Wednesday, August 17, 2011

4 Great Weekend Getaways near Metro Manila

For most of us, weekends are really something to look forward to. Forget about the stress and strife of living in the city, have yourself some time to rejuvenate and relax away from what you see every day. Plan a nice weekend getaway with your family and/or friends and enjoy the rest of your day offs. Whether you’re into something exciting, romantic, or relaxing; here are some of the places near Manila that you might like to visit this weekend:

1. Sonya’s Garden, Tagaytay


A natural charmer, this place is more than perfect for a day or two of wellness and rejuvenation. Spend some of your time at the soothing Sonya’s Sensuous Spa located inside the famous Sonya’s Garden. Choose from various European and Asian massages combined with modern techniques of trained masseuses. Aside from a very comforting massage, you might also want to try their delectable menu. Sonya’s Restaurant specializes on both Filipino and Continental cuisines that are perfect for everyone’s taste. They also have a panederia (bakery) wherein visitors can buy freshly-baked breads and cakes.
Stay over for the night at Sonya’s Bed and Breakfast cottages wherein comfort and the view of nature is at its best. With Tagaytay’s cool and balmy weather, you will surely feel renewed and collected the next day.

2. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, Bataan




Experience time-travelling when you’re in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar where historical houses and structures are put together in one brilliant place. It’s like being in a different era. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a place perfect for a weekend getaway with friends and family. Located in Bagac, Bataan, it is a three to four-hour scenic drive from Manila.

3. Club Balai Isabel, Batangas





Situated in the pleasant shores of Taal Lake in Talisay, Batangas, Club Balai Isabel is probably one of the best options for an all-in getaway near Manila. With the resort’s tranquil ambiance and picturesque view of the Taal Volcano, it’s no surprise everyone can enjoy this 10-hectare residential resort and club. Different activities such as kayaking, boat riding, swimming, banana boating, and jet skiing are just some of the fun activities you can do with your loved ones during your stay at the resort.  


Club Balai Isabel’s accommodations are great for family and /or friends looking for a holiday stay. Comforting rooms are available for small and large groups.

4. Hidden Valley Springs, Laguna





Hidden Valley Springs is a private resort located in Alaminos City, Laguna – a two-hour drive from Manila. The resort showcases a natural beauty that is home to untouched forests, giant ferns, waterfalls, and numbers of botanical plants and century-old trees. Spending your weekend here will surely be a delight. Stroll around with the quaint view of nature or just swim at the resort’s pools and spend quality time with your loved ones. Buffet lunch and tasty snacks are served daily. Guests who wish to stay overnight can rent the resort’s cluster cottages that are cozily designed to make each stay comfortable with nature. Nature lovers will surely be amazed of this natural wonder!

For exciting tour packages, call us at our U.S. toll-free number 1-866-2-MANILA or visit us at www.mangotours.com.





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