, and anything that he thinks you might find interesting.When he's broke and the fuel's empty, he will share stories about motorcycling how he sees it through his helmet visor.
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One Response to A Visit to Caylabne Bay Resort

  1. mike says:

    Hi, how much is the accomodation there?

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