Take an Extreme Adventure or Just Chill at Laresio Lakeside Resort and Spa

The last weekend of February had us driving to UPLB to fetch Ralph who went on an overnight debate competition. Since February 25 was declared as an official holiday, we thought that it would be the best time to spend the night at a resort in Los Baños. It was a last minute decision so I failed to reserve us a room at the Makiling Onsen Spa. Thankfully, Laresio Lakeside Resort and Spa was just a few hundred meters and a phone call away.



It was actually my husband first discovered Laresio Lakeside Resort and Spa. He saw a viral post on Facebook about it and tagged me. I didn't realize that it was also located in Los Baños until our car drove past its signage along the highway. Luck was on our side when I booked because there were still a few rooms available. As the night passed, we saw guests coming and checking in the rooms beside ours.


Checking-in at Laresio
We availed of the Small Group Overnight Package for 4 which cost us 1,500 each.

The package an airconditioned room good for…

Rizal Arts Festival 2010

The 2nd Rizal Arts Festival proved to be a showcase of Rizal Province's best artists. Organized by famed artist Nemi Miranda of the Nemiranda Arthouse Gallery and SM City Taytay, the exhibit was opened in February 24 at the mall's event center and will run until March 13, 2010. Gracing the launching and ribbon cutting of the arts festival was Rizal's First Lady and supporter of the Rizal Artists Group, Andrea Bautista-Ynares, and Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula.

2010-02-24 Rizal Arts Fest (8)

2010-02-24 Rizal Arts Fest
Me with SM City Taytay's Manager Mr. Jason Alvarez and Mr. Nemi Miranda

Featured Rizal artists in this festival include Nemiranda's ART CAMP, the Rizal Bonsai Club, the Eastern Rizal Photographers guild, Taytay couturiers Gener Gozum and Merlino Cruz, the Neo Angono Artists, and tattoo icon Butch Bautista.

2010-02-24 Rizal Arts Fest (3)

2010-02-24 Rizal Arts Fest (2)

2010-02-24 Rizal Arts Fest (4)

2010-02-24 Rizal Arts Fest (9)

 Below is the schedule of the Art Workshops that will be happening during the Rizal Arts Festival 2010:

Art & Sektching Lessons by Nemiranda's ART CAMP
March 1 - 5 (Monday to Friday), 4 PM at the Event Center.

  • Open to all ages.
  • Participants should bring own art materials (drawing paper, craypas/oil pastel, and pencil/charcoal).
Ceramic Painting Workshop
February 26-28, March 5-7, March 12-14 (Friday and Saturday)during Mall hours at the Event Center.

  • Open to all ages.
  • Materials are available at the venue.
Bonsai Making Workshop
February 26-27 (Friday and Saturday), 3 PM at the Event Center.

  • Open to all ages.
  • Materials are available at the venue. 
Photography Workshop
March 6 (Saturday), 3 PM at the Event Center.

  • Open to all ages.
  • Materials are available at the venue.
The Art of Tattoo by Butch Bautista of Fine Line Tattoo
March 6 (Saturday), 4 PM at the Event Center.

  • Open to all ages.
  • Materials are available at the venue. 

Did you like my post? CLICK THIS to have my posts delivered straight to your email inbox.




Comments

Anti Aging said…
Hi Maui! Am Ding from Palawan. Just dropped to take a closer look of your blog. It's awesome! Ang galing naman...Sana kasing galing mo ko magsulat. Thanks and sure I'll be back.