Manila, Philippines — The daily routine in Metro Manila can be so draining and energy-consuming on some days. Not only adults can experience the city stress, but so can kids and teens. But with quick getaways near the metro that are literally a couple of hours away, we can always take a breather with our family and friends, unload the stress, rejuvenate and go back to everyday grind with a totally refreshed state.  

A healthy vacation in a healing environment is certainly ideal for a family getaway. Look no further than The Farm at San Benito in the countryside Batangas. This multi-awarded eco-luxury holistic medical wellness resort is located in Lipa, Batangas which is just a 90-minute drive from Manila. The Farm is globally recognized with over 90 prestigious international awards, including “Best Medical Wellness Resort in the World.”

At The Farm, you’ll enjoy evidence-based, holistic healing, and transformative retreats that address and treat chronic lifestyle illnesses. You’ll learn healthier lifestyle habits with your family and make unforgettable memories together. The Farm has come up with cool and creative activities for kids so that everyone can enjoy a life-changing holiday. Not only that, but families are also free to bring their pets along!

Holistic Medical Sanctuary

The Farm’s Holistic Medical Sanctuary houses internationally-trained integrative medical doctors and licensed health professionals who provide a range of treatments for adults, teens, and kids, from Cellular Health Screening, Nutritional & Fitness Assessment, Art Therapy, and more.

Healing Sanctuary Spa

Kids can also experience spa treatments like Little Prince and Princess – Choco Milk Body Scrub, Purple Bliss Body Scrub, Lullaby Massage, Hilot Musmos (Infant Massage), Teenage Earth Facial Care, Rosy Glow Facial, Happy Feet Enzymes Glow Foot Scrub, Kiddie Manicure & Pedicure, Hair Super Food Mask, and Acqua Kids Therapy. The Pure Energy Gym, equipped with Technogym, offers functional fitness for kids, teens, and adults, as well as corrective exercises supervised by our certified fitness coaches.

Acqua Hydrotherapy Sanctuary 

Make some unforgettable family memories with the Family Acqua Wellness, a two-hour bonding time through different water therapies that are helpful in producing natural happy hormones resulting in physiologic changes that are beneficial to one’s health. The 120-minute Acqua Therapy includes Hydraulic Massage Bed, Ring Water, Acqua Pressure Pools, Gentle Water Therapy, Vichy Shower, Kneipp, Jacuzzi, Blind Shower Therapy, Steam & Sauna, Cold Bucket Shower, Thermal Foot and Thermal Bed for the ultimate relaxation experience.

Family Pool Villas 

After a long day of wellness activities, you and your family can retreat to one of The Farm‘s luxury pool villas, complete with breathtaking views of the surrounding jungle and majestic mountains. The Farm introduces the first of its kind in the country, the Acacia Wellness Residences. The 420-sqm. residence is the ultimate home built with wellness in mind. A real estate innovation that inspires a holistic lifestyle anchored on wellbeing, the Acacia 4-bedroom Wellness Residences is the ideal space for family and friends to reconnect with nature, rejuvenate, and re-energize. More than your usual resort accommodation, it’s your home at The Farm.

Acacia Wellness Residences

The 281-sqm. Mahogany Luxury Residences is a 2-storey villa that can accommodate up to 7 guests, perfect for a family holiday. This villa features a 2-bedroom suite with spacious living and dining areas, gourmet and service kitchen, quarters, and an outdoor swimming pool with a gazebo dining area, all surrounded by a lush tropical landscape. The villa is also equipped with air-conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi, and a 50” Netflix ready Smart TV, a home office area, and a balcony overlooking the timeless ridges of Mt. Malarayat.

Mahogany Luxury Residences
Mahogany Luxury Residences

Fun-Filled Digital Detox Activities 

Mandala Flower Meditation

Keep your kids entertained with the many activities available at The Farm. They can enjoy nature walks, creative Mandala Flower Meditation, kid’s yoga to improve their sense of calmness and concentration, kite flying, organic farm tour and vegetable picking, pet feeding, arts & crafts, and other recreational Mindful Movements to keep them away from gadgets and enjoy nature at its best.

Kids Wellness Menu 

Savor award-winning vegan cuisine at The Farm’s ALIVE! Vegan Restaurant, which boasts of all-natural ingredients grown and hand-picked from the resort’s organic garden and prepared by highly-skilled and innovative chefs. The kids’ menu includes fresh potato fries, vegan chocolate chip cookies, banana pancakes, vegan nuggets, plant-based burger, cauliflower pizza, hash browns, healthy banana split sundae, and more. Enjoy an outdoor family picnic in the sprawling garden and secret garden while The Farm arranges everything, from setup to nutritious menus. 

The famous & delish vegan pizza at The Farm ‘s ALIVE! Vegan Restaurant
Vegan dishes at The Farm ‘s ALIVE! Vegan Restaurant

Parents seeking the ultimate getaway can indulge in The Farm‘s immersive wellness experience, with medically supervised health programs addressing and treating chronic lifestyle illnesses carried out by internationally-trained integrative medical doctors and licensed health professionals.

This summer, treat your family to a transformative wellness holiday at The Farm where luxury, wellness, and nature meet. 

Plan your visit today and discover why this award-winning resort is globally recognized as one of the best in the world. Book your wellness staycation now. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram or visit For bookings and inquiries, call +63 918 884 8080 / +63 917 572 2325 / +63 917 572 2223 /+63 917 572 2977 or send us an e-mail at [email protected].