Within its 16.5 hectare property are 568 rooms, villas, and suites, six themed pools, 10 restaurants, activity zone, dive shop, casino, and a private beach. But the main show stunner of JPark Island Resort and Waterpark is its sprawling water complex that includes three towering waterslides, a lazy river pool, and a pool with beach-like shoreline.
This September, the Philippines’ only 5-star waterpark resort is celebrating its 10th anniversary. But what makes the milestone extra special are the newest attractions and facilities that added to the already long list of Jpark amenities.
Pororo Park, Philippines largest indoor theme park
Profood International Corp, one of Cebu’s largest dried mango producers, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Iconix Entertainment, a Korean company behind Pororo, the popular little penguin, to bring the country’s first Pororo Park to Cebu.
Pororo Park at Jpark is also the first theme park in the country that is inspired from a foreign animated character.
The 2-level theme park consists of more than 20 fun games and activities, such as:
- Eddy’s Sliding Car
- Pororo Fishing Zone
- Aqua Play Zone
- Patty’s Merry-go-round
- Digital Sketch
- Rodi’s Racing Game
- Pororo Train
- Tutu’s 4D Rider
- Sliding Ball Pool
- Crong’s Jungle Gym
- indoor Giant Slide and many more!
Pororo Park is best for your kids and of course, you guys who are kids at heart. Note that some area are made especially for the young ones only.
The park is open daily from 09:00AM to 10:00PM.
The park rates are as follows:
- All-day access – USD 75 (PHP 3,750)
- 2-hour access (locals) – USD 30 (PHP 1,500)
- 3-hour access (foreigners) – USD 45 (PHP 2,250)
- Succeeding hour – USD 10 (PHP 500)
- Accompanying guardian (additional) – USD 10 (PHP 500)
- Baby sitting service (hourly) – USD 10 (PHP 500)
The Pororo-inspired rooms feature a mini sliding ball pool, interactive game monitor, Pororo-themed linens, a kitchenette, LED TV with international channels, an en-suite toilet and bath with bathtub, toiletries, and many other 5-star standard offers.
The Pororo-inspired rooms are situated on a Pororo-themed floors, wherein the elevator lobbies and hallways are fitted with character colors and figures.
Both Profood and Jpark are owned by the Cebuano businessman, Justin Uy.
According to Uy, the collaboration will help boost the marketing of his food and hospitality businesses.
Triton Grand Ballroom
Another facility that opened during the anniversary celebration is the launching of the Triton Grand Ballroom. It is the biggest ballroom in Mactan that can accommodate up to 1,600 guests.
Building G adds 216 more rooms and suites
Opening soon is Jpark’s Building G. The new wing will add 216 more rooms and suites the wide expanse of JPark Island property in Maribago.