Monday, February 11, 2008

Best Places to Do Outdoor Teambuilding In Luzon, Philippines

Wanna go outdoor team building this summer? Let me share with you some of the venues I've visited and facilitated team building in Luzon. For those who have seen better venues in the Philippines, I welcome you to share those places with my readers by writing in the comment section.

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Here Goes...
Hotel La Corona de Pagsanjan
I've facilitated workshops there more than a dozen times. They have low and High Ropes facilities, two decent-sized swimming pools and very good customer service and offers tasty native dishes. I've also facilitated a couple of paintball games there. Only problem is that they are so in demand that if you plan to hold your team building there, you should make reservation well ahead of time.

Meralco Management & Leadership Development Center Foundation, Inc. http://www.mmldc.org/
MMLDC has the best accommodation among the team building venues that I've been to. they have an excellent paintball set-up, low and high events, great function rooms, huge space for pretty much everything that you can think of. You know what comes with great quality... right... price.

Eugenio Lopez Center (Can't find the website) is another Lopez property situated atop the hill in Sumulong. Picture MMLDC on top of the hill and you'll get ELC.

Caliraya Recreation Center,
Laguna
Another spacious resort that offer a lot of flexibility for your outdoor activities. They have some set-up for low events, there's rappelling as well, horse back riding and a host of others. Price is fair. Food choice is kind of limited and drinking of alcoholic beverages is not allowed. Rooms are not that good.

The Forest Club, Bae Laguna
It's a small resort that can probably house just up to two average sized groups at a time. They have a set-up that I used to facilitate amazing race type team building. they also have a nice warm pool. The function room is not that great. Accommodation is composed of Huts with very limited number of air conditioned rooms. Customer service is excellent.

Sitio Lucia Garden Resort, Bulacan

If you are in the Bulacan or Valenzuela Area and looking around there to go team building. This is the place to go to. They have a small setup there that you can use for your team building activity, plus they have a lot of swimming pools. The accommodation is OK. Food is average. I suggest that you go there on a weekday as it can get pretty crowded there on a weekend because it is open to walk in clients who want to enjoy their pools.

Chateau Royale Resort, Batangas

Chateau Royale has some set-up for low events, there's a paintball field that you can use. Function rooms are great. I've never slept there so I cannot say anything about the accommodation. Food is OK.

Lake Island Resort - Binangonan
This is a nice place located in Rizal. I've not gone there for a very long time so I can just hope that they were able to maintain its beauty. They offer a lot of amenities there. I think the ropes course is being offered by LUBID, I'm not sure. I remember that the food was really good.

Bakasyunan sa Baybay Dagat:
http://www.bakasyunanresort.ph

Bakasyunan is found in Iba, Zambales. It is now more easily accessible via SCTEX. They have a lot of rooms for big group, a lot of open spaces. Customer service is great. They go the extra mile to let you get what you need.

Matabungkay Resort and Hotel

I haven't gone here but I will be in the near future. I'll update this after I am able to facilitate a team building workshop here.


PHINMA TRAINING CENTER in Tagaytay City
http://www.phinmatrainingcenter.ph/


This is a great place to have not only your team building workshops but any training programs you can think of. They've got a great facility and the staff is very flexible and willing to help make your program a success. I strongly recommend this venue.

I know that there is a resort in Subic that also offers ropes course but I have not done any team building there and don't know the name of the resort. If you know it, please add it to my list.

As I said, if you know of other sites here in Luzon or in Cebu and Mindanao, please add it here. It would be good to discover other venues that team building facilitators like me can use.
If you are interested in getting my services as a team building facilitator, call me at 09189399294 or email me at edebreo@yahoo.com

31 comments:

Confused & Amused said...

Hi!

We recently had teambuilding at Camp Allen at Sta.Cruz Laguna. They have many rope events, rappelling, wall climbing, cable walking, etc. Our group really liked it. Very affordable too.

Anonymous said...

Nice blog layout! Very neat and easy on the eyes.

Anonymous said...

Many thanks for posting something like this!Indeed a good reference.

I would like to add CLUB BALAI ISABEL,(www.balaiisabel.com.ph) a very nice place in Talisay Batangas,which has a magnificent view of Taal Volcano!

They cater to different events, complete with function rooms, for strat planning, obstacle course for teambuilding,kayaks, boats, fishing and massage services as well.

They also have "MOBIDEEP" (swimming pools in the lake),something new, different and really beautiful!

cris said...

i'd like to share CAMP MANGO FARM at Zambales. you can check my multipy site (cristan5@gmail.com)

affordable!
magnificent rooms to stay
here are the activities:

airsoft
basketball
all terrain vehichle
paint ball
pig hunt
sumo wrestling
obstacle course
rope exercises
wall climbing
swimming

muscle stretching action at its best!

Anonymous said...

anyone happen to have the contact number of LUBID team building facilitator. Thanks

Anonymous said...

We've also done teambuilding at Sitio Lucia. Definitely the only place to go in Bulacan for teambuilding or trainings: good facilities, comfy accommodation, and super-friendly staff. Price is not bad either.

I think their site is:

www.teambuilding.ph

Jenny

Jef Menguin said...

Thank you Ed. This is helpful. You inspired me to share also my teambuilding venues (and stories). The first quarter of 2010 is a very hectic schedule for me. I will be having teambuilding sessions almost every week starting the second week of January. I will look into this list again and contact the venue owners when I have time.

Thank you.

Jef

P.S. My site has a new look. I invite you to see and leave your comments; http://jefmenguin.com

Anonymous said...

We've had some pretty good venues for teambuilding for our companies such as:

Corregidor - nothing beats amazing race types of teambuilding among historial ruins.

thunderbird report in rizal - amazing view. very good rooms. food ok. this is more for indoor type of team building.

punta de uian in san antonio, zambales. 20+ hectare resort. new rooms, good view, not so good food. nearby isolated island good for day trekking.

Anonymous said...

Phillips-Sanctuary in Antipolo.

The only place you need to know.

Ed Ebreo said...

Philips Sanctuary looks good. I'll try and visit. Maybe we can run our teambuilding workshops there :) Thanks for the referral.

Anonymous said...

I hope you can do a list on Mindanao and or Visayas as well!

Anonymous said...

Phillip's
Sanctuary
is the best

Cagayan de Oro City said...

Nice place.. Indeed, a good one for team building activities! Hope our company can come to this place.. http://www.cdokay.com/

Anonymous said...

Hi! Great website! By the way, the website for the Eugenio Lopez Center is http://www.elcenter.com.ph/

Anonymous said...

had another one at Forest Club Laguna last August 2010

& Last MArch 9-7, 2011 at Philipp's Sanctuary at Antipolo.

2 thumbs up rating!

my multiply: cristan5@gmail.com

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Victor said...

Hi

Here's the URL for the Eugenio Lopez Center

http://www.elcenter.com.ph/

Cheers,
Vic

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for this list. It was indeed helpful for us, organizers of team-building =)

Just wanted to share also about our new discovery, Camp Benjamin in Alfonso, Cavite (www.campbenjamin.com.ph). Our company is among the first customers when they opened this year. They didn't fail us!

Worth visiting and experiencing. Very good programs, relaxing and refreshing ambiance, good food, service-oriented.

-Cosmotech

Ed Ebreo said...

Camp Benjamin looks promising. I should visit this soon. Thanks for sharing! :)

team building venue manila said...

Great post! To ensure that you'll be getting high productivity, do some team building games into the work routine.

Anonymous said...

Falcon Crest Resort is nice. We had rappeling, zipline, wall climb, and the place is huge. Check it out.

TayamoRocks! said...

Hi, you can also consider Gratchi's Getaway in Tagaytay for your teambuilding requirements. The website is http://www.gratchi.com/

Zumi said...

Team building is essential not only for ourselves but also for a company or business. In this way we can make a bond and share ideas in which we can help us to improve our personal abilities and skills. I am glad that I came across to your blog. Thank you.


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Rona said...

I must say that of all places I've been through the last 3 years, Camp Benjamin offers the best experience with their program and farm.

Anonymous said...

Was just up in Tagaytay and did an ocular at Gratchi's Getaway. Impressed with the nature theme and staff there. And that great breeze! ATV trail was also a plus...

Call Center Guy said...

Save time and go straight to Camp Benjamin, you'll never go wrong. Amazing place, courteous staff, reasonable packages. Sila na!

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Anonymous said...

You can also try Tanay Adventure Camp if your looking for a great adventure experience. With highly skilled and well trained Facilitators and Staff. You can check their website..

www.tanayadventurecamp.com

Ms.Anonymos said...

Super helpful. Thanks for this info. :)

HR Practitioner said...

Hi. There's a very nice Training Facility in Antipolo named FIRST PACIFIC LEADERSHIP ACADEMY. They are actually open to public. They have a complete package for all your training needs, from Programs, Facilitators, Venue, Hotel to Food. A ones-top shop training academy - hassle free for people who are doing the coordination. They also have team building facilities from low to high courses, complete with Safety Officers and Medical Team.

This is their website: www.fpacademy.net

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