We all want a staycation every now and then. It’s a way to de-stress, relax and pamper ourselves. Nowadays though it’s not enough to just stay in your room… Similar to a mini-vacation, you need photos to show people where you’ve been! And so here are the best hotels & condos in Manila with infinity pools for your highly deserved staycation.
1. Azumi Boutique Hotel
Azumi Boutique Hotel is a chic escape located in Alabang. One of its best features is an infinity pool with a pool bar, which overlooks the Alabang cityscape. The hotel prides itself in its pool which contains salt water and is chlorine free, something that is good for your skin.
The rooms here are eco-friendly & modern, with floor-to-ceiling glass walls to allow natural light inside.
Azumi Boutique Hotel is close to various retail & dining options in Alabang, as well as NAIA airport.
If you’re looking for a staycation that won’t disappoint, Azumi Boutique Hotel is a good option.
2. The Gramercy Residences
The Gramercy Residences is one of the popular staycations in Manila, even for those who are in a budget.
The Gramercy is a New York-inspired luxury tower. Similar to other condo units, you can only book a room here via platforms such as Airbnb. Its famous for its infinity pool, which is located at the 36th floor overlooking the metro. You can also enjoy a kiddie pool, a lap pool and steam room (for women) & sauna (for men).
Room designs vary and depends on which one you book.
The Gramercy Residences is a good option for young professionals and other people who simply want to enjoy a short stay in an IG-worthy location in Makati.
I’d been here and in my opinion, it’s one of the best staycations that offer the bang for your buck.
Read about Our Stay at Gramercy Residences.
Address: Makati Avenue, Makati City
3. I’M Hotel
I’M Hotel is ideal for those who are looking for a luxury staycation within Manila.
I’M Hotel is a 5-star hotel in Makati, with an iconic acrylic-bottomed infinity pool which makes it visible to the floor below. The poolside is also tastefully made, with murals and lounge chairs, as well as colorful bird cages & sun lounges in the pool area itself.
I’M Hotel has over 400 rooms, with 182 suites. It has an onsen spa dubbed as the largest spa in Manila, an upmarket food hall with a variety of dining options and a Club Lounge.
4. Luxent Hotel
If you’re staying in the north, you might want to check out Luxent Hotel.
Luxent Hotel is an upscale 4-star hotel in Quezon City with a glass-wall infinity pool, making guests feel like they are swimming in a giant aquarium. There is also a kids’ pool for family guests.
Other facilities include several dining outlets in the hotel, spa and fitness center.
5. Discovery Primea
Discovery Primera is an upscale choice for those who want to pamper themselves and stay somewhere special.
Located along Ayala Avenue in Makati City, Discovery Primea is a 5-star hotel that offers plush accommodations. It has a beautiful 20-meter infinity pool for that ultimate staycation feel.
Aside from its elegantly furnished suites, Discovery Primea also has an in-house restaurant, bar/lounge, spa and business & banquet facilities.
It’s a highly rated residence in Makati and is just half a kilometer away from Glorietta and Greenbelt malls, which makes it convenient for those who want to stroll, shop and eat in this business district.
6. Jade Hotel & Suites
Jade Hotel & Suites offers affordable rooms in the relatively expensive city of Makati. One of its best selling points is its 14-meter infinity pool in the roof deck, with a view of the Makati skyline.
It has over 30+ well-appointed rooms and offers complimentary breakfast buffet. Jade Hotel & Suites makes sure that their guests get everything they need during their stay.
It’s a 10-minute drive from Glorietta, which makes it a great option for those who like to be within vicinity of retail & restaurant establishments in Makati. It’s also a few minutes away from cheap eateries. Jade Hotel & Suites gives you the best of both worlds and give you your money’s worth.
7. Icon Plaza
If you’re looking for a staycation in Taguig City with an infinity pool, look no further than Icon Plaza. Its infinity pool has a panoramic view of Bonifacio Global City, which is best viewed at night when the street lights and buildings come to life.
Icon Plaza is a condominium with office and residential spaces. Aside from the pool, it also has a gym, function rooms and a playground area.
We have stayed in Icon Plaza and what we liked about it best is that it isn’t as crowded as other staycation condos within Manila.
Read about Our Stay at Icon Plaza.
Address: 26th Street, BGC, The Fort, Taguig City
How to get discounted rates
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Other staycation options
If you’re looking for other options, here are My favorite Airbnb staycations near Manila.
What other condos or hotels with great infinity pools would you recommend? Tell us in the comments section below!
What to read next:
Read about our experience in other staycations in Manila:
- Gramercy Residences (Makati)
- Azure Urban Residences (Paranaque)
- Acqua Private Residences (Mandaluyong)
Katherine Cortes is a 30-something freelance writer/editor. She likes beaches, snorkeling trips, and relaxing staycations (preferably with bath tubs!).