Thunderbird Resorts (Philippines)

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Thunderbirds Resort-Hotel, Poro Point, San Fernando, La Union

Thunderbird Resorts (Philippines), or Thunderbirds Resort-Hotel, is a five-star hotel-resort facing the South China Sea in Northern Luzon, Philippines. It is owned by an international property developer, anchored by a casino, and provides hospitality services in Asia and Latin America. It has other branches in Costa Rica, India, Nicaragua, and Peru. It is located at VOA, Pennsylvania Avenue, Poro Point Special Economic and Freeport Zone, [1] San Fernando, La Union, facing the lighthouse besides Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar (formerly Wallace Air Station). [2]

The resort is headed by an independent board of directors led by director Roberto de Ocampo. The resort is managed by Peter LeSar, the interim president and CEO and chief financial officer. [3] [4] [5]

The resort is surrounded by the Thunderbird Residences, which were inaugurated in October 2010. A model unit, Athena is one of the 10 beach homes or villas (under a rental contract) facing the main lobby of the hotel. Chloe, Selene, Alexa, and Aphrodite homes are also in the resort, which has 80 lots (within 15 hectares). [6]

The resort overlooks the edge of a headland into the South China Sea. [7]

The amenities include: Deluxe Garden Room, Deluxe Balcony Room, and Deluxe VO Room; Olives Restaurant; Patio Santorini Coffee Shop; Vegas Cafe; Pool Bar; Santorini Bar & Lounge; Swimming Pool; and Cliffs Golf & Beach Club. [8] The luxury suites are nestled upon a 100-foot cliff at the highest point of the Poro peninsula. A 200 million condotel will be erected on the prime property. [9]

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