Looking for weekend getaways near Manila for the best overnight places near Manila experience? We’ve got you covered!

Whether you want a family weekend getaway near Manila, an affordable romantic getaway near Manila or just a quick weekend getaway from Manila, here’s a list for you to choose from! When you are tired and stressed out from work, traveling is one way to spend your rest day. After a relaxing weekend, you’ll be full of energy to face Monday.

In this article, we have listed some of the best weekend getaways near Manila so you can make the most of your time away from the company. And if you want, you can even make it your go-to overnight places near Manila.

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Weekend Getaways Near Manila

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@ Batangas

Villa Jovita

Villa Jovita Resort

Experience Bali now in Batangas at Villa Jovita Resort with their newly added Bali inspired corner. Aside from this, the resort is well-known for its non-chlorinated pools. Whether you’re planning a day tour or an overnight trip, you’ll love swimming in the riverside pools and soaking in the beauty of nature. It’s a must-add to your overnight places near Manila list.

Villa Severiano

Villa Severiano Resort

If you are looking for a private resort for your barkada, Villa Severiano Resort is one of the best choices in Batangas. The resort has a function hall, a balcony, sets of rooms and pools to provide you an unforgettable experience. The place is perfect for events and team buildings.

  • Location: San Pablo, Santo Tomas, Batangas
  • Travel time from Manila: 2 to 3 hours
  • Expenses: Overnight for a group is around P13,000. We were around 60 people when we went there.
  • Travel Guide: https://wanderera.com/villa-severiano-resort/

Enjoying the Beach at One Laiya

One Laiya Beach Resort

For an affordable Laiya experience, One Laiya Beach Resort has one of the lowest prices along Laiya beach. With the creamy and fine sand, you’ll feel like you’re in paradise. Don’t forget to bring reef-safe sunscreens and be a responsible traveler. A must visit weekend getaway near Metro Manila!

Binukbok View Point Resort

Binukbok View Point Resort

Love snorkeling? Binukbok View Point Resort boasts of a rich marine life. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see the talahitok run. Bring your own snorkeling masks for a better snorkeling experience or rent a few gears. If you’re up for it, you can even try scuba diving.

No Limits KFB Farm Resort

No Limits KFB Farm Resort

True to its word, No Limits KFB Farm Resort has no limits with its activities. You can play all day long around the green wide open spaces on this farm, wake up early to trek to Taal Lake, grill some meat, sing karaoke, and try glamping. The best part? The farm resort allows you to get free eggs and fruits around the place.

Marian Orchard

Marian Orchard

Marian Orchard is one of the well-known places to go to during Holy Week. The gardens in this place are well-built and beautiful. Bring your camera and an extra battery so you can take lots of photos.

La Virginia Resort

La Virginia Resort

Aside from the many pools and activities in La Virginia Resort, the place is mostly visited for its stunning statues and castles. You can also get a spectacular view of Taal Lake here.


Mt. Maculot

For a hiking experience, Mt Maculot is great for a day trip. Here, you can see the famous Taal Lake and the Rockies. From its summit, you will get a view of Batangas and even see as far as the seaports.

Taal Church over teh Hilltop

Taal Heritage Town

When you want to go to Vigan but don’t have the time to sit on the bus for around 12 hours, you can simply go to Taal Heritage Town. This place has tons of ancestral houses, and museums. The largest Catholic church in Asia can be found here. What makes Taal Heritage Town different from Vigan is their ancestral homes that are converted into a bed and breakfast inn such as the Taal Villavicencio Wedding Gift House.

Manuel Uy Beach Resort

Manuel Uy Beach Resort

Manuel Uy Beach Resort doesn’t have any fancy amenities. Here, you will only have the beach and your tent to enjoy. If you don’t have a tent, you can rent one here. There are parking lots nearby so you can bring your own car. The Stilts Calatagan is just a few meters from Manuel Uy so you can check it out and see what the Maldives of Batangas looks like.

Masasa Beach

Masasa Beach

Clear turquoise waters, creamy sand, and rich marine life? It’s all here in Masasa Beach. You can either stay in a tent, kubo, or transient house when you come to this paradise. Here’s a complete list of Masasa accommodation that you can book: https://wanderera.com/masasa-beach-accommodation/

Sawang Dive Camp

Sawang Dive Camp

If you love to spend the time by the beach with great views and all, Sawang Dive Camp is for you. Not only are there great snorkeling sites nearby but the staffs are also quite friendly. You’ll immediately feel like you’re home away from home. You can rent a tent or a cabana for the night.

valentino resort and spa

Valentino Resort and Spa

Want to go to a spa and relax by the pool at the same time? Look no further than Valentino Resort and Spa! It’s all in one. And if you’re feeling hungry, go taste the legendary lomi at Corcolon’s Lomi House. It’s just 5 minutes away!

  • Location: San Jose, Batangas
  • Travel time from Manila: 2 to 3 hours
  • Expenses:
    -Monday to Thursday – P175 (Kids) and P275 (Adults)
    -Friday to Sunday (And Holidays) – P200 (Kids) and P300 (Adults)
  • Travel Guide: https://wanderera.com/valentino-resort-and-spa/

Casa Antonio Glamp Vans

If you’re looking for am air conditioned beach front accommodation for your group or family, Casa Antonio Glamp Vans is the perfect place to book! You can opt to cook your own food with their kitchen or ask their staffs to cook food for you (for a fee, ofcourse). Don’t forget to check out the mangrove trees a few meters away. You’ll be amazed with how beautiful these are.

  • Location: Calatagan, Batangas
  • Travel time from Manila: 3 to 4 hours
  • Expenses:
    1. Bamboo Cabana – P2,000 per night ( good for 5 to 6 persons) Note: Bamboo Cabana has no aircon while the rooms have air conditioning.
    2. Tent Pitching Fee – P200 per tent
    3. Small Room – P4,000 (good for 5 persons)
    4. Medium Room – P5,000 (good for 7 persons)
    5. Big Room – P 8,000 (good for 12-15 persons)

Check Glamp Vans Beach Front Batangas on Facebook for the updated pricelists.

Casa Antonio Vacations: Playa Calatagan Beach Glamping

Imagine yourself glamping by the beach with a pool behind your tent. Sounds like a dream? Let’s make it a dream come true at Playa Calatagan Beach Glamping by Casa Antonio Vacations. This glampsite is every boho lover’s dream. You’ll find yourself lying in mandala roundies, swimming in an infinity pool, and running at the beach. So don’t wait, pack your bags today and travel!

*Note: Walk ins are not allowed. You need to book ahead of time. Read our travel guide on where to book.

casa antonio glamping

Casa Antonio Glamp Camp

Casa Antonio Glamp Camp is all about living life at its best and leaving your worries behind. Try their kawa hot bath at sunset, kayak all day long (for free!), eat like a king with their fiesta meals, tour the Starfish Island, have bonfire, get a massage and so much more!

*Note: Walk ins are not allowed. You need to book ahead of time. Read our travel guide on where to book.

  • Location: Calatagan, Batangas
  • Travel time from Manila: 3 to 4 hours
  • Expenses: Just like Playa Calatagan Glamping, I’m going to refer you to Casa Antonio Glamping for the updated price lists. Don’t worry. When you book, you’ll only have to bring yourself and a few spare clothes. It’s “traveling light” and “camping” at its finest.
  • Travel Guide: https://wanderera.com/casa-antonio-glamping/

@ Laguna

Paradis Island

paradis island

We all want to find that piece of paradise somewhere out there, our happy place. Well, guess what? I found mine at Paradis Island in Cavinti.

Just a few hours away from Manila, Paradis Island is every traveler’s dream of a peaceful getaway. From hammocks, kawa hot baths, floating cottages to treehouses, they’ve got it all here!

  • Location: Cavinti, Laguna (Around Lumot Lake)
  • Travel time from Manila: 3 to 4 hours
  • Expenses: Accommodation starts at P3,500 excluding service fee (good for up to 10+ persons) via Airbnb
    • Don’t forget to claim your discount! Get P1,600 travel credits from Airbnb when you sign up here.


Pandin Lake

Did you know that San Pablo City in Laguna has seven lakes? Wow,t hat’s a lot! One of its famous lakes is Pandin lake. You can try swimming in the lake, go rafting and eat a scrumptious lunch. One word to describe the experience here is ‘sulit’.

Hulugan Falls

Aside from the lakes, Laguna is also blessed with waterfalls. Go chase waterfalls in Luisiana, Laguna and visit three waterfalls in one day specifically Hulugan Falls, Talay Falls and Hidden Falls.

bato springs resorts

Bato Springs Resort

During summer when it’s too hot to go out, cool down a bit in the cool waters in Bato Springs Resort swimming pools. The place boasts of man-made waterfalls and spring waters that come from the mountains.


Nordic Homes Tagaytay

Nordic Homes Tagaytay

And when you just want the perfect staycation in Tagaytay, check out Nordic Homes Tagaytay. Not only is it instagrammable and pretty comfy, but the place also provides free Netflix and PLAYSTATION4 access. You’ll be sure to have lots of fun here.

La VeryOl's Kawa in Tagaytay

La Veryol’s

Kawa hot bath? La Veryol’s Mountain View Garden has kawa hot baths waiting just for you. You can also try their awesome massage for a good night’s rest.

happy soul santorini villa

Happy Soul Santorini Villa: La Bella Tagaytay

Just like its name, you’ll find your soul filled with joy upon entering this Santorini-inspired condominium unit. Every detail inside the room will transport you to Greece! It’s one of the best Airbnb staycation to have. Plus, it’s located inside the famous La Bella Tagaytay.

  • Location: Neogan, Tagaytay
  • Travel time from Manila: 2 to 3 hours
  • Expenses: Accommodation is at P3,200 plus 400+ service fee (good for up to 4 persons) via Airbnb


Camp Benjamin

If you’re looking for a great place for a weekend getaway, relax, swim, be surrounded by nature, and have time to play, Camp Benjamin is what you’re looking for!

Moon Garden

moon garden tagaytay

Set in a private garden in Tagaytay, Moon Garden is a magical place to stay in for a trip to Tagaytay.

Here you’ll be transported to Bali with all the rustic and relaxing vibe this place is giving off. With how commercialized Tagaytay has become in recent years, finding spots like this in the middle of the city is so refreshing.

  • Location: SVD Rd, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite
  • Travel time from Manila: 2 to 3 hours
  • Expenses: Accommodation starts at P3,500 excluding service fee (good for up to 3 persons) via Airbnb



On a boat to the Hundred Islands

Hundred Islands

You know what they all say, ‘a hundred islands means hundreds of fun!’. The Hundred Islands in Pangasinan is sure to provide you with the best island hopping experience.

Birdland Beach Club Resort


You can never get enough of Bolinao. From the Patar beach to the Bolinao Falls, a mere weekend won’t be enough to get the most of your trip.

Birdland Beach Club

One of the most unique accommodations available in the Philippines is the Birdland Beach Club. It’s where you will find the Bolifugao Towers. These are around 4 to 5 stories high kubos.

playa calatagan beach glamping

Playa Calatagan Beach Glamping

Campsites Near Manila

If you’re into camping, rejoice! Here are some of the best campsites for unforgettable weekend getaways near Manila if you want a cheap vacation near Manila.

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