Byline: ARSENIO TORREJOS II
Take a smooth two-hour drive from Metro Manila, escape the smog, tension and traffic jam of the city and you are literally in another world Lake Caliraya the fast emerging favorite leisure destination of the Metropolis that straddles the towns of Lumban and Cavinti, Laguna.
Caliraya is 1,500 feet above sea level, blessed with fresh, cool mountain air, clear bluewaters that embrace its irregular shorelines, secluded coves arid lake islands, fantastic picture-perfect sceneries of Mt. Banahaw and Sierra Madre mountain range, verdant forest and cool weather all year-round that is the same as Tagaytays.
Along the winding lakeshore, you will pass by a number of small, quaint resorts, boating and fishing enclaves, Japanese garden and various hotels.
But as if these are not enough to satisfy your craving for a perfect vacation hideaway, a few minutes past the windsurfing area. Our group composed of Emmanuel Cabusao, Ebur Tan Sanchez, and this writer, joined by Sta Lucia head office staff composed of Jerry Serrano, Vicky Borja, Babeth Sarmiento and Nolet Roa, finally reached our destination: an awesome 310-hectare marvel of a piece of paradise the Caliraya Springs Golf, Marina and Leisure community the only world-class vacation resort development and upscale residential project in the area that caters to those seeking refreshing and exclusive resort-type lifestyle.
Caliraya Springs is a lakefront community with amenities like no other, not only because of its natural beauty and excellent location, but also due to the contributions of a number of international consultants and designers who executed the vision of the developer to enhance Calirayas appeal and transform it into a very attractive destination for families and tourists, for business conferences, retreats, resort residential homes and international...