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Address: Maharlika Highway | Laguna, Tiaong, Luzon 1004, Philippines
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

This resort is actually a self-contained working coconut plantation and...

This resort is actually a self-contained working coconut plantation and features a museum, bamboo rafts, a rural village tour and a restaurant underneath a waterfall.

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had our lunch here over the week end as we spent an overnight stay at villa escudero resort. such a great experience to eat lunch in bare hands, with feet on the water and a nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
Pasay, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has always been in my bucket list to experience Villa Escudero even just for a day tour. I read reviews that it is too pricey bus as for me and husband, it is a trip to remember :) We had an overnight stay there last December to celebrate our our 9th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the relaxing ambiance it... More 

Thank imp_kite
Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a bus from Manila and it took three hours to do the 60 miles. Traffic was awful. The villa is very grand but the museum was a little strange with no overall theme. The carabao ride was only about four minutes. Lunch by the waterfall was different!!! The tables are in water and you share the food with... More 

1 Thank _dave_mcmillan53
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was terrible and overrated. Attended for a buffet lunch, there is very limited selection of food on offer and to make things worse, there are flies all over the food. Nothing special about the waterfall, especially after seeing workers tip cans of drink and left over food on the floors, and a baby peeing in the water. Best... More 

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Pasay, Philippines
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

had our lunch here over the week end as we spent an overnight stay at villa escudero resort. such a great experience to eat lunch in bare hands, with feet on the water and a nice waterfalls view. the great view comes with good food. loved it, would definitely be back soon.

Thank leeargie469
Alhambra, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Not much to see. Cultural dances shown on weekends only are hit and miss. Some are intense but most are mediocre. Waterfall dining, said to be the park highlight are at best poor to average. Not so much good food and always crowded. Though you can get good opportunity for a photo op with the falls. Museum is average more... More 

Thank ezarra101
Doha, Qatar
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783 reviews
384 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Two and half an hours south to Manila. Upon arrival, with halo halo welcome drink, then proceed to the museum. No photos allowed inside. Continued to the rafting on bamboo tree after watching Escudero family accommodation externally. Had our lunch near to the waterfall with a magnificent view and pleasure. Back to the gate by bull cart. Amazing visit.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the water buffalo ride to the buffet, sat in the front row and would not recommend because the animal wags its tail and got some mud to the face. Beautiful setting to have a buffet style of Filipino cuisine underneath the waterfall. Since it rained just before we got there the buffet was held inside, the servers went above... More 

Thank MichCortez
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Coming in from Laguna, our tour is worth P1400 which included: Access to the whole plantation and resort Tour of Memorial Museum-houses the vast private antique collection of the Escuderos (NOT related to Chiz), both local and abroad. Carabao Ride- with singing guide.Kids will super love this. Buffet lunch at the falls-Basic Filipino dishes.Mind your diet restrictions most specially if... More 

Thank jenggarcia
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I went there with my Team (10pax) and what stood out was the lunch under the waterfalls. It was a unique experience. The food was ok, nothing too special but the whole hacienda is beautiful. You will get ro ride on a carabao cart from the reception area to the resto to your rooms and then to the museum. The... More 

1 Thank Elleina R
Shelton, Connecticut
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94 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Traveled here with a group of 8 plus 1 child on a Saturday. This former plantation was well maintained and offered a bunch of things to do such as rafting on a bamboo raft and visiting the museum. The highlight of this place was the lunch at the waterfall which offered a good selection of freshly cooked Filipino foods. It... More 

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