Destination guide

Trade the mayhem of Manila for the zen of Laguna

Situated in the Calabarzon region, Laguna sits about 90 minutes from Manila, and is considered to be one of the best weekend beach getaways for locals and visitors alike. The province wraps around the Laguna de Bay, where waterfront bungalows and luxury condos are the perfect option for couples, families, and groups of friends exploring the Philippines. No matter which one you pick, you can bet that a mini-break in a Laguna vacation rental will mean pure relaxation, and a true escape from the hustle and the bustle of Southeast Asia's busiest cities.


Can your eyes even handle all this natural beauty?

With so much natural beauty, the majority of Laguna's top highlights can be found outside. With over 600 species, the Philippines is one of the world's best birdwatching destinations, while the local lakes and bays are perfect spots to take a swim. Go on an adventure among the caves and cascading waterfalls, or plan a night under the stars, pitching your tent at one of the many local campsites. When you need a bit of a break from the wildlife, head into your Laguna vacation rental, which will undoubtedly come with a spectacular view.


No one will judge if the only thing you pack is a swimsuit

Laguna is mostly dry from November through April, when the rains begin. From May, the wet seasons lasts for the remaining six months of the year, and can be downright torrential. The weather is definitely tropical -- hot and humid, and with little to no variation in temperature throughout the year. The upside is: you can pack light, and basically live in your swimsuit from the time you step off the plane until you sadly wave goodbye to the province.

Natural features

So much beauty, it borders on sensory overload

Situated on the southern shores of Laguna de Bay, Laguna overlooks the largest lake in the country. Mount Banahaw, an active volcano, borders the opposite end of the province, with 23 other volcanoes, many inactive, scattered throughout. Because of its proximity to Laguna de Bay, Laguna also plays host to a number of rivers and waterfalls cascading over caves. The lands of Laguna are lush and green, with tons of wildlife and hundreds of species of birds to be found. Opt for a Laguna vacation rental with a view, because you won't want to peel your eyes away from this.

Where to stay around Laguna?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 14 vacation rentals near Laguna. From 7 Houses to 2 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Laguna for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Laguna?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Laguna. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Calamba: 103 vacation rentals
  • San Pedro: 113 vacation rentals
  • Santa Rosa: 82 vacation rentals
  • Mount Makiling: 109 vacation rentals
  • Biñan: 97 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Laguna! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Laguna?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Laguna:

  • Calamba: 103 rentals
  • San Pedro: 113 rentals
  • Santa Rosa: 82 rentals
  • Biñan: 97 rentals
  • Cabuyao: 22 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Laguna?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Laguna. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mount Makiling: 109 rentals
  • Enchanted Kingdom: 472 rentals
  • Jose Rizal Shrine: 140 rentals
  • International Rice Research Institute: 31 rentals
  • University of the Philippines-Los Banos: 61 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Laguna listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.