10 Eco-Friendly Holiday Homes In The Philippines
28 July 2017
Eco-friendly tourism appears to be a thing lately, with tour packages revolving around conserving nature (like a visit to an aquatic animal sanctuary resort) and staying at eco-friendly accommodations. If you are passionate about saving the Earth and love to be surrounded by nature, these eco-friendly holiday homes would be the perfect place for you to stay while you’re in the Philippines:
White Airy House, Silang
Located in a peaceful farm lot away from the busy main road, White Airy House is the perfect place for families and friends to have a quality time together. Being only 10-17 minutes away from nearby attractions like Picnic Grove, Skyranch Taal Vista, and Tagatay Rotonda, the house accommodates up to 10 people and has a caretaker to assist you with your needs.
Narra Hill, Tagaytay
Nestled on top of the hill with a breathtaking view of Taal, Narra Hill is ideal for couples or honeymooners who need more privacy. Accommodates two people, the house comes with a private plunge pool, gardens, and an organic greenhouse. There’s breakfast and free parking available for guests.
Necerita’s BnB Tropical Retreat, Puerto Galera
Necerita’s BnB Tropical Retreat is a self-contained apartment on the top floor of a three-storey house, with an adjoining tree house nearby where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the South China Sea. Accommodates up to nine people, the apartment offers breakfast, free parking, and wireless Internet.
Sommer Eco Cottages, El Nido
Built in the mountainside, the Sommer Eco Cottages compose of seven native cottages where you can stay and enjoy the nature. Experience the local way of life and explore the surrounding area while you’re here. Tricycles are available if you need to get around, and tours can be arranged upon request.
Villa San Manuel, Puerto Princesa
Offering a free pick up from the airport and welcome drinks upon your arrival, Villa San Manuel is located in a quite neighbourhood and accommodates up to four people. Nearby attractions include Honda Bay, El Nido, and Robinson Mall. Wireless Internet and free parking are available for guests.
Marian’s Beach Home, Mabini
For beach lovers, Marian’s beach home offers a great chance for you to enjoy water sports, which include wake boarding, windsurfing, island hopping, sailing, and kayaking; as well as underwater photography. Accommodates up to six people, the beach home provides free parking, wireless Internet, and a maid service.
The Manzante Farmhouse, Vigan
Experience the life of a Filipino farmer at the Manzante farmhouse, surrounded by ornamental plants and fruit trees. The sturdy farmhouse with a modern-rustic-country lifestyle concept features a grass-carpeted front lawn and a spacious backyard with a cabana and a hammock where you can enjoy nature comfortably. Accommodates up to 16 people, the farmhouse is close to attractions such as Raphaelum, The Church of St. William The Hermit, Magsingal Bell Tower, and Salomague Island.
Date’s Farmhouse, San Vicente
Another farmhouse offering a respite in the rural, Date’s farmhouse features a dragon fruit plantation and mango orchard. Here, you get to experience the Ilocano daily life and see farmers and furniture makers go about their daily business. Explore the area and cross the bridge towards a small village in San Sebastian to see oysters being farmed. The farmhouse accommodates up to six people.
Alona’s Traditional Filipino Home, Alaminos
Wondering what it’s like to live in a traditional Filipino home? Alona’s home is the perfect place to enjoy the warm hospitality of a Filipino family. Accommodates two people, the home offers free daily breakfast and parking. Nearby attractions include Lucap Wharf, the Enchanted Cave, Bolinao Falls, Potipot Islands, and Bolo Beach.
Lush Green Beachfront Villa, San Teodoro
Another villa for beach lovers, the lush green beachfront villa features a separate grill house, a dining area, a gazebo tree house, a children’s playground, and a big hut for every activity. Accommodates up to eight people, the villa is disable-friendly and offers free parking.
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