Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar… what is this place?
I imagined it to be an old, quaint town inhabited by people that just enjoyed living life this way. Little did I know, that this place was a recreated space of make believe!
It was absolutely beautiful …. and as my daughter calls it.. “Instagram worthy”!
Las Casas De Acuzar has been around for several years now, and boasts of its majestic collection of original homes transported from the 18th century!
There are so many activities to keep the family busy (aside from the numerous spots to take photos in, as you can see..)
There are walking tours, street shows & entertainment, restaurants, a kalesa and river cruise, among others.
Even the little one enjoyed… I think I made a good decision to bring his stroller. We did A LOT of walking!
The purpose of the tour was to give us the historical background of each home… including this one, which was one of the locations in the movie Heneral Luna.
You can also relax and enjoy the fresh water pool..
…or maybe hang out by the beach. Waves are extra big though so they don’t allow it all the time.
If you’d rather go around and take pictures, you can do that too! Look at these cuties!
They also have a studio where you can rent costumes and roleplay. Sadly we didn’t find time to do so.
Oh! I forgot to mention where we stayed.
We chose the hotel which is apparently one of the newest ones here. We got the Family suite which was about P8,000+ per night.
Not too shabby ey?
This was our balcony!
And check out the bathroom!
You also have the option to stay in a house for a full blown eerie experience! Haha Just kidding.
No but really, you can rent an entire home for about P80,000 all the way to about P150,000 per night. ( a bit crazy but apparently some people do)
Or you could opt for a loft type of room as well. There’s a wide range to choose from.
Now going back to eerie… haha! You might wanna check this out. This structure was actually the first UP school.
If you watched my IG stories, I actually entered several rooms on my own! Haha.
The sunset, on the other hand was absolutely stunning! We sat down by the garden and munched on bibingka and fish balls! Pure pinoy style!
This was dinner at the Italian Restaurant- La Bella Teodora, complete with a live string quartet for that extra romantic feel.
This was definitely a unique and wonderful experience for everyone!
Before I forget, to get around- it’s not all just through walking… there are jeepneys to take you.
If not, there’s the tram, which the kids really enjoyed. (This was parked, don’t worry! It was all an act! Haha.)
Another option would be the golf cart rentals, which cost P650/ hour. You’ll also need to provide your license and a P1,500 deposit.
Definitely a good place to go with the family no matter how big of a group you are! There is so much room. After all it is only about 400 hectares.
Did I mention that it only takes 3 hours to get there from Alabang? Find it on waze- super easy.
Here’s to new discoveries and fun road trips with the family! My newfound passion is to find these places and share them with you!
Photos: all taken with my Iphone 7 Plus
Location: Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar, Bagac, Bataan