These Trendy La Union Stays Are Perfect for Your Next Weekend Getaway
Time to visit the surfing capital of the north!
by Bianca Katipunan | February 18, 2020
La Union has long been a favorite weekend getaway for Filipino beach bums. The province has a wide range of beaches that’s perfect for all types of travelers — whether you’re looking for some quiet time on the surf or long party nights with your pals. If you’re still trying to figure out where to stay in Elyu, here’s a list to make it easy.
Funky Quarters is a new boutique hotel in San Juan that’s perfect for those who want to stay at a place that’s not just comfortable, but also uber stylish. Started by Jeff Ortega and brothers John and Jek Uy, the twelve-room hotel offers single beds for solo travelers, private rooms, and common spaces. You can also book the entire place for parties and events!
Rates start from P1,850 for a bed (only available Mon-Thurs). For more information, check their official website.
A place that features resort amenities so you don’t have to go to the beach to go swimming. Chill’n has different rooms for families, couples, and solo travelers. You may visit their Facebook page for more information about their room rates and their other promos.
Rates start at P1,900 for a room for two. For more information, contact them via their Facebook page.
The Vessel Hostel is made out of shipping containers stacked on top of one another. Designed by surfer architects Buji Libarnes and Nikki Dela Paz-Libarnes, the hostel is a reflection of their passion for surfing and their nostalgic aesthetic — perfect for single travelers and groups of friends who are looking for a cozy place to stay in Elyu.
Their rates start from P1200. For more information, visit their official website.
If you really want to immerse yourself with the beautiful beach of La Union, why not try camping? Camp Avenue is the go-to place for a memorable camping experience. Located near Urbiztondo Beach, the place allows guests to put up their own tent or rent one for P750. They also have Bali huts that you can rent for P1200 that comes with a bed, electric fan, and soap. The entrance fee costs P500.
For more information about the amenities of Camp Avenue, visit their Facebook page.
This hostel will truly make you appreciate the simplicity of life. One of the OG beach hostels, Circle Hostel’s simple and laidback design encourages interaction between guests to make your stay even more exciting. The place advocates an environment-friendly ambiance so rooms aren’t air-conditioned, but you can feel the natural breeze of La Union.
Rates start at P560 for a hammock. For more information about their rates, you can visit their official website.
San Juan Surf Resort
If you want to enjoy the beautiful waves of La Union, San Juan Surf resort offers amazing views of the beach. The place also has swimming pools for those who want to take a break from the ocean. The resort offers four types of room perfect for any traveler, from solo travelers to large groups.
Their rates range from P2,800-P4,200. For more information, visit their official website.
Looking for a place to disconnect from real world? Cozy Cabin is a WiFi free zone that lets guests appreciate the simple things in life. Their bright and simple rooms will make you forget all your worries as you enjoy your barkada’s company.
For rates and other inquires you can message their Facebook page.
Flotsam and Jetsam Artist Beach Hostel
This IG-worthy place is perfect for those who love art-themed rooms. Flotsam and Jetsam Artist Beach Hostel is a colorful, boho-chic hostel perfect for free spirits. At night, check out Le Petit Pidot, the hostel’s bar, where you’re bound to find a great party going on.
Rates start at P780 for a bed. For more information about their rates, visit their official website.
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