Villa Escudero Php1988.00

Visit Villa Escudero  A premiere Eco-Tourism Resort that showcases the Philippines' cultural heritage Located in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines



Villa Escudero Package Inclusions :
  • Round trip A/C Van transfer (Manila - Laguna-Manila)
  • Photo stop at Sampaloc Lake in San Pablo, Laguna
  • Welcome drink
  • Carabao cart ride
  • Lunch at the Villa Escudero's waterfalls
  • Use of out door recreational facilities 
Tour rate :

  • Php1988/person - If you want to join our SCHEDULED TOUR. You will be joining other Tourist in the travel. No minimum number of persons.
    • May 28, 2011
    • June 4, 2011

For your own scheduled special date tours:
  • Php1988/person (for a group of 12)
  • Php2188/person (for a group of 10)
  • Php2388/person (for a group of 8)
  • Php2688/person (for a group of 6)
  • Php3188/person (for a group of 4)
  • Php5188/person (for a group of 2) 

Villa Escudero Sample Tour Itinerary :
0600: Departure from Manila
0800: Photo Stop at San Pablo's lake, Breakfast (at client's account)
0900: Arrival at Villa Escudero, Visit the museum, Carabao cart ride, swim or do river rafting
1200: Lunch at the Labasin waterfalls restaurant
1400: Cultural show (only from Friday to Sunday & Holidays)
1600: Departure from Villa Escudero
1900: Arrival in Manila

Contact Information:
Travel Philippines
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Mobile # 09228536750 or Landline (02)3423312


Villa Escudero Plantations is 800 hectares (2,000 acres) of working coconut plantation and hacienda located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the city of San Pablo, Laguna province on the border with Quezon province in the Philippines. Since 1981, the plantation has opened its doors as a resort offering village tours, museum tour, food and accommodations. It has developed a worldwide reputation as a focal point to experience Philippine culture and history in a beautiful rural setting.

The plantation encompasses three municipalities in two provinces: San Pablo City in Laguna and the towns of Tiaong, and Dolores in Quezon province. The entrance to the resort is located just a few feet from the Laguna/Quezon boundary arch.[3]

Villa Escudero Plantations was founded in 1872 by Don Placido Escudero and his wife Doña Claudia Marasigan. Originally planted to sugar cane, the crop was converted to coconut by their son Don Arsenio Escudero in the early 1900s. A pioneering agriculture industrialist, he built the country’s first working hydroelectric plant - Labasin Dam - to supply his desiccated coconut factory and the Escudero Plantation house, which he and his wife Doña Rosario Adap built in 1929.[4]

The plantation was opened to the public in 1981 as a tourist attraction, offering glimpses of plantation life. The family's eclectic private collection was presented as a Museum tour. Carabao cart ride takes visitors to the resort area, surrounded by park-like setting while being serenaded by locals. Dining is offered in a very unique al fresco restaurant where the dining tables are situated below the spillway of the hydroelectric dam (or the 'Labasin waterfalls') while diners enjoy their lunch dipped in the flowing calf-deep water.[2] Later attractions include an authentic live cultural dance show choreographed by National Artist Ramon Obusan, performed with live music. The resort has since expanded offering accommodations, more restaurants, sports facilities, and a conference center.

In 2008, 415 hectares (1,030 acres), more than half of the estate, was converted into an exclusive residential development called Hacienda Escudero.

The Escudero's are a well-known family in Quezon since the late 1800s. The museum contains the private collections of the family from their local travels and around the world. It was started by Arsenio and Rosario Escudero and passed on to the living generations of the family. The assorted collections include, among others, religious artifacts, Chinese porcelain, antique furniture, ethnic clothing, relics from Second World War, clothes of Philippine presidents, butterfly collections, up to Jose Rizal's letters in his slumbook. In 1987, the extensive collection was moved and showcased in the church of the plantation. A trip of the museum is a must to Philippine history enthusiasts and is included with the admission.

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