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7 Vacations You Can Book For ₱5,000 and Below

by Maia Marquez

Just because the season of indulgence is over, doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to vacation time.

After all that Christmas shopping and year-end trips, it might not be wise to splurge so early. But when the need to travel and escape the daily grind calls, what can you do?

We’ve rounded up a list of quality yet affordable vacations that won't break the bank!

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Deluxe Room Stay for 2 with Breakfast, Tours & More, ₱5,000 (from ₱6,800)

Travel back in time to the Spanish era and be charmed by this heritage resort that’s teeming with history, art, and culture. Their tours, activities, and shows offer a cultural immersion you didn’t even know you needed.

Just a 3-hour drive away from Manila, this Bataan escape is the first in the country to be affiliated with the Historic Hotels World Wide and shortlisted for the Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Global Collection. Not bad for a trip at this rate, don’t you think?

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Cintai Corito's Garden

Deluxe Villa Holiday with Breakfast for 2, ₱4,500 (from ₱6,000)

To be surrounded by that signature calming Balinese aesthetic does not require you to take a 4-hour flight. Just a 2-hour drive to Batangas and you’ll find yourself in an Indonesian-inspired wonder.

Think intricate hand-carved and painted stone walls, embellished wooden doors and ceilings, and sprawling lush greenery. With activities and facilities for your utmost relaxation and comfort, this resort justifies that worldly pleasures are always just within your reach.

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The Bayleaf Cavite

Premier Queen Stay for 2 with Buffet Breakfast, ₱4,650 (from ₱6,200)

This ideal R&R destination is only a 1.5-hour drive away. An affordable stay at this Cavite hotel offers a refreshing respite from the city's hustle and bustle with all the essential modern luxuries.

Whether you’re staying in to take full advantage of the hotel’s facilities or heading out to explore the nearby historical landmarks, know that you’re guaranteed an experience that’s nothing short of excellent.

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Les Maisons d'Itac

Studio Stay for 2 with Full-Board Meals, ₱4,750 (from ₱6,300)

Les Maisons d'Itac is a rustic French rest house hidden within Cebu for a private retreat. Whisk yourself away to a private paradise 2 hours away from the city for a serene and magical stay amidst the sparkling sea and sky.

With a full staff at your service, your stay guarantees pure bliss, relaxation, and romance. It’s the perfect proof that luxury and happiness need not come at a hefty price. Ooh la la!

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The Manor at Camp John Hay

Superior Forest Room View for 2, ₱4,970 (from ₱7,845)

Known by many as “the most beautiful hotel in Baguio” and one to set the standard for luxury holidays in the country, this crowd-favorite rightfully deserves the constant buzz it gets.

Make yourself comfortable as you take in the fresh, pine-smelling breeze and gaze at amazing mountain range views. Its classic cabin comforts with wooden shutter doors and outdoor patios allow you to snuggle up peacefully.

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Savoy Hotel Boracay

Premiere Deluxe Room for 2, ₱4,800 (from ₱7,420)

Leave all your worries in the city and make your way to this very colorful and quirky-chic beach resort. Set in one of Condé Nast’s World’s Best Islands for 2017, this urban paradise is a picture-perfect playground that's worthy of a spot on your social media feed.

Indulge in the grandeur of a vibrant yet private city hotel. It doesn't cost a fortune to experience a perfect combination of peacefulness and playfulness!

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Club Balai Isabel

Superior Lakeside Stay for 2 with Breakfast, Kayak Use & More, ₱4,490 (from ₱6,160)

A drive that’s shy of 2 hours from Manila brings you to this serene haven that surrounds the beautiful Taal Lake. Perfect for thrill-seekers and chill-seekers alike, this paradise is bursting with activities and facilities for visitors to enjoy.

A never-ending list of things to do goes to show that you’ll definitely get more than what you pay for. Plus, with the resort’s commitment to the environment, what’s not to love?

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About Maia
Maia’s passions in life are to travel and tell stories. Born in the States and raised in Manila while having studied in France, her ultimate goal is to travel all countries of the world. While she’s not abroad, she spends time tanning at the beach, exploring the underwater world or chilling with her 13 dogs. Follow her adventures on her Instagram @maiawillseetheworld.

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