Subic is a popular getaway for families and friends due to its wide array of hotel and resort options, kid-friendly tourist attractions such as Zoobic Safari and Ocean Adventure, as well as its commercial areas including shopping malls, casinos, and night life spots. Here we’ve compiled the best beach resorts in Subic, Zambales, that you can book for your next vacation!
This list includes beach resorts in Subic Bay Freeport Zone and other establishments across Subic Bay.
- 1. Subic Bay Yacht Club
- 2. Acea Subic Beach Resort
- 3. Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa
- 4. Wild Orchid Beach Resort
- 5. The Lighthouse Marina Resort
- 6. Camayan Beach Resort
- 7. Vista Marina Hotel and Resort
- 8. Whiterock Beach Hotel and Waterpark
- 9. Club Morocco Resort and Country Club
- 10. Central Park Reef
- 11. Playa Papagayo Beach Inn and Restaurant
- 12. Mangrove Resort Hotel
- 13. The Villas – Moonbay Marina Leisure Resort
- 14. iCove Beach Hotel
- 15. All Hands Beach
- 16. Samba Bluewater Resort
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1. Subic Bay Yacht Club
Located at the heart of Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Subic Bay Yacht Club is considered one of the best beach resorts in Subic. This classic establishment features luxurious facilities and rooms, as well as spectacular views of the marina.
Accommodations include upper deck rooms, deluxe rooms, executive rooms, and different suites. All are furnished with designer beds and sofas, marble bathrooms, top-of-the-line TV, and mini-bar. Some have their own balcony.
The resort has a sandy beach at the edge of the harbor, 5 swimming pools including a kiddie pool with slides, a gym, a tennis court, a basketball court, and a beach volleyball court. It also has its own casino.
For dining, it has an alfresco restaurant called Ambusa Bistro, which serves a fusion of Asian and Italian cuisine.
There are many things you can do aat Subic Bay Yacht Club. Enjoy a staycation and swim at the pools or enjoy a drink at the poolside bar while soaking in the scenery. You can also take a boat out or get into watersports such as snorkeling and fishing.
Subic Bay Yacht Club: Book discounted rooms here
2. Acea Subic Beach Resort
Acea Subic Beach Resort is another one of the top Subic beach resorts. This luxurious resort was built in a lush field with an oceanfront and pleasant views of Mount Cincos. It’s ideal for comfortable staycations in Subic, especially for families and couples.
Room options include standard rooms, deluxe rooms, and superior rooms. All are airconditioned, with modern amenities, hot & cold shower, and LED TV with cable. Some rooms have balcony with ocean views. Each room comes with complimentary breakfast buffet.
It’s in-house dining option is the Salt Bar and Restaurant, which offers cuisines from all over the world — buffet style or ala carte. An alfresco area in the restaurant allows you to enjoy your food and drinks while looking at the ocean views.
Acea Subic Beach Resort also has a huge infinity pool, a spa, a fully furnished gym, gaming room, toddler room, and karaoke rooms. Aside from these, the resort offers various sea activities, such as kayaking, jet ski, and stand up paddling.
Acea Subic Beach Resort: Book discounted rooms here
3. Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa
Nestled between an old-growth rainforest and Nabasan Bay in Subic, Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa is a place where you can reconnect with nature and have peace of mind.
The resort has a beautiful infinity pool that overlooks the ocean, beach hammocks where you can lay down and relax, and a spa to soothe the muscles. It also has a relaxed restaurant that serves continental dishes.
Accommodations include standard rooms, deluxe rooms with different bedding arrangements for couples or small groups, and hotel suites. The most exclusive rooms are the casitas, which are built on stilts above water. Each room comes with airconditioning and modern furnishing including flat-screen TV, some fitted with balcony with view of the beach or mountain tops. Booking comes with complimentary breakfast.
For leisure activities, there is a kids’ playground, beach tennis, beach volleyball, basketball, frisbee, and board games. Snorkeling is also offered for those who want to discover the nearby coral reefs.
Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa: Book discounted rooms here
4. Wild Orchid Beach Resort
Although smaller than its competitor resorts in Subic Bay, Wild Orchid Beach Resort remains one of the best Subic beach resorts due to its easy beach access and competitive room rates.
Rooms include deluxe rooms, twin deluxe rooms, executive rooms with en-suite bathroom with bathtub, and superior suites which is a condo-type room with its own living area. There are also available beachfront rooms and poolside rooms for those who prefer waking up with a view. For groups, the family suite comes with 2 king-sized beds. All are airconditioned, some with DVD player, cable TV, and mini bar.
The resort is located along Baloy Bay and is also close to nearby beaches including Driftwood Beach and White Rock Beach. It has a snap-worthy swimming pool, a gym, and a tavern with billiard table and televised sports. Its dining option is the Barefoot Bar and BBQ.
Aside from enjoying the water or chilling in one of the hammocks, you can also do various activities including dragon boat, parasail, and banana boat.
Wild Orchid Beach Resort: Book discounted rooms here
5. The Lighthouse Marina Resort
This luxurious resort is built in a buildling that also houses Subic’s famous lighthouse. Perfect for those who want to splurge during their stay in Subic, The Lighthouse Marina offers elegant rooms, world-class service, and stunning bay views.
It has stylish rooms equipped with luxurious amenities. For couples or small groups, you can choose among Aqua Room, Aqua Terrace, and Aqua Veranda. An upgraded veranda suite comes with its own living room and a veranda, and a spa suite comes with a bubble jacuzzi tub and breathtaking view of the bay. All rooms are airconditioned, with shower and bath, work space, TV bar, and TV. Booking comes with complimentary breakfast buffet.
The resort has a casual yet refined dining option called the Sands Resto Grill, which serves signature dishes with Eastern and Western influences.
The Lighthouse Marina Resort is a great place to relax and enjoy the beach ambiance. Its beachfront is used a docking area and watersports area, so it’s not ideal for swimming, but it’s good for kayaking, flyboarding, parasailing, and jetski.
The Lighthouse Marina Resort: Book discounted rooms here
6. Camayan Beach Resort
Located in a quiet bay along Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Camayan Beach Resort offers a relaxing, comfortable stay for its guests.
Accommodations include deluxe rooms, superiors rooms, Captain’s Suite with rainforest views and Sunset Suite which has its own veranda with ocean views. All are airconditioned, with modern furnishings including a flat-screen TV for your viewing pleasure.
It has an in-house restaurant called the Reef Restaurant which offers international cuisines and drinks and a game room where you can eat and play. Function rooms are also available for groups for dining and other events.
Here at Camayan Beach Resort, you can take a lovely swim at the beach, snorkel, or schedule a fun dive in Subic Bay.
Camayan Beach Resort: Book discounted rooms here
7. Vista Marina Hotel and Resort
Vista Marina Hotel and Resort is a Mediterranean-style beachfront resort that offers magnificent views of Subic Bay.
It has deluxe rooms and suites with different bedding arrangements. Each room is airconditioned, with cable TV, mini-bar, and balcony or deck. Complimentary breakfast is included in the booking.
The resort has a palm tree-lined beachfront ideal suited for watersports, a swimming pool and cabanas with bay views, an in-house restaurant that serves Asian dishes and a bar for sunset cocktails and other drinks. There are also banquet halls and outdoor spaces for venues.
The resort also offers 24-hour massage services and watersport activities.
Vista Marina Hotel and Resort: Book discounted rooms here
8. Whiterock Beach Hotel and Waterpark
Whiterock Beach Hotel and Waterpark is one of the best family-friendly beach resorts in Subic. Built in a 7-hectare property along Subic Bay, the resort offers splendid views of the sea and mountain ranges, a waterpark and inflatable park, and several recreational activities.
The waterpark features regular pools, wave pools, and waterslides. The inflatable waterpark offers the ultimate beach fun where you can climb, slide, and jump right onto the water. You can also engage in activities indoors with the resort’s 10-in bowling alley, game room, and private KTV rooms. For those who want to test their strength outdoors, there is a zipline and an Activity Adventure Camp which features a rope course maze. Of course, this beach resort won’t be complete with its watersport activities including banca ride and fishing, banana boat, UFO couch, and jetski.
The resort has various types of accommodations including deluxe rooms, poolside rooms, beachside suites, beachside bungalows, and multi-bedroom villas for groups. All rooms are airconditioned, some with a balcony and additional amenities such as cable TV, in-room video streaming, mini-bar and refrigerator.
For easy dining, there are 2-onsite restaurants that serve Asian and international cuisines. Other facilities include a gym and spa.
Whiterock Beach Hotel and Waterpark: Book discounted rooms here
9. Club Morocco Resort and Country Club
Known for its Morrocan-inspired architecture and European art, Club Morocco Resort and Country Club is ideal for those who want to experience a luxurious Moroccan-style vacation. It’s located in a quiet part of Subic, which also makes it a great option for those who to unwind and relax.
While at the resort, enjoy strolling along its sprawling gardens, cool off at any of the 3 indoor and outdoor swimming pools, or enjoy a quiet time at the beach. There is also a recreational center where you can play darts, billiards, and tennis. For easy dining, there is an in-house restaurant that serves Moroccan specialties and other cuisines, as well as a poolside bar.
Room options include deluxe rooms, executive suites, and 1-bedroom villas for groups. Each room has a beachfront location, with Moroccan designs and neutral colors, airconditioning, refrigerator, and mini-bar.
Club Morocco Resort and Country Club: Book discounted rooms here
10. Central Park Reef
Central Park Reef is a hotel built on Subic Bay, with spectactular views of the ocean and sunsets. It’s ideal for those who are looking for a hotel or resort with pool in Subic that is also strategically located close to other restaurants and night life.
The hotel has 5 rooms you can choose from. For casual stays, the executive rooms, executive plus rooms, and deluxe rooms are fully airconditioned, with a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, a writing desk, a wardrobe and safety box, and a balcony with either ocean or mountain views. Upgraded rooms include the Jacuzzi Suite and the Admiral Suite.
The hotel has a private access to the public beach, 2 infinity pools located at the ground floor and rooftop, and 2 in-house restaurants serving international dishes.
Central Park Reef: Book discounted rooms here
11. Playa Papagayo Beach Inn and Restaurant
Playa Papagayo Beach Inn and Restaurant is a family-owned resort with a clean beachfront and relaxing ambiance. It has a restaurant that is popular among both locals and tourists in the area.
The resort has 20 cozy rooms with airconditioning, cable TV, and refrigerator and mini-bar, which fit couples to small groups. Some rooms are in the beachfront.
Its main restaurant serves Filipino and Asian dishes. It also has a station called Cantina Mexicana that offers delicious Mexican fare. A bar serves alcohols, beers, and fresh fruit shakes and smoothies.
For leisure activities, there is a children’s playground, billiards, and kayak boats. Watersport activities can be arranged by the resort upon request.
Playa Papagayo Beach Inn and Restaurant: Book discounted rooms here
12. Mangrove Resort Hotel
With its scenic views over Subic Bay and outdoor infinity pool, Mangrove Resort Hotel is one of the best Subic beach resorts for those who want a beachside escape while having easy access to the city’s tourist attractions.
Aside from the pool, this resort also has a private beach, a waterfront restaurant that serves Filipino, Asian, and continental cuisines, and a bar with happy hour for sipping cocktails while enjoying the sunset.
While not cooling off at the pool or beach, you can use the kayak or paddle board, which are provided for free for the first hour. You can also ask the resort to arrange other activities for you, including snorkeling, diving, boating, and fishing.
For overnight stays, it has different types of rooms good for couples or small groups of 4, with some located on the poolside and some fitted with balcony with ocean views.
Mangrove Resort Hotel: Book discounted rooms here
13. The Villas – Moonbay Marina Leisure Resort
Located at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, The Villas – Moonbay Marina Leisure Resort is one of the most popular Subic beach resorts among families and other travelers. It’s close to other shops and restaurants.
This resort is influenced by the seaside renaissance houses in France and Europe. It has well furnished rooms with spacious bathrooms, cable TV, and kitchenette for convenience. One-bedroom villas are also available for groups.
It has a large swimming pool, a jacuzzi with warm water for pampering your skin, a playground, a lush garden, and an in-house restaurant that serves Asian and international dishes. Massage services are available at the poolside or in-room.
Guests staying at this resort can access the Moonbay Marina Waterpark beside it, where you can find the biggest wave pool in Zambales, for discounted rates.
The Villas – Moonbay Marina: Book discounted rooms here
14. iCove Beach Hotel
iCove Beach Hotel is a cozy resort located in Barretto Beach along Subic Bay. With affordable rates, it gives great value to your money.
Room options include studio economic, standard rooms, deluxe rooms, and executive suites. Each room is airconditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV with cable.
Guests at the resort can enjoy the outdoor pool and in-house restaurant & bar that serves Filipino and American dishes. Activities offered by the resort include watersports such as kayaking, banana boat, jetski, and inflatables for kids.
iCove Beach Hotel: Book discounted rooms here
15. All Hands Beach
All Hands Beach is a great option for those who are looking for a beach resort in Subic with watersport activities and inflatables and competitive room prices. It’s popular among families with kids.
Accommodations include airconditioned family rooms that can house from 4 to 10 people, some with balcony. All rooms come with breakfast buffet.
This resort has 24-hours coffee bar and shoreline dining that serves Filipino cusine. You can also bring your own food with no extra charge, with common grilling areas for meats and seafood. It also has function rooms for exclusive use.
It has a clean beachfront that slopes gradually, which is ideal for kids. Lounge chairs are set on the beachside so you can enjoy the view and bask under the sun. You can also engage in watersports such as banana boat, kayaking, and jetski.
All Hands Beach is also a nesting site for sea turtles, from October to February. This site is in collaboration with DENR to ensure the safety of the marine animals.
All Hands Beach: Book discounted rooms here
16. Samba Bluewater Resort
This laid-back resort sits in a 8-hectare beachfront property overlooking Subic Bay in Olongapo, about a 15-minute drive from Subic Bay proper. It’s ideal for families and even barkadas who are looking for a place to chill on a weekend.
It offers different types of accommodations, including native fan rooms, glamping cabanas, airconditioned rooms and cabins, and a hostel for those who prefer sharing a room.
At Samba Bluewater Resort, you can get your much-deserved vitamin sea, glamp and chill at the beachside, and enjoy an acoustic night party on weekends. Inside the resort, you can also find the Inflatable Island, the biggest floating water park in the country.
That concludes our list of best beach resorts in Subic, Zambales! Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Katherine Cortes is a long-time backpacker and a freelance writer/editor. She likes beaches, snorkeling trips, and relaxing staycations (preferably with bath tubs!).