The province of Sorsogon is characterized by its peaceful communities, stunning beaches and lagoons, serene lakes, and forest mountains. Here we’ve compiled the best resorts in Sorsogon where you can enjoy a wonderful stay.
- 1. Siama Hotel
- 2. Recidencia Del Hamor Beach Front
- 3. Elysia Beach Resort
- 4. Vitton & Woodland Beach Resorts
- 5. LOLA Sayong Eco-SurFarm
- 6. Recidencia Del Hamor
- 7. Nature Hot Spring Resort
- 8. Amor Farm Beach Resort
- 9. Modesta Resort
- 10. AGM Beach Resort
- 11. Dancalan Beach Resort
- 12. Paguriran Beach Resort
- 13. Isla de Blas
- 14. Pamana Beach Resort
- 15. Murong Burongan Island Resort
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1. Siama Hotel
Siama Hotel is a luxurious boutique hotel located in a coconut plantation, a few minutes away from Sorsogon City. It has a distinct city-meets-nature style, with the whole hotel resort surrounded by greenery.
It has 30 accommodations, including single rooms, bunk-bed rooms, and family rooms. Suites are also available for those looking for upgraded options.
The hotel resort also has a gorgeous outdoor pool with a hanging hammock, which is a great spot for magazine-like snaps. It also has a spacious lounge area and an in-house restaurants that serves buffet breakfast and all-day coffee. A function room is available for group events.
Siama Hotel is about 10-15 minutes away from the city proper. It also makes a good base for exploring the rest of the province, since it’s only 1-2 hours away from major tourist attractions like Donsol.
Location: Sorsogon City | Book here
2. Recidencia Del Hamor Beach Front
One of the newest resorts in the province, Recidencia Del Harmor Beach Front opened its doors last summer of 2021. This luxurious beach resort features Mediterranean-style rooms and suites and an infinity pool with ocean views.
Accommodations come with en-suite bathroom, spacious living area, and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer either pool or ocean views. It has an in-house restaurant that serves international cuisine and drinks.
Guests at the beach resort can enjoy various activities such as swimming in the pool or beach, snorkeling or diving in its house reef, and kayaking. They also offer day tour packages for island hopping in Matnog.
Location: Santa Magdalena
3. Elysia Beach Resort
Elysia Beach Resort is one of the few resorts with direct beach access in Donsol, Sorsogon.
It features 15 beautiful tropical cottages with modern amenities, such as airconditioning, refrigerator, and cable TV. You can choose between deluxe and deluxe rooms.
This beach resort also has a swimming pool and an open restaurant with ocean views, which serve international dishes and various drinks and cocktails. Along the shore are open cottages and hammocks, so guests can relax and enjoy the surrounding view of the ocean.
Elysia Beach Resort is only a stone throw’s away from Donsol Tourism Center where guests can secure boats for whale shark watching. As such, the resort is a good base for those who want to stay especially during the whale shark season.
Location: Donsol | Book here
4. Vitton & Woodland Beach Resorts
Vitton & Woodland Beach Resorts is another worthwhile resort in Donsol, Sorsogon. It’s popular among locals and foreign tourists alike.
These are actually two distinct resorts under the same ownership. Woodland offers budget-friendly backpacker accommodations, while Vitton is better suited for families. Guests on either one can use the shared facilities.
This beach resort has a relaxing beachfront ideal for cacnoeing, snorkeling, diving, and fishing. It also has an outdoor pool, spacious garden spaces, and a spa where you can enjoy a relaxing massage for that tropical vacation feels. Its restaurant serves local and international dishes and the poolside bar is your go-to for cocktails and beer.
Vitton & Woodland Beach Resorts is a good option especially for those who are staying in Donsol for the whale shark activity.
Location: Donsol | Book here
5. LOLA Sayong Eco-SurFarm
LOLA Sayong Eco-SurFarm (previously Lola Sayong Eco Surf Camp) is an eco-friendly beach resort in Gubat, Sorsogon. It’s a community-led project that aims to promote sustainable practices and the culture of Gubatnons.
This casual resort features native cottages with simple furnishings good for solo or groups of 4 people. Its restaurant uses local ingredients to serve Bicolano delicacies as well as fresh beverages such as tanglad and coconut juice. It also has a store where you can buy local products.
LOLA Sayong Eco-Surfam is popular among backpackers, as well as beginner and advanced surfers. It’s also a family-friendly resort, with spacious open grounds for playing and immersive farming lessons to participate in. It’s also ideal for those who simply want to have an idyllic vacation along the beach.
6. Recidencia Del Hamor
Residencia Del Harmor is a 19-hectare sanctuary located at the foothills of Mount Bulusan in Casiguran, Sorsogon. Its highlight is its panoramic views of the mountain. It is a bit far from the town proper, but it’s a great place for R&R and it’s ideal for those who like nature stays.
Accommodations range from standard villas to suites and duplex villas with private pools. All rooms also have a balcony with a garden or pool view.
This mountain resort also has a restaurant with free-flowing coffee or tea, an outdoor swimming pool, and a shared lounge and garden that is spacious so children have freedom to roam and play around. For leisure, there is also a horseback riding facility and an on-site golf course.
Residencia Del Hamor is several minutes away from the tourist spots in Bulusan such as Bulusan Lake.
Location: Casiguran, Sorsogon | Book here
7. Nature Hot Spring Resort
The town of Irosin is blessed with natural hot springs, sourced from underground water coming from Mount Bulusan. If you want to experience the relaxing properties of hot spring, head over to Nature Hot Spring Resort.
Nature Hot Spring Resort is an affordable, family-friendly resort with 3 hot spring pools, including a kiddie pool with slide. It also has reception halls and a restaurant. The resort is surrounded with trees and there is koi pond that you can visit.
Accommodations range from standard rooms to family rooms. There are also upgraded rooms with mini-pool. Cottages are also available for day tours. Facilities such as BBQ and videoke area can also be rented.
8. Amor Farm Beach Resort
Amor-Farm is a family-owned beach resort in Donsol, the first one to open after the discovery of whale sharks in the area. It’s ideal for those who want a comfortable yet affordable stay.
This beach resort has 25 rooms, with different amenities depending on your budget and needs. Upgraded rooms come with airconditioning and in-room entertainment such as cable TV.
Its beachfront is ideal for relaxing or watching the sunset. It has huge grass spaces where guests can hang out or where children can run and play. Bikes are also available for rent, so guests can explore the grounds and surrounding areas.
Aside from tourists, this resort is also a popular option for gatherings and events.
9. Modesta Resort
Modesta Resort is a picture-perfect resort in Irosin featung A-frame cabin villas surrounded by coconut trees and lush forest trees.
Currently, the resort has four villas available. Each villa has a main bedroom and an attic with additional sleeping arrangements, a mini pool, a fully funished kitchen, and bathroom. The resort also has a 70-meter long pool.
This resort is ideal for small families and groups.
10. AGM Beach Resort
AGM Beach Resort is one of best resorts in Sorsogon located along the shores of Donsol.
Guests can choose between bungalows or rooms located in a 2-storey building. Rooms are equipped with modern amenities, including airconditoning, bathroom with hot & cold shower, and cable TV.
The beach resort also has an outdoor pool and an in-house restaurant that has splendid views of the ocean and nearby islands. Filipino and international dishes are available.
Due to its strategic location, AGM Beach Resort is a great choice for those who are interested in Donsol whale shark watching, island hopping, diving, watching fireflies at night, or simply communing with nature.
Location: Donsol | Book here
11. Dancalan Beach Resort
While Sorsogon has many stunning white-sand beaches, the appeal of Dancalan Beach in Bulusan lies in its simplicity and rustic vibes. It’s a crowd-favorite among locals, especially on weekends. Dancalan Beach Resort is your go-to accommodation in this area.
The beach resort offers casual rooms with simple furnishings, an in-house restaurant that serves seafood and Filipino favorites, grilling stations, and cabanas by the beach where guests can lounge in the afternoons. The resort grounds is also open for camping, although guests are advised to bring their own tents.
12. Paguriran Beach Resort
A favorite among locals, Paguriran Beach Resort is a casual beach resort facing a stretch of white-sand shore and access to Paguriran Island, one of the hidden attractions in Sorsogon Province.
Paguriran Lagoon is a natural pool surrounded by limestone cliff formations, similar to Tangke Lagoon in Iloilo. During high tide, the pool is filled with sea water and visitors can swim inside the lagoon area.
Accommodations in the resort include cottages with basic furnishings. Camping is also allowed, as long as guests bring their own tents.
Location: Bacon, Sorsogon City
13. Isla de Blas
Isla de Blas is a simple, picturesque resort located at Matnog, Sorsogon. It’s often the choice of tourists who are looking for an overnight resort after a day of island hopping. It’s also a popular choice among locals.
The resort features cottages built on stilts, which overlook the blue waters. Rooms have airconditioning and humble furnishings. Food is also available to guests, including boodle fights.
14. Pamana Beach Resort
Pamana Beach Resort is a budget-friendly white-sand beach resort located in Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon. It’s ideal for those who want to stay in a beautiful beach area but without the crowd.
The resort features native-style airconditioned rooms or fan rooms. Cabanas can be rented for day tours or overnight stays. There is a store for basic necessities and grilling stations for cooking barbecues.
Its beachfront has clear, shallow water ideal for kids to swim and play in. The resort is also a good base for exploring nearby attractions in Sta. Magdalena, such as Ubo Falls and other nearby beach coves.
Location: Sta. Magdalena
15. Murong Burongan Island Resort
This beautiful island resort is a one-of-a-kind. It can be rented for your own exclusive use.
Murong Burongan Island Resort features modern, comfortable rooms with wooden accents and an open-air restaurant/dining area. Along the beach are cabanas and hammocks where guests can relax and appreciate the ocean view. The beachfront is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, with crystal-clear water that makes corals and rocks highly visible from above.
Do you have other recommendations for best resorts in Sorsogon? If so, let us know in the comments section below!
What to read next:
Here are our guides about Sorsogon:
- Travel Guide to Sorsogon
- Best Things to Do in Sorsogon
- Island Hopping in Matnog, Sorsogon
- Whale Shark Watching in Donsol, Sorsogon
- Buhatan River Cruise in Sorsogon
- Bulusan Lake in Sorsogon
- Zoe’s Resort and Eco Adventure Park
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Katherine Cortes is a 30-something freelance writer/editor. She likes beaches, snorkeling trips, and relaxing staycations (preferably with bath tubs!).