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 hours away from Manila.
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Mode of Payments
Cash/Currency: Philippine Peso & US Dollar
Travelers Checks: PNB Mabuhay Card, American Express Credit Card, Visa/Master Credit Card
How to get there?
Land routes: Take the South Super Highway and exit at 50 (Lucena, Legaspi, Batangas exit). Turn to left at the Sto. Tomas junction. Head straight down, by passing the town of Alaminos and San Pablo City Proper. Slow down upon seeing Quezon arch and turn left immediately after. Use caution when running left.
Bus lines: (Lucena routes) Lucena Lines JAC, Grand Star, Jam
Reservations must be made at our Manila Booking Office at least 48 hours before date of visit.
Resort hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Museum hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Children below 7 years old are not allowed inside the museum.
Food and drinks cannot be brought into the resort without prior arrangements. Corkage is applied to all alcoholic drinks, tetra packs and softdrinks.
Only proper swimming attire in our swimming pools please!
Please leave you pets at home.
Tariff rates inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT).
Prices and cultural show schedules may be change without prior notice.
For overnight guests, check-in are 11:00 am or 5:00pm.
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