The Mountain House in Antipolo, Rizal


If we’re being honest, most of us have just been yearning to take a break away from it all in the middle of a haven surrounded by the warm comforts of nature.

Fortunately, just a few kilometers away from Metro Manila in Antipolo lie portions of the forests of Sierra Madre, where The Mountain House, located in the midst of the mountain range that lets you take a reset in a Filipino-style house and pods, can be found.


Experience the simplicity of living inside a wooden house


The Mountain House Antipolo
Image credit: Carlaw Lakwachero

Found in a protected watershed area within the Sierra Madre mountain range, the site has a spacious main house (P15,000, ~USD293.97 per night), made up of bricks and wooden materials, that invites you to live with simplicity.

The Mountain House Antipolo
Image adapted from: The Mountain House, The Mountain House 

Good for friend groups or families of 12, the house has 5 bedrooms and 2 toilets. Inside, the rooms are made with wooden materials such as bamboo, showcasing the art of Filipino architecture as well.

The Mountain House Antipolo - Relaxation Spot
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Within the site, there are quiet corners where you can just sit and reflect while overlooking a panoramic view of the forest.

An outdoor kitchen, complete with a stove and grilling station, is also available if you wish to cook your food. But they also cater to food orders – just fill in their order form in advance.


Live inside a tiny pod


The Mountain House Antipolo - Glamping Pod
Image credit: Carlaw Lakwachero

For those who are into glamping or on a smaller budget, The Mountain House has glamping pods shaped like small cabins. Best for 2-3 persons, each pod (P4,000, ~USD78.29) is furnished with a set of bed and pillows, an electric fan, and a patio where you can relax outside with a view.


Enjoy activities from ATV rides to river trekking


The Mountain House Antipolo
Image credit: The Mountain House, The Mountain House 

While you can relish your break here undisturbed, there are activities you can do within and nearby the property, such as nature bathing, river dipping, and waterfall trekking. If you want to get extra adventurous, you can book an ATV tour too to immerse yourself further through the beauty of the mountain range.

The Mountain House indeed takes you into nature’s embrace, a perfect staycation for those who are looking for a breather without breaking the bank.


The Mountain House


During days when the monotony of staying at home feels like a chore, The Mountain House provides you with a place to escape from the stresses of the city with its accommodations situated in the midst of Sierra Madre.

Do look out for the latest travel advisories at the Rizal Provincial Government’s Facebook page in advance to get your trip planning settled too.

The Mountain House
Address: Calawis Road, Antipolo, 1870 Rizal
Mobile: 0999 999 7558
The Mountain House’s Facebook

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Cover image adapted from: Carlaw Lakwachero, The Mountain House

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