With travel restrictions loosening up, more and more couples are considering destination weddings for a truly unique and memorable celebration. For your momentous milestone, make sure you don’t overlook the underrated province of Bataan.
Not only is it convenient to drive to (a mere 2.5 hours according to NLEX’s Instagram post), it is also rich with venue options that can readily bring your vision to life. From scenic mountain ranges to tranquil coves, this historic locale will certainly astound.
Below, we list down seven intimate wedding venues in Bataan:
1. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Be enamored by the grandeur of Old Manila in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. With cobblestone pathways and restored Filipino-Spanish homes, you and your spouse-to-be can begin your happily ever after surrounded by the timeless glamour of eras past. Toast to the future with cocktails aboard a balsa as you admire the astonishing heritage estate from a different perspective. For true opulence, book the stunning three-floor replica of Binondo’s first luxury hotel: Hotel De Oriente.
Location: Brgy. Ibaba, Bagac, Bataan 2107, Philippines
2. Country Pool Villas
Tucked within the Country Pool Villas property is the airy, tropical hall, Gaudette. Simple yet elegant, it has impressive, foliage-inspired ceiling décor juxtaposed against crystal chandeliers. It also has intricate stained glass panels, breaking the clean white walls for added depth that will look amazing on photos.
Venue rental starts at P40,000. Pre-pandemic, it could accommodate 200 pax.
Location: L. Dela Fuente Street, Salian, Abucay, Bataan
3. La Jolla Luxury Beach Resort
On your big day, you and your wedding bubble can enjoy both crisp mountain air and gentle ocean breeze in La Jolla Luxury Beach Resort. Nestled between the vibrant greens of the Bagac mountains and the deep blues of the West Philippine Sea, this idyllic retreat will help you and your guests relax and fully be present in your once-in-a-lifetime event. Here, you can opt to get married by the shore or in one of their well-appointed halls that can cater to parties grand and small.
Location: Km. 154 Barangay Banawang, Bagac, Bataan Philippines 2107
4. Luces Living
Luces Living is a holistic hub located in Balanga City. Apart from an eco store and a plant-based café, it also boasts of mixed-use spaces that can bring your dream nuptials to life. The glass-enclosed Surya Sun Hall is fresh and bright, with sleek lines softened by tree-like pillars, and made more eye-catching as the sun sets against vast rice fields. It also has the adjacent Chandra Moon Deck where you and your entourage can revel under the stars after.
Location: 62 Macopa Street, Monark, Upper Tuyo, Balanga City, Bataan
5. Tampay sa Sinagtala
For an exceptionally unforgettable experience, why not consider booking an entire bed and breakfast? After all, much as weddings fete the couple’s union, it is also an opportunity to celebrate with those nearest and dearest. Tampay Sa Sinagtala offers incredible mountain views, verdant landscapes, and best of all, special rates for their 22 rooms should you say your I do’s here. You can rest assured as this charming boutique accommodation is no stranger to health protocols. They recently housed GMA’s To Have and To Hold’s lock in taping as seen on Carla Abellana’s IG. For the reception itself, rates start at P20,000 for 10 guests.
Location: Brgy Tala, Orani, Bataan
6. Montemar Beach Club
For a lovely waterfront wedding in one of Bataan’s famous coves, Montemar Beach Club must not be missed. While it offers a variety of IG-worthy backdrops both indoor and outdoor, taking advantage of their spacious al fresco areas is highly recommended. Whether you choose to tie the knot with sand on your toes, or prefer dancing the night away in their sprawling courtyard, make sure to time your ceremony around golden hour. The beach club faces west allowing for majestic spectacles during sunset and even more magical photos.
Location: Sitio Pasinay, Brgy. Pag-Asa, Bagac, Bataan, 2107, Philippines
7. Rancho Bernardo Luxury Villas and Resort
In Rancho Bernardo, you can live out your fantasy of finally marrying Prince Charming. Their Chateau de Gabriel will be perfect for your regal affair. A gem of a venue, it is inspired by fine European aesthetic making the palace-like events place worthy of any royal ball. Decked with ornate details such as crown moldings and renaissance-style paintings, the space is picturesque—with or without further styling.
Location: Sitio Kakiputan, Brgy. Ibis, Bagac, Bataan 2107 Philippines
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