By: Kuku Samson
Set at the picturesque boundary of Tagaytay and Batulao, Forest Crest Nature Hotel and Resort invites you to embark on a thrilling journey through their Magical Christmas celebration. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster of festive excitement and thrills as they spare no effort to create an unforgettable holiday celebration.
The event's centerpiece, the Christmas tree lighting ceremony, was nothing short of mesmerizing. It transported this writer into a wide-eyed child once again, as the air crackled with anticipation during the countdown. When the lights finally burst to life, the night sky was set ablaze with a fireworks extravaganza, and the crowd erupted in jubilant cheers.
The event was a delight for visitors of all ages. Children were spellbound by whimsical mascots dancing on stage and delivering show-stopping musical performances. Talented entertainers filled the air with infectious joy. But the magic extended beyond the Disney castle-like stage to the area surrounding the South's biggest wave pool, adorned with fantastical lights in the form of air balloons, shooting stars, and a multitude of brilliantly adorned Christmas trees.
Beyond the grandeur of the Christmas village, Forest Crest hosted an appreciation program in the splendid Forest Pavilion, recognizing and honoring their top clients and producers. Every detail was meticulously planned, from the enchanting decorations to the electrifying entertainment, resulting in sheer holiday perfection.
General Manager Ferdinand Pulia of Forest Crest welcomed guests with warmth and heartfelt gratitude. He expressed his gratefulness towards their customers and emphasized that everything his team does is centered around the guest experience.
Not surprisingly, Forest Crest's extraordinary efforts have not gone unnoticed. The Department of Tourism (DOT) extended their accolades to Forest Crest for hosting such a splendid event. The DOT-Calabarzon regional director, Marites Castro, emphasized the wonderful role of the Christmas tree during the holiday season, even sharing her fond memories of the Christmas light display at the resort last year.
A Resort Beyond Imagination
But Forest Crest is more than just a grand Christmas village. With its expansive 100-hectare estate, this enchanting resort is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. It proudly features a DENR-certified rainforest, home to captivating bird species awaiting your discovery. Wander through the vibrant butterfly garden, where colorful wings flutter and mesmerize.
For those with a thirst for adventure, Forest Crest offers a thrilling menu of activities to get your heart racing. Conquer treetop challenges, embark on ATV rides through rugged terrain, soar through the air on exhilarating ziplines, or scale the heights with rock climbing.
Horseback riding, archery, and biking are at your fingertips for an action-packed day. Explore the lush forest on trekking trails, paddle through serene waters on kayaking adventures, and engage in friendly matches of badminton, volleyball, and basketball.
Forest Crest Nature Hotel and Resort is more than just a place; it's a portal to enchantment, where you can create enduring memories with your family and friends. This holiday season, don't miss the chance to check out this remarkable haven, whether for a day tour or an overnight stay. It's the perfect place to build cherished core memories and revel in the festive magic that Forest Crest offers. Join the wondrous celebration!