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 Dona 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.
Their children opened the estate to the public in 1981. 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 and half hours away from Manila.
A pick up from your hotel in Manila early in the morning starts your day as you will experience the cultural heritage and countryside of the Philippines. After 2.5 hours of land travel you will arrived in the boundary of Quezon province and Laguna province. Inside Villa Escudero you will enjoy Carabao Cart Rides, watch Cultural Show on Friday to Sunday, use of recreational facilities and sumptuous lunch at man-made falls. After your whole day experience, we will return to Manila with a drop off to your hotel.