Staycation In Rizal, Philippines: Top 10 Spots - Updated 2021

staycation in rizal
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Keira
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If you find yourself traveling to the Philippines, the culturally rich (yet infamous) archipelago of 7,107 islands in Southeast Asia, make sure to stay in the beautiful yet underrated province of Rizal. This is considered to be one of the first-class provinces of the Philippines. As the country is known for its impressive and unparalleled beaches, La Union or Batangas’ beaches definitely are places to be. Truth be told, Rizal might not be the top-of-mind, to-go staycation for most, but you may want to think twice before ruling this province out of your choices. Rizal takes pride in their cultural sights, mountains, and their destinations that are worth your stay. If you’re looking for a place to stay, here are a few options that are made to be on your Instagram. Get ready for your staycation in Rizal and check out these amazing spots!

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1. Thunderbird Resorts - Rizal (from USD 134)

Ready for your weekend getaway in Rizal? The luxurious and breathtaking Thunderbird Resorts is part of Rizal’s pride. The resort is built on the highest peaks of Sierra Madre Mountain Range, the perfect place to be to capture stunning pictures of Manila Skyline and Laguna de Bay. The hotel provides guests with access to an infinity pool, a casino, a golf course, spa, area for volleyball or cycling, and other recreational facilities. Each room is provided with spacious quarters equipped with flat-screen cable TV, a seating area, and a private bathroom. Access to free WiFi is also made available in the entire resort. The resort also prides in their Koi Restaurant which serves various popular Asian dishes. In-room dining is only a room service call away. The location is no more than a 10-minute walk from Angono Petrodlyphs and a 20-minute drive from SM Taytay. Cardona Rock Garden is a 40-minute drive away.


Thunderbird Resorts - Rizal

Address: Eastridge Avenue, Rizal

Terrace Air conditioning Free parking Newspapers Kids' outdoor play equipment Currency exchange 24-hour security Massage

2. Balai Tanay Bed & Breakfast - Tanay, Rizal (from USD 241)

This bed-and-breakfast is situated amidst a one-hectare farm and surrounded by nature. The property offers full-board meals and yoga classes, from Vinyasa, Rocket, and Gentle Flow Yoga varieties. There is a fully-furnished kitchen with utensils and drinking water, two air-conditioned bedrooms which can accommodate up to six guests; while a fan-cooled loft can accommodate 14 more individuals. An a la carte breakfast is included. Boodle-fight type meals are available as requested; buffet meals are also available for 950 PHP (around 18 USD) per guest for three meals. Access to WiFi is available, but due to the remote location, connection speed and cellular reception are limited. The place is located close to Daraitan river, Daranak falls, Tinipak river & Masungi Georeserve. This area is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, and even off-roading, or when you simply need a breather from city life.

Balai Tanay - Cottages in Sierra Madres
Tanay, Calabarzon, Philippines
127 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i wish that- the water heater were both working
beds are comfortable and sleeps ~18 very comfortably
it would have been perfect if there was a pool
Cleanliness:
very clean and relaxing
they clean the place automatically
the yard was kept very clean and was really beautiful
house is clean and the outside is peaceful
the listing is beautiful and clean
Host:
the host was easy to talk to
very easy to communicate with the owner and he accommodated even our last minute requests :)
bonus points for a very responsive host as well as caretakers
michael the owner was very responsive and provided all info i needed
the caretaker was also very helpful
Location:
the location was amazing
it is also near some places of interest in tanay
it was nice being so close to tinipak and daranak
the place is also relaxing since the location is far from the city
place was nice and very ideal for our planning session
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3. Loreland Farm Resort (from USD 86)

Loreland Farm Resort provides guests with various shared outdoor pools. A playground is available for kids’ use. Loreland also provides guests with spa facilities, so they can take a break and get a massage or relax in the sauna. Local and international cuisines are served at Verde Restaurant. Barbecue facilities are also available. Every unit is air-conditioned and furnished with flat-screen cable TV and a private bathroom with hot and cold shower. Guests can also play billiards. This accommodation is only a 7-minute drive to Hinulugang Taktak, an aesthetic waterfall in the province of Rizal on Luzon Island, and a 15-minute drive to Antipolo Church.


Loreland Farm Resort

Address: Sitio Loreland, Barangay San Roque, Rizal

Mini-market on site Chapel/shrine Laundry Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning WiFi Available Air conditioning Spa and wellness centre Physical distancing rules followed

4. European inspired apartment in Antipolo (from USD 36)

This cozy apartment has two bedrooms which are perfect for up to four guests. This property is only a single ride away to many tourist attractions. It is also close to the market area and malls. The house has a single bathroom, a furnished kitchen–perfect for cooking up simple meals–and a roofdeck with a mini garden. The guests have complete access to WiFi for their convenience.

Cozy Industrial Chic Apt,Netflix+Balcony,Antipolo
Rizal, Calabarzon, Philippines
228 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what we loved the most - the kitchen amenities and overall combined function+ aesthetics
it was indeed cozy with a view and very wonderful interiors
very accessible and stylish :) it's essentially complete with the kitchen and full set of kitchen wares
nice & cozy place to chill
just a suggestion the bathroom would be fantastic if there's a bidet
Cleanliness:
place is clean and stylish
it was clean and well organised
the apartment was really clean when we arrived
jackie’s place is very clean and cozy
clean relaxing and unique yung style ng house
Host:
jackie is a super host
very accommodating host kudos
the caretaker was very helpful
leonora the on site host is very obliging and charming
jackie was very friendly and accommodating
Location:
it’s also close to the centre of cogeo which is another positive
lovely space near the metro
a relaxing neat and well organized apartment in a surprisingly calm neighborhood near busy cogeo
the place is so relaxing and so near in the market
jackie's place is ideal if you want to relax and don't want to go that far
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5. Budget-friendly and accessible condotel in Cainta (from USD 17)

Looking for an affordable staycation in Rizal? This studio-type condotel can accommodate up to two guests. The budget-friendly space comes complete with complimentary essentials, access to WiFi, and TV. The area is accessible for commuters and is only a ride away to the mall and chain restaurants. Free parking is also available for the guests’ convenience.

Cheap but clean Condotel near to all!!!
Cainta, Metro Manila, Philippines
13 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is free and the ac is in good condition
Cleanliness:
the place was nice it was clean and some basic amenities where provided like towels shampoo’s and showergel
Host:
we both had our motorbikes secured since there was a covered parking lot for the owners and guests
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6. Altaroca Mountain Resort and Events Place (from USD 60)

Altaroca Mountain Resort and Events Place is located in Antipolo, Rizal. They provide guests with a shared outdoor swimming pool, barbecue facilities, and a garden. Each room is furnished with a flat-screen TV and has a private bathroom and terrace. Free WiFi is made accessible in the entire resort. The in-house restaurant specializes in both Chinese and local cuisines. Tourist destinations like the Pinto Art Museum is 2.2 km (1.4 miles) away, and the Casa Santa Museum is 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from the property. The nearest airport, Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, is approximately 28 km (17 miles) from the property.


Altaroca Mountain Resort and Events Place

Address: Taktak Road, Bankers Village, Barangay Sta. Cruz, Rizal

BBQ facilities Shared lounge/TV area Darts Bar Meeting/banquet facilities Billiards Swimming pool Daily housekeeping

7. The Leaf at Timberland Heights - Rizal (from USD 92)

If you don’t know where to stay in Rizal just yet, consider Timberland Sports & Nature Club in San Mateo. It is a 21-km (13-mile) drive from the heart of Manila. The Leaf is situated in a different building, no more than a minute’s ride away . The rooms are air-conditioned with flat-screen cable TV. Some units are furnished with a dining area and/or balcony. Each unit has a private bathroom with bathrobes and slippers made available. The Leaf has an on-site restaurant where guests can enjoy meals, recreational space for tennis and billiards is available for guests’ leisure. The area itself is also popular for cycling and hiking.


Timberland Highlands Resort

Address: Barangay Malanday, Timberland Heights, Rizal

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Physical distancing rules followed WiFi available in all areas All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Luggage storage Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Outdoor pool On-site parking

8. The CityWalk Suites Apartment (from USD 75)

The CityWalk Suites Apartment is located in Antipolo, Rizal. The property provides guests with access to free WiFi, a garden, a terrace, and a 24-hour front desk. Each room includes air-conditioning, a private bathroom, and is furnished with a refrigerator and kettle. This accommodation is around 2.7 km (1.7 miles) from Pinto Art Museum and 2.8 km (1.7 miles) from Casa Santa Museum.


The CityWalk Suites Apartment

Address: M.L. Quezon Extension, Barangay San Roque, Rizal

Airport shuttle (additional charge) Fire extinguishers WiFi Available Shops (on site) Dry cleaning Laundry Security alarm Air conditioning

9. Date & Dine Resort (from USD 59)

This resort features a shared outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant that specializes in Italian cuisine, and a gym. They also have a library and facilities you can rent to have a barbecue. Date & Dine Resort also provides guests with free WiFi access throughout the whole resort and parking spaces for their guests’ convenience. All units are air-conditioned and are well-equipped with flat-screen satellite TV, a closet, and a private bathroom with a shower and complimentary toiletries. This staycation in Rizal with a pool is 18 km (11 miles) away from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.


Date & Dine Resort

Address: 7th Avenue, Verbena and Begonia Drive, Beverly Hills Subdivision, Rizal

Non-smoking rooms All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Special diet menus (on request) Air conditioning WiFi Available Snack bar Physical distancing in dining areas Cashless payment available

10. Bosay Resort (from USD 77)

Bosay Resort is only 2.7 km (1.7 miles) from Pinto Art Museum and 2.8 km (1.7 miles) from Casa Santa Museum. This 3-star resort offers a shared swimming pool and children’s activities. Free high-speed WiFi is made available in the entire resort. Each unit is air-conditioned and furnished with a refrigerator and a complimentary mini-bar. Free parking is available for the guests’ convenience.


Bosay Resort

Address: Marigman Road Extension, Barangay San Roque, Rizal

In the province of Rizal

Learn to be fearless as you trek the hammocks of the Masungi Georeserve. Be adventurous as you swim in the Daraitan River or the Daranak falls. Explore nature and the culture of life. Relax from the stresses and demands of city life as you engage with activities like hiking, mountain biking, swimming, and more. Have a staycation at the perfect spot in this humble province that’s definitely worth a place in your bucket list.

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