Famous for its historic churches in the City of Naga, the religious Peñafrancia Festival, and its spicy Bicolano dishes, one may not expect Camarines Sur to be a destination for the adventure-seeking traveler. But the province offers a variety of activities such as wakeboarding, canyoneering, and waterfall rappelling, which are perfect for thrill seekers. With the emerging extreme adventures industry in the province, Camarines Sur is slowly becoming a hub for travelers looking for that feeling of adrenaline rush.
Whether you’re off for a religious pilgrimage or if you’re searching for that dose of adrenaline rush, there’s no reason not to visit Camarines Sur. So if you’re looking for a place to stay when you’re in Camarines Sur, here are our Top 5 Places to Stay When in Camarines Sur.
5: Camsur Watersports Complex (CWC)
The CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) is the first world-class watersports complex in the Philippines and in Asia. Aside from its wide array of top-of-the-line watersports facilities that attract watersports enthusiasts all over the world, the CWC also provides pleasant accommodations for its guests. The rooms offered by the place are spacious and affordable. If you’re looking for an adventure for the long weekend, CamSurWatersports Complex is definitely for you.
4: The Carmen Hotel
The Carmen Hotel is located just off Naga City’s busy central business district. Its location is perfect for travelers who want to explore and feel the urban life in Naga. With its strategic location, the Carmen Hotel is the only hotel in Naga City that offers a vantage point to two major Peñafrancia Festival events: the Traslacion and the Fluvial Procession. The hotel is situated between Peñafrancia Avenue (part of the route for the Traslacion procession) and the Naga River (the site of the Fluvial Procession). So if you’re planning to visit Naga to enjoy the festivities of the Peñafrancia Festival, the Carmen Hotel is the best choice for your stay.
3: Villa Caceres Hotel
A Victorian-inspired hotel that transports its guests to the 19thcentury, the Villa Caceres Hotel’s elegance is incomparable. The hotel provides comfort and convenience without sacrificing class. With rooms fit for a queen, you would definitely wish that your stay in Villa Caceres will never end.
2: The Avenue Plaza Hotel
The Avenue Plaza Hotel is a boutique hotel with a 6,000-square meter area of facilities. The whole hotel just screams of elegance and sophistication. Also located at the heart of Naga City, the hotel is a convenient choice for travelers who are off to explore the heritage and tourist spots of Naga. With the quality of the hotel rooms rivaling that of world-class hotels in the Metro, the Avenue Plaza Hotel is a perfect place to stay if you’re looking to get a bang for your buck.
1: Tugawe Cove Resort
Located in Caramoan Island, an island famous for being the filming location of several seasons of the TV show Survivor, the Tugawe Cove Resort is a paradise like no other. With three types of accommodations to choose from, you can opt to stay by the lake, on the hillside, or at the hilltop. The Mediterranean vibe blended with the awe-inspiring scenery will definitely make your stay in the Tugawe Cove Resort unforgettable.