Thatched roof with log beams, king bed in a loft overlooking the living room with multiple sliding glass doors looking into private gardens with Coy ponds and water features. Its awesome. The Diniwid beach is a short walk away with a few nice restaurant/bars (Spider House is a unique place and should not be missed). One can easily walk to the less crowded end of the larger & more famous White beach. Sunsets on the beach are amazing. The owner, Rosemarie, provided an excellent welcome package with great local information and help with transit to and from the airport.
There is no other words to describe it: amazing! A beautiful house, skillfully designed as a fusion of western and Asian styles. Surrounded by a lovely garden of amazing tropical plants, every detail of the house screams good taste, understated sophistication and utmost attention to make it a great experience. I loved the gourmet kitchen, the stereo system, the outstanding design of the house, and.. oh, did I say that I loved the garden so much? The location offers a big modern shopping mall at walking distance, traditional stores and delicious street food, and the pleasant and quiet Diniwid Beach at few minutes away. And walking to the neighboring White Beach is a breeze, through a very convenient newly opened pathway. There is discreet but competent staff coming daily for cleaning, gardening, an for all you might need, from carrying a case of beer to info about the surrounding. And the owner is the most delicious and hospitable person I ever met in my life. Do I need to say more?
DIWA villa is the perfect place to stay in Boracay. Far from all the noise of WhiteBeach and at the same time just a couple of minutes walk to nearly all the attractions of the island. Located in a private domain, the only thing you hear in the morning are birds singing and the smell of fresh air. The villa doesn't have AC and that's for good ! The house is so well designed that air circulates all the time and it's always cool. Rosemaray and Sharon are prefect, the house is always clean and they try to help for everything. I highly recommend this villa and it's definitely the place i'll stay again in Boracay !
After several hours of travel, it was a breath of fresh air when Sharon welcomed us at Diwa House. She greeted us with such a warm welcome, nice fresh drinks and a smile that made us feel at home right away.
This Villa combines understated luxury, elegance, charm, beauty, space, and green all around which makes it such a relaxing and peaceful place for vacation or business (good and fast internet connection in the house allowed us to work and to stay connected to family and friends ).
It is 5 minutes walk to the beach and 10 minutes tricycle ride to the Center. Diwa House has such incredible good vibrations: cool breeze wafts in (where air conditioning is not needed), the koi ponds gurgle and gushes with mesmerizing tranquility. The bedroom upstairs is beautiful, spacious, the king size bed and the bed sheets very comfortable and high quality. Soft music playing on a stereo system as well as gorgeous. The living room is stylish which makes the experience relaxing and romantic. The kitchen is fully equipped. The patio is just lovely. The garden is beautiful and the pond well kept. Overall the house is very clean, well kept and inviting! It was a very nice home to come back to after the beach. It was even hard to leave it since it was so comfortable.
Sharon cleaned the house daily and catered to our needs. She guided us on things to see and do, on local transportation and even helped me get bathing suits (realized we must have packed them in wrong suitcase!)
The neighborhood is very safe, quiet and the locals really friendly.
Rosemarie was always in contact with Sharon to make sure our needs were met.
This has been our best experience staying home away from home!!
We highly recommend Diwa House for it’s charm, quality of service and value. What we like in our stay is that we really were living the island life in comfort and not just as tourists. We have stayed at Amanpuri in Phuket and Diwa certainly can certainly stand up on it’s own. Our stay was so memorable. We cannot wait to go back!
Thank you Rosemarie for sharing your home with us.
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the house is at the top of the island at Dinwid beach which is a small beach and not to many people.Boracay itself is over crowed and I can not see it staying as the Philippines top holiday spot. This is why the house at Dinwid is so good as it is away from the main stations 1 2 &3.There was only one small thing for us and it was there is no curtins on the windows and there is a walkway all around the house so it was like being in a fish bowl.
We had a great holiday at this end of the island and we would recommend this house but not Boracay itself.
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