A staycation is a wonderful option for a quick vacation getaway. You don’t have to go very far from the city to have a stress-free day or two alone or with your companion. In the Philippines, going for a staycation is a common practice and Santa Rosa, Laguna is one of the popular spots for an impromptu holiday. Santa Rosa, a first-class city and the second-largest LGU (Local Government Unit), is found in the Laguna province of the Philippines. This provincial town situated on the west side of Laguna de Bay became a progressive industrial town for hosting the factories of Toyota and Coca-cola and the site of the country’s largest theme park, Enchanted Kingdom. Since then the city has been a mix of commercial, industrial, residential, and school zones. Below is a list of the best staycation spots in Santa Rosa, Laguna, the Philippines that you should try this coming weekend.
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Seda Nuvali is a modern, first-class hotel within Santa Rosa, near Nuvali Park, 0.53 miles (850 meters) from the Ayala Malls Solenad, 6.3 kilometers (3.91 miles) from Enchanted Kingdom, and 19 kilometers (11.81 miles) away from Tagaytay City, should you wish to take a side trip. It offers spacious air-conditioned double rooms with luxurious interiors that host two adults and two kids. Lounge on thick-cushioned beds while watching TV or enjoy the awesome Laguna Lake scenery from the big picture windows. The rooms are designed with a laptop desk so you can browse the net using free WiFi or work remotely from your office. Enjoy hot water showers provided with free eco-friendly toiletries. For relaxation, take a plunge in their infinity pool with a breathtaking view of the cityscape. There is a spa and a game room for the adults and a play center for the kids. Misto, the in-house restaurant, serves delicious Japanese cuisine in their elegant dining room.
Deluxe rooms await you at Paseo Premiere Hotel furnished with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free WiFi, en-suite bathrooms, and minibar. All rooms have chic interiors, plush, thick-cushioned beds, and big picture windows with splendid city views. Enjoy the best local cuisine offered at the on-site restaurant served ala carte and buffet style. The lobby has a very cosmopolitan theme with 24-hour front desk services. They also offer laundry services, money exchange, and shuttle services. For adult entertainment, there is a casino on site where you can spend your money and the entire night away. Paseo Premiere is 10 minutes to Nuvali Evoliving, 20 minutes to Enchanted Kingdom Theme Park, and 40 minutes to SM City Sta. Rosa.
Microtel by Wyndham is 6.7 kilometers (4.16 miles) to Enchanted Kingdom. All rooms are air-conditioned and have parquet flooring and huge picture windows. It’s perfect for a pit stop while playing golf at the world-class golf course 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) away. These are furnished with plush double beds, a lounge, wardrobe, laptop desk, free WiFi, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. The en-suite bathrooms have shower facilities and free toiletries. There are two outdoor pools for swimming with a wide deck for sunbathing and lounging around. The 24-hour front desk service can assist you with airport shuttle and all other needs. There is an in-house restaurant that serves Oriental cuisine and drinks for solo diners and small groups. Enjoy the outdoor gym and play area. Rent some bikes and explore the lush surroundings. Solo travelers love the hotel’s location for its easy access to neighboring attractions.
El Cielito Inn has been serving guests since 2010 and is one of the iconic hotels in Santa Rosa. It’s a short 15-minute drive from Splash Island Water Park and Enchanted Kingdom Theme Park, and a 35-minute drive from Makati Central Business District. Beside the lobby with the 24-hour front desk services is a tiny café that serves delicious coffee and pastries. The ground floor also has a bar with bands playing nightly and an in-house restaurant that serves buffet-style meals. The rooms are cozy and spacious with thick-cushioned beds, a seating area, a work desk, free WiFi, and cable TV on a flat-screen. All rooms have picture windows with a view of the cityscape. Its location is perfect for stopovers if you are going to the nearby attractions.
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Each hotel offers something unique for their guests so that they will remember their stay even if it’s just for a few days. You’ll definitely want to book them again for a staycation when you visit Santa Rosa, Laguna!
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