It’s summer and along with the blazing heat that comes with the season, employees look forward to company outings and team building activities. It’s a great opportunity to hold an event that shows appreciation for the employees and build rapport among colleagues.
This article features 23 of the best company summer outing venues in the country that are well suited to promote fun, bonding and relaxation among your valued employees.
1. Clearwater Beach Resort
Clark, San Fernando Pampanga
Situated in the fast-growing district of Clark, Pampanga, Clearwater is one of the top beach resorts near Manila for company outings. It’s an upscale resort that offers ultimate relaxation for guests. Let employees enjoy the white-sand beach, clear lagoon and swimming pool to ease the heat and fulfill your craving for wanderlust. Its 5-hectare Brunello Gardens is an open field lined with old Acacia trees where your team can hold outdoor activities.
2. Aliya Surf Camp and Resort
If your team is into surfing, then head over Baler, Aurora. Aliya Surf Camp is the best place to learn surfing. They have instructors and surfboards to handle beginners. And at the end of the day, you will enjoy their clean and comfortable beachside accommodation. When morning comes, you can treat your employees to enjoy a warm traditional breakfast at their restaurant overlooking the beautiful seascape.
3. Dona Jovita Garden Resort
Relieve office stress and energize your team in a relaxing garden resort at Dona Jovita Garden Resort in Calamba Laguna. This garden resort at the foot of Mt. Maria Makiling boasts of its relaxing hot spring and spa. Your team can also take a dip in the swimming pools and jacuzzis. The place also offers facilities for group sporting activities like basketball, badminton, and even horseback riding. If your group wants adventure, you can play airsoft, obstacle course, rappelling and zipline too.
Test out your team’s endurance and strength with adrenalin pumping obstacle course and trails at the Tanay Adventure Camp. This is a unique place for your team to bond together for an adventure. The camp offers wide range of activities including ziplines, wall climb, rope and obstacle course, rappelling course, water trekking, paragliding, paintball and swimming. This venue is also ideal for team building activities.
5. Crystal Beach Resorts
San Narciso, Zambales
Crystal Beach Resort in Zambales is just a 4 hour drive north of Manila. Let your employees enjoy swimming or brave the waves for a surfing activity. The huge bay and land offers a campsite. If your team loves the outdoor and would like to have a bonfire to cap off the outing, the resort is very ideal for these activities. Check out this article by Pinoy Adventurista to know how they enjoyed the place.
Sta. Rosa, Laguna
Camp Nuvali is the newest outdoor adventure and team building venue in Laguna. Another Ayala Land project, this place is a new go-to place for the best activities for your team. It is complete with all kinds of adventures and obstacle course from Aerial walk to Rope Courses, to Adventure Tower and Free Fall. After a packed day, your team can rest and meditate at the Green & Patches area within the camp. It’s a zone within the camp for eco-friendly activities, and center for art and meditation.
This vast resort at the green hills of Sierra Madre is a great place for vacation. While it offers no seascape, it is complete with accommodation, swimming pool and outdoor adventures like zip line, rappel, wall climbing, ATV, and mudslide.
Escape the tiring and stressful city and spend the weekend with your colleagues at Club Balai Isabel. It’s a place where you can enjoy a relaxing respite amidst lush greeneries and the clear blue waters of Taal lake. The place boasts of an up-close and personal view of the Taal lake and volcano. This resort is perfect for teams who want to relax and those that loves the outdoors. Your employees can enjoy kayaking, boat sailing, horseback riding or take a tour to the Taal volcano's crater.
When your team needs to unwind and get their lives back on track, a company outing at Eagle Point resort is what you need. It is one of the nearest beach with pristine seascape. It also offers one of the most enchanting diving & snorkeling sites in the Philippines. The resort lies between the Verde Island Passage making it home to a diverse marine life. The beachfront hotel, on the other hand offers a breathtaking view of the sea.
10. Borawan Beach
Padre Burgos, Quezon
Treat your office team on a tucked away island near Manila. Borawan Beach in Padre Burgos Quezon has the same enchanting beach and landscape as that in Siargao. It is a good place for a company outing as it is not as crowded as other beaches in the country. And while it is a tucked away place, there are facilities and accommodation that can serve your team in this island.
11. Coral View Beach
Coral View Beach in Morong Bataan is just a 3-hour drive north. It earns its reputation as a wonderful vacation destination for families and a full-package place for company outings and team buildings. Their facilities are complete with all things necessary for a company getaway: fully-furnished rooms, swimming pools, activity area, conference room and recreation like basketball, kayaks, and obstacle course.
12. Puerto Galera
A top favorite of all beach-lovers, Puerto Galera is a great choice for company outings. You can bring your team in this majestic paradise in 4 hours of bus ride only! Your team can stay at Coco Beach Island Resort. It is an upscale resort with world-class quality accommodations. Their amenities are nothing short of adventure and luxury. Try out the 101 activities that they recommend in your stay at the resort. The list includes water sports, diving, snorkeling, nature tripping, and even an outreach program if you wish to squeeze in a CSR activity.
13. Cagbalete Island
Cagbalete Island off the coast of Mauban Quezon is an affordable, yet untouched and white beach destination, for your team. The island is dotted with resorts for your accommodation needs. One of which is Aguho Playa Beach Resort that offers affordable night's stay in their nipa hut rooms. Another is Dona Choleng Camping Resort that offers even more affordable rate and food package. But if you want to experience nature's goodness, camp by the shore with your camp bell tent.
14. The SandBox
The Sandbox is ideal for a young, dynamic and active teams. They have everything that an adventure seeking team needs. From shudder inducing giant swing to aerial walk challenge and from ATV rides to Outdoor archery, SandBox got you covered. All the attractions are good for people of all ages, ranging from difficulty level 1 to senpai level.
15. Puning Hot Springs
After an adrenaline pumping adventure in The SandBox, have a break and take your team into a relaxing escapade still in Porac, Pampanga. In Sitio Puning, your team can enjoy a hot spring package for just a few thousand pesos. Here you can enjoy an invigorating hot sand spa. The team can also enjoy soaking in hot spring and head on a gastronomical adventure with traditional Filipino cuisines by Kapampangan expertise.
16. Villa Escudero
From a modern office in the Metro, visit Villa Escudero to experience a traditional Filipino country life. It is most famous for the Waterfall Restaurant where guests can dine with their feet dipped in the gushing waterfall. They have comfortable accommodation for big groups. They have a museum that house artifacts, a river where you could do bamboo rafting, swimming pool to ease the heat and a cultural show that presents showcases the best of Filipino culture.
17. Kwebang Lampas
Want to go to the beach with access to modern and commercial amenities? Then, hit the road to Kwebang Lampas in Pagbilao, Quezon. This place is a wonderful venue for a company outing so your team can relax and unwind by the beach. The subterranean cave is truly enchanting it's hard not to be amazed with the rock formations and the clear blue waters underground. For a team that’s looking for real nature experience Kwebang Lampas is the place to be. Check out the travel guide of Karen for inside information.
18. Camp Benjamin
What could be better than a resort that specializes in team building services? Camp Benjamin, a 4.7 hectare hotel and farm resort is a top favorite for a company outing venue. They offer team building programs complete with all paraphernalia and facilitator. Aside from the ready-made team building program, you will also love their infinity pool and classy but affordable accommodation.
Brgy. Puypuy & Masaya, Bay, Laguna
How about heading to a training institution nestled in a nature sanctuary? That's a sure fire hit for teams that want to promote green programs and advocacies. It is an enchanting place amidst lush green forest and fresh bodies of water. They also provide team building packages along with comfortable countryside accommodation. Some of their amenities include hot-spring pools, nipa huts, conference rooms and Hilot therapy.
20. Panglao Island
Why not take your employees on a plane-ride to Bohol and head to Panglao Island. While its name means desolate, the island paradise offers an enchanting beach and breath-taking seascape. If you check in to Dumaluan Beach Resort, your team can enjoy activities like parasailing, Jetskiing, wakeboarding and Seawalker Adventure. Their accommodation is flexible enough to fit into your office’s budget.
21. Lola Corazon Leisure Farm
Lola Corazon Leisure farm offers the longest zip line ride (at least in this list) that gives you a clear view of Mt. Apayao and the whole town of Candaba. The Leisure Farm also offers a deluxe Probinsya experience with their hotel accommodation that's said to be 3-star. The place is also complete with facilities for meetings, recreation room complete with billiards and karaoke, and of course an outdoor swimming pool. Check this article to find out what else your team can experience at the resort.
Without dispute, Coron is a dream paradise for everyone of us. The charming seascape and the lush green islands and islets at the backdrop are only slices of what Coron has to offer. At Two Seasons Resorts and Spa, you can experience "twice the paradise" with their 5-star accommodation and posh services. It is the perfect place to have a grand summer outing and will truly give your best and hardworking employees the best outing ever.
23. Club Tara Resort
Socorro, Surigao del Norte
Experience living on stilt houses amidst the clear blue waters in Bucas Grande Island at Club Tara Resort. This exclusive getaway is one of the best places in the south to spend your company outing. They offer convenience and complete facilities. Check out this awesome article by Weng Weng Wanders and be teased into visiting the resort.
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