As the mist begins to settle in the sprawling complex of Campuestohan Highland Resort, you will immediately notice a wonderful transformation. Like soft and fluffy cotton clouds, it gently envelopes the undulating landscape of the resort. Watching the rolling mists from the main log cabin, you will feel like you are in fantasy land, surrounded by magic mountains replete with century-old trees.
All the while, you feel the cool and fresh-scented highland air gently brushing through your hair, soothing your emotions and calming your soul. In fact, it is easy to forget that you are on a beautiful mountain plateau more than 850 meters above sea level, bounded on the east side by a lush rainforest and a majestic view of the plains, about 40 minutes drive from the cities of Bacolod and Talisay in Negros Occidental.
The cool temperature and back-to-nature ambience of Campuestohan Highland Resort are great stress antidotes. The night rooms and huts have adequate space enough for one family. Each is equipped with clean comfortable beds and ceiling fans. Air-conditioning is not necessary as the really chilly night temperature is enough to make you reach for thick blankets and wrap yourself with it.
Reserving a day cottage or overnight rooms and huts at the Campuestohan Highland Resort is easy. You have two options: one, you can fill out the form at the resort’s website, or two, call up any of its telephone numbers. Once confirmed, you can pack your bags and expect friendly resort staff to welcome you and direct you to your reserved room or cottage.
Begin your journey to Campuestohan Highland Resort from Talisay City or Bacolod City. If you will be driving your own vehicle, make sure that you check it thoroughly and that it is in good condition. Due to the steep and sometimes winding climb, it is advised that your driving skills is up to it, otherwise, you might want to hand over the wheel to a more experienced driver. This is because a vehicle’s engines, suspension, brakes, and its other essential moving parts are subjected to heavy wear and tear which might cause damage if handled improperly.
For those who wish to enjoy the climb to Campuestohan Highland Resort without worries, they can avail of the resort tour bus at a low price of P100 for each passenger. The waiting station of the resort tour bus is located at Villa Angela Arcade near Lopue’s East Department Store at the corner of Burgos and Circumferential Streets in Bacolod City. The tour bus departs the city for the highland resort at 9 AM daily and leaves Campuestohan for Bacolod every 4 PM. Since the resort tour bus can only accommodate 60 passengers, it is advisable to call ahead to reserve a seat or be at the waiting station at least an hour earlier.
If you are going to the resort in a large group and would want a vehicle that can accommodate 80 passengers and above, you can always hire a public utility bus or private coasters. There are many of these kinds of transportation available in the cities of Bacolod, Talisay and Silay.
If you want a brief respite from your stressful work, then this high-altitude getaway is the perfect place for you. Bring along your family with you. For sure, they will also enjoy the unique experience offered by Campuestohan Highland Resort, the one place in Talisay City where you can touch the clouds and solemnly commune with nature.