10 Beach Rentals Near Manila for Your Next Weekend Getaway
Get away from the crowd at these private villas.
(SPOT.ph) 2020 has been a whirlwind of a year, and with most of us staying at home, it has been quite a while since we last headed to the beach. If you’ve been itching to feel the sand between your toes and hear the crashing of the waves while still being able to maintain distance from the crowd, there are a number of beachfront villas where you can enjoy privacy with your family. Just book in advance, make sure you’re COVID-free, and get ready for a weekend getaway.
Check out these beach rentals that are perfect for the whole family:
An Ocean View to Die For
Anilao, Mabini, Batangas
Rates start at P12,000 (eight pax)
The listing name gives it away. This beach house is right in front of a reef that's just one of the many renowned diving sites in Anilao. It's perched on a cliff, which means you get to wake up every morning with a sweeping view of Balayan Bay. WiFi and television signals can be a bit spotty, but that just gives you all the reason to explore the great outdoors instead of sitting on a couch the whole day.
Casita Beachfront Staycation
Rates start at P9,450 (eight pax)
Reopened in August, Casita lets you enjoy an idyllic weekend by the beach. It features a spacious garden where you can watch the sunset, a pool that's perfect for night swimming, and a fully functional kitchen for when you want to cook meals for the family.
West Sahara Beach House
Rates start at P12,000 (12 pax)
West Sahara Beach House lets you rent a whole private resort with two air-conditioned rooms, one nipa hut, and one cabana. You can even pitch tents if you want to rough it out. The property also has volleyball nets, grilling area, and—of course—karaoke to complete that beach getaway.
Zambales Beach House
San Antonio, Zambales
Rates start at P10,000 (eight pax)
The White House boasts floor-to-ceiling glass walls, which give you front-row seats to Zambales' coast as soon as you wake up. It has sleek interiors, an open kitchen with a lava rock barbecue area, and a garden with a swimming pool. The Airbnb has two bedrooms, one of which has a king-sized bed with a glass-walled toilet and bath.
Paradise Cove Beach Condo
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo, Zambales
Rates start at P11,500 (six pax)
Paradise Cove Beach Condo faces the clear waters of Triboa Bay, which has access to a marine sanctuary and dense forests. The beach house has two bedrooms on the second floor and living area with sofa beds on the ground floor. There's also a loft with more beds. It has a functional kitchen, a private garden with tables and chairs, and a hammock in a tropical garden where you can relax.
Private Beach House
Rates start at P15,000 (16 pax)
This two-storey beach house has four bedrooms for a maximum of 20 guests. It's a good jumpoff point for island-hopping or you can stay and enjoy an afternoon of snorkeling. There's also a pawikan conservation center you can visit nearby and learn more about the wonders of the local sea turtle.
The Resthouse Laiya
Laiya, San Juan, Batangas
Rates start at P22,000 (eight pax)
This private estate boasts nine hectares of beachfront property with patches of green, cabanas with mattresses, and a long stretch of white-sand beach. The main house takes advantage of natural light and ocean breeze with its glass walls and louvre windows.
Villa Amin Polo
Rates start at P18,000 (10 pax)
Want easy access to a private beach? Check out Villa Amin Polo's four-bedroom villa, which is a four-minute drive or an eight-minute walk to Kwebang Lampas. The said beach is known for its rock formation created by the crashing of the waves over time. After a fun day at the beach, you can go back to the villa, whip up a feast with their large barbecue grill and enjoy your meal with the lagoon as your view.
Rates start at P25,000 (12 pax)
Villa Keila's main attraction is the infinity pool that overlooks the ocean. But if you'd rather enjoy the sun and sand, the beach strip is just a few steps away. The bungalow has three bedrooms, including a loft with a couple of mattresses; a billiard table; and a balcony with a daybed for when you just want to enjoy a view of the sunset.
Best Beach & Scuba Diving Manila
Rates start at P7,695 (six pax)
As the name implies, you can go for a dive when you book this beach villa. You can go snorkeling right in front of the property, too, or try other water sports during your stay! But if that's not your thing, you can just chill at take in the view of Caban and Maricaban Islands from the master bedroom's deck. The house has three bedrooms and a staff to help you out during your stay.