History and culture buffs will love Bataan, a province in Luzon. It’s about three hours away from Manila and quite famous for having historical museums, biking trails, beach resorts, and waterfalls. A must visit is Balanga, its capital city and one of the places that will educate you about Philippine’s history. It’s also where you can find the Mount Samat National Shrine or the Dambana na Kagitingan where the fallen heroes are buried. Staycations spots are amazing here, but don’t forget to visit the beautiful beaches and go swimming in the inviting waters. You can never go wrong with Airbnbs in Bataan, Philippines. If you’re in Manila, visit Bataan and check out these Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.
1. Caya Mayora — rest house with mountaintop views (from USD 435)
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city in this vacation home situated on top of the mountains. Here you can truly unwind and relax at the infinity pool and the cool breeze. It’s also a perfect place to watch both the sunrise and the sunset. They have large houses that can accommodate a maximum of 45 guests, so it’s ideal for get-togethers or teambuilding. Guests will have access to almost everything including a karaoke machine where you can sing your heart out.
Bahay Mayora Mountainview with Private PoolOrani, Central Luzon, Philippines
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Amenities & Room:amazing place amazing pool with stunning viewthe place is beautiful with a stunning view from the poolwe hoped for bigger rooms and all ac units to be workingthe house was exclusive to us and the view & the pool were extremely relaxingmy family loved it especially the pool with the view
Cleanliness:the house is acceptably clean and tidyplease consider cleaning the water more oftenit is no longer clean it looks like it's been a weeks since it was last cleaned2very relaxing clean and good for groupsthe pool was clean and the water is very clear (no chlorine)
Host:the housekeepers were really hospitable and welcoming toothe caretaker was very helpfulkind host responsive to inquiriesour host was very helpful througout our bookingthe staff is very friendly and very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great location quiet and calm perfect to disconnectcasa mayora is an excellent place for family bonding and is only 1a lovely place to spend time with the familywe absolutely love the place the trip is definitely one for the bookscommunication was great and the location is amazing
2. Transient place with swimming pool (from USD 64)
Stay in this two-story guest house located near the market where there’s a famous pizza place. This child-friendly home features a swimming pool ideal for both adults and children. Each accommodation will give you access to the pool, kitchen, grilling area, and private room. It can accommodate up to 10 people. This home also features a beautiful garden and a tree house.
Transient Place with Pool in Orion BataanOrion, Central Luzon, PhilippinesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the rooms can fit up to 12paxbeing a food enthusiast myself i personally liked the grill and kitchen areas with complete cookware and utensilseach room easily fits 4 or 5 people with comfortable beds and pillowsthe whole place is well-maintained and the pool's fresh water adds a natural touchthe room is perfect
Cleanliness:very clean and intimate placeclean comfortable affordable placethe place is clean and beautifulthe bathrooms are clean and spaciousthe place is nice and clean
Host:the host is very responsivevery accommodating and courteous ownersthe hosts are very helpful and accommodatingvery helpful and accommodating hostjirehl and royel are the most thoughtful gracious hostRead more reviews
Location:location is also easy to locategreat place ideal for a big familyvery good location and value for moneyvery nice location hospitable and great accomodationjirehl’s transient is a perfect place to stay for private family and/or friends gatherings
3. Vacation home with many amenities (from USD 240)
Everything you need is right at this wonderful vacation home, one of many houses for rent in Bataan. What sets it apart is that a caretaker is available to assist you with your daily needs. If you need housekeeping or someone to cook your food, just let your hosts know.
By staying in this rental, you’ll also find many fun things to do worth doing. A local department store and the market is at a walking distance. You can shop for souvenirs there or get your groceries. If you want to explore historical Bataan, you may also contact your hosts for their vehicle rates. Other amenities include wifi, cable TV, some essentials, air-conditioning, kitchen, barbecue grill and parking.
Bataan Vacation HomeCity of Balanga, Central Luzon, Philippines
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Amenities & Room:good cable tv and wifi was an added bonus as wellrooms are nice and cosy there's even netflix and fast internet provided (a very big plus )we loved the very comfortable beds (in all rooms )
Cleanliness:the house was very clean and comfortablethe linens are fresh and clean and ironedtheir linens are fresh clean and ironedthe house is spacious and cleannoemi and roland’s place is superb the place was very spacious clean and relaxing
Host:thank you again to our hostnoemi & roland are excellent hoststhe backyard pool was a hit with out kids too cynthia the host was greatthe caretakers are so accommodating and easy to communicate withyour local caretakers (marilyn cynthia and danny) were very helpful and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:location is great - public market is just right outside the villageit is close to the market where fresh produce and seafood are available in the morningthe home's location is great walking distance to the market as well as newstarthe crowning glory of this beautiful place is the pooli would recommend this place to future travelers
4. A loft apartment, close to waterfalls and beaches (from USD 35)
With waterfalls and beaches only a few minutes away, there will always be something for you to explore and enjoy when you stay at this loft apartment. Equipped with one bedroom and one bathroom, the apartment can accommodate no more than two people. Feel free to use one of the nooks available to lie down and relax. Whether you want to enjoy a cup of coffee or read your favorite book, the nook will be your silent friend. Other facilities offered include a kitchen, a living area, a TV, and a hammock.
Agta Nest: Pet Friendly, Loft, View, Breakfast!Subic Bay Freeport Zone , Central Luzon, PhilippinesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:had a great breakfast plus a great view while drinking a hot pressed coffeecozy stylish very neat all necessities were provided complete kitchen equipment fast wifi and very comfortable to stay atgood internet speed with netflix? breakfast? hammock? they have it allwater supply wifi appliances netflix cleanliness and peacefullnes of the place are all perfectit’s really cozy and sparkling clean thoughtful enough to provide coffee and some light breakfast
Cleanliness:tamara's place was excellent very clean and beautifully decoratedour stay was amazing the place is super clean and (hidden by airbnb) worthythe sheets and towels were so fresh and the floors were sparkling cleani appreciate the little touches and it was so clean and comfortablebeautiful interior very clean cozy and had everything we needed
Host:nice environment and responsive hoststamara and martin are very accommodating they reply fast if you need any help from themi would recommend this place 101% thank you hoststamara’s use of recyclable and sustainable materials inspires you to live a more eco-friendly lifestyleRead more reviews
Location:this is a wonderful place to get away and restsuper homey and great place for one or two great place to bike around and short drive from everythingdefinitely a cozy place and an experiential oneif you’re looking for a quiet getaway whether alone or with a special someone it’s a great optionit's a very good place to relax and unwind
5. A spacious house with a swimming pool (from USD 63)
Unwind at this spacious house and enjoy a pleasant stay in the middle of nature, where you can enjoy the views of the sea and the mountain without having to move a muscle. The house is equipped with two bedrooms, making it suitable for four people. In addition to the bedrooms, the house also comes with a bathroom, a kitchen, an open fireplace, and a swimming pool. Take a relaxing dip in the morning for a fresh start or in the evening, for relaxation.
Native House with beautiful poolBagac Bataan, Central Luzon, PhilippinesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the open kitchen allowed us to cook and eat food next to a lovely view of vegetationhe's so playful hahaha 3g connection is okay but better at the pool areabeautiful nature great facilities tropical atmosphere that only you can feel in the philippines was the bestthey explored nature swam in the pool and played with benni early in the morning til nighttime
Cleanliness:clean and child friendlyloved the clean well-maintained poolthe place is clean and organizedthe house is charming and cleanwhat is there is simple but clean very fitting to the setting
Host:thank you jergen and staffcaretaker really took care of ustheir staff was also very helpful and accommodatingthank you also to your accommodating and responsive caretakers reggie and jerwincare takers are respectful and niceRead more reviews
Location:lovely place in the middle of the countrysidegreat house in a beautiful place we spent a vacation at jergens housethe place is great for family that needs quick break from the citythis was a great place to get away and relax with the familyit's a great place to bond with family
6. Two-bedroom apartment in Orion Bataan (from USD 29)
Stay close to all amenities and popular attractions when you stay in this vacation home in Bataan. Grocery stores and fast food restaurants are only a few minutes away. There are white sand beaches nearby too — perfect for swimming and scuba diving. If you want to explore more places, you can always visit Subic or Mariveles. You can get there via public transportation at Bataan Highway which is only three blocks away from this apartment. You can also visit the public market and buy some fresh seafood. Orion is a fishing town and quite famous for having all kinds of fish, squid, mussels, and shrimp.
2 Bedroom Apartment in Orion BataanOrion, Central Luzon, PhilippinesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there's wifi good air-conditioning and hot water bathample amenities (especially fast wifi) for a most comfortable staythe wifi connection speed is pretty good overallboth the living room aircon and master bedroom aircon was really cold and worked extremely wellthe place is really cozy with great ambiance and excellent amenities
Cleanliness:clean and peacefulthe place is clean spacious and quietthe apartment was cleanthe area was safe and cleanquiet clean large place to stay with family or friends
Host:very accomodated host and kindthe host is super nice and accommodatingthe hosts were welcoming and very accommodatingoutstanding hospitality of the host and you will feel that you are at home away from homesir richard is a very awesome hostRead more reviews
Location:great location for seeing all of bataani definitely would recommend this place to anyone staying in or near orioni highly recommend this place for any trip like barkada's trip going to bataanmy family enjoyed your place we will definitely come backthis place is the best one if you're looking to stay at bataan
7. Beachfront villa (from USD 341)
How about a vacation right on the beach plus a swimming pool on the side? That’s exactly what you’ll get in this villa that can accommodate up to 15 people. One of many amazing beach houses in Bataan, it’s perfect for weekend family getaways. Amenities include access to the pool, air-conditioning, cable TV, kitchen, balcony, garden, and some essentials. If you really need to unwind and take a few days off from work, this is your place.
Villa 3 (for 15 pax) LaSerrano BeachfrontMorong, PhilippinesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:though needs more improvement on the open kitchen in villa 3
Cleanliness:the place is very clean and relaxingoverall the place is cleanthe place was soo clean beds and pillows so comfygood clean place fairly easy to findbeach is nice clean and not crowded
Host:the host's immediate responses are truly appreciatedthe host was very responsive and the care takers are very accommodatingthe caretakers are very helpfulthe caretakers are all very helpful and approachablethe caretakers are vey accommodating and the place itself is superb and great for familiesRead more reviews
Location:the location is great walking distance to the pawikan conservatory which is a nice educational & environmental quick tourone of the best beach place in bataanthe place is perfect for family outing
8. AJ's three-bedroom holiday home (from USD 71)
Bataan may be known for being a historical place, so full of remnants from the past, yet they do have modern homes such as this one. This vacation home has very cool interior décor. It’s well decorated and immaculately clean. It’s located in the city of Balanga where there are beautiful waterfalls, a nature park, old churches, and historical places. Guests will have access to wifi, parking, pool, garden and the kitchen. Other amenities include some essentials, cable TV and, air-conditioning.
AJ's Holiday Home-with 3 beds/3 toilet+bathCity of Balanga, Central Luzon, Philippines
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Amenities & Room:we specially liked the air conditioned family area upstairs with cable tv and good wifi connectiongood amenities plus very comfortable place to sleep in made our stay unforgettablethe bedrooms comfort rooms and the kitchen are all fully furnished and functionaleasily fit 12 around the dining table
Cleanliness:very clean houseplace is clean and well maintainedits beautifully decorated tidy clean and very functional
Host:juvs' is a great hostgreat place the host is very kind alsokind host accommodated a late check out and was ready to help if anything was neededjuvs is a very efficient host as well as the contact person in bataanRead more reviews
Location:the location is great as the village is along the highwaygood location for visiting nearby shrine on top of the mountain in pilanindeed a family friendly place
The beautiful beaches of Bataan
When in Bataan, it’s a must to visit the beach. Why? Its inviting waters will really de-stress you but that is not all you can do here. There are plenty of other things to do in Bataan. Some of the accommodations we’re recommending to travelers are located on the beach and they have swimming pools too. There’s no shortage of Bataan Beach houses for rent. So don’t forget to scroll up for a list of great accommodations in the area.
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