|Address:||Barangay Natipuan, Nasugbu Batangas, Philippines|
|Telephone No.:|| (632) 809-7316|
|Facsimile No.:||(632) 807-9159|
Punta Fuego (Point of Fire), is a 88-hectare flamed-shape exclusive residential resort in Nasugbu, Batangas where the battle between the Spanish Galleon San Diego and the Dutch battleship "Mauritius" took place on December 14, 1600.
Punta Fuego is a flamed-shape peninsula in Nasugbu, Batangas. It is one of the three land masses jutting out of the coastline of Nasugbu into the South China Sea. It has twelve white sand beaches, varied natural rock formations, underwater caves excellent for diving and snorkeling experience, and coral reefs with rich marine life.
Historical accounts show Punta Fuego as the site of battle between the Spanish Galleon San Diego and the Dutch battleship Mauritius, which was said to carry a crew of pirates on December 14, 1600 . “Fuego!” the Spanish captain commanded, “Fuego!” , thus the name Punta Fuego or point of fire.
Decades after, it became the "Pedrosa's" and the "Roxas" Family Estates. There were no roads, no electricity, and no modern amenities only white beaches and beautiful seas. Roxas Hacienda, in 1997, was developed into Peninsula de Punta Fuego, by Landco Pacific Corporation and Roxaco Land Corporation. While, the Pedrosa Family estate, in 2001, was developed into another enclave in Punta Fuego, the Terrazas de Punta Fuego, by PeACE, Landco, and Roxaco. Their goal to build a premiere seaside residential community that will preserve the best of nature while introducing the modern amenities of a world-class resort, was achieved.
In 2001, the ceremonial ground-breaking signaled the start of development of Terrazas de punta Fuego.
At present, Punta Fuego is the home of the most exclusive club in the country, blessed with two marinas, a golf course, and 12 beach coves.
1. Peninsula de Punta Fuego - this is a place that is worth to visit especially for a family who dreamed for a very private place to relax and enjoy facility. The place is really big enough one needs to be toured with a shuttle service to go anywhere inside the resort and visit all the amenities it has to offer:
- The Country Club is located atop a cliff overlooking Sunset Cove. There's a ballroom, mini-theater and other shops. It is also home for the spa, tennis and squash courts, numerous function halls and coffee shop. And lastly, its centerpiece is the famous two-level infinity pool overlooking the South China Sea and its magnificent sunsets;
- The luxurious Casitas Villas that are surrounded by lush gardens which is accessible to the golf course and country club. The rooms are very cozy similar with any other five-star hotel in Metropolis with its amenities and security features centralized using a magnetic card key;
- The Marina Bar, an open bar where one can fill his stomach with food and drinks;
- The Lower Beach Club. It is the center of swimming, snorkeling and family beach activities where a lagoon, garden, al fresco dining, showers and aqua sports facilities, jetski or banana boat riding can be experienced;
- The Long Beach, one of Peninsula's favored beach destinations;
- The Par 29, Nelson-Haworth-designed nine-hole golf course at the center of the peninsula that is completely surrounded by the waters of the South China Sea;
This is a very private resort where only executive membership and member's guest are allowed. Security is also so strict but necessary if you want to have peace of mind.
2. Terrazas de Punta Fuego is a 14 hectare complete seaside resort community accessible via the Tagaytay-Nasugbu Tourism Highway and 10 minutes away from Penisula de Punta Fuego.
- The Terrazas Beach Club includes a reception pavillion, bistro, locker room facilities, game hall (2 KTV rooms, billiard hall), free form cascading pool w/ kiddie, family, lap pool and jacuzzis, and a boardwalk set amid 800 meters of fine white sand beach.
- Café Sol , Terrazas de Punta Fuego’s main dining hub offers an extensive Asian menu with specialties from the grill.
- The Juice Bar by the boardwalk is home to the famed Terrazas Sunset, a soothing cocktail, as well as to a variation of fresh fruit shakes, alcoholic teasers and interesting concoctions.
The roads are lined by flame trees planted by the Pedrosas which pays tribute to Terrazas de Punta Fuego’s past, and the origins of its name.
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- Punta Fuego Official Website (accessed on February 8, 2008)
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- Landco Pacific Corporation (accessed on February 8, 2008)