5 Vacation spots Near Metro Manila You Definitely Should Visit

Sinagtala Farm Resort and Adventure Park
photo from Sinagtala Farm Resort Facebook page

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—Summer in the country is always hot and humid. There’s no other way to beat the stress and the heat in the city than going on a short vacation to cool yourself down.

Sinagtala Farm Resort & Adventure Park

Just about two to three hours away from Metro Manila, Sinagtala Farm Resort is located at Barangay Orani in Bataan. Aside from a picturesque view of nature, the resort offers a beautiful infinity pool in front of it. They also offer outdoor activities such as zip line, sky bike, paintball, and much more.

Sinagtala Farm Resort and Adventure Park
photo from Sinagtala Farm Resort Facebook page

Reservation is required. Contact Sinagtala Farm Resort through 09988561664 or 09152559661.


La Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Make your vacation unforgettable in this Hispanic-inspired resort. La Casas Filipinas de Acuzar features cobblestone walkways and antique houses that will to take you back in time. They offer walking heritage tours around the resort as well as sumptuous food for hungry travelers. You can also choose to relax and swim at the beach to beat the summer heat.

La Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
photo from La Casas Filipinas de Acuzar website

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Brgy. Ibaba, Bagac, Bataan
2107, Philippines

Landline: (+632) 332-5286 (+632) 877-4501 (+632) 332-5338 (+632) 355-3032
Mobile: 0917-872-9361
Front Desk Mobile: 0917-537-8418 (Sundays & Holidays only)

E-mail addresses:


Ivory Beach 

Batangas is known for its many beaches. Anyone will easily fall in love with one of their beautiful sandy treasures. Ivory Beach offers a budget-friendly place for backpackers. You can camp out by the sea and enjoy a bonfire at night. In the morning, you can go for a refreshing dip while taking in the view of the West Philippine Sea.

Ivory Beach
photo from: lindonleemaquidato.com

Located at Bagong Silang, Calatagan, Batangas

Contact: Teodoro Mendoza – 0921-5549163

or visit their government website here


Layag Layag Beach

If you’re looking for a white sand beach that’s nearby, then Layag Layag is for you. Only three hours away from the Metro, this stunning beach remains beautiful without any man-made development. It is perfect for budget-conscious travelers who like to make the most out of every penny. The water is clear, and there are areas where you can enjoy cliff diving.

Layag Layag Beach
photo from Layag Layag Beach Facebook page

For inquiries, contact Mr. Casiano Limboc at 09398638839 or 09759075527. You may also visit their Facebook page here.


Silanguin Cove

This newly discovered virgin island in the province of Zambales boasts of its beautiful and clean beach. It also offers shallower waters and friendlier waves compared to the other surrounding islands. The light-grey sand makes it picture perfect. Staying on the island wouldn’t cost you much, and you will be rewarded with a peaceful getaway from the regular crowds.

Silanguin Cove
photo from Silanguin Cove Facebook page

You may check out their Facebook page here for more questions.


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