If the holidays—with their heavy rotation of family reunions, liquor-soaked parties, overflowing buffet tables, and late nights—have you wiped out, then it’s time to take care of yourself! The new year is the perfect opportunity to take a breath and recharge. And what better way to do it than by indulging in a relaxing mini-vacay someplace scenic and close enough to home. To help you plan your post-holiday getaway, here are some of our favorite spots in Batangas.
Club Balai Isabel
Location: Talisay, 4220 Batangas
Enjoy the calm waters of Taal Lake when you book a stay at this all-inclusive accommodation right on the water. Not only does Club Balai Isabel boast a private beach, multiple pools, and impressive guest rooms (some of which have their own romantic balconies)—but it also offers its guests one of the most beautiful sunsets you can get without having to go to the sea.Continue reading below ↓
Location: Barangay Balaytigue, Peninsula Avenue, Nasugbu
One of the most luxe resorts in the province, Punta Fuego is tucked away in the jagged coastline of Nasugbu. The “hidden” location makes it both pristine and private. Only two and a half hours away from Manila, this modern Mediterranean-inspired resort is the perfect place for a quick getaway. Here, you'll enjoy nature without giving up any of the five-star facilities that make a vacation truly indulgent. That is, if you can manage to peel yourself off their plush beds.Continue reading below ↓Recommended Videos
The Farm at San Benito
Location: 119 Barangay Tipakan, Lipa City
One of the top wellness destinations in the world, The Farm at San Benito not only offers gorgeous suites and villas with views of the stunning mountains, but it also offers holistic treatments, aesthetic programs, and vegan cuisine to help you achieve peace, positivity, and good health.Continue reading below ↓
Cintai Corito’s Garden
Location: Sitio Pandayan, Leviste Hwy, Balete
This Balinese-inspired resort is the ideal sanctuary for those in search of serenity. Nestled among gardens peppered with Indonesian details, the accommodations make you feel both far from home and right at home all at once.
Paradores Del Castillo
Location: Calle H. del Castillo, Taal
Step back into history when you stay at this boutique bed and breakfast in Taal’s heritage neighborhood. This renovated Spanish-era colonial home has all the darling details we love about old mansions, including capiz windows, sprawling balconies, hardwood floors, and four-poster beds. Come here for a romantic getaway, or make it part of a day trip to Taal Town—its premises are open to the public during business hours.Continue reading below ↓
Location: Bauan, Mabini Rd, Mabini
Taking inspiration from the iconic blue and white architecture of Santorini, this cascading resort offers rooms, villas, a spa, and more. Here, you will get to enjoy the world-renowned diving and snorkeling experiences of Anilao, while also enjoying the family-friendly facilities that the resort has to offer.
Location: Barangay Sta. Ana, Calatagan
For a dreamy getaway, rent out one of the roomy accommodations at Stilts Calatagan. At this beach resort, you will get to unwind while hearing the gentle lapping of the sea. And if you stay in one of their instantly recognizable floating cottages, you can even get to the water right from your room. In addition to the unique accommodations, this resort offers fun activities, including kayaking, snorkeling, diving, eco-tours, and more.Continue reading below ↓
Klub Kota Keluarga
Location: Sitio Napayong, San Juan
Beach lovers will enjoy this newly developed resort in San Juan, Batangas. Getting here requires a bit of a drive through dark dirt roads that steep sharply from mountain to shore—but it’s worth it. This is the place to go if you want to unplug and enjoy soft sand, wildlife, and a refreshing sea breeze.
Laiya White Cove
Location: 112 Brgy. Laiya Aplaya, San Juan
For a classic Filipino beach experience, Laiya White Cove has everything you need. They offer outdoor beach huts, picnic grounds, an al fresco restaurant, karaoke, beach volleyball, water activities, and more. Come here to party seaside with friends, to enjoy a romantic getaway with a loved one, or to spend some solo time with mother nature. Whatever your hoping to get out of a beach vacation, this resort has got you covered.Continue reading below ↓
Batangas Country Club
Location: Bolbok Rd, Barangay Santa Rita
Batangas doesn't just offer gorgeous coasts and stunning views of Taal Lake—its countryside is also breathtaking. To experience the lush landscape of the province, as well as the trademark Batangueño hospitality, stay at this all-inclusive resort. Here, you'll get to enjoy being amidst century-old trees as you dip in the cool pools or stroll through the romantic gardens. Plus, the rooms and common spaces have that old-time hotel elegance that is hard to come by!
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