Where to Stay for Your
Holy Week Staycation
By Therese Aseoche
Holy Week is the time when you must avoid flying out of the country at all costs. Unless you want to spend hours lining up even before you reach the check-in counter, it’s better to just kick back and relax at home. Here’s a roundup of Airbnbs you can book to have a stress-free staycation you know you deserve.
This spacious and homey abode in Cavite
Private room | 2 guests | Bed and Breakfast | PHP 6,509
Fit for: Couples
Just half an hour away from Makati, you can be in touch with nature at this tropical paradise. It’s found within a bird sanctuary and has its own bamboo forest where you can unwind and meditate with your loved one in peace. Book this room here.
This private casita in Tagaytay
Entire home | 2 guests | Bed and Breakfast | PHP 2,704
Fit for: Couples
Savor the relaxing atmosphere of Tagaytay in this homey, rustic cottage hidden within a lush tropical garden. It’s a hidden gem with a Bali-inspired pavilion where you can lounge around with your loved one. Book this home here.
This luxurious penthouse along Shaw Blvd.
Entire apartment | 5 guests | PHP 4,256
Fit for: Small Families, Barkada
There’s nothing like having a breathtaking view of the Metro Manila skyline at this penthouse loft. If you’re planning an intimate get-together with a small group of friends this Holy Week break, this penthouse is your best pick to make yourselves feel like kings and queens of the world! For families, it’s a much better alternative to fancy hotels. Book this apartment here.
This colorful space in Manila
Entire home | 8 guests | PHP 6,509 a night
Fit for: Barkada
You’ll fall in love easily with this big and spacious loft near Manila Bay. It’s fun, welcoming, and colorful — perfect for the mood of your barkada staycation. Bond over drinks at the cozy seating area or use the generous floor space for fun games and activities to kill the boredom. Book this loft here.