Vitalis White Sands is a three-star hotel in Ilocos Sur that perfectly balances simplicity and sophistication. Overlooking the West Philippine Sea, the hotel has a stretch of beach perfect for beach aficionados . Throw in well-appointed rooms, water sports, and delicious food to create an experience guests won’t soon forget.
The hotel is an hour’s drive away from Vigan’s Mindoro Airport, and six minutes away by car from the center of the municipality of Santiago, Ilocos Sur. Sabangan Beach is a four-minute walk from the property.
Guests can take their pick from the hotel’s 27 rooms, which are divided into six room types: the Ocean Deluxe, the Ocean Standard, the Ocean Family Suite, the Mountain Deluxe, the Mountain Standard, and the Penthouse Suite. Free WiFi and air-conditioning are available in all the rooms, along with cable TV and a personal refrigerator. The en suite bathrooms have a hot and cold shower as well as a set of toiletries.
Fish connoisseurs will surely enjoy the food on offer at Fisherman’s Boat Grill, the hotel’s in-house restaurant. All fish served is freshly caught and bought at the nearby fishing village, and is used in the restaurant’s menu of classic Filipino dishes and Ilocano favorites. A wide selection of wines, cocktails, and liquors are also on offer.
Massage, body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures can be had at the Vida Verde Spa. A wide number of water sports are also available to guests, like kayaking, paddle boating, wakeboarding, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Guests can also try out the zip line or the beach volleyball court. A swimming pool and videoke are also around for those who prefer less physical activities.