Boutique hotel & resort in Tagaytay
There are plenty of Instagrammable staycation destinations near Metro Manila. But La Bella in Tagaytay offers a one-stop staycation spot that can give you holistic healing just a short drive from the big city.
Inside its clean, Santorini-like exteriors are plenty of spots to relax your mind and body, including a glass pool and a rooftop jacuzzi. The place also frequently hosts events such as yoga classes and talks that don’t only help clear your mind but also enrich your life.
A night’s stay at this hotel starts at P3,00o (~USD59.81) but the price varies depending on your chosen room, and if you’re going during peak season.
Glass-paneled pool & rooftop jacuzzi
The hotel’s glass pool
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If you like taking photos for the ‘gram and relaxing by being in the water, La Bella has the perfect amenities for you.
The boutique hotel has a glass-paneled pool that isn’t only refreshing to look at and bask in. It also lets you take photos of yourself and your friends underwater without needing special camera gear.
The rooftop jacuzzi makes a great spot for a birthday photo
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La Bella’s rooftop jacuzzis are also in high demand as it makes a great place to relieve stress. You can also take birthday photos with balloons in the bath instead of water before taking a relaxing soak.
Instagrammable exteriors & interiors
The front of the hotel
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Besides the pool and the jacuzzi, there are also plenty of other spots at La Bella where you can take photos.
There are mini gardens surrounding the hotel that’re perfect for photos of your OOTD. The lobby has furniture and decor that makes it look like a museum, and the boutique hotel’s balconies also have aesthetically pleasing seating areas where you can enjoy your food or read a book.
One of the balconies at the hotel
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Even if you’re not in the mood to walk around the property, you can still take beautiful photos as La Bella’s rooms are unique from other hotels, each having a different theme.
Outdoor mall with cafes and restaurants
Pizza from Bella Ciao
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You won’t have to leave the area to get good food. There are several cafes and restaurants in La Bella’s vicinity that give you several food options, from Asian fusion to Italian.
One of the most popular food spots is the Bodhi Mind and Body Shop, a cozy library-cafe that serves comfort and healing food such as waffles and blooming flower tea.
If you find yourself craving pizza during your stay, Bella Ciao serves a variety of pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven.
La Bella’s cafes and restaurants are open to the public so you don’t have to book a room at the hotel to dine.
The hotel hosts events such as markets
The stationary brand Papemelroti’s stall at one of La Bella’s markets
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La Bella also often hosts events on its premises that are open to the public, so make sure to check their Facebook page to time your visit with an event you’re interested in.
They’ve organized an outdoor market offering fresh produce, locally made products, and art. For self-improvement, they also hold free yoga classes and health talks.
In case there aren’t any events like this on the days that you’re free to go on a staycation, you can still participate in the hotel’s weekly meditation sessions every Saturday at their chapel.
La Bella in Tagaytay is your one-stop vacation destination
La Bella is a staycation destination that doesn’t only have excellent amenities for your relaxation, but also offers food spots and activities that can help you heal from the stresses of daily life.
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