Vacation Spots to Visit In and Outside Manila During The Holidays
For your next vacation trip, there are plenty of lovely, nearby locations inside and outside the city that you can visit
The holiday season is officially upon us, which means that it is again time to start planning your next trip alone or with your loved ones. If you want to do something new during the holidays this year, why not check out these gorgeous resorts inside and outside of the city? We are sure that wherever you go, you are bound to have a wonderful and relaxing time!
WITHIN METRO MANILA
The first of its kind to open in Bonifacio Global City, F1 Hotel can guarantee a pleasurable stay for you, whether you are a solo traveller or planning on spending some quality family time. The hotel offers amenities such as swimming pools and a spa, and if you’re in the mood for a little bit of exploring, F1 Hotel’s location in the heart of the bustling metropolis—close to several high-end shopping and dining locations—will prove to be truly advantageous.
Location: 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
Art lovers will surely appreciate and enjoy in this unconventional, stylish hotel in Makati. From the name itself, the hotel takes inspiration from the noted artist Pablo Picasso, from its exteriors to the design of each room. Aside from restaurants, a wellness center, and a salon, the hotel also features its own in-house gallery called Altro Mondo Gallery, which is home to remarkable artworks both by local and international artists.
Location: 119 L.P. Leviste St. Salcedo Village, Makati City
The Manila Hotel
If you want to use your time off to experience the Old World charm of the city, then The Manila Hotel is the place for you. Built in the late 19th century, this hotel has been home to several noted figures of history. It features distinctly Filipino-inspired interiors and several luxurious amenities, like Café Ilang-Ilang, which offers extensive buffet meals; the Champagne Room, a well-known venue for glamorous and opulent celebrations; and the English pub-inspired Tap Room.
Location: One Rizal Park, Manila
OUTSIDE METRO MANILA
Sirom Beach House
Sirom Beach House prides itself in being the first and only premium resort in Pangasinan. Nestled in Tambobong Beach, this resort offers the perfect place to just rest and be one with nature. Aside from relaxing, you can also try out snorkelling and paddle boarding, or even collaborate with the resort to organize activities like having a picnic in the nearby Colibra Island, or exploring Cabacungan Cove, or taking a drive to visit the ‘Death Pool’ in Cabongaoan Beach.
Location: Tambobong Beach, Dasol, Pangasinan
The Farm at San Benito
There’s no other place to truly feel one with nature than in The Farm at San Benito, which is considered one of the top health and wellness resorts worldwide. The resort boasts of spacious and lush greenery, and offers activities and services that will truly have a wonderful impact on your health. Visit Alive! Restaurant for delicious vegan dishes made of organic ingredients. Join a yoga class. Take a walk to the gorgeous spots all over the area. Or simply relax in the comfort of your own private villa, and feel the stress of life melt away.
Location: 119 Barangay Tipakan 4217 Lipa City, Batangas
Casitas De Victoria
Right between the Punta Fuego Peninsula and Tali Beach is Casitas De Victoria, a sprawling family-owned resort. All the rooms in the resort offer breathtaking views, and you can also take advantage of the 25-meter infinity pool there. For your meal, you can go to The Victoria Pavilion, which serves dishes made of organic ingredients straight from Lolo Doc’s Farm, which is adjacent to the pool. Whether you’re alone or with family and friends, you will surely have a great time at Casitas De Victoria.
Location: Punta Fuego Road, Balaytigue, Nasugbu, Batangas
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