Top 10 Staycation Spots In Bataan, The Philippines - Updated 2021

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Far from the ritz and glitz, experience the most quintessential of a stress-free vacation smack dab in the rustic, and laid-back province of Bataan, Philippines. A backpacker’s dream destination, and a nature lover’s idyllic retreat spot, Bataan is home to wonderous nature attractions where one can easily find hotspots for hiking around the lush green mountainous regions leading to rivers, forests, and spellbinding waterfalls. Its two iconic mountain peaks are the Mount Mariveles and Mount Natib offering majestic backdrops to the already enchanting vistas. If you love eco-tourism then head to this verdant and bucolic destination for your next holiday. You don’t have to be a foreigner to enjoy its blissful serenity! Below, find out some of our carefully selected staycation spots in Bataan, Philippines.

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1. The Plaza Hotel Balanga City

With a unique Spanish colonial architectural design and a harmonious modern interior decor, the Plaza Hotel offers a luxurious getaway in Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga. This is a wonderful place to visit historical complexes such as the 18th century Balanga Cathedral. From its immaculate deluxe rooms to spacious and chic suites guests can enjoy the comfort along with the convenient amenities for a wonderful stay. The guestrooms have a pleasing warm undertone and are styled with fine furniture. The hotel also offers a plethora of outdoor activities. Feast on your favourite local delicacies and dishes right at the hotel’s restaurant where you would get the freshest seafood.

The Plaza Hotel Balanga City

Address: Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga, Bataan

2. ANTONs INN (from USD 33)

If you’re on a budget staycation then do consider Antons Inn. This place is decent and convenient located right near facilities in the Balanga city. Find yourself in an immaculate guestroom with basic room amenities, including an en-suite bathroom. The property has an on-site restaurant where you will get to taste delicious dishes made by a local chef.

3. Pan Resort and Hotel (from USD 54)

Whether you’re vacationing with family, friends or as a couple the resort is a perfect location for a relaxing retreat away from the bustling life. Bask yourself in a tropical ambience with palm trees and chilled cocktails at the shimmering outdoor pool of the Pan Resort and Hotel. The property offers a range of convenient and immaculate guestrooms with excellent amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Some of the guestrooms come with a private terrace or balcony overlooking the translucent pool. To titillate your taste buds enjoy some of the best Asian specialities at the hotel’s restaurant.

Pan Resort and Hotel

Address: Roman Super Highway, Barangay Daang Gumpay, Capitangan, Abucay, Bataan

4. Balanga Travellers Home (from USD 10)

Situated within close proximity to city facilities of Balanga, this spacious and quirky hostel is an ideal option for holidaymakers on a budget. Families, couples or backpackers will enjoy the warm hospitality of the staff members. The guestrooms are convenient and offer a private terrace where guests can enjoy a pleasing city view. Facilities include free Wi-Fi connection, a shared kitchen, and a common area.

BTH Traveller's Home

Wifi Available

Address: 594 Waling-waling Street, San Jose, Balanga
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Ironing service Free parking

5. The Duyan House at Sinagtala Resort (from USD 98)

Features as one of the most recommended holiday retreat in Bataan, the breathtaking Duyan House is tucked away in a secluded verdant area surrounded by rainforest. Undoubtedly the key highlight of the resort is definitely the outdoor infinity pool overlooking the spectacular rolling mountains, and the misty forest exuding a rejuvenating feeling. There are rustic yet decadent cottages which come with thoughtful amenities. Other facilities include a well-manicured garden to stroll leisurely, a children’s playground, and an on-site restaurant. A nearby attraction is the Bataan National Park. The resort also can organize some exhilarating outdoor activities at the Sinagtala Adventure Park where guests can go hiking, river trekking, zip lining among others.

The Duyan House at Sinagtala Resort

Wifi Available

Address: The Duyan House at Sinagtala Farm & Resort Tala Road, Bgy, Tala, Bataan
Accommodates: 9

Parking Restaurant Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

6. Crown Royale Hotel (from USD 50)

The modern and sleek Crown Royale Hotel invites enthusiastic guests seeking entertainment, city facilities, opulent guestrooms, and outstanding hospitality. Located in Balanga the hotel includes facilities such as a spa area, karaoke rooms, a store, a fitness centre, and an on-site restaurant. The opulent guestrooms are set in a chic-sophisticated style with fine dark wood furniture. Guests will find thoughtful room amenities such as a mini bar, a safety deposit, crisp bedding, and air conditioning. There is an en-suite immaculate bathroom with excellent toiletries.

Crown Royale Hotel

Address: Capitol Drive, San Jose, Bataan

7. Casa Veles Hotel (from USD 58)

The sleek-chic Casa Veles Hotel is situated in the downtown area of Mariveles in the southern part of Bataan. Blessed with stunning vistas, the hotel offers modern guestrooms awash with natural sunlight and have a minimalist yet luxurious setting. The guestrooms have comfy bedding with fresh linen, a private bathroom with toiletries, a desk, a TV, air conditioning, and a wonderful view of the neighborhood. The property also includes an on-site restaurant and a 24-hour front desk.

Casa Veles Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Lot A Commercial Area 8th Ave. , AFAB, Mariveles, Bataan
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Breakfast in the room

8. Playa La Caleta (from USD 71)

If you’re into experiencing a unique seaside holiday in an exceptional setting then Playa La Caleta is your next call. Located in the gorgeous coastal area of Morong, this quirky, chill-out and summer vibe holiday destination is reserved for fun and enthusiastic holidaymakers seeking for an intimate retreat close by the beach. Every little corner of the property has a unique and vibrant touch boasting a rustic feeling. Each room has a shared bathroom. There are an on-site restaurant and lounge area as well.

Playa La Caleta

Address: Matikis, Bataan
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Bar Non-smoking rooms Gift shop Library Hiking Snorkelling

9. Vista Tala Resort & Recreational Park Inc. (from USD 77)

Set in a secluded gloriously verdant area overlooking an enchanting forest, the Vista Tala Resort & Recreational Park is reserved for vacationers who are yearning for some quiet time. Sophisticatedly rustic, immaculate and sleek guestrooms, the hotel provides the ultimate comfort right in wild terrain. Besides, its decadent guestrooms, another key highlight of the property is the outdoor glistening swimming pool with a stunning landscape. Discerning guests will enjoy the combination of tranquillity, intimacy and decadent setting.

Vista Tala Resort & Recreational Park Inc.

Address: Barangay Tala, Bataan

10. The Oriental Hotel Bataan (from USD 103)

The luxurious Oriental Hotel Bataan is situated in Mariveles. The property is ideal for a family or romantic luxurious getaway. The contemporary-chic guestrooms have enough space and natural light offering garden or sea view. The rooms have peculiar character especially with the presence of the vibrant floral prints, smooth fine carpet floor, and opulent furniture. Other facilities consist of an outdoor swimming pool, concierge service, a fitness centre, an on-site restaurant and an enchanting garden area to relax. The hotel also provides continental or buffet breakfast occasionally.

The Oriental Hotel Bataan

Address: Hilltop Drive, Barangay Malaya, Freeport Area of Bataan

An offbeat holiday destination

Experience the ultimate secluded, and serene vacation right in the midst of the exuberant lush green Bataan. Wild rustic terrains, rolling hills, and beaches await you!

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