San Pablo City, Quezon Province
Experience the allure of Philippine country life at Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort. A self-contained working coconut plantation, It was founded in the 1880s by Don Placido Escudero and his wife Don a Claudia Marasigan. Originally planted to sugarcane, the crop was converted to coconut by their son Don Arsenio Escudero in the early 1900s. A pioneering agro-industrialist, he built the country’s first working hydroelectric plant to supply his dessicated coconut factory and Villa Escudero, where he and his wife Dona Rosario Adap built in 1929.
From its humble beginnings, the resort has become a prime tourist destination for locals, overseas Filipinos and a wide array of foreign visitors to the country. It has a worldwide reputation as a showcase for the Philippines’ rich cultural heritage, offering a beguiling glimpse of its history, cuisine, dress, customs and natural beauty a mere two hours away from Manila.
You’ll be welcomed with a warm greeting and a cool tropical drink. Be exhilarated by majestic volcanic mountains, rows of regal coconut trees, luxuriant fields and the happy faces and light-hearted voices of the village folk. All combine into a distinct adventure.
After lunch, enjoy the Philippine Experience Show and watch the country’s cultural legacy come beautifully to life. Paddle a native bamboo raft on the still waters of the lake, explore the grounds, watch for many of the 95 recorded resident bird species, take a dip at the pool, and tour the rural village in a colorful jeepney and observe how coconut is harvested. The village tour is a great example of Ecotoursim where the local community are greatly benefited with housing and free education. At Villa Escudero, there are so many ways to spend your day in very meaningful way.
5 am ETD Manila
7 am Sampaloc Lake Tour
10:30am Villa Escudero, Museum tour, Carabao ride, option to do rafting or swim in the pool w jacuzzi
Lunch by the Water Falls, Cultural Show, Carabao ride during the village tour and church visit.
4 pm ETD San Pablo, buy pasalubong on the way home
7 am ETA Manila
Rates: Day Tour Packages
Mondays to Thursday
Adults : P1,250
Half rate : P625 (Children below 4 feet)
Fridays to Sundays & Holidays
Adults : P1,400
Half rate : P700 (Children below 4 feet)
Welcome drink, carabao cart rides, use of out door recreational facilities and lunch at the waterfalls.
By special arrangements with the AERA Memorial Foundation, the museum is open to resort guess.
Cultural Show at 2:00 – 3:15pm on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays.
Overnight Packages are available upon request.
Other optional service
- Aircon Service Vehicle P 5,000 Day trip good for 10 person
- Private Tourguide from Manila P 3,000 good for 8hours
Regular monthly Trip every 1st Saturday of the Month at P1,999/pax with the inclusions above, Roundtrip Aircon Van and Sampaloc Lake Tour. Guaranteed Minimum departure 8 pax.
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Thank you, Carpe Diem and GOD Bless
Violet C. Imperial
Nature Awareness & Conservation Club, Inc. (NonStock, NonProfit NGO)
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