Roughing it out on an isolated beach with no electricity and just the stars might sound like a dream vacation for some people, but it’s not for everyone. Thankfully, camping doesn’t have to sound like such a nightmare for the more high-maintenance traveller.
“Glamping”, a mash-up of the words “Glamour” and “Camping”, has been a rising trend worldwide. It’s basically the same idea of camping but with most of the essentials that come with a typical hotel room. Here are 15 of the best spots for glamping in the Philippines that you should check-out:
1. Ultra Winds Mountain Resort (Baungon, Bukidnon)
The safari-style tents of Ultra Winds Mountain Resort can comfortably fit up to five large beds. Couples can also book a tent that comes complete with a king-size for the ultimate romantic getaway. The camping grounds come with 15 fully-equipped showers, and other resort activities that guest can enjoy for an additional fee.
Location: CDO Convention Center Access Road, Paulas, Baungon, Bukidnon
2. Aetas Glamping (El Nido, Palawan)
Considered one of the more luxurious spots for glamping in the Philippines, Aetas Glamping doesn’t fall short from its five-star resort hotel neighbors. Each tent has its own ensuite bathroom, veranda, and power outlets for your gadgets. You can even enjoy board games, “room service” , and the view of the lush forests and rice fields.
Location: Sitio Nasigdan Brgy. Villalibertad, El Nido Palawan
3. The Easy Adventure (Baler)
Guests can an enjoy a stress-free stay in their weatherproof, high-ceiling tents that are set atop wooden floorboards. Your “room” comes with a queen-sized bed, two armchairs, and even a picnic table on your private porch. Bonus points for using renewable energy via wind turbine so guests can charge their gadgets!
Location: Charlie’s Point, Reserva, Baler Aurora
4. Casa Antonio (Calatagan, Batangas)
Casa Antonio tents come in various sizes depending on the number of guests, and all are equipped with single beds per head. Reservations also come with up to three generously sized meals for the whole group. Prices are inclusive of an island tour that supports the local fishermen.
Location: White Beach, Calatagan, Batangas
5. Sta Ana. Glamping and Camping Resorts (Santa Ana, Cagayan)
Anguib Beach, where the glamping resort is located, is known as the Boracay of the north. So you know you’re in for something beautiful. Your tents are pitched on paradise, with the view of the crystal clear waters and the beach’s fine white sand. And to top it off? They carry portable air conditioners!
Location: Anguib Beach, Santa Ana, Cagayan
6. Bluewater Sumilon Beach Resort (Oslob, Cebu)
One view of your accommodations and you’ll know you’re not in an ordinary tent. Each comes fully appointed with twin beds, high-end comforters, a bedside lamp and table, and even an ice-cold mini bar! From there you can enjoy all that the luxurious island resort has to offer — restaurants, swimming pools, and more.
Location: Sumilon Island, Oslob, Cebu
7. Crystal Beach Resort (San Narciso, Zambales)
Crystal Beach Resort is one of the top resorts in Zambales and it also offers glamping! Your tent along the palm tree dotted beachfront property comes complete with three beds, an electric fan, electric outlets, lockers, and even free breakfast!
Location: San Narciso, Zambales-Pangasinan Road
8. Nurture Wellness Village (Tagaytay)
The Bali-inspired Wellness Village offers glamping with the tents strategically located under their lush canopy of trees. Your “bedroom” comes with a comfortable mattress, electric fan, clean sheets and the beautiful Tagaytay breeze. Here, you’ll truly be convinced to reconnect with nature, from their healthy and delicious food, to their holistic approach to relaxing.
Location: Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim II, West Cavite, Tagaytay
9. Nayomi Sanctuary Resort (Balete, Batangas)
Your pinterest-worthy glamping tent at Nayomi Sanctuary sits on its own wooden deck making the floor much more stable and clean then the typical camping site. You also get to enjoy the comforts of your own bathroom and lounge area without worrying about sharing your intimate moments with the public.
Location: JM Katigbak Street Barangay Alangilan Balete Batangas
10. Ten Cents to Heaven (Tanay, Rizal)
Ten Cents to Heaven is the perfect respite from the city with its sprawling greens, cool breeze, and breathtaking views. The Tanay resort offers a romantic setting like no other with its spacious tents, serene environment and closeness to the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Location: Sitio Mayagay II Cuyambay, Marikina-Infanta Hwy, Tanay, Rizal
11. Bloc Camp Site (Cavintini, Laguna)
This lakeside glamping site features tents of varying sizes that can house groups as large as twelve. Tents are conveniently furnished with airbeds, clean linens, electric fans, and power outlets.
Aside from the view of the beautiful lake, the campsite also has an outdoor film-screening area for that old-school, closer-to-nature kind of bonding that we should all get back to. Plus points for being a great starting point for a trek to Pagsanjan Falls.
Location: Sierra Lake, Cavinti, Laguna
12. Tablas Point (Santa Fe, Romblon)
A glamping trip to Tablas Point will remind you of an upscale safari adventure. Your incredibly spacious tent features a large canopy bed, a dining area, a terrace, and a private outdoor shower area. The space is perfect for families with small children as the resort even offers nanny service for those in need.
Location: Regional Highway 301, Santa Fe, Romblon
13. Sand and Stars (Dipaculao, Aurora)
Glamping at the Sand and Stars is perfect for those who want to dip their feet into the real thing (camping) without diving in too fast. The cozy tents come with comfortable beds, colorful throw, pillows, solar powered lamps, and uncomparable peace and quiet. Here, you can enjoy the relaxing sound of the ocean, and watch the stars shine bright like you’ve never before.
Location: Dinadiwan, Dipaculao, Aurora
14. Waling-Waling Island Resorts (Calaguas Island)
The “off-the-grid” eco-resort on the beautiful island of Calaguas features 14 open-air cabanas and eight kubols that can accommodate up to eight people. The kubol is a two-storey structure with the bedroom being on the 2nd floor and an open-air living room on the 1st. What’s best is they serve delicious home-cooked meals based on the fresh catch of the day!
Location: Calaguas Island, Vinzons, Camarines Norte
15. The Birdhouse (El Nido)
This glampsite only has four “nests” decorated with sunny, tropical finishings, a queen-sized bed, private bathroom and a balcony. Each luxury tent opens up to the breathtaking views of Bacuit Bay. Every detail and furniture is well thought out and designed with love, from the hand picked furniture down to the bamboo-made toothbrush.
Location: Maremegmeg Beach, El Nido
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