Sunday, May 6, 2012

In the Lap of Nature at Terra Verde Farm and Forest Park in Ajuy

When on holiday, nothing pleases the eyes and soothes the souls more than a spectacular view. The natural beauty of Ajuy may be the first thing you notice on your visit here. This seaside municipality is surrounded by lush, clean beaches. But this is only the beginning of what you will find here.

Alternating attractions between secluded stretches of sand are its equally-secluded inland resorts. Take the time and do not miss the opportunity to visit plenty of family-style recreation and attractions to discover a completely different aspect of Ajuy.

photo by Vincent Angelo Gefes

The Terra Verde Farm and Forest Park is one of Iloilo’s newest inland resorts. Situated in Barangay San Antonio in Ajuy, Iloilo, the resort’s design is inspired by its surrounding lush, green scenery. The facilities and the amenities blend perfectly with its natural environment surrounded by lush trees, established landscaping, and an ever-so-peaceful environment. The resort’s well-maintained and historic property is owned by the very gracious Mr. and Mrs. Francis and Dulce Blas who are always there to make sure everything runs smoothly.

The serene environment alone makes your two-hour journey to the resort worthwhile. Just a 500-meter walk to the park entrance fronting the Petron Gasoline Station along the highway on your way to the town center, you will find one of most unique and best value adventure in the northern part of Iloilo to suit your budget. Guests will find out that the resort provides more activities for the same price or even cheaper than most other resorts. Entrance fee is at P50.00 per person.

photo by Vincent Angelo Gefes

It promises to its guests a unique and comfortable stay. The calmness of nature and the soothing landscapes of the nearby areas make one’s stay an unforgettable one. The resort offers a wide variety of leisure and recreational facilities to its nature visitors. Fishing, camping, paddling, cycling, nature walks and picnic areas are just a few of the many recreational opportunities to be enjoyed when in the resort.

photo by Vincent Angelo Gefes

To get relief from the modern stressful life, Terra Verde Farm and Forest Park is a superb place to spend a few days in the lap of nature. Take a rest in a hammock or sit on the balcony in front of your room. Visitors will find at the resort very clean rooms for very reasonable prices. The fan rooms with private bathroom in duplex style that can accommodate 8-10 persons are built in with a porch overlooking the lagoon.

photo by Vincent Angelo Gefes

It has a semi open-air area where dining experience at the restaurant is enhanced by the fresh breeze and the sound of birds chirping to entertain its guest. Adjacent to the restaurant are open-air cottages where other visitors converge here to meet other guests and trade stories or experiences over a meal while admiring the view and fresh air of the resort. 

buco pie, photo by Vincent Angelo Gefes

By appointment, the resort serves excellent local food including some specialties like native chicken binakol, tinola, fish sinigang and lumpiang ubod with your choice of purple, red or basmati rice. Not to be missed are its delicious buco pie, cheesy cassava and banana muffin all made from the resort’s farm produce.

Terra Verde Farm and Forest Park also is an excellent venue for meetings, seminars and events. It has a spacious hall-ballroom that can easily accommodate 200 persons per event. Guest can also hold lavish banquet dinners.

So if you want to get away from the normality of having a beachside, resort, or shopping holiday, this is your best bet in terms of going home with some extraordinarily fond memories. Discover Terra Verde Farm and Forest Park in Ajuy.

To get to Ajuy, one can take an air-conditioned van or bus at Tagbak terminal in Jaro, Iloilo City. For more information, please contact Mrs. Dulce Blas at 09177233324 or at (033) 392-0210.


  1. hi, thanks for the view, they have two (2) fan rooms with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, bathroom and breakfast for 3 pax at P2,000.00/ day. They also have two (2) fan rooms with 1 double bed and 1 double-deck bed, bathroom, breakfast for for 4 pax at P2,500.00/day. more infoplease text or call 09177007488 or 09177233324.


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