As an experienced traveler, I have had the privilege of staying in some of the best villas and private resorts in Pampanga. In this article, I’ll share my personal experiences and insights about the top places to stay in the area.
You’ll find information about the amenities, location, and customer service of each establishment, allowing you to make an informed decision on where to stay.
So if you’re planning a trip to Pampanga, sit back, relax, and let me guide you through the best villas and private resorts that this province has to offer
1. Nauvoo Farm Resort
In Magalang, Pampanga, you can find this gorgeous resort with a private swimming pool for guests only. There are cozy studio rooms to spacious private villas that can fit up to 14 people to accommodate any type of guest.
Take a moment to relax in the private pool and experience the beautiful views of Mount Arayat that surround this private pool resort in Pampanga. This breath of fresh mountain air will melt your troubles away.
While I was there, I had the opportunity to enjoy the outdoor amenities with my friend, and Nauvoo Farm Resort has basketball, volleyball, and badminton courts, perfect for some fun and friendly competition.
Not only can you bond with your family, but this is hands down one of the top Instagrammable places in Pampanga.
Only 25 kilometers from the Nauvoo Farm Resort, guests can enjoy an outdoor day at Dinosaurus Island, an exciting theme park perfect for families with children.
Address: Orchard Village, Brgy Ayala, Magalang, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 917 467 4620
2. Villa Alfredos
Only an hour and a half away from Manila, you can find Villa Alfredos – a private pool resort in San Fernando, Pampanga. This modern garden resort is beautifully situated in the tropical gardens of Pampanga.
Most accommodations here come with a spectacular private pool or garden view, providing guests with a peaceful vibe. Families love to come here to enjoy the many pools of Villa Alfredos.
There is a spacious private pool and jacuzzi for the adults to enjoy, and a fun pirate-themed pool for the kids to have fun in.
If that’s not enough, enjoy the resort’s aviary or marine aquarium and create some great memories with your family. It’s an ideal staycation with a private pool for any group.
If you prefer to spend some time outdoors then only 15 km away you will find the Sky Ranch, an amusement park in San Fernando City. You can book a full day-pass ticket and enjoy all those rides for a whole day.
Address: Purok 1, Barangay, San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 45 455 1397
3. Fabrika Villas
Fabrika Villas only opened in April of 2021, yet it has become the ultimate place to enjoy a private pool resort in Pampanga.
Located in Guagua, Pampanga, this Bali-inspired private resort provides the ultimate getaway. Once an old factory, it’s been refurbished to provide the ultimate luxury to guests.
As a guest at this place, I noticed that each villa boasts a private pool and garden area, offering the perfect spot for a relaxing floating breakfast. In addition, there is also a shared pool available for guests who prefer a bigger swimming area.
With this ultimate sense of privacy, most guests never want to leave! But, if you want a break, you can take a 2-hour drive to Anawangin Cove Pundaquit to enjoy a day by the ocean.
Address: XJFX+VM8, Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 998 555 1994
4. Mula de Victoria
This private resort in Pampanga is perfect for families who want a “home away from home,” experience. Mula de Victoria has three villas in its Sto. Tomas location.
Each villa is fully furnished with its own grilling station, a kiddie and adult private pool, and poolside benches.
Families that visit Mula de Victoria, can wake up each morning to the gorgeous greenery outside their private villa and spend the day having fun together.
There’s nothing better than bonding with family in such a beautiful space.
Address: 2P34+CVV, Santo Tomas, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 997 213 5390
5. Villa Forcado’s Resort and Water Theme Park
Situated in the relaxing city of San Fernando, Villa Forcado’s is a lovely private pool resort in Pampanga. Not only are there multiple pools for any age to enjoy, but there are also many cottages for groups to sit and bond together.
Spend some time at the grilling areas, and cook some delicious food for the family by the pool.
When the sun sets, the private pool is still open for night swimming. So, enjoy some late-night fun at the large outdoor pool, and make some unforgettable memories at Villa Forcado’s Resort.
Address: 3MC7+86J, San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 917 708 0026
6. Villa Priscilla Resort & Pavilion
Villa Priscilla Resort in Guagua, Pampanga, is a famous event space in the area to celebrate life’s most important events. If you have a birthday, wedding, etc., this is the best place in Pampanga to commemorate the occasion.
Although it’s not technically a private resort, guests can reserve the whole resort for their group’s use. The rooms have the usual amenities, but the best part about Villa Priscilla is its multiple outdoor pools and terrace space.
There is a lot of terrace space for guests to play games, chat, hold events, and bond. Guagua is also close to many of the beaches near Pampanga, so this is a great spot for those who want to take a day trip to the beach while avoiding crowds.
Address: Pampanga, Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 936 274 5812
7. Casa Las Mestizas
Casa Las Mestizas is a beautiful, family-owned private resort in San Fernando, Pampanga. This modern and chic villa is the perfect spot for a group getaway.
The villa can fit up to 10 people and is in a nice quiet space a few steps from the city. Families and friends can use the resort’s exclusive outdoor pool without having to worry about any other guests using it.
Although it’s not right next to the beach, Casa Las Mestizas is only 1.5 hours away from White Rock Beach, for a quick beach day trip.
It is one of the closest properties on this list to a Pampanga beach resort. If that isn’t enough, the resort serves all-day breakfast and Kapampangan food trays for guests to enjoy.
Address: 108 San Lorenzo st Purok 7, San Fernando, 2000 Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 968 887 7789
8. Bale Matua Private Pool Resort
Bale Matua Private Pool Resort is a great, cheap private resort in Angeles City, Pampanga. It’s in the heart of the city, so guests have a private space while being only a short walk away from all the attractions.
This Pampanga resort has four fully-furnished bedrooms that provide a home-like environment for guests. It is a wonderful, exclusive space where families can hold events, and gatherings, or just have fun!
The villa comes with a private pool and is surrounded by gazebos for guests to have fun splashing in the water, or relaxing in the shade.
If you have an extra day to spend outdoors then you should consider visiting Zoocobia Fun Zoo, located only 17km away from the resort.
Address: 197 Dama de Noche St, Angeles, 2009 Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 917 963 9959
9. RJ’s Private Pool
RJ’s Private pool is a private resort in Magalang, Pampanga for rent that is a hot spot for friend and family outings. Not only do you have a whole house to yourself, but there is also a large private pool that only your group has access to.
The large pool comes with spectacular views of the greenery of Mount Arayat, which will make you forget about all the busyness of life.
For an awesome day trip, take a 1.5-hour drive to All Hands Beach Subic and take a swim in its gentle waves. Many guests have raved about RJ’s Private Pool and say it could be the best private resort in Pampanga, ideal for a comfortable stay.
Address: Brgy. Turu, Magalang, 2011, Philippines
Phone: +63 905 253 3257
10. Bayas Resort
The family-run resort, Bayas Resort, feels just like home. Nested in the lovely trees of Mexico, Pampanga, get away from all the city noise and rest in the resort’s calming atmosphere.
During my stay at Bayas Resort, I was pleasantly surprised to find that they had not one, not two, but four swimming pools to choose from.
However, the most memorable one was the pool which was designed like a castle, which I observed kids thoroughly enjoyed during my time there.
The resort is also only an hour away from SBMA Beach, so it is a great private beach resort near Manila to stay in if you want to enjoy both mountains and beaches.
Address: 4MJC+5H7, Mexico, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 936 310 7088
11. Casa Palmera Resort and Events Place
This luxurious resort is perfectly located in Macabebe, Pampanga. Casa Palmera has two private pools for guests to enjoy – one for adults and one for children.
There is a beautiful gazebo that covers the jacuzzi providing shade while enjoying the hot, bubbling water that melts your troubles away.
Casa Palmera emphasizes providing spaces for friends and families to bond. The outdoor spaces are full of tables and chairs by the pool, so everyone can be together and chat while taking in the lovely views.
Address: 43 Apalit – Macabebe – Masantol Rd, Macabebe, Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +63 956 053 7379
12. Fairwind Private Pool
In the town of San Luis, you can find this gorgeous Pampanga farm resort that can house up to 25 people.
Only one hour away from Manila, unplug with your favorite group of people, and have an escape in nature. This private resort near Manila is located on farmland and is surrounded by mango trees and rice fields.
Every morning you will be greeted by the beautiful trees and majestic view of Mount Arayat. Fairwind Private Pool has two exclusive pools for guests to enjoy, one that is 6 feet deep and the other for children.
Spend some time bonding with family and friends at the volleyball court, basketball area, or grilling stations.
Address: Purok 1 sitio paligue Bgy, San Luis, 2014 Pampanga, Philippines
Phone: +966 4403737
13. Ville Le France
Ville Le France is an awesome spot in Arayat, Pampanga that is close to all the best attractions in Pampanga – especially Aqua Planet.
Only 22 minutes from the resort, guests can enjoy over 38 slides and water rides at the famous water park, Aqua Planet.
When not enjoying some waterpark fun, guests of Ville Le France can enjoy the private pool, balcony, and garden for a more lowkey experience.
The pools light up at night so that the fun doesn’t have to end when the sun sets.
Address: LOT 007, Purok 1, Barangay Baliti, Arayat Pampanga, 2012 Arayat, Philippines
With the stressful few years we have all experienced, a nice break sounds delightful. In Pampanga, you can find a retreat from all the stresses and worries of life, and enjoy being out in nature.
If you are looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of Manila, take a short drive from Manila to one of the towns in Pampanga! Or you can take a bus from Manila to Pampanga and get there in under 2 hours with just 150 PHP.
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