Celebrities are constantly traveling that they've become experts in what makes a great vacation.
It comes as no surprise, then, that some celebrities have opened their own beach resorts, giving fans more reasons to explore our country’s gorgeous shorelines.
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) gives you a rundown of celebrity-owned beach resorts that you can book for your next getaway.
HEART EVANGELISTA - HARLAN BEACH VILLA, BORACAY
Heart Evangelista opened Harlan Beach Villa in Boracay Island’s famed Station 1 back in 2021.
The Balinese-inspired villa has access to an infinity pool, a common kitchen, barbecue facilities, and karaoke.
A butler, helper, and chef are also onsite to cater to your needs.
To stay at Harlan Beach Villa during the peak season, you need to be ready to rent the entire property for PHP150,000.
The place can accommodate 8-10 people with free breakfast, or up to a maximum 15 guests with an additional charge.
Book your stay on their website.
KATHRYN BERNARDO AND PIOLO PASCUAL - ISLA AMARA, PALAWAN
Isla Amara Boutique Resort opened its doors to the public in October 2022.
It has a deluxe garden room for PHP7,500 per night, but if you really want to live it up like a celebrity, the Celebrity Suite is a large room with separate seating areas, where you can lounge around with your barkada.
For inquiries and reservations, call 09162645982 or send an email at email@example.com.
SAM PINTO - L’SIRENE BOUTIQUE RESORT, BALER
Surf’s up at L’Sirene Boutique Resort, Sam Pinto’s resort in Baler, Aurora.
Back in February 2017, the resort posted on Instagram that the place was inspired by the Eden Residences by the Sea in Seminyak, Bali.
L’Sirene has two types of rooms: deluxe for PHP6,500 per night, and super deluxe for PHP7,500 per night.
Book a stay and relax under the coconut trees, or take a dip in the pool of this Instagram-worthy resort.
For inquiries and reservations, call 0917-7438556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org/
GERALD ANDERSON - HAYATI PRIVATE BEACH RESORT, ZAMBALES
Gerald Anderson opened Hayati Private Resort in Zambales back in September 2020, but it already hit the headlines even before it was officially launched, thanks to netizens who spotted actress Julia Barretto at the resort.
At the time, Gerald and Julia had yet to open up about their relationship.
Pet owners are free to take their furry friends to the resort, which allows even large-breed dogs.
The private resort has access to the beach and has other amenities, including a swimming pool, billiard table, and basketball court.
In 2022, Gerald expanded the property with the addition of Hayati River Kampsite, which caters to guests who enjoy camping.
Pets are also welcome at the campsite, where you can relax by the river and enjoy the view, or rent a kayak or canoe.
The campsite also has an area for bonfires.
There's even a sari-sari store onsite.
Those interested in booking a stay at Hayati Private Resort may call 0936-307-0517 or send a message on their Instagram account. For Hayati River Kampsite, call 0936-426-3354.
GLAIZA DE CASTRO - CASA GALURA, BALER
Glaiza de Castro’s place in Baler is “one of the few places in the area that has a pool,” according to its Airbnb page.
Just opened in February 2023, Casa Galura can easily accommodate 15 guests, with three bedrooms and four baths.
The property can be booked for PHP9,000 per night via Airbnb.
CHAMP LUI PIO - ALPAS HOSTEL, SIARGAO
Alpas is a Filipino word that means “to become free or to break loose,” which is exactly what Champ Lui Pio wants guests to do at his hostel in Siargao.
The property sustained some damage after Super Typhoon Odette, but it reopened in June 2022 with 4 private rooms that can accommodate 2 persons per room.
The dorm room recently opened in February.
Reservations can be made on their booking website.
ROBIN DA ROZA AND MAFFY SOLER - SOLER SEA SEASIDE RESORT, BATANGAS
Former '90s actor Robin da Roza and his wife Maffy Soler run Soler Sea Seaside Resort in Balayan, Batangas, just two hours away from Metro Manila.
The resort is perfect for big groups looking to book their own beach house.
For groups of 8 pax and below, rent starts at PHP18,000.
The resort can accommodate up to 35 pax for PHP45,000, making it a great place for corporate team-building activities over the summer.
For inquiries, call 0917-1626341. More details can also be found on the resort’s Facebook page.