Dreaming of the perfect getaway? Same! Whether you’re planning for a luxury trip, a rugged camp-out, a quiet seaside vacation, or even a virtual experience, there’s an Airbnb option for you. Enjoy secluded spaces away from the crowds. We’re digging the addition of online experiences, so we get to explore and learn new things without leaving the safety of home. Check out these listings with excellent reviews that we’ve been daydreaming about.
Camper and Cabin, a superhost, offers this 84 sq.m. glass cabin with a breathtaking view of Mt. Talamitan and Mt. Pico de Loro. Romantic and cozy with warm wood floors, the studio is perfect for an intimate vacation with your special someone or a relaxing weekend for a small family. The cabin boasts of unique amenities: a living room with wide glass windows and a telescope; a grilling area with a view of Mt. Batulao; and an outdoor area complete with a dining set, swing, and hammock. If you’d love to explore the mountains outside your room, you can even arrange for a hiking trip with experienced locals.
Peaceful, quiet, natural, and serene. If these words resonate with you, check out this beachfront cottage. Batalang Bato Beach Cottage is spacious enough to accommodate a party of six, but also small enough to make your trip an intimate gathering.
Featuring stunning sunset yacht cruises and a beautiful view of the sea, this sanctuary in Mabini, Batangas has been a favorite venue for soon-to-be-married couples’ engagement shoots. Friends and family can also enjoy beach activities like kayaking, snorkeling, island hopping, and scuba diving.
A modern beachfront vacation home in Batangas, Casa Kalinaw offers a 3-bedroom private villa for up to 15 guests. Aside from the basic amenities, the rental offers an outdoor kitchen and grilling area that’s just perfect for barbecue nights with your family or friends. And if you’re not a fan of salty waters, Casa Kalinaw has a swimming pool and beachfront deck ready for you to relax in.
Camper and Cabin outdoes itself with this one-of-kind travel experience on a 25-foot Airstream travel trailer situated on top of a hill in Calaca, Batangas. The iconic caravan’s air-conditioned interiors has boho-inspired modern furnishings, crisp white hotel quality bed sheets and pillows, a flat television, a sofa bed, an underground toilet and bath, and an outdoor grilling area. Book the Airstream if you want to experience the outdoors without sacrificing modern conveniences.
Ever wanted to become a samurai? A unique online experience hosted by Koshiro showcases Bugaku or Samurai Arts. You’ll start with a demonstration and lesson on basic Samurai movements, including Ninja-walking and some fierce sword brandishing. After learning how to move like a samurai, you’ll learn to think like a samurai with Koshiro teaching you the samurai’s code of propriety.
If there’s something that our bodies need now, it’s healing. This online experience brings together a cellist who used to play with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and a Japanese Buddhist monk to give participants much-needed me-time and music therapy. You will not only listen to some relaxing music but will also be asked to join in sutra chanting to help you focus your mind, decrease stress, and increase positive feelings.