Bolinao is this little municipality on a peninsula located in the province of Pangasinan at its northernmost tip. It would take a journey of about 7-8 hours of travel from Manila. Travelers can either hop on a bus or on their own vehicle for an exciting road trip through the western part of Luzon and mark Bolinao as their ultimate destination at the end of a long journey.

The municipality also has a rich history and culture with plenty of attractions that will tickle the more historically inclined. It’s also home to one of the best beach destinations in the northern part of the Philippines.

Bolinao is blessed to be located on a peninsula giving with a large stretch of beach attracting travelers from all corners of the country, Patar Beach, which is connected to the beautiful Malino river.

The serene Patar Beach and Malino river are mostly where the best resorts in Bolinao are located offering great services to their guests and travelers have a variety of them to choose from. Below are the resorts travelers can stay in one of the best beach destinations in the northern Philippines.

1. Puerto Del Sol Resort

Address: Barangay Ilog Malino, Bolinao, Pangasinan, 2406

Puerto Del Sol is probably the most popular resort in Bolinao. It is usually the first choice for travelers visiting the municipality to explore its beautiful beaches and waters. Puerto Del Sol is located in Barangay Ilog Malino just off the seashore where guests can have a full view of the cerulean waters. The beach resort’s main attraction is definitely their huge infinity pool, but guests can venture out into the nearby beach to relax with sunbeds and huts.

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The rooms in the resorts are all decorated with rustic furnishing with eye-catching pops of color. The spaces are airy and clean fit for relaxation. Puerto Del Sol also has an in house restaurant just by the beach that offers great traditional Filipino cuisine and seafood. The resort also offers tours around Bolinao and the neighboring islands. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE


2. Casa Almarenzo Bed and Breakfast Resort

Address: 313 Patar Road, Brgy. Estanza, Bolinao, Pangasinan, 2406

Casa Alamrenzo Bed and Breakfast Resort lies just along Patar Road giving guests easy access to the powdery soft sands and cerulean waters of Patar Beach. Travelers will have a delightful time staying in this nautical-designed resort that will leave them feeling like they’re on a sailboat as they take in the stunning view of the sea from the resort’s deck. Guests have a choice of rooms of the resort from a deluxe, premier, and family that are complete with comfy and spacious beds served with free breakfast.

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The best part is that Casa Alamrenzo Bed and Breakfast Resort offers various activities for its guests including kayaking, various sports, tours, darts, barbeque facilities,  and even karaoke. Guests are also provided with free parking and free access to the resort’s sea-facing infinity pool. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE


3. Birdland Beach Club

Address: Long Beach St., Brgy. Arnedo, Bolinao, Pangasinan, 2406

For an alternative place to stay, that’s very intuned with nature, Birdland Beach Club is the place to be at. The resort is best described as an eco-resort with its innovative use of local materials to build its signature facilities including its three to five-story huts, wooden walkways, and saltwater swimming pools. Visitors will experience a get back to basics feel of the place with the resort’s location that’s surrounded by nature away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Birdland Beach Club provides various types of rooms with different themes, the largest of which can accommodate up to eight people. There are even more attractions and activities that the resort offers to guests, but some noteworthy ones are the tours, a visit to their private island 30 minutes away, and being the host of the annual West Philippine Sea Jazz and Blues Festival. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

4. Villa Soledad Beach Resort

Address: Brgy. Estanza, Bolinao, Pangasinan 2406

Villa Soledad Beach Resort is a great vacation getaway near the beach for relaxation. The resort caters towards families and large groups of friends and even workplace getaways. The resort provides a tranquil place to stay for their guests and have huge rooms that can accommodate up to 22 people at maximum and multiple family rooms that can accommodate a family of five. Some of them have their own kitchen but food won’t be a problem as the resort has its own in house restaurant.

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The resort features two big swimming pools both with an infinity effect and it’s also near the beach where guests have full access and can even walk to the rock formation offshore during low tide. Guests are treated with various activities including sports, barbeque, karaoke, and many more. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

5. Punta Riviera Resort

Address: Barangay Ilog Malino, Bolinao, Pangasinan 2406

Punta Riviera Resort is probably located at the most picturesque place in Bolinao, not only is it a beachfront resort but it can boast to be a riverside resort as well where guests can rent a kayak starting from the river and paddle their way to the sea. The resort is popular for hosting extravagant weddings and events and has a conference room that can accommodate 350 persons.

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As for accommodations, the resort has over a dozen room types that can accommodate different numbers of people, with the largest room being able to accommodate up to 20 people. Guests will have free access to the resort’s two pools with one being an infinity pool with a great view of the sea. There’s free parking on the premises and available spa services as well as a jacuzzi, restaurant, a bar, and many more attractions. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

6. Casa Estrella Beach Resort

Address: Patar Road, Bolinao, Pangasinan 2406

Casa Estrella Beach Resort is located at Patar Road giving the resort and its guests direct access to the sea right next to the property. It is an ideal place for people who just wants to unwind outside the hustle and bustle of the city and relax near the sea. The resort has a stunning view of the West Philippine Sea from its terrace and turns amazingly jaw-dropping during sunsets and sunrise. Guests have a pick of family, standard, and double rooms all with terraces and its private bathroom. Guests can bring their own food to the resort and cook at the shared kitchen and grilling station.

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The best part of the resort apart from its stunning views is definitely the long and wide stretch of beach right next to it. Guests can do tons of different activities and go swimming. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

7. Pearl Casa Residence Patar

Address: Patar Road, Bolinao, Pangasinan 2406

Also located on Patar Road in Bolinao, Pearl Casa Residence gives guests easy access to the gorgeous Patar beach. The resort is ideal for families and groups of friends looking for a relaxing spot near the beach. The entire resort is wonderfully decorated with different fun colors that bring positive energy to those who visit. Guests can either take a dip at Pearl Casa Residence’s outdoor pool or at the nearby sea along the resort’s private stretch of beach.

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The resort offers guests a choice of different accommodations from family rooms that can house up to 10 people and a room of up to three people. All of these rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a private bathroom. Guests can also partake in beach volleyball at the resort’s private beach and cook their meals at its shared kitchen and grilling facilities. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

Note: Photos are provided by the resort via Agoda