Now that strict travel restrictions have subsided in most areas of the Philippines, you’re probably thinking of going on a trip or two – after being stuck at home for what feels like years. 

However, although domestic travel is starting to recover once again, a lot of places are still unavailable due to the pandemic – meaning options are still limited when it comes to destinations. 

If you’re someone who doesn’t want to compromise, then a trip to Subic would be your best bet. 

Just a three or four-hour drive away from Metro Manila, Subic is the perfect getaway for those who want to go to the beach but also want to stay closer to the city. It offers a wide array of hotels, beach resorts, and fun activities that friends, families, and groups will surely enjoy. 

Here’s a list of the best places to visit: 

1.Subic Park Hotel

If you’re someone who’s looking for a place that exudes both a home-y and comfortable atmosphere, then Subic Park Hotel is the place to be. 

The hotel resort is perfect for groups, especially families, who want to relax and enjoy a Filipino-centered getaway. 

2.The Lighthouse Marina Resort

For those who admire a nautical-themed beach trip, Lighthouse Marina Resort will tick all your boxes. 

With its unique facade, excellent accommodation, unparalleled hospitality, and a wide array of water activities, it’s going to be perfect for those looking to change things up. 

3.iCove Beach Hotel

Located in the Barrio of Barretto, iCove Beach Hotel is perfect for those who wish to unwind from the chaos of the city.

The hotel resort offers a variety of accommodations that are complemented by excellent 24 hours room service. It’s also perfect for those who want to stay active while on vacay as it hosts numerous water sports activities. 

4.Camayan Beach Resort Hotel

If you’re someone who values the quiet escape brought by nature and the sea, then Camayan Beach Resort Hotel should be at the top of your visit list. 

The resort is located in the outer bay “where lush rainforest meets white sandy beaches and aqua blue protected reefs.”

5.Le Charme Suites Subic

Want a European-inspired trip while in the Philippines? Then Le Charme Suites Subic is the place to be! 

Situated in the heart of Subic Bay, the resort is designed for those who are on the go but want to enjoy a trip to the beach. 

6.Club Morocco Beach Resort and Country Club

Located in the center of Subic, Club Morocco Beach Resort and Country Club is a place of calm and relaxation but doesn’t compromise on accessibility.

And as its name suggests “the resort offers a full range of services for your comfort by combining traditional Filipino expertise and Moroccan-inspired culture.”

7.Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa

If you’re someone who wants to treat themself while on vacation, Kamana Sanctuary Resort and Spa has just what you need. 

“Nestled between an old growth rainforest and the gentle Nabasan Bay, Kamana Sanctuary offers shelter from the hectic noise and the frantic pace of the city. Every modern comfort has been thoughtfully provided in each room, to ensure only products for men one thing- that you leave refreshed, recharged.”

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