Monday, March 23, 2015

Top 20 Luxury Resorts in the Philippines

Philippines is made up of over 7,100 islands and here you can find hundreds of fine beautiful beaches and luxury resorts that will surely make your vacation grand. Here are the top 20 luxury resorts in the Philippines (in alphabetical order)
Aman Resort Amanpulo is the most luxurious resort in the Philippines with sky-rocketing rates that can go over $1,000 per person. For elites who want only the best destination especially for their honeymoon then there’s no better place than Aman Resorts. It’s exclusive and private first-class resort that only the most famous and wealthy can indulge.You can reached this resort through private flights. Rates range from $850 to $4,725.

Amanpulo- Aman Resorts
Balesin Island  is a mere 25-minute plane ride from Manila. It is located east of Mauban, Quezon beside the Polillo Islands and nestles at the gate of Lamon Bay, one of the richest, undisturbed fishing grounds in the Pacific. A true island paradise. Not open for the public, membership fee is around Php 3M.

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Balesin Island / Photos by Johann Sy

Misibis Bay Resort is in Cagraray Island of Bacacay, Albay. It’s 5-hectare wide and has a tropical landscape where you can see the jungle, volcanoes and their beautiful white sand beach. This is the place of luxury where you’re just a few steps away from a great adventure. Rates start at $470 to as high as $1489.
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Misibis Bay Resort

Lagen Island Resort is another luxury resort in El Nido, Palawan. It’s a resort situated in lushious forest and it’s perfect for couples who want to go in their tropical honeymoon. They have Forest rooms that are priced at P19,576 a night, Water or Beachfront cottages at P23,655 a night and the Forest Suite at P26,102 a night.

Lagen Island Resort
Dedon Island in Siargao
To be found on the south-eastern coast of Siargao, just along the region of the Philippine Deep and the renowned surfing spot of Cloud 9, Dedon Island lies amidst the prehistoric tropical forests and the picturesque, clear blue waters, and is well loved for its unique architectural design, biodiversity and extraordinary journey it offers its visitors.
Boracay Grand Vista Resort & Spa is a 5 star luxurious resort with a beautiful view of the crystal clear waters of Boracay. It has its own private swimming pool for each of the 41 suites in the resort plus one giant swimming pool. Another pool has its own man-made waterfalls. Average price ranges from P5,700+ to P8,500+ a night.

Boracay Grand Vista Resort & Spa
Buri Resort and Spa is one of the finest and most luxurious resorts in Puerto Galera. Breathtaking view of the sunset and the fine Puerto Galera beach and luxurious accommodation makes this one of the most sought after luxury resorts in the country. They also boast of their private garden and their lounging poolside for their guests. Rates range from P6,710 to P12,991 depending on the type of villa and the season.

Buri Resort and Spa

Discovery Shores Resort and Spa is another luxury resort in Boracay. They have 88 luxury guest rooms with modern design. It has man-made waterfalls that make relaxing sound for their guests to enjoy and a large swimming pool with Jacuzzi. Rates range from $366 to over $800 a night.

Discovery Shores Boracay
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Dubbed as the island of romance, enchantment and mystery, Huma Island Resort & Spa is considered as one of the hottest, stunning escape destinations in the Philippines, boasting of its Maldivian-inspired resort, located in Busuanga, Palawan. Huma Island offers 81 cabins, 64 of which are nestled over the clear, aquamarine waters of Palawan all equipped with modern room facilities for you to truly enjoy.

Shangri-la Resort & Spa can be found in Boracay and Cebu. Both are known best beaches blessed with distinct dining options and most luxurious spa villages in the Philippines.  They offer rooms and villas with price ranging from P19, 100 for deluxe room to P70, 500 for villa Balani per night.

Shangri-La Boracay
 Davao is an exclusive luxury resort situated in Samal Island, Davao del Norte. This gives you ultimate privacy as renting here means you get the whole island to yourself. It gives you a sense of what it’s like to own your island and for the time, the island is yours to enjoy. Rates range from P64,000 for day tour to P137,000 for 10 persons max and addition of P6,000+ per excess pax.

The Island Buenavista
Atmosphere Resorts & Spa in Maayong Tubig Dauin, Negros Oriental is a fine luxury resort that is situated in a coconut plantation and is a great venue for those who want to go scuba diving or snorkeling. It’s at the tip of Negros Oriental and this beach front location gives you breathtaking view of the Philippine Sea. You will surely love their spa and their suites. Rate starts from P6,000+ a night.

Atmosphere Resort & Spa
Two Seasons, Coron Palawan
Positioned on a lush, tropical neck of land in Malaroyroy, Coron, Palawan is Two Seasons Island Resort and Spa. Two Seasons is deemed as one of the promising luxury resorts in Coron owing to its scenic palm-fringed trees, eco-friendly ambience and diverse marine life. The island resort will definitely lure you with its captivating views, exciting leisure activities and serene spots for relaxation that are ideal for honeymooners and family bonding.
Miniloc Island Resort is one of the resorts in El Nido that offers luxurious accommodation. Rates start at P6,500 to P16,100. El Nido is one of the best islands in Palawan and you’ll surely enjoy all the fun activities and the inclusions on your accommodation with Miniloc Island Resort.

Maniloc Island Resort
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Antulang Beach Resort is the luxurious resort that Dumaguete can really be proud of. Each villa has its own private pool and also with heated Jacuzzi that’s just perfect for honeymooners or for a family luxury vacation. Each room gives you a breathtaking view of the sea. The white sand beach of Antulang and the 17 dive sites here are just two of the many reasons why tourists love to stay here. Price ranges from $55 to $345+

Antulang Beach Resort

Out of the Blue Puerto Galera is pride of Mindoro. Mindoro is the ultimate destination during summer from Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Rates go from $65 to $365 a night for their villas.

Out of the Blue
The Peacock Garden was formerly called as the Peacock garden Luxury Resort and Spa which is just a few minutes away from the city of Tagbilaran. This luxury resort boasts of its grand garden and the sea view. Rates range from P9000+ to P16000+ per room.

The Peacock Garden
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Plantation Bay Resort is just 30 minutes away from Cebu City. It’s a 5 star luxury resort that welcomes even the popular guests both from the local and international seen since it opened its doors back in 1996. Rates range from $160+ to $850++.

Plantation Bay
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Pearl Farm Resort Davao – is another pride of Island Garden City of Samal because everything inside the resort is as lovely as its name. It offers you a wide variety of water adventure experience and rejuvenating package. This beach resort isn’t just for a vacation getaway, it is also ideal place for honeymoon, wedding, corporate meetings or any special event you want to celebrate. Visit Pearl Farm Resort and discover its historical background and why it is called as the “Pearl of the Orient”.

Pearl Farm Resort / Photo by Minorojo
Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa is in Marinduque, southeast part of Luzon. Its architecture is Santorini-inspired and from the sky you’d see the mixture of the white buildings of the resort mixed in with the lush green of the island and surrounded by dark blue waters. A true paradise with price ranging from $680 to $2,200 per room or villa/night.

Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa