Plan Your Summer Getaway at The Best Resorts in Luzon

Summer’s just around the corner if the heat is anything to go by. Everyone’s stressing out over their summer bodies, planning their leaves and summer adventures to the beaches, mountains and out of the country. But why bother booking expensive tickets when you can sit back and relax at luxurious resorts just a few hours from Metro Manila?  

Maximize your time and enjoy the luxury and amenities of the summer getaway at the best resorts in Luzon. Let’s go around this group of islands, shall we?

Hannah’s Beach Resort (Ilocos Norte)

Ilocos is known for its historical streets and sand dunes, but it’s also impossible not to know the province for its beaches. After all, Ilocos Norte faces the West Philippine Sea and is lined by wonderful beaches and strong winds.

One of the resorts near these beaches is Hannah’s Beach Resort. Located at Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Hannah’s Beach Resort is one of the biggest resorts in Ilocos. It’s situated near the province’s own Blue Lagoon and enclosed by mountains and cliffs creating a feel of a private paradise.

The resort prides itself with world-class activities and accommodations. It has what is rumored to be the longest zip line suspended over water. You can enjoy this 1.2 km zip line with the view of the beach’s fine white sand, turquoise waters and vibrant landscape.

You may contact Hannah’s Beach Resort at or (0928) 5206255.

Camp Netanya Resort and Spa (Batangas)

Who hasn’t dreamed of the beauty and atmosphere of Santorini, Greece? Well, now you don’t need to book an expensive flight to Europe to experience the luxury of Greece!

Camp Netanya Resort and Spa takes its inspiration from Santorini architecture with its blue and white buildings. If you’re a dive enthusiast, you can enjoy Anilao’s Marine Protected Sanctuary from the resort’s location. But if you’re more the relaxed type, Camp Netanya has over 48 guest rooms and villas throughout its compound.

You may contact Camp Netanya Resort and Spa at or +639278954092.

Balai Isabel (Tagaytay)

Mere hours from Manila, kick back your feet and relax with the view of Taal Lake and volcano outside your window at Balai Isabel. Balai Isabel is located right at the shores of Taal Lake, providing the best view for its occupants.

The resort provides one of the best jump-off points to get to the volcano. They also offer water sports facilities, conference halls, and team building grounds – a perfect place to have a bonding experience with family reunions or corporate outings!

You may contact Balai Isabel at or  0906-518-5494.

Costa Pacifica Resort (Baler)

Baler has made its reputation as the perfect getaway for surfers all over the country. However, the province has more to offer besides its waves. All year round, you can climb Ermita Hills or jump off Ditumabo falls.

If so, Costa Pacifica Resort is the perfect place to stay at. They offer surfing lessons and sessions at famous surfing spots in Baler, including Cemento’s Reef and Charlie’s Point. If you’re not the surfing type, you can stay in their cozy rooms or take part in their Baler tours to know more about the province’s history.

You may contact Costa Pacifica Resort at or +63 917 844 8371.

Miniloc Island Resort (Palawan)

Palawan is called the last frontier for nothing. With its sprawling forests and diverse marine wildlife, Palawan has been a famous spot for diving, marine research and of course, vacations.

Miniloc Island Resort offers the premium experience of all things that makes Palawan beautiful. With its luxurious eco-friendly accommodations and world-class activities, this resort is worth every penny. You can swim with wildlife just right outside your cottage, explore the different lagoons in the area and still come back to accommodations of a five-star hotel.

You may contact Miniloc Island Resort at or +63 917 584 1576.

That’s just a few of the resorts all over Luzon that you can spend your summer breaks at. Each resort has everything for families, couples or even solo adventurers. Now, bust out the sunglasses, bathing suits, sunblock and sense of adventure and bask under the sun this summer!   

Read our previous journal for more summer destination ideas. 


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