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Fun in the Sun: 12 Amazing Beach BnBs for Your Family Summer Getaway

With cozy accommodations, stunning ocean views, and convenient access to the beach, these beach BnBs are perfect for your next family vacation.

The Philippines is known for its pristine beaches and picturesque views. With sandy beaches, pristine blue waters, and world-class hospitality that Filipinos are known for, the country offers an unforgettable tropical paradise experience for both tourists and families alike.

And what better way to appreciate all this firsthand than by planning your next beach trip there? Pair the picturesque experience with cozy beach BnB (bed and breakfast) accommodations where you and your family can rest and relax.

Check out our top picks—not ranked in any order!

Uli Cliffhouse

Recently opening its doors in Dasol, Pangasinan is Uli Cliffhouse, a Mediterranean-inspired vacation home rental perched on a cliff overlooking turquoise waters below. With four open and spacious bedrooms that feature arched French doors opening to the pool area, this beach house invites guests to while away their time leisurely.

As a pet-friendly BnB, your furbabies can also tag along, guaranteeing the family a worry-free staycation by the beach.

Beach BnBs: Uli Cliffhouse

Balay Angkan Zambales

Balay Angkan is a guest favorite, given their commitment to continuously upgrade the experiences of guests staying in their beach-front vacation destination. Located in a quiet stretch of beach in Cabangan, Zambales, Balay Angkan recently unveiled the opening of their pool—complete with a pavilion for group gatherings.

The property is rented exclusively for one group at a time, although it offers a variety of accommodations from Bali-inspired beachfront villas to cozy teepee huts.

Casa Cristina

If you are looking for a beach vacation for your family and friends without worrying about who is going to cook, then Casa Cristina is the place for you. With an outdoor dining set up and staff trained in tablescaping and catering, your regular meals will look like an elaborate celebration each time.

Casa Cristina is located in Sitio Punta, Calatagan, and sits right by the beachfront with waves lapping on your doorstep, come high tide. 

Alesea Oeste

Newly-opened Oeste Villa by Alesea Collection is a stunning art deco-style villa in San Fernando, La Union. Investing in their guests’ ultimate comfort, each of the seven bedrooms is fitted with Emma mattresses, with floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the breathtaking ocean views from the property.

The pool is also heated so guests can enjoy swimming at any time during their stay, or they may choose to relax in the jacuzzi, instead. The roof deck is also a wellness space for meditation and yoga or for simply just taking in the 360-degree view of Elyu.

Alesea Oeste

Rafa Beach Villas and Resort

Rafa Beach Villas is a Balinese-inspired boutique resort located in Nagbalayong, Bataan. With two villas, Casita Sofia and Casita Victoria, Rafa Beach Villas indulge their guests with a feeling of exclusivity and tranquility as they enjoy the expansive private beachfront.

The property’s beach cabanas provide some much-needed shade, along with sun loungers for those who prefer to soak in the sun. There is no shortage of fun in the myriad of outdoor activities provided for the entertainment of their guests!

Sunset at Ibiza

If you’re looking to experience the charm of a European seascape, Sunset at Ibiza is the perfect BnB to book.

Inspired by the owner’s Spanish roots, this property in Lian, Batangas seamlessly combines the allure of a classic European experience with the breathtaking beauty of the Philippine waters. Some of the impressive features of this place include a fully equipped kitchen, a designated area for work, and a stunning pool.

Araya Beach Casas

Lian is becoming a popular BnB destination with the opening of several modern beach villas—a notable one being Araya Beach Casas.

Each villa comes complete with a modern fully equipped kitchen, private dipping pool, and even your personal butler services. A favorite destination for wellness retreats and yoga sessions, Araya Beach Casas has everything to keep their guests entertained from kayaking, and bodyboarding to group bonding games like frisbee.

Book one casa for your family or book the place exclusively for your family gathering or group getaway!

Araya Beach Casas

Tana Beach Villas

Once you are in Lian, you won’t be able to miss Tana Beach Villas.

Recently opened to guests, Tana Beach Villas cater to guests who are looking for a little bit more luxury in their getaways. Sandwiched in between the ocean and mountainside, no view in Tana won’t take your breath away. With an infinity pool complete with a clubhouse and alfresco area, this destination is the new go-to luxury stay in Lian.

Seabliss Beach Resort

Take a break from the stresses of city life at Seabliss Beach Resort. Step into any of the four villas on the property and experience the seamless blend of contemporary aesthetics and coastal charm. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, the open floor plan offers breathtaking views of the seascape from every corner of the home.

Cool off in the plunge pool or just walk the few steps to your private beach!

Oasis by Alpas

Alpas is located in Bacnotan, La Union, away from the crowded spots in San Juan. What started as a beachfront coffee and plant studio has now expanded with the opening of Oasis by Alpas, a tropical villa fitted with Tempur mattresses to provide the ultimate relaxation for their guests.

With live DJ sessions and music fest regularly being staged at the Alpas grounds, this new destination is poised to be the new crowd favorite of Elyu travelers.

Oasis by Alpas

Malaya Beach Resort

San Felipe in Zambales is a popular destination all year round and there is a wide selection of accommodation options in this area. But Malaya Beach Resort stands out with its arched grass roof—a nod to its tropical and traditional Filipino aesthetic.

There are several balai options to choose from. Balai Pahinga and Balai Pagbangon can accommodate 2 guests each, while Balai Simula and Balai Malaya can house four guests. They also have bigger balais, like Balai Payapa and Balai Panatag, which can accommodate 12 to 13 guests.

Cote Adventure

Cote Adventure can be quite a drive, but arriving in this surfing spot in Dipaculao, Aurora is truly worth the effort. Surrounded by towering coconut trees, converted containers serve as accommodations that can fit a small family of four.

They offer full board so you don’t need to worry about where to eat, but there is also a nearby shopping area where you can buy additional snacks and drinks. Plus, the property also has in-house surf instructors, so there is no added hassle in booking or finding instructors.

And when it is time to cool down from the sun, just jump in the pool and enjoy being surrounded by the coconut palms.

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