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7 Private Resorts in Busay-Balamban

There is more than what meets the eye. Busay and Balamban are most famous for the overlooking views and the scenic spots. While this is true, the place is too beautiful to make it just a visit, Busay is a place you would want to stay a little longer.

Experience the vast breath-taking views whilst having a good and relaxing stay, enjoying the best of both worlds. Here are the top 7 exclusive resorts we can only find in Busay and Balamban, and places in between.

1. THE FOG HOUSE

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Want to experience a one of a kind luxurious stay and feel how it feels to be, literally, on the top of the world? Enjoy everything the fog house has to offer!

Rates

  • ₱25,000 per night, good for 20pax
  • Excess person is charged ₱800. Max of 35pax only. The place is Exclusive to 1 group only.
  • Kitchen, grill and utensils are available. Karaoke is free to use.
  • NO Corkage fee.
  • Check-in: 3PM / Check-out: 12NN the next day
  • Book now! Click this link first: https://www.airbnb.com/c/ramm357 and sign up. Then go to this link.

NOTE: Again, walk-ins are NOT allowed. Make sure to book a reservation first using the links provided above.

Other information

How to get there?

Exact location: Brgy. Taptap, Cebu City — few meters away from Sirao Garden, 30-45 minutes away from JY Square Mall.

There is no public vehicle that can take you directly to The Fog House. The trip could take approximately 30-45 minutes from JY Square Mall. You may need a private vehicle to get to the place, you can also rent a car via SquadPH Tours, or rent your own vhire or jeepney (pakyawan).

Just navigate via Waze or Google Maps and search for “The Fog House” Cebu.

2. SERENITY FARM AND RESORT

For those longing for a good place to relax and be calm amidst everything nature has to offer. With its wonderful view and insta-worthiness, there is nothing more you can possibly ask for.

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Photo by Deke De Guia
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Rates

HOUSE 1:

  • Overnight: ₱17,000 per night (inclusive of 1-16 guests)
  • Excess: ₱350 per head
    – Maximum 25 guests in total inside the house.
    – More than 25 guests is suggested to get another house/room for a more comfortable stay;
  • Additional guests day-use (6hours): ₱175 per head (no limit with the no. of guests), Day-Use (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM)
  • Security bond: ₱5,000 (refundable)

HOUSE 2:

  • Overnight: ₱10,000 per night (inclusive of 1-8 guests)
  • Excess: ₱350 per head per night
  • Additional guests day-use (6hours): ₱175 per head (no limit with the no. of guests), Day-Use (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM)
  • Security bond: ₱5,000 (refundable)

HOUSE 3 (Consists of 2 villas):

  • Overnight: ₱15,000 per night (inclusive of 1-14 guests)
  • Private swimming pool
  • Excess: ₱350 per head per night, more than 20 guests is suggested to get another house/room for a more comfortable stay.
  • Additional guests day-use (6hours): ₱175 per head (no limit with the no. of guests), Day-Use (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM)
  • Security bond: ₱5,000 (refundable)

Other information

How to get there?

Location: Brgy. Malubog, Busay, Cebu City (20-30 minutes away from the city proper)

There is no public vehicle that can take you directly to Serenity Farm and Resort. The trip could take approximately 20-30 minutes away from JY Square Mall. You may need a private vehicle to get to the place, rent the van offered by Serenity, or rent your own vhire or jeepney (pakyawan). Many drivers are not familiar of the place, so make sure to ask for a detailed guide or instructions on how to get there from the owner once you have made a reservation. The place can also be found in Waze or Google Maps by searching “Serenity Farm and Resort”.

You can also rent a car via SquadPH Tours.

3. RANCHO CANCIO

Rancho Cancio Villa
Photo by jaswandering.com

Enjoy the modern vacation house set-up here at Rancho Cancho! Along with its stunning architecture and design, there is no better modern-style vacation house resort in Busay-Balamban

Rates

DAY USE

  • P200 per head – Monday to Friday
  • P220 per head – Saturday to Sunday

Terms:

– Minimum of 20 guests or P4,000 on weekdays / P4,400 on weekends
– Check-in: 9AM or depending on arrangements made
– Check-out: 10PM or depending on arrangements made
– Charge for 3 y/o & above: P100
– Must order at least 2 meals (Morning Merienda or Lunch or Afternoon Merienda or Dinner)
– Minimum number of orders per meal is 10
– Towel rental: P50
– CORKAGE: Snacks and softdrinks are allowed; Meals are strictly prohibited
– All prices are subject to 12% service charge

OVERNIGHT STAY

ROOMS CAPACITY BED TYPE SUNDAY-FRIDAY SATURDAYS
Dorm 1 Double Bunk Bed 20 P600++ P650++
Dorm 2 Double Bunk Bed 20 P600++ P650++
Dorm 3 Double Bunk Bed 20 P600++ P650++
Billy’s Room Full-sized 54″ Bed 2 P1,300++ P1,400++

Terms:

– All rooms are non-aircon.
– Children 6 y/o & below may opt to share a bed with an adult and will not be charged for use of bed.
– A minimum charge for children 6 y/o & below opting not to use a bed will be charged P200 instead.
– Bed rental costs P600-650 and includes beddings and 1 towel per person.
– Standard check-in: 3PM
– Standard check-out: 2PM the following day
– Must order breakfast, lunch & dinner
– CORKAGE: Snacks and softdrinks are allowed; Meals are strictly prohibited
– All prices are subject to 12% service charge

Rancho Cancio can accommodate up to 40 guests.

Other information

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Email is the only way you can reach out to them for inquiries & bookings.

How to get there?

Location: Brgy. Adlaon, Cebu City (kilometers away from Busay / Ayala Heights)

There is no public vehicle that can take you directly to Rancho Cancio. The trip could take approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours from JY Square Mall. You may need a private vehicle to get to the place or rent a vhire or jeepney (pakyawan). Many drivers are not familiar of the place, so make sure to ask for a detailed guide or instructions on how to get there from the owner once you have made a reservation. It can be navigate via Waze or Google Maps by searching “Rancho Cancio”.

You can also rent a car via SquadPH Tours

4. LAVA MOUNTAIN RIVER FARM

If you are more of the “I enjoy being surrounded by nature” kind of person, then check this place out. Feel nature’s warm embrace and beauty at Lava Mountain River Farm.

Rates

DAY USE (Exclusive)

  • P5,500 per night, good for 8pax
  • P500/head additional above 8 pax. Good for up to 35 pax
  • 9am to 5pm Only

Inclusions:

  • Use of Day Use Villa, Day Use Lounge, pool, and grilling area.
  • Purified drinking water provided.
  • Free use of plates and utensils.
  • NO corkage fees.
  • Prior reservation is required.

Optional:

  • Snacks (Puto Sikwate or Pinaypay Saging): ₱50 /head (minimum 10 pax order; advance notice required)
  • Boodle Fight ₱280 /head or Buffet ₱350 /head (minimum 10 pax for both; advance notice required)
  • Wild Boar Lechon: ₱4,500
  • Kitchen Use: ₱1,000 if below 20 pax; ₱500 extra charge per 10pax increment

OVERNIGHT STAY (Exclusive)

  • P8,500 per night, good for 8 pax
  • P700/head above 8 pax. Good for up to 30 pax.
  • Overnight is 12NN to 10AM the next day

Inclusions:

  • Use of pool, cottages and sleeping areas, and lounge in overnight area.
  • Purified drinking water and 2 bags of ice.
  • Free use of plates and utensils.
  • NO corkage fees.

Optional:

  • Breakfast: ₱100 /head
  • Boodle Fight ₱280 /head or Buffet ₱350 /head (minimum 10 pax for both)
  • Wild Boar Lechon: ₱4,000 to ₱4,500
    – All food orders require at least 2 days advance notice
  • Kitchen Use: ₱1,000 if below 20 pax; ₱500 extra charge per 10 pax increment
  • Exclusive booking (no Day Use group): at least 30 guests booking

CONTACT INFORMATION

How to get there?

Exact location: Biasong, Brgy. BonBon, Cebu City — going uphill, 3 km away from main road and will pass through not-so-concrete roads. 45 minutes to 1 hour away from the city.

There is no public vehicle that can take you directly to the resort. These are your options:

BY CAR: You may need a private vehicle to get to the place. Then navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Lava Mountain River Farm”. Ample parking space is available.

BY MOTORBIKE: You may also opt to ride a habal-habal from JY Square. It will cost around ₱150-200 per person; each motorbike can accommodate up to 2pax. Make sure to negotiate first before riding.

RENT A VAN: For a hassle-free trip, rent a van at SquadPH Tours and Travels.

5. TERRACOTTA DE MANOR MOUNTAIN RESORT

Longing for that exclusive resort getaway but a bit tight on the budget? Teracotta may be the place for you! Affordable overnight prices without compromising the services and amenities it offers.

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Photo credits to the owner. Kindly contact us for proper tagging.
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Photo credits to the owner. Kindly contact us for proper tagging.

Rates and other information

How to get there?

Exact location: Bonbon, Cebu City (near Busay, approx. 1hr away from JY Square)

There is no public vehicle that can take you directly to Terracotta.

The trip could take approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours from JY Square Mall. You may need a private vehicle to get to the place or rent a vhire or jeepney (pakyawan). Many drivers are not familiar of the place, so make sure to ask for a detailed guide or instructions on how to get there from the owner once you have made a reservation. You can also navigate with Waze or Google Maps and search for “Terracotta De Manor Mountain Resort, Cebu City, Cebu”.

You can also rent a car via SquadPH Tours.

6. PINETREE MOUNTAIN RESORT

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Photo by Rj Egon Mallonga
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Photo by Rj Egon Mallonga
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Photo credits to the owner. Kindly contact us for proper tagging.

Reach for the sky as you relax in the blue water of Pinetree mountain resort and experience that rooftop pool experience you’ve always wanted.

Rates and other information

  • Exclusive resort, bookings on reservation basis only. No walk-ins.
  • Day Use: P1,500/head (minimum of 30pax); the resort’s target market are huge groups.
  • Overnight Use: P6,000 per room/night good for 4 pax (minimum of 3 rooms), the resort has at least 12 rooms available.
  • Contact number: N/A
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Corkage Fee: No corkage

How to get there?

Exact location: Gaas Balamban, Cebu (before Adventure Cafe, 30-45 minutes away from JY Square)

PUBLIC: You can ride a V-Hire from Ayala Terminal going to Balamban. 

PRIVATE: There’s a parking space available, the place can also be found in Waze or Google Maps. You can also rent a car via SquadPH Tours.

7. TREEHOUSE DE VALENTINE

If you’re a small group or a family, the Treehouse de Valentine is a perfect getaway for you. Rest, chill and dine right in the heart of nature.

Facilities:

  • 8-guest house — all exclusive to yourself.
  • 3 bedrooms:
    • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed,2 single beds
    • Bedroom 2: 1 king bed
    • Bedroom 3: 1 double bed
  • 3 baths

House rules:

  • Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM.
  • No shoes in the house.
  • You must also acknowledge:
    • Must climb stairs
    • Surveillance or recording devices on property

Rates:

  • ₱13,500 per night, good for 8pax (Private & Exclusive to your group)
  • Maximum of 8 persons only
  • Book now! Click this link first: https://www.airbnb.com/c/ramm357 and sign up. After signing up, head on to this link.
  • Walk-ins are NOT allowed. Make sure to book a reservation first using the links provided below.
  • Contact information and inquiries are made via AirBnB only.

How to get there?

Exact location: Brgy. Hingatmonan, Balamban, Northwestern Cebu — 2-3 hours away from the city.

NOTE: Again, walk-ins are NOT allowed. Make sure to book a reservation first using the links provided above. From there, the host will be providing you with the complete instructions on how to get there. Below directions will just give you an idea of the transportation options.

BY PRIVATE CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and search for “Hingatmonan, Balamban, Cebu”. Parking space available.

BY VAN: Take a V-hire from the Ayala Center Terminal going to Balamban via Transcentral highway route. Fare is P120 per person (one-way). Inform the driver to drop you off at Brgy. Hingatmonan. You can also rent a car via SquadPH Tours.



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2 comments

  1. Good day!

    Thank you for including us in your article. We would just like to update some of the information on your website with some recent changes in light of the pandemic. One of the most important is our contact number which is now 0998 165 6487. Please feel free to note the adjusted information below.

    “UPDATED RATES as of Nov.13, 2020

    The rates have been simplifed for the pandemic, and all bookings are temporarily exclusive, with the consideration of a possible prenup group located separately in the vicinity.

    For Day-Use: P5500 for 8 pax, P500/head additional above 8 pax. Up to 35 pax. 10AM-5PM only

    For Overnight: P8500 for 8 pax, P700/head additional above 8 pax. Up to 25 pax. 12NN to 9AM only

    Some notes:
    – Prior reservation is required.
    — No walk in
    – Rates may change depending on the season.

    Inclusions:

    Use of pool, cottages and sleeping areas, and lounge in overnight area.
    Purified drinking water and 2 bags of ice.
    Free use of plates and utensils.
    NO corkage fees.

    Optional:
    Breakfast: ₱150 /head
    – All food orders require at least 2 days advance notice
    Kitchen Use: ₱1,000 if below 20 pax; ₱500 extra charge per 10 pax increment
    Other Information

    Contact number: 0998 1656487. Phoneline will be available only on weekdays.
    To Book: Please message us on our Facebook Page. Our reservations officer will respond to you during the weekdays. Thank you
    Email address: [email protected]
    Social: https://www.facebook.com/LavaMountainRiverFarm/
    How to get there?

    Exact location: Biasong, Brgy. BonBon, Cebu City — going uphill, 3 km away from main road and will pass through not-so-concrete roads. 45 minutes to 1 hour away from the city.

    There is no public vehicle that can take you directly to the resort. These are your options:

    BY CAR: You may need a private vehicle to get to the place. Then navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Lava Mountain River Farm”. Ample parking space is available.

    BY MOTORBIKE: You may also opt to ride a habal-habal from JY Square. It will cost around ₱150-200 per person; each motorbike can accommodate up to 2pax. Make sure to negotiate first before riding.

    RENT A VAN: For a hassle-free trip, rent a van at SquadPH Tours and Travels.”

  2. Good day, Mr. Jake Menor!

    This is Rochelle Tan of Serenity Farm and Resort, Busay. First of all, our team would like to thank you for including Serenity in your recent feature for resorts in Busay and Balamban.

    I would however like to request a change in certain details. If that’s possible.

    1. As we are located only on the 10th km marker from the foot of Busay, the travel time would be approximately 15-20 mins usually without the traffic and not an hour to an hour and a half as stated. Especially since the distance is one of our main come ons to our resort, the time specified may cause confusing with our clients.

    2. We do not have a maximum number of guest per house as well, Sir. We just suggest they get other houses for their own comfort should they choose to. But the number of guests depends clients’ choice of comfort.

    3. And lastly, other than the house 1 and 2, we’ve expanded with a 3rd house And individual rooms since December of 2018. If it’s alright, I will paste below the updated rates of each houses. As well as services we provide (event packages, food deliveries, etc.)

    HOUSE-1:
    – Overnight Php17,000.00 (Inclusive of 1-16 guests);
    – Private swimming pool;
    – Php350.00/head* – additional guests staying overnight;
    – More than 25 guests is suggested to get another house/room for a more comfortable stay;
    – Php175.00/head – guests staying during the day only. Day-Use (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM);
    – No limit with the number of Day-Use guests;
    – SECURITY BOND is a MUST (Php5,000.00 Refundable).

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    HOUSE-2**: starting December 20
    – Overnight Php12,000.00 (Inclusive of 1-8 guests);
    – Bedrooms share a common balcony that faces the panoramic view of the mountains;
    -Shared swimming pool with single bedrooms;
    – Php350.00/head* – additional guests staying overnight;
    – Php175.00/head – guests staying during the day only. Day-Use (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM);
    – No limit with the number of Day-Use guests;
    – SECURITY BOND is a MUST (Php5,000.00 Refundable).

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    HOUSE-3 (Consists of 2 Villas):
    – Overnight Php15,000.00 (Inclusive of 1-14 guests);
    – Private swimming pool;
    – Php350.00/head* – additional guests staying overnight;
    – More than 20 guests is suggested to get another house/room for a more comfortable stay;
    – Php175.00/head – guests staying during the day only. Day-Use (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM);
    – No limit with the number of Day-Use guests;
    – SECURITY BOND is a MUST (Php5,000.00 Refundable).

    House-3 VILLA 1 only:
    – Overnight Php10,000.00 (Inclusive of 1-10 guests);
    – Mondays to Thursdays only;
    – Subject to availability within the rental week;
    – No advance booking until the rental week.

    House-3 VILLA 2 only:
    – Overnight Php7,000.00 (Inclusive of 1-7 guests);
    – Mondays to Thursdays only;
    – Subject to availability within the rental week;
    – No advance booking until the rental week.

    Renters of the 2 villas will share the swimming pool.

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    ROOM-Only Accommodation:
    – Overnight Php3,000.00 (1-2 guests);
    – Swimming pool shared with house 2
    – Subject to availability within the rental week;
    – No advance booking until the rental week.

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    EVENT PACKAGES

    Package No.1
    Price: 35,000 to 37,000 PHP per Night
    Includes:
    – House-1 (1-16 guests) or House-3 (1-14 guests);
    – Exclusive use of 1 swimming pool;
    – 100 day-use guests (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM);
    – No corkages.
    Save 3,000

    Package No.2
    Price: 51,000 to 53,000 PHP per Night
    Includes:
    – Everything that’s included in Package No.1;
    – House-2 (1-16 guests);
    – FREE use of Karaoke.
    Save 11,000

    Package No.3
    Price: 68,000 PHP per Night
    Includes:
    – Exclusive use of 3 rest-houses, House-1,2,3;
    – Exclusive use of 2 swimming pools;
    – 46 guests + 4 FREE = 50 overnight guests;
    – 106 day-use guests (2PM-8PM or 6AM-12PM);
    – FREE use of Karaoke;
    – No corkages.
    Save 12,000

    Package No.4
    Price: 48,000 PHP per Night
    Includes:
    – Exclusive use of 3 rest-houses, House-1,2,3;
    – Exclusive use of 2 swimming pools;
    – 46 guests + 4 FREE = 50 overnight guests;
    – FREE use of Karaoke.
    Save 7,400

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    CORKAGES

    Catering corkage – starts from Php2,000.00 to Php5,000.00;

    Lights & sounds set up corkage – starts from Php2,000.00 to Php5,000.00;

    Cleaning corkage – starts from Php500.00 to Php1,500.00.

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    FOOD SERVICES

    For DELIVERY Order:
    – Breakfast, Lunch and/or Dinner;
    – Minimum: 25 pax per order.

    For CATERING Service:
    – Lunch and/or Dinner;
    – Minimum: 100 pax per service.

    For menu, rates and other details, please contact Serenity by phone or email.

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    TRANSPORTATION

    Toyota Super Grandia – can fit 10 guests;

    – Php1,500.00 (JY Square Mall – Serenity roundtrip);
    – Php2,000.00 (Ayala – Serenity roundtrip);
    – Php2,500.00 (SM Mabolo – Serenity roundtrip);
    – Php3,000.00 (Airport or SM Seaside – Serenity roundtrip).

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    KARAOKE

    Php2,000.00 per night.

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    For RESERVATION and PAYMENTS, please get in touch with us:
    (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm; Sat 8am-12pm)
    Mobile: +63 917 726 0775
    Landline: +63 32 344 7261
    SMS/Viber/Whatsapp: +63 917 726 0775
    Facebook Messenger: @serenityfarmandresortbusay
    Instagram: @serenitybusay
    Email: [email protected]

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    Notes:
    -House 2 and Individual rooms shared swimming pool to operate starting December 20.
    -More individual rooms, restaurant, events place in near future.
    -If you need more photos would happily email you some.

    Again, thank you so much, Mr. Menor. God bless you always.

    Rochelle Tan
    Owner
    Serenity Farm and Resort, Busat

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