Sometimes, all we need is a relaxing staycation to recharge amidst the exhausting daily grind. So if you are looking for a sign to take a pause and give yourself your much-needed getaway, this is it!
Only a few hours away from Metro Manila is the province of Cavite, and no, we're not talking about places to lounge in its component city of Tagaytay. Cavite has hidden Airbnb gems waiting for you that just might be what you needed.
Don't fret because even if you are watching your wallet, you deserve a weekend to breathe and treat yourself to one or a few nights of nothing but relaxation.
Ahead, check out the list of accommodations that are available depending on your budget for your next staycation:
Secret Farm in Amadeo
Book a traditional Ifugao-inspired hut in the Secret Farm in the municipality of Amadeo. This place offers a relaxing ambiance with luscious greeneries that will help calm your mind.
You spend your staycation lounging in the completely furnished and ready room or cooling down in the swimming pool. They also have a mini golf course and pool table for when you choose to become active and sporty during your stay. An outdoor lawn is also available for when you just wanna lounge outside and take in the scenery.
This listing can accommodate up to seven guests, as it offers one bedroom with four beds. Parking space is also available if you decide to bring your vehicle and it is not only you or your family are welcome because you can bring your pets along too!
You can book this farm-like stay starting at P3,000 per night.
Marcus’ Loft in Indang
If you’re looking for a “home away from home” type of vibe, maybe Marcus’ Loft in the municipality of Indang is the one for you. This loft with two bedrooms is perfect for families or a small group of barkada who are looking for a getaway. It is complete with a living room space and kitchen with appliances.
The loft has a private swimming pool access for guests and you can roam around the farm resort in which the loft is situated. The resort has a few facilities that you can explore and use such as the basketball court, garden, and campsite.
Marcus’ Loft is offered starting at P4,000 per night and can accommodate four guests.
Casita Anahaw in Indang
Another hidden gem in Indang is this cabin that offers peace and tranquility. Situated near Tagaytay, this tiny home is also a go-to if you’d like to experience the cold climate without being in a busy city.
Breathe the fresh air as you are surrounded by nature in this “loft-type accommodation” with an available pool. You can bring your family or the whole barkada as it can accommodate up to nine people. If you’re lucky, you might also spend the night with the fireflies around the trees in front of the place.
Check the availability of the dates and book this cabin starting at P5,850 per night.
Modern Bahay Kubo in Alfonso
In the Southern part of Cavite is the municipality of Alfonso, which hides a modern bahay kubo vacation home called Una Alfonso. While it is only 10 minutes away from Tagaytay, this fusion of modern and traditional design is perfect for those who are looking to relax in simplicity and comfort at the same time.
You can spend your time outside with its outdoor grill and hammock.
While you also have a private mini pool, Una Alfonso is also only a five-minute walk away from Saluysuy Falls where you can swim in nature’s natural waters.
You can book this Airbnb starting at P5,500 per night and is good for 6b guests.
Guesthouse in East Brook Resort in Silang
If you are into the resort experience for your staycation, try this guesthouse in East Brook Resort in the municipality of Silang which you can book for up to 14 guests.
You can bring the whole family and create memories as you take in the scenery, including the view of Laguna Lake. They have both adult and kiddie pools, as well as a heated jacuzzi available.
You also have the choice to spend the time indoors as their television has Netflix available and a PS4 game console is also available for use.
You can book their villa starting at P7,000 per night for weekdays, while it starts at P9,000 per night for Fridays to Sundays, as well as holidays. If you have children, bring them along as kids below four years old are waived from the fee.
Loft Cabins in Amadeo
If you’re looking for aesthetic and cozy cabins for big gatherings, book this loft cabin in Amadeo can cater to up to 12 guests. With a rustic look, this place is perfect for your weekend's modern escape.
You have exclusive use of the whole place, including the two loft cabins, a swimming pool, and even an outdoor cinema! You can spend time with your loved ones with their available board games or you can take your time alone and look through the books they have available. It also has Netflix on their televisions and a strong 200 Mbps Wi-Fi connection.
You can book this place starting at P11,250 per night.
Faustino's Private Rest House in Trece Martires
A Zen-inspired modern rest house awaits you in the city of Trece Martires in the form of Faustino's Private Rest House. This place boasts its 180-degree view of the skylines of both Manila and Cavite at night, with the cool climate being near Tagaytay.
The villa can cater to up to 12 guests with 3 rooms available. It has a pool table in its lounge area where you can bond with your friends. You can also sing your heart out with your family in their karaoke room near the swimming pool area.
This place perfect for small gatherings starts at P13,000, depending on the date and demands.