With its adventure activities, endless beaches and jaw-dropping sunsets, Baler will surely welcome you home.
Dubbed as the birthplace of surfing in the Philippines, it is home to the country’s oldest and largest surfing community. It nestles in the eastern part of Central Luzon, just a 5- to 6-hour drive from bustling Manila. It will greet you with its magnificent coastline, crisp breeze, and large waves.
Due to COVID-19, Baler tourism is currently suspended until June 5, 2021 (this is subject to change; for updates visit Aurora Province’s official Facebook page).
So while waiting for this haven to reopen its doors, keep reading for your future plans and see the best Airbnbs near beaches and other tourist spots.
Baler Beachfront House
At Baler Beachfront House, you ca just sit by the shore as it is beside one of Baler’s famous surfing areas. You can rent the whole cozy place to yourself, which is just what a big barkada or family needs. It is near major restaurants, resorts, and surfing schools as well! The entire cottage can accommodate up to 15 guests.
This gorgeous and endearing beachfront house costs ₱15,500 per night (an additional ₱300 per night after the 10th guest) with amenities like your own kitchen, a homey living room, a videoke machine, and your own pool.
Now, if you want some quiet place to stay after a long day exploring the coasts, Balay Nenita is a bungalow native beach house for those looking for a place to relax and ease off from a busy routine in the city.
At ₱6,728 per night, you are provided with 3 bedrooms, 8 beds, and 2 bathrooms. This beautiful villa can hold a maximum of 10 guests, just right for a big family or group!
With hammocks in a big open space area, it is a sanctuary to surfers and nature lovers. It’s just 15 to 20 minutes’ drive to Sabang Beach and a 15-minute walk to Cobra Reef.
Even though it is not a beachfront Airbnb, Cowabungalows’s location has quick access to all the best tourist destinations in Baler. With a 15-minute walk is Sabang Beach and its boardwalk.
It features two bungalow houses, the Kanan and the Kaliwa, that have a mix of traditional and modern Filipino-style homes inspired by the house of the father of former president and Baler native Manuel Quezon.
For ₱3,000 per night, you’ll have a big bedroom with Wifi, 2 queen-sized beds, high ceilings, large windows, and a spacious bathroom. On the other hand, the kitchen is a shared space located under a nipa hut just outside the bungalows—a perfectly homey place to unwind after a fun-filled day at the beach and in town.
NNYL Baler Beach Front
If you’re looking for a place with beach and surf vibes, then NNYL Baler Beach Front is the right place to laze and forget about deadlines. A private room consists of 4 single beds and 1 floor mattress, it can accommodate up to 6 guests per room.
You’ll get to have a whole aloha experience for ₱4,400 per night, which includes various fun activities. The vicinity has these elevated nipa huts with beanbags and hammocks where guests could chillax while admiring the roaring waves of the Pacific Ocean.
According to the owners, a bonfire can be provided when guests’ request it, and an on-call cook could be hired so you can just relax and and loosen up while listening to lively beach music. The resort offers a variety of activities like surfing lessons, kayaking, and a day tour of Baler.
Note: Bring your own toiletries and own dining wares like cups, spoons, and forks as they will only provide the basic cooking wares.
La Casa Blanca
La Casa Blanca is a quiet seaside and hillside home from the busy town center of Baler You can rent out this entire house for a big group of people.
Staying in this incredible home makes you closer to the other famous surf spots around the area like the Cobra Reef, Cemento Beach, Aniao Islets, Diguisit Rock Formation, Baler Lighthouse, Diguisit Falls, and the famous Dicasalarin Cove.
It costs ₱15,600 per night, and can accommodate up to 16 guests. Don’t fret because it already includes all the good additional amenities you can think of. You have beachfront access, air-conditioned rooms, your own kitchen, a pool, cabled television, a washer and a dryer, and security cameras around the proximity.
La Casa Blanca presents a calming ambiance between the beach and the mountains.
Isaguirre’s Pension House
Last but definitely not the least on our best Airbnbs in Baler list is Isaguirre’s Pension House. This superb place has a panoramic view of the ocean. It is located near Sabang Beach, with each room having its own terrace overlooking the beach, a 360 degrees rooftop view deck, and air-conditioned rooms with each having its own bathrooms.
A private room in this pension house costs ₱3,000 per night, which already provides a simple yet enjoyable breakfast and can accommodate 4 guests per room.
So, after you explore Baler and practice your surfing skills, go grab a cup of coffee and admire the picturesque sunset from your own terrace!