• Top 10 Out-of-Town Valentine Getaways for Romantic Couples

    Why don’t you do something different for Valentine’s Day? Check out our top 10 Valentine out-of-town destinations. Make sure to book ahead!
    by SmartParenting Staff .
  • Some hopelessly romantic couples may want to take their Valentine candlelight dinner to the next level. Why not celebrate out-of- town? Hit the road and explore the world beyond your comfort zone.
    Here are our top 10 Out of Town Valentine Getaways for romantic couples—from budget-friendly to luxurious choices—and why you might want to spend some private time with your partner there.
     
    1. Baguio

    Who doesn’t love Baguio? The chilly weather will tempt most city dwellers to snuggle every minute of their stay. Besides, the fresh smell of pine trees around the city is in itself an ultimate high. Treat your partner to a lavish overnight stay at The Manor Hotel in Camp John Hay, or simply book yourself in a budget hotel and have a quiet evening at Café by the Ruins.

    The Manor Hotel Camp John Hay Manor

    Loakan Road, Baguio City

    Manila Hotline: Tel. (02) 845-0892 or (02) 845-0911

    Cafe by the Ruins23 Chuntug, Baguio City

    Tel. (074) 442-4010 or (074) 446-4010Fax: (074) 442-5272http://cafebytheruins.com.ph/

     

    2. Tagaytay

    Think of Tagaytay and Sonya’s Garden comes to mind. Sonya’s is an ideal romantic escape for lovers who would want to experience a blend of English and Asian cultures enclosed by rare flowers. Stay in their enchanting and distinct cottages for a night, dine over a scrumptious meal, and get a fortifying massage.

    Sonya's Garden

    Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite(near the vicinity of Tagaytay City)

    For reservations, call or text: Mobile Nos. (0917) 532-9097 or (0917) 533-5140

    E-mail Address: info@sonyasgarden.comhttp://www.sonyasgarden.com/

     

    3. Palawan

    If you prefer nature’s bliss, Palawan is unquestionably a supreme haven. Its eminent Underground River, is a finalist in the New Seven Wonders of the world. Enjoy the panoramic sights, and take pleasure in fantastic hideaways, such as the Flower Island Resort or the Daluyon Resort.

    Flower Island Resort

    Taytay, Palawan

    Mobile Nos.: (0918) 924-8895 or (0917) 881-0728Tel. No.: (02) 893-6455

    E-mail Address: rowena.santos@flowerisland-resort.comhttp://www.flowerisland-resort.com/intro.html

    Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort

    Sabang Beach, Puerto Prinsesa City, PalawanTel.: (048) 723-0889

    Mobile Nos: (0927) 316-5513 or (0917) 826-9989http://daluyonresort.com/ 

     

    4. Boracay

    Want to beat the heat and roll over the white sandy beaches on Valentine’s Day? Boracay is definitely a topnotch alternative for a beach getaway, unless the crowds are really not your thing. If you’re keeping a tight purse but want an excellent getaway, there is a row of budget resorts in this hotspot: Waling-Waling Beach Hotel, Nami Private Villas Hotel, or Friday’s Resort. If you prefer a plush beach resort, then the Shangri La Boracay Island is for you.
     

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    5. Sagada

    If you haven’t been to Sagada, you’re absolutely missing out an extraordinary experience of utmost tranquility and an enchanting yet simple lifestyle. Besides the rush of outdoor activities such as rock climbing and exploring caves and waterfalls, couples can simply spend a quiet afternoon overlooking the lush scenery of the place. Get a cheap room reservation at Residential Lodge, and cook your own meal if you wish. It will be chilly there so expect some snuggle time too.

    Residential Lodge

    Dagdag, SagadaContact Person: Mary Daoas

    Mobile No.: (0919) 672-8744

    E-mail Address: eldone21@hotmail.com 

     

    6. La Union

    Try something different: get some lovin’ while surfin’ in La Union. Well-known for its array of clean beach resorts just along the road, this city is slowly being recognized as a hot surf spot in the Philippines. Try San Juan Surf Resort, and learn how to surf as a couple at their Billabong Surf School. Surfing champ, Luke Landrigan, would be more than happy to give accommodate you.

    San Juan Surf ResortSan Fernando, La Union

    E-mail Address: admin@sanjuansurfresort.com

    Tel. No.: (072) 720-0340http://www.sanjuansurfresort.com 

     

    7. Cebu

    Though regarded as a bustling city, like Manila, Cebu has retained its beautiful provincial landscapes and remained one of the top tourist spots in the country. Feeling a little bit luxurious on Valentine’s? Shangri La Mactan Island Resort, one of the top ten beach resorts in the Asia-Pacific by Business Traveler Magazine, is sure to astound you.  Badian Island Resort and Spa is also perfect Valentine date that offers an extraordinary beach and spa experience in one.

    Badjan Hotel

    Badjan Island, off to the Southwest Coast of Cebu

    Tel. No.: (032) 475-1102 to 1106

    E-mail Address: badiancebu@aol.comhttp://badianhotel.com/ 

     

    8. Mindoro Oriental

    Tukuran Falls is a hidden paradise in Puerto Galera where couples in love with nature can marvel together at the emerald green vista and enjoy the water in its shallow river. Puerto Galera, being a prominent tourist spot, offers plenty of choices for room and dining services.
     

    9. Pangasinan

    Show love to your partner in a hundred of ways by exploring the Hundred Islands in Alaminos, Pangasinan. Did you know that you could spend the night in some of the islands? Book a room at Governor’s Island and have a unique and romantic evening.  And yes, you will be safe and sound and away from all the noise of the urban life.

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    For more information about Governor’s Island, visit Travel. Pangasinan.com 

     

    10. Ilocos Norte

    Playa Tropical Resort Hotel, located in the quiet town of Currimao, Ilocos Norte, will give a couple a lot of time to relax. The Bali-inspired resort has a spa and a beachfront view. Couples should be able to loosen up in the stillness of this resort.

    Playa Tropical Hotel

    Brgy. Victoria, Currimao, Ilocos Norte

    Tel. No.: (077) 676-1001Mobile No.: (0917) 570-0223

    E-mail Address: playatropical@ymail.comhttp://www.playatropical.com.ph/ 

     

    If you want a different kind of romantic idyll to celebrate Valentine’s Day, pack your bags and hit the wild road ahead of you.



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