Bataan may not be everyone’s top choice when it comes to summer destinations, but this province has its own treasure trove of resorts — beachfront resorts, mountainview resorts and hotels with amazing pools. Here we present to you the best resorts in Bataan where you can bring over your partner, friends or family for the summer!
1. Morongstar Hotel and Resort
This popular beach resort in Morong, Bataan, is a favorite among family goers. In 2018, it has been awarded as the Best Resort and Hotel and Bataan.
What makes Morongstar Hotel and Resort unique is that it’s considered an “all-in-one” destination. Guests can swim in the beach or adult & kiddie pools. They can island hop or play volleyball on the shore. They can play in the basketball court or explore the mini-zoo and man-made lagoon. There’s so much adventure in Morongstar Hotel and Resort that you’re bound to forget the time.
Morongstar Hotel and Resort has various types of rooms and dorm-type accommodations for groups.
2. Playa La Caleta
Located in Morong, Playa La Caleta lures in travelers who are looking for a quiet, simple beach. Its idyllic, green water is ideal for swimming and spending a weekend in peace.
Those who want a little adventure can rent a boat to island hop or engage in watersports such as snorkeling, kayaking and windsurfing.
Playa La Caleta offers various accommodations for your comfort. It has budget-friendly tents and open gazebos. It also has airconditioned rooms with either ocean or forest view. Playa La Caleta is a favorite among backpackers and nature lovers.
3. Auspina Eco Resort
Auspina Eco Resort is an eco-friendly beach resort located in the town of Bagac, Bataan. It is family run and aims to have the least impact on the environment while allowing guests to enjoy nature at its most pristine.
Rooms are considered basic. There are tents, cottages and family rooms for groups. The resort also offers various tours including island hopping, cultural and historical tours and bush or jungle walk.
Auspina Eco Resort is best for those who want to enjoy nature while being comfortable with basic amenities.
4. Brisa Marina Beachfront Resort
Brisa Marina Beachfront Resort is a luxury resort located in Morong, Bataan. It’s a great place to relax, unwind and sportf a little tan.
Some of the best features of Brisa Marina Beachfront Resort include its access to a long beach, an infinity pool facing the sea and rooms with an ocean view. Activities include swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and banana boat ride. The resort also offers various tours to nearby attractions, such as La Casas Filipinas de Acuzar.
For overnight stays, you can choose among standard rooms, premier rooms and family rooms. Some rooms have a scenic ocean view or pool view.
5. Anvaya Cove
Anvaya Cove is an exclusive beach & nature resort club located in Morong, Bataan. The whole resort encompasses 470 hectares and comes with its own beach and various amenities including spa, 18-hole golf course, water parks and restaurants.
Anvaya Cove offers high-end accommodations. You can book directly through their website or Airbnb where club members rent out their room for outside guests. For the latter, you have the option to book rooms or a whole townhouse for your family.
Anvaya Cove is ideal for families and guests who want an exclusive-vibe vacation or those who’re looking for a day tour luxury resort in Bataan.
- Websites: Official website
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6. Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa
This is another luxury resort where you can spend fantastic, stress-free days.
Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa is nestled between a rainforest and Nabasan Bay, in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Bataan. It offers nice accommodations and a majestic ocean view. In particular, it has an infinity pool where you can take beautiful photos with the blue sea in the backdrop.
Amenities include a beach tennis, basketball court and playground for kids. Rooms range from standard twin and single deluxe options to an extravagant casita — a 70-square meter room with its own veranda overlooking the ocean.
Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa is best for families, honeymooners or guests who’d like to splurge on their vacation.
7. Vista Venice Resorts
This resort in Bagac not only offers picturesque swimming areas but also a variety of activities not limited to watersports.
Amenities include 5 swimming pools including jacuzzis, a volcanic and fish spa, extreme sports (airsoft battleground, obstacle course, wall climbing and rappelling) and a strawberry farm where you can pick fresh fruits. The resort also offers trip to nearby islands.
Vista Venice Resorts offers day tours and overnight stays. For rooms, you can choose among couple, deluxe or suite rooms. Superior rooms are also available for large groups.
8. Pamarta Bali Beach Resort
As its name suggests, this beach property in Morong features unique Bali-inspired design that not only makes it stylish but also gives it a peaceful, tranquil ambiance.
Pamarta Bali Beach Resort has an infinity pool and jacuzzi facing the ocean, with a Bali-inspired bath house in the middle of the resort. They also have cooking & grilling facilities, as well as videoke. These amenities make it especially popular for families.
Available accommodations are villa rooms and nipa huts.
- Pamarta Bali Beach Resort: Facebook page
9. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
This heritage resort in Bagac, Bataan, is a popular attraction for day trippers because of its historical value and Instagram-worthy architecture. It’s an open-air museum and houses a collection of old houses.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar has a batis-inspired swimming pool and its own beach. You can partake in watersport activities such as jetski, waterboarding, banana boat ride, among otbers. Other activites include walking tours, watching cultural shows and playing traditional Filipino games.
For overnight stays, you can choose between hotel rooms and private casas.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is ideal for those who want to have a unique resort experience in a traditional Filipino setting.
10. Sinagtala Resort
Sinagtala Resort is a 60-hectare farm resort located at the slopes of Mount Natib in Orani, Bataan. It has an elevation of 500 MASL, which means it has a good view of the surrounding forest and cityscape in the distance.
This resort has 2 infinity pools and 1 lagoon pool. It also has an adventure park where you can experience a swing, hanging bridge, zipline, and sky bike. Guided trekking is also available to the Tama river and nearby waterfall.
Sinagtala Resort is a great option for those who want to unwind in a resort set in the midst of a forest reserve. It’s good for families and children, as well as young groups of friends who want to bond in a picturesque location.
Day trips are available.
Overnight accommodations are independently owned by residents in the resort and need to be contacted separately.
11. Vista Tala Resort
Vista Tala Resort is a mountainview resort located in Orani, Bataan. It’s a 72-hectare property that faces the very picturesque Mount Natib. Its name translates to “A Pleasant View of Tala”, referring to the barangay where it’s located.
Vista Tala Resort is made popular with its infinity pool facing the mountains. The resort also has a bubble pool and a jacuzzi. For an additional fee, you can also use their facilities designed designed for fun and team building, including wall climbing and rappelling.
This resort is ideal for vacationers who want a more tropical mountain feel. The resort also allows day tours.
You can read about our experience on a day tour at Vista Tala Resort.
- Vista Tala Resort: Facebook page
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