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20 Best Honeymoon Resorts in the Philippines:  Romantic Beach Resorts & Hotels in Palawan, Boracay, Cebu

20 Best Honeymoon Resorts in the Philippines: Romantic Beach Resorts & Hotels in Palawan, Boracay, Cebu

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Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa and Amanpulo

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The Philippines has many options when it comes to honeymoon destinations. After all, with its beautiful beaches, stunning islands, breezy mountains, great food, and historic cities, there’s plenty of romantic destinations in the Philippines. Planning your honeymoon in the Philippines can also be made easy, thanks to the many Philippine travel packages you can book.

Regardless if you’re the type of couple who wants a secluded honeymoon getaway or a fun and lively night out with lots of people, you’ll not only find a destination perfect for you, but you’ll as easily find a resort that matches your couple personality. 

To help you narrow down your list of where to spend your honeymoon in the Philippines, we’ve rounded up a list of the best honeymoon resorts in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

20. San Rafael River Adventure (Bulacan) 

A room in San Rafael River Adventure

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If you’re looking for one of the best honeymoon destinations on a budget, you should definitely consider San Rafael River Adventure in Bulacan, a Bali-like resort just hours away from the capital Manila. Here, you can choose from several accommodation options, including a Glass Villa, a Stilt Glass Cabin, a Stilt Glass Cottage, and a Glass Tree House. Each comes with its private bubble pool, and depending on what you view you prefer, you can choose to wake up right next to the river, in the middle of lush greenery, or even up in the trees.



When you’re not spending your time in your serene accommodations, you and your partner can enjoy activities at the resort, including swimming in the infinity pool, kayaking, paddle boarding, and horseback riding. For a romantic lunch, you can book a river cruise along the Angat River and spend two hours enjoying the fresh air and river views while having a delicious Filipino lunch.

19. Okada Manila (Metro Manila) 

Okada Manila's Executive Suite

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Couples who want to pack in a lot of activities and nightlife during their honeymoon will enjoy a stay at Okada Manila. Apart from its huge casino that has over 3,000 electronic gaming machines, the resort hotel also has regular entertainment productions at the Coral Lounge, a nightclub called Cove Manila, the Retreat Spa, a beauty salon, and a barbershop, and over a dozen dining outlets.



Okada Manila's poolside at sunset

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After you’ve explored the large resort and all its amenities and facilities, you can come home to your accommodations. Okada Manila offers a lot of options in that department, too, but if you can splurge, go for the Executive Suite, which comes with its own dining and living rooms, a private massage room, and a jet tub. The suite also comes with a view of the Manila skyline, so you can wake up with a beautiful view every day.

18. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar (Bataan)

Casa Esquina's bedroom in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

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Those wanting to experience the romance of the old world can find it in Bataan, in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, one of the most unique hotels and resorts in the Philippines. Here you’ll find a collection of restored Spanish-Filipino houses that will instantly transport you back in time.

To get the full experience, couples can book a heritage tour and walk along the brick roads with a guide as you learn about the story of each building and how it relates to the history of the Philippines. You can also watch a cultural show or rent a kalesa (a horse-drawn carriage)  to take you around the property.

A pebblestone path in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

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You’ll enjoy retreating to any of the property’s accommodations after your tour. You can actually stay at some of the restored houses or casas, including Casa Esquina, a 2-floor house fit for Spanish royalty. If you’re on a budget, you can stay at one of the hotel rooms, all of which have the same old-world charm you can see around the resort.

17. The Farm at San Benito (Batangas) 

The Lakan Villa in The Farm at San Benito

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This wellness resort in Batangas is perfect for health-conscious couples. At The Farm in San Benito, you can book the Master Villa for the ultimate private experience. The villa has its own swimming pool, an outdoor terrace, and a garden that offers views of the Malarayat mountain range. If you’re looking for a more simple retreat, one of the Sulu Terraces may suit you better. The rustic accommodations are modeled after traditional Philippine rice barns and come with its own sitting and outdoor area.



But the highlights of a stay at The Farm are its many health and beauty programs, which include a fertility program that helps address fertility issues using nutrition, medical tests, emotional support, and hormone therapy. They also have a stress-reduction program that includes a psycho-emotional consultation, fitness and nutritional assessment, and daily fitness and meditation activities. You can also enjoy eating healthy but delicious meals at their vegetarian and pescatarian restaurants.

16. Fundacion Pacita (Batanes) 

A suite in Fundacion Pacita

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One of the most secluded honeymoon destinations the Philippines has to offer is Batanes, and there’s no setting more romantic than in Fundacion Pacita. Once home to internationally acclaimed artist Pacita Abad, the property has since been welcoming visitors and couples who want to be wed or spend their honeymoon here. 

Fundacion Pacita atop a hill in Batanes

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Its location atop Basco’s hills provides guests stunning views of Batanes’ unique landscape, and with no TVs and WiFi, couples can focus on each other’s company while enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Most of their accommodations offer beautiful views, but if you can, book the Sumla 2 room, as it comes with its own private balcony that offers stunning views of the hills and the sea.

While it may be tempting to sleep in during the morning, wake up early as the restaurant not only provides more spectacular views but also serves delicious breakfast food.

Just remember to book in advance as Fundacion Pacita’s rooms are in demand and vacancies are rare.

15. Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa (Coron, Palawan) 

Aerial view of Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa

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If you’ve been dreaming of spending your honeymoon in Palawan, Philippines, one great option is Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa. This eco-friendly resort is also a turtle and giant clam sanctuary and is home to a sandbar, its own house reef, and two 200-meter beaches.

Couples can relax and enjoy treatments at Narra Spa or experience an adrenaline rush while wakeboarding or waterskiing. For a unique experience, hop on one of the resort’s transparent 2-passenger kayak that allows you to see the marine life underneath you.



Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa's massage beds

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Two Seasons offers different types of accommodations, but couples are best suited for the Island Tip Bungalows or the Sandbar Bungalow. Each of the Island Tip Bungalows comes with its own sun deck, a private jacuzzi, and a view of both beaches. The Sandbar Bungalow is more spacious and has a sundeck, a view deck, a private jacuzzi, and a lounge. It’s the only one of its kind and is located just a few steps from the property’s sandbar.

14. Nay Palad Hideaway (Siargao) 

Aerial view of Nay Palad Hideaway

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True to its name, Nay Palad Hideaway offers couples a quiet and secluded retreat. Located in the famous island of Siargao, the resort is sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and an old mangrove forest. Here, you can both spend your time chilling while taking in nature. Its other villas have two or more bedrooms, but the Superior Villas only have one bedroom, making it perfect for honeymooners. This villa also comes with an aromatherapy diffuser plus essential oils, its own outdoor terrace, and a mini-bar.



Couples can enjoy the infinity pool, which boasts an ocean view during the day and converts into an outdoor cinema during movie nights, or indulge in the resort’s luxurious spa treatments. You don’t even have to leave the property to enjoy good food, as Nay Palad Hideaway’s menu includes delicious dishes made from fresh and local ingredients. You can even join the chef in the kitchen for a cooking demonstration!

13. The Manor at Camp John Hay (Baguio)

Aerial shot of The Manor at Camp John Hay's rooms

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Baguio is one of the most romantic destinations in the Philippines, and you can make your honeymoon in the City of Pines more romantic by booking a stay at The Manor. Its old-world charm will make you fall in love again, while its location is 5,000 feet above sea level which gives it an average temperature of 19 degrees Celcius will give you more reason to get close to your partner. 



You can stay at a 1-Bedroom Suite, which has a balcony, separate living and dining areas, and a mini-bar, and take in views of the garden or the forest. During the daytime, you can explore Camp John Hay and visit its butterfly sanctuary, go horseback riding, or have a game of golf (or mini-golf!). You can also choose to stay at The Manor and indulge in spa treatments, feast on delicious food, and enjoy a warm and romantic bonfire at night.

12. Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort (Cebu) 

Aerial view of Sumilon Bluewater Island Resort

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Located on an island in Cebu's Sumilon Island, Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort is a great beach resort for honeymoons as it offers gorgeous views and privacy. The water surrounding it is a marine protected area and a fish sanctuary, so if you and your partner enjoy diving, this resort is perfect for you as you may be able to encounter different species of fish. If you’re lucky, you may even see blacktip sharks!



But the resort offers more than just diving. Couples can also enjoy lounging at the island’s sandbar, exploring the caves and the lagoon of the resort, and visiting the lighthouse. Romantic picnics at the beach can also be arranged by the resort for you and your partner. 



After you’re done exploring for the day, you can retreat to your accommodation on the island. There are several rooms to choose from, but if you want a more secluded stay, book the One Bedroom Villa, which is located in a high point of the island. It has its own veranda and dipping pool.

11. Amorita Resort (Bohol) 

Aerial view of Amorita Resort

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Bohol’s Amorita Resort is famous for providing its guests with luxury and privacy, making it a good resort to spend your honeymoon. Located on top of a limestone cliff in Bohol's Panglao Island, the resort manages to give guests a good balance of seclusion and accessibility, as while it’s tucked away to the public, Amorita Resort overlooks Alona Beach, one of the most popular beaches in the island.



Of course, you can also just stay at the resort during your whole stay, as all the rooms and suites in Amorita will provide you two the pampering you want. For an even more indulgent stay, book the Pool Villa, which comes with its own patio and plunge pool. 



You won’t run out of things to do at the resort. You can enjoy treatments at the spa, try stand-up paddleboarding, feast on delicious dishes at any of their three dining outlets, or have a drink poolside at their bar.

10. Misibis Bay Resort (Albay)

Aerial view of Misibis Bay Resort

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The 5-hectare Misibis Bay Resort in Albay is a popular venue for weddings, and its romantic atmosphere also makes it a good honeymoon destination. Make the most of your stay and book a One Bedroom Beachfront Villa or a Beachfront Villa. Both accommodations have a view of the beach, a safety deposit box, and a coffee counter. The Beachfront Villa comes with its own veranda and private plunge pool.

View from Misibis Bay Resort's seaside room

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There are many activities that you and your partner can enjoy at the resort, including getting massages at Essenses Spa, singing your hearts out at the KTV room, and catching a film at the movie lounge. If you’re an outdoorsy couple, you can try kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding in the coast of Misibis Bay, or for an even more romantic experience, book a private cruise and catch the sunset with the beautiful Mayon Volcano in the background.

You can indulge in food and drinks at the resort’s restaurant and bar, or you can book private dining experiences, including sunrise breakfast, picnic lunch, and sunset cocktails.

9. Pearl Farm Beach Resort (Davao) 

Aerial view of Pearl Farm Beach Resort

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Located in Davao’s Samal Island, Pearl Farm Beach Resort was once a pearl farm where pearls were cultivated. Now it is considered one of the most romantic resorts in the Philippines, thanks to its lush greenery, turquoise waters, and overwater bungalows. If you want to experience staying in accommodation on stilts, book the Samal House, which is inspired by the stilt homes of the Samal tribes.

If you can afford to splurge, book the Samal Suite, which comes with its own pocket private beach steps away from your door. Both accommodation types come with full-board meals.



During your stay at the resort, you can take a quick dip at the pool, snorkel at the resort's marine sanctuary, and enjoy spa treatments at Torogan House. If you want to experience an adrenaline rush together, you can try jet-skiing, banana boat riding, and flyboarding.

8. Discovery Shores (Boracay) 

Discovery Shores Boracay at sunset

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For a quiet honeymoon in Boracay, book a stay at Discovery Shores. The resort’s location in the more tranquil area of Station 1 gives guests both a private retreat and access to the island’s dining and leisure establishments. The resort is also famous for its service, and whether you’re lounging at the white-sand beach or swimming at the pool, expect the staff to be nearby and ready to attend to all your needs.



All the suites in Discovery Shores will allow you to have a cozy and pampered honeymoon, but if you want to indulge, book a Signature One Bedroom Suite. Each suite comes with separate living and dining areas, a balcony, and an infinity plunge pool. But you don’t need to break the bank to enjoy your honeymoon, as the 40-square meter Junior Suite will still give you a relaxing getaway.



You can’t go wrong with any of the resort’s three restaurants, but you can also book a private dinner for two at the 360 Roof Lounge, which comes with butler service.

7. Amanpulo (Palawan) 

Amanpulo's beachside casita

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For the ultimate private retreat, book a honeymoon in Amanpulo Palawan. The resort itself is a private island, so you and your partner can explore its sandy beaches and clear waters without any crowds. 

To make the most of your stay, book a Beach Casita located along the white-sand beach. The room comes with a private deck, a king-size bed, a beachside hammock, and a personal bar. If you want an even more indulgent honeymoon, stay at a One-Bedroom Villa. The villa is also beachside but comes with a private swimming pool, a club car to explore the resort, and a chef and butler. 

Aerial view of Amanpulo

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In your stay in Amanpulo, you can explore the island or spend the lazy afternoon lounging by the beach. The resort also offers its guests a lot of activities, including snorkeling, diving, tennis, and kite surfing. The resort can also arrange a private beach barbecue for two and a serenaded sunset cruise for two.

6. Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa (Bohol) 

Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa's outdoor pool

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Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa is a boutique resort is one of the most luxurious resorts in Bohol. The 39-acre property is home to 24 villas, so you are guaranteed a quiet escape. Some of the villas are designed for four or more people, but you and your partner will feel comfortable in a Deluxe Villa or an Infinity Villa. Both villas come with a terrace with daybeds, a private swimming pool, roundtrip airport transfers, daily breakfast, and use of golf carts, bikes, kayaks, and pedal boats. The Infinity Villa offers sea views.

Romantic dinner by Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa's pool

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The resort also takes pride in Handuraw Spa, which offers treatments that mix traditional therapies and modern techniques. You can enjoy the usual Shiatsu or Swedish massage, or try something new like bathing in local chocolate. You and your partner can enjoy meals at Lantawan, which serves local and international food. You can have your food at the restaurant itself or arrange for it to be served by the pool, by the beach, or in the privacy of your villa.

5. Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan (Cebu) 

Infinity pool of Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan

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Less than 10 kilometers from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan gives couples a good home base should they want to spend their honeymoon exploring Cebu. Those who want to spend their honeymoon in one spot may also do so at the resort, which offers activities like lounging in the private beach, swimming at the pools, and kayaking and snorkeling in the sea. 



The treatments at Aum Spa are also a must-try. You can try their de-stressing massage, relaxing massage, or hot stone massage. The spa has eight indoor therapy rooms, eight outdoor cabanas, and eight outdoor pavilions, so you can choose where to have your treatment. 

View from a suite in Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan

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While the resort has over 250 guestrooms, staying at one of the 40 villas will give you and your partner more space and privacy. Book the Beach Villa if you want easy access to the beach, the Ocean Front Private Pool Villa if you want a view of the sea, or the Private Pool Villa for its romantic 4-poster canopy bed. All three options come with a separate living area, a veranda with a plunge pool, and a bathtub.



4. Movenpick Resort & Spa (Boracay) 

Aerial view of Movenpick Resort & Spa Boracay

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Located in Boracay’s Punta Bunga Cove, Movenpick Boracay has its own private beach surrounded by blue waters and dotted with palm trees so you don’t have to worry about privacy during your Boracay honeymoon. If you don’t want to splurge too much, you can book a stay at Superior or Premium Room, but if you can spend a bit more, you can book a Premium Suite which comes with a separate living and dining area, a balcony, a bathtub, and a king-size bed.



Being around 5 kilometers away from Boracay’s busy Station 2, the resort still offers easy access to the island’s hotspots. But couples can also choose to spend their time at the resort and indulge at Sagay Spa where honeymooners can get couple massages and other treatments. Of course, a vacation in Boracay isn’t complete without feasting on good food and having drinks, and you can do that at Movenpick Resort & Spa’s three restaurants, two bars, one pub, and one café.



3. Miniloc Island (El Nido, Palawan) 

Aerial view of Miniloc Island

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If you can afford to splurge on your honeymoon, you should consider spending it at the eco-resort Miniloc Island in El Nido, Palawan. While the resort has other accommodations, the stars of the property are its Water Cottages and the Seaview Rooms, which are built on stilts over the water.

The location of the cottages gives guests a stunning view of Bacuit Bay. If you prefer to be near the beach, you should book the Beachside Room for easy access to the island’s white sands. Full board meals are also included, so you don’t have to worry about where to eat. Couples can also ask for a private dinner to be arranged. 



The resort has its own house reef, and you can swim and snorkel with fish, including jackfish. Couples can also indulge in spa treatments, kayak or stand-up paddleboard in the waters of the bay, and explore the island and its lush fauna.

2. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa (Boracay) 

Aerial view of a beachside villa in Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa

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A Boracay honeymoon in Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa will give couples a romantic and luxurious tropical retreat. Beach-loving couples will love the resort, as it has two secluded beaches, Punta Bunga and Banyugan Beach, where they can try water activities like swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. Couples can also enjoy treatments at the spa or have a friendly game at the tennis court.



The island is also known for its many Boracay restaurants, and you can find four of them at this resort. You can also enjoy a private dinner for two at your villa, at the beach, or even in a pavilion perched atop a cliff with romantic views.

Beachside dinner in Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa

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Couples can book a Deluxe Room, which includes a balcony with day beds, a bathtub, and a marble bathroom with his and hers vanity. If you want to make your stay even more luxurious, book a One-Bedroom Pool Villa. The villa has its own private garden and infinity pool, an outdoor shower, a walk-in closet, and an outdoor dining area. It also comes with butler service.

1. Club Paradise (Coron, Palawan) 

Aerial view of Club Paradise's beachside pool

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As its name suggests, Club Paradise offers a serene vacation for couples on their Palawan honeymoon. Located in a private island in Coron, the resort has white sand beaches and waters thriving with marine life. 



The resort is a known haven for divers thanks to its clear waters and house reefs, but it also has other activities for non-diving couples like swimming, hiking to the island’s highest peak, and if your stay coincides with the hatching of turtle eggs, you may participate in guiding the baby turtles to the sea. After a full day of exploring the island, you can relax with the help of treatments from the Glow Spa.

Club Paradise's setup for honeymoon guests

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Take advantage of your time on the island by staying at one of the Sunset Villas. As its name suggests, the villa comes with stunning sunset views, as well as a receiving area, and beachfront views. You can even request for the honeymoon setup.

Go on a Romantic Getaway at the Best Honeymoon Resorts in the Philippines

Couple dining at Shangri-La Boracay's Solana restaurant

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The Philippines has no shortage of romantic destinations, and with honeymoon packages making everything more convenient, you and your partner can focus on taking in the sights, trying out new activities, indulging in great food and drinks, and enjoying each other’s company.