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11 New Vacation Spots to Check Out on Deal Grocer

by Larissa Joson
November 5, 2018

One of the most satisfying parts about traveling is stumbling upon an unlikely place and making a connection with it.

If you’ve been waiting for a sign to travel, we’ve got to tell you: you’re bound to fall in love with one of these destinations. But don’t just take our word for it—whether you’re after a quiet, sustainable getaway, or plan on gathering the entire squad for a super fun weekend, you can take your pick from the newest destinations that have definitely earned our seal of approval.


1. Amara Residences

Nasugbu, Batangas is famous for gorgeous beaches that are only two hours and a half away from the metro. Another thing it’s known for—the exclusive Club Punta Fuego and Terrazas de Punta Fuego, which you can easily access when you book a deal with Amara Residences, an Asian minimalist-themed serviced residence located right in the Fuego resort community.

Book a Forest View Room for 2 for only ₱5,300, a Sea View Room for 4 for only ₱7,500, or a Sea View Loft for 6 for only ₱9,600—every deal comes with access to Punta Fuego’s resort and dining offerings.

Amara Residences
Bo. Natipunan
Nasugbu, Batangas
(02) 584 4405
(0917) 920 0572

2. Casa Conchita Bed & Breakfast

You know you’re bound for a special experience when the owners of your B&B, who also stay at the property, personally welcome you when you’ve arrived. Expect this level of hospitality at Casa Conchita in Taal. Let this ancestral home be your starting point for discovering the historical and gastronomical offerings of the heritage town.

An overnight deal for 6 comes with a stay at the Family Room, a heritage tour, free breakfast, and a lunch demo where you can cook and sample local dishes—all for ₱6,750. Want something a little more leisurely? Book the deal for 2 that comes with a stay at the Azur or Verde Rooms and free breakfast for only ₱1,750.

Casa Conchita Bed Breakfast
Calle Antonio Delas Alas
Poblacion Zone 7, Taal, Batangas
(043) 408 9304
(0927) 722 8463

3. Casa Amara

In diving hotspot Laiya, Batangas, there’s a private beach home that’s your new go-to for group road trips. The hillside, Mediterranean-inspired Casa Amara has its own infinity pool and private beach that’s more than ready to welcome your barkada or family.

Choose from several overnight deals for the gang: The Family Room for 9 has two bedrooms and a large balcony at only ₱10,000; the Sunrise Villa for 10 also has two bedrooms plus a private pool and Jacuzzi; and the Penthouse for 12 has its own kitchen, living area, dining area, and private roof deck.

Casa Amara
Brgy. Imelda
Laiya, Batangas
(02) 369 5208
(0927) 579 7772

4. Casa Laiya

San Juan, Batangas is noted for its beaches, but Casa Laiya gives you another reason to make the drive: exclusivity.

This vacation mansion can be booked all on its own for only ₱62,400—an overnight deal for 14 that comes with full-board meals, so there’s nothing else for you to worry about. This gives you access to all seven guest rooms that are named after characters from Jose Rizal’s novels, and facilities like the White Chapel, reading nook, outdoor pool, stargazing platform, and your very own Bar 27. The beach is a five-minute walk away, too.

For something more intimate, book the overnight stay for 2 that also comes with full-board meals at only ₱8,000.

Casa Laiya
Brgy. Laiya Ibabao
San Juan, Batangas
(02) 361 5027
(0917) 895 4983
(0908) 881 2539

5. Villas by Eco Hotel

Taking in the wonder that is the Taal Lake and Volcano isn’t only possible in Tagaytay. Mataasnakahoy, Batangas is where the lush Villas by Eco Hotel is nestled in, and it also offers an up-close view of Taal—minus the crowds.

This eco-friendly, Balinese-inspired resort has nine exclusive rooms, and one of them can be yours when you book an overnight deal for 4 that comes with a Deluxe Lake View Room and free breakfast. Only have 24 hours to get away? Opt for the day tour that comes with access to all of this pet-friendly resort’s amenities, plus a set lunch.

Villas by Eco Hotel
8040 Barrio Road, Lumang Lipa
Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas
(02) 881 5318
(0927) 368 0139
(0925) 478 3082

6. Casitas De Victoria

If a peaceful road trip is what you’re looking for, this 8-hectare family-owned farm resort in Nasugbu, Batangas is for you. Experience uninterrupted sojourn where you can wake up to a view of the resort’s verdant gardens, lush mountains, and the sea. With only 5 exclusive villas, it’ll feel as if you have the place all to yourselves!

Casitas De Victoria is nestled between the Punta Fuego Peninsula and Tali Beach in Nasugbu, Batangas. It boasts a luxurious 25-meter infinity pool and a beautiful al fresco restaurant that serves sumptuous farm-to-table cuisine and comfort food.

Casitas De Victoria
Punta Fuego Road, Balaytigue
Nasugbu, Batangas
(0917) 108 1392
(0977) 834 2384


7. The Lake Hotel

Want something luxurious, spontaneous, but still within your budget? It’s possible with this deal at The Lake Hotel, one of Tagaytay’s best luxury hotels and a rare property that allows reservations up to the day before your stay—perfect for that last-minute escape.

This Mediterranean-inspired hotel is your home base for when you want to explore Tagaytay—but when you want to stay in, a ton of amenities like the Al Dente by the Lake restaurant, fitness center, game room, kids’ play area, and KTV lounges will keep you more than occupied.

For only ₱4,900, you can stay overnight at the Deluxe Room for 2 that has its own veranda and comes with free breakfast.

The Lake Hotel
Km. 58, Maharlika Highway
Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, Tagaytay
(02) 584 4470
(0917) 593 9431


8. Adhara Eco Boutique Resort

Iloilo City is a trove of history and amazing food, and only 30 minutes away from it is Oton, where Iloilo’s first sustainable resort can be found. Adhara Eco Boutique Resort believes in being eco-conscious, from its eco-friendly rooms to its locally-sourced food and nature-minded activities. Here, you can relax at Anhawan Beach—a skip and a hop away from the property—or head to the resort’s Sea Spa and try their original Watermelon Facial. Going with the fam? Kids will love the horses, tortoises, peacocks, and turkeys that have made Adhara their home.

Get 31% off when you book an overnight stay for 4 at only ₱5,430, which comes with an Ocean Villa room and breakfast.

Adhara Eco Boutique Resort
J.C. Zulueta St., Poblacion South
Oton, Iloilo
(02) 336 2247
(0917) 530 7104


9. One Central Hotel & Suites

With its unique ability to offer both the excitement of an urban jungle and the relaxed vibe of a beach town, it’s no wonder people keep coming back to the Queen City of the South. Make it extra easy for you to choose the right accommodation with these deals at the newly-opened One Central Hotel & Suites, located at the heart of downtown Cebu.

Get the Junior Suite Stay with a Connecting Deluxe Twin Room for 4 at only ₱8,125, or the Deluxe Twin Room for 2 at ₱3,375. Both overnight stays come with breakfast in the morning, plus exclusive use of facilities like the outdoor swimming pool and gym.

One Central Hotel & Suites
Leon Kilat cor. Sanciangko Sts., Cebu
(02) 888 8000


10. Sirom Beach House

In Pangasinan is a municipality called Dansol, a tucked-away fishing village with a beautiful white-sand coastline. Here is where you’ll find Sirom Beach House, located right on Pangasinan’s very own Tambobong Beach. Sirom, which means “shelter” in the local dialect, is Dasol’s first and only premium resort—a true haven for anyone who wants to disconnect.

Book the entire resort and all six of its rooms for only ₱17,500—a deal that’s good for 16 people and comes with breakfast for the entire gang. Want something more intimate? Get the Premier Deluxe Room for 2, also with free breakfast, for only ₱2,750.

Sirom Beach House
Tambobong Beach
Dasol, Pangasinan
(0929) 455 6102


11. Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort

Nestled in the quiet side of Sabang Beach, this multi-awarded eco-resort destination is located just a 2-hour drive from Puerto Princesa City. Explore the local destination that’s consistently named as World’s Best Island. You’ll be able to experience the bounties of nature and the turquoise blue waters right in front of you!

Choose between a Deluxe Room for 4 or a Superior Room for 2 that comes with complimentary breakfast. Unwind in your beachfront cabana that comes with all contemporary comforts of home.​

Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort
Sitio Sabang, Brgy. Cabayugan
Puerto Princesa, Palawan
(048) 723 0889
(0917) 892 6316
(0917) 826 9989

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About Larissa
Larissa is a writer who lives in pursuit of what is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, and admirable. She loves lush mountains and black coffee.

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