Bukidnon, a landlocked province known for its majestic mountain ranges, forests, and waterfalls, is a great place to chill and unwind. Although it isn’t as developed as other provinces in the Philippines, it nonetheless offers a range of resorts and campsites where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. In fact, part of its charm is its un-commercialized landscapes and views.
Here are our top picks for the best Bukidnon resorts and campsites for you!
1. Dahilayan Forest Park
Dahilayan Forest Park is one of the top attractions in Bukidnon, known for having the longest dual zipline in Asia and other adventure rides. For those who want the full experience, this park also hosts a range of accommodations.
Choose from the Standard Room, Family Room, Big Family Room, and Barkada Rooms that can accommodate up to 18-20 people. Each room is airconditioned (except for the barkada rooms), with cable TV, bathroom with hot & cold shower and bathroom essentials. The rooms are also decorated in neutral earth hues, complementing the forest aesthetics of the park.
What’s more, when you a book a room for overnight, the entrance fee to the park is free! Staying overnight at Dahilayan Forest Park is a great experience as you get more time to enjoy the park’s amenities and relax in its lush ambiance.
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2, Dahilayan Alpine Village
One of the newest attractions in Bukidnon, Dahilayan Alpine Village is a Swiss-inspired theme park complete with adult- and kid-friendly rides, an in-house café, and cabins for family getaways.
The village was built by the same group behind Dahilayan Adventure Park and Seven Seas Waterpark. The theme park offers beautiful mountain views, but rather than the Alps, the backdrop is Bukidnon’s Kitanglad Mountain Range.
The Dahilayan Alpine Village is a great destination for families, as well as those looking for a fun-filled stay in Bukidnon. It’s also close to Dahilayan Forest Park, so you can enjoy visiting two attractions during your stay.
Dahilayan Alpine Village: Book discounted rooms here
3. Ultra Winds Mountain Resort
Need a getaway with beautiful views? Ultra Winds Mountain Resorts is one of the best resorts in Bukidnon, situated at the topmost of Pualas and offering panoramic views of Cagayan de Oro City.
As it’s literally in a remote location, it’s a great place to recharge and enjoy life’s pleasures. The resort’s highlight is its infinity pool, where you can enjoy a refreshing dip in water sourced from the mountains while looking out at the city below.
The resort also has a range of accommodations, including hotel rooms, villas, and dorms for a more budget-friendly option. An in-house restaurant serves local meals and breakfast buffet on weekends.
Aside from these, this Bukidnon resort also offers various activities, including indoor games such as dart, table tennis, and billiards, and outdoor fun such as horseback riding.
Ultra Winds Mountain Resort: Book discounted rooms here
KampoJuan isn’t your run-of-the-mill resort. Located in Manolo Fortich, this 14-hectare property offers a mix of eco-adventure, culture, and leisure trip. It’s the perfect option for those who want to enjoy a relaxing time while getting to know more about the province as well.
This resort features a 120-year-old heritage mansion, swimming pools, and lush forests perfect for taking a stroll or just communing with nature. It also offers exciting outdoor activities such as skybike.
KampoJuan is one of the best Bukidnon resorts especially for first-time visitors in the province.
5. Kavannah Haven Resort
One of the newest resorts in Bukidnon, Kavannah Haven Resort is a mountain resort perfect for those looking for a much-needed R&R.
The resort features a Swiss-like architecture and design, with beautiful A-framed cabins and domes perfect for couples & small groups and a lush landscape filled with greens and flowers. It also has a swimming pool, a restaurant that offers an extensive selection of plant-based and non-pork dishes, and a souvenir stall where you can take buy local goods.
If you aren’t convinced yet, then know that this resort is also pet-friendly! So you can enjoy that holistic getaway in Kitaotao, Bukidnon, with your loyal furbabies.
6. The Eliana Farm Resort & Villas
Want to enjoy a staycation in Bukidnon with sacrificing modern comforts and access to the Internet?
The Eliana Farm Resort & Villas is one of the newly opened Bukidnon resorts offering modern amenities, ideal for everyone – from the solo tourist to families.
It features a swimming pool, poolside cabanas, a fishpond, a playground for kids, and a souvenir shop where you can buy local goods and arts & crafts. An in-house restaurant serves all-day breakfast, Bisaya favorites, and Bukidnon delicacies.
Accommodations include the Junior Suite Room and Family Suite Room. Each room is equipped with airconditioning, bathroom with hot & cold shower, hairdryer, smart TV, and private patio with a seating area.
7. Rotypeaks Ridge Camp
Rotypeaks Ridge Camp isn’t just a campsite. In recent years, this modest mountain lodging has also become a top tourist attraction in Bukidnon, mainly due to its breathtaking views of mountain ranges.
Though getting here can be challenging, the experience is definitely worth the ride. Relax in the viewdeck while looking at the untouched mountains of Bukidnon, eat delicious homecooked meals, warm up with a bonfire at night, and wake up with a glorious sunrise atop the mountain.
Accommodations include cabins/cottages and tents.
8. Kampo Uno Mountain Resort
For an affordable getaway with breathtaking mountain views, head over to Kampo Uno Mountain Resort in Maramag, Bukidnon.
The resort features an infinity pool that overlooks the mountainous terrains of Bukidnon, airconditioned rooms, and outdoor spaces where you can just chill and relax. Additional leisure amenities include wall climbing, billiard, and bonfire at night.
There is an outdoor kitchen and grill for whipping up delicious barbecues and other dishes, but if you want to take it easy, you can also just order from the café next door.
Aside from this, the resort also offers a Tiny House package good for small groups which includes a room and a plunge pool and a Kitanglad Room package for couples, which comes with a bath tub and terrace with a view.
9. Hobbit House Farm Lodge
Ever dreamt of experiencing the idyllic life of a hobbit? At Hobbit House Farm Lodge, you can!
Located within Mt. Kitanglad Agro-Eco Farm in Malaybalay, Bukidnon, the Hobbit House Farm Lodge features replicas of hobbit houses in the famous trilogy book. The inside measures just 5 feet tall, with natural furnishings and a decent bed. Though there is no airconditioning inside, the location of the whole property makes it cool for sleeping.
Aside from staying in the hobbit houses, within the eco-farm you can also connect with nature and learn about chemical-free planting, honeybee culture, tending livestock, and more. It really takes you to a place separated from the modern city life.
10. Nasuli Spring Resort
Nasuli Spring Resort is one of the most well-known resorts in Bukidnon, especially among the locals. It features a giant cold spring pool, which sources its water from a well. The water here is always cool and refreshing, perfect for swimming and even having a fish spa.
As of this writing, this Bukidnon resort is only open for day tours. Cottages are available for rent, as well as a limited selection of food and drinks. You can also bring you own food.
This resort is a good destination for day tour swims and a popular side trip after hiking Mount Capistrano.
Whether you’re looking for a comfortable resort for a staycation or a mountain cabin and campsite with stunning views, Bukidnon’s got you! These places not only provide pleasant accommodations but also allow you to immerse yourself in the local culture and tradition while promoting sustainable tourism by supporting the locals.
Do you have other recommendations for Bukidnon resorts and campsites? Let us know in the comment section below!
Katherine Cortes is a long-time backpacker and a freelance writer/editor. She likes beaches, snorkeling trips, and relaxing staycations (preferably with bath tubs!).