10 Vacation Spots Near Manila for Your Next Reunion
Heading out with a big group? No problem!
(SPOT.ph) Long holidays are the perfect time for reunions with family and friends. People come home from abroad, vacations are extended, and you can finally sit back, relax, and drink the day away with people you love. But it can get a little bit stressful when you’re a big group looking for a place that can accommodate everyone.
We round up private bed-and-breakfasts and resorts that not only fit 10 people and more
Zambawood Boutique Resort
Fernandez Compound, Purok 1B, San Narciso, Zambales
Rates start at P49,000 for 10 pax
Zambawood started out as a sanctuary for owner Rachel Harrison's son
Windsor Vacation House
Windsor Heights Tagaytay, Tagaytay - Sta. Rosa Road, Tagaytay, Cavite
Rates start at P10,000 for 10 pax
This American-style vacation house has a maximum capacity of 12 people. One of the rooms, which is specially designed for kids, has bright-colored wallpapers and dreamy murals. Overnight fee includes
Overlooking Tagaytay Chalet
Talisay Road, Tagaytay, Cavite
Rates start at P10,890 for 10 pax
An herbal garden, large windows, a fireplace, and trellis hanging by the pathway complete the rustic charm of Overlooking Tagaytay Chalet. Loud music and partying are discouraged in this Airbnb but these conditions just make it the perfect spot for a big group of friends who are looking for a quiet weekend getaway.
Barangay Tadlac, Alitagtag, Batangas
Rates start at P12,350 for 10 pax
Mertola's Villa sits amid rolling hills dotted with fruit trees like rambutan,
Awilihan Private Paradise Resort
Barangay Ambulong, Tanauan, Batangas
Rates start at P24,100 for 18 pax
Just a couple of hours’ drive away from Makati, Awilihan Resort is a convenient way to escape the Metro for a weekend. It has three air-conditioned bedrooms, each with toilet and bath so you don't have to worry about queuing up in the morning for a shower. There's a whole range of activities that your family or friends can enjoy—from a game of ping-pong to paddle-boarding, and of course, the ever-dependable
Block 9 Lot 14 Suha Street, Leisure Farms, Lemery, Batangas
Rates start at P12,000 for 10 pax
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Barangay Poblacion 1, Balete, Batangas
Rates start at P17,000 for 20 pax
Jardin Florencia is the brainchild of family matriarch Florencia Pison who designed the Asian-inspired house with the help of her artist friends. The 1,700-square-meter property has a small swimming pool, a bamboo pavilion for just chilling out in the afternoon, an outdoor grilling station, and a tree house where you can relive your childhood.
John's Hammock Vacation House
Bukal, Mendez, Cavite
Rates start at P10,500 for 16 pax
John's Hammock Vacation House has no strict rules and curfew so you can party the night away with friends when staying here. It features a spacious living room with a high ceiling, a loft that can fit a lot of beds, and a full-service bar where you can drink to your heart's delight. You can also ask your musically inclined buddies to strum a few notes using the guitars scattered all over the house. Pets are allowed so even your furbabies can join in on the fun.
Casa del Sol
3083 Halang-Dagatan Road, Purok 6, Halang, Amadeo, Cavite
Rates start at P20,000 for 20 pax
Your fellow millennial cousins would have a good time taking selfies in the Bohemian-inspired interiors of Casa del Sol. The spacious living room is filled with colorful bean bags while the large kitchen and dining room have industrial-rustic furnishings and old-school wood flooring. It has three bedrooms, each with queen-size beds and bunk beds to accommodate the whole clan.
132 Talisay Road, Tagaytay, Cavite
Rates start at P35,000 for 12 to 15 pax
With the picturesque views offered by Raffi's Way greeting you every morning, you wouldn't want to wake up anywhere else. It's perched on the hillside overlooking the Taal Volcano, a panorama you can best enjoy with this accommodation's floor-to-ceiling glass windows.