Seeking a one-of-a-kind getaway? Perhaps a dreamy and tranquil escape up in the sky is just what you need! Take a two-hour drive to Tanay, Rizal and book a staycation at House of Clouds Tanay, an idyllic accommodation nestled amid a sea of clouds. Here, you can simply kick back, relax, and immerse yourself in nature as you live off the grid. Keep on reading to get a glimpse of what awaits you!
What to know about House of Clouds Tanay
“Witnessing a sea of clouds” has been a steady prop on many travellers’ bucket lists; fortunately, the Philippines has a good number of spots for this refreshing activity. But usually, finding a sea of clouds entails rising at dawn, driving long off-road tracks, and hiking mid-level mountains.
This is why House of Clouds boasts a convenience that sets it apart from the rest of “sea of clouds” destinations. Located in Barangay Laiban in Tanay, Rizal, the clifftop vacation rental is only two hours away from Metro Manila.
How to get there
The hosts admit that the trail going to House of Clouds Tanay may be challenging on rainy days. You have to either trek for 10 to 20 minutes or drive a 4×4 vehicle to reach the spot. However, either option can be “an added adventure, depending on your point of view.”
Alternatively, you can park your car near the Martessem Mountain Resort, which you can find on Waze. From there, book their habal-habal or a 4×4 vehicle (₱150 per pax) that will bring you straight to the property. Guests say the ride in itself is an experience you can’t miss.
Rates and inclusions
If you want the best deal, book House of Clouds on a weekday. From Monday to Thursday, they charge an overnight rate of ₱7,500 for seven to eight pax and ₱5,500 for one to two pax. Meanwhile, Friday and Sunday rates are at ₱8,500 for eight pax and below. For Saturdays and Holidays, they charge an overnight rate of ₱11,800 for eight pax and below. Each additional guest will have to pay an excess fee of ₱500.
Regardless of the date, House of Clouds Tanay only offers one exclusive house in the whole place. You get private use of the entire area, complete with features and amenities that include:
- One bonfire set
- Board games and drinking cards
- Cooking equipment and kitchen utensils
- A charcoal stove and barbecue griller (a gas stove is also available for rent)
- Additional tents as needed
Besides witnessing the sea of clouds from the hanging spider net, guests can also stargaze, chase waterfalls, and swim at the nearby Laiban River.
All images credited to House of Clouds Tanay | Official Facebook Page