About this listing
We invite you to our vacation home, designed with unique contemporary art to create an unforgettable vacation! Located in a quiet residential area, just 5-10min away from the center & all 4 famous beaches. Complete with pool & 180° sea views!
SPECIAL LOW SEASON RATES!!
Cable TV and Wi-fi included (5 mbps). Sheets and towels changed weekly.
Cost of electricity is expensive in Boracay therefore we prefer tenants to pay per consumption. This helps keep rental costs low for those who rarely use air conditioning. We will ask for a cash deposit upon check in, which will be used to pay for your electric and water consumption. Cash deposit is P1000 for less than 1 week; P3000 for weekly and P5000 for monthly.
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For those looking to be away from the hectic beach front, Shambala Terraces is for you!
This is our vacation home, which we visit only a few months a year. Instead of being vacant, we prefer to share it with you and your friends so you can fill it with love and lots of great memories. Welcome to our tropical paradise!
Enjoy a fully furnished one bedroom apartment at Shambala Terraces. Your bedroom has a king bed and mattress, good for 1-2 persons. Soak in the sun on our huge terrace or take a refreshing dip in the pool. If you appreciate contemporary art, the art on the walls were hand painted by us. A guest book is available with restaurant recommendations, delivery menus and info on island activities.
Shambala Terraces is only a 10 minute tricycle ride from the center and 20 minutes from the Jetty Port. Located hillside at Balinghai with access to its secluded beach just a 10 minute walk away. Shambala Terraces offers high quality apartments in a prime destination overlooking lush jungle and beautiful sea views.
We have a maid and maintenance guy living on the property and available to assist you with any questions or repairs 6 days a week.
This is a private property with 7 units owned by 4 expats. If you are fortunate enough to meet the owners, they are very friendly and have a wealth of information about the island and Philippines.
• Contemporary architecture, large glass doors and windows
• 100 square meters living space (including terrace)
• 180 degree sea view
• Common swimming pool
• Parking area for your vehicle
- Kitchen is complete with cooking-ware, dinnerware, blender, and moka pot for making coffee.
- Safety deposit box, big enough for a laptop, in the unit.
- Wi-fi (5 mbps)
Interaction with Guests
We do not live in the Philippines, therefore all communication is via email. We answer emails promptly within 24 hours. You will meet our maid and maintenance guy. If the property managers are on the island, you will meet them, too. They are very friendly and social.
Shambala Terraces is close to:
- Small shops "sari saris" which sell essentials: cigarettes, drinks, snacks, eggs and other convenient items, 1-3 minute walk.
- Lavandera laundry service, 3 minute walk, opens daily 8h-22h.
- Balinghai Beach (less tourists with 1 restaurant), 10 minute walk.
- Puka Beach (less tourists), 5 minutes by tricycle or 15 minute walk.
- Diniwid Beach (less tourists with 3 restaurants/bars), 5 minutes by tricycle.
- Mamas Restaurant, which offers the best German/Austrian food, Rated #1 by TripAdvisor.
- Shangri-La Resort & Spa, the only 5-star hotel on the island, 5 minutes by tricycle
- Fairways & Bluewater Golf Club, which offers an amazing 18 hole golfing experience with spectacular views, complete with bar, restaurant and private beach, 5 minutes by tricycle.
- And of course, the center with D'Mall, markets, shopping, unlimited bars/restaurants, and Famous White Beach and Bulabog Beach, 10 minutes by tricycle.
Boracay Island is 7km long and 1km wide at the center. Everything is close and can be reached by foot, tricycle or bicycle for the cycling enthusiasts! Bicycles (push bikes) and motor bikes are available for rent at the center. Ask the maid for rental information.
Shambala Terraces is only a 10 minute tricycle ride from the center and 20 minutes from the Jetty Port. The closest beach is Balinghai Beach, located 10 minutes away by foot.
Other Things to Note
This is a private property with 7 units owned by 4 expats. Two of the owners live in Boracay full-time. If you are fortunate enough to meet the owners, they are very friendly and have a wealth of information about the island and Philippines.
Quiet hours: 10pm - 9am.
Smoking allowed only on the terrace.
No pets allowed in the Apartment and within Property.
Tenant shall use the Apartment only for residential purposes. Tenant shall not use or allow the use of the Apartment in any way that interferes with other tenants' use and enjoyment of the Apartment or neighboring property. Tenant shall not use the Apartment for any illegal or improper use, i.e., no drugs or loud parties. Additionally, the Tenant shall comply with all Zoning Ordinances, Protective Covenants and Deed Restrictions.
The Tenant agrees to accept responsibility for the following:
a. General care of the premises, including plants on terrace
b. Notify Host and maid of any repair needed as soon as practicable,
The Tenant shall comply with all obligations imposed upon tenants by applicable provisions of building, housing, and health codes; maintain the Apartment in good condition during the entire length of this Agreement and shall neither cause nor allow any abuse of the facilities therein. The Tenant shall, at his expense, maintain the Apartment in a clean and sanitary condition free from noxious odors, disturbing noises, or other nuisances. Any damage on any part of the Apartment caused or done by the Tenant may be repaired by the Landlord for the account of and at the expense of the Tenant.
Common areas shall always remain open. The sidewalks, entries, passages and stairways of the property shall not be obstructed or used by the Tenant for any purpose other than for ingress and egress to and from the building’s property; the same common areas and space open for use by all tenants and the public.
Spacious king size bed and mattress with dimmer lights, ceiling fan, remote controlled air-conditioning, armoire with built in safe box big enough for laptop, and sea view.
Fantastic little apartment on Boracay. Absolutely loved staying there, very modern, clean and a lot of space with a huge balcony that gets the sun all day. Host was very helpful, organised and attentive. Incredible value for money too. Would recommend staying at this great little apartment to anyone who wants a nice, quiet and private place to stay on the island.
This 1 bedroom condo was exactly what i was looking for. If you want peace and quiet away from the crowds, and a terrace with killer views, then this is your place. I just relied on the 20p shared trike ride to get back/forth to town, and i didn't mind the distance given the experience of living among locals. Ella was quick and helpful with answers, Rosalyn and her staff were friendly and easily available. Already missing Boracay.
We just spent a week here and loved every minute. The house is in a nice quiet area away from the main stretch but still very accessible. Tricycles are so easy to get to and from the main strip. We rented a moped from the lady looking after the house which was perfect for visiting the other hidden beaches. The huge balcony is great for sunbathing and relaxing and the pool is perfect to cool off in. We will definitely be back- I wouldn't stay anywhere else in boracay!
From the moment you get accepted your request from Chrsitella, she makes you feel welcome.
Indeed, if you might have any questions about the island and location, she will try to help you with her best answers
My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time over our 10 days here. Jim the maintenance guy was really helpful, and Beverley was great too. She gave us lots of information about where to go and what to see.
The place itself is great. The balcony is enormous and an excellent place to look at the stars from. During the day you can see the whole side of the island, and kind of plan your day from there based on the clouds. It is a little far away from the main White Beach area, but a quick 20 peso (non special) ride is available just down the street.
Also, it's really close to Diniwid and Puka beach, as well as the Sol Marina Resort. It's a quick ten minute walk away (tell the security guard that you're having lunch, and would like to use the pool) and you can use their giant pool and beachfront (which it shares with the fancy Shangri-La hotel) for a 500 peso consumable fee (just goes towards the price of food and drinks you'd use anyway).
This place was amazing and pretty much exactly like the pictures, but better. WiFi must have been upgraded because all the reviews suggesting it only worked on the terrace did not seem to be the case with me.
Jim the maintenance guy was really friendly and stocked my fridge with a case of beer the first day when I had gone down to White Beach. What more could you ask for?
We had a great stay at Shambala Terrace overall.
The place was lovely, and looked as it was in the pictures,
Great balcony with fantastic ocean and district views.
It is a quite bit away from the main White Beach area, but we hired a scooter for the whole time we were there so had no problem getting around, at least once you get used to the crazy traffic and drivers...lol.
Unfortunately the pool was out of service for our whole stay which was disappointing, but am sure it is nice when it is accessible.
Staff were very friendly and helpful, and had a fantastic dinner with our neighbours Lorenzo and Beverley, thanks again !
For anyone wanting a lovely place to stay, a bit away from the hustle and bustle of Main beach then this is great.
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About the Host, Christella
We are a nice married couple and well trained, non-barker, 6kg dog. Non-smokers who love to travel. Currently living in Palma de Mallorca.
We are also Airbnb hosts with listings in Boracay, Philippines and Palma de Mallorca, Spain. We are ideal guests who respect your home and ask you to do the same with ours.
We are environmentally-friendly social butterflies, and minimalists who have a great appreciation for contemporary art and the outdoors. She enjoys kite boarding, yoga, trekking, gardening and entertaining. He is an avid reader who loves to swim and listen to electronic music. We are both long distance cyclists who love to cook, go camping, meet new people and play with our dog.
"We do what we want cuz we can" ;)