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These Wellness and Eco-Tourism Destinations in Tagaytay Will Soothe Your Soul

by Danna Peña

In this day and age of endless travel options, an increasing number of eco-conscious travelers are looking into sustainable tourism.

But what exactly is sustainable tourism?

Simply put, it’s a way of exploring a destination while boosting its culture, environment, and people. In our shores, one of the prime choices for a fulfilling vacation destination is Nurture Wellness Village, a highly-lauded eco-tourism spot that’s only about 1 hour and 40 minutes away from the city. Within the vicinity lies Nurture Farmacy, a unique campsite that advocates healthy living.

Awarded by TripAdvisor with consistent Certificates of Excellence, Nurture Wellness Village is an internationally acclaimed spa resort that promotes wellness, local culture, and oneness with nature. Nestled deep within coffee orchards, the premier vacation destination advocates “ecotherapy” or nature therapy, which means healing by and through nature. A romantic and refreshing stay, the spa resort also boasts an impressive selection of wholesome activities that make for lifelong memories.

Relax in Filipino-themed accommodations

Whether you’re with family, friends, or co-workers, Nurture Wellness Village has an impressive selection of lodging spaces that suits all kinds of travelers. Take a pick from their Ifugao Spa Suites, Superior Garden View Rooms, Deluxe Forest View Rooms, and Family Rooms, which all provide air-conditioning, private toilet and bath amenities, and cozy interiors.

Go on a romantic getaway and avail of their Superior Garden View Stay for 2 + Breakfast & More for ₱3,875 (from ₱6,200) or the Glamping Package for 2 with Breakfast, Dinner, Activities & More for only ₱3,990 (from ₱5,299).

Rejuvenate your senses with outdoor spa treatments

Need to relieve yourself from stress? For those looking for a reinvigorating experience, or simply a unique way to celebrate bridal showers, birthdays, or special occasions, Nurture Wellness Village offers relaxing spa treatments outdoors. Have a grand time as you relax the mind, body, and soul with their unique spa services in a lush tropical garden or a verdant forest. Take your pick from a Head and Shoulder Massage, a Dilag Natural Facial, or a Foot Massage—all of which make use of natural ingredients and products for total healing and restoration.

Go on a relaxing bonding getaway with your loved ones by availing of the Spa Party for 10 with Meals, Wellness Activities & More (Valid Daily) for ₱11,250 (from ₱15,000), or secure some Me Time with a 2.5-Hour Pampering Sports Massage and Revitalizing Facial for only ₱1,950 (from ₱2,600).

Learn to cook healthy meals

Preparing nutritious and delicious dishes shouldn’t be a chore. At Tagaytay’s internationally acclaimed wellness destination, you can learn how to make dishes that contribute to a healthier and happier you—and have fun while you’re at it!

Master the art of cooking healthy food by experiencing Nurture Wellness Village’s cooking classes. With the Farm to Table concept as the basis, you can learn from highly-trained chefs who will teach you how to make wholesome and tasty recipes created with nutrient-rich ingredients. What’s even more appealing is that you can relish the 5-course meal you’ve whipped up after class, providing a truly guiltless and enlightening food experience.

Cook up a healthy, flavorful feast by availing of their Healing Kitchen Cooking Class for 5 (Valid Daily) for only ₱9,375 (from ₱12,500).

Take the farm tour in Nurture Farmacy

A quick 10-minute walk from the village is Nurture Farmacy, a sister company of Nurture Wellness Village and a premier eco-tourism wellness campsite with the mantra “healthier, happier, better”. The farmacy hires its team from local communities and strives to be a model of sustainability with its grey water facility, rainwater harvesting, composting and vermiculture systems. Definitely the ideal place for advocates of healthy and sustainable living.

A visit to Nurture Farmacy leads to a myriad of activities that your family and friends can enjoy. Join the farm tour and learn valuable information about vegetables, fruits, and medicinal plants. Here you will discover Phytotherapy, the use of plant-derived medications to combat diseases, as well as how to sustain your very own organic farm. You can also have a look at their fascinating anatomy garden where plants and vegetation are arranged according to which body part they are used for healing.

Go on an educational, insightful nature trip by experiencing their Farm Tour for 10 (Valid Daily) for only ₱1,875 (from ₱2,500).

Go glamping under the stars

Want to get the best of both worlds? Be inspired by the beauty of the great outdoors while enjoying the comforts of glamorous camping. Nurture Farmacy offers fun “glamping” packages with clean and ultra-comfortable glamping suites that allow you to be one with nature while not having to sacrifice the luxury of basic amenities.

Plan a bonfire beneath the stars, savor a satisfying arroz caldo breakfast and BBQ dinner, and most of all, enjoy their 24-hour butler service to assist you throughout your stay. It’s the perfect, one-of-a-kind setup for bonding moments with your crew! Did we mention that Nurture Farmacy’s glamping suites are pet-friendly, too?

Make memories with the gang by booking a stay at their Glamping Suite for 4 with Breakfast, Dinner & More (Valid Daily) for only ₱6,650 (from ₱8,999).

A gateway to living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle, Nurture Wellness Village and Nurture Farmacy aren’t only popular tourism and wellness spots—they also serve as wonderful tributes to the Philippines by showcasing the nation’s rich and unique culture, as well as uplifting the lives of its guests, workers, and surrounding communities.

Nurture Wellness Village & Nurture Farmacy
Barangay Maitim II West

(02) 401 9030
(0920) 950 5724

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About Danna
Danna Peña's works can be seen on Rappler, CNN Philippines Life, Deal Grocer Traveler, PURVEYR, Young STAR's Zine, and Food Safety Trends PH Magazine. When she’s not working, she often finds herself exploring all kinds of destinations, may it be a vast sea, a bustling city, a foreign land, or most frequently, a book. View her creative spaces on and @dannapena on Instagram.

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