Although traveling and going on a vacation abroad gives you an entirely different experience, it just either costs too much or you just don’t have time for it. Going for a relaxing, affordable, and hassle-free staycation near you becomes the best way to rest and recharge. So, if you and your family or friends have started planning for an affordable and yet international culture vacation feel, we’ve found these local staycation spots perfect for you.
Five local staycation spots with international culture feel
You spend most of your time working. But, you’d rather stay home and regain the sleepless nights of finishing the job. Of course, we all want to travel and treat ourselves to the beach or mountain hike. You can never go wrong with either of them. But, planning alone is just plain exhausting. So, here are the five local staycation finds with international culture feel that are worth every penny:
Arigato, weebs! I know you’re a fan of all things Japanese that’s why we showcase this Japanese-inspired destination in the Philippines just for you! You heard it right! You don’t have to go to Japan to experience their culture and the beauty of the place. In Nobu Hotel, you have access to Japanese-inspired architecture, interior, service, and food choices, and you’ll surely love your stay there. The staycation hotel includes an infinity pool, an in-house spa, and a scenic view of Manila Bay. They also have Instagram-worthy outdoor floating cabanas where you can indulge in their signature Japanese dishes.
CINTAI CORITOS GARDEN
Are you planning a trip to Bali, but you’re on a budget? Well, this Balinese-inspired tucked in the heart of Balete, Batangas might be perfect for your dream destination. It’s not just the signature Bali garden you’re going to experience. The place is bound to take you to Bali, Indonesia through visuals, setting, feels, and accommodation.
For anyone who dreams of visiting Santorini, this Santorini of the North will make your dream come true easily but as wonderful. You won’t believe the convivial beauty and feels this villa from Ilocos Sur will give you. Vitalis Villa is known for its traditional Greek architectural style with a blue and white expanse of interior design. It is majestically situated high on a mountain cliff with a view of the sea and Santiago Cove.
HOP INN ERMITA HOTEL
If your ideal stay comes with nightlife, sightseeing, and comfortable relaxation with Finland touches and feels, then Hop Inn Hotel Manila is just the perfect destination for you. This is a steal for just PHP 1311 per night. Make yourself at home in one of Hop Inn Hotel’s rooms, within a 5-minute walk of Manila Bay and Baywalk. It takes pride in offering quality and comfortable stays at an affordable price that is perfect for an intimate circle of friends. Also, it has all you need, from high-speed Wi-Fi, comfortable beds, clean shower and comfort rooms, the complete appliances you need, and a perfect view for sightseeing.
Buenas dias, amigos and amigas! Inspired by local nature and culture, the Amarela Resort gives you the feel of Bohol and Spain in one. Aside from the sprawling views of natural wonders, the Spanish-inspired interior and architectural design nurtured by the creativity of Boholanos will feed the eyes of guests.
So, what are you waiting for? Make your international vacation dream come true with one of these spots in the Philippines.
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