Romantic Getaway in the Philippines
Looking forward this coming Valentine’s Day? With that date falling on a weekend, it is of course a good reason for us to look for places in the country that is free from clutter. So we thought of listing down some good destinations that you could choose from and make that day filled with hearts more special and memorable.
For the romantics out there, here are few suggestions to spend your sweet sojourn.
Popularly called the “Land of the Insulars,” Batanes is made up of three major islands, Batang, Sabtang, and Itbayat, and seven islets. It is best known for its stunning landscapes and rugged seascapes.
Bella Rocca (Marinduque)
With its white Santorini-inspired architecture on rolling terrain in an island with the blue sky above and the pristine water below, Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa offers a fantastic experience unlike any other place in the Philippines and across South-East Asia.
Nurture Spa (Tagaytay)
A pioneer in the Philippine spa industry, Nurture Wellness Village (formerly known as Nurture Tropical Spa & Café) is a Department of Tourism accredited destination spa. Nurture was founded in 2001 and is located in Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim West 2, Tagaytay City. Tagaytay City is known for its cool climate all year round and is easily accessible from Manila through public and private transport.
With spa and wellness therapies inspired by Asian and Filipino healing traditions, Nurture was created to provide its guests with the Nurture Experience: a blissful combination of authentic Filipino nurturing, healing and pampering at its best.
Sumilon Island (Cebu)
Sumilon is a small island in the southern region of Cebu now a sister resort of Maribago Bluewaters at Mactan. Its name originates from the Cebuano word nisilong, which means “to seek refuge.” In perilous weather, fishermen would dock on the island for temporary shelter. The island was also a refuge for Filipinos during the Japanese occupation.
El Nido (Palawan)
It is a first class municipality and managed resource protected area in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about 420 kilometres (260 mi) southwest ofManila, and about 238 kilometres (148 mi) northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital. According to CNNGo, it is the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines for its “extraordinary natural splendor and ecosystem.
Villa Escudero (Quezon)
Villa Escudero Plantations is 800 hectares (2,000 acres) of working coconut plantation and hacienda located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the city of San Pablo, Laguna province on the border with Quezon province in the Philippines. Since 1981, the plantation has opened its doors as a resort offering village tours, museum tour, food and accommodations. It has developed a worldwide reputation as a focal point to experience Philippine culture and history in a beautiful rural setting
Sources: Google Photos, Wikipedia