Resorts in Tayabas City
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Tayabas is a city in Quezon Province that is known for its lambanog (coconut vodka, which now also come in flavored varieties, but the original one is always better) and delicacies, particularly the delicious yema cake. Gastronomy aside, Tayabas has a many places of interests such as heritage houses and historical landmarks as well as colorful festivals year-round, which makes it necessary to have just as many resorts for tourists to stay in during their immersion. Here are some of the best resorts in Tayabas.
Kamayan sa Palaisdaan Resort in Tayabas City
Kamayan sa Palaisdaan Hotel, Resort and Restaurant
This is actually an offshoot of the famous Kamayan sa Palaisdaan, found along the Tayabas-Lucban Road. The restaurant made its name for serving very fresh fish (caught before your eyes) in nipa huts actually located in the middle of the pond where the fish are raised. Be careful, though; unwary tourists have been known to take a header into the pond! The resort itself has a pool, trekking, and campsite facilities. It is a little pricey, but the food is good.
Kamayan sa Palaisdaan
Brgy. Dapdap, Tayabas City Quezon, Philippines
Landline RESTAURANT: (042)793-3654 / 55; Landline HOTEL & RESORT: (042)793-0088
RESTAURANT Email: [email protected] HOTEL & RESORT Email: [email protected]
RESTAURANT: Globe: 0917-556-2642 & Smart: 0918-951-0460; HOTEL & RESORT: Globe: 0917-680-1819 & Smart: 0920-978-6450
Graceland Estates and Country Club
Graceland is one of the higher-end resorts in Tayabas, designed as a resort for those who want to experience nature without actually roughing it. The place is bristling with sports accommodations including a golf training range and swimming pools. It also has a large lagoon where visitors can take a boat ride and a full complement of trees in keeping with its aim to preserve the natural contours of the area. It is surprisingly affordable.
Graceland Estates and Country Club
Barangay Camaysa, Tayabas City, Quezon
Telephone: (042) 793 2693 / (042) 793 2857 (02) 697 5283
Globe: 0917 597 5315 / 0917 592 9510
Sun: 0922 818 7952
24-Hour Front Desk: (02) 697 7468
Mi Casa en Tayabas Hotel Resort and Restaurant
Literally translating to My House in Tayabas, this is actually more a hotel than a resort. It is a 6-story hotel furnished in the style of the Spanish colonial times with a modern twist. It is located in the city itself so it is easy to get around if you are there for the sights. The accommodations are standard and reasonably priced even for the locals.
Mi Casa En Tayabas
Address: 73 M. Ponce Street, Tayabas City, 4327 Quezon
Nawawalang Paraiso Resort & Hotel
The name itself is intriguing (Nawawalang Paraiso means Lost Paradise), but it isn’t all that hard to find. It is located in Barangay Camaysa and takes full advantage of the natural cold springs in the area to supply the swimming pools and make a stay in any of the cottages a pleasure. It is a little pocket of nature preserved on the foothills of Mount Banahaw, close enough to Tayabas and public transport to be convenient for backpacking tourists. It is very affordable to stay overnight, but you can also choose to just spend the day for a minimal fee.
Nawawalang Paraiso Resort and Hotel
Address: Barangay Camaysa, Tayabas City, Camaysa Tayabas-Lucban Road, Tayabas City, Quezon
Bokal na Mainit Hot Springs
Located in Barangay Silangang Palale, the resort features, as the name implies, the area’s hot springs instead of cold, and contains sulfur. It is the ideal place for those who want a little therapeutic R and R. It is dubbed “The first and only Hot Spring in Quezon.” It has many swimming pools of varying sizes and shapes as well as a sauna for those who wants to amp the temperature even more. It is a place for visiting during the day, but it has no overnight accommodations.
Mainit Hot Springs
Barangay Silangang Palale, 4327 Tayabas, Quezon
Mobile: 0942-823-1252 SUN
Villa Cecilia Mountain View Resort
Not one of your fancy resorts, Villa Cecilia is nevertheless a good place for a family to experience nature at its best. A swift running river nearby provides the ideal spot for a picnic. Adults and children alike can spend a lazy afternoon in the water letting it massage your body. The resort itself has a swimming pool and overnight accommodations.
Villa Cecillia Mountain View Resort
City of Tayabas
Mariposa Picnic Grove
You may want to visit this natural spring resort in Tayabas with friends and family. You can enjoy the natural beauty of the place without much fuss and bother; just make sure you have a good supply of eats to make the day complete.