Every now and then we need to take a break and spend the weekend in a place where we could recharge. Thankfully there’s always Tagaytay. Located 2 hours away from Manila, Tagaytay offers a weekend well spent with its numerous local restaurants and cafes, family-friendly tourist attractions, and range of hotels, resorts, and bed-and-breakfasts that are ideal for a relaxing staycation.
Here we’ve compiled the best options for a Tagaytay staycation for all budgets.
- 1. Taal Vista Hotel
- 2. Escala Tagaytay
- 3. Twin Lakes Tagaytay
- 4. Narra Hill
- 5. Lucia’s Tagaytay
- 6. Anya Resort
- 7. Nurture Wellness Village
- 8. Crosswinds Swiss Luxury Resort
- 9. The Lake Hotel Tagaytay
- 10. Casa Alegria Bed and Breakfast
- 11. La Bella Boutique Hotel
- 12. The Nest Tagaytay
- 13. Tagaytay Guesthouse by Antz
- 14. La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden
- 15. Containers by Eco Hotel
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1. Taal Vista Hotel
With an amazing view of Taal Lake and Volcano, Taal Vista Hotel is one of the top choices when it comes to Tagaytay hotels and resorts.
This hotel was originally built in the 1930s and is one of the iconic hotels in the country. It is said to offer the best view of the volcano and hence it continues to be a favorite among tourists in Tagaytay.
This Tagaytay hotel features elegant rooms equipped with modern amenities for a comfortable and memorable stay — with rooms fitted with a balcony with a view. Other facilities include different dining options, picnic and outdoor dinner setup, a swimming pool perfect for cool morning dips, a spa and a fitness center, a kid’s corner and game room where children can enjoy a ball pit and more, and a souvenir shop that sells uniquely Filipino products.
Taal Vista Hotel: Book discounted rooms here
2. Escala Tagaytay
Escala Tagaytay is one of the best hotels in Tagaytay. With its luxurious rooms and an infinity pool that looks stunning day or night, it’s perfect for friends, families, and couples who are looking for a romantic getaway.
Choose any of their Deluxe, Premier, Executive, or Prestige rooms which come with a range of amenities, including flat-screen television, high-speed internet, and mini-bar.
When not enjoying the comfort of your room, make sure to check out their full facilities including an outdoor pool and kiddie pool, restaurants, and massage services.
Escala Tagaytay: Book discounted rooms here
3. Twin Lakes Tagaytay
Built on top of a mountain, Twin Lakes Tagaytay offers a view of beautiful landscapes including the Taal Lake and Volcano. It’s a great option for those who want to splurge for a comfortable and luxurious stay in Tagaytay.
Twin Lakes Tagaytay features an 8-storey hotel with European-inspired architecture, with generously spaced rooms and upscale amenities. Each room has a private bath room and bath tub, LED TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box, and tea and coffeemakers. They also have family-sized suites which have their own separate dining area and complimentary fruit platter.
Of course, a staycation won’t be complete without an exquisite dining experience. Twin Lakes has a café serving breakfast buffet and ala carte lunch and dinner and a lobby bar with a fine selection of drinks.
It also has a heated outdoor infinity pool with a wading section for kids so you can enjoy a swim despite the cool weather of Tagaytay, a spa, a fitness center, and a kid’s corner and game room.
Twin Lakes Tagaytay: Book discounted rooms here
4. Narra Hill
Narra Hill is one of our favorite Tagaytay staycation resorts! This gorgeous bed-and-breakfast offers luxury rooms with view of Taal Lake. It’s located about 20 minutes away from the center of Tagaytay.
It has different accommodations depending on your budget. There are airconditioned cottages good for barkadas and upgraded bedrooms with its own veranda and bathroom with bath tub for small families and couples.
The facilities and views in Narra Hill will leave you breathless. It has an IG-worthy infinity pool, a dipping pool, a sauna, and alfresco areas where you can hang out and rest. Although it has no in-house restaurant, there is room service where you can order delicious local and Asian cuisine.
Budget: Mid-range (group rate) to luxury
5. Lucia’s Tagaytay
Enjoy the cool weather of Tagaytay without the crowd at Lucia’s Tagaytay. Built in a 3.6-hectare property, this bed-and-breakfast is surrounded by forests and green spaces, which makes it perfect for truly relaxing staycations.
Here you can choose from different types of accommodations. The Forest Cabin is a secluded house ideal for families and couples, while Casitas and Casa Grande offers hotel-type accommodations. There are also private villas with pool and upscale camping grounds for nature lovers.
Lucia’s Tagaytay has a swimming pool, kiddie pool, and jacuzzi for refreshing dips. It also has a restaurant and bar, alfresco areas and hammocks, vegetable gardens, bonfire and campfire, a pond, and various recreational facilities such as basketball court, kiddie playground, and bicycle rentals.
6. Anya Resort
Anya Resort is one of the top-rated Tagaytay hotels, ideal for families and couples who are ready to splurge for an amazing time in Tagaytay.
This hotel is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, so you’re confident to enjoy top-notch facilities and services. It features over 70 well-appointed suites, fitted with premium bed, spacious bathroom, and modern amenities such as flat-screen cable TV.
Other hotel facilities include a beautiful outdoor pool and kiddie pool, spa and massage services, and poolside and indoor restaurants.
Anya Resort: Book discounted rooms here
7. Nurture Wellness Village
Take your Tagaytay staycation to another level by booking a stay at Nurture Wellness Village, considered the pioneer wellness spa in the country. Here you can relax, soothe your tired muscles with their spa services, and just enjoy the nature ambiance of the resort.
Nurture Wellness Village features Filipino-themed accommodations, which includes airconditioned rooms, bungalows with garden, and native huts. Glamping accommodations are also available. It also has a restaurant that serves delicious Filipino meals, an outdoor swimming pool, and a campground.
Nurture Wellness Village: Book discounted rooms here
8. Crosswinds Swiss Luxury Resort
Crosswinds Swiss Luxury Resort is a perfect option for families. It’s a 100-hectare private sanctuary that sits on one of the highest points of Tagaytay. It features Swiss-inspired chalets, lush landscapes, and over 20,000 pine trees that perfumes the area with its sweet scent.
There are residential and commercial properties in this area. Guests who wish to stay here can book at Crosswinds Resort Suites, which offers Studio Double, Studio Queen, and one- to three-bedroom suites. Each room comes with spacious living and dining areas, as well as a mini-kitchenette where you can prepare your own food – basically everything you need for a complete staycation!
You can also make use of the resort’s facilities including an outdoor pool and children’s playgrounds.
Crosswinds Resort Suites: Book discounted rooms here
9. The Lake Hotel Tagaytay
The Lake Hotel Tagaytay is one of the best luxury Tagaytay hotels with pool.
This 3-storey Mediterranean-inspired hotel offers a panoramic view of Taal Volcano, which you can enjoy in your room and common areas. It offers spacious rooms with luxurious beddings and amenities as well as refreshing views, making them perfect for families and couples.
You can also enjoy access to its top-quality recreational facilities including an infinity pool, restaurant that offers breakfast buffet, bar, coffee shop, fitness center, KTV lounges, game room, and more.
It is also located near the popular tourist attractions and restaurants in Tagaytay.
The Lake Hotel Tagaytay: Book discounted rooms here
10. Casa Alegria Bed and Breakfast
Casa Alegria Bed and Breakfast is a great option for those looking for a Tagaytay hotel with view of Taal Lake, away from the busier streets of Tagaytay. Here you can enjoy the view while enjoying a quiet time with your companions.
This hotel offers modern and stylish rooms, with upgraded units featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with view of Taal Lake and additional amenities such as bath tubs.
It also has a restaurant offering ala carte Filipino and Mexican dishes as well as kamayan-style dining setup. Other facilities include an outdoor infinity pool, sauna, garden, and recreational facilities such as billiards and karaoke.
Casa Alegria Bed and Breakfast: Book discounted rooms here
11. La Bella Boutique Hotel
With its Santorini-inspired architecture, La Bella Boutique Hotel is a popular option for Tagaytay staycations.
Here you can book an IG-worthy room with clean aesthetics, stylish wall art, and modern amenities that will make sure your stay is comfortable as possible.
You can also make use of the hotel’s facilities which are designed to promote body and mind wellness, including a pocket garden and forest trail, a wellness hub that promotes healthy lifestyle and alternative medicine, and a meditation chapel. In terms of dining options, it has a popular library café and a restaurant that serves Spanish cuisine.
Of course, staying at La Bella Boutique Hotel won’t be complete without taking a swim in its outdoor aquarium pool.
La Bella Boutique Hotel: Book discounted rooms here
12. The Nest Tagaytay
The Nest Tagaytay is a budget-friendly bed-and-breakfast located along Calamba Road in Tagaytay. It features quaint and cozy rooms and an open-air café and restaurant overlooking Taal that serves Filipino and Italian menu, as well as various drinks.
Aside from its affordable rates, another reason to book here is its convenient location. It’s only 5 minutes walk away from Tagaytay center and a short ride away from the usual attractions such as Tagaytay Picnic Grove Park and People’s Park in the Sky.
The Nest Tagaytay: Book discounted rooms here
13. Tagaytay Guesthouse by Antz
This Tagaytay Guesthouse is the perfect option for barkadas who want to enjoy a private staycation in Tagaytay by chilling together, binge-watching movies, and of course enjoying a dip in the pool.
This guesthouse comfortably fits up to 5 people. It features a bedroom with 2 double beds and a 120-inch cinema projector so you can enjoy your favorite movies in bed, a living room, a patio for outdoor dining, an indoor bathtub area, and a small plunge pool so you can take a refreshing dip and feel the cool breeze in Tagaytay at the same time.
Aside from these, there are also common facilities including a bonfire area, fish pond, and garden.
Budget: Budget-friendly (group rate) | Book via Airbnb
14. La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden
Treat yourself with a unique type of staycation at La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden in Tagaytay.
This garden resort is mostly known for their kawas. That’s right — you don’t have to fly to Tibiao to experience bathing in a giant clay wok! The woks are prepared with different herbs, flowers, and essential oils. They are also placed with a view of Taal Lake, so you enjoy the hot water with a pleasant view.
Accommodations include native-style cottages and rooms, which come with complimentary toiletries and use of common restrooms. You can also ask for massage services, bonfire and outdoor movie night setup, and home-cooked meals.
15. Containers by Eco Hotel
Containers by Eco Hotel isn’t your usual accommodation in Tagaytay. This chic hotel is built using repurposed shipping containers and employs eco-friendly practices such as use of solar panels, energy-saving lights, and upcycled materials. It’s ideal for those who want to experience staying in a green hotel and also serves as a good home base when exploring Tagaytay.
Choose between Queen Rooms and Family Rooms, which are cozy, artistic, and fitted with essential amenities plus flat-screen cable TV. It’s also a must to explore the hotel hallways and lounge areas to see its stylish wall graffiti and check out the rooftop bar for unwinding.
Containers by Eco Hotel Tagaytay: Book discounted rooms here
Do you have other Tagaytay hotels, resorts, and bed-and-breakfasts to recommend for a relaxing Tagaytay staycation? Let us know in the comments section 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!).