The Philippines is blessed with world-class beaches as well as luxury resorts with top of the line amenities. The following list is based on the resort’s rates during high and peak season of the Philippine Calendar. The rates are exclusive of taxes and service charge.
1. Plantation Bay Resort – Mactan
This 5 star resort owns one of the largest privately-owned waterways in the world set in 1.4 hectares of secluded grounds in Mactan, Cebu City. The most expensive room is the Quantum Villa at $800 per night. It is a colonial suite with 4 detached bedrooms, private pool gazebo and an air conditioned pavilion. The cheapest room is priced at $150 on regular season.
Cheapest Room: $200 (quadruple sharing)
2. Boracay Grand Vista Resort and Spa
The first luxury pool-villa resort located in the upper tip of Hagdan Yapak in Station 1 of Boracay Island prides itself as the only and first Resort and Spa that has a private swimming pool in all 41 Suites and has the biggest swimming pool in the Island.
Cheapest Room: $140
3. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa
A five-star international resort located in a secluded 350 meters of pristine beach front of the northeastern part of Boracay Island offers 219 luxurious suites and villas in classic yet contemporary designs infused with local influences. Room rate starts at 19,000 pesos.
Cheapest Room: $393 (per room on single/twin sharing)
4. Club Noah Isabelle
A private island resort nestled in the pristine Apulit Island of Northeastern Palawan offers ecotourism as its prime vision with man and nature living in harmony.
5. Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa
A private island in the tropical waters of Honda Bay in Palawan offers another great island experience equipped with modern facilities. It offers a choice of luxurious accommodations between the beach villa fronting the beach and the bay cottages perched above the shallow blue waters.
Cheapest Room: $247 (per head on twin sharing)
A private island set in a cove surrounded by dramatic limestone and hidden lagoons. It features 31 room made of thatched-roof cottages built in stilts over the water, garden cottages surrounded by tropical flowers and cliff cottages nestled on the hillside.The most expensive accommodation is the Deluxe Seaview Room priced at $337 per head on twin sharing.
Cheapest Room: $258 (per head on twin sharing)
7. Discovery Shores Resort and Spa – Boracay
This high-end and ultra modern resort is one of the newest additions to the world-class beach of Boracay situated in Station 1. It offers 88 luxurious guest rooms ranging from one-bedroom to two-bedroom suite. The most expensive room is a two-bedroom suite priced at $650 for a minimum stay of two nights.
Cheapest Room: $300 (per head)
8. Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa – Panglao Island
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the world, the 15 Filipino-inspired villas (balai) of Eskaya are located in the sixteen-hectare property in Panglao Island in the Southern most tip of Bohol. The Presidential Villa or (Balai Datu) is the most expensive accommodation in this resort. It has 2 bedrooms one living room one infinity pool with spa and a whirlpool. The villa is good is for 6 person-occupancy and offers $100 off per person if occupancy is less. Balai Datu is priced at $4200 per night.
Cheapest Room: $700 (per room on twin-sharing)
This exclusive resort is situated in a cove fringed by a thick tropical forest with towering limestone formations on its sides. It has a total of 51 rooms with a variety of accommodations to choose from. The most expensive room is the forest suite priced at $438 per head on twin sharing
Cheapest Room: $360 (per head on twin sharing)
10. Aman Resort – Amanpulo
This exclusive and first-class luxury resort located on the private island of Pamalican in the Cuyo Group of Islands south-west of Manila is the most expensive of them all. A consistent winner as best beach resort in different categories, it is the top destination for a romantic getaway, an escape for local celebrities who find refuge in its exclusivity and privacy and a respite for those who simply want to experience a top-class amenities in a secluded paradise. The most expensive accommodation is its 4 bedroom villa at $4300 while a one bedroom villa is around $2000
Cheapest Room: $950 (per head)