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10 Best Private Resorts in Zambales for Your Group Vacation

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Known for its scenic mountain ranges and beautiful beaches, Zambales is a great place for having a group vacation. Here we’ve listed the best private villas and private resorts in Zambales that you can book for your next trip!

1. Zambawood

Zambawood
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Zambawood is a unique beach house in a ranch-like setting in San Narciso, Zambales. It’s surrounded by scenic mountains in the east and the sea in the west. This place is ideal for those who are looking for a comfortable nature escape.

The 450-sqm beach house is fully airconditioned, with 5 bedrooms with their own toilet and bath. It has a spacious game room, a kitchen equipped with modern amenities such as espresso machine, an outdoor dining area, and a lanai where you can take a siesta or enjoy a massage.

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Here you can take a dip in the pool at the private deck, tour the estate’s organic farm to learn about farming practices, or head to the beach for surfing. An island hopping tour can also be arranged upon request.

Booking this property comes with housekeeping and chef services.

  • Capacity: 10 (with additional fee per added guest)
  • Location: San Narciso
  • Contact: Facebook

2. Sundowners Zambales

Sundowners Zambales
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Sundowners is a popular chain of villas famous for its IG-worthy Santorini-inspired aesthetics. They currently have two locations: Pangasinan and Zambales.

Sundowners Zambales is a 2-hectare resort located along a strip of beach in Botolan. There are a total of 10 villas you can choose from, which can accommodate from 6 to 18 guests.

The 1-bedroom villa is ideal for a small group of up to 6 people. The 3-bedroom duplex pool villa is for a group of up to 12 people, with its large bedrooms,  kitchen, a balcony, and its own plunge pool. Finally, for families up to 18 people, there is the 6-bedroom grand villa, which features seven bathrooms, a spacious living area, a fully furnished kitchen as well as barbecue and grill, and its own private infinity pool with ocean views.

Shared facilities include two common infinity pools and a bar and restaurant. Of course, the 100-meter beach is open to all.

Aside from the wading in the pool and beach, you can also do a range of watersports including surfing, paddling, and kayaking. Island hopping is also available. Sundowners Zambales is also close to other interesting spots such as Camp Kainomayan, Tukal-Tukal Falls, and Mount Pinatubo.

  • Capacity: 6-18 people depending on type of villa
  • Location: Botolan
  • Contact: Facebook

3. Cabo de Roca Villas

Cabo de Roca Villa in Zambales
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Cabo de Roca Villas is a luxurious beachfront villa located at the quiet own of Pundaquit, Zambales. It’s ideal for those looking for a comfortable home while exploring the nature attractions in the area.

The villa has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It has a complete kitchen, living room, and dining room — all overlooking the picturesque pool and the Pundaquit Beach shoreline. It has plenty of space outdoors where you can stretch and enjoy the fresh ocean air, a private deck ideal for watching sunsets, and a garden.

The whole villa can be rented for exclusive use. Discounts are given for those staying for a few days. Individual rooms can also be rented for solo or couple guests.

  • Capacity: 15 people
  • Location: Pundaquit
  • Contact: Facebook

4. Casa Liwa Beach Villa

Casa Liwa in Zambales
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Live out your hippie dreams in this boho-inspired beach villa located in the quaint town of Liwliwa, Zambales. This place is ideal for small groups who want a chill spot with easy beach access.

The airconditioned 2-storey beach villa has cozy interiors with 3 beds and 2 air mattresses. It also has 2.5 bathrooms with heated showers, and outdoor dining and kitchen areas, with barbecue and grills so you can prepare delicious meats. A small private pool is perfect for cooling off after a whole day under the sun.

Casa Liwa is only 5-minutes away from the shores of Liwliwa, which is famous for surfing. It’s 5-10 minutes away from shops and eateries.

  • Capacity: 8 people
  • Location: Liwliwa
  • Contact: Facebook

P.S. Looking for similar places? Check out Kwentong Dagat in Liwliwa.

5. Indira Beach House

Indira Beach House in Zambales
(Photo by Indira Beach House)

One of the best private resorts in Zambales you can find, Indira Beach House is the perfect spot to spend summers at. It’s a beautiful vacation house with an infinity pool that faces the West Philippine Sea.

The house features 2 bedrooms with ocean views, with 10 beds in total, and 3 bathrooms. It has modern interiors with floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offers a clear view of the outdoors and amazing sunsets.

When not lounging in the pool or beach, you can unwind at the covered roof deck in the second floor or at any of the benches in the garden.

  • Capacity: 14 people
  • Location: Botolan
  • Contact: Facebook

6. White House Zambales

White House Zambales
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White House Zambales is a modern vacation home only 2 minutes away from the beach in San Antonio, Zambales. It’s ideal for small groups of up to 8 people.

The house is fully airconditioned and features contemporary aesthetics. It has 2 bedrooms, with four beds in total. It has a spacious living room and a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook your food. In the backyard is a swimming pool with day beds and a grill for your barbecuing needs.

It’s 2-3 minutes away from Small Anawangin Beach by foot. You need to pay a small fee to access the cove. It’s also a jump-off point for island hopping tours in the area.

  • Capacity: 8 people
  • Location: San Antonio
  • Contact: Book via Airbnb

7. Iba Botanicals

Iba Botanicals in Zambales
(Photo by Airbnb – Iba Botanicals)

Iba Botanicals offers a relaxing and peaceful stay for those who love nature, as well as outdoor activities. This riverfront house can be found in an idyllic farm at the outskirts of Iba, about 15 minutes away from the city proper.

The house features 5 bedrooms, with hotel-quality beds and their own private bathroom. It has spacious living and dining areas, kitchen, and a patio where you can lounge or enjoy your meals. You can prepare your own food, but if you want to truly experience the farm life, then you can ask for farm-to-table dishes from the in-house chef using fresh ingredients in the farm.

There’s no shorting of activities to do in Iba Botanicals. You can take a guided farm tour that includes a fun carabao ride, swim or kayak in the river, or hike to an unmapped waterfall in the area.

With its spacious sleeping areas and numerous activities to offer, Iba Botanicals is ideal for your whole family, as well as team-building activities.

  • Capacity: 22 people (additional fee per added guest, max of 40 people)
  • Location: Iba
  • Contact: Book via Airbnb

8. Azul Zambales Beachfront House

Azul Zambales Beachfront House
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This nautical-themed beach house is a great option for large groups who want a convenient yet comfortable stay near the beach. Located in the fishing village of Cabangan, this house is close to the beach and a walking distance to fresh markets, shops, and restaurants.

The property has 3 airconditioned cottages that you can use exclusively. The main house comfortably accommodates up to 12 people. It has various bedding arrangements, outdoor dining area, and well-equipped kitchen, and a spacious bathroom. The second is a bunk hut good for 9 people, and the third one is a riverside hut good for 6 people. There is also space outdoors for camping tents.

Shared spaces include a riverside cottage, garden, outdoorshower, and barbecue pit.

The beachfront is ideal for swimming, even for kids. Kayak and surfboards are also available. You can spend your day playing and getting tanned at the beach, cool off at the river, or just enjoy the mountain and river views.

  • Capacity: 27 people (additional guests can bring their own tent or hammock)
  • Location: Cabangan
  • Contact: Facebook

9. Hilltop House

Hilltop House airbnb in Zambales
(Photo by Airbnb – Hilltop House)

For those who love nature views, this Hilltop House in San Antonio offers a 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains, forest, river, and sea.

The house features a master bedroom with 2 queen-sized beds and a second bedroom with 2 double beds, bathroom with hot & cold shower, open dining area, and a complete kitchen with stainless barbecue grill. It also has a big balcony, an outdoor hammock where you can enjoy the fresh mountain breeze, and a garden.

You can bring your own food for cooking. If you like seafood, you can buy fresh catch from the fishers depending on the season. Set meals can also be provided upon request.

The Hilltop House is a great place for an uninterrupted staycation. It also offers various activities. You can take a stroll along the sprawling landscape; go down to the river to swim, fish, paddle boat, or ride in a bamboo raft; or head to Pundaquit Beach which is 5 minutes away. Pundaquit Beach is also a jump-off point to Anawangin, Nagsasa & Silanguin Cove, and other beach coves and islets in San Antonio.

Note that due to its location, guests need to take a 69-step flight of stairs to get to the hilltop house.

  • Capacity: 8 people
  • Location: San Antonio
  • Contact: Book via Airbnb

10. Maui’s Sunset Beach Resort

Maui's Sunset Beach Resort
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This beach resort is located at the heart of Cabangan, which is known for its uncrowded beach and amazing sunsets.

There are 2-loft type villas that you can book, good for 8 people each. Each villas has four queen-sized beds. Common spaces include a dipping pool, outdoor living and dining areas, and kitchen.

  • Capacity: 16-20 people
  • Location: Cabangan
  • Contact: Facebook

Do you have other recommendations when it comes to private resorts in Zambales? Let us know in the comments section below!

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