10 Best Glamping Sites in the Philippines

AETAS GLAMPING

Location: Sitio Nasigdan, Barangay Villalibertad, El Nido, Palawan

Rated 4.7/5 by guests/visitors

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Experience glamping in El Nido, Palawan. Each of Aetas tents is imported from Africa, made with high-grade canvas and wood. And each tent has a private toilet and shower with hot and cold running water and handmade toiletries. Furniture include wooden chests, benches, and wardrobes  made by local artisans. The tent has power outlets, electric fan, lighting fixtures, and a variety oif board games, from chess board to sungka, a Filipino board game. The bed in the tent called “perfect serenity” is made to order from Manila. An oil burner perfumes the air.

ESTIMATED BUGET

  • Airfare – Roundtrip 13,000 (Airswift), PhP 3,000 (Cebu Pacific)
  • Shuttle Van – PhP 700 per person
  • Glamping Overnight Stay – PhP 5,000 for 2 person
  • Miscellanous (lunch/dinner) – PhP1,000 per person 

HOW TO GET THERE

  • Airswift has daily direct flights from Manila to El Nido
  • Another option is to book a  Cebu Pacific flight to Puerto Princesa, Palawan, roundtrip airfare from Manila
  • Take a five-hour El Nido bound shuttle van or you can ride a tricycle from the airport and go to San Jose Bus Terminalto take the Cherry Bus  to El Nido.

CRYSTAL BEACH

Location: San Narciso, Zambales

Rated 4.3/5 by guests/visitors

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Crystal Beach Glamping site is located in San Narciso, Zambales. Overnight stay includes daily complimentary breakfast, glamorous camping tent (waterproof) with fan and complete set of bedding, use of common toilet and bath, toiletries and towels. 
RATES AND FEES

  • Glamping Overnight Stay: PhP 2,700  including breakfast for 2. Extra person will be charged PhP 895

HOW TO GET THEREEstimated Trave Time : 3.5 – 4 hoursVia Public Transportation

  • Make your way to the Victory Liner Station in Cubao, Pasay, Caloocan or Sampaloc. Fare 280.00
  • Board the bus bound for Iba, Zambales (via SCTEX)
  • Onboard, tell the conductor to drop you off in San Narciso, Zambales. 
  • Get off near San Sebastian Church in San Narciso, Zambales.
  • Ride a tricycle to Crystal Beach Resort. Fare: PhP 30

Via Private Transportation:

  • Balintawak exit to NLEX.
  • NLEX (exit on SCTEX on the last tollgate of NLEX)
  • SCTEX (take route going to Subic/SBMA)

At SMBA:

  • SBMA tollgate
  • Turn right on Rizal Highway
  • Go straight till you reach the dead end then turn left (on the right is the tollgate to Olongapo City)
  • Turn Right on the First intersection (Canal St)
  • Kalaklan Gate (tollgate to Zambales)
  • Turn Left going to Zambales

NURTURE WELLNESS VILLAGE

Location:Pulong Sagingan, Brgy Maitim II West Cavite, Tagaytay

Rated by 4.5/5 by guests/visitors

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Nurture Wellness Village is located in Tagaytay City. For couples searching for a romantic getaway, Nurture Wellness Village offers dinner and breakfast set- for 2 with massage treatments when you unwind. Nurture Farmacy comes with new, fully furnished tents which are also pet-friendly which you can maximize relaxation and bonding moments for bigger groups.
Glamping at Nurture Farmacy

  • Air conditioned Glamping Suites
  • Running hot and cold water
  • 24 hour butler service,
  • Boodle fight dinner & Binalot breakfast
  • Use of bonfire and swimming pool.
  • Complimentary activities of farm tour, healthy juice demo and coffee roasting demo
  • Common CR
  • WIFI not available
  • Shared Bonfire
  • PET Friendly Property

RATES AND FEES:

  • Couples Glamping – PhP 5,500
  • Family Glamping – PhP8,500 2 adults and 2 kids (ages 10years old and above) or 4 adults or 4 adults and 2 kids (9 years old and below sharing the same bed to the original number of persons reserved, meals are not included)
  • Team Glamping – PhP13,2997 plus 1 adults
  • Reunion Glamping – PhP33,999 20 adults and 8 kids (9 years old and below sharing the same bed to the original number of persons reserved, meals are not included)

HOW TO GET THERE
Estimated Trave Time : 1.5 – 2 hoursVia Public Transportation

  • Take a bus going to Tagaytay City
  • Get off at Magallanes Square and take a tricycle to Nurture Wellness Village

Via Private Transportation

  •  Take the South Expressway to Batangas, then exit Sta. Rosa or Greenfields City. 
  • Follow the signs to Tagaytay. When you reach Tagaytay City Rotonda, go towards the direction of Nasugbu. 
  • After you see the cafes and restaurants Starbucks, Leslie’s, Dencio’s, Carlos Pizza on your left, turn right at Magallanes Square
  • Follow the signs leading to Nurture Spa Village, around three kilometers away. 

BLOC CAMPSITE

Location : Bukal-Cansuso Road Brgy. Bukal, Cavinti, Luzon 4013 Philippines

Rated 4.5/5 by guests/visitors

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The BLOC Camp Site is situated in a secluded lakes in Cavinti Laguna. Their tents are furnished with airbeds, pillows, blankets and are equipped with lights and power outlets. Some have their own camping chairs and tables. 
They have tents that can accommodate more than 10 persons which is perfect for families who like to spend an overnight together.
Accommodation Inclusion:

  • Unlimited swimming at the lake
  • Fishing at the lake (bring your own fishing rods/gears)
  • Use of toilet and bath facility
  • Safety Life Vest
  • A set of firewood for Bonfire (bring marshmallows to toast)
  • A set of charcoal for BBQ Grilling (bring own food to grill)

RATES AND FEES

  • Camping Fee – Php500/head per night
  • Village Admin Fees:
  • Entrance Fee = Php100/head
  • Parking Fee = Php100 per vehicle
  • Cleaning Fee = Php500/overnight
  • Glamping Tent: Deluxe Glamping Tent – Php 2,500 overnight for two

THINGS TO DO

Lake Activities

  • Inflatable Boats/Floaters = Php100/hour minimum of 3 hours
  • Kayak = Php200/hour minimum of 3 hours
  • Stand-up Paddle (SUP) = Php300/hour minimum of 3 hours
  • Island Hopping Boat Trip = Php100/pax minimum of 10 pax with a side-trip to Secret River for cliff diving for FREE

Floating Garden DockThis is for separate booking and you may contact BLOC Camp Site in advance.

  • One-time (Limited Use) = Php500
  • Overnight (Unlimited Use) = Php1,000

Movie Watching by the LakeThis is for separate booking as well.

  • Small Interior Screen = Php1,000
  • Big Exterior Screen = Php4,000

HOW TO GET THERE

Estimated Travel Time: 2 -3 hours

Via Private Vehicle

The easiest way to find the BLOC Camp Site is through Google Maps or Waze. There is network signal almost all throughout the routes to the BLOC.

Via Public Transportation

  • Take a bus bound to Sta. Cruz, Laguna. Tell the driver to drop you off at the boundary of Sta. Cruz, Laguna and Pagsanjna, Laguna. 
  • From the boundary, you can take another jeep heading to town of Cavinti.
  • Ask the driver to drop you off at jeepney terminal of Cavinti town. Take another jeep ride going to Brgy. Bukal.
  • Alight at Brgy. Bukal and ask the locals for BLOC Camp Site.

Reference:http://www.wewander.ph/bloc-camp-site-the-glamping-experience-you-should-not-miss/

EASY ADVENTURE

Location: Baler Aurora

Rated 4.5/5by guests/visitors

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Experience glamping while gazing the stars and listening to sounds of waves at Easy Adventure Baler, Aurora. Their tents includes beds complete  with mattresses, pillow cases, blanket and bed sheets and hand lamp. They served unlimited local coffee and bananas. They offer complete and home made meals to their guests, which includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner. 
Accommodation Includes:

  • Comfortable Bed with Pillows and Linen Sheets
  • Fresh Buko Upon Arrival
  • Full Board Meals (Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner)
  • Unlimited Water, Coffee, and Bananas
  • Towels, Foot Bath, Night Lanterns
  • Use of Facilities (Showers, Toilets, Charging Station, Hammocks, Siesta Hub, Balance Center, etc.)24/7 Butler Service and Security detail
  • 20% off on Selected Activities (Stand Up Paddle Board, Kayak, Dune Buggie and Kombi Van)

RATES AND FEES

  • Php 700 per person ( day rate) which includes a half-day stay (4 hours), snacks and coffee, 1-hour use of kayaking, and use of facilities. 
  • PhP 3,500 per person (overnight stay)While their overnight stay which includes three meals and snacks with the use of their amenities.

THINGS TO DO

  • Kayak and Stand-up paddle boarding at the river sanctuary
  • Private surf lessons 
  • Hover over land and water with the first Philippine hovercraft tour across the Aguang River to see local wildlife and light river rapids
  • Drive the classic dune buggy to town, the Mother Falls and the 600-year old Balete tree
  • You may visit the beach
  • Weekend Special: Photography workshops, creative writing workshops
  • Weekend Special: Photography workshops, creative writing workshop
  • Weekend Special:Stargazing with leading astronomers, Bird-watching with local guides
  • Weekend Special:Yoga and Meditation retreats (Their meditation/yoga area at the resort is called the Balance Center)

HOW TO GET THERE

Estimated Travel Time : 5-6 hours from Manila
Via Private Transportation

  • Easy Adventure is on Waze. Upon booking, they will also send you detailed instructions (complete with exits to take, etc.) on how to get there

SAN RAFAEL ADVENTURE

Location: San Rafael Bulacan

Rated by 4.4/5 by guests/visitors

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Experience glamping at the heart of San Rafael Bulacan which is 2 -3 hours away from Manila. Aside from glamping tent they also have glass houses or tree houses but a a little expensive.
Accommodation includes:

  • Infinity Pool & Floating Pool Access
  • Free use of griller ( as per request)
  • Free breakfast for overnight stay
  • Towels
  • Swimming Falls
  • Extra bed (as per request)
  • Electric Fan

RATES AND FEES

  • For day tours, kubo (P3000 good for 4 people) or glamping tent (PhP2,000 good for 2 people).
  • For overnight stays, glamping tent (PhP 3,600 good for 2 person) Glass houses or treehouses rates varies from P10,000 – 25,000

THINGS TO DO

  • River Swing (PhP100/ride)
  • Kayaking (free for guest)
  • Paddle boarding(free for guest)
  • Jet skiing (PhP 1,750 for 1/2 hour)
  • Wake boarding (PhP 1,250 for 15 mins)
  • Water Bike (PhP 250 1/2 hour)
  • Swimming in the floating pool by the river
  • Banana boat riding
  • Fishing
  • Floating Bridge adventure (available depending on water level)
  • KTV riding
  • Bicycling
  • Horseback riding
  • Vegetable picking

HOW TO GET THEREEstimated Travel Time: 2-3 hours from Manila
Via Public Transportation:

  • From Cubao Baliwag Transit Bus Station take a bus going  to Baliuag, Bulacan (Fare:PhP75). 
  • Get off at Baliuag terminal, which is the final stop.
  • Rent a private tricycle to the resort (P200 good for 3-4 people). 

Via Private Transportation 

  • From NLEX Balintawak Toll Plaza to Balagtas Exit, continue straight to Bustos via Plaridel Bypass Road take a left turn at Gen Alejo
  • Follow the road to Bustos Municipal Hall then turn right going to Baliuah via Bustos bridge
  • Then turn right going to Brgy Talacsan via Baliuah San Rafael Road
  • For detailed view of the Gooemap or waze

Reference: https://www.taraletsanywhere.com/san-rafael-river-adventure-bulacan/

TEN CENTS TO HEAVEN

Location :Sitio Mayagay II Cuyambay, Tanay, Rizal

Rated by 4.3/5 by guests/visitors

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Ten Cents to Heaven Leisure Camp is located in Tanay Rizal. They have variety accommodation options from corporate events and meetings to intimate weddings and family occasions. Tent Cents to Heaven  offers flexible venues and packages to accommodate you and make your affairs unforgettable. 
Accommodation includes:

  • Camping materials 
  • Free use of swimming pool
  • Hanging bridge 

RATES AND FEES

  •  General admission fee of Php300/head for adults and Php200 for kids
  • Glamping Tent : 2,200 good for 2 person 

THINGS TO DO

  • Zip-Line
  • Rapelling, wall climbing & free-falling
  • Hanging Bridge
  • Fish Spa
  • Shooting Range

HOW TO GET THERE
Via Public Transportation:
Route 1 via Cogeo

  • Ride a van or jeepney going to Padilla/Cogeo Gate 2. 
  • Get off at Gate 2 and from here take a jeep bound to Sampaloc in Tanay. 

Route 2 via Tanay

  • Take a jeepney to Tanay town proper. In the Tanay Public Market, there are jeepneys that go directly to Cuyambay. If there are no jeeps available, you can take a Jeep to Sampaloc, get off at the junction and take another jeep bound for Cogeo. Or you can hire a tricycle to take you to Ten Cents to Heaven 
  • Tricycle fare is 500 one way but can be haggled down to 350. Alternatively, you can hire a tricycle up to the Sampaloc junction. 

Via Private Transportation 
Route 1 via Marcos Highway

  • Course through Marcos Highway. You will pass through Masinag, Cogeo, Boso-boso Resort, Foremost Farms, Palo Alto,  Garden Cottages, and Brgy. Cuyambay. Ten Cents to Heaven will be on your right.

 Route 2 via Sampaloc in Tanay

  • Take Sampaloc Road. You will pass by the street to  Daranak Falls.
  • Go straight until you arrive at a junction. Turn left. 
  • Follow this scenic road. It’ll be a 45 minutes to an hour ride. You will pass by Sierra Madre resort on your right, Ten Cents to Heaven will be on your left.

NAYOMI SANCTUARY RESORT

Location: M Katigbak Street, Barangay Alangilan, Balete Batangas, Philippines 4219

Rated  4.3/5 by guests/visitors

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Nayomi Sanctuary Resort is located at Barangay Alangilan Balete Batangas where one of the best views of Taal Lake is seen. Surrounded by nature, Nayomi offers a relaxing atmosphere that will make anyone feel right at home. It’s an hour and a half drive from the busy streets of Metro Manila, a sure escape from the urban world. 
Accommodations Include

  • 1 Big Tent
  • 1 Electric Mosquito Zapper/Net
  • 1 Wooden Chest
  • Industrial Electric Fan
  • Double Beds
  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Power Outlet
  • Blankets
  • Big and Fluffy Pillows
  • Free Breakfast
  • Do-It-Yourself Lamps
  • Picnic Table

RATES AND FEES

  • PHP 8,599++/Glamping tent good for 6 pax (max of 7, PHP1,000++ for the additional pax)
  • PHP 11,599++/Glamping tent good for 8 pax (max of 9, PHP1,000++ for the additional pax)

THINGS TO DO

  • Taal Tours
  • Marian Orchard Tour
  • Dynamite Aqua Sports (jet ski, banana boat ride, flying fish, speed boat)

HOW TO GET THERE
Via Public Transportation:

  • From Metro Manila, take a bus going to Lipa City and alight at Starbucks or Shakey’s Lipa. 
  • From there, ride a tricycle to Nayomi Sanctuary (Brgy. Alangilan Balete Batangas). Tricycle fare is around 200 pesos per way.

Via Private Transportation 

  • Drive by SLEX, connect to Star Tollways and exit at Balete Exit. Turn right, go straight all the way to the end and then turn left. 
  • Cross the bridge to the next left. 
  • Then turn left and go straight for 1 kilometer. 
  • Then you’ll arrive at Nayomi Sanctuary Resort at the right side of the

Reference: https://www.pinoyadventurista.com/2017/04/nayomi-sanctuary-resort-balete-batangas.html

BLUEWATER SUMILON

Location: Sumilon Island, Oslob, Cebu 

Rated by 4.5/5 by guests/visitors

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Bluewater Sumilon is located in Oslob, Cebu. Experience the raw beauty of nature while lounging in the comfort of a Bluewater standard accommodation. Bluewater Sumilon glamping offers an exciting camp life experience. Learn basic bushcraft activities and other important life skills like primitive cooking, knife care and fire making from our experienced camp masters. 

Accommodations Include

  • Air-conditioned glamping tent accommodation 
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) 
  • In tent mini bar · Introduction to Bushcrafting 
  • Roundtrip boat transfers (Mainland Bancogon- Sumilon Island and vice versa) 
  • Explore Sumilon island for a day trip with marine sanctuary perfect for snorkeling, caves for exploring, kayaks, lagoons and hiking trails.

RATES:

  • Full board tent accommodation for two persons at P10,000 on weekdays and P12,000 on weekends. 

THINGS TO DO

  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Lagoon Kayaking and Fishing
  • Whale and Dolphin Watching
  • Trekking in Sumilon

HOW TO GET THERE

  • Oslob is an hour from Dumaguete City by car ferry and tricycle, or three hours away from Cebu City by bus. 
  • Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort has scheduled 15-minute boat transfers between their private jetty at Barangay Bancogon to Sumilon Island between 8:00am and 5:00pm.

TABLAS POINT

Location:Regional Highway 301, Santa Fe, Romblon

Rated by 4.4/5 by guests/visitors

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Tablas Points is located in Santa Fe, in the south of Tablas Island, Romblon. Experience glamping in Tablas Points, a perfect getaway out of the city.  They have many activities for guests such as island hopping, table tennis, volleyball and snorkel. Food served are sourced locally and are freshly cooked.
RATES: 
Room rates start at 4,500

THINGS TO DO

  • Snorkel at Looc Marine Sanctuary
  • Dive into the Blue Hole
  • Explore Busay Falls
  • Climb to the Binucot Beach viewpoint
  • Watch the sunset at Tablas Point
  • Explore Danao Norte Viewpoint
  • Discover Tinagong Dagat
  • Find Dulom Falls
  • Jump from the bridge in Looc
  • Calatrava Island Hopping


HOW TO GET THERE
Via Plane

  • Flight duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Tugdan Airport have a weekly flights to and from Manila every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 
  • Schedule of Flight : From Tugdan Airport to Manila at  3 pm, Manila to Tugdan at 1 pm
  • Airfare ranges from PhP 3,000 – 5,000

Via Ferry

  • From Batangas port going to Odiongan it will take 7 hours travel (Estimated Fare: PhP800 per person)
  • From Odiongan port, take a jeepney going to Looc. Estimated travel time is 40 minutes and fare at PhP150 per person

Reference
https://stays.tripzilla.com/en/stories/glamping-spots-philippines/54122http://www.wewander.ph/bloc-camp-site-the-glamping-experience-you-should-not-miss/https://www.gamintraveler.com/2019/04/03/how-to-get-to-tablas-island/

https://www.journeyera.com/things-to-do-tablas-island-romblon/

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    1. Thanks! We hope traffic will improve in the coming years with the current infrastructure projects of the government. I hope you will visit again.

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