Plan Your Philippine Festivals Itinerary For February 2018

Here in the Philippines, every month brings a new set of festivals. If you’re coming from out of town, book your hotel as early as possible to avoid running out of lodging!

Get up to 40% off on all your festival accommodations until February 8 at! Just pay with your Maya VISA card upon checkout to qualify.

*All prices as of January 26, 2018.

 Pamulinawen Festival

Laoag, Ilocos Norte

February 1 to 4, 2018

 Pamulinawen is held on the first week of February in honor of the province’s patron, St. William. It celebrates everything that makes Laoag special, from the camaraderie of its people to the iconic kalesa.

                                              Photo courtesy of Blauearth


Where to stay:

1. Isabel Suites in General Segundo Avenue, Laoag City

Located right in the city center, Isabel Suites is a prime hotel with air-conditioned rooms, free private parking, cable TV, and free WiFi.

Booking their two-person Queen room for a night costs P1,450, including free breakfast for two.

2. Rose Hotel in Nangalisan, Laoag City

This hotel in the city center is guaranteed to put you near the festivities. Their two-person Deluxe Queen Room is available at P1,800 per night, and comes with a kitchenette, air-conditioning, a private bathroom, free WiFi, and breakfast per guest.

The upper floors of the hotel are only accessible via stairs, so take that into consideration before booking.

3. UKL Ever Resort Hotel in Barangay 46, Laoag City

This hotel is located roughly 2.2 kilometers from the city center, and a one-person room will cost you P892.65 per night. This booking comes with tons of freebies: breakfast, access to the outdoor pool, WiFi, cable, and public parking.

View more hotel accommodations in Laoag!


 22nd Philippine Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Clark, Pampanga

February 8 to 11, 2018

 This two-decade-old aviation event is marketed as a two-day celebration of “everything that flies.” This year’s run at the Omni Aviation Complex will feature a hot air balloon show, aerobatic exhibitions, and the on-ground Fiesta Fly Market.

If you’re visiting from out of town, be sure to purchase your entrance tickets online and read the official Visitor’s Guide before you go!

Photo courtesy of Philippine News Agency via Northbound Philippines


Where to stay:

1. Rumi Apartelle Hotel in Angeles, Pampanga

This hotel is in a prime location just 4.3 kilometers away from the festival grounds, and offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

For P1,260 per night, you can book a Standard Double Room with a queen-sized bed plus free parking, breakfast, and WiFi. Did we mention the entire hotel is pet-friendly?

2. Red Planet Angeles City in Angeles, Pampanga

This top-rated hotel charges just P1,566.63 per night for a Double Room with a two-person bed, a fully-furnished private bathroom, on-site parking, and free WiFi.

It’s a clean, comfortable, and a safe option for those looking to spend a few days exploring Angeles City beyond the festival.

3. Hotel EurAsia in Angeles, Pampanga

This hotel is located in front of the local SM mall. It’s known for its spacious compound, which houses a garden, two swimming pools, and a bar and restaurant.

Their Superior Twin Room with two twin beds, free WiFi, air conditioning, and a private bathroom costs just P1,218 per night. It’s important to note that their upper floors are only accessible via stairs.

View more hotel and guest accommodations in Clark, Pampanga!


 Panagbenga Festival
Baguio City
February 1 to March 4, 2018


Panagbenga is more popularly referred to as “the Baguio Flower Festival” and “the Season of Blooming.” It lasts until the first Sunday of March and is known for the parade of floats featuring different types of flowers from Baguio’s flower industry.

Photo courtesy of Artemio Dumlao via PhilStar

Where to stay:

1. Prevera Homes at Megatower Residence 1, Baguio City

This accommodation is a fully-furnished, wheelchair-accessible private apartment for rent near Session Road. It can house a maximum of four people and has amenities like free WiFi, satellite TV, and free toiletries.

Book it now at just P3,500 per night! You can also reserve an on-site parking slot for just P150 per day.

2. Beey Ed Baguio in Barangay Lualhati, Baguio City

This fully-furnished studio apartment for rent is located in the Egi Albergo Residences within the Beey Ed Baguio compound.

It can house a party of four for just P2,800 per night. The booking includes free WiFi, free parking, and easy access to the nearby spa, golf course, and horseback riding range (additional charges apply).

3. The Courtyards Goshen in Leonila Hill, Baguio City

This fully-furnished, two-bedroom apartment rental can house up to six people. It’s entirely wheelchair accessible, and pets are allowed access to the rooms on request (additional charges apply).

For P3,900 per night, you get two twin beds, two queen beds, one sofa bed, a private bathroom, free parking, and access to the outdoor swimming pool. A fully refundable deposit of P1,000 is required upon check-in for incidental charges.

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