Itogon also has its own hot springs—collectively known as the 1300-level swimming pools—around which several small resorts were established. Compared to Asin, However, the resorts are smaller and have simpler amenities but are less crowded than those in Asin. Carlo Trese Resort is just one of the many resorts in the area, located on the riverside, with its cottages on the mountainside. You must cross the hanging bridge over the river to get here.
Like most Baguio tourist spots
, Carlo Trese has picnic cottages, kiddie pools with water slides, and adult-sized pools. Overnight accommodation is available and much cheaper and simpler than Asin. Entrance to the resort is only PhP50 per person, while tables can be rented for as low as PhP200.
June 2022 Update: Carlo Trese Resort is temporarily closed.
Whenever you make a trip to the City of Pines, consider going the road less traveled, combat the cold climate, and head straight towards these hot spring resorts in Benguet for a relaxing time!
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This article was initially published in Yoorekka on April 21, 2018.
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