Whether you’re looking for a resort to relax and de-stress or somewhere where you can enjoy various activities, Pampanga has it all! This province is home to various farm resorts, waterpark resorts, and much more. Moreover, it’s easily accessible from those living in Manila as it’s only 2-3 hours away via Skyway. This article will guide you to the best resorts in Pampanga!
- 1. Nauvoo Farm Resort
- 2. Poracay Resort
- 3. Clark Marriott Hotel
- 4. The Mansion
- 5. Fontana Leisure Park
- 6. Prado Farms
- 7. Lola Corazon Leisure Farm
- 8. Pradera Verde
- 9. Reca Farm and Resort
- 10. Abe’s Farm
- 11. Quest Hotel Clark
- 12. Fiona’s Farm
- 13. Nuan Farm and Resort
- 14. Alaya Garden Resort & Hotel
- 15. Villa Alfredo’s Resort
- 16. Nature’s View Resort
- 17. Chingu Hidden Paradise Garden & Resort
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1. Nauvoo Farm Resort
One of the highly recommended resorts in Pampanga is Nauvoo Farm Resort.
Known for its majestic view of Mount Arayat, Nauvoo Farm Resort is a great option for those who want a relaxing vacation. Take a casual swim with a view or simply relax in one of the outdoor spaces where you can see the mountain in the backdrop.
Facilities include swimming pools, poolside bar, and function hall. It does not have a restaurant, but you can still order food in your room. It also has kitchen facilities and BBQ grill for those who’d like to bring their own food for cooking.
Activities include swimming and sports including basketball, volleyball and badminton.
For overnight stay, choose from one of the native-designed rooms and villas available.
Nauvoo Farm Resort: book discounted rooms.
2. Poracay Resort
Poracay Resort is a family-friendly resort located in Porac, Pampanga. Its best features are undeniably its pools: it has an adult pool which is connected to a waterfall and two kiddie pools that spill over to a man-made lake.
Room options include native-designed cottages and villas ideal for groups. This resort also has a clubhouse, which serves as a spacious function hall for events.
Aside from swimming in the pools, there are many activities you can do here including include kayaking, fishing in the lake, and zipline.
3. Clark Marriott Hotel
If you’re looking for luxurious Pampanga resorts and hotels, then check out Clark Marriott Hotel. Located at the Clark Freeport Zone, this hotel offers 5-star luxury services ideal for those who want to experience the best during their stay. As with other Marriott hotels, it offers superb service and elegant rooms with modern amenities, some fitted with a balcony with view of the nearby golf course.
Facilities include an outdoor pool, poolside bar, 3 restaurants including an all-day buffet, a cafe, and a spa & fitness center.
Clark Marriott Hotel is only 5 minutes away from Clark Airport.
Clark Mariott Hotel: book discounted rooms.
4. The Mansion
The Mansion is a 4-star family-friendly boutique hotel located at the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga. It is a good option if you want to have a staycation but do not want to venture too far from the city center.
Its facilities include two swimming pools, restaurant & bar, and fitness centers. It also offers a lot of recreational facilities including a playground, game room, baseball fields and multi-purpose fields. Function halls are also available for group events.
Accommodations vary from rooms to upgraded suites and mansion villas.
The Mansion: book discounted rooms.
5. Fontana Leisure Park
Fontana Leisure Park is considered to be the newest, largest, and most advanced integrated leisure park in the Philippines. Located in a 300-hectare property at Clark Freeport Zone in Mabalacat, it features a theme waterpark, golf course, and casino.
Its accommodations include hotel rooms and standard villas or villas with pool. It also has a huge rental space called Rose Garden Mansion, which consists of a 3-storey villa with 7 bedrooms and a private pool and a 2-storey villa with 19 bedrooms and a private pool.
Its facilities include 2 in-house restaurants, a bar, sports center, and sauna and spa.
Fontana Leisure Park: Book discounted rooms.
6. Prado Farms
Prado Farms is one of the best Pampanga resorts for those who love relaxing farm stays. It is located in a 5-hectare property in the town of Lubao, Pampanga. This resort promotes sustainable living and offers a unique farmscape experience where you can swim, go fishing or bike around the property. You may also observe farming and various types of animals such as carabaos.
Aside from these activities, it also has an outdoor pool with kiddie section so you can cool off after a day exploring the property.
Complete your experience by dining in Prado Farm’s in-house cooking services, where you can enjoy farm-to-plate meals that highlight the best of Kapampangan cooking.
This resort offers different types of rooms, depending on your needs and budget.
7. Lola Corazon Leisure Farm
Lola Corazon Leisure Farm is another one of the best Pampanga resorts ideal for those who want a relaxing stay, but also with outdoor activities that you can enjoy and also make you feel invigorated. This resort a great option not only for casual getaways but also for team buildings and other group events.
This farm resort features swimming pools for kids and adults, garden, and fish pond with a rest house used for observing the surrounding fish. It also has an obstacle course for team buildings, which include activities such as wall climbing, rappelling, and ziplining.
A state-of-the-art pavilion and conference room are available for group meetings or events.
For overnight stays, there are numerous native-inspired rooms you can choose from.
Lola Corazon Leisure Farm: book discounted rooms.
8. Pradera Verde
Pradera Verde isn’t your ordinary resort — it’s a one-stop recreational facility located in a 315-hectare grassland in Lubao, Pampanga.
It features the biggest waterpark in Pampanga province, with a wave pool and a beach pool. It also has a wakepark with a regenerating lake for wakeboarding. Lastly, its 18-hole golf course will satisfy golfing enthusiasts and also offers a view of Mount Arayat and Zambales mountain range.
Accommodations include rooms and villas with own living, dining and kitchen areas.
Pradera Verde: book discounted rooms via Agoda
9. Reca Farm and Resort
Reca Farm and Resort is one of the newest resorts in Pampanga, ideal for those who are looking for a budget-friendly place to swim and relax. This humble resort offers fan and airconditioned cabins, with a long outdoor pool and shared bathrooms. A restaurant and bar is soon to open to provide easy dining.
It also offers private Bali-inspired villas with private pool good for small groups of up to 8 people.
Reca Farm and Resort is just a few minutes away from its sister resort, Reca Private Resorts, which is home to private villas with pools for big groups.
10. Abe’s Farm
Abe’s Farm is a hidden gem located at the foothills of Mount Arayat in Pampanga. It’s a great place to rejuvenate and connect with nature. It’s ideal for staycations but is also open to group events and celebrations.
This farm house features an outdoor pool, spa, museum, and recreational areas. It has an in-house restaurant where you can enjoy local Kapampangan cuisine.
Room options include regular huts and airconditioned Ifugao huts.
11. Quest Hotel Clark
Quest Hotel Clark (or Quest Plus Conference Center) is an upscale business hotel located at Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga. It’s near the airport, making it one of the best Pampanga resorts and hotels for layovers and short-term stays, particularly those who are looking for a city break.
It features upscale facilities, including a free-form swimming pool, fitness center, and a restaurant & bar.
Accommodations range from standard rooms to villas with private pools.
Quest Hotel Clark: book discounted rooms.
12. Fiona’s Farm
Enjoy a restful getaway in Fiona’s Farm, a quiet farm resort located in Arayat, Pampanga. Its cottage accommodations are built with Filipino design and uses recycled wood, so you can experience “nature in style.”
It has various accommodations depending your budget and needs, including cabins, villas for couples or groups, and a pavilion which comes with its own private pool. Couples or small groups may want to check out its villa called The Molave, which faces the pool and has its own private jacuzzi.
The farm resort offers different activities. You can swim at any of its 5 swimming pools, including regular pools, an infinity pool, a lap pool, and a kiddie pool. It also has an aviary where you can watch and observe farm birds, an obstacle course, a giant chess, basketball, and billiards.
For easy dining, Fiona’s Farm has its own restaurant and different picnic areas where you can enjoy food out in the sun.
13. Nuan Farm and Resort
Nuan Farm and Resort is a family-inspired resort located in Bacolor, Pampanga. It offers a clean and relaxing ambiance, with complete facilities to make your stay worthwhile.
Here you can cool off at the shared pools, enjoy the lush surroundings, or simply enjoy your time together with family or friends. Accommodations range from deluxe rooms and family rooms to private villas with pool, ideal for small or big groups. The largest villa you can book can accommodate up to 30-40 people.
This resort also has an in-house cafe for easy dining and drinks, function halls, and a garden venue for events.
14. Alaya Garden Resort & Hotel
This newly built resort is considered one of the best resorts in Pampanga. It has a great location that overlooks Mount Arayat, with kid-friendly facilities such as colorful slides and kiddie pool with playground. It also has a wide outdoor pool, jacuzzi, amphitheater, and spacious garden spaces where you can hold group events or simply play sports.
It offers spacious rooms complete with airconditioning, bathroom with hot & cold shower, and android TV. Barkada rooms are also available for groups.
If you choose to fully rent the resort, a videoke can be made available to your group.
15. Villa Alfredo’s Resort
Villa Alfredo’s Resort is one of the most popular resorts in Pampanga. It has family-friendly amenities, making it a great choice for family weekend getaways. In-between its pool facilities are trees and foliage, to ensure that guests still have space to relax.
Facilities include 12 different-themed swimming pools, a separate wading pool with waterslides, and jacuzzis. The resort also has an aviary and marine aquarium, which are popular among kids. It also has function rooms for group events.
Accommodations range from cottages to rooms and villas.
16. Nature’s View Resort
Nature’s View Resort is a budget-friendly resort in Porac, Pampanga, ideal for those who want to unwind. Here you can swim, hike, or simply enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
The resort’s main attractions are its pools, which offers a view of the surrounding hills and the creek below. It has a main infinity pool, 2 kiddie pools, and a private pool that you can rent exclusively.
It also has an archery station, bikes, ATV rides, and outdoor spaces where you can enjoy picnics or simply bond together.
Accommodations include huts and villas for groups. Waterproof tents are also available for those who want to experience sleeping outdoors.
17. Chingu Hidden Paradise Garden & Resort
Located in Arayat, Pampanga, this hidden resort is ideal for quick getaways for barkadas and families.
It has limited accommodations, which is good for those who want to avoid crowds. You can book cottages, barkada rooms, and four private villas. The resort’s main highlight is its gorgeous outdoor pool, which is surrounded by lush greenery. It also has Lorie’s Garden, which features an open function hall, buffet tables, grilling area, and a jacuzzi.
That ends our list of the best resorts in Pampanga! Do you have other recommendations? Let us know in the comments 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!).