Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay: A Good Team Building Venue in Negros Oriental

A peaceful place to relax far from the disturbances of city life, long walks of sand beaches, relaxing in cottages while enjoying the sound of waves and birds chirping. When these phrases come to mind when looking for place to conduct your organization’s team building event, then head on to Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines. All these experiences you can have when you go to FuntaSea Beach Resort.

Located at Nagbo-alao, Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines, the Funtasea Beach & Resort is a 3-hour drive from Dumaguete City making the place far from any disturbances from the hustle and bustle of city life. Funtasea is one of the places that not only provides a restful relaxation and affordable room rates but is also very conducive for your organization’s planned event. The name of the place is actually a word play of the words “Fun at Sea” with the word “at” interchanged to make a more pleasant pronunciation. It can also mean “fantasy” as some tourists would imagine it as its slogan says “a tropical paradise next to nature”.

Funtasea Beach and Resort team building venue in Basay Negros Oriental Philippines
Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines

The place features 11 rooms that can accommodate a range of individuals from 2 persons to a maximum of 7 persons in a room. All rooms are provided with a King-sized Bed, hot & cold shower, cable TV. A minibar will also be provided for larger rooms.

Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Pastel-colored room exteriors at Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines

also caters to people who just want to relax for a day without staying overnight. They have 5 picnic cottages that can fill in around 2 – 7 people ideal for group of friends enjoying together and 2 family cottage that can fill up around 8 – 10 people ideal for large family gatherings.

Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Picnic cottages

The place has a bar and restaurant for individuals wanting to have some time drinking while enjoying the shade provided from strategically placed trees or relax in the cottage. The beach resort even has a monkey and a rare leopard card in a cage found at the center of the place shaded from the tall coconut trees which give shade to the tourists while they roam around the area.

The resort also has a volleyball area where family and friends can enjoy playing volleyball while food is being prepared. For kids and for those young at heart, there’s also a swing nearby. The swing, tables and chairs are all made out of recycled rubber tires that complements to the color and resourcefulness of the entire resort.

The place also has an open air hut that can fill in as much as 100 persons. For large gatherings, the place can even be extended to cater large amounts of people by placing extension tents. This is ideal for team building events, birthday, wedding & reception activities, group meetings, family reunions, parties, religious gatherings and the like.

The entire beach resort has enough space to fit several team building activities. Groups can enjoy the basking in the sea for water sports or water-related activities. Access leading to the rooms are wide enough for competitive beach games or race-themed activities. The place can also be a location for night activities where a bone-fire can be nestled and members can huddle around conducting activities and sharing experiences.

Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines
The beautiful beach at Funtasea Beach and Resort in Basay, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Note: This article was contributed by CTFN affiliate Christopher Douglas Avila who conducted a team building program for Gandhi School of Korea-Kalikasan Educational Center at the resort on 20-21 February 2017.

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