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July-Aug Special: Spectacular Oceanview Penthouse!

Bedrooms 4
Property type apartment


About the property

Exceptional Penthouse Experience.

Start your dream vacation with your very own personal and dedicated Butler assigned only to you and your guests to provide a new standard of service excellence.

This Luxury Penthouse is ideal for upscale events, family vacations, or company meetings that lend a memorable once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The 4-bedroom/4-bath integrated space has two full kitchens with beautiful black granite counter tops. The living/dining rooms have a stunning 180° infinity view into the ocean and open to a breathtaking 950 square foot terrace through floor-to-ceiling sliding glass walls.

The Penthouse Suite is 'a haven of calm and quiet taste' that has the creative versatility for private enjoyment or group entertaining. It also has the flexibility to be divided into two private units that are ideal for honeymooners and couples.

The master bedrooms open to the splendor of the Boracay sunrise with en-suite bathrooms where you can immerse in your soaking tub and in the evening, retire in the luxury of 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets and down bedding. The two L-shaped white sofas with ottomans transform overnight as double beds for four extra guests.

Enjoy the Balinese inspired swimming pool, overlooking the private beach cove, or enjoy the views from the 'Seventh Heaven' view deck. Experience the exhilarating panorama of a hundred kite-boarders flying in the air and gliding in the #1 Kite Surfing Beach in Asia.

The Penthouse Suite is an awe-inspiring destination experience of 2,700 sq ft of luxury and tranquility, where you privately experience the heights of Karuna (being in the now, a state of utter compassion), and recharge. You can then host your unforgettable dinner, magical wedding, or special event.

Butler-concierge service, daily room cleaning, washer, oven, 24-hour security, and emergency power are standard.

Experience the practical and unique luxury of living in the first and only Green Building in Boracay: with its iconic architectural style of cantilevered & wrap-around glass balconies, high-end PVC door frames, double pane tempered glass, Venturi powered & solar heated rain showers, inverter air conditioners, refrigerators & fans, induction stoves, LED lights & TV, and swimming pool. These amenities amount to a 50% smaller carbon foot print while providing world-class standards of luxury and cutting edge efficiency.

Airport pickup and transfers can be pre-arranged. Our Butler is at your service to arrange any Spa Services and/or Island Activities you desire:sunset cruises, snorkeling, cliff diving, pub crawling-just some of the many things to keep you occupied while you are here!

Boracay Island was named the Best Island in the World in 2012 by the the subscribers of Travel and Leisure Magazine, and for good reason! Like a tropical Venice, private cars are not allowed. The natural beauty and activities of the island are outstanding.

Your dedicated butler can help create itineraries for every member in your party:

Toddlers: swimming in the calm-warm-clear waters and powdery white sand is the highlight together with beach games, sand castle building, and shell-drift wood collecting (but the shells and sand are not allowed to be removed from the beach).

Young Kids to Teens: island boating & snorkeling, horse back riding, helicopter cruise, amusement park, 'paraw' sunset sailing, beach sports: volleyball, frisbee games, football and badminton.

Pre-teens to Teens: kite surfing, banana boating, para sailing, jet skiing, cliff diving, scuba diving, biking, zip lining, white water rafting, sunrise/sunset nature photography.

Teens and Adults: ATV (all terrain vehicle) riding, scooter tours, dragon boating, wind surfing, golf.

Adults: The island beach massage, body scrubs, manicure/pedicure services, yoga classes, and spas are delightful. Souvenir and pearl shopping, bar hopping (the famous pub crawl), clubbing, and evening entertainment with live performers, music, and fire dancing is outstanding. Five star and unique cuisines offer a full range of culinary options. Dining/evening entertainment literally on the sand is unparalleled in the world. Guests can arrange to take lessons from world class wind surfing instructors and learn to glide and fly within 2-3 days.

For everyone: the powdery white sand of White Beach, the glorious sunrise and sunset experiences, define the island as the best undiscovered holiday experience in the world!

Set a new holiday standard:

2,700 sq ft of space.

Stunning 180° view.

Exhilarating kite boarding panorama in Asia's #1 site.

Breathtaking dinner/events in your 950 sq ft private terrace.

More Details

Jerry Perez de Tagle
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

Why Jerry Perez de Tagle chose Malay

The people are wonderful and happy and I have never been to a place where the residents generally want to bend over backwards to help you.

The water is clear and warm with white sand beaches which is such a treat being from the West Coast of the US.

It's my favorite place to vacation in the world!


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Caticlan Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
Seventh Heaven View Deck
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Cagban Jetty Port
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Aklan Highway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Bolabog Beach
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary


Balabag Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 35 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite. Venturi powered and solar heated rain showers
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , En-suite. Venturi powered and solar heated rain showers
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Venturi powered and solar heated rain showers
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , En-suite. Stand alone tub, solar heated rain showe
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets, down pillows & comforter
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets, down pillows and comforter
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets, down pillows & comforter
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 400-count Egyptian cotton sheets, down pillows & comforter
  • 4 bedrooms/4bath and 2 full kitchens: Bedroom 1, king bed, room safe, en-suite full bathroom with stand alone tub. Bedroom 2, queen bed, room safe, en-suite full bathroom with tub/shower. Bedroom 3, queen bed, en-suite full bathroom, and with washer/dryer. Bedroom 4, queen bed, full bathroom. There are 2 full kitchens with its own sink, two-top induction stoves/hood, refrigerator/freezer, cabinets, and black granite counters. One kitchen has an oven.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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July-Aug Special: Spectacular Oceanview Penthouse!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 9 reviews

Not Very Impressed

  • 2 of 5

We traveled all the way from the USA to enjoy this location because it seemed so magical. However, the photos and the description of Boracay, as well as the Penthouse just didn’t live up to the hype.


The penthouse is situated with a view of the ocean. The condo is spacious and comes with 2 kitchens. Each room does have an air conditioner. Lucy works for the Penthouse and did an excellent job arranging our transportation. I give her two thumbs up. She did a spectacular job. Aljon, was our “butler”. Although we felt he did not do a great job, we were grateful that he accompanied us all the way the airport on our last day.


Boracay, is not a clean island at all. Unless you are staying at a 5-star resort, the island is totally filthy and way over crowded with locals trying to sell you something. Our group was blown-away by how completely gross the tourist areas were. The smell of diesel and trash is everywhere. I thought I was in Manila at one point.

We just couldn’t believe the sheer amount of garbage, sewage and trash all over the main tourist areas. It was flat out nasty!

As for the rental property, I was simply not impressed. Not worth the value.

To begin with, the Penthouse advertises itself as having a butler. Unfortunately, we discovered that the butler is nothing more than the consignor. We felt really mislead by the slick advertising.

The penthouse is not cleaned daily by the staff. Our room was only cleaned 1 time during our 5 day stay. A 3 star motel can do better than that! They could have least changed our bedding.

Our rooms were not really clean at all. In fact, the master bed room had visible black mold growing out of the ceiling. There were also ants in our bed and we saw lizards climbing on the wall. I took photos and wish I could post with this review.

There is no private beach for this property. In fact, you have to get on a shuttle to leave the condo to find a nice beach (Good luck finding a clean one).

This condo should not advertise itself as being the “Penthouse” because it’s not on the very top floor. Also, the pool that you see in the picture is not exclusive to the Penthouse, but rather can be used by many different units.

Overall, we had a terrible experience. We won’t return to this Penthouse, nor Boracay.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Experience and Great View

  • 4 of 5

Friendly staff, great stay in Jolo House. Nice penthouse, clean and tidy. Great view from the balcony.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular 10 days in Boracay Oceanview Penthouse

  • 5 of 5

Was everything the advertisement claimed- absolutely stunning views, always a nice breeze which cooled down the temperatures (which were very hot). Loved our stay here. Beds were comfortable. The Butler Reggie was terrific and helped us in any way we asked. Would stay there again in a heartbeat if I were going back to Boracay.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking View! Nice Penthouse!

  • 4 of 5

My family had a vacation here and the place was awesome. The penthouse was really nice. It was modern, spacious, clean and they love the interior. There was a butler as well who was accommodating and helpful. Lovely lovely view! A perfect getaway here if you want a more quiet and relax away from the busy crowd in boracay white beach. Susan was nice and she even gave extra discount. Thank you Susan!

The only downside is could have provided another extra shuttle. Overall, the penthouse was perfect!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Karuna Boracay Penthouse Suite "Jo Jo Suite" Has Breathtaking Views

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the penthouse suite. Breathtaking views from all around the common areas. We truly enjoyed the huge patio. The location is off from the happenings in Boracay, but a short shuttle ride from it all. We preferred the quietness of the location. The butlers truly delivered superior service. The owner of the suite was wonderful to work with. She was very prompt with responding to questions and also had great recommendations of restaurants, etc. The only down sides to the suite were that the shower in the bathrooms slowly drained and the master bathroom at times had a sewage odor. Overall, I would recommend this place to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind works Sharon. We were not aware of the drain situation so thank you for letting us know-we are working on it right now. We would love to have you stay with us again and appreciate you being good with our staff. Take care, Susan
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burbank, CA, USA

greatest vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

This place has it all! Great views, great accomidations, fantastic beaches and kite surfing. I went for a honeymoon and i go back for any occasion.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $125

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is made.
Cancellation Policy: 50% refund up until 14 days prior to check in date.

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