Want a quick post-wedding getaway? Check out these spots near Manila for a quick and affordable minimoon!
When you don’t have the time (or resources) to take that big international month-long honeymoon, there are perfectly great minimoon destinations within the country that are just as romantic. You don’t need to break the bank to make the best memories!
Laidback couple: Antipolo
For couples who want to relax but don’t want to spend too much, Luljetta’s Hanging Garden Spa is a great minimoon destination. They offer couple massages, foot spas, while taking in a breathtaking view.
Athletic couple: Baler
Just 5 hours from Manila, Baler, Aurora, offers adventure—surfing and trekking, to name a few. Trek to the majestic Mother Falls and dive right in. Spend all day surfing and walking the shoreline. The quaint town feel of Baler will surely win your heart.
Nature-loving couple: Rizal
Less than an hour outside Metro Manila lies Tanay, Rizal, an underrated destination which offers a lot. Masungi Georeserve, Mount Daraitan, and Mount Pamitinan are all located in the Rizal province.
Foodie couple: Tagaytay
Where better to take your fellow foodie and better half than to a place where you can find one of the best restaurants in Asia? Dine to your heart’s content at Antonio’s, Balay Dako, Josephines, or Bag of Beans.
Nearby hotels like Taal Vista and Discovery Country Suites offer a cozy, romantic getaway. There are also idyllic Airbnbs you can choose from!
History buffs: Bataan
If you don’t want to travel all the way to Vigan to get your history fix, check out Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Located just three hours away from Manila, the stunning resort is a perfect reconstruction and reimagining of 18th century Philippines. Celebrate your future together by falling in love with the past!
Fun-loving couples: Zambales
Bounce to your heart’s desire at the inflatable island at Samba Bluewater Resort, Subic Bay Waters, Zambales, a beach playground filled with bouncey houses and slides! Perfect for carefree couples who are truly kids at heart!
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