There’s a good chance that you have heard about The Farm at San Benito. Angel Locsin and her BFF Bubbles Paraiso frequent this sanctuary. Yeng Constantino and Yan Asuncion loved it so much they even made a Vlog about their experience staying at one of the The Farm's villas. Maja Salvador and Piolo Pascual spent a few days here separately to detox. It was even featured on the Eugene Domingo-led movie Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is Not Enough!
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What makes this quaint sanctuary in the foot of Mt. Malarayat in Lipa, Batangas a popular spot for celebrities? It's relaxing at best. The Farm is located at what used to be a coconut and coffee plantation. It's surrounded by everything you would expect in a nature-themed resort: rivers, ponds, trees, gardens, and birds chirping for added ambiance.
Spanning 119 hectares of lush greenery (the actual resort is 10 hectares big), The Farm was built with one objective in mind: to let guests to"embrace their inner peace" through a holistic relaxation experience consisting of spa treatments, wellness programs, and organic food.
It's no surprise with why The Farm was hailed as "one of the top wellness resorts in Asia." Spending a day or two here will definitely recharge you. Next to the flora and fauna flowing through the resort's 33 villas, everything here is fresh and organic—from the meals served to the resort's exclusive toiletries.
The word "getaway" seems to have been invented here, don't you think so, too?
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Banner photograph from Angel Locsin's Instagram account.