Valentine’s Day Must-Visit Spots in Luzon For Thrill-Seeking Friend Groups

Valentine’s Day Must-Visit Spots in Luzon For Thrill-Seeking Friend Groups


More interested in spending the coming Valentine’s season with your girlfriends? Here are five Galentine’s Day date ideas perfect for thrill-seeking friend groups that are up for an adventure and a challenge

February, as the Month of Love, is commonly spent celebrating with one’s romantic partner. But for all the single girls out there, February also marks the celebration of Galentine’s—Valentine’s Day but for female friend groups. This translates to nights of drinking, movie marathons, and spa dates; but for the adventurous types, this means road trips, fitness classes, and outdoor activities. For all those looking for something new and fun to do for February with their friends, here’s a roundup of five activities you and your friend group can do together for the Galentine’s season.

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Go dancing in Pasig

Dancing is a no-brainer, but what if you change it up by simultaneously working out and learning something new? Put on your best athleisure and hit the city with your besties by attending a beginner-level class at Polecats Manila. Here, you have your choice of lessons in pole and other aerial arts, which helps to bring out your confident and sensual sides.

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Go wall climbing in Mandaluyong

Another fun challenge you and your friends can do together is wall climbing. While nothing quite beats the outdoors, there are plenty of indoor rock climbing gyms in the area to choose from if you all prefer air-conditioned spaces. One place you can visit is Climb Central Manila, which offers bouldering, top rope, auto-belays, and lead climbing. They also have friendly climbing instructors who can make the experience as beginner-friendly as needed.

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Go sailing in Zambales

Sundowners Zambales is the perfect destination for friend groups excited to bond under the sun and on a beach. The best part about this resort is that it offers a ton of activities, both within and around the property. Besides the usual surfing and paddleboarding opportunities, you can also go sailing on a Hobie Cat along the coastline.

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Go trekking in Rizal

Spend valuable time with your friends and reconnect with nature at Masungi Georeserve. There are a lot of things you can do at this conservation area, such as tea tasting in a garden picnic and volunteering in forest restoration efforts. The adventure lies on the Discovery Trail, wherein you and your friend group can trek for hours, explore cave formations, and more.

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Photo: JANNY MIRANDA (via Instagram)
Photo: JANNY MIRANDA (via Instagram)

Go ATV riding in Bulacan

2024 is the year of digital detoxes, slow traveling, and off-road adventures. You and your friends can do that and more on a proper weekend getaway at The Cabin Resorts. You can have your peace and quiet while also enjoying short bursts of activity here as the resort hotel offers swimming, biking, badminton, kayaking, and archery for free. But even better is that, for an upgrade, you and your friends can go on an ATV adventure for 30 minutes and enjoy a bonfire with s’mores!

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