Staycations are always a good idea—you don’t need to go out of the country to relax and have fun. Here, we give you places you should definitely visit the next time you want to get a quick escape from the ~*real world*~.
The Picasso Hotel
Address: 119 L.P. Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati, 1227 (picassomakati.com)
Worth noting: This super chic boutique hotel is located in Salcedo Village, and is surrounded by some of the best restos in the city. The hotel also offers a shuttle to take you to nearby malls. Expect nothing but quality service from the super friendly staff, too.
Perfect for: Your next staycation with your SO.
Address: 3001 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay, 1305 Metro Manila (hoteljen.com)
Worth noting: Look forward to waking up bright and early to have breakfast at Latitude restaurant. The bacon is TDF, you guys! The hotel is located right across the Cultural Center of the Philippines and is just a five-minute walk away from restos that offer bayside view dining.
Perfect for: A sleepover with your favorite cousins.
Summit Hotel Magnolia
Address: Doña Hemady Street corner Aurora Boulevard, New Manila, Quezon City, 1111 Metro Manila (summithotels.ph)
Worth noting: Summit Hotel is directly connected to Robinson’s Magnolia shopping mall—you can totally shop for hours and then head back to your hotel room to recharge. Aside from their standard stylish rooms, the hotel also offers super fun themed suites that you and your friends can book for your next slumber party.
Perfect for: A ~*grownup*~ slumber party with your best girlfriends.
Address: Lot 46, Block 21, Phase 1A, San Lorenzo South, Santa Rosa, Laguna (facebook.com/madiesplace)
Worth noting: About an hour and half drive away from Manila, Madie’s Place is a quaint bed and breakfast that will make you feel right at home.
Perfect for: A weekend getaway with the siblings.
Tagaytay Wingate Manor
Address: Magallanes Drive, Barangay Maitim II West, Tagaytay, Cavite (wingatemanor.ph)
Worth noting: This bed and breakfast is tucked away from the busy streets of Tagaytay, making it the perfect place to rest and recharge. Plus, we’re told they offer free massages, too.
Perfect for: Your next chill barkada outing.
The Henry Manila
Address: 2680 FB Harrison Street Pasay City. (thehenryhotel.com)
Worth noting: A few minutes’ drive from SM Mall of Asia, this boutique hotel at the heart of the city was originally a residential structure repurposed into a hotel. Each space features a sun room perfect for afternoon tea and intimate conversations, while strategically placed pocket areas in the hotel grounds serve as nooks for writing, meditation, or reading a book. The tree-lined driveway and the garden are ideal for afternoon strolls.
Perfect for: A solo retreat to unwind after a stressful week. Or, a prenup shoot!
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