Hotels & Resorts

Five Santorini-inspired resorts in the Philippines

The architectural designs of these resorts are amazing and yes very familiar to those who have been to Santorini in Greece. If you want to experience a feel of Santorini in your next vacation plans, consider a few of these Santorini-inspired resorts here in the Philippines.

  1. Camp Netanya Resort & Spa – Anilao, Batangas
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Camp Netanya Resort and Spa is a popular resort that is strategically located in Anilao, Batangas.  If you are a diver, this resort creates a perfect experience for diving and snorkeling, offering everyone the Anilao’s breathtaking marine life, amazing coral formation, and diversity of fishes. Thanks to its natural beauty, its layered landscape creates a resort feel of being at the rim of Caldera opening to one of the most beautiful sunsets on earth

The resort has 48 guest rooms and villas, dive shop, wellness center and family-friendly facilities. Reputed to be a haven of leisure and relaxation, Camp Netanya Resort and Spa remains to be a perfect destination that everyone should experience. For more information, visit:

2. Vitalis Villas , Santiago, Ilocos Sur

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Vitalis Villas is majestically situated high on a mountain cliff, overlooking the sea and the beautiful Santiago Cove. Villas are crafted in traditional Greek architectural style and offer the warmth of Filipino island charm and the convenience of modern amenities. Known as the “Santorini of the North”, Vitalis Villas welcomes its guests with a blue and white expanse of villas. You can explore the property through its cobblestone walkways that look up to clear skies and lead to crisp, pristine waters. The rooms and villas with elegant interiors and plush white beds will surely make you feel at home. The rooms are spacious and cozy, all fully equipped with amenities. You might want to visit the resort, specially when Ilocos Sur will re-open its door to Luzon tourists this November 15. For more information, try to visit  their website at:

3. Thunderbird Resorts & Casinos, Poro Point, La Union

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Dubbed as Santorini of Asia, Thunderbird Resort and Casino is a dream destination of its own.  Guests can experience Greece’s world-renowned resort town without leaving the country.  Nestled on a scenic 100-ft cliff at the highest of Poro Point Peninsula that overlooks San Fernando Bay and West Philippines Sea where one can witness the picturesque sunset, Thunderbird Resorts & Casinos  is a 65-hectar Mediterranean-inspired premier integrated resort in La Union, Philippines.

Enjoy the resort’s  facilities like gym, casino, swimming pools, restaurant, bars, golf course and other more  They have 25 deluxe rooms, 29 Ocean Wings deluxe rooms and, and 4 luxury  suites.  For more, please visit their website :

4. Estancia Hotel, Tagaytay City

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In Estancia Hotel, you can enjoy first class accommodation in each of the hotel’s uniquely designed rooms.  All rooms have air-conditioning unit, TV with cable, and cold running water, telephones and minibar. Built far from the city’s noise and pollution, the hotel’s rooms capture the breathtaking view of the Taal Lake and are located on a sprawling terrain nestled in a cool tropical climate.

Estancia Resort Hotel is about 60 kilometers or one and a half hour drive from Makati. It is located in Brgy. San Jose, less than a kilometer from the Tagaytay rotunda or one and a half kilometers from the city market coming from Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Check their website for more information:

5. Sundowners Vacation Villas, Bolinao, Pangasinan

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Located in Bolinao, Pangasinan,  Sundowners Vacation Villas offers whitewashed Santorini-inspired vacation villas for rent.  Sundowners Vacation Villas could be your home away from home, your relaxing sweet escape and your private sanctuary away from the city noise.

Every villa is utterly spacious giving its guests everything  they need for a perfect getaway, promising air conditioned bedrooms, hot and cold shower, fully equipped kitchen with dining area and grilling area, large balconies with relaxation areas, and of course, access to our breathtaking infinity pool areas. The villas vary in sizes to cater to couples, group of friends,  big or small families and even corporate affairs. If you are looking for a one of a kind, feel-at-home experience with your family and loved ones, Sundowners Vacation Villas could be a place of choice. You can check their website at:

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