Working eight hours a day, five days a week might be exhausting. Isama mo pa ’yung traffic na mararanasan mo everyday going to work. Nakaka-stress ’di ba? That’s why every time that holidays are coming, we get too excited to plan our vacation. Aminin, kahit na two months to go pa before your much-awaited rest, naka-file na ’yung leave mo. Luckily, there are two holidays next month (November 1 and 2) that will fall on a Thursday and Friday. Tuloy-tuloy na ang vacay hanggang weekend, ’te. And if you’re looking for a place to stay during these holidays, here are some vacation homes that are just a few hours away from the metro:
Casa del Sol in Amadeo, Cavite
If you’re spending your vacation with your whole family, this Bohemian farmhouse is perfect for you (and your IG feed). It has a huge loft with three bedrooms, queen size beds, five bunk beds, and extra mattresses. Kering-keri ma-accommodate ang 25 guests. Tama lang sa mini family reunion na io-organize mo, sis.
Check out Casa del Sol’s Airbnb listing here.
Kapusod in Mataasnakahoy, Batangas
Owned by journalist Howie Severino and his wife Atty. Ipat Luna, Kapusod is great if you want to stay away from the noise and pollution of Metro Manila. Their treehouse will let you experience the breathless beauty of Taal Lake. One with nature ka talaga dito, bes.
Check out Kapusod’s Airbnb listing here.
Timberland Heights in San Mateo, Rizal
If you’re from Quezon City and ’di pa rin kaya ng sched mo mag-travel to Laguna, go ka na lang sa Rizal. The Astley Residence at Timberland Heights is on a ridge with views of the whole Metro Manila and the Sierra Madre foothills. On clear days, you can also view Tagaytay Highlands and as far west as Mt. Mariveles on the other side of Manila Bay. Perfect for retreats or chill staycation with the fam.
Check out Timberland’s Airbnb listing here.
Kubo in Angat, Bulacan
Kung bet mo naman mag-senti the traditional way, this native house in Bulacan is the one you’re looking for. The bahay kubo is located inside a farm called Numana, so you can try different activities like vegetable picking, feeding the animals, or sitting around a bonfire at night. You don’t have to leave your furbabies at home because this place is also pet-friendly.
Check out Kubo’s Airbnb listing here.