Caliraya Lake in Laguna, Philippines. It is the home to Caliraya Recreation Center, the first, if not the only, Christian family resort in Asia. Luxuriate in the cozy atmosphere of warm smiles, gracious service, and delicious foods. There is much at the Caliraya Re-creation Center that sets it apart from others. A haven to enjoy that offers both spiritual and physical refreshments. Nestled atop mountains a long the lake gifted with the breath-taking view of nature and an array of possibilities.
There are two ways to Caliraya. One from Makati through the South Expressway and the other, from Antipolo which you could take the zigzagging through the thickly forested rolling hills and rugged ridges of Rizal towns of Teresa, Morong, Baras, Famy and all the way to Laguna towns of Pillilia, Sinoloan, Pangil, Pakil, Paete and finally Lumban where the unique lake is located. The travel time to spend to a distance of one-hundred-and-ten kilometers from Manila was two-and-a-half hours. The resort is also accessible by public transport.
The resort began as a desire of the missionary couple to expand their youth camping ministry into something more suitable for large conferences. The 7.6 hectare property was purchased by their mission called the Word of Life in late 1980s from the National Power Corporation. They began development of the property in the early 1990s.
The Caliraya Re-creation Center since then has become one of mainstays of Caliraya Lake as tourist destination. It has a land area of 76, 000 square meters of fine landscape and scenery, the three-level hotel is the largest in the area. It offers over seventy counts of air-conditioned guest rooms with each room good for five to six persons. All the rooms are equipped with their own toilet and bath, hot water and afford guests a view of the property.