Villa Escudero was founded in the 1880s as a coconut and sugar cane plantation by Don Placido Escudero and Dona Claudia Marasigan. Today, the estate is a popular destination for tourists worldwide, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Philippines.
At Villa Escudero, there’s something for everyone. Take a stroll through our museum, featuring one of the largest private collections of world antiquities in the country. Immerse yourself in the Philippine Experience Show, a vibrant celebration of the country’s cultural heritage. Relax on a native bamboo raft as you glide along the tranquil river. Explore our lush surroundings and spot native bird species. Or simply unwind by taking a refreshing dip in our pool.
Book your day trip at Villa Escudero today and experience the allure of Filipino country life for yourself.
Meet the driver at your hotel and take a scenic 2-hour drive south of bustling Metro Manila to Villa Escudero. Nestled in a lush coconut plantation, this historic villa offers a glimpse into old plantation life with its charming pastoral grove.
Explore the estate in style aboard a cart pulled by a carabao (water buffalo), serenaded by a talented local band. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the villa’s museum, showcasing the family’s fascinating collection of historical, religious, and cultural artifacts dating back to pre-Hispanic times. Lunch will be served at the restaurant adjacent to the artificial waterfall. After lunch, you will be transferred back to Manila.