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DMCI Homes' leisure brand launches eco-agri condotel near Baguio City

Moncello Crest | May 29, 2024

dmci-homes-leisure-brand-launches-eco-agri-condotel-near-baguio-city-1716972563600 A first in Tuba, Benguet, Moncello Crest houses best-in-class amenities and facilities, all meticulously curated to deliver a country club-like atmosphere. (Artist’s illustration)

DMCI Homes Leisure Residences, the leisure brand of Quadruple A developer DMCI Homes, is expanding its footprint in northern Luzon following the success of its Solmera Coast property in San Juan, Batangas.

The company has recently launched Moncello Crest, a new residential resort project located in the municipality of Tuba in Benguet.

Moncello Crest is strategically situated just a few minutes' drive from Baguio City, offering residents and investors the cool, refreshing climate of the upland region. 

This new development promises to be a haven for those seeking both a vacation home and a lucrative investment opportunity.

A home away from home

Moncello Crest weds sophistication and comfort in its layout and design. Its name draws from montel, an Italian word for mountain, and the Spanish word ariceli referring to an “altar in the sky.”

dmci-homes-leisure-brand-launches-eco-agri-condotel-near-baguio-city-1716972635589 More than pleasing the eyes, the water features nurture the natural balance, ensuring that Moncello Crest thrives in harmony with its surroundings. (Artist’s illustration of the water garden)

Moncello Crest features magnificent views of Benguet’s mountains and a beautiful sunset that’s bound to calm the mind and heart. Stunning flora and fauna surround the property to make it a serene sanctuary. 

Moncello Crest is designed as a mountain resort, complete with amenities like a heated outdoor jacuzzi and fire pits for guests to keep warm amid Benguet’s chill. The complex will host an all-day dining restaurant, café, a game room, a spa, gym, multi-purpose athletics play area, and daycare center, as well as a convention center to host large events. 

A spacious roof deck offers a place for visitors to unwind while admiring the stunning Benguet horizon. 

Inside, Moncello Crest will feature Filipino décor and structures for a culturally immersive experience, with concept design provided by Aedas, a globally renowned architecture firm.

Promising investment

Prospective property buyers will find Moncello Crest worthy of their investment. The condotel provides a good opportunity for individuals to secure a vacation home that doubles as a source of income. 

dmci-homes-leisure-brand-launches-eco-agri-condotel-near-baguio-city-1716972785167 Guests can stay warm by the fire pits amid Benguet's chill.(Artist’s illustration of the fire pit)

Under Moncello Crest’s individual rental pool program, property owners can leave their units under the management of a hotel operator to earn rental profits. The units will continue to be owned by its buyers, who in turn get 30% of rental revenues. Assuming a 35% occupancy rate for the property, unit owners at Moncello Crest may earn about P16,300 monthly from a 35-square meter (sq.m.) studio unit and about P42,700 for two-bedroom units according to projections. 

Property owners have the option to avail of the condotel rooms themselves under Leisure Plus, which is DMCI Homes Leisure Residences’ program for complimentary room nights. Unit owners are entitled to stay at Moncello Crest for at least 30 nights a year, depending on the size of their investment and their choice of room. They can also use their complimentary stays at Solmera Coast in San Juan, Batangas as well as in other DMCI Homes Leisure properties in the future. 

Investing at Moncello Crest gives owners the best of both worlds as they can earn from the property on most days and use the units for the occasional breather. Rooms at Moncello Crest will feature uniform furniture and fixtures to offer a relaxing hotel-like experience to visitors with cozy sofa beds and beds, balcony furniture, tables and lamps, and the like. 

Your next summer destination

Tuba, Benguet has emerged as a popular tourist destination given its proximity to Baguio City and its thriving agri-tourism industry. It provides a convenient and a more peaceful alternative for those looking to enjoy the Philippines’ Summer Capital with less noise, pollution, and traffic.

Moncello Crest is accessible via Marcos Highway and is within Barangay Poblacion. The property is just a 20-minute drive from Baguio’s tourist hotspots like Burnham Park, Camp John Hay, Session Road, and the Loakan Airport currently under rehabilitation. Notable schools in Baguio are within 15-20 minutes away as well, namely the University of the Philippines Baguio, University of Baguio, and the St. Louis University.

dmci-homes-leisure-brand-launches-eco-agri-condotel-near-baguio-city-1716972893907 Guests can immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the surroundings while relaxing on the elevated boardwalk. (Artist’s illustration of the elevated boardwalk)

Within Tuba, tourist attractions are aplenty as well. There’s the BenCab Museum which is 17 minutes away from the property, Tuba’s own hot spring resorts, as well as the Pan Ay-Ayaman Eco Park. Tuba is filled with agri-tourism parks and community farms that offer a new way of cultural immersion –– perfect for curious travelers. The “Bridal Veil” Falls, Aran Cave, and Ifugao Woodcarvers Village are likewise interesting sites to explore while staying in Moncello Crest. 

Investing in The Moncello Crest gives its owners a relaxing vacation home in northern Luzon that’s also a passive income stream. DMCI Homes’ track record of structural integrity and good after-sales program provides a level of comfort that your property is in good hands. Invest in Moncello Crest now!

DMCI Homes Leisure Residences is the new brand of Quadruple A developer DMCI Homes offering resort condotels in sought-after vacation destinations all over the country.  True to DMCI Homes’ brand of superior value, each DMCI Homes Leisure Residences property features best-in-class product and service features found in top-rated luxury resort properties, at price points that will delight value-discerning clientele.

To learn more about Moncello Crest, call (632) 5324-8888. News and other updates are also posted on the company’s official website and social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.


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