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Villa Escudero Coconut Plantation

Villa Escudero Coconut Plantation Day Trip from Manila

Manila, Philippines
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8 hours (Approx.)


Up to 4 days

Activity Time

9:00 AM




Villa Escudero Coconut Plantation

Escape the hustle and bustle of Manila on a day trip to Villa Escudero Plantations, an idyllic coconut farm situated in the lush countryside outside the capital. Enjoy fun activities like water buffalo-powered cart rides, and learn about Filipino culture thanks to an on-site museum and live local music performances. You’ll also savor a delicious lunch at the Labasin Dam, enjoying your meal in front of the burbling waters flowing from the dam’s spillway. This Villa Escudero visit also includes round-trip transport from selected hotels in Manila, entrance fees, and a local guide.


  • Villa Escudero Plantations day trip from Manila with a knowledgeable local guide
  • Ride a water buffalo-drawn cart through the plantation, located in the beautiful countryside
  • Browse interesting historical and cultural artifacts at the plantation’s museum
  • Enjoy a unique dining experience at the base of a calm dam spillway
  • Spend time swimming in the spring-fed pools


  • Included:
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off on selected hotels only
  • Excluded:
  • Gratuities

Activity's Location

Manila, Philippines


What To Expect
Discover a different side to life in the Philippines during this day trip to the beautiful Villa Escudero coconut farm, enjoying a variety of fun-filled activities and a chance to immerse yourself in Filipino culture during your visit. This 2,000-acre (800-hectare) estate offers a wealth of cultural activities that will help you introduce you to the daily rhythms of life outside the capital.

Begin your excursion with pick up from your Manila or Makati City hotel. Check with your tour operator for exact timing, as some pickups will commence prior to this time. Drive south of Manila towards Villa Escudero, where you'll spend the day enjoying a range of typical activities.

Hop aboard one of the farm's carts with your guide for a swing around the plantation pulled by carbao (Filipino water buffalo), enjoying local music during your ride. As you move around the grounds, keep your eyes peeled for the farm's Spanish-style horse-drawn carriage, along with its collection of cannons and planes that date from World War II. Then head inside the plantation museum, where you'll learn about the history, religion, and culture of the area, as told by the Escudero family's large collection of artifacts.

When you start to get hungry, head to your idyllic lunch spot, set with bamboo dining tables along the picturesque spillway found at Labasin Dam, the country's oldest hydroelectric plant. Tuck into a buffet meal of local favorites like grilled tilapia, kaldereta (meat stew with tomato sauce and potatoes), as you cool your feet in the spillway's sparkling waters. After lunch, sit back, relax, and enjoy this beautiful cascade, or take a dip in the villa's spring-fed pools.

Finish your trip with a return drive back to your hotel in Manila or Makati City.
Additional Info
- Wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
- All Cancellations made 4 Days prior to the Tour departure time NO charges will be applicable
- If Cancellation made within 5 Days to your Tour departure time 100% charges will be applicable
- If eligible for Refund your Amount will be returned back to your Account within 7 working days
Price and Availability
- Check the availability calendar to see starting times and offers


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