Saturday Morning Stroll at Palms Farm Resort in Cayucyucan, Mercedes, Camarines Norte

Saturday Morning Stroll at Palms Farm Resort in Cayucyucan, Mercedes, Camarines Norte

You know how you enter a place and get instantly stunned by the sight of lovely trees, swaying simultaneously, as if welcoming you to wonder and magic? Palms Farm Resort in Cayucyucan, Mercedes, in the province of Camarines Norte gives exactly the same feels.

It was Saturday morning when we arrive at the place, close to 15 to 20-minute drive from the town proper. I wasn’t expecting anything grand. What I am excited about is to see the sea again after not seeing shades of blue for the past months. By simply knowing the resort is situated by the seaside, I know the visit will be calmness and serenity, just right for a quick weekend getaway.

As you enter Palms Farm Resort you see enchanting Agoho trees all perfectly lined up, covering the pathway leading to the entrance. As if welcoming you to their home, these trees are being orchestrated by the wind, swaying with the cool morning breeze.

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You’ll see a vast playground of swings and repurposed rubber tires for kids and teambuilding activities too. Like a kid excited to jump out of the van, I quickly gathered my things, rubbed my sleepy eyes and take a breathe of fresh air for the day’s first adventure.

A few meters walk from the entrance is a nice “Love Park” welcomed by hand-painted pots. On its left is a palm tree garden, its walkway is perfect for some quiet time with your beau. But if you’re not with a romantic partner, roaming around this garden is, of course, enjoying still. You’ll see a couple of wicker hanging chairs, and love bed for those photo opportunities. The array of palm trees is a nice backdrop in itself.

Palms Farm Resort
Repurposed tires make the children’s playpark more colorful. Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado
Palms Farm Resort
Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado

 

Palms Farm Resort
Palms trees keep the “Love Park” shaded. Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado

 

Palms Farm Resort
Hand painted pots will welcome you at the “Love Park.” Photo by Gel Dumaraos
Palms Farm Resort
Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado

Colourful teardrop wicker hanging  chairs and hammocks also entices you to spend the day on relaxed mode, let your hair down, and enjoy the laidback feel, shaded with coconut trees while facing the serene view of the ocean.

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The seaside gets even more colourful as bamboo poles with flaglets line-up near the shore. Looking at the far end of the beach’s left side, a couple of boats are parked. The other side too has few boats, with men seemingly fixing some of theirs before the sun’s heat can get prickling.

Palms Farm Resort
Various accommodations for families and companies are available at Palms Farm Resort. Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado
Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado

 

Palms Farm Resort
Flaglets make the seaside vibrant and inviting amidst the calm sea. Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado

 

Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado
Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado
Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado
Palms Farm Resort
After island hopping, you may opt to be dropped off here for the night. Photo by Ramir G. Cambiado

Unlike the surfing beach in Bagasbas, this one is more calm and serene. One activity you need to try while here is paddle boarding, though I just settled on dipping my toes in the cool waters as I was not feeling well that time.

Situated in Mercedes, known to have beautiful and pristine islands you can tour in a day, Palms Farm Resort can be considered a go-to place to spend the night after island hopping. From a distance, you can see its neighboring islands like Canimog and Caringo. You can actually arrange a drop off in the resort after touring the several islands.

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Lounging by one yellow hanging chair with a soda at hand, I just pictured myself getting sunkissed while paddle boarding, and I vow to make it a reality the next time I come.

 

How to Get to Palms Farm Resort from Manila

-Take bus bound to Daet, Camarines Norte

-From Daet Bus Terminal, take jeep/tricycle to Mercedes Pier

-From Mercedes Pier take boat to Manguisoc

-From Manguisoc take tricycle to Palms Farm Resort

 

Palms Farm Resort Amenities and Facilities

Air-conditioned Rooms

Stand-by Generator

Parking Area

Garden and Tree Farm

Kitchen and BBQ Pits

Children’s Playground

Shallow Well Water System

CANORECO Electrical Facilities

Billiard Table

 

Inquiries:

0956-4439-059

palmsfarmresort@gmail.com

You can also visit their Facebook Page at this link.

Disclaimer: This trip was coordinated by the Provincial Tourism Office of Camarines Norte. Special thanks to Sir Bong Palma, Ma’am Myrna Gobrin.