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15 Best Pampanga Resorts & Hotels with Pool

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Pool resorts in Pampanga

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Pampanga, popularly known as The Culinary Capital of the Philippines and one of the best food destinations in the country, is an ideal spot for travelers who want to discover and try delicious Filipino food.

Situated 80KM or 1 hour and 30 minutes drive away from Metro Manila, Pampanga is also a perfect weekend destination for travelers who would like to check out historical and natural attractions in Pampanga tours.



Pampanga is also nearby captivating destinations with beaches near Manila like Zambales and Bataan. There are plenty of accommodation options with exceptional service and facilities, ranging from farm resorts to first-class hotels, and they are accessible to top Pampanga tourist spots

How to Get to Pampanga

By private vehicle from Manila, drive along the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), then take either the San Fernando Exit or the Angeles Exit.

By public transport from Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau or Clark International Airport. At Dau Bus Terminal, you can catch a jeep or taxi to other Pampanga towns. If you’re from NAIA, there are Premium Point-to-Point Buses to Pampanga at NAIA Terminal 3, Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas, and TRINOMA Mall in Quezon City.

15. Chingu Hidden Paradise Garden & Resort

Aerial view of Chingu Hidden Paradise Garden & Resort

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Surrounded by lush grasslands and serene landscapes, Chingu Hidden Paradise Garden & Resort is a family-friendly resort in San Nicholas, Arayat, Pampanga. It features a wide array of accommodation options with 4 Villas, 2 Kubos, and 1 Barkada room. Each room comes with air-conditioning, 32-inch flat-screen TV, an electric kettle, and a private bathroom.

Guests can celebrate their special events at John Lorenz Hall. One of the best features of the resort is its huge outdoor pool. Another hangout spot inside the resort is the Lorie’s Garden, which boasts a jacuzzi, buffet tables, an open function hall, a grilling area, and a pallet backdrop.

Chingu Hidden Paradise Garden & Resort is only 7.4km away from Mt. Arayat National Park, an eco-tourism park next to Pampanga’s lone summit, Mt. Arayat. 

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2 to 3-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Follow the Quezon Rd and take the exit in San Simon. Turn right and continue to Jose Abad Santos Ave. Afterward, turn right onto Sakulan Rd in Arayat, Pampanga. The destination will be on your right.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, hop on a bus bound for Dau Bus Terminal. Then, ride a jeep to Marquee Mall. Upon arrival, you will ride another jeep to Arayat. Then, hail a tricycle to the resort.

14. Nature’s View Resort 

Pool area of Nature’s View Resort

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Another secluded getaway spot in Porac, Pampanga is the Nature’s View Resort. Fronting the resort is a huge 5ft deep infinity pool that boasts stunning views of the surrounding mountains and greeneries. It features an open-plan villa with a loft complete with separate bedrooms and a living room.

The villa has an open-air view deck overlooking the lush landscape. Apart from cozy accommodation, Nature’s View Resort also boasts other facilities, including a spacious archery range, a videoke machine, ATVs, a huge bird’s nest, nipa huts, and waterproof tents.

Nature’s View Resort is 12.3km away from Sandbox, a 2-hectare outdoor park in Pampanga. Meanwhile, it is less than 40km away from Clark Airport, Aqua Planet, and Clark Museum.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2 to 2.5-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to the North Luzon Expressway and take the exit toward SCTEX (Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway). Head to the Porac Exit and follow Porac Access Rd. to your destination on the left.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, hop on a bus bound for Dau Bus Terminal. Then, ride a jeep to Porac, Pampanga. Tell the driver to drop you off at the resort.

13. Poracay Resort

One of the pools in Poracay Resort

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Featuring a man-made lake perfect for kayaking and fishing, Poracay Resort is an emerging attraction and family-friendly resort in the former lahar-devasted town of Porac, Pampanga. It offers different accommodation types such as bungalow-type villas, sawali cottages, and nipa huts. Each room is originally designed to have the warmth of a typical Filipino home.

The villas are equipped with air conditioning, television, refrigerator, dining area, stove, and bathroom. Meanwhile, the nipa huts and steel cottages can accommodate larger groups of up to 15 persons.

Aside from fully furnished rooms, Poracay Resort also provides its guests with action-packed activities like riding a zipline, kayaking, and fishing. The resort has a huge recreation area where guests can set up a picnic. There is also an outdoor swimming pool for adults and kids.

Poracay Resort is 14.8km away from Clark Museum, 11.9km away from SandBox Pampanga, and 15.4km away from Clark International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2 to 2.5-hour drive away from Manila, continue to Balintawak, Quezon City. Drive along the North Luzon Expressway and take the exit toward SCTEX (Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway). Continue to the Porac Exit and follow Porac Access Rd. to your destination on the left.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, hop on a bus bound for Dau Bus Terminal. Then, ride a jeep to Porac, Pampanga. Tell the driver to drop you off at the resort.

12. Alaya Garden Resort 

View by the pool of Alaya Garden Resort

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Overlooking Mt. Arayat in Pampanga, Alaya Garden Resort is a private resort with a huge outdoor pool and colorful slides. It features mini and stylish homes with complete amenities such as air-conditioning, television, safety deposit box, kitchenette, water heater, kettle, and a shared bathroom.

Guests can take advantage of the leisure facilities on-site. Aside from the 25-meter deep pool, there is a pool for kids with slides and a playground. The resort also features a jacuzzi, videoke, amphitheater, dining hall, and a spacious garden for small gatherings.

Alaya Garden Resort is only 1.1km away from Mt. Arayat National Park, 5.5km away from Arayat Sunflower Farm, and 3.2km away from Arayat Public Market.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 1.5 to 2-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the exit toward San Simon. Then, take the 2nd exit onto Jose Abad Santos Ave and turn left to Mt. Arayat National Park Rd. The destination will be on the right.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, ride a jeep to Marquee Mall. From there, you will ride another jeep to Arayat Market. Then, hail a tricycle to the resort.

11. New Forest Park Resort 

Main pool of New Forest Park Resort

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Featuring 3 swimming pools, New Forest Park Resort is a hidden pool resort in Angeles, Pampanga. It has a main swimming pool, a 50-meter deep indoor pool, a children’s pool, and a jacuzzi with a water heater. There is also a water slider perfect for those seeking thrill before taking a plunge.

This pool resort in Pampanga offers a VIP cottage that can fit up to 12 persons. Whether you want to take a refreshing dip or just sit by the side of the resort’s pools, New Forest Park Resort has you covered. If you like to take refreshments, you can drop by the poolside bar, which offers beers, cocktails, and other non-alcoholic drinks.

New Forest Park Resort is 3.7km away from the historical Pamintuan Mansion, 7.4km away from Clark Museum, and 11.8km away from Clark International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 1.5 to 2-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the NLEX exit toward Angeles City. Then, take Pandan Rd, Magalang Ave, Arayat Rd, and Poinsettia Ave to your destination.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, hail a jeep or tricycle to the resort in Angeles City.

10. The Mansion Pampanga

Aerial view of The Mansion Pampanga's poolside

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Situated within Clark Freeport Zone, The Mansion Pampanga is a family-friendly boutique hotel inspired by American and European idyllic manors in Clark, Pampanga. It boasts family suites, deluxe rooms, and mansion villas. Each room is fully furnished with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, cable TV, a safe, and a shower.

The two-story villas feature cozy and spacious living rooms and dining areas. It has a pocket garden on the first floor and a balcony on the second floor overlooking the sports field and the panoramic mountain views. This boutique hotel has two swimming pools, a large sundeck, a poolside cabana bar, a fitness center, and a playground. 

The Mansion Pampanga is only 2km away from Nayong Pilipino, 4km away from Clark Museum, and 5.9km away from Clark International Airport. 

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 1.5 to 2-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Blvd to A. Bonifacio Ave. Follow the Prince Balagtas Ave in Clark Freeport and take the NLEX exit toward Clark Airport. Then, follow Prince Balagtas Ave to your destination.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, hail a jeep or tricycle to the resort, which is less than 5km away from the Clark Freeport Zone.

9. Fiona’s Farm

A villa in Fiona's Farm

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Up next is an exclusive farm resort in Magalang, Pampanga. From wooden cottages to grand suites, Fiona’s Farm offers plenty of accommodation options for couples, families, and larger groups. It even has a floating cottage with a lap pool good for 20 people.

All of its villas are made from hardwood and crafted with a traditional Filipino design. Each house comes with a jacuzzi, sauna, bathroom, and kitchen with cooking tools. The resort has five swimming pools, picnic areas, and its own bird aviaries for peacocks and other farm birds.

Make the most of your stay by trying out fun-filled activities at the resort, such as playing giant chess, navigating an obstacle course, and fruit-picking. There are also nearby attractions you can discover around Pampanga. Fiona’s Farm is only less than 15km away from Clark Museum, Dinosaur Island, and Clark International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 1.5 to 2-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the NLEX exit toward Angeles City. Then, take Angeles-Magalang Rd to Fiona’s Farm Rd in Magalang, Pampanga.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, hail a jeep to the farm resort, which is only 10km away from Marquee Mall.

8. Nauvoo Farm Resort

Poolside of Nauvoo Farm Resort

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Another garden resort in Magalang, Pampanga, is nestled at the foot of Mt. Arayat, the Nauvoo Farm Resort. Its wide array of accommodation options is ranging from cozy studio bedrooms to spacious villas, which can fit up to 14 persons. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, cable TV, refrigerator, a balcony, bathroom, kitchen, living room, and an attached garage.

The villas are named after local flowers like Sampaguita, Ilang-Ilang, Rosal, Dama De Noche, and Cadena De Amor. Guests will find various amenities at the resort, including a swimming pool, function hall, bar, and a grilling area.

The resort is also complete with entertainment and leisure facilities such as PS3, XBox360, and a sound system with lightings. You can play basketball, badminton, volleyball, and WII Nintendo Game inside the game room.

Nauvoo Farm Resort is only 1.1km away from Mt. Arayat and 12.7km away from Bale Batu, the Little Cambodia of Pampanga.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 1.5 to 2-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the NLEX exit toward Angeles City. Then, take Angeles-Magalang Rd and turn right to the PAC roundabout until you reach the resort.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, hail a jeep to Marquee Mall. From there, ride another jeep to Magalang and get off at the town proper. Upon arrival, take a tricycle to the resort.

7. Prado Farm Resort

A suite in Prado Farms

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Up next is a bio-dynamic farm and eco-resort tucked in the 6-hectare stretch of land in Lubao, Pampanga. Originally, the owners acquired it as a farm in the 1960s. After seeing the potential of the place, the owners decided to transform it into a retreat house, a place for art workshops, and a conference venue.

Prado Farm Resort is also a venue for weddings, photoshoots, and banquets. Many couples have chosen to hold a rustic-themed wedding inside the resort’s little wooden chapel. For those who want to spend their night at the farm resort, you can choose from Kera-Kera Eco-Lounge, Dorm, and Family rooms. Aside from spacious verandas, the resort also has a penthouse with an attic. 

Feel free to use the swimming pool and make the most of your stay by booking a Hacienda Day tour. The resort cultivates organic greens, which will then be served as healthy and delicious Kapampangan meals at the in-house restaurant.

Prado Farm Resort is only 350m away from Pradera Racing Circuit, 1.1km away from Pradera Wake Park, and 11.5km away from Lubao Bamboo Hub. 

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 

For this 2.5 to 3-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the NLEX exit toward the San Fernando exit. Follow Jose Abad Santos Avenue until you reach Prado Farms in Lubao, on the left.

By public transport:
 
From Cubao or Caloocan, ride a bus bound for Olongapo, Zambales or Balanga, Bataan. If the bus will pass by Prado Farm Resort, tell the conductor to drop you there. 

6. Abe’s Farm

Pool area of Abe’s Farm

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If you want to indulge in authentic Kapampangan cuisines, check out Abe’s Farm in Mabalacat, Pampanga. This peaceful and homey farmhouse is built from the original concept of the owners to have a farm restaurant and accommodation in one. Some of the must-try dishes here include Paco Fern Salad, Binukadkad na Plapla, Sinigang Na Baboy sa ube, and more. 

A relaxing stay at the farmhouse is equally indulging as its mouthwatering meals. Abe’s Farm offers 6 types of accommodation: Ifugao Hut Room, Regular Room, Abe’s Suite, Premium Room, and Family Suite. To experience complete relaxation, guests can request a full body massage, foot therapy, and aromatherapy. 

Abe’s Farm is also home to the E. Aguilar Cruz Museum, which shelters the artworks and collections of Emilio "Abe" Aguilar Cruz.

Abe’s Farm is only 2.6km away from Mt. Arayat and 11.3km away from Bale Batu, the Little Cambodia of Pampanga.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 1.5 to 2-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the NLEX exit toward Angeles City. Then, take Angeles-Magalang Rd and turn right to the PAC roundabout until you reach the resort.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, hail a jeep to SM City San Fernando. From there, ride another jeep to Magalang and get off at the town proper. Upon arrival, take a tricycle to the farm.

5. Pradera Verde

A room in Pradera Verde

Photo by Pradera Verde

Unwind at Asia’s finest one-stop recreational facility, the Pradera Verde. This world-class leisure resort in Lubao, Pampanga, takes pride in its own sports facilities such as the Pradera Verde Wakepark, Golf, and Waterpark.

Guests can enjoy an overnight stay at its homey deluxe rooms and bedroom villas that can fit up to 8 persons. Each comes with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a power shower. It also has separate living, dining, and kitchen areas.

Aside from having the biggest waterpark in Pampanga, Pradera Verde has the only wake park in the country with a regenerating lake and two starting docks. Meanwhile, its 18-hole championship golf course features panoramic views of Mt. Arayat and the Zambales mountain range.

Pradera Verde is only 230m away from Prado Farms, 11.8km away from Lubao Bamboo Hub, and less than 20km away from Orani Church and Samal Church in Bataan.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2.5 to 3-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Continue to Quezon Rd and take the NLEX exit toward the San Fernando exit. Follow Jose Abad Santos Avenue until you reach the resort.

By public transport:
 
From Cubao or Caloocan, ride a bus bound for Olongapo, Zambales or Balanga, Bataan. If the bus will pass by Pradera Verde, tell the conductor to drop you there.

4. Fontana Leisure Park

Water slides in Fontana Leisure Parks

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Deemed as the Philippines’ largest and most advanced leisure park, Fontana Leisure Park is within the 300-hectare property in Clark Special Economic Zone at Clarkfield Pampanga in Angeles City. It features luxurious accommodation with a water park, golf course, and casino.

Guests can choose from the modern villas and hotel rooms. It comes with cozy amenities and leisure facilities, including a fitness gym and an Olympic size swimming pool. The largest among all the accommodation types is the Rose Garden Mansion, which consists of a three-story and a two-story villa with 7 to 19 bedrooms and a huge swimming pool.

Indulge in authentic Chinese cuisines at the park’s restaurant called the Red 8. Then, pamper yourselves with invigorating massage treatments at the spa and sauna. There is also an indoor game area and sports center. Meanwhile, you can take refreshments at the resort’s Coffee, Tea, and Juice Bar.

Fontana Leisure Park is only 4.5km away from Clark Museum, 6.2km away from Dinosaurs Island, and 8.1km away from Clark International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2.5 to 3-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Head south on Quezon Blvd toward Dimasalang Rd. Then, take the NLEX Dau exit, turn left, and straight ahead to the Clark Air Base entrance.

By public transport:
 
From Pasay or Cubao, ride a bus heading to Dau Bus Terminal. Then, hail a jeep to Clarkfield Pampanga, where the leisure park is located. 

3. Park Inn Hotel by Raddison Clark

Lobby of Park Inn Hotel by Raddison Clark

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With over 154 modern suites, Park Inn Hotel by Raddison Clark boasts vibrant and stylish furnishings in Clark, Pampanga. Guests can choose from 3 accommodation types: Standard Room, Superior Room, and Junior Suite. Enjoy your stay while indulging in its cozy amenities such as air-conditioning, fridge, work desk, a flat-screen TV, shower, and a separate living room.

Savor delicious meals at the HUES, Park Inn’s all-day dining restaurant. You can also take refreshments at the hotel’s lobby bar. Other top-notch leisure facilities on-site include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Park Inn Hotel by Raddison Clark is only 1.4km away from SM City Clark, 6.7km away from Clark Freeport Zone, 7.1km away from Clark Museum, and 7.7km away from Clark International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2 to 2.5-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Head south on Quezon Blvd toward Dimasalang Rd. Then, take the NLEX Dau exit, turn left, and straight ahead to the Clark Air Base entrance.

By public transport:
 
From Trinoma Mall in Quezon City, take a Genesis P2P bus to SM City Clark. Upon arrival, you can just walk toward the hotel.

2. Clark Marriott Hotel

Poolside of Clark Marriott Hotel

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One of the finest 5-star Pampanga resorts and hotels is located in Mabalacat City. This modern and stylish accommodation, known as Clark Marriott Hotel, features over 260 contemporary suites with cozy and elegant amenities.

Each room is fully furnished with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, LED TV, sofa, desk, safe, refrigerator, coffee maker, and mini-bar. While the deluxe rooms have balconies, the executive suites have lounge access, and the presidential suites have glass windows overlooking the golf course.

From all-day buffets to breakfast meals, the hotel offers various dining options for food enthusiasts. You can dine international cuisines at Goji Kitchen + Bar, savor Korean dishes at Smoki Moto, sip your favorite coffee at Urban Coffee, and enjoy specialty crafted cocktails at The Lounge. Guests can also pamper themselves at the spa.

Clark Marriott Hotel is only 140m away from Subic Duty Free Shop, 1km away from Clark Museum, 3.4km away from Clark Freeport Zone, and 4km away from Calrk International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2 to 2.5-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Head south on Quezon Blvd toward Dimasalang Rd. Then, take the NLEX Clark exit and follow Prince Balagtas Ave, Panday Pira Ave, and Creekside Rd until you reach the hotel.

By public transport:
 
From Trinoma Mall in Quezon City, take a Genesis P2P bus to SM City Clark. Upon arrival, you can just walk toward the hotel.


1. Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort

The pool area of Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort

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Featuring more than 308 rooms, Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort is a 4-star luxurious resort nestled within lush landscapes and golf courses in Clark, Pampanga. Its contemporary accommodation options range from King Guest Rooms to King One-Bedroom Suites with Balcony. Some of the rooms are either overlooking the pool or the nearby lake.

Each suite is equipped with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, 49-inch HDTV, seating area, private bathroom, and shower. Guests can enjoy an all-day interactive buffet at the Olive restaurant, which serves local and Mediterranean dishes. 

You can also try authentic Chinese and Cantonese cuisines at XI. To cap off your gastronomic experience, you can relish cocktails and other refreshments at the Treat. Guests can also lounge and unwind at the resort’s huge swimming pool.

Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort is only 2.7km away from Clark Museum, 5.1km away from Clark Freeport Zone, and 7.2km away from Clark International Airport.

How to get there:

By private vehicle:
 
For this 2 to 2.5-hour drive away from Manila, drive toward Balintawak, Quezon City. Head south on Quezon Blvd toward Dimasalang Rd. Then, take the NLEX Clark exit and turn left onto MacArthur Hwy. Continue to Manuel A. Roxas Hwy and turn left onto Jose Abad Santos Ave until you reach the resort on the right.

By public transport:
 
From Trinoma Mall in Quezon City, take a Genesis P2P bus to SM City Clark or Clark International Airport, which is just7.2km away from the resort.

Relax and Unwind at the Best Pampanga Resorts and Hotels

Poolside of Park Inn Hotel by Raddison Clark

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If you’re seeking nice staycation spots and resorts near Manila, you might want to check out several modern and luxurious accommodation options within the vicinity of Clark and San Fernando, Pampanga, or the Christmas Capital of the Philippines.

For those looking for a beach near Manila, these Pampanga resorts are nestled less than 90KM away from Zambales and Bataan, which are dotted with sandy beaches. Whether you like to try leisure and waterpark activities, you can choose from plenty of attractions and weekend destinations in Pampanga.

Discover the finest Clark Pampanga Resorts, San Fernando Pampanga Resorts, and Angeles Pampanga Resorts. It’s time to start planning your next getaway and spend a fun-filled vacation with your loved ones by referring to this Best Pampanga Resorts listicle.