(***Important things you want to know when travelling in the Philippines)
DAY 10-13 TAGAYTAY AND NURTURE WELLNESS VILLAGE
I booked Nurture Wellness Village while I was still in Winnipeg to ensure a good deal on accommodation. My father was still recuperating from stroke so he needed more assistance. I chose Nurture Wellness Village because of its healing nature power and that its close to Pink Sisters. My parents needed a change of atmosphere.
This place is a complete healing package. The ambiance is healthy, calming and relaxing. The food, ambiance, staff and overall service are 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. I have spoken to some of the staff and most of them were employees for more than 10 years and they looked very satisfied. Some of them started as farmer and gardener then promoted to a tour guide and guest relation officer. My parents were treated like VIP. I loved their complimentary activities: QI Gong Exercise, nurture walk, healthy juice demo and coffee-roasting demo.
I was a coffee drinker yet I found out there were lots of things about coffee that I haven’t knew still.
“Do you know that the most expensive coffee in the world can be found in the Philippines? “
It’s called Alamid Coffee aka Kopi Luwak or Civet coffee. This is produced from a coffee bean that has been eaten, digested and excreted by a civet cat 🐱
A quick 10-minute walk from Nurture Wellness Village is Nurture Farmacy. This is located in Amadeo, the coffee capital of the Philippines. All sorts of plants for healing can be found here. They prepared the food from this harvest. They used organic fertilizers and pesticide. This place offers different activities like an amazing glancing experience and other interactive heritage activities like pagbabayo, pagtatahip and pagawa ng saranggola (kite-making). Best place if you love farm life, natural healing, peaceful and unpolluted environment and experience raw and simple living.
Near the village is the Pink Sisters.
I was in high school when I first visited Pink Sisters in Tagaytay. We went there to visit the balloon rosary that we released and fell on their place. Visiting the Pink Sisters, offering a prayer and asking to pray for personal intentions, made us feel blessed, protected and spiritually healed.
Tagaytay has too many good places to see and offer. There were just a few places we visited due to time constraint. We had a good meal at Dreamland Arts and Crafts Cafe and had fun at Sky Ranch where we can see the view of Taal Volcano.