Ilocos Roadtrip Part 2: OveMar Resort Hotel, Ilocos Sur

After visiting Baluarte in Vigan City, we headed off to OveMar Resort Hotel where we have booked an overnight stay.  It is located in Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur and is only 10 minutes away from Vigan City. But because we're not familiar with the place, it took us around 20 minutes to get there because we were lost.

After somewhat being lost, we finally arrived at the hotel around 4:30PM.  The hotel is surrounded with rice fields and it's like that we were just at home in Anda. It's really a countryside setting away from the heritage district and also near the beach, a 5-minute walking distance away.  The hotel staffs are friendly and accommodating.  There's also small swimming pool at the back of the hotel which is free to use for the guests.

My Mom and Dad being greeted by the friendly Hotel staff at the entrance
At the hotel's frontdesk / reception lobby

Since we're 9 of us  + 1 kid, we got 2 standard rooms (for the couples) and a Dormitory room (for the singles).  The Dormitory Room costs P4500/night and is good for 6 persons.  The room is pretty decent and clean. I love the beds!

Double Deck Bed at the Dormitory Room

The standard room bed

Flat screen TV at the standard room

After resting for a while, we decided to go to the beach to watch the sunset. But we were already late because the sun has already set and it was already dusk. Below are the only nice photos that I was able to shot.

After our short photo session, we returned to the hotel and decided to eat our dinner there.  Since we were in Ilocos, we tried their Pakbet with Bagnet, sinigang na Bagnet and Puqui-puqui.  The food was not bad but we waited around almost an hour before our dinner was served.

Pakbet with Bagnet

Sinigang na Bagnet
The house at the back of the hotel where the swimming pool is located
According to the staff, the owners of the hotel are Norwegian, so the hotel and the house were Norwegian-inspired.

The view of the house from the Hotel's rooftop

Norwegian troll at the reception desk, believed to be lucky charms in Norway

Norwegian troll  in front of the hotel
Over-all, our stay in the hotel was good.  The rooms are comfortable and clean, and also have friendly staffs. Budget-friendly for group travelers.

OveMar Resort Hotel
Brgy. Paratong, Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur
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After our breakfast, we have set again for a 3-hour+ drive off to Bangui Windmills in Ilocos Norte.

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