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12 Best Bulacan Resorts: With Pool, Private Resorts, Mountain Views

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Bulacan Resorts San Rafael River Adventure and Lawiswis Kawayan Garden Resort

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Bulacan is a province in Luzon situated 35KM north of the Philippine capital, Manila. As one of the oldest towns in the Philippines, it has deep historical roots and is known as the Land of Heroes. Many of its cultural landmarks date back to the Spanish colonial period. Heritage structures such as the Clock Tower of Baliuag and centuries-old churches are popular Bulacan tourist spots, while its colorful festivals and delicious local cuisine are crowd magnets.

Bulacan is also known for hiking spots near Manila. Check out day hikes to Mt. Manalmon-Mt. Gola and Mt. Manalmon-Mt. Matinik



It is home to many affordable resorts near Manila, making it a good option for those in the city looking for a quick getaway. Whether you’re traveling with your significant other, looking for a road trip near Manila with friends, or searching for tourist spots in Luzon with your family with the kids in tow, Bulacan has plenty of options.

Public and private resorts in Bulacan are easily accessible with a car rental in Manila to bring you safely to and from your destination. Here are 12 of the best resorts in Bulacan that you should plan a getaway to:

12. Kalinaw sa Kalawakan

Kalinaw sa Kalawakan in Bulacan

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Kalinaw sa Kalawakan is an open-air campsite along Barangay Litlit in Dona Remedios Trinidad surrounded by scenic views and verdant mountains. It’s the perfect place to reconnect with nature. As with any resort, guests must follow Philippine travel requirements to visit the property, which has plenty of space for large groups or families with children looking for a peaceful place to reconnect with one another.

12 Best Bulacan Resorts: With Pool, Private Resorts, Mountain Views



Kalinaw sa Kalawakan in Bulacan

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Nature-loving couples will find cozy corners and great dirt roads for trekking in nearby hills, while city folks looking for a break from a fast-paced urban environment will relish the site’s rustic ambiance. It has a bonfire, treehouse, wooden huts, and a rudimentary stage with speakers and equipment for live music. Visit nearby natural attractions such as Balistada Hills, Tangke River, Talon Pari Falls, and Gulod Paradise for a memorable vacation with your significant other, friends, family, and loved ones.  

11. Lawiswis Kawayan Garden Resort & Spa

Lawiswis Kawayan Garden Resort & Spa in Bulacan

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Lawiswis Kawayan Garden Resort is a 5,000 square meter property with all the trappings of a place made for peace and relaxation. Situated in a small barrio in Calumpit, the charming countryside inn has a carabao farm that produces milk for Pastillas, a local treat made of sweet milk tablets. Nearby, a mango tree produces fresh fruit all year round.

Lawiswis Kawayan Garden Resort & Spa in Bulacan

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This sprawling estate is a sanctuary for plant lovers and has a swimming pool on-site, perfect for families with kids. With amenities that can accommodate up to 80 guests, its pavilion and conference rooms make it the ideal place for seminars or large gatherings. It has clean, comfortable accommodations, with a spa that's perfect for couples on a honeymoon.

10. Grass Garden Resort 

Grass Garden Resort in Bulacan

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Located in Plaridel, Bulacan, Grass Garden Resort is famous for its large, beautifully landscaped garden. The entrance is replete with potted greenery lined up overhead and on both sides of the walkway, greeting visitors with colorful flowers and plants. Because of its wide-open spaces and leafy surroundings, it is a popular venue for destination weddings and prenuptial photoshoots.

Grass Garden Resort in Bulacan

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The estate has several private pavilions and function halls perfect for large gatherings such as corporate events or team-building activities. The resort offers comfortable accommodations in various villas around the property equipped with air-conditioning, TV, and ensuite toilets. Other amenities include a grass garden grilling station, a bar and canteen, billiard hall, basketball court, and videoke area.

9. One Oceanus Private Resort

One Oceanus Private Resort in Bulacan

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Metro Manila residents don’t need to travel far to enjoy a relaxing getaway in a private resort with a swimming pool. One Oceanus is less than 17KM away from Quezon City by land or a 20-40 minute drive from the Philippine capital. It is an events venue with swimming pools for adults and children, with a function room that can host up to 100 guests for weddings, reunions, or corporate events.

One Oceanus Private Resort in Bulacan

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The resort also has four themed rooms that can accommodate between 3 to 11 guests, all equipped with air-conditioning and bunk beds for large groups, perfect for team building activities or overnight get-togethers. Other amenities include a videoke, toilet and shower, kitchen equipment with a grill, stove, kettle, utensils, and a rice cooker. 

8. Floating Sanctuary

Floating Sanctuary in Bulacan

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Visitors who tour the Philippines will find many nature-themed Philippines resorts in Bulacan, and the Floating Sanctuary is one of them. To reach this private estate on Pasong Kasay St. in the municipality of Santa Maria, guests have to pass through the countryside line with rice paddies.

Floating Sanctuary in Bulacan

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The trip is well worth is as the resort offers modern accommodations equipped with wifi access, hot and cold showers, TV, and toiletries, while large groups of people may opt to avail of dorm-style rooms to save on cost. The family-friendly resort has a children’s playground, swimming pools, lots of open space surrounded by trees and scenic views.

7. El Masfino Hotel and Resort

El Masfino Hotel and Resort in Bulacan

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As one of the few resorts in the San Rafael region to offer luxury accommodations and modern amenities, El Masfino Hotel and Resort is a great place for newlyweds to reserve a Philippine honeymoon package. The well-manicured estate is within the property of the exclusive members-only Royal Northwoods Golf Club, but hotel guests may opt to use the facilities during their stay.

El Masfino Hotel and Resort in Bulacan

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The vast estate has swimming pools that feature a lap pool, raging river, and basketball pool, while nearby cabanas are situated at picnic grounds nearby. Guests may enjoy facilities that include a dune buggy trail, jogging path, beach volleyball court, playground, trampoline, and obstacle course, perfect for families with kids or corporate team building activities. 

6. Royal Woods Resort

Royal Woods Resort in Bulacan

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Royal Woods Resort is a luxury accommodation located in Marilao, Bulacan, and is a popular events venue for weddings, prenuptial photoshoots, business conferences, and family staycations. It has well-appointed villas, cabanas, and rooms with modern interiors, each equipped with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, air-conditioning, wifi, en-suite bathrooms, mini bar, and cable TV with movie streaming services.

​​Royal Woods Resort in Bulacan

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Hotel amenities include three infinity pools, a billiard hall, dartboard, a fitness gym, and videoke services. Those looking to relax and unwind may use the hotel sauna, while foodies will enjoy a great selection of local and international dishes at the in-house restaurant. 

5. Casa Editha

Casa Editha in Bulacan

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Casa Editha is a private event place nestled in San Jose del Monte. Surrounded by lush greenery that features a panoramic view of the Sierra Madre mountain ranges, this garden retreat is a popular venue for destination weddings. It has a fully air-conditioned Catholic chapel and prayer room. With a basketball court, billiard table, and swimming pool, guests have many options for entertainment during their stay.

Casa Editha in Bulacan

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Accommodations are separate villas called ‘casitas’, all fully air-conditioned and equipped with ensuite bathrooms, flat-screen television, and toiletries. This family-friendly countryside escape is perfect for large group gatherings for team-building activities or family reunions, with everyone pitching in to prepare their food at the fully-functional kitchen.

4. Hidden Tropics 

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This privately owned vacation home can be found in a peaceful, idyllic location in Santa Maria, Bulacan, and is aptly named Hidden Tropics. The countryside retreat features an outdoor swimming pool with a hot tub and scenic views overlooking the mountains. It is the perfect place to unwind and benefit from the healing effects of nature.

Hidden Tropics in Bulacan

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Accommodations are tropical villas fully furnished with modern conveniences such as air-conditioning, televisions with movie-streaming, linens, and housekeeping services. It is the ideal getaway for large groups and intimate gatherings, with enough space for children to enjoy the terrace, playground, and swimming pool. Other amenities include a fully furnished kitchen, swing set, open grill, and parking space. 

3. Cabin Look Resort 

Cabin Look Resort in Bulacan

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With its Bali-inspired furnishings and open layout, Cabin Look Resort offers thoughtfully designed accommodations for your next getaway near the city. Located in Malolos, Bulacan, it features spacious A-frame loft-style villas with steeply angled rooflines that extend to the bottom, a design suited for tropical climates because it makes the most of the cooler air at the bottom.

Cabin Look Resort in Bulacan

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Accommodations have a working kitchen and a living area, with beds situated at the loft where floor-to-ceiling glass windows frame the garden view. The tree-lined surroundings highlight the resort’s beautifully landscaped garden and swimming pools decorated with a lovely tile pattern.

Cabin Look Resort in Bulacan

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Other leisure activities to enjoy include billiards, darts, and singing your heart at the videoke machine, perfect for a leisurely time with your friends, coworkers, family, and kids.  

2. The Cabin Resorts

The Cabin Resorts in Bulacan

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Tucked within isolated farmland in Barangay San Agustin, the path leading toward The Cabin Resorts is an off-road adventure in and of itself, so it is best to use an SUV to reach the resort. But with its otherworldly charm and rustic ambiance, visitors agree that the trip is well worth the effort.

The Cabin Resorts in Bulacan

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They can accommodate from 3-8 persons inside loft-style cabins, each equipped with modern amenities that include air-conditioning, TV, wifi access, and kitchen utilities, making it the perfect place for friendly get-togethers or family retreats. The resort has a man-made lake, swimming pool, and resto-bar onsite. It also offers many fun activities that include kayaking, archery, riding an ATV, biking, badminton, and bonfire lighting at night. 

1. San Rafael River Adventure 

San Rafael River Adventure in Bulacan

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Situated inside a grassy parkland beside a river, San Rafael River Adventure is a sprawling nature-filled resort in San Rafael, Bulacan ideal for team building activities or family get-togethers. This lush sanctuary is a popular vacation spot in many Philippine tour packages because San Rafael River Adventure offers the excitement of outdoor recreational activities with the comforts of hotels in the Philippines.

San Rafael River Adventure in Bulacan

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Accommodations range from Glass Villas with bubble pools to rustic cottages and glamping areas with a viewing deck, all equipped with basic toiletries, blankets, pillows, and other amenities that make for a comfortable stay.

San Rafael River Adventure in Bulacan

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You’ll never run out of things to do around this resort with these fun recreational activities and equipment: infinity pool, floating pool, blob jump, inflatable slide, river cruise, banana boat riding, ATV riding, kayaking, and many more.

Explore the Best Resorts of Bulacan

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Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in the Philippines by joining a Manila tour package that includes Bulacan in its travel itinerary. The land of heroes is one of the best places to visit in the Philippines. It is known for its beaches near Manila that are accessible with a quick road trip from the city.

If you don't have a private car, you can avail of car rental in the Philippines which often comes with a professional driver or can be self-driven, a convenient feature for families, groups, or vacation packages for couples. With its fair share of kid-friendly places near Manila, a trip to Bulacan promises to be a fun and enriching experience for the whole family.