How to be Swept Away by the Crimson Resort and Spa

The tiled path going to the Ocean Villa was lined with fragrant monoi flowers or kalachuchi as they are known locally. The delicate scent followed our tracks as we reached the big wooden door of the villa that resembled a mini Balinese temple amidst swaying bamboo stalks.

A feeling of heaven in my heart at the Amanpulo

Tiny dots that appear to be little islands scatter the vast blue sea, as we look from our chartered Dornier 2283 aircraft that left a very busy and gray Manila. We were on our way to paradise, to the island destination called Amanpulo, located in Pamalican Island in the heart of the Philippine archipelago.