Sumary of Find out why this heritage town should be on top of your post-pandemic travel list:
- A year after the eruption of the Taal Volcano and the global health pandemic, the beautiful heritage town of Taal, which is known for several colonial ancestral houses, is slowly but surely welcoming tourists.
- Casa Villavicencio This beautiful pre-1850’s ancestral house grandly stands at the corner of Calle Gliceria Marella.
- It has a beautiful corner front yard adorned with Bermuda grass and shrubs.
- At the front corner of the two-story bahay na bato stands the monument of Doña Gliceria Legaspi Marella de Villavicencio, the owner of this house who was considered the Godmother of the Philippine Revolutionary Forces during the Spanish era.
- Casa Recuerdos Just a few meters away from Casa Villavicencio stands another interesting old colonial ancestral house, the Casa Recuerdos house built in the 1900s and formerly owned by Dr.
- This house was beautifully renovated and converted into what can be considered a boutique heritage hotel.
- The hotel offers amenities for relaxation like a balcony overlooking Taal town, a pool where you can dip and swim, and a bar overlooking the beautiful green garden filled with trees and flowers.
- Villa Tortuga, owned and restored by fashion designer Lito Perez;