A Guide to What Island Cove Hotel and Leisure Park Offers this Summer

The coming of summer spells dipping in to cool waters, trying activities under the scorching heat of the sun, and spending time with people who matters. This is most likely what Island Cove Hotel and Leisure Park has in mind when it decided to boost and update its plethora of offerings for the benefit their clientele—the Filipino family (and their pets too!). At Island Cove Hotel and Leisure Park, nothing beats the memories made and the bond made stronger by families, with its fun-filled activities and amenities.

Just half an hour drive away from Manila, the 36-hectare land Island Cove can be the go-to summer place for the family, without having to spend too much. From the accommodation, food, outdoor attractions, and the staff’s hospitality, kicking off summer in this part of Cavite will surely be a memorable one. Here’s a quick guide to those who’s visiting the place soon:

·         Mermaid Swim Experience

Nothing beats the sun’s heat than plunging into the pool. But this summer, decide for a more challenging adventure. Amp up your swimming skills and learn how to tackle the waters ala mermaid at the latest offering of the Oceania Swim and Splash Park. Mermaid swimming classes will be opened for interested swimmers courtesy of invited professional mermaid performers. Participants will be given tails and fins to swim with as they learn the basics for two hours.

Professional mermaid swimmers will be teaching basic mermaid swim lessons this summer
The Aviary

The leisure park’s zoo has now been made accessible through the hotel. Just a couple of steps away from the receiving area is The Aviary where hundreds of animals had find sanctuary. Go around the animal zone, and spend time with some furry and feathery friends. As you go around the 3,500-square meter aviary, the young and the young at hearts can enjoy interacting with different species. Feed the ostriches and rabbits, carry pythons with your bare hands, and just see the wonderful colors of different birds around the area.  The aviary can be walked through in only 20 minutes.

The Aviary houses different species including this furry friend rabbit

Go-karts and other activities

Go-karting is one of the latest attractions at Island Cove. You can pedal around the vicinity in the afternoon. Go-karts for kids are also available for rent. Aside from this, kids can enjoy horseback riding, biking, and riding the kalesa for a minimum fee.  For sports enthusiasts, they can play at the basketball court, tennis court, or even jog through its 1.4-kilometer.

For Php 100, you can ride a go-kart for 15 minutes
King Crawler

Kids will not run out of things to try within the area. They can jump around and climb through the vertical urban play structure King Crawler. It was recently installed with colorful rubber flooring (EPDM) for a safer play time for children.

Fit Club

Island Cover encourages every body to ditch the sedentary habbit and shift into a transformed, more active lifestyle as it launches the Fit Club’s Fitness Journey. Members under this campaign shall receive reward points for those who have the biggest weight loss.

The Hotel

The Hotel has been a preferred choice for families for its various services and amenities that are within reach. Island Cove Hotel offers a myriad of room accommodations that fit every family’s needs—from deluxe to premium ones. Each room is equipped with basic room amenities, 24-hour customer service, and discount rates to the park’s facilities. As part of Island Cove’s 20th anniversary, the Hotel is bringing in special discounts for its customers all throughout the year. Island Cove also takes pride in the fact that it welcomes our four-legged friends inside the vicinity too.


Fill in your hungry tummy with all the food offerings from the hotel’s three different restaurants and cafe. For an afternoon coffee or tea, or if you just want to lounge in for a quick chat, iCafe is just a stone’s throw away from the rooms. You should try their sisig buns!

Sip in some freshly brewed coffe at iCafe
Sangley Point

Check out this restaurant’s new set of menu from sandwiches and burgers to Chicken Parmigiana and Salisbury Steaks. Must try is their Buffalo Chicken Sandwich and pair it with a smoothie after an afternoon of fun activity.

Sangley Point’s Salisbury Steak
Fishing Village

For a one-of-a-kind lunch or dinner, the Fishing Village offers a different dining experience for the family. Choose which floating hut you want your meals to be served in. Must-try is their Kamayan sets which consists of different Filipino cuisines like kare-kare, sinigang, liempo, pancit, and more. If you want an cooler venue but with the same view of Manila Bay, you can opt to have your meals at the newly-opened Bayside Deck, a 170-seater events place.

Kamayan Set 1 at the Fishing Village
For more information, you may log on to www.islandcovephil.com or call (02) 8107878 / (046) 434 0210. On social media, you may follow @IslandCoveHotelandLeisurePark on Facebook, and @islandcovephil on Instagram and Twitter.

About the Contributor Writer:

Gelyka Dumaraos is a wild heart, free-spirited 20-something Filipina who quit her corporate job to find the balance of work and play. When not on the road, she is either beating deadlines for an article assignment or babysitting her two-year old nephew. Check out her thoughts on travel, life, and coffee at Musings and Pathways.