A breath of fresh air is always welcome, especially when hectic days in the metro consume our endlessly filling work and social calendars. That’s why vacation homes have become a popular investment for many—including our favorite celebrities.
Sure, condo living is all trendy and convenient with everything you need within reach, but nothing beats enjoying a lazy day in a place you call your own, surrounded by an abundance of nature, fresh air, and the calming sense of home, albeit being away from (but still at) “home.”
With home videos in abundance since lockdown began, we’re lucky to have a glimpse of several stars’ personal spaces, including their summer homes where they get to relax and squeeze in that much-needed R&R. Whether you’re looking for a quick respite from stressful newsbits on your timeline or scanning the ‘net for some cool summer home ideas, find a bit of inspiration in these celebrities’ vacation homes. Read on!
Zsa Zsa Padilla’s Casa Esperanza
This property, tucked within Lucban in Quezon Province, boasts of a lush farm and a naturesque pavilion and rest house with a contemporary touch. Without taking away modern conveniences, Zsa Zsa and Conrad Onglao were able to retain the probinsya feel—a calming retreat that will make you feel connected to mother earth in ultimate comfort and style.
Enrique Gil’s Batangas beach house
A popular destination for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, actor Enrique Gil made the right choice of location for building a beach house. A resort-style space with a stunning view of the coast, this beach-bum-since-birth is able to soak in this airy, homey beach house any time.
Jinkee Pacquiao’s Saranggani private resort
She described it as “our little slice of paradise,” and we can see why—the Pacquiao family’s vast private beach home in Saranggani province is indeed a luxury tropical getaway. It boasts of a perfectly landscaped pathway, a view of the mountains on one side and the shore on the other (just look at that infinity pool!), and villas equipped with all the necessities and more.
Bea Alonzo’s Beati Firma Farm
Just recently, Bea Aonzo gave us a glimpse of her Zambales piece of land. Flourishing with eight-year-old mahogany trees and other plantation, free-roaming livestock and a tilapia pond, and pristine accommodations that she and her family lives in, as well as a number of bahay kubo, this work in progress is a beautiful and sustainable place that the actress is proud of.
Piolo Pascual’s hilltop mansion
In the latest vlog of Dr. Vicki Belo, she visits Piolo Pascual at his Batangas hideaway. Situated on top of a hill, this secluded property is a sleek and modern home surrounded by the invigorating naturescape. From the outdoor deck, one can see the nearby Sombrero Island, as well as parts of Oriental Mindoro.
Heart Evangelista-Escudero’s Sorsogon home
Hers is a simple abode filled with things she loves: beautiful nooks, greenery, a big fish pond, the flora, and a relaxing atmosphere you only get in towns far away from the city. Heart Evangelista-Escudero brings her flair for decorating whenever she’s around, moving pieces and making sure everything is picture perfect in her beloved home.