Top 8 Resorts Near Metro Manila for a Quick Weekend Getaway

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Everyone would agree that we all deserve a break from all the stress from work or school -- even for just a few days. Spending a quick weekend getaway out of town is great for unwinding. Thankfully, there are a number of resorts that are only three hours or less drive from Metro Manila which means less time for travel and more time for relaxing.

Here are the top 8 resorts near Metro Manila for a quick weekend getaway:

#1 - Anya Resort & Residences (Tagaytay): Tucked away from the busy main highway of the city, this resort is perfect for pampering. They provide lifestyle assistants to every guest to help fix check-in and check-out schedule, book days tours around the city, and many more. One of the resort's highlights is its infinity pool that overflows to another infinity pool.

#2 - Soler Sea Resort (Batangas): Launched on January 2018, this resort managed by celebrity couple Robin Da Roza and Maffy Soler features elegantly-designed rooms that can accommodate up to 12 guests -- perfect for family and barkada getaways. Its infinity pool seems to extend to the less-crowded Balayan Beach.

#3 - The Cabin Resorts (Baliwag, Bulacan): Surrounded by a peaceful woods and manmade lake, this private paradise offers ultimate exclusivity with a cabin that can fit up to 10 guests and a "White House" can accommodate a maximum of 15 people. You can get to enjoy unlimited use of the KTV. kayaking around the lake, or just enjoying your friends' and family's company.

#4 - Liwalize It Surf Camp (Zambales): Surfers usually flock to Baler, La Union, or Siargao, but there is actually a beach ideal for surfing within just 3 hours from Metro Manila. The resort's catchy name is just fitting to its traditional kubos, or 2-story nipa huts, and campsite that offers a chill vibe for surfers and non-surfers as well.

#5 - LeBlanc Hotel and Resort (Antipolo, Rizal): Accessible within almost just one hour drive, this resort is a good place to just laze around without the long travel. A lot could be done in the resort including playing basketball and billiards, swimming, or just relaxing by the chairs. They also have 9 function rooms perfect for events such as weddings, debuts, reunions, and many more.

#6 - Noni's Resort (Batangas): Situated 1,000 ft. above sea level and overlooking the Taal Lake, Tagaytay ridges, and Mt. Maculot, this resort offers a serene ambiance and relaxing surroundings with modern amenities. They have a wide selection of rooms and villas but you can also opt to do glamping, or luxurious camping.

#7 - The Oriental Hotel (Bataan): Through a ferry ride from the Esplanade Seaside Terminal at Mall of Asia to the Port of Capinpin, Bataan could be accessible within less than an hour only. Where else to stay but in this resort that offers impressive accommodations. Their adventure camp is also an ideal place for team-building activities.

#8 - Casa Angelina (Zambales): There are many beach resorts in Zambales but this boutique resort offers a more private approach with only four spacious rooms that are suitable for up to 6 guests each. Two of the rooms have a relaxing ocean view while the two others have a beautiful garden view. All the rooms are airconditioned and built for the convenience even of guests in wheelchairs.
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