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Family staycation spots in Rizal for that much-needed getaway

Want to go on a vacation and still limit your exposure? Take a look at these staycation places in Rizal that are perfect for you and your family!

Let’s be honest, COVID-19 fatigue is real.

We’ve been sheltering at home for over nine months, and the same environment has been causing us stress and exhaustion to say the least. Going out has been very tempting and others have actually been taking this risk.

The good news is there are places just a few hours away from the metro that offer a quick getaway while limiting your exposure to other people.

Rizal is famous for staycation spots that are nestled in nature, and we’ve rounded up a few places that are perfect for you and your family.

1. Balai Tanay (Tanay, Rizal)

Go on your much-deserved retreat surrounded by nature in the contemporary bed and breakfast Balai Tanay in Tanay, Rizal.

Balai Tanay

Balai Tanay sits on a one-hectare farm and offers three types of accommodations–the Balai Tanay main house that has two air-conditioned bed rooms and a fan-cooled loft, the Balai Kubo that stand three stories high, and the Balai Jeepney Camper, a reinvention of the popular Filipino public transportation into a unique and modern living space.

The Balai Tanay main house may be rented for PhP 11,000 a night, the Balai Kubo for PhP 6,500 a night, and the Balai Jeeney Camper for Php 5,500 a night. Visit their official Facebook page for more info.

2. Lily Vacation Farm House (Jala-jala, Rizal)

Lily Vacation Farm House strikes the perfect balance between rustic and chic with their quaint accommodations on a 16,000 sq. meter green and open space in Jala-jala, Rizal.

Lily Vacation Farm House

Its private farm house has three air-conditioned bedrooms. It also has a detached skylight glamping room that allows guests to camp out in comfort. The place also offers a variety of amenities that includes a pool, a half-court basketball area, a lawn volleyball area, and sprawling fields to ride an ATV.

Lily Vacation Farm House can accommodate a maximum of 25 people for PhP 20,000/night on Sundays to Thursday, and PhP 25,000/night on weekends. You may visit their official Facbook page for more info.

3. Kamp Maysawa (Tanay, Rizal)

Escape the bustling noises of the city and immerse yourself in nature when you book an exclusive stay in Kamp Maysawa in Tanay, Rizal.

Kamp Maysawa

Staying at this vacation spot brings you the closest experience to camp-like living. Stay in a cabin, take a dip at their natural pool, and lounge at their dipping tubs and jacuzzi. Prepare your meals in their outdoor kitchen, bond over campfires, and hang out at their campsite.

Kamp Maysawa can accommodate a maximum of 10 people for PhP 4,000/night on Sundays to Thursdays, and Php 4,500/night on Fridays and Saturdays.

4. El Patio Razon (Tanay, Rizal)

Wake up to a view of the mountain ranges and enjoy the chilly weather as you visit El Patio Razon in Tanay, Rizal.

El Patio Razon

The bed and breakfast place features a hobbit house, a campsite, and a kubo as accommodations. It is also famous for its instagram-worthy kawa bath and romantic towers.

Rates are available upon request. Visit their official Facebook page for more info.

5. The Grounds Resort (Antipolo City)

You’d forget you haven’t left the city when you take a trip to The Ground Resorts in Antipolo City.

The Grounds Resort

The private resort rental has two options for accommodation–a cabin house that sleeps a maximum of six guests and a hobbit house that sleeps a maximum of nine guests. The place also has a swimming pool, a gazebo, and a garden.

You may book a 22-hour stay at their hobbit house for PhP 21,500 a night, and PhP 26,000 a night for both their hobbit house and cabin house. Visit their official Facebook page for more info.

Taking a vacation under the new normal is possible!

Whether it’s for the coming holidays or you’re just looking for some rest and recreation, you’ll definitely have a fun and stress-free stay in these staycation places.

For a fuss-free experience, don’t forget to secure necessary documents like a health and travel certificate when you head out!

Article and Photo originally posted by GMA News last December 11, 2020 6:09pm and written by Cherry Sun.