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Instagrammable Getaways You Can Book for Under P4000

by Dyan Zarzuela
July 16, 2019

How do you choose where to stay when planning a vacation? You look at the location, the room features, the amenities—and let’s be honest, how Instagrammable the hotel or resort is. Because if there’s ever a time to prioritize aesthetics, it’s when you’re on vacation with all the time in the world to take photos for the ‘gram.

Now “Instagrammable” means different things to different people. It can be a charming countryside look, a relaxing minimalist mood, or an explosion of colors and patterns. No matter your vibe, it’s easy to find the perfect place that won’t break the bank with our limited-time offers. Keep reading to find out the most #aesthetic places that you can book for under ₱4,000!

Eco-Conscious Charm

In these artsy, eco-conscious hotels, you’ll find plenty of IG-ready vignettes to post and you’ll feel good supporting nature-friendly practices.

Cabins by Eco Hotel in Tagaytay stands out with its vine-covered wood façade and offers the Garden View Stay for 3 + Breakfast for ₱2,900. Going in, you’ll be welcomed by the smell of pinewood used in the interiors and a furry hello from the hotel’s resident dog, Blue. The pet-friendly hotel features repurposed furniture and fixtures—look up to see the chandeliers made from wine bottles.

Its nearby sister establishment, Containers by Eco Hotel, is built from repurposed container vans decked out with colorful murals and upcycled pieces. Think old tires turned into lounge chairs, and wine bottles and metal pipes turned into lamps. It offers the Queen Room for 3 with Breakfast for ₱3,250.

In Baler, Kahanamoku Bed & Breakfast is an eco-conscious space that features a yoga shala and vegetarian-friendly menu. Located just across the famous surf spot Cobra Reef, the B&B offers the Premier Suite for 2 with Breakfast for ₱2,800, valid daily.

Countryside Chic

Always double-tapping on rustic, cozy interiors? These are the perfect spots to bust out those layers and take a walk among pine trees, or relax in your room and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

A cross between a luxury ski lodge and a modern log cabin, The Manor at Camp John Hay in Baguio offers the Superior Forest View Room for ₱3,680. Good for two, this deal waives third person fees, so you can make it a party for three at no extra cost.

At Le Monet Hotel in Baguio, choose between the Park View or Forest View Deluxe Rooms for 2 for ₱3,850. Valid daily, the deal gives you a taste of the personalized guest service that the specialty lodging is known for.

At Crosswinds Resort Suites in Tagaytay, enjoy the sweater weather in the Swiss chalet-inspired resort, which offers the Studio Double Room for 2 with Breakfast for ₱3,250.

Minimalist Mood

If your IG Explore page is full of minimalist spaces, you’ll have a relaxing time in these hotels that feature neutral colors, clean lines, and neat interiors.

Strategically located in a beloved holiday town, Quest Hotel Tagaytay is the newest vacation spot where you’ll be tempted to stay in bed all day. Book the Deluxe Room for 2 for ₱2,500, or the Deluxe Room for 2 with Breakfast at Café Q for ₱3,400.

A short drive away from Tagaytay, Nuvali, and Enchanted Kingdom, Microtel by Wyndham - South Forbes offers plush chiropractic beds in the 2-Queen Beds Room for 4 for ₱3,870. The deal comes with a 5% discount on massages, as well as 5% off food and beverages at the in-house Tachibana Japanese Restaurant.

Further north, Cube Baler features cabins made from repurposed shipping containers. The all-white exterior is the perfect backdrop for photos. Inside, the luxurious and smart design of the cabins make it the ideal hangout spot in between surf sessions. Check out the Twin Room for 2 with Breakfast for ₱2,500 and the Trio Room for 3 with Breakfast for ₱3,300, both valid daily.

The Great Outdoors

Love exploring the wonders of nature? These resorts will go seamlessly with your #outdoors grid.

Nurture Wellness Village in Tagaytay will bring out the happy camper in you with its Glamping Package for 2 with Breakfast, Dinner, Massage & More for ₱3,990. Go on the Nature Discover Walk, join the Farm Tour, check out the Healthy Juice Demo and Coffee Roasting Demo, and increase your energy flow with the Tai Qi exercise classes. The deal comes with a 30-minute head and shoulder massage for two, plus an exclusive members’ discount on other spa treatments. On top of the complimentary barbecue dinner and set breakfast, you can also enjoy a 5% discount on food and beverage.

Another driving-distance option for camping enthusiasts, Mount Purro Nature Reserve is a sprawling forest sanctuary in Antipolo that allows you to disconnect from the daily grind and connect to the core of nature through an Overnight Stay in a Camping Tent for 2 with Breakfast for ₱2,500. Just easing yourself into the simple life and not quite ready to part with creature comforts yet? A Romantic Casita Stay for 2 with Breakfast at the crowd-favorite Loli’s Kitchen is an excellent gateway to the great outdoors with its river trek and guided hike inclusions, and will only set you back ₱3,750.

In Palawan, go on an island getaway at El Nido Bayview Resort, which offers the Cottage Stay for 2 with Breakfast & Discounts for ₱3,870. The deal comes with a special discount on nature tours exclusive to Deal Grocer members: Tour A, B, or D for only ₱800 (originally ₱1,200) and Tour C for only ₱1,000 (originally ₱1,400). If you want to explore Puerto Princesa, you can also avail of a discounted rate on shuttle transfers to and from Palawan’s capital city.

Back in Time

Love a good #ThrowbackThursday? Take it all the way back to the 16th century at Hotel Luna Vigan, where the Spanish colonial period lives on in its well-preserved walls. The first and only museum-hotel in the country, Hotel Luna Vigan is decked out with masterpieces by national artists, Filipino masters, and luminaries. The hotel and its nearby extension building Hotel Luna Annex are located in the heart of Vigan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site bursting with sightseeing spots.

Check out all that the picturesque hotels have to offer with the Queen Standard Room for 2 with Buffet Breakfast for ₱3,600 at Hotel Luna Vigan and the Twin Standard Room for 2 with Breakfast for ₱3,300 at Hotel Luna Annex, both available daily.

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This article was last edited on July 29, 2019 by the DG Traveler team.

About Dyan
Dyan Zarzuela is a freelance writer, editor, and producer who dreams of living by the sea one day. You can find her on Instagram at @dyanzarzuela.

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