10 Best Beach Resorts In San Felipe, Philippines - Updated 2024

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Located in the province of Zambales, San Felipe is a beautiful tourist destination known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush vegetation. Visitors to San Felipe can enjoy activities such as swimming, sunbathing, fishing, and hiking. There are several restaurants and cafes located near the beach, making it easy to grab a bite to eat or sip on a refreshing drink in between activities. The municipality is also a short drive from Capones Island and its lighthouse, which was built during the Spanish colonial period. The island is located just off the coast of San Felipe and is a popular spot for snorkeling and diving. If you’re looking to camp while in the area, there are several camping sites available near the beaches. Need help with accommodation for your vacation here? Browse through this list of the best beach resorts in San Felipe, Philippines.

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Beach life in San Felipe

San Felipe, a small municipality in the Zambales province of the Philippines, boasts a coastline dotted with numerous beach resorts, making it a must-visit for beach enthusiasts. Experience the thrill of surfing at Monte Cruz Beach where the waves are big, making it an ideal playground for surfers. Nature lovers can embark on a 45-minute trek to Sagpat Falls, immersing themselves in the serene beauty of this natural wonder. Additionally, you can capture picturesque photos of Lubong-Nangoloan Falls / Anghalo Falls. The journey to this waterfall also includes a bumpy carabao ride, which only adds to the adventure.

To sample delicious seafood in San Felipe, head to Mommy Phoebe’s Place and try their buttered shrimp. For convenient short-distance travel, consider renting a tricycle to navigate the charming streets of San Felipe.

Beach resorts in San Felipe

1. LaZerena Lodge (from USD 56)

If you’re looking for a place to relax and unwind, LaZerena Lodge, just a short walk from San Felipe Beach, is the perfect destination. Wi-Fi is accessible, so you can stay connected while on vacation. Each room features a flat-screen television, and a private bathroom is also available with complimentary toiletries. This lodging also provides in-room service for a more convenient stay.

You can spend your free time in the game room or luxuriate in the public bath. Additionally, barbecue facilities are at your disposal if you’d like to grill some meat. The property also provides free private parking for its guests.

  • Property highlights: This property features an art lounge where you can unleash your creativity during your vacation.
  • Nearest beach: You can visit the beach that's just a two-minute walk away.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The spacious Suite with Pool View is ideal if you're coming here in a group.
  • Ideal for: Families, as they'll love the spacious family suite at the property.

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If you are also searching for attractions other than beaches to visit, I recommend Lubong Nangoloan Falls less than a 15-minute drive from LaZerena Lodge. We discovered the two-tier waterfall in San Felipe, Zambales. The water is so clear and cold. Entrance fee is only 50 PHP (0.89 USD).

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LaZerena Lodge

7.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Sitio Liw-liwa barangay sto. niño san felipe
39.96 km (24.9 mi) from Zoobic Safari

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Games room

2. Camp Rofelio Surfing Beach Resort

Located just a few steps from San Felipe Beach, Camp Rofelio Surfing Beach Resort features a nearby beach that allows you to surf all day and then relax in the evening with a beautiful view of the sunset. There is an on-site restaurant that serves delicious, freshly prepared meals throughout the day. And if you want to enjoy a drink or two while chatting with friends, be sure to check out the bar.

As a traveler, I find immense joy in trying new things, and this place offers a plethora of activities both in and around the area, including cycling, fishing, and windsurfing.

  • Property highlights: The ocean-view restaurant offers a perfect blend of beach vibes and delicious food.
  • Nearest beach: This property is located right on LiwLiwa Beach.
  • Beach amenities: Beach loungers, cabanas, chairs, and umbrellas are provided here.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The Modern Teepee House offers creature comforts and also comes with a grill should you crave a barbecue.
  • Activities/tours: This place offers surfing opportunities for both beginners and pros. You can also ride ATVs, plan a bonfire on the beach, and indulge in a fun match of beach volleyball.
  • Ideal for: Families as most of the accommodations can easily fit up to eight guests.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "Remember this is a surfing type of beach so expect waves to be powerful Camp Rofelio boasts of a pine tress and huts for accomodation. There is a villa for those who can book in advance. You can buy stuff at the camp store." - Elmo B
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Camp Rofelio Surfing Beach Resort

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: Sitio Liwliwa
39.79 km (24.8 mi) from Zoobic Safari

3. Limliwa Beach Resort

Traveling is my favorite hobby, and I am always looking for accommodation where I can unwind after a long day. If you’re looking for a place to stay in San Felipe that offers both relaxation and adventure, look no further than Limliwa Beach Resort. The hotel is nestled right on the beach where you can enjoy plenty of activities such as swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, and more. The property also has a restaurant and bar, so guests can enjoy a meal or drink while they watch the sunset over the ocean.

The hotel offers various leisure facilities, such as massages, to help you relax and rejuvenate. Moreover, a daily housekeeping service is provided to ensure that the rooms are clean and tidy, and all the necessary amenities are in place.

  • Property highlights: This property offers a massage facility to help you de-stress after a long beach day.
  • Nearest beach: The pathway to the beach is right across the road outside the property. The walk to the beach may take anywhere from 2-5 minutes.
  • Beach amenities: Bean bags and umbrellas are provided here.
  • Suggested rooms/units: The Teepee Huts are right on the beach and ideal for two guests.
  • Activities/tours: You can try banana boat ride on the beach or take surfing lessons provided by the resort.
  • Ideal for: Anyone who wants to spend a good time by the beach and relish delicious seafood thanks to the on-site beachfront restaurant and bar!

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "The beach was awesome! Clean and white sand. Although the nipa huts/rooms were quite small for out liking. But it was okay." - Chrisela Jane Monet
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Limliwa Beach Resort

9.0 User Rating

Address: Limliwa Beach Resort, Sitio Liwliwa, Brgy. Sto. Nino, San Felipe, Zambales, San Narciso, Subic (Zambales), Philippines, 2204
39.98 km (24.9 mi) from Zoobic Safari

Other beach accommodations in San Felipe, Philippines

4. Cozy beach house with outdoor kitchen (from USD 94)

If you’re looking for a secluded beach getaway, then look no further than this one-bedroom house in San Felipe. This rental is perfect for a group of friends or a medium-sized family who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. With the beach just a quick walk away, you’ll have easy access to activities such as swimming, sunbathing, and fishing. The house also has an outdoor kitchen equipped with all the essentials, which is perfect for preparing meals while taking in the surroundings.

The property provides you with a lovely garden where you can relax and enjoy the fresh air. Barbecue facilities are also available here.

  • Property highlights: Close to two of the best beaches in the locality.
  • Nearest beach: This property is just 4-minutes away from Boracay Beach and also close to Siargao Beach.
  • Ideal for: Families looking for a spacious property as there is a shared garden for outdoor games.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "...Everything was very clean and we loved the plants and the beach. It was not crowded and we were able to enjoy it with our dog. Please not that there were unleashed dogs roaming around the beach and resort areas, so make sure you watch your pet..." - Amihan (Philippines)
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San Felipe, Gitnáng Luzon, Philippines
39.96 km (24.9 mi) from Zoobic Safari
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in cottage 4 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is beautiful and indeed the kitchen is fully-equipped
a comfortable bed and a nice bathroom
Cleanliness:
sheila's place is clean comfortable and spacious
very clean and nice airbnb lodge with everything you need
everything was very clean and we loved the plants and the beach
room is clean and spacious so is the kitchen
from checking in to the cleanliness of the room everything was perfect
Host:
thank you sheila for being a great host
responsive ang host and caretaker
maam sheila was very responsive flexible and helpful
Location:
very good location value for money
enjoyed stylish place as well as the vibe of the neighborhood/community
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5. ZamBalai Guesthouse (from USD 154)

This charming guesthouse is within a five-minute walking distance of the beach, giving you easy access to all the fun and relaxation that the area has to offer. The rental offers comfortable accommodations with all the amenities you need to make your stay enjoyable. There is a shared kitchen, which is perfect for those who want to prepare their own meals. You’ll also find a spacious common area for guests to relax in and enjoy their meals.

This property is just 1 km (0.62 mi) away from the famous surfing spot, Liwliwa, making it the perfect place to stay if you want to ride some waves.

  • Property highlights: The property is just 1 km away from the famous surfing spot in the area, Liwliwa.
  • Nearest beach: You are just a 3-5 minute walk away from the nearest beach.
  • Beach access: Public
  • Activities/tours: You can visit the Liwliwa surfing spot and try this sport.
  • Ideal for: Large families as the room are pretty spacious, and the property also has a kubo for social gatherings.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "The place was nice. perfect for group/family outing who wants the amenities of a house. the place is near the beach but away from the crowd" - Lyz (Philippines)
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Santo Niño, Central Luzon, Philippines
40.68 km (25.3 mi) from Zoobic Safari
29 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was great kitchen utensils and appliances were complete as well as bath and bed necessities
Cleanliness:
it was so clean and spacious
this place is truly inviting clean and comfortable
the rooms the bathrooms the dining areas tambayan areas kitchen area are clean and are easily accessible
super nice and clean place has a relaxing ambiance
3-5mins walk to a niceand clean beach
Host:
her staff are also very nice and kind
host tin was very nice and accommodating
host is really nice and understanding
very accomodating and uber kind host :) kuya jr is also super kind and approachable
Location:
great place to stay with will definitely recommend
my friends and i had a great stay at tin's place will definitely come back
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6. Patricia's Beach House (from USD 137)

This beach House in Liwliwa is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing getaway. The beach is just a five-minute walk away and is patrolled by lifeguards throughout the day. You can also get the best cellphone signal at the beach.

Each room at the property has its own bathroom, so you’ll never have to wait in line for a shower. There is also a kitchen and dining area, so you can prepare your own meals if you prefer. A hammock is available outside the cottage for you to rest or take an afternoon nap. Free parking space is also provided for guests during their stay.

  • Property highlights: This beach house is in the famous surfing spot of San Felipe, Liwliwa.
  • Nearest beach: Just a five-minute walk away from the property.
  • Activities/tours: You can enjoy surfing at the beach and rent a surf board from the nearby shop. Apart from this, ATV rides and videoke are allowed until 10pm.
  • Ideal for: Families and teams as there's a 250 sq.m lot where you can do tent pitching, plan a team building activity, or fire up the barbecue.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "...When it to the beach... It is clean, well-maintained, and secured. The blackish gray sand is so fine you won't see a lot of stones or peebles. The water is cold since it is December but it is not too salty and it is clear. Waves are strong enough for surfboarding I believe..." - Basty (Philippines).
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San Felipe, Central Luzon, Philippines
39.67 km (24.7 mi) from Zoobic Safari
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 8 Beds 15 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is clean spacious and very relaxing
our stay was very enjoyable the place was clean nice and pretty
it is clean well-maintained and secured
the place was very cozy and clean
it is not overcrowded and it's really clean
Host:
the host is nice and responsive
the host and the caretaker are very responsive and kind
the host is very accommodating and very responsive
mabait ang care takers
first of all the host are super accommodating and they're easy to be contacted
Location:
patricia's place is a great place to spend a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the metro
lastly although it's a 5-min walk to the beach we enjoyed what we see around
we'll definitely recommend the place
great place to spend quality time with the family and friends
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7. Seacube Beach House (from USD 82)

Posted by Seacube Beach House on Saturday, July 17, 2021

If you’re an avid traveler looking for unusual and new experiences each time, just like me, then this container beach house is your best bet! This unique accommodation offers guests the opportunity to admire picturesque sunset views, a must-see for anyone visiting the area. It can accommodate up to six people comfortably, with a double bed and two double sofa beds. With plenty of room to park your vehicles and set up your equipment, you’ll have everything you need to make the most of your time here.

The property is set right on the beach, so you can enjoy shared beach access.

  • Property highlights: Container housed right on the beach.
  • Nearest beach: This property is just a stone's throw away from the shore.
  • Beach access: Public
  • Activities/tours: You can ride ATVs here.
  • Ideal for: Large groups as there is ample space for parking and team building activities.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "...warm sea and not crowded beach..." - Ye Jin (South Korea)
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San Felipe, Central Luzon, Philippines
41.33 km (25.7 mi) from Zoobic Safari
13 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in tiny home 3 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
when we first arrived we noticed that the room is clean and appealing
the place is in a residential area but the accommodations are clean and quiet when indoors
Host:
had a great time with friends before i leave the country the caretaker was also so polite and accommodating
it was perfect the host and the caretakers are all so nice and accommodating
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8. Fully furnished home with bright interiors (from USD 111)

This modern three-bedroom home is the perfect place to unwind, with its spacious living areas, comfortable bedrooms, and large windows that let in natural light and fresh air. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare delicious meals, and there’s also a barbecue area for those who want to grill.

With close proximity to the beach, just a few steps away, this home is ideal for a laid-back beach holiday in the Philippines. Plus, the outdoor shower allows you to clean yourself before entering the home.

  • Nearest beach: This rental is a short walk away from Baybay Beach, and a short car ride away from Liwa Beach.
  • Beach amenities: Outdoor shower
  • Activities/tours: Banka tours are available here and you can request the host for the same. You can also ride ATVs on the beach.

What guests are saying about their beach stay:

  • "...Beach is nice but a bit crowded since we went during the holidays. Beautiful sunset as well..." - Zion
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San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines
40.14 km (25.0 mi) from Zoobic Safari
207 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 15 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bonus: wifi was reliable
they also love the wide screen tv with netflix and wifi
it would be great if there was ac in the living room
thanks for the wifi and netflix :) the house is homey and comfortable
we also loved how the kitchen is complete from stove to utensils
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and spacious
pros:1) cleanliness - extremely clean the towels smells amazing better than hotels
beds were good and beddings clean and soft
it was spacious sheets were clean the bathroom as well
its really nice the house its clean
Host:
our host was very helpful and we use the service of cooking pick up of grocery
host is friendly and responsive
the care taker was fast to respond on our concerns
thanks host very responsive and kind
they were all very accommodating and such nice people :)
Location:
location was pretty good as well
we really loved the location of the place since it is really convenient
walk to the beach easy to get to from the bus station via tricycle
the location is good as it is near the beach and the public market
great place for family quick trip
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9. Cheio's Place

Simple and cozy, this property offers rustic huts for large family gatherings or team outings. The property has a kitchen and dining area that guests can use for free. You can directly access a semi-private beach, which is a sub-division of Liwliwa Beach. There’s a barbecue pit on the premises, perfect for grilling some tasty treats! The gated property is also ideal for kids and pets to play around safely.

At the end of the day, you can all gather around the fire pit and share stories.

  • Nearest beach: Just a few steps away from the rental.
  • Beach access: Semi-private
  • Suggested rooms/units: Bedroom number 3 is spacious and has a dramatic decor along with two double beds.
  • Ideal for: Large family gatherings and team building events as there's ample outdoor space.
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Santo Niño, Central Visayas, Philippines
40.24 km (25.0 mi) from Zoobic Safari
7 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 6 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Host:
martial was very helpful as well
thankful for our host's prompt responses and for catering to my issues and concerns
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10. Cozy private accommodation at TAôPô

The cabins at TAôPô offer a unique and affordable way to experience the beauty of the Philippines. Each cabin is fully equipped with essentials such as a private kitchen and bathroom. The place is perfect for couples or small families looking for a relaxing getaway. Wi-Fi is available, so you can browse the web whenever you want.

The outdoor living space at the property is designed to give you the most relaxing and enjoyable experience possible, with hammocks and beach chairs set amidst tall trees. Take a two-minute walk to reach the beach and enjoy some fun in the sun!

  • Property highlights: This property offers a relaxing ambiance with cozy outdoor seating and a hammock.
  • Nearest beach: It's just a two-minute walk away.
  • Beach amenities: Beach chairs are available here.
Stayed at this property?
San Felipe, Philippines
39.67 km (24.7 mi) from Zoobic Safari
8 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in vacation home 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what i really liked about the place is that we have our own bathroom in our room
Host:
leon is an awesome host
sir leon was very kind and helpful
great location accommodating staff clean place the beach isn't crowded
leon was responsive to queries and accommodating
Location:
we also love that its a few minutes walk to the beach
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Enjoy a wonderful stay in San Felipe

San Felipe is definitely a destination worth visiting. If you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation, the municipality has a lot to offer. Book any of the above-listed accommodations to enjoy easy access to the beach and have a wonderful time here!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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