Considered to be the food basket of Mindanao, Bukidnon is a landlocked province found in the Northern Mindanao Region. It was nicknamed as the food basket because it is one of the main producers of corn, rice, and pineapples in the region.
With the whole province being landlocked, obviously, there are no beaches to be found in this province. People usually associate tourist spots to beautiful beaches or pristine bodies of water. Little do they know that they are missing out a lot by brushing off the beauty that the mountains can give.
Bukidnon has a lot of gorgeous spots and awesome activities to offer to tourists. With its picturesque views from the mountains to the thrilling extreme rides, Bukidnon will make sure that you will never run out of things to do and places to explore.
So, what are you waiting for? Come and explore the hidden beauty of Bukidnon!
And if you’re looking for a place to stay at while exploring Bukidnon, here’s our list of the 5 Best Places to Stay in Bukidnon:
5 UNO Business Hotel & Café
A hotel that offers warm and affordable accommodation, UNO Business Hotel & Café is a well-equipped hotel in the heart of Valencia City, Bukidnon. The hotel is equipped with cozy rooms that are at par with the quality of hotels found in the metro but with rates that are much more affordable than its metro counterparts. Overall, UNO Business Hotel & Café is a decent place to stay when in Valencia City, Bukidnon.
4 Pitcher Plant Farm
Known as the main importer and producer of carnivorous plants in the country, the Pitcher Plant Farm is not your ordinary farm. The farm is not only dedicated to growing fascinating plants that kill and digest insects and small animals, it also offers overnight accommodation. With minimal lighting at the place, your nighttime stay will be lit by fireflies, glow worms, fluorescent mushrooms and of course, the moon and the stars. The whole place is also solar-powered making it an eco-friendly way for you to stay in Bukidnon. Pitcher Plant Farm is a perfect retreat for those who want to experience and become one with nature.
3 Dahilayan Forest Park Resort
Nestled at the foot of Mount Kitanglad 4,700 feet above sea level, Dahilayan Forest Park Resort is a tourist destination that offers an array of fun activities suitable for all ages. The resort is equipped with ponds, lagoons, and outdoor activities such as bumper boats, ATV adventure trails, Luge ride, and a lot more. These attractions make it the perfect place for families to bond and make lasting memories. The resort’s accommodations are also pretty good as their rooms have a certain cozy country feel to them. So, if you’re planning on taking your time off to take a vacation with your family, go ahead and check out the Dahilayan Forest Park Resort.
2 Pinegrove Mountain Lodge
Located just a few steps away from the entrance of theDahilayan Adventure Park, the Pinegrove Mountain Lodge is the perfect place to stay for adventure-seekers. The hotel offers a 20% discount in all Dahilayan Adventure Park rides to its guests. The Dahilayan Adventure Park’s attractions include the highest parajumping platform in the Philippines, Asia’s longest dual zipline, a rope course, and a lot more of thrilling rides. The value of staying in this lodge isn’t just all banked on the nearby park though. The lodge itself is also very beautiful as the whole structure was inspired by log house manors. Pinegrove Mountain Lodge is a perfect place for you if you’re seeking for that rush of adrenaline.
1 Bukidnon Country Lodge
Beautiful landscapes, an awe-inspiring view of the Del Monte Plantation, zenful greeneries – these are just some of the majestic sceneries that await you at the Bukidnon Country Lodge. Set on a plateau 1,800 feet above sea level, this lodge will surely make you drool in amazement of the scenic views of nature that it has to offer. The lodge’s interior is also up to par with the beauty of its exterior. With the place’s elegant interior design, you’ll never get tired of taking pictures when staying in this very classy lodge. If you’re looking to experience a truly exclusive getaway, you should definitely book your stay at the Bukidnon Country Lodge.
Editor’s Note: The author is the Vice President for Communications of TEAM Philippines (Tourism Educators And Movers of the Philippines), an organization of individuals and groups committed to promote the tourism industry in the Philippines.
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