Archive for April 2017

PARADISO RITO A Waterfront Oasis Rises in Anilao (Mabini) Batangas

PARADISE.LIVE.LOVE.CONNECT.HERE. Paradiso Rito, though a property not boasting in scale, is a development skilfully crafted in a piece of land that is a bit over a quarter of a hectare in a size. And this, is where the genius of this new waterfront oasis lie. A brainchild of two people worlds apart in so many…

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Paradiso Rito’s Dive Guru – Bobby Manas

It could be said that fate brought them together. Charlie, who was looking for a dive instructor, spotted and approached a man with pepper-gray hair wearing a t-shirt with a conspicuous dive flag printed on it, while waiting in line in a bank. Although, this man already had concrete plans of retiring, the ever-convincing Charlie…

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My First Diving Experience Here at Paradiso Rito

Anxious.Wondered.Thrilled.Ecstatic. These are the words that describe what I felt before trying out Scuba diving. It is something you really have to experience for yourself to truly grasp the feeling. There is no substitute for experiencing the feeling firsthand. After taking up the pool session at Paradiso Rito with my resident dive instructors, Bobby Manas…

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The Symbolist That Is Fil Delacruz

When Fil Delacruz, one of the country’s highly respected and established artists and good friend of Charlie, saw the raw property where Paradiso Rito is to be, he saw pages of an unwritten book waiting to be filled. A blank canvas waiting to be painted on. But what he saw was no ordinary story, no…

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The Maker And His Dream

But, if there is one person who could outshine Peter’s enthusiasm for this unique venture, it could only be Charlie Gamboa, a property developer and social awareness advocate who completes the Paradiso Rito pair. Charlie and Peter’s bond is probably just as strong and interesting as Peter’s Alabang home which Charlie constructed. Their first collaboration…

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The Business Maven

The fairly young “Old Irish Blessing” of the Paradiso Rito duo, Peter Marrs, is an avid art-collector and ae rather unassuming IT professional holding the position of Senior Vice President for Dell EMC. Though a Boston native with Gaelic roots, Peter has lived in Asia for a good fourteen years and has spent more than…

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