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Resorts near Manila to Satisfy Your Craving for a Quick Summer Getaway

Just a short drive from Manila, these beach resorts are surely worth your short while this summer!

By: Denisse Shawntel Tan | March 25, 2019

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These hotels and resorts will bring you closer to nature.


Anyone who dwells in the city knows that its noise, the hustle and bustle of the busy crowd, and the pollution is a stressful environment to live in. That’s why weekend breaks and staycations close to nature are great ways to replenish your tired body and soul. Being surrounded by lush greenery has impacts on our wellbeing; it is proven that nature helps us heal not only emotionally but also physically. But we’re always at a crossroads: finding decent resorts near Manila that are also close to nature has always been a tough task, not to mention the toll it takes to take time off and travel far.

That’s why we did the job for you! If you’re all about self-care and self-love take time to get in touch with nature at these hotels and resorts near Manila.


1. Mount Purro Nature Reserve

Where: Purok 5, Barangay Calawis, Antipolo City
Travel Time: Two hours from Manila
Prices/Price Range:
Day Tour (7:00PM to 5:00PM)
Adults PhP1,200 (weekends and holidays
Children PhP750 (weekends and holidays)
Adults PhP950 (weekdays)
Children PhP550 (weekdays)


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Mount Purro is an eco-park filled with relaxation and recreational activities.

Image: Mount Purro Nature Reserve

Just two hours away from Manila, Mount Purro Nature Reserve is a quick getaway in Antipolo. The site is popular for weekend breaks and team building exercises due to the adventurous activities it offers, such as hiking, trekking, swimming, camping, and ziplining. Because the nature reserve is just at the feet of Sierra Madre Mountain range, you can also meet the Dumagat tribe and learn how to cook using nothing but bamboo and wood. Meanwhile, kids can take on the obstacle course at the Nature Playscape. After engaging in these activities, you can also stay the night and rest in one of their comfy cottages. Mt. Purro also has an in-house restaurant which is more than ready to fill your stomach with tasty fares.



2. Cristina Villas Mountain Resort

Where: Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Taktak Road, Antipolo City
Travel Time: Two hours from Manila
Prices/Price Range:
Day Tour (7:00PM to 5:00PM)
Standard Hotel Room PhP3,500
Couple’s Room PhP4,000
Family Room PhP4,500
Standard Deluxe PhP3,800
Suite Room PhP5,000


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Nestled along the peaks of Antipolo, Cristina Villas is just a few minutes away from the city’s grand church.

Image: Cristina Villas Mountain Resort

Because of its location, Antipolo is home to numerous of mountain resorts. One of the popular spots is the Cristina Villas Mountain Resort. The Mediterranean-themed resort has over three adult swimming pools and one kiddie pool. Once you’re done swimming, you can stay over at any of the 22 rooms in the resort’s hotel, which provide a view of the Metro Manila skyline from the balconies. The resort also features the Cafe Cristina Bar and Resto, an in-house restaurant that offers hot and cold drinks, as well as rice meals. If you want to sweat off the calories from the restaurant’s sumptuous food, there’s also a gym in the vicinity. They also offer massage services, for those who want to be pampered.


3. Sonya’s Garden

Where: Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite
Travel Time: One to two hours
Prices:
PhP3,400 per person for one night at the Bed and Breakfast (weekends)
PhP3,000 per person for one night at the Bed and Breakfast (weekdays)


hotels

Sonya’s Garden is also a known wedding venue.

Image: Sonya’s Garden

In Tagaytay, there’s a little piece of heaven called Sonya’s Garden. The bed-and-breakfast has been around for 20 years, and it has been a go-to place for those who want a blissful retreat to nature. Upon entering the premises, Sonya Garden will greet you with its friendly staff and assorted plants and flowers. When you stay at Sonya’s Garden, you can relax at the garden spa through a massage, foot spa, or facial. While here, take a tour around the premises and appreciate the different kinds of colorful flowers. The towering trees and abundant shrubs add extra charm to the already enchanted gardens. Before you leave, visit their souvenir shop to bring home some fresh herbs.


4. Nurture Wellness Village

Where: Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim II West Cavite, Tagaytay
Travel Time: One to two hours
Prices/price range:
PhP12,500 Romantiko Package
PhP9,750 Magkasintahan Package
PhP10,500 Ulayaw Package
PhP20,000 Bakasyon Package
PhP15,000 Barkadahan Package
PhP17,000 Pamilya Package

Suites
PhP7,900 Ifugao Spa Suites
PhP6,200 Superior Garden View Rooms
PhP7,900 Deluxe Forest Views Rooms
PhP10,000 Family Rooms
PhP8,500 Family Glamping
PhP13,299 Team Glamping
PhP33,999 Reunion Glamping


resorts

Leave Nurture Wellness Village feeling rejuvenated.

Image: Nurture Wellness Village

Located at Tagaytay, Nurture Spa Village is a weekend retreat for those who both want to relax or go soul-searching. The breathtaking landscape of the village is comprised of cozy accommodations and beautiful surroundings. To lessen your stress, you can ask for massage services at the spa. Take your pampering to the next level by staying in their fancy and snug rooms. Glamping, which combines “glam” and “camping” for a unique outdoor experience, is also a great option if you want to be closer to nature. Each tent is fully furnished with amenities such as air condition, bonfire, common washroom, and running hot and cold water. You can also bring your pet along.



5. 8 Suites Tagaytay

Where: Lot 7, Iruhin Ridge View, Barangay Iruhin, Tagaytay
Travel Time: One hour and thirty minutes to two hours.
Prices:
PhP4,500 for two pax couple tent (weekday)
PhP5,500 for two pax couple tent (weekend)
PhP6,500 for four pax family/friends (weekday)
PhP7,500 for four pax family/friends (weekend)


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Glamping is for those who want to experience camping without sacrificing their comfort.

Image: 8 Suites Tagaytay

Also located in Tagaytay is 8 Suites’ Glamping site. Overlooking the Taal Lake, these luxurious glamping tents are suitable for solo and romantic getaways. Each tent is filled with comfortable beds and chic furnishings that are always Instagram-ready. Guests will also be given complimentary s’mores to fully enjoy the camping experience. Of course, guests can also ask for extra items to improve their stay such as extra pillows, additional lighting setup, flowers, cool box, and comforter with goose down linen.


Looking for more summer destinations close to nature? Find them when you visit Yoorekka!


So if you’re really in dire need of a break, then time shouldn’t be an issue. It’s just a matter of when, and who you’re bringing to your quick vacation with you!




resorts near manila

These hotels and resorts will bring you closer to nature.


Anyone who dwells in the city knows that its noise, the hustle and bustle of the busy crowd, and the pollution is a stressful environment to live in. That’s why weekend breaks and staycations close to nature are great ways to replenish your tired body and soul. Being surrounded by lush greenery has impacts on our wellbeing; it is proven that nature helps us heal not only emotionally but also physically. But we’re always at a crossroads: finding decent resorts near Manila that are also close to nature has always been a tough task, not to mention the toll it takes to take time off and travel far.

That’s why we did the job for you! If you’re all about self-care and self-love take time to get in touch with nature at these hotels and resorts near Manila.


1. Mount Purro Nature Reserve

Where: Purok 5, Barangay Calawis, Antipolo City
Travel Time: Two hours from Manila
Prices/Price Range:
Day Tour (7:00PM to 5:00PM)
Adults PhP1,200 (weekends and holidays
Children PhP750 (weekends and holidays)
Adults PhP950 (weekdays)
Children PhP550 (weekdays)


beach near manila

Mount Purro is an eco-park filled with relaxation and recreational activities.

Image: Mount Purro Nature Reserve

Just two hours away from Manila, Mount Purro Nature Reserve is a quick getaway in Antipolo. The site is popular for weekend breaks and team building exercises due to the adventurous activities it offers, such as hiking, trekking, swimming, camping, and ziplining. Because the nature reserve is just at the feet of Sierra Madre Mountain range, you can also meet the Dumagat tribe and learn how to cook using nothing but bamboo and wood. Meanwhile, kids can take on the obstacle course at the Nature Playscape. After engaging in these activities, you can also stay the night and rest in one of their comfy cottages. Mt. Purro also has an in-house restaurant which is more than ready to fill your stomach with tasty fares.



2. Cristina Villas Mountain Resort

Where: Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Taktak Road, Antipolo City
Travel Time: Two hours from Manila
Prices/Price Range:
Day Tour (7:00PM to 5:00PM)
Standard Hotel Room PhP3,500
Couple’s Room PhP4,000
Family Room PhP4,500
Standard Deluxe PhP3,800
Suite Room PhP5,000


getaway near manila

Nestled along the peaks of Antipolo, Cristina Villas is just a few minutes away from the city’s grand church.

Image: Cristina Villas Mountain Resort

Because of its location, Antipolo is home to numerous of mountain resorts. One of the popular spots is the Cristina Villas Mountain Resort. The Mediterranean-themed resort has over three adult swimming pools and one kiddie pool. Once you’re done swimming, you can stay over at any of the 22 rooms in the resort’s hotel, which provide a view of the Metro Manila skyline from the balconies. The resort also features the Cafe Cristina Bar and Resto, an in-house restaurant that offers hot and cold drinks, as well as rice meals. If you want to sweat off the calories from the restaurant’s sumptuous food, there’s also a gym in the vicinity. They also offer massage services, for those who want to be pampered.


3. Sonya’s Garden

Where: Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite
Travel Time: One to two hours
Prices:
PhP3,400 per person for one night at the Bed and Breakfast (weekends)
PhP3,000 per person for one night at the Bed and Breakfast (weekdays)


hotels

Sonya’s Garden is also a known wedding venue.

Image: Sonya’s Garden

In Tagaytay, there’s a little piece of heaven called Sonya’s Garden. The bed-and-breakfast has been around for 20 years, and it has been a go-to place for those who want a blissful retreat to nature. Upon entering the premises, Sonya Garden will greet you with its friendly staff and assorted plants and flowers. When you stay at Sonya’s Garden, you can relax at the garden spa through a massage, foot spa, or facial. While here, take a tour around the premises and appreciate the different kinds of colorful flowers. The towering trees and abundant shrubs add extra charm to the already enchanted gardens. Before you leave, visit their souvenir shop to bring home some fresh herbs.


4. Nurture Wellness Village

Where: Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim II West Cavite, Tagaytay
Travel Time: One to two hours
Prices/price range:
PhP12,500 Romantiko Package
PhP9,750 Magkasintahan Package
PhP10,500 Ulayaw Package
PhP20,000 Bakasyon Package
PhP15,000 Barkadahan Package
PhP17,000 Pamilya Package

Suites
PhP7,900 Ifugao Spa Suites
PhP6,200 Superior Garden View Rooms
PhP7,900 Deluxe Forest Views Rooms
PhP10,000 Family Rooms
PhP8,500 Family Glamping
PhP13,299 Team Glamping
PhP33,999 Reunion Glamping


resorts

Leave Nurture Wellness Village feeling rejuvenated.

Image: Nurture Wellness Village

Located at Tagaytay, Nurture Spa Village is a weekend retreat for those who both want to relax or go soul-searching. The breathtaking landscape of the village is comprised of cozy accommodations and beautiful surroundings. To lessen your stress, you can ask for massage services at the spa. Take your pampering to the next level by staying in their fancy and snug rooms. Glamping, which combines “glam” and “camping” for a unique outdoor experience, is also a great option if you want to be closer to nature. Each tent is fully furnished with amenities such as air condition, bonfire, common washroom, and running hot and cold water. You can also bring your pet along.



5. 8 Suites Tagaytay

Where: Lot 7, Iruhin Ridge View, Barangay Iruhin, Tagaytay
Travel Time: One hour and thirty minutes to two hours.
Prices:
PhP4,500 for two pax couple tent (weekday)
PhP5,500 for two pax couple tent (weekend)
PhP6,500 for four pax family/friends (weekday)
PhP7,500 for four pax family/friends (weekend)


batangas beach

Glamping is for those who want to experience camping without sacrificing their comfort.

Image: 8 Suites Tagaytay

Also located in Tagaytay is 8 Suites’ Glamping site. Overlooking the Taal Lake, these luxurious glamping tents are suitable for solo and romantic getaways. Each tent is filled with comfortable beds and chic furnishings that are always Instagram-ready. Guests will also be given complimentary s’mores to fully enjoy the camping experience. Of course, guests can also ask for extra items to improve their stay such as extra pillows, additional lighting setup, flowers, cool box, and comforter with goose down linen.


Looking for more summer destinations close to nature? Find them when you visit Yoorekka!


So if you’re really in dire need of a break, then time shouldn’t be an issue. It’s just a matter of when, and who you’re bringing to your quick vacation with you!




author

Denisse Shawntel Tan is a twenty-something who is still searching for her place in the adult world. To keep her sane from the city’s traffic, she makes art and paints with words. A self-confessed DIY addict and audiophile, you can find her making random stuff from Pinterest while listening to her 90s playlist. To get her attention, tell her that you can make sushi.

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