Covid-19 Safe

Coronavirus update

Covid-19 Guidelines

September 15, 2020, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro are open for domestic tourism. Edgewater is now open, and we are delighted to welcome our guests back after almost six months of closure.

Here are some of the things you need to know if you had to cancel your reservation due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you are planning to come to visit us and what we’re doing to keep you safe and protected at Edgewater.

Cancelled reservation due to Covid-19

Edgewater honours all reservations cancelled due to Covid-19 up to 18 months from the time of booking. Contact us for your Covid-19 voucher.

Coming to visit us

International tourism – see for updates & further detail. Currently, there is still no inbound tourism here in the Philippines, but this will change so stay tuned!

Domestic tourism – see for updates & further detail

Requirements for domestic tourism under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) – Puerto Galera, OR. Mindoro

Occupancy – 2 persons/room 13 years & older & 2 children under 12 years
Swab Test – Rapid Antigen (Nasopharyngeal)
A negative result, travel dates indicated, (entry is within 24hrs of result)
1,700/test, result 30-45mins, hours 8 am – 5 pm daily, Makati City (Edgewater Partner)
Home test 1,700/test minimum two tests plus 1,500 service fee by appointment (Edgewater Partner)
See the list of Department of Health accredited testing laboratories in the Philippines
Valid ID
Health Declaration Form
Confirmed Edgewater reservation
Transport – Port of departure/entry Berberabe, Batangas / Muelle, Puerto Galera ONLY
Sea Taxis start at 8,000/boat/trip one-way up to 8 people
Port Fees at Berberabe 130/person
Parking 200/day
Environmental Fee 120/person at Muelle Port
Private Van up to 6 persons (if required) start at 4,000/trip depending on location

Note – Edgewater handles all the above for you as well as the Tourist Registration all you must do is forward the above documents by way of email or WhatsApp.

What we are doing to keep you safe and protected at Edgewater We have our ‘bubble’, its 5244sqm of a lush, secluded property on the water’s edge in a secluded bay. We have our own restaurant and bar plus waters sports equipment, so we are very self-contained.

We also have our Department of Tourism “Certificate of Authority to Operate under all levels of quarantine”

Given the global situation – Edgewater has upped its exceptional cleanliness game (a score of 9.6 from 253 reviews on by implementing a wide range of precautions & procedures that surpass the Philippines Department of Health & Tourism guidelines to ensure a clean and safe environment for our guests and our team


What we are doing!

Safety features

Team members follow all safety protocols as directed by the Departments of Health and Tourism
Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
Hand sanitiser in common areas
Covid kits provided for all guests (mask, hand sanitiser, sanitising wipes, gloves)
First aid kit available
Process in place to check the health of guests
Temperature screening upon check-in
On-call Resort Doctor

Physical distancing

Contactless check-in/check-out
Cashless payment available
Two-meter physical distancing rules followed
Mobile app for room service (WhatsApp, FB messenger, Webpage chat)
The open-air restaurant and common areas

Single-room air conditioning for guest accommodation (all rooms)

Keeping you safe

Our team members work in seven – day shifts and must quarantine 14 days prior to rotating in for their shifts
Philippines Departments of Health & Tourism guidelines strictly followed
Covid-19 approved disinfectants
Three-phase covid-19 sanitation process used throughout the resort – Clean, Fog, UVC
Team members wear proper PPE (i.e. masks and gloves)
Restaurant and Kitchen – Covid-19 measures elevated cleaning procedures
Transportation services – Van, Boat and Baja sanitised and fogged before and after
Social Distancing – minimum two meters throughout resort

Cleanliness & disinfecting

Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
Linens, towels, and laundry washed in in hot water & tumble dried in accordance with local authority guidelines
Guest accommodation is disinfected and fogged between stays
Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
Covid kits all rooms (mask, hand sanitiser, sanitising wipes, gloves)

Food & Beverage safety

Two-meter physical distancing in dining areas
Food and beverage can be delivered to guest accommodation
All plates, cutlery, glasses, and other tableware have been sanitized
Delivered food is securely covered
Enhanced hand washing and sanitization stations for guests and team members

Get in touch with us today to book the holiday of a lifetime