The resort was named after the Paraw regatta Festival (the oldest Paraw Sailing competition in Asia and the biggest in the Philippines) because it originated firstly along the shorelines of Iloilo Paraw Beach Resort. It was later on moved to Villa Bay-bay as what we are witnessing today.
Iloilo Paraw Beach Resort is a proud member of the Coastal Park, Resort, and Restaurant Association of Iloilo City.
We believe that our first responsibility is to the guests of Iloilo Paraw Beach Resort Inc. In meeting their needs, we must strive to not just satisfy but delight them in everything that we do. Every products and services must be of excellence. Thus, we must be the best in our field and make a constant endeavor in knowing and adapting their needs.
We should constantly strive to reduce the financial burdens of our guests through reasonable fees. We should promptly, accurately, and conveniently serve them in all our undertakings. We must establish successful partnerships with the government, suppliers, benefactors, and other stakeholders who contribute to our success by respecting the interests and goals of each sector - who in one way or another share the same motivation of giving superior value and satisfaction to our guests.
We are also responsible to the men and women who work with us in achieving our goals. Everyone must be considered as an individual. We must respect them and recognize their merit. They must have a sense of security and participation in our decision making process. Incentives must be fare and adequate, working conditions clean, orderly and safe. We must be mindful of ways to help them fulfill their responsibilities.
Iloilo Paraw employees must feel free to make suggestions and complaints. There must be an equal opportunity for development and advancement for those qualified and the disabled. We must provide competent management, and our actions must be just and ethical.
We must support good works and charities and bare our fare share of effort, time, and material contributions . We must encourage improvements, better health, and educational opportunities. We must maintain in good order the property which we are privileged to use.
Income generating activities must make a sound profit so we can initiate more sustainable projects that will assists the helpless and the needy in our community. We must experiment with new ideas. Research must be carried on, innovative programs developed and mistakes paid for.
New equipment must be purchased, new facilities provided, new systems launched, and reserves must be created to provide for adverse times.
About the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival
Paraw Regatta Festival or Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival is an annual festival held in February in the Villa de Arevalo district, Iloilo City, Philippines. Its main event is a sailboat race in Iloilo Strait that features the Paraw, a Visayan double outrigger sail boat. It is the oldest traditional craft event in Asia and the largest sailing event in the Philippines. It is one of Iloilo City's tourism events along with the Dinagyang Festival, Kasadyahan Festival, Chinese New Year festival and La Candelaria Fiesta. The Iloilo Paraw Regatta began as a half-day sailboat race but is now a multi-day, multi-event festival. The Paraw race course is a 30 kilometres (19 mi) long, running up the coast of Panay and then down the coast of Guimaras, before returning to the finish at Villa Beach.Participating paraws are categorized based on the waterline length of the boat and further classified according to their sails as "unpainted" or "painted". The sails are painted with colorful designs. The racing breaks down into two classes. Boats of length 16 ft and below of strictly traditional construction and those 16 ft 1 inch through to 22 ft with a wider range of materials allowed. Among the sidelines of the annual event are the following:
Iloilo Paraw Slalom
Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta
Pinta de Layag Competition
Pinta Tawo Competition
Miniature Paraw Race
Rowing and Paddling Competition
Governor's Cup Fishing Competition
Samba de Regatta
Beach Football Tournament
Beach Volleyball Tournament
New to Iloilo? Here’s what you can do for a start:
· Top 19 Tourist Spots and Best Things to do in Iloilo Province, Philippines
Visit Jaro Cathedral
Jog at Iloilo River Esplanade
Visit Molo Church
Visit Camina Balay nga Bato
Visit Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art (ILOMOCA)
Visit the Museum of Philippine Economic History
Visit Garin Farm
Experience Dinagyang Festival
Explore Calle Real
Try Robertos Siopao
Discover the beauty of Gigantes Islands, Carles, Iloilo