How To Get There
The Ayu Spa at Punta Bulata is located in Brgy. Elihan, Cauayan, Negros Occidental, Philippines. It is 158 kilometers south of Bacolod City, at the southernmost tip of Cauayan, bordering Sipalay City. Getting to the resort by car takes approximately 3 hours. There are several road signs by the highway that will guide you there.
By Private Car
From the city center (provincial Capitol Building) of Bacolod, travel southwards, taking the national highway. Keep going towards Kabankalan City. Once you have reached Kabankalan City, go further south towards the direction of Sipalay City. Take note of the kilometer markers by the road. A few meters after the 154-kilometer marker by the road, make a right turn into a side road called Barangay Road, Cartagena. Travel 4 kilometers down this road until you reach The Ayu Spa at Punta Bulata Resort.
* Please note that the 4 km. side road is unpaved. Small cars are capable of taking this road but it is still recommended that they take an AUV, Van, or SUV for a more comfortable ride.
By Vehicle Rental
There are a variety of other cars you may rent to take you to the resort. Bookings with these companies may be arranged through us upon request.:
L’ Tours Rent-A-Car (Mobile No. +63 916 5184794 - Miss Tin Alunan Limsiaco)
Faith Taxi Rent-A-Car (Tel No. +63 34 4410702)
Faith Taxi Rent-A-Car rates (inclusive of fuel charge & driver) are as follows:
* Php 300 shall be added for Faith Taxi airport pick-up/drop-off.
By Public Bus
Ceres liner has several trips throughout the day that may take you southbound towards The Ayu Spa at Punta Bulata. From Ceres Liner’s Southbound Terminal (Lopez-Jaena Street, Shopping, Bacolod), take the bus headed to Hinobaan or Bayawan hē-nö-bä-än ,bä-yä-wän). Busses depart every 30 minutes from 6:00am to 7:30pm from the Ceres Liner Bus terminal in Bacolod City. It takes approximately 4 hours to get to Punta Bulata by bus. There is only one air-conditioned bus which departs at 4:00pm. You must get off at Barangay Road, Cartagena (bä-rang-gī , kärtä-hénä) since the bus cannot take you directly to ther resort. Board a tricycle and ask the tricycle driver to take you to Punta Bulata Resort.
*If you encounter any problems, you may call Punta Bulata’s Front Office at +63 34 4730235.
* Tricycles may not always be available at the drop off point. Prior notice of arrival time is advised so we may arrange for a waiting tricycle.
Manila / Cebu City to Bacolod City
There are 4 major airlines that have multiple daily flights from Manila or Cebu City to Bacolod: