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This place will take you back in Spanish era in the Philippines.




Before 2016 ends, me and my wife (just newly wed 😁) went here for "honeymoon". Special thanks to our friends, Nicole and Jayvee for booking us a night here.

So in 2 days we got to experience the beauty of the "old Philippines" in this heritage.
We were given this guide map upon our check in on our first day.



About Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar

Las Casas is owned by Jose “Gerry” Acuzar of New San Jose Builders. An open-air museum and heritage resort consisting of 128 guest rooms and 63 elite casas, Las Casas is a restored piece of history saved from total ruin and neglect.

Currently, the property has four major restaurants including Cusina ni Nanay Maria, Café Marivent, Café Del Rio, and La Bella Teodora. It also features a beach, a batis-inspired swimming pool, and a man-made estero.

BOOK A STAY IN LAS CASAS BATAAN


Acuzar has been buying old fashioned houses since 2003 taking them down and reassembling them in his 400 hectares property in Bataan. In 2010, Las Casas has opened its doors to the public for tours and accommodation.



SEE MORE PHOTOS


RESORT AMENITIES 

  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach Inflatables 
  • Restaurants
  • Beach Front Bar 
  • Jeepney - means of getting around the resort

THINGS TO DO IN LAS CASAS




HOW TO BOOK

Daytour Accomodations ( Walk-in) 

  • Php 1,500 General admission plus tour weekdays)
  • Php 2500 General admission plus tour weekends)

Overnight Accomodations




HOTEL ROOMS


With 217 hotel rooms, you’ll never run out of choices on how to relive the past at Las Casas Bataan Resort. Striking a balance between the classic beauty of the olden days and the innovations of the present time, each room features:
  • One full granite bathroom with separate
  • bathtub and shower
  • Hair dryer (upon request)
  • Extra bed (upon request)
  • In-room safety deposit box
  • Options for beach-view or plaza-view room*
  • Television with cable channels
  • Air-conditioning

Since we are 4, we booked a stay at Large Superior Deluxe.

Our room is located at the 3rd floor and it offers a nice view of their man-made island (now has a swimming pool in the middle.) It gives me nostalgic feels especially in the morning. By the way, they provided us free coffee, free hygiene and sanity kit, free use of towels and free sleepers! :D

Did I forget to mention, they also provide FREE WIFI? :)





PRIVATE CASA

Casa Tondo

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Built sometime in the 1900s, Casa Tondo has the typical structural design of the houses in old Manila. The main feature of the house is its “media agua”, or the roof above the windows that resembles a canopy. It offers a good view of the plaza, and can accommodate up to 6 adults.
  • 3 queen beds
  • 3 rooms

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa Ladrillo

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
One of the biggest infrastructures in the resort, this casa is characterized by its rustic yet classic design. Its most prominent feature is its orange brick facade inspired by the structures of European architecture. It has a total of 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 6 adults.
  • 3 king beds

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa San Miguel

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Originally from San Miguel, Bulacan, this casa was built in the 1900s. It was owned by the Buencamino Family and was transferred to the resort in 2009. The staircase, which was originally at the back of the house, was repositioned to the front as the owner’s attempt to highlight its beauty. This Bataan resort casa has 5 rooms and can accommodate up to 10 people.
  • 12 queen beds

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa Esquina

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This 2-story casa offers a peek at Spanish royalty living and takes pride in its luxurious furniture design and intricate fixtures from ceiling, wall, to floor. Equipped with grandiose features that include an old-world inspired bathing area, this accommodation has 2 bedrooms and can host up to 4 adults.
  • 2 king beds

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa Lemery

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Named after a municipality in Batangas, Casa Lemery is one of the rather artistic casas in the vicinity. Notable for its caryatids, which are columns shaped in the form of women, this accommodation has a total of 2 bedrooms and can accommodate a maximum of 4 adults.
  • 2 king beds

BOOK A STAY IN LAS CASAS BATAAN



Casa Bonita

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com


Its name may be derived from the Spanish term for “small” but nothing about its interior is short of grandiose. Its doors lead to a spacious studio-type accommodation fully equipped with a luxurious bed and an extravagant bathroom with two bathtubs. This casa can host up to 2 adults.
  • 1 king bed

Casa Baliuag

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Highly floral in motif, this house was owned by Kapitan Fernando Vergel de Dios who had two wives and a total of 21 children in his lifetime. The lower part of the house was called “luwasan” because this is where Bulakeños waited for their ride to Manila. Located at the plaza, this casa can accommodate up to 8 adults.
  • 4 queen beds
  • 2 rooms

Casa Binondo 

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This 2-story casa takes pride in the featured artwork displayed on its 2nd floor. These paintings called the Noveau Paintings give you the perfect artistic feels of the Spanish period. Equipped with a balcony, it provides a good nook for relaxation and offers a beautiful view of the Plaza. It accommodates up to 8 people making it perfect for families on vacation.
  • 4 queen beds
  • 4 rooms

Casa Gapan

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This casa was originally built and by amateur architect Hospicio Garcia as a graduation gift to his daughter Genoveva Garcia. Unfortunately, Genoveva had other plans for her life and decided to elope with her American beau, Raymond Miller. Enraged with this turn of events, Hospicio threatened to burn the house down. Fortunately, his family was able to calm him down and change his mind. Nestled on a semi-exclusive location, it features a total of 5 rooms and offers a sweeping view of the lake.
  • 1 queen bed
  • 4 king beds

Casa Balanga

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Built in the 1920s, this casa was owned by Don Manuel Banzon until they were forced out by Japanese soldiers. It was turned into a Japanese Kempeitai during the second World War. After the liberation, the Banzons were able to reclaim their house which they turned into a clinic helping those in need of medical assistance. It features a total of 2 rooms and is located on a separate island with a private promenade and bougainville trellis.
  • 2 queen beds
  • 1 king bed

Casa Irosin

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar - Casa Irosin
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This casa features a colorful history as being the only bahay na bato saved in its neighborhood during WWII. It was supposed to be demolished but was saved from destruction after a Japanese officer saw a picture of Charito, the owner of the house, wearing a kimono. Located at a semi-exclusive island cut from the rest, it has a total of 4 rooms and features a stunning view of the lake and the mountains.
  • 5 queen beds
  • 1 king bed

Casa Byzantina

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Casa Byzantina was originally found in San Nicolas, Binondo. Considered as a floral “bahay na bato”, this house made use of revivalist styles with influences of several classical art movements. Complete with luxurious Hermes amenities, 24/7 butler service, and free cocktails, this casa is located at the plaza and can accommodate up to 16 guests.
  • 7 queen beds
  • 6 rooms

HOW TO GET TO LAS CASAS FILIPINAS DE ACUZAR

Via Land Travel
  • From Cubao (Quezon City, Metro Manila), take a bus (P200-250, 2-2.5 hours) to Balanga, Bataan.
  • Bus companies (Bataan Transit & Genesis Transport) serving this route have daily trips that leave hourly.
  • After arrival at the Bataan Transport Terminal, transfer to a bus bound for Bagac.
  • From the town proper of Bagac, hire a tricycle that will bring you to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar (P10/person, 10 mins).

Via Sea & Land Travel
  • Take a ferry ride from MOA Seaside Esplanade (Manila) going to Orion, Bataan (less than 1 hour). Read: Manila to Bataan in Less Than an Hour
  • Once you arrive at Orion Seaport, there are van for hire that can bring you straight to Las Casas in Bagac.

Via Private Vehicle
Bataan is accessible via the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX).
  1. (Via NLEX) From Manila, Bagac is a 3-hour drive via the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX). Exit at San Fernando (P157 toll fee). Take the westbound side of Jose Abad Santos Avenue (Gapan-Olongapo Road), heading towards the towns of Bacolor, Guagua, and Lubao in Pamgpanga. Upon reaching Dinalupihan, turn left at Roman Superhighway. Once in Balanga City, turn right at Gov. J.J. Linao National Road. Drive along the scenic route at the foot of Mt. Samat (where you can see the Dambana ng Kagitingan) until you reach the town of Bagac. Follow the road markers that point to Las Casas.
  2. (Via SCTEX) If you’re coming from northern/central Luzon, take the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and exit at Dinalupihan. Turn right at Roman Superhighway and follow the directions above.

RENT A CAR?



Powered by 12Go Asia system

WHY BOOK WITH 12GO?

12go.asia is one of the leading transport online booking service in Asia providing an e-ticketing platform to passengers, travel agencies, airlines and transport companies. They work with over 500 transport operators in Asia. The idea behind their work is to make a transparent and easy e-ticketing for mid- and long-haul voyages as well as to cover all possible routing options e.g. ferry, buses, trains, flights, private transfers and minivans.


You can also use Google Maps or Waze app for directions.



Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Address: Barangay Ibaba, Bagac, Bataan
Email: reserve@lascasasfilipinas.com
Contact no.: 09178729361 / 09258055232 / (02) 8833-3333 loc 116-117
Website: www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Facebook: Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Instagram: @lascasasfilipinasdeacuzar


BOOK A STAY IN LAS CASAS BATAAN




SEE ALSO

 BATAAN BLOGS
Where to stay in Bataan?
Laki Beach x Five Fingers in Mariveles
1Bataan Ferry opens Manila to Mariveles, Bataan
Get a ₱166.3 discount after you sign up with Klook



IMPORTANT NOTE:
 The rates, contact details and other information indicated in this post are accurate from the time of writing but may change without IMFWJ's notice. Should you know the updated information, please message us on Facebook.

WHERE TO STAY IN BATAAN:

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar (How to book, how to get there, everything you need to know)

This place will take you back in Spanish era in the Philippines.




Before 2016 ends, me and my wife (just newly wed 😁) went here for "honeymoon". Special thanks to our friends, Nicole and Jayvee for booking us a night here.

So in 2 days we got to experience the beauty of the "old Philippines" in this heritage.
We were given this guide map upon our check in on our first day.



About Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar

Las Casas is owned by Jose “Gerry” Acuzar of New San Jose Builders. An open-air museum and heritage resort consisting of 128 guest rooms and 63 elite casas, Las Casas is a restored piece of history saved from total ruin and neglect.

Currently, the property has four major restaurants including Cusina ni Nanay Maria, Café Marivent, Café Del Rio, and La Bella Teodora. It also features a beach, a batis-inspired swimming pool, and a man-made estero.

BOOK A STAY IN LAS CASAS BATAAN


Acuzar has been buying old fashioned houses since 2003 taking them down and reassembling them in his 400 hectares property in Bataan. In 2010, Las Casas has opened its doors to the public for tours and accommodation.



SEE MORE PHOTOS


RESORT AMENITIES 

  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach Inflatables 
  • Restaurants
  • Beach Front Bar 
  • Jeepney - means of getting around the resort

THINGS TO DO IN LAS CASAS




HOW TO BOOK

Daytour Accomodations ( Walk-in) 

  • Php 1,500 General admission plus tour weekdays)
  • Php 2500 General admission plus tour weekends)

Overnight Accomodations




HOTEL ROOMS


With 217 hotel rooms, you’ll never run out of choices on how to relive the past at Las Casas Bataan Resort. Striking a balance between the classic beauty of the olden days and the innovations of the present time, each room features:
  • One full granite bathroom with separate
  • bathtub and shower
  • Hair dryer (upon request)
  • Extra bed (upon request)
  • In-room safety deposit box
  • Options for beach-view or plaza-view room*
  • Television with cable channels
  • Air-conditioning

Since we are 4, we booked a stay at Large Superior Deluxe.

Our room is located at the 3rd floor and it offers a nice view of their man-made island (now has a swimming pool in the middle.) It gives me nostalgic feels especially in the morning. By the way, they provided us free coffee, free hygiene and sanity kit, free use of towels and free sleepers! :D

Did I forget to mention, they also provide FREE WIFI? :)





PRIVATE CASA

Casa Tondo

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Built sometime in the 1900s, Casa Tondo has the typical structural design of the houses in old Manila. The main feature of the house is its “media agua”, or the roof above the windows that resembles a canopy. It offers a good view of the plaza, and can accommodate up to 6 adults.
  • 3 queen beds
  • 3 rooms

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa Ladrillo

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
One of the biggest infrastructures in the resort, this casa is characterized by its rustic yet classic design. Its most prominent feature is its orange brick facade inspired by the structures of European architecture. It has a total of 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 6 adults.
  • 3 king beds

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa San Miguel

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Originally from San Miguel, Bulacan, this casa was built in the 1900s. It was owned by the Buencamino Family and was transferred to the resort in 2009. The staircase, which was originally at the back of the house, was repositioned to the front as the owner’s attempt to highlight its beauty. This Bataan resort casa has 5 rooms and can accommodate up to 10 people.
  • 12 queen beds

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa Esquina

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This 2-story casa offers a peek at Spanish royalty living and takes pride in its luxurious furniture design and intricate fixtures from ceiling, wall, to floor. Equipped with grandiose features that include an old-world inspired bathing area, this accommodation has 2 bedrooms and can host up to 4 adults.
  • 2 king beds

BOOK A STAY HERE ]


Casa Lemery

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Named after a municipality in Batangas, Casa Lemery is one of the rather artistic casas in the vicinity. Notable for its caryatids, which are columns shaped in the form of women, this accommodation has a total of 2 bedrooms and can accommodate a maximum of 4 adults.
  • 2 king beds

BOOK A STAY IN LAS CASAS BATAAN



Casa Bonita

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com


Its name may be derived from the Spanish term for “small” but nothing about its interior is short of grandiose. Its doors lead to a spacious studio-type accommodation fully equipped with a luxurious bed and an extravagant bathroom with two bathtubs. This casa can host up to 2 adults.
  • 1 king bed

Casa Baliuag

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Highly floral in motif, this house was owned by Kapitan Fernando Vergel de Dios who had two wives and a total of 21 children in his lifetime. The lower part of the house was called “luwasan” because this is where Bulakeños waited for their ride to Manila. Located at the plaza, this casa can accommodate up to 8 adults.
  • 4 queen beds
  • 2 rooms

Casa Binondo 

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This 2-story casa takes pride in the featured artwork displayed on its 2nd floor. These paintings called the Noveau Paintings give you the perfect artistic feels of the Spanish period. Equipped with a balcony, it provides a good nook for relaxation and offers a beautiful view of the Plaza. It accommodates up to 8 people making it perfect for families on vacation.
  • 4 queen beds
  • 4 rooms

Casa Gapan

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This casa was originally built and by amateur architect Hospicio Garcia as a graduation gift to his daughter Genoveva Garcia. Unfortunately, Genoveva had other plans for her life and decided to elope with her American beau, Raymond Miller. Enraged with this turn of events, Hospicio threatened to burn the house down. Fortunately, his family was able to calm him down and change his mind. Nestled on a semi-exclusive location, it features a total of 5 rooms and offers a sweeping view of the lake.
  • 1 queen bed
  • 4 king beds

Casa Balanga

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Built in the 1920s, this casa was owned by Don Manuel Banzon until they were forced out by Japanese soldiers. It was turned into a Japanese Kempeitai during the second World War. After the liberation, the Banzons were able to reclaim their house which they turned into a clinic helping those in need of medical assistance. It features a total of 2 rooms and is located on a separate island with a private promenade and bougainville trellis.
  • 2 queen beds
  • 1 king bed

Casa Irosin

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar - Casa Irosin
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
This casa features a colorful history as being the only bahay na bato saved in its neighborhood during WWII. It was supposed to be demolished but was saved from destruction after a Japanese officer saw a picture of Charito, the owner of the house, wearing a kimono. Located at a semi-exclusive island cut from the rest, it has a total of 4 rooms and features a stunning view of the lake and the mountains.
  • 5 queen beds
  • 1 king bed

Casa Byzantina

Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar
Image from www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Casa Byzantina was originally found in San Nicolas, Binondo. Considered as a floral “bahay na bato”, this house made use of revivalist styles with influences of several classical art movements. Complete with luxurious Hermes amenities, 24/7 butler service, and free cocktails, this casa is located at the plaza and can accommodate up to 16 guests.
  • 7 queen beds
  • 6 rooms

HOW TO GET TO LAS CASAS FILIPINAS DE ACUZAR

Via Land Travel
  • From Cubao (Quezon City, Metro Manila), take a bus (P200-250, 2-2.5 hours) to Balanga, Bataan.
  • Bus companies (Bataan Transit & Genesis Transport) serving this route have daily trips that leave hourly.
  • After arrival at the Bataan Transport Terminal, transfer to a bus bound for Bagac.
  • From the town proper of Bagac, hire a tricycle that will bring you to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar (P10/person, 10 mins).

Via Sea & Land Travel
  • Take a ferry ride from MOA Seaside Esplanade (Manila) going to Orion, Bataan (less than 1 hour). Read: Manila to Bataan in Less Than an Hour
  • Once you arrive at Orion Seaport, there are van for hire that can bring you straight to Las Casas in Bagac.

Via Private Vehicle
Bataan is accessible via the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX).
  1. (Via NLEX) From Manila, Bagac is a 3-hour drive via the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX). Exit at San Fernando (P157 toll fee). Take the westbound side of Jose Abad Santos Avenue (Gapan-Olongapo Road), heading towards the towns of Bacolor, Guagua, and Lubao in Pamgpanga. Upon reaching Dinalupihan, turn left at Roman Superhighway. Once in Balanga City, turn right at Gov. J.J. Linao National Road. Drive along the scenic route at the foot of Mt. Samat (where you can see the Dambana ng Kagitingan) until you reach the town of Bagac. Follow the road markers that point to Las Casas.
  2. (Via SCTEX) If you’re coming from northern/central Luzon, take the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and exit at Dinalupihan. Turn right at Roman Superhighway and follow the directions above.

RENT A CAR?



Powered by 12Go Asia system

WHY BOOK WITH 12GO?

12go.asia is one of the leading transport online booking service in Asia providing an e-ticketing platform to passengers, travel agencies, airlines and transport companies. They work with over 500 transport operators in Asia. The idea behind their work is to make a transparent and easy e-ticketing for mid- and long-haul voyages as well as to cover all possible routing options e.g. ferry, buses, trains, flights, private transfers and minivans.


You can also use Google Maps or Waze app for directions.



Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Address: Barangay Ibaba, Bagac, Bataan
Email: reserve@lascasasfilipinas.com
Contact no.: 09178729361 / 09258055232 / (02) 8833-3333 loc 116-117
Website: www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Facebook: Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Instagram: @lascasasfilipinasdeacuzar


BOOK A STAY IN LAS CASAS BATAAN




SEE ALSO

 BATAAN BLOGS
Where to stay in Bataan?
Laki Beach x Five Fingers in Mariveles
1Bataan Ferry opens Manila to Mariveles, Bataan
Get a ₱166.3 discount after you sign up with Klook



IMPORTANT NOTE:
 The rates, contact details and other information indicated in this post are accurate from the time of writing but may change without IMFWJ's notice. Should you know the updated information, please message us on Facebook.

WHERE TO STAY IN BATAAN:

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