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5 Relaxing Rest Houses in the Philippines

Here are five more out-of-town homes that you should check out


Although the recent bouts of rain may make us feel otherwise, summer is still in full swing. Don't let the drizzle stop you from enjoying the beauty of this season! 

If you can't take a break from work just yet or you simply want to find more ideas for your own space, here are five peaceful and soothing rest houses in the Philippines. May these vacation homes help fill your home (and your life!) with sunshine and good cheer.

A Three-Storey Home in Tagaytay

Husband-and-wife design team Fidel and Kathleen Henares built a three-storey home for siblings Tracy and Vincent Go. Natural materials like wood and stone add warmth to the modern contemporary style of the property.

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A Rustic Weekend Home in Lipa City

Traditional Filipino details like colored glass panels on the doors and the intricate callados on the balcony add to the charm of this rest house in Batangas.

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A Rustic Home and Art Gallery in Dumaguete City

Sculptor and furniture designer Karl Aguila's family and friends are treated to breathtaking views of Tambobo Bay and Apo Island. More than the picturesque sights, they can also appreciate the well-designed property and the intricate style of the furniture and decor.

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A 1600sqm Modern Country Rest Home in Tagaytay

For this Tagaytay home, interior designer Chris Umali chose a light color palette and country-inspired details. 

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A Minimalist Industrial Home in Bacolod

While most rest houses have a tropical resort-like feel, this particular home in Bacolod has a minimalist feel. In designing this space, architect Bernie Sason drew inspiration from Japanese architecture.

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