Summer season in the Philippines has officially started! While most of us are already planning our next getaway, some would prefer not to leave the metro. Come on, guys! Take advantage of this sizzling hot season to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Ahhh, don’t you want to enjoy the stunning views of nature while taking a refreshing dip? Take your pick from this list of luxurious resorts in the Philippines now and have the most smashing summer vacation ever!
1. Amorita Resort
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Situated on a limestone cliff in Panglao Island, Amorita Resort punctuates the vibrant landscape of the Bohol Sea. Imagine a high-class resort surrounded by luscious vegetation that creates a distinct island ambience you will not experience anywhere else. Amorita Resort truly provides its guests total comfort combined with luxury.
Rates start at ₱7,130 / night
2. Amarela Resort
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Another beautifully architectured resort in Panglao Island is Amarela Resort. It is a lush sanctuary that is set on a gentle slope with commanding panoramic views of the Bohol Sea. Recently conferred with the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Award, this resort guarantees relaxation through its eco-friendly amenities highlighting local art and celebrating the Boholano culture.
Rates start at ₱6,600 / night
3. The Bellevue Resort Bohol
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The Bellevue Resort Bohol provides you with a good perspective of the gorgeous Panglao Island. The resort’s strategic location opens you to a variety of unspoilt beaches and exciting adventures that can only be experienced in Panglao. The resort also features an infinity pool that lets you enjoy an invigorating dip while providing a feast for your eyes with the island’s picturesque landscape.
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Rates start at ₱8,500 / night
4. Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa
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Tucked away in the beautiful city of Puerto Princesa in Palawan, Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa gives you access to one of the New Seven Wonders of the World! Imagine yourself staying in a hotel which will provide you with a good glimpse of majestic mountain landscapes, rich jungles, and the stunning view of the West Philippine Sea.
Rates start at ₱4,262 / night
5. Camp Netanya Resort & Spa
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Is Santorini in your travel bucket list? You don’t have to book an expensive flight because Camp Netanya Resort & Spa will transport you there. Situated just a few hours away from Manila, Camp Netanya Resort and Spa is a Grecian-inspired accommodation in Anilao, Batangas. It is a resort by the sea which provides guests a perfect view of the stunning Anilao beach on one side and a lush greenery on the other.
Rates start at ₱6,595 / night
6. Escala Tagaytay
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Escala Tagaytay provides an escape from the bustling noise of the urban lifestyle and gives you access into a city bursting with life. Crafted for convenience, Escala’s rooms are equipped with a veranda that provides guests with a stunning view of the Taal Volcano.
Rates start at ₱4,000 / night
7. Club Balai Isabel
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Envision yourself waking up to the enchanting view of Taal with a refreshing sight of the surrounding greenery. If you love nature and enjoy the comfort of city living at the same time, head over to Club Balai Isabel. This is the place where nature perfectly meets urban lifestyle.
Rates start at ₱3,800/ night
8. The Lake Hotel Tagaytay
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The Lake Hotel Tagaytay is a Mediterranean-inspired hotel that is situated right on the slopes of the ridge overlooking Taal Lake. The hotel features an infinity pool with incredible views of the world’s smallest volcano and the picturesque landscape surrounding it.
Rates start at ₱4,300 / night
9. Club Tara Resort
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Favoured with undisturbed tranquillity and soul-delighting comforts, Club Tara Resort in Bucas Grande Island, Surigao del Norte, will bring you to a whole new level of convenience. Imagine yourself sleeping in a cabin perched on stilts immersed in water, giving you direct access to the Surigao sea. Oh, did I mention that there is a rich forest right behind the cottages?
Rates start at ₱4,550 / night
10. Kalinaw Restaurant Resort
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True to its name (Kalinaw means “peace” in Visayan language), Kalinaw Restaurant Resort offers a serene experience amidst the vibrant life in Siargao. The resort provides its guests a luxurious stay with their bungalow suites equipped with high-class amenities, surrounded by lush vegetation, and right in front of the Siargao waters.
Rates start at ₱9,900 / night
Convinced yet? This summer season, you can enjoy the best of both worlds -- the luxury that a high-class resort gives and the serenity that only nature can provide. Take a break from your busy life, stay at one of these resorts and enjoy what the world has to offer!