15 Best Family-friendly resorts in the Philippines

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TripAdvisor have revealed their best family-friendly resorts for 2016. Check out the list to get ideas for your next family getaway!

Shangri-la's Mactan Resort & Spa

It's no wonder this resort made the list with its rave 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor. Visitors agree that it's a "perfect" and "beautiful" place perfect to bring kids of all ages. Its private beach, children's active zone play area, swimming pool, and various activities ensure fun for the whole family!

Plantation Bay Resort and Spa

Also located in Cebu, this "piece of paradise" in Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu has been hailed by visitors as a "family-oriented resort with great rooms, friendly service, and delicious food".

Discovery Primea

According to visitors, this luxury hotel in the heart of Makati's Central Business District is "excellent, with a great location, and wonderful staff".

Many TripAdvisor users commended how easily accessible Makati's best malls are from the hotel and how it's a perfect place for a staycation for a quick getaway within the city.

More of TripAdvisor's best family-friendly resorts on the next page!

Infinity Resort, Puerto Galera

This relaxing resort has been described as beautiful, well-maintained, with breathtaking views and friendly staff members. The resort's villas also fit a family of eight perfectly and comfortably. Their relaxing spa is a great place for parents to unwind, while their nearby pool and beach is a perfect treat for kids and parents alike.

Hotel Luna Vigan

This "nice hotel with a touch of history" offers kids and parents a chance to step into the past and learn while having fun. The rooms are filled with character, the staff are warm and welcoming; plus: those who have stayed there rave about the sumptuous breakfast buffet that awaited them each morning.

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The Manor at Camp John Hay

This family getaway favorite may be a bit pricey, but travelers assure potential visitors that it will be worth it. It offers great garden views, a relaxing ambience, and courteous staff. Their 2-bedroom suites are a popular choice for families looking to enjoy a cozy getaway in the City of Pines.

More of TripAdvisor's best family-friendly resorts on the next page!

Lighthouse Marina Resort, Subic

This charming resort, with excellent service and spacious rooms, offered many TripAdvisor users a welcome respite from the pressures of city life. Being just a few hours away from Manila, many travelers think it's an amazing choice for a quick getaway and a "perfect place to stay with kids".

Pannzian Beach, Pagudpud

This scenic eco-village, which is a "perfect place for family bonding" promises a secluded but exciting stay, with its various activities like trekking, camping, swimming in the beach or river, there's no shortage of fun for the whole family.

Though it may be a long journey, many TripAdvisor users agree that it's definitely worth it.

Two Seasons, Coron

Palawan isn't an annual mainstay on the list of the world's best island destinations for nothing. This "peaceful, island paradise" is 30 minutes from Coron town proper. It's been described as "modern, spacious, clean" with an accomodating staff. Some TripAdvisor users also shared how it's the most romantic choice for a perfect honeymoon!

More of TripAdvisor's best family-friendly resorts on the next page!

Sea Wind, Boracay

Out of all the resorts in Boracay, many TripAdvisor users chose this resort as their top favorite. Many agreed that it's reasonably priced for a Station 1 beachfront resort. One user shared how it is the best place for families with small children, being away from the busy heavily crowded spots on the island. Some users also dubbed this resort as a perfect location for a dreamy beach wedding.

Green Canyon Eco Art Resort, Clark Freeport Zone

It's hard to believe that this hotel used to be a farm warehouse. Travelers have hailed it as a resort which perfectly combines the beauty of art and nature. Its one-of-a-kind sculptures welcome guests and its lush surroundings also teach kids to appreciate the beauty of nature.

It's perfect for a quick family getaway because of its proximity to Metro Manila.

Villa Escudero, Quezon

This resort and museum in Tiaong, Quezon offers a waterfall restaurant, river rafting, charming villas, authentic Filipino cuisine and shows; it's not hard to see why this remains as one of Filipino families' all-time favorites.

More of TripAdvisor's best family-friendly resorts on the next page!

Discovery Country Suites, Tagaytay

Another top choice for families looking for a quick getaway is this idyllic hotel. Nestled along Tagaytay's main road, it's accessible with a great view of Taal volcano and its surrounding lake. Though it's smaller than most of the resorts on this list, many TripAdvisor users agree that this is part of its charm and the excellent service, with kid-friendly treats and activities, more than makes up for it.

La Luz Beach Resort, Batangas

Travelers commended the privacy of this rustic and charming resort, which is right on the beach. Not only is it perfect for a family getaway, it's clean, well-maintained, and its staff are welcoming and accomodating.

Coco Beach Resort, Puerto Galera

This Mindoro resort has been described as "a fun and unique place with a quiet setting". One user even described his stay as a "heavenly experience". All in all, travelers agree that this nature resort offered them great value for money and a memorable island getaway.

For the full list, check out TripAdvisor's list of their Top 25 Hotels for Families in 2016.

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Bianchi Mendoza