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11 Group Getaways Perfect for the Whole Gang

by Danna Peña

There are few bonding experiences more special or memorable than a trip with family and friends.

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Although budgets may be tight and schedules may clash—making planning a tedious task—the shared memories you collect when you go on an adventure together will always be worth it. And today you're in luck, because we’ve gathered these exclusive, value-for-money deals that will bring you and your gang one step closer to that dream getaway.

Take your pick from these beautiful villas, resorts, and lodging spaces that are perfect for group bonding sessions that provide a break from the daily grind. Whether your crew is looking for a relaxing staycation or a sunny out-of-town trip, we’ve listed down all the best options for you, and at the best prices guaranteed!


1. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

History, art, and relaxation converge once you set foot in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, a highly sought-after heritage resort in Bataan. Gather your friends and family in this charming location and choose from an assortment of fun activities, such as heritage tours, dining, bike rentals, kite-flying, horseback riding, swimming, and many more! Book a Deluxe Suite for 6 and enjoy a complimentary heritage tour and a workshop tour. With its rich history and traditional Spanish-Filipino architecture, this picturesque place is the perfect setting for a magical stay.

Surround yourself with culture and art when you buy this deal for a Las Casas Family Deluxe Suite for 6 with Breakfast, ₱8,000 (from ₱10,400)

RELATED: 6 Fun Facts You Shouldn't Miss in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar


2. Cintai Corito’s Garden

If Bali is a plane ride too far away, Cintai Corito’s Garden has an equally stunning aesthetic that will fulfill your Balinese dreams—all within a road trip’s reach! Be transported to this exotic resort in Batangas and have a unique bonding session with your family or friends in its beautiful Garden Villa for 6 inclusive of breakfast. Lounge in the rustic, serene space, swim in any of their four pools, enjoy cocktails, go animal-watching, or call dibs on their awesome movie room.

Feel like you've been transported to Bali when you buy a stay at Cintai Corito's Garden Villa for Stay for 6 with Breakfast & More, ₱12,200 (from ₱16,500)


3. Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa

If privacy and relaxation are top priorities for your group getaway, a stay in Eskaya Resort’s luxurious 2-storey modern villa is the ideal pick for you and your party. Treat yourselves to gorgeous scenery, delicious beachfront meals, and rejuvenating spa treatments, plus gain access to a stunning infinity pool. But hurry! Our exclusive 70% off deal for 10 pax, inclusive of roundtrip transfers, is valid only until February 2019.

Go on the group vacation of your dreams when you get this deal for Eskaya's 3D/2N Family Villa for 10 with Breakfast & More, ₱140,000 (from ₱232,000)

RELATED: This 16-Hectare Resort is All About Filipino Luxury


4. Club Balai Isabel

Take a breath of fresh air in eco-friendly Club Balai Isabel, one of the country's few zero-carbon resorts. Book an Attic Stay for 10 with breakfast and a private veranda in this lush 14-hectare paradise where serenity, nature, and relaxation mix. It's also home to a dynamic aqua park, where you and your group can enjoy water slides, trampolines, and a human cannonball launcher. Perfect for groups craving a healthy mix of downtime and excitement!

Take your group on a fun-filled getaway when you avail of this promo for Club Balai Isabel's Attic Stay for 10 with Breakfast, ₱15,850 (from ₱18,500)


5. Kahanamoku Bed & Breakfast

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If you’ve been meaning to go on a surfing trip with your friends or family, but prefer to stay in a tranquil and secluded place, book a Group Suite Stay for 6 at Kahanamoku, a quaint guest house across the popular surf spot of Cobra Reef in Cemento Beach. For only P826 per head, you and your friends can enjoy a cozy yet stylish space with 2 triple-deck beds, toilet and bath with hot rain shower, and a private balcony that offers an incredible view of the ocean and mountainside. Their breakfast menu is vegetarian-friendly, too!

Unwind in a relaxing Baler stay when you buy this deal for Kahanamoku's Group Suite Stay for 6 with Breakfast, ₱4,960 (from ₱6,200)


6. Landrina Escape

This picturesque beachside village in Morong, Bataan is decked in laid-back contemporary interiors that exude a warm tropical vibe with neutral hues of gray, taupe, and subtle accents of teal to complement the ocean’s shades of blue.

Not to mention, its floor-to-ceiling glass windows showcases a stunning view of its surroundings. Lounge by the plunge pool or take a stroll to the beach for a refreshing dip. You can even show off your cooking skills at the fully equipped kitchen or throw a barbecue pool party outdoors!

Enjoy a Hamptons-inspired beach villa at Landrina Escape's Overnight Stay for 6 in a 1-Bedroom Villa with Private Pool ₱13,000 (from ₱15,350) or Overnight Stay for 10 in a 2-Bedroom Villa with Private Pool ₱17,300 (from ₱20,350)


7. Vybe Travellers Pad

Exploring Baguio City becomes a lot more convenient when you make this modern, spacious pad your headquarters. Avail of their 3-BR Suite Stay for 7 with breakfast at the Vybe Travellers Pad, a Scandinavian-inspired space that combines no-frills functionality with a laid-back, homey vibe.

Have a fine time in the City of Pines when you buy a promo for Vybe Travellers Pad's Modern 3-BR Suite Stay for 7 with Breakfast, ₱13,125 (from ₱21,000)


8. Coco Beach Resort

Fun in the sun is always within reach when you live in tropical Philippines. Make the most of year-round beach weather when you book a 3D/2N Loft-Style Heritage Room for 6 at Coco Beach Resort in Puerto Galera. Enjoy a wide range of bonding activities like dive courses, water sports, and salon and spa treatments, and get a dose of vitamin D whether laid out on the beach or in your room’s private veranda.

Load up on Vitamin Sea when you avail of this promo for Coco Beach Resort's 3D/2N Loft-Style Heritage Room for 6 with Breakfast & More, ₱13,125 (from ₱21,000)


9. St. Patrick Village Baguio

Get out of the city and step into one of Baguio's best secrets. If a cozy out-of-town bonding session with your group is long overdue, book a stay at the impeccably designed St. Patrick Village's Homestyle Villa for 10, and experience a much-needed break from the Metro's monotony. Relish Baguio’s cool weather by hanging out on the villa’s balcony, and enjoy conversations in its homey interiors made interesting with quirky but classy decor. Aside from its open kitchen, you can also use the barbecue pit and the fireplace in the dining room.

Find a home in this family-friendly stay when you avail of this exclusive rate for St. Patrick Village's Villa for 10, ₱14,900 (from ₱18,000)


10. Z Hostel

Sometimes, out-of-town locations can be too big a commitment for group vacations. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all that the city has to offer, especially at the buzzing locale of Poblacion. Book a Stay for 6 with your crew at Z Hostel in the heart of Poblacion, complete with breakfast and dinner. Elevate your stay by making new friends over drinks at the Z Roofdeck Bar, catching a movie at the Z Theater Room, and exploring the restaurants and bars in the hostel’s vicinity.

Make the most of your Poblacion experience when you buy this deal for Z Hostel's Stay for 6 with Breakfast & Dinner, ₱7,500 (from ₱10,000)

RELATED: This Impressive Hostel Changed My Mind about Hostels and These Poblacion Personalities Share Insider Info on Makati's It-Place


11. Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences

Special events call for special locations. If you’re planning a celebration, such as a baby shower or a birthday, make it worry-free by availing of the exclusive Contemporary Loft Stay for 2 & Intimate Party for 10 deal at Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences. Nestled in the heart of Makati, Picasso is perfect for art aficionados and city dwellers with its artful furnishings and prime accessibility. Amp up your celebration with an exclusive party and enjoy a relaxing staycation with your loved ones in this modern space—all 93 sqm of it!

Gather your closest for a worthwhile celebration when you avail of this exclusive Picasso's Loft Stay for 2 and Intimate Party for 10, ₱10,560 (from ₱12,000)


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About Danna
Danna Peña is a Writer and Property Specialist. Her written works have been published on Rappler, CNN Philippines Life, PURVEYR, Young Star's ZINE, and Food Safety Trends Philippines Magazine. View her creative spaces on www.dannapena.com and @dannapena on Instagram.

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