25 Tried, Tested, and Trusted Staycations for Small Families

Filipinos are known for their love of large family and friend reunions. However, there are those of us who would rather spend a holiday with those we hold most dear. We put up a list of incredible places to have a lovely staycation with your small family!

Staycation Places for Small Families

Camper & Cabin 

Camper & Cabin Staycation Philippines

First up is Camper and Cabin. With a panoramic view of Nasugbu’s rolling landscape, this property embodies mountainside luxury living. In this cabin, you can make memories that will last a lifetime.

The Venta Suites

This former wood kiln-dryer plant in Guagua, Pampanga has been converted into a stunning Marrakesh-inspired bed and breakfast, with each suite having its own distinct design.

Nuuk Taal Lake Boutique Hotel

Up next—this boutique hotel features a mix of European and Asian-influenced décor and an unrivaled view of Lake Taal. Nuuk combines the privacy of a beautiful vacation house with the amenities of a high-end hotel.

Curbside Villa 

Stay in La Union’s big yet minimalistic cube suites. The lush flora in the property contrasts with the cool concrete to create a one-of-a-kind area ideal for individuals looking to have fun and relax.

El Jardin de Zaida

El Jardin de Zaida Staycation Philippines

El Jardin de Zaida welcomes you to a garden paradise. With world class amenities, so many activities to do, and delicious meals to enjoy, it’s ideal for a little family trip. The lush greenery is also a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.

Fabrika Villas 

Next is this Bali-themed bed and breakfast in Pampanga. It will make you feel as though you’ve been teleported to Indonesia. Every corner of this facility is picture-perfect. Moreover, the rooms and facilities enrich your much-needed vacation.

Ellsworth Cabin

This A-frame cabin in Tanay, Rizal will provide you with a unique glamping experience that blends nature and comfort. Spend the day exploring the surrounding wildlife before retiring to a cozy mountain lodge for the evening.

The Cabin Resorts

The Cabin Resorts Staycation Philippines

San Miguel, Bulacan is home to this hidden gem. The cottages are charming and provide everything you need for a relaxing stay. Plus, The farm offers a variety of outdoor recreation activities, including boating, fishing, and even archery.

Solitude Acacia Resort

This resort which has reopened its doors after a major renovation offers all you could need from a short beach getaway to a full blown vacation that includes diving, island hopping, and consuming truly delectable food. 

GiraSol Tagaytay

GiraSol is located away from the busy main street, has cozy rooms, and offers breathtaking views. It is a foodie’s paradise, using only the freshest ingredients to create flavorful dishes that are paired with great wine to enhance the dining experience.

Vivere Azure

Vivere Azure Staycation Philippines

You are in for an intimate escape at Vivere Azure, which is situated on the Anilao mountaintop surrounded by beautiful nature and looking out over the ocean. Enjoy the hearty cuisine at their deck and the beautiful sunset views from your very own veranda.

Sundowners Zambales 

Everyone dreams of having a beach house, and Sundowners Zambales gives you the ultimate private beach house experience. The all-white vacation villas will make you feel like you’ve been transported to Santorini, making for a family vacation you will never forget.

La Chevrerie Resort And Spa

La Chevrerie Resort And Spa Staycation Philippines

La Chevrerie is a rustic yet elegant holiday getaway, where the breathtaking beauty of untouched nature is married to the understated elegance of French style. Top-notch service and luxurious accommodations will pamper your every sense, too.


This is one of the most intimate properties on this list. Bakuran has only a handful of cabins that would perfectly accommodate a small family of four. Have an outdoor picnic or relax in the treehouse feeling the afternoon breeze.

Ybonita Farms and Villas

Ybonita Farms and Villas Staycation Philippines

A private lifestyle farm located in Calatagan, this bed and breakfast provides farm-to-table dining while also paying homage to Filipino culture through architecture and design. 

Lotuspod Bed and Breakfast

Lotuspod Bed and Breakfast Staycation Philippines

Take a break from the city’s hustle and bustle by booking a stay at Lotuspod, where there are so many activities (both indoor and outdoor) to do, and greenery everywhere you look. Whether you book a room or camp under the stars, your family will have a great time and create beautiful memories.

Veue Beach Cabins

This property offers you your very own beach house, a true home away from home. Equipped with all you could need from the bathroom to the kitchen. Enjoy the golden sand and crystal clear water of Patar beach. Other local attractions are also easily accessible from your cabin. 

Sirom Beach House

This is the first and only boutique resort in Dasol, Pangasinan’s Tambobong White Beach. It’s a five-hour drive from the Metro, but the white sand, tranquil waters, and luxurious casitas, each with its own private pool, are well worth the trip.

Landrina Escape

Landrina Escape Staycation Philippines

Landrina Escape in Bataan is the perfect place to get away from it all with your loved ones. Your villa, modeled like those in the Hamptons, is equipped with a pool and a bonfire pit, making for a very relaxing vacation. 

Batalang Bato

This property is less like a resort and more like a home away from home, situated in Batangas. It is a secluded and serene villa with lots to do outdoors like a sunset yacht cruise and snorkeling. 

Dalum La Union

This property’s modern take on the kubo makes for a memorable family trip. The design’s simplicity and the mountain breeze make you feel right at home. Retreat here after a full day of surfing and exploring. 

Cala Laiya 

Cala Laiya Staycation Philippines

A good time and great food is to be expected when you book a stay here. Located in front of the iconic Tayabas Bay marine sanctuary, you can explore the wonders of the underwater world. 

Ilaya Luntian 

A private farm stay where you can relax and unwind surrounded by nature and those you care about. It will feel as if you have traveled to a cozy mountainside home to forget the stresses of city life.

Paradores Filipinas 

Feel like you’ve stepped into the Spanish countryside. Ideal for quiet getaways, with quick access to the beach, plenty of greenery for your kids to run around, and all the comforts of home.

Cabo De Roca Villas

Cabo De Roca Villas Staycation Philippines

Whitesand beach villas with enchanting green mountains of Pundaquit, Zambales. This property exudes luxury at every turn; from suites, clubhouse, and the massive pool. You will never forget your time spent here.

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