5 Lakeside Accommodations Near Manila that You Should Check Out for Your Next Vacay

When the beach is not an option.

There’s something soothing about being near any body of water. However, whenever we plan a getaway, the beach usually tops the list. If you want a perfect blend of isolation and comfort, then consider this list of beautiful lakeside resorts and lodging to experience something new.

Bloc Camp Site

Brgy. Bukal, Bukal-Cansuso Road, 4013 Cavinti
theblocteam@gmail.com | +63 936 9699644

Whether you’re a sunrise or a sunset type of person, the mesmerizing view in this cozy place will make you want to stay another night. It’s surrounded by lush green foliage, just the perfect background while you enjoy a quiet time. The tents here are big enough making it ideal for a family or friends getaway. If glamping is not your thing, though, the campsite also has a two-level “kubotel.” It’s located near some of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the south like the Pagsanjan Falls, Cavinti Underground River, Majaymay Falls, and more, so adventure seekers will never run out of things to do.

 

Lake Island

L. Cenina St., Tayuman, Binangonan, Rizal
+63 2 534 1117

Experience a different kind of island life in this resort located in the heart of Binangonan, Rizal. It has wide, open spaces where you can chill and simply enjoy the serene surroundings. There are tree houses decked on top of age-old Acacia trees, a pool overlooking the lake, an alfresco dining area, and a patio where you can enjoy delectable meals while being surrounded by different exotic plants. The native-inspired lodging can accommodate from small to big groups making it perfect whether you’re in for a romantic trip or a getaway with family and friends.

 

Aquaspace (by Cottages and More)

Eco-Saddle, Caliraya, Laguna
cottagesandmore@gmail.com

How does waking up in the middle of the lake sound? If you’re in for a new and memorable experience, try staying in this floating cottage. Don’t worry as all the comforts for an enjoyable trip will still be there. There’s a small kitchen area where you can cook as well as a bathroom so you don’t need to leave your home away from home. Did we tell you it’s not just floating? You can also ask the resort to bring you around the lake. Read more about it here.

 

Laresio Lakeside Resort & Spa

Alviar Compound, Purok 1, Brgy. Tadlac, Los Banos, Laguna
+63 917 538 1284 | +63 917 551 7934 | laresio15@gmail.com

For a relaxing environment with fun and exciting activities, head to this private hot spring resort. The place is perfect when you simply want to read a book or when you want to be more adventurous. Some of the activities you can do here includes the Cliff Diving (up to 32 feet high), Slip n’ Slide (about 80 feet long), and Slip n’ Fly. There’s also the Vine Swing where you can swing from the vine and plunge into the lake. The resort offers different packages so you can choose activities that excite you.

 

The Lake House at Caliraya

The Lake House, Sitio Lunao – Magalolon Rd, Lumban, Laguna
Facebook Page | stay@thelakehouse.ph | thelakehouse.ph

Every corner of this lovely place is Instagram-worthy — from the pool to the Lakeside Lounge overlooking Lake Caliraya and Mount Banahaw. You can spend your time snoozing, playing puzzles and board games, or go out and enjoy the sun with fun lakeside activities like the stand up paddleboards, kayaks, and water trampoline. At night, you can go stargazing while roasting marshmallows and sipping hot chocolate.

 

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