10 Camping Sites in the Philippines You Should Visit

camping sites in the philippines

Camping is a great way to reconnect with nature, and setting up your tent in the middle of nowhere is quite exciting, isn’t it? It’s even more thrilling if you choose to camp in a location known for its beauty, like the Philippines.

In this article, we provide guides for each spot and even driving directions to help you find your way. Plus, we’ve included some camp spots  near Manila for your convenience and updated rates! Check out these best camping sites in the Philippines that you should include in your destination list.

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1. Kaliraya Surf Kamp

1. Kaliraya Surf Kamp

Image Credit: Kaliraya Surf Kamp Facebook page

Kaliraya Surf Kamp, situated near Caliraya Lake in Laguna, is an ideal spot for camping, suitable for both enthusiasts and beginners. Set up your tent by the lakeside for a refreshing experience. There’s ample parking available if you’re bringing a vehicle. 

Activities such as jet ski, speedboat, and kayak rentals are offered for a small fee. Basic amenities like restrooms and running water are provided, and what we appreciate about this campground is its pet-friendly nature, so your furry friends are welcome too!

Barangay West Talaongan, Cavinti, Lumban, 4103

Kaliraya Surf Kamp Rates:

Entrance Fee:

  • Day Camp: Php 100 per person
  • Overnight: Php 200 per person

Parking Fee:

  • Php 100 per car (free for motorcycles & bicycles)

Tent Pitching Fee (if you bring your own tent):

  • Small tent (1-2 pax): Php 100
  • Medium tent (3-4 pax): Php 200
  • Big tent (5 pax and up): Php 300

Tent Rental:

  • Small tent with rubber mat: Php 800
  • Medium tent: Php 1,500

Open Nipa Hut Rental:

Without faucet:

  • Day Camp: Php 600
  • Overnight: Php 1,200

With faucet:

  • Day Camp: Php 800
  • Overnight: Php 1,500


  • Php 300 per set

Kayak Rental:

  • Php 400 per hour, good for 2 people, includes life vest.

Click here for driving direction

2. Mapanuepe Lake

Mapanuepe Lake car camping

Image credit: Rayven Bragado

Mapanuepe Lake in San Marcelino, Zambales, provides a peaceful getaway surrounded by greenery, similar to New Zealand. Perfect for nature lovers looking to escape city life, there are no commercial establishments, giving visitors plenty of room to relax and enjoy outdoor activities. Disconnect from technology and enjoy simple pursuits like fishing, boating, or gathering around a campfire with friends.

Lake Mapanuepe in Zambales is a rising tourist destination. It’s great for family trips and laid-back camping. Getting there is a bit of a challenge, but it’s worth it. You can join group tours from Manila that cover transport, boat rides, and tent stays.

Barangay Aglao, San Marcelino, Zambales, Philippines

Package Tour:
1 person – start at P899 (around USD16.00)


  • Shuttle from Manila to Zambales
  • Boat transfer
  • Tent Accommodation

Tent Rental – Php350.00/night

  • Parking Fee (Overnight) – P600
  • Day Tour – P300
  • Environmental fee – P5
  • CR Fee – P5 to P10

Click here for driving directions

3. Taal Lake Yacht Club

Taal Lake Yacht Club

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Taal Lake Yacht Club

Image credit: Taal Lake Yacht Club Facebook page

Campers seeking excitement at Taal Lake Yacht Club in Talisay, Batangas, are in for a treat. Pitch your tent on their scenic grounds and dive into thrilling activities like sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, and picnicking. Nestled on the shores of Taal Lake, the club offers stunning views. Bring your tent or let the club know in advance if you need to rent one (limited availability). It’s a straightforward invitation to a lakeside adventure with no frills.

Santa Maria, Talisay 6045, Batangas

Entrance fee:
P300 (~USD5.41) per head

Tent for Rent:
Max 2 persons – P500, ~USD9.05 per night


  • Campsite only – Php 100 per day
  • Rent a 4-man tent – P 500 per night
  • Open Cabana – P400 per day
  • Entry fee – PHP 300/person/dog/ day consumable on equipment.

4. 3 Springs Mountain Park

3 springs mountain park entrance

Image credit: 3springsmountainpark.com


Image credit 3 Springs Mountain Park via Instagram

This place is a perfect nature retreat just a short drive from Manila at 3 Springs Mountain Park. Nestled in Tanay, Rizal, this campsite near Manila offers a quick getaway amidst lush green landscapes and breathtaking views of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range.

Ideal for day-trippers, as well as companies or schools looking for nature-based team-building, 3 Springs is the best place for camping activity for families and friends to enjoy. Embrace the outdoors by camping under the stars, complete with facilities like a multi-purpose hall, open spaces, shower facilities, and a refreshing spring water pool.

Escape the city hustle and immerse yourself in the tranquility of 3 Springs Mountain Park, a haven for nature lovers just a couple of hours away from Manila.


KM 56 Marcos Highway, Brgy. Cuyambay, Tanay, Philippines

3 Springs MP Rates

  • Day Pass: P300 per person (open for walk-in from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

3 Spring MP Inclusion:

  • Enjoy open spaces.
  • Explore nature trails.
  • Utilize the multipurpose hall.
  • Relax in gazebos.
  • Use tables and chairs.
  • Take a dip in the swimming pool.
  • Access restrooms and shower facilities.


0917 132 5720 / [email protected]

Click here for directions

5. BLOC Camp Site

BLOC Camp Site

Image Credit BLOC Camp Site via Facebook

This campsite resembles one of my dreams, and I was amazed by how exceptional it is. Not only that, if you’re a fan of the tiny house movement, the campsite is renowned for its unique cube houses. BLOC Camp Site is nestled in Cavinti, Laguna, right beside Sierra Lake. Despite their cube houses, they also offer tent rentals, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the experience.

BLOC Camp site Philippines

Image Credit BLOC Camp Site via Facebook

BLOC Camp Site is Laguna’s first Glamping spot. They offer floating tents for solo or couple adventurers, and group tents for friends. While group tent bookings are currently closed, stay updated through their website or by reaching out directly. Activities include bonfires and water adventures like boat rides on the lake.

To get there from Manila, take a bus to Sta. Cruz, Laguna, and get off at the boundary of Sta. Cruz and Pagsanjan. Then, catch a jeep to Cavinti and alight at the Cavinti jeepney terminal. From there, take another jeep to Brgy. Bukal. Once you’re in the barangay, ask the locals for directions to BLOC Camp Site.


Brgy. Bukal, Bukal-Cansuso Road, Cavinti 4013, Laguna


0936 969 9644

CAMP T-House Rates:

Weekday Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P1999
  • AC Units Base Price – P2999
  • Additional Pax – +P999/pax

Weekend Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P2499
  • AC Units Base Price – P3999
  • Additional Pax – +P999/pax

REST T-House Rates:

Weekday Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P1999
  • AC Units Base Price – P2999
  • Additional Pax – +P999/pax

Weekend Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P2999
  • AC Units Base Price – P3999
  • Additional Pax – +P999/pax

NEST T-House Rates:

Weekday Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P1499
  • AC Units Base Price – P2499
  • Additional Pax – +P499/pax

Weekend Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P2499
  • AC Units Base Price – P3999
  • Additional Pax – +P499/pax

FARM T-House Rates:

Weekday Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P1499
  • Additional Pax – +P499/pax

Weekend Rates:

  • Fan Units Base Price – P2499
  • Additional Pax – +P499/pax

6. Sirao Peak (Cebu, Philippines)

Sirao Peak

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If you enjoy trekking, Sirao Peak in Cebu is the perfect camping spot for you! Situated 700 MASL (meters above sea level), it’s a popular destination for a one-night camping adventure. Experience sleeping under the stars and enjoy a breathtaking view of the city lights at night.

How to get there?
The easiest way to get there is by taking a habal-habal or motorcycle taxi from JY Square Lahug. Just tell the driver you’re going to Sirao Peak. 

Start your hiking adventure on Budlaan Trail for a scenic stroll alongside rivers and waterfalls. Once you’re ready for a bit more challenge, tackle the Backdoor Trail to descend from the peak. Easy trails make it perfect for beginners to enjoy the mountain’s beauty!

Mount Sibugay or Sirao Peak, Brgy. Sibugay, Cebu City

Entrance fee – Php 25.00

Bring your tent

Click here for directions.

If you love mountain hiking, you can check our article about The Best Hiking Places in the Philippines.

7. Silent Sanctuary Reserve Campgrounds

Silent Sanctuary Reserve Campgrounds

Image credit: silentsactuaryph Facebook page

Silent Sanctuary Reserve Campground in Cavinti, Laguna, has become a new campsite garnering attention on social media. Originally initiated as an advocacy project by Overland Kings to support the DEAF School in Caliraya, it features four vehicle-dependent campsites, making it one of the premier car camping destinations in the Philippines. Visitors can indulge in nearby lake activities and enjoy amenities such as showers, restrooms, and a gazebo. It serves as a secure outdoor retreat for adventurers and campers alike, boasting five distinct camping areas to choose from. All proceeds contribute to supporting the DEAF Inc. School, aiding deaf Filipinos in achieving their goals.


Cavinti, Laguna

Silent Sanctuary Rates:

  • Admission: ₱500 per person
  • Clubhouse Parking: ₱1000 per vehicle
  • Mountain View or Grasslands Parking: ₱1500 per vehicle
  • Island or Lakeview Parking: ₱2000 per vehicle
  • Car with Trailer: ₱3000
  • Kids 12 years and below: Free

Click here for directions

8. Anawangin Cove, Zambales

Anawangin Cove Facebook

Image Credit Anawangin Cove via Facebook

Anawangin Cove in San Antonio, Zambales, just a few hours from Metro Manila, is a great spot for camping and escaping city life stress. Surrounded by trees and mountains, it offers clear turquoise waters for swimming and snorkeling. Bringing your own tent should be in your camping checklist or you can rent one starting at P500 (~USD9.05) per night.


Anawangin Cove, San Antonio 2206, Zambales

Anawangin Cove Amenities:

  • Picnic tables
  • Public restroom
  • Restroom
  • Volleyball court

Anawangin Cove Rates


  • 1 to 2 guests: P1,100.00 per person
  • 3 to 5 guests: P800.00 per person
  • 6 to 10 guests: P600.00 per person
  • 11 and above: P550.00 per person
  • Children (5 years old and below): Free of charge


  • Roundtrip Boat Transfer
  • Tent Accommodation (2 pax per tent)
  • Island hopping to Capones (20 to 30 mins if the weather permits)
  • Sightseeing of Camara Island
  • Trekking
  • Cooking Utensils and Charcoal

Overnight with Meals

  • P1,100.00/ head
  • Additional fee on roundtrip boat transfer for:
  • 2 guests: P2,500.00
  • 3 to 5 guests: P1,500.00
  • 6 to 9 guests: P1,000.00
  • Children (5 years old and below): Free of charge


  • Roundtrip Boat Transfer
  • Tent Accommodation (2 pax per tent)
  • Island hopping to Capones (20 to 30 mins if the weather permits)
  • Sightseeing of Camara Island
  • Trekking
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9. Minalungao National Park

Minalungao National Park

Photo Credit: Klienne Eco

Minalungao National Park sides

Photo Credit: Kristine Joy Anne Capistrano

If you’re near Manila and looking for a cool getaway, check out Minalungao National Park in Nueva Ecija. Think big rocks, clear river water, and tons of space to explore—over 2,000 hectares, to be exact.

It’s not just pretty; it’s family-friendly too. You can grill by the river, swim, raft, or even try cliff diving if you’re up for it.

And if you’re into camping, they’ve got spots for that too. Just ask the park staff if you need any help, they’re friendly and happy to assist.


Sitio Minalungao, Brgy. Pias, General Tinio, Nueva Ecija


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entrance Fee:

  • Students – P20.00 
  • Adults – P50.00

Minalungao National Park Rates

  • Entry: Just 100 pesos, kids and seniors get in free.
  • Parking: 50 pesos for the whole day.
  • Cottages: Grab one for 300-500 pesos, all day.
  • Bamboo Raft: Enjoy for 600 pesos, good for 4 hours.
  • Grill: Rent for 50 pesos.
  • Life Vest: Stay safe for 200 pesos.
  • Comfort Room: Access for 10 pesos.
  • Zipline: Thrill for 100 pesos, one way.


Message directly to their Facebook page

Click here for driving directions

10. Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort

Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort

Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort via Facebook

Head to Silanguin Cove in Zambales for a peaceful retreat. Tucked amidst beautiful red mountains and pine trees, Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort is one of the luxurious glamping sites in the Philippines. With its tranquil ambiance, it’s the ideal place to relax and commune with nature.

Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort

Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort via Facebook

At the resort, you’ll find cozy accommodation options including tents and a restaurant serving delicious continental and à la carte breakfast. Take advantage of the private parking and enjoy the resort’s terrace, garden, and shared lounge area for relaxation.

Conveniently located just 28 kilometers from Olongapo and 15 kilometers from Subic Bay Airport, Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort is an accessible retreat for those seeking a peaceful escape.

Puerto Silanguin Beach Camping Resort Pundaquit Philippines

Boat fees

  • Round trip for 4-6 people without going to Camara Island: Php 2,500.
  • Round trip for 4-6 people including a side trip to Camara Island: Php 3,000.
  • Entrance fee to the cove: Php 150 per person.

0917 157 8502

[email protected]

Start exploring the best camping sites in the Philippines today!

Camping in the Philippines is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in nature and create lasting memories. Choosing the right camping destination is key to a safe and enjoyable experience. Prioritizing safety, sustainability, and respect for the environment ensures that these camping sites remain havens of beauty and tranquility for years to come. So, pack your gear, embrace the wilderness, and embark on a journey of discovery amidst the breathtaking camping destinations in the Philippines. Happy camping!

Jessie Bongolo

Hi there! I’m Jessie Bongolo, an online freelancer who loves to roam around rather than slouching in a chair all day. You can usually find me wandering in the Philippines, taking pictures of nature and writing about all my adventures.

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