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Island Information

Main Reception

The reception is located in the lobby of the Clubhouse.

Cell Phone Communication & Wi-Fi

Balesin Island Club utilizes both Globe and Smart communication networks throughout the island. Wi-Fi service is available in the Main Clubhouse as well as in all Village food and beverage outlets.

Check-in/Check-out Time

Check-in time is 1:00 p.m. while check-out time is 11 a.m. Members and guests may request an early check-in or late check-out, dependent on room availability. In case a room is not yet available upon check-in, belongings are kept safely at the Baggage Claim, Welcome Center

Credit Cards

Balesin Island Club accepts all major credit cards in all outlets.

Departure Time and Details

A departure letter will be sent to your room a day before you check out. In case you plan on extending your stay, please approach our Front Desk staff so that they can reschedule your flight back to Manila. Balesin Island Club has certain limitations and restrictions regarding flight times to and from the island. We respectfully request our members’ and their guests’ understanding regarding these restrictions, as well as with regard to any unforeseeable circumstances.

Feedback

Your feedback is important to us. Kindly fill out the feedback form provided in the insert sleeve of this compendium and leave it on the table. The housekeeping personnel assigned to your room will forward this to the General Manager's office. Alternatively, you may drop the form off at the Front Desk/Concierge.

Infant/Toddler Needs

Members and guests traveling to Balesin Island Club with infants/young children may request the following items - Baby cot with baby linen, baby bottle sterilizer, baby bathtub, and high chair. Please call our Housekeeping staff if you require any of these items.

Island Transportation

In line with Balesin's aim of sustainability, the Club limits the number of cars for use on the island. Members and guests can use the following to visit the villages, spa, leisure areas, sports facilities, beaches, entertainment venues and scenic points:

  • 􀀀Golf Buggies - Driver-assisted electric golf carts are the general mode of transportation on the island. To request one, just call your village reception area. These are available 24 hours a day.
  • 􀀀Mountain Bicycles are available for rent at the Mountain Bike Station located in front of the Clubhouse
  • 􀀀Jeepneys

Keycards

Room keycards are issued to members/guests upon check-in. Besides their security feature, keycards are also used to power the electricity in your room or villa. Remember to bring your keycard with you when leaving the room. Do not leave it in your villa or suite. In case you lose your key, please notify Reception immediately for a replacement. Members and guests are required to surrender their keycards upon check-out. In the event of the loss of a keycard, a minimal charge shall be included in your billing statement.

Lost & Found

Guests and members are urged to be mindful of their valuables and belongings. Safety deposit boxes are available for your use inside your suite or villa. If you have lost or misplaced a personal item, please contact the Concierge.

Medical Center

The island has its own emergency medical center with an on-island doctor and dentist, located at the clubhouse.

Island personnel are also trained in medical emergency evacuation procedures should the need arise. Defibrillators are on hand at various locations on the island in case of cardiac emergencies. Emergency air transportation back to Luzon is readily available. Balesin is free of tropical diseases; no vaccinations are needed for visits to the island.

Newspapers

For those who need to stay current with the world’s events, daily newspapers are available at the Clubhouse.

Water and Electrical Power

Balesin Island Club produces an ample supply of water from the rains using our runway as a “catch.” This collected water is distributed to our four water impounding lagoons and treated using our water purification system. Balesin also has three desalination pumps, and ferries in additional water from the mainland via our LCT to augment our water production when necessary.