Kawa Inn: The Best Place to Experience Kinaray-a Hospitality
Belle Piccio | Jul 17, 2018
Kawa Inn is a tourist inn facitlity located at Purok 12, Brgy. Malabor, Tibiao, Antique. The inn is in the compound of Tibiao Fish Spa.
Kawa Inn is not your typical inn or pension houses, it may look ordinary because of its native facade following a native theme but it offers a relaxing accommodation to its guests.
You will always feel welcomed as Kinaray-a people have a reputation for being friendly and hospitable to its guests. If you get lost in one of your adventures in Antique, don’t be afraid to ask a local as they’ll point you in the right direction and sometimes even join you to make sure you’re in the right way.
The inn only has six rooms. It can accommodate solo travelers, couples or even a big group of up to 12 persons.
Room rates ranges between Php1200 to Php4400 per room. It has its own bathroom, air-conditioning unit, television and Wi-Fi!
Since it’s in the compound of Tibiao Fish Spa, you get to experience the fish spa, kawa hot bath and full-body massage any time of the day.
Near the compound, you can also enjoy river rafting and kayaking at the Tibiao River. It is best experienced between July to February.
READ: Tibiao Adventures!
Or for those who would like to explore the mountains, go hiking at the majestic Mount Madja-as
And if you wake up early, you can join the lambaklad fishing too!
What’s new about the place? The fish-shaped swimming pool!
For inquiries and reservations, contact (+63) 917-450-3121. Business hours is between 9:00am to 5:00pm.
All images by Kawa Inn unless otherwise stated
How to Get There
Antique is accessible from major cities of the country through Iloilo City, from where buses leave for San Jose, the province's capital town. Travel time is approximately 2 hours.
From Manila, you can fly to Iloilo (estimated cost of Php3,000++, round trip, one hour). From Iloilo Airport, you can hail a cab and ask to be dropped off at your destination.