While the rest of the world is freezing, it’s only natural to dream of a tropical holiday in an idyllic place. The good thing about it is you won’t have to go too far. Here in the Philippines, you can book private beach houses that will spoil you to bits with exceptional facilities and amazing views. Here are some of our best finds from Airbnb:
Oceanview Penthouse in Malay
Ditch the crowd and the populated White Beach in Boracay by booking into this luxuriously stunning beach house in Malay, Aklan. Offering 180-degree beach views, this Airbnb accommodation has everything you could ever need during a vacation.
Soak up panoramic ocean views from its 950-square-feet private terrace, enjoy butler service, watch the sunrise from the spacious master bedroom, unwind in the Balinese-inspired swimming pool overlooking the private beach cove, and more.
The penthouse can accommodate 12 guests, with four bedrooms and four en-suite bathrooms. A one-night stay here will set you back P24,946. The current rate is based on its Jan-Feb special promo.
Private Island Retreat in El Nido
Ever dreamed of having an entire island all to yourself? Now you can for a not-so-expensive price.
“The only exclusive private island for rent in El Nido,” this Airbnb accommodation offers you a private getaway in Brother Island, also known as Small Darocoton, which boasts fine white sand and pristine waters.
Available for P14,978 per night (as of posting), this private beach house can accommodate up to 12 guests. It has seven rooms, nine beds, and two bathrooms.
Although it’s exclusive only to you and your companions, you can enjoy various services here such as beach massages and island hopping tours. The place is also available for photo shoots.
Modern Deluxe Villa in Oslob
You’ve probably seen this place on Instagram one time or another. An ideal place to crash in when you’re in Oslob, this Airbnb accommodation has the beach as its backyard. Just a few steps down the stairs take you to a paradise that’s seemingly all your own.
Equipped with three bedrooms and four bathrooms, it can accommodate six guests plus three extra persons for a fee. A one-night stay costs P5,009 per night.
Besides its excellent views, the accommodation is the perfect jump-off point for popular Oslob activities such as whale shark watching, Kawasan Falls canyoneering, and Moalboal diving and snorkeling tours.
Tami Private Cove in Siargao
You’ve been missing a lot if you haven’t been to Siargao yet. Though the island in Mindanao is known as a surfing haven, it’s also home to natural riches such as untouched white sand beaches and stunning lagoons. In this Airbnb accommodation, you’ll be at the heart of Bucas Grande, which is one of Siargao’s priced gems.
The place has three cottages with private ocean views, a Mykonos style swimming pool, a yoga and sun deck, and other modern facilities. You can also request a cook and a nanny for a fee during your stay. A one-night stay in the private cove accommodation costs P5,260.
Apartment by the Sea in Bohol
Looking for a cozy place with dreamy views for you and your beau? This affordable accommodation in Bohol is your best choice. Situated in Panglao, this studio apartment treats you to awesome overlooking views of the beach and the city with its large balcony.
The Airbnb accommodation is both accessible to the city center and white beaches of Bohol. One night costs P1,853.
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