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6 Romantic Destinations Near Manila

Vieux Chalet

For more than three decades, this little Swiss nook in Antipolo has been creating sweet memories for its customers. Be it a quick date, a wedding proposal or anniversary celebration, Vieux Chalet delivers great service and delicious European and Filipino fare. Something to try this coming Valentineís weekend is its comfy bed and breakfast branch, St. Moritz Swiss Inn. Their customized packages can include complimentary massages, dinner or brunch options, and even a bottle of bubbly. 

456 Taktak Rd., Sitio Sampaguita, Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Antipolo City

Call 697-0396, 0928-2888584 or


Discovery Country Suites

There are many reasons why Country Suites continues to be one of the best places to go on a romantic getaway: (1) The gorgeous luxury themed suites that will inspire you never to leave your rooms, and (2) The crisp Tagaytay weather...think sharing hot chocolate sips while bundled tight with your sweetheart.


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300 Calamba Rd., San Jose, Tagaytay City

 Call 529-8172, (046) 413-4567 or visit



Strictly by reservation. Celebrating date night in what is regarded as one of the best restaurants in the country is pure pleasure. You can't go wrong with any of the menu entrées since the options are accompanied with a house salad, soup of the day, dessert, and after-meal coffee or tea. Be sure to make a reservation and request for the best seat (which is in the main dining area) of the house to impress your date.

Purok 138, Brgy. Neogan, Tagaytay

Call 0917-8992866, 0918-8992866 or visit


Marcia Adams

This exclusive restaurant is proud of its Tuscany-like ambience, romantic yet homey interiors, and specialized Mediterranean-inspired menus. Take a sip by the sunset lounge as the sun goes down. So romantic!

JP Rizal St., Brgy. Sikat, Alfonso, Cavite

Call 0917-8011456 or email


Feliza Cafe y Taverna

This bed and breakfastís appeal rests on its old-world charm and fantastic heirloom cuisine offerings. Situated in the heritage town of Taal, Batangas, Feliza Cafe y Taverna offers a quick respite from the cold modernity of city life. Guests can stay overnight in one of the two rooms of the restored ancestral home, complete with breakfast. Do stay for lunch or dinner with Fil-Hispanic cuisine choices like Chicken Relleno with Salsa Monja, Tulingan Cooked in a Claypot, and Callos. 


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6 F. Agoncillo St., Brgy. Poblacion, Taal, Batangas

Call (043) 740-0113.


Casita Ysabel

For couples who want to wake up with the sound of waves and the smell of the sea, then Casita Ysabel is the perfect choice for you. Drive down to Mabini and find this gem by the beach. A diverís paradise, Casita Ysabel can also arrange scuba diving excursions, island hopping, snorkeling, and kayaking activities for you and your loved one. 

San Teodoro, Mabini, Batangas

Call 546-7083, 722-4600, or email