Fun Places to Stay in Batangas If You're Bored of the Usual
You can go to a glamping site or visit a private farmhouse.
(SPOT.ph) We know, we know: It's just Monday but we're already thinking of getting away from it all. If you don't want to go too far, there are places like Batangas where you could go on impromptu weekend getaways, tahnks to its proximity to Metro Manila. It has private coves, white-sand beaches, and luxurious resorts where you can check in for a breather after a busy work week—or basically anytime you're free and want a change of scenery.
Check out these cool resorts for a fun weekend in Batangas:
Barangay Ping-as, Alitagtag, Batangas
Rates start at P13,500 (for four people)
Noni's Resort in Alitagtag, Batangas may have been welcoming guests for almost a decade now, but it has always kept things fresh with upgrades in its facilities. In 2018, they opened cool glamping villas that have breathtaking views of Taal Volcano and Mt. Makulot. Talisay Cabins, as they are called, feature a fully air-conditioned room, private toilet and bath, one queen-sized and one double bed, seating area, private pool, solo firepit, and a patio with dining area.
Rates start at P6,000
Domescape in Nasugbu, Batangas combines sci-fi-looking geodesic domes with plush beddings. All domes come with air-conditioning, a mini-fridge, kettle heaters, microwave oven, humidifier and a private natural swimming pool beside the dome. One of the domes in the property is spacious enough—it can fit six people and even has a private loft for more space.
Sta. Cruz, Alitagtag, Batangas
Rates start at P18,000
Ataalaya Farmhouse provides front-row seats to a majestic view of Taal Lake, the volcano island, and Mt. Maculot. You can rent the whole house for P18,000 or just a queen bedroom for P6,800. The main house features a second-floor veranda, which is perfect for lounging around in the afternoons; while the surrounding gardens make for a good outdoor-dining setting.
Lilom Resort and Gallery Café
Rates start at P3,000 per head
This family-owned resort opened to the public in 2012, and is known to accommodate divers who want to check out the underwater sites that Batangas is popular for. It features no-frills accommodations: Their nipa huts have no television or WiFi, making sure that you have a quiet weekend with just you and the beach.