Have a nice meal, right beside the waterfall. And by beside we mean literally by the falls. The Labasin Waterfalls Restaurant* is one of the center-pieces of Villa Escudero. Enjoy our traditional Filipino buffet lunch, kamayan style, while soaking your feet in the shallow running water.
La Cocina de Tita Moning
La Cocina de Tita Moning is stellar and in it’s A game if we’re talking about Filipino food! Right when you enter the house, the waitress offers you a complimentary lemongrass iced tea and grilled queso de bola bites on pieces of bread to tie you over for the house tour.
LULU specializes in breakfast and brunch. It is a popular destination for healthy yet comforting food. Although it has an impressive selection for vegetarians, the restaurant is also known for its quality steak and small bites giving you little tastes from a variety of cuisines.
Vikings is the absolute best buffet experience in the country, featuring a cornucopia of flavors that can’t be found elsewhere. Gather up your friends and family. This restaurant is located in, SM Lanang Premier, Upper Ground Level, The Fountain Court, J.P. Laurel Ave, Agdao, Davao City, Davao del Sur.
The dish gained popularity because of its delicious taste and ease in preparation. It tastes just right and the cooking time is around 30 minutes. The best way to eat chicken adobo is to have it with warm white rice. The combo is simply known as Chicken Adobo and Rice. Pouring some of the adobo sauce over rice before eating is a good idea.
Adobong manok, often called “chicken adobo,” is often considered the national dish of the Philippines. Although the origins of its name are are with the Spanish colonizers adobo is the Spanish word for a marinade Filipinos have been making tart, vinegar-based dishes since time immemorial.
Balut is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. It is commonly sold as street food in the Philippines The Tagalog and Malay word balot or balut means “wrap”. The length of incubation before the egg is cooked is a matter of local preference, but generally ranges between 14 and 21 days.
Kare Kare (Oxtail & Tripe Stew In Peanut Sauce)
Kare Kare is a classic Filipino slow-cook stew, usually using oxtail and/or ox tripe, with deliciously thick deep yellow peanut sauce with some vegetables. It has a very subtle taste because it is traditionally unsalted, allowing the flavors of the peanut sauce and the meat to surface and be enjoyed. It is usually served with some shrimp paste to make up for the lacking saltiness in the stew itself.
It is more accurately a cooking process that relies on vinegar and/or acidic fruit juices to denature the ingredients, rather than a dish, as it can also be used to prepare meat and vegetables.
The word “lechon” came from the Spanish term that refers to a roasted suckling pig. Lechon is a skewered whole pig roasted over charcoal, a popular dish in the Philippines. The production of lechon is a thriving business in Cebu.
Tapa is dried or cured beef, mutton, venison or horse meat, although other meat or even fish may be used. Filipinos prepare tapa by using thin slices of meat and curing these with salt and spices as a preservation method. Tapa is often cooked fried or grilled.
Halo-halo, also spelled haluhalo, is a popular Filipino cold dessert which is a concoction of crushed ice, evaporated milk and various ingredients including, among others, ube, sweetened beans, coconut.
Durian In Davao
Davao City also known as the Land Of Promise. At one time, Davao City was known as Durian Republic because the fruit can be bought any parts of the metropolis. Durian trees can be seen in nearby areas, particularly Toril and Calinan.
We wouldn’t be shocked if nobody has ever heard of Bitaog Beach and to be honest, it wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world. This stunning paradise is truly one of the country’s best hidden beaches. Completely detached from the hustle and bustle of the city, it offers a serene ambiance and a sense of seclusion. The island is blessed with powdery white sand, crystal clear aquamarine waters.
Oslob Beach, Cebu
See close encounter of the whale shark? Check out OslobBeach in Cebu, in addition to boasting a gorgeous sandbar, Oslob beach is the jump-off point for swimming with the Whale Sharks.
Bantayan Beach, Cebu
If you wan’t to move on to your problems, you can come to Banatayan Island. If you’re looking to disconnect and destress, this is the perfect island for you.
Great Santa Cruz Island, Zamboanga
Great Santa Cruz Island, Zamboanga one of the best beaches in the Philippines no wonder why National Geographic listed this pink beach at sta.cruz island as one of the beautiful beaches in the world.
Travelers in Manila looking for a quick escape from the stress of the city would usually opt for a retreat to Baguio. Here, the weather is cool and pine-tree fringed roads are free from the usual traffic. Baguio is well and good, but for those looking to tread along the road less traveled, a trip to Benguet is more like it.
Hikers will be happy to know that the third highest mountain in the country, Mt. Pulag, is here. If you’re here for an overnight trip, you’re in for a treat. Camping affords a spectacular view of crystal-clear skies and the cold weather is a welcome break from Manila’s blistering heatwave.
Once your legs grow tired from all the hiking, it’s time to relax. Sinot Asin Hot Spring Resort in Benguet amps up the relaxation level with great amenities and five sulfur thermal pools. These pools are fed by warm water coming from nearby mountain springs. These pools are said to have various therapeutic properties, but one thing’s for sure: they’re perfect to dive in after a day of strenuous hiking.
Dona Jovita Garden Resort
Just an hour’s drive from the capital, Laguna is studded with numerous hot spring resorts that boast various amenities at different price points. Near the foothills of the gorgeous Mt. Makiling in Calamba, Laguna lies Dona Jovita, one of Laguna’s best hot spring resorts. For weary urban-dwellers.
Dona Jovita Garden Resort is a 25-acre paradise that’s fully attuned with nature. The flora and fauna of Mt. Makiling finds its way within the verdant acre – now a natural habitat for peacock, koi, and horses that may be rented to explore the premises. A variety of flowers and plants lend vibrancy to the area, as well as numerous fruit trees and bushes.
Hidden Valley Springs
Hidden Valley Springs in Laguna may be the closest you’ll ever get to a nirvana near the city. Just an hour’s drive from Manila, Hidden Valley Springs is a secluded resort situated right smack in the middle of Mount Makiling and Mount Banahaw, Laguna’s two most famous mountains. It’s a tropical paradise that spans 110 acres with three spring pool areas, century-old trees, giant ferns, wild orchids, and a gorgeous waterfall tucked in the resort’s center. The greenery here is so thick it’s almost impossible not to relax.
Mineral pools surrounded with thick foliage feature varying temperatures, so it’s easy to find one that suits you. The Soda Pool features calming waters that were found to be comparable to Fuji and Vicki waters of Japan. The Lovers Pool, so concealed and secluded that it’s easy to miss, features numerous pools that may only be accessed by treading down a narrow trail half a kilometer long.
Mainit Hot Spring
Try a sampling of the city’s famed cassava cake, guzzle on homemade coconut wine, experience the annual Mayohan Festival in May, or visit cultural destinations like the Minor Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel or the Mortuario de Cementario de Los Indios.
Once you’re done with culture-tripping and sampling all the city’s famous fares, it’s time to take a dip. Head to Mainit Hot Spring with the family and enjoy wading in therapeutic pools that are good for both the mind and body.
Hot springs with sunroofs allow hours and hours of dipping without getting sunburned in the afternoon.
A variety of amenities and attractions offer fun for people of all ages: fish ponds, slides, gardens, as well as sculptures are scattered all over the place.
Puning Hot Spring and Restaurant
At your destination, a paradise awaits. Puning Hot Spring features various thermal pools, lush greenery, and charming nipa huts. The location offers some of the best hot springs in the Philippines. You’ll find a total of 13 thermal pools to choose from, all with various temperatures ranging from 40 to 70 degrees.
The hot springs are sure to give you the relaxation you’re looking for, but if you’re looking for more ways to unwind, head to Station 2 where you can experience a real sand spa. Here, guests are buried lying down with heads exposed in a pile of volcanic ash.
Hidden Island Resort ensure a pleasant stay for guests. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.
The ambiance of Hidden Island Resort is reflected in every guestroom. non smoking rooms, air conditioning, balcony/terrace, satellite/cable TV, shower are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the fitness center, garden, water sports (non-motorized). Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Hidden Island Resort.
Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa
Presenting a haven in the middle ground of fine luxury and raw nature, Two Seasons Coron is also a turtle and giant clam sanctuary, and known as the first eco-friendly luxury island resort in Coron.
Luxuries abound in its thoughtfully furnished, high-ceiling bungalow accommodations that carry a distinct contemporary Filipino tropical design. Perfect for the adventurous are the island tours and dive courses offered at the resort’s Pawikan Aqua Sports Center. You may also discover the beautiful underseas of Coron in the lap of luxury with the Molokini transparent kayaks and HydroBOB submersible scooters.
Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa enchants and excites while maintaining idyllic havens and quiet spaces of relaxation to create the infinite balance for a holiday in paradise, perfect for honeymooners and families alike. Our staff, with warmth and the renowned wholehearted Filipino hospitality, looks forward to welcoming you to the island.
La Carmela De Boracay
When all the day’s fun and excitement settles
down, our accommodation is the perfect place to unwind. Each
Room includes simplistic charm and warmth, and is tastefully designed with
classic furniture and equipped with simple conveniences to ensure your
We have an International Cuisine Restaurant that serves local and European food. Our Bar is always fully stocked with your favorite Cocktalils and Drinks. The pool area is perfect for them relaxing moments when you want to put your feet up and watch the world go by and Our resort is fully powered by solar energy
Paradise Island Park & Beach
What started out as a weekend picnic destination back in the seventies, catering mostly to friends and their families has become what it is today as not only the preferred island getaway for families but is also the byword for those growing impulsive groups who are so busy and yet wise enough to squeeze – in leisure in their hectic schedules at the spur of the moment. Having a shoreline of almost eight hundred meters (800 m), it is the only place in this part of Samal Island that has maintained its shores by feeding the fishes, clean them with having periodic “Scubasurero Activities”, and has placed a “safety pole” to ward off jelly fish and rubbish, discouraging anglers from poaching the area and encouraging its visitors to enjoy the marine life and leave the same so that others may also enjoy them. Its white sand beach as well as its surroundings are combed and cleaned throughout the day giving a pure and clean ambiance for its visitors and workers alike.
Pearl Farm Beach Resort
Pearl Farm Beach Resort was once home to a pearl farm, where precious pearls were nurtured and cultivated as the ocean’s most beautiful gems. Today, it is Samal Island’s jewel; an exceptional destination just off the coast of the bustling Davao City.
Luxurious comfort, breathtaking Filipino design, a protected natural environment, and the rich culture of the southern Philippines meet. Together, they create a relaxing, private retreat unlike any other in the Philippine archipelago.