These Beautiful And Picture-Perfect Swimming Pools In Luzon Will Be Worth The Trip!
With the hot summer weather and our beach bods sizzlin' as well, what better way to spend the weekends and your vacation leaves than by reveling in the refreshing and beautiful resorts so close to the metro?
We've rounded up our favorite resorts around Luzon with the most picturesque swimming pools, perfect to cool down on a hot summer day or to capture a nice snapshot for your Instagram feed:
Luljetta's Hanging Gardens Spa
The first and only hanging gardens and spa in the Philippines, Luljetta's is a refreshing little mountain resort tucked in the highlands of Antipolo, Rizal. The property is built to have a uniquely Filipino vibe, with spacious rooms that can accommodate families, a lap pool, a super relaxing and well-staffed spa, and a hydromassage pool that has majestic views of the Laguna de Bay and the Manila skyline.
Location: Sitio Loreland, Barangay San Roque, Antipolo
Contact number: (0917) 544 4432, (0928) 627 8897
For bookings: www.luljettas.com
Acuatico Beach Resort
Batangas is famous for its beautiful beaches and has long been the favorite destination of many beach bums. To get the best of both worlds (a nice beach and an ultra nice swimming pool), check out the Acuatico Beach Resort that lies on Laiya's famous beach. There are watersports and kayak facilities that are readily available for those who'd like to frolick in the beach, and a spa for those who'd like to relax; but the star of the property is its infinitiy pool with outdoor jacuzzi, a kiddie pool, and watersports facilities.
Location: Laiya, San Juan, Batangas
Contact number: +632 6515972
For bookings: www.acuaticoresort.com.ph
Club Punta Fuego?
Also in Batangas is this posh property for those who'd like to go extra on their vacation. Club Punta Fuego boasts 12 beach coves, watersport activities, its signature Ylang-Ylang spa, a majestic double infinity pool, and even a golf course! So put your feet up, choose a nice spot, and bask in the stunning view of the Nasugbu coast, as the quiet naturescape envelops your senses and the setting sun embraces you with a golden glow.
Enjoying Club Punta Fuego can be as simple as booking a night or two. But they also encourage those who'd like to enjoy their facilities any time to avail of their membership program.
Location: Brgy. Balaytigue, Nasugbu, Batangas
Contact number: (02) 843 8700; (02) 584 4405
For bookings: www.clubpuntafuego.com.ph/
Pico Sands Hotel
Pico Sands Hotel is the non-membership facility inside the tropical paradise of Pico de Loro Cove in Batangas. Enjoy various indoor and outdoor activities for you and your family, breathtaking views of the sea and the mountains, and luxurious accommodation and experience at the heart of Hamilo Coast. The expansive swimming pool makes the trip all the more worthwhile, perfect for sunbathing and beautiful snapshots.
Location: Pico de Loro Cove, Hamilo Coast, Barangay Papaya, Batangas
Contact number: (+63) 2 4647 888; (+63) 917 809 1289
For bookings: www.picosandshotel.com
Azumi Boutique Hotel
If you'd rather travel to the south of Manila, there's this beautiful hideaway worth checking out. Azumi Boutique Hotel features a modern and contemporary feel, while boasting of a beautiful roofdeck lap pool with astounding views of the cityline. Rooms are well designed, with features such as floor-to-ceiling glass walls that allow plenty of sunlight to brighten your mood.
Location: 2205 Market Street, Madrigal Business Park, Phase II, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Contact number: (+632) 869 9888
For bookings: azumi.ph/
Sundowners Vacation Villas
Experience Greece in Pangasinan with Santorini-inspired whitewashed villas and an infinity pool with views of Pangasinan's pristine beaches. The property is uniquely constructed and offers bright and clean interiors and exteriors for a refreshing vacation. Wanting to nail that perfect bikini shot? Sundowners has tons of views, nooks, and crannies for all your OOTD plans.
Location: Luciente 1, Bolinao, Pangasinan
Contact number: (0977) 859 7299, (0927) 775 9942, (02) 964 5108
For bookings: sundowners.ph/
Kahuna Beach Resort & Spa
La Union is steadily becoming the surf capital of the Philippines, and with so many flocking to the province for its big waves and beaches, it's also become a haven for beautiful resorts and accommodations. Kahuna Beach Resort features 40 boutique Balinese-inspired cottages that peer out directly to the beach, close enough for guests to hear the waves and feel the fresh breeze from the sea. At the middle of the property lies a quaint but equally beautiful infinity pool directly facing the sea, great for lounging around and taking nice photographs. Pool basketball, anyone? Sure! A court stands at the middle of the pool!
Location: National Highway, Brgy. Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union
Contact number: (+63) 917 830 0363, (+63) 998 855 2837
For bookings: www.kahunaresort.com/
The Duyan House at Sinagtala Farm & Adventure Park
Recharge and reconnect with nature at the Duyan House at Sinagtala Farm, a 60-hectare property in Bataan that features quirky villas and three infinity pools. Nature literally is the foundation of the property, with towering trees and flora that surround the pools and the cottages and manicured gardens for long and quiet walks. Apart from the various pools and the comfortable villas, they also have adventure activites like zipline that gives spectacular views of the naturescape.
Location: Tala Road, Bgy. Tala, Orani, Bataan
Contact number: 0995 411 3609, 0995 411 3615
For bookings: duyanhouse.discoveroom.co/
Anvaya Cove Beach & Nature Club
Tucked inside the bigger Anvaya Cove property is the Anvaya Cove Beach & Nature Club, which sits on the edge of the Bataan peninsula facing the South China Sea. Fine white sand and a mesmerizing blue sea sets the tone of the beach resort, but its huge swimming pool is also a sight to behold. Trees frame the pool, making for a refreshing dip, and lounge chairs surround it for those who'd like to sit back and sip refreshing beverages under the sun. Witness the sunset at the pool area for a truly breathtaking moment.
Location: Morong, Bataan
Contact number: (02) 793 9000, 0917 826 8292
For bookings: www.anvayacove.com/beach-nature-club/