A safe haven just minutes away as Ascent partners with The Farm at San Benito

Updated: Nov 25, 2020


Helicopter flying over The Farm at San Benito

Ascent, Asia’s on-demand helicopter service that enables people to travel in a crowd-free and controlled environment, today announced their partnership with eco-luxury holistic medical wellness resort The Farm at San Benito. Guests of The Farm at San Benito are now only minutes away from their transformative medical wellness journey by flying in and out of the resort via Ascent, directly to or from activity hubs such as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and the Clark International Airport, seamlessly and efficiently.


The COVID-free healing sanctuary is among one of the top destinations for local and international travelers and tourists alike. Through this partnership, customers can expect relaxation from the get-go, as soon as they take off. Together with Ascent, the partnership aims to elevate customers’ wellness experiences, by avoiding crowds, skipping the traffic and other ground transport complexities. With Ascent, passengers fly on curated aircraft from best-in class air operators, stringent COVID-19 related safety protocols such as enhanced aircraft cleaning and frequent health checks on crew.


For international travellers, The Farm at San Benito is now only 25 minutes away from NAIA. Upon arriving at the International Airport, customers can now be directly shuttled to Ascent’s dedicated private facilities before flying off seamlessly to the resort. The service also includes complimentary transfers to and from the airport terminals. “With this partnership, your wellness journey now starts with safe, seamless and unique flight experience” says Darren T’ng, co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Ascent. “Guests of The Farm at San Benito can now easily access helicopter rides through Ascent. These rides follow strict safety and sanitation protocols in addition to saving up to 85% of guests’ time on the road, essentially forming a safe travel bubble to and from The Farm.


Preet Singh, General Manager of The Farm at San Benito adds, “In line with our continued focus on holistic wellness, customer experience and safety, our aim is to provide our guests with a bespoke experience that starts even from the journey to and from The Farm. With Ascent, our guests can relax for the rest of their trip by avoiding crowds and wait times in traffic as they embark on their wellness journey.


The wellness escape starts from 23,900 PHP per seat or 75,000 PHP for a privately chartered helicopter that fits 4 passengers. In addition, passengers of Ascent are eligible for preferential rates of up to 20% for stays in The Farm at San Benito, creating an elevated experience starting with an airport transfer to The Farm at San Benito and award winning accommodations that come with an infinity pool and a private garden, perfect for couples and small families looking for a safe haven to experience elevated wellness.


The Farm at San Benito, has been consistent with giving its customers the unparalleled, life-changing journey they deserve. Through this partnership with Ascent, The Farm at San Benito stays true to its promise of providing its guests more opportunities to safely and seamlessly enhance their journey towards holistic medical wellness. With Ascent, passengers fly on fuel-efficient helicopters operated by carefully curated best-in-class operators such as INAEC Aviation Corporation in the Philippines. Air operator partners of Ascent have unrivalled safety track records, abide strictly to stringent international operational standards, and are audited internationally to ensure the highest levels of safety and reliability.

About Ascent

Ascent is Asia’s first technology-powered air mobility service. It is an on-demand helicopter service designed to make cities more connected by moving people safely, seamlessly and affordably by air, using turbine single and twin engine helicopters, from Airbus, Bell and Leonardo. Ascent operates between more than 15 activity hubs including international airports, central business districts, and popular leisure destinations. Users can complement their journey by availing of value-added services including luggage transport, first and last-mile ground transport amongst other services. In addition, passengers fly on curated aircraft in accordance to COVID-19 related safety protocols such as enhanced aircraft cleaning and frequent health checks on crew.


With Ascent, passengers regain control of their time, and move in safe, crowd-free and controlled environments, with flights operated by best-in-class operators such as INAEC Aviation Corp in the Philippines, Advance Aviation and SFS Aviation in Thailand, ensuring the highest operational and safety standards. Ascent is committed to Climate Neutrality and is endorsed by the Department of Transportation and Department of Tourism in the Philippines.


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About The Farm at San Benito

The Farm at San Benito, a proud member of CG Hospitality, is an eco-luxury holistic medical wellness resort located in Lipa, Batangas, a 90-minute drive south of Manila, Philippines. It rests on 48 hectares of lush green jungle, with a stunning view of the majestic mountains, pure and fresh air with clear and positive life-giving energy radiating around the property. Its world-class facilities and services have made it a recipient of 60 prestigious accolades, including 'Best Medical Wellness Resort in the World.'

The multi-awarded medical resort promotes holistic wellness through carefully planned and conducted programs by licensed medical professionals, spa therapists, nutritionists, and living food experts, fitness coaches, and yoga teachers. The Farm specializes in preventing and addressing some of the most alarming and prevalent lifestyle illnesses in today's society through detoxification, weight management, diabetes prevention, heart health, and stress management, among others. With 41 exclusive suites and villas, a well-maintained property, world-class service, and the Filipinos' nurturing touch, The Farm offers guests unparalleled life-changing holiday experience. Visit www.thefarmatsanbenito.com.

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