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Experience The Charm of Villa Escudero

Wednesday December 4, 2019 | Posted by Alluciatours | in Blogs

A self-contained working coconut plantation, It was founded in the 1880s by Don Placido Escudero and his wife Dona Claudia Marasigan. Originally planted to sugarcane, the crop was converted to coconut by their son Don Arsenio Escudero in the early 1900s. A pioneering agro-industrialist, he built the country’s first working hydroelectric plant to supply his dessicated coconut factory and Villa Escudero, where he and his wife Dona Rosario Adap built in 1929.

Their children opened the estate to the public in 1981. From its humble beginnings, the resort has become a prime tourist destination for locals, overseas Filipinos and a wide array of foreign visitors to the country. It has a worldwide reputation as a showcase for the Philippines’ rich cultural heritage, offering a beguiling glimpse of its history, cuisine, dress, customs and natural beauty a mere two hours away from Manila.Experience the allure of Filipino country life at Villa Escudero!
Go on a quick weekend getaway at this farm resort on an air-conditioned transfer
Relish a Filipino buffet by the flowing stream of a man-made mini waterfall
Experience a Carabao cart ride and watch performances of traditional dances and music
Marvel at the preserved plantation house, chapel, and museum of religious art

Experience the Philippines’ old plantation life and learn about its rich cultural heritage in this tour of Villa Escudero. A convenient, refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila, this farm resort offers visitors the local countryside life. Originally a coconut plantation, Villa Escudero now holds tours of their beautifully preserved plantation house, pink chapel, and museum, where the plantation owner’s impressive personal collection of religious art can befound. Your local English-speaking guide will take you to every stop onboard a carabao cart. Enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities at the nearby green river, where you can go rafting or swimming. After an afternoon dip, head to the famous Waterfall Restaurant for a Filipino buffet lunch. Arrive at the foot of a man-made mini waterfall where your lunch buffet will be served. For a better experience, visit on weekends for a beautiful presentation of traditional Filipino dances. Book a tour now and experience the allure of Filipino country life at Villa Escudero!

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