It was a great experience to stay for a day at the place and regret not staying there for a week. Excellent Vegan food and lush green ambience along with nicely made cottages for guests to stay which will give you a feeling of staying under the open sky. Found the staff very cooperative. The Yoga classes and other activities are sufficient enough the keep you occupied the whole day.
Set in the luscious region of Batangas, The Farm is a luxury retreat famed for its back-to-nature approach to emotional and physical health. They have a strong philosophy based on detoxifying regiments, raw nutrition and emotional guidance and support, which they believe are the keys to healthy living. Enjoy fresh and healthy vegan meals at the award-winning Alive! restaurant, where much of the produce is sourced from The Farm’s own Organic Garden. Take part in holistic activities from yoga and meditation, to circuit training and aqua aerobics, and unwind with indulgent spa treatments focusing on your own health and wellness.
Programmes at The Farm at San Benito
Set at the base of Mount Malarayat, just outside Lipa City, The Farm is a secluded tropical paradise famed for its holistic approach to health. Make the most of this fruitful region, and enjoy fresh, organic cuisine and spa treatments using locally produced ingredients and products. Immerse yourself in luxury, surrounded by coconut plantations, waterfalls and flourishing wildlife. The Farm is built around a 250-year-old mango tree which is said to possess healing powers, and much of the retreat’s wellness approach is based around the natural energy of the surrounding environment.
The Farm’s award-winning vegan restaurant is the first of its kind in the Philippines and is widely-regarded as a world-class dining experience for even the most seasoned traveller.
Alive! offers you some truly remarkable and original dishes to tempt your taste buds and improve your health. The restaurant specialises in raw vegan food, so no nutrients are lost in the cooking process. Enjoy favourites such as breakfast granola, fresh salads and raw chocolate desserts. The modern kitchen uses techniques such as blending, dehydrating and soaking to add flavour and textures to the raw natural foods.
Most of the restaurant’s produce comes from the resorts own Organic Garden alongside their Wheatgrass Bungalow which provides the wheatgrass for detoxifying juices and spa treatments.
The Farm at San Benito offers a range of accommodation from the rustic Sulu Terrace to the luxurious Master Villa. All perfectly complimenting your healthy retreat, these rooms team traditional Philippian decor with contemporary amenities. They also offer the following facilities as standard: Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi connection, safety deposit box, handmade soaps etc., hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, yoga mat, drinking water, kettle, herbal teas and fresh seasonal fruit.
Narra Pool Villa
- Alive! Cuisine Prep Class
- Floral Arrangement
- Oil of Life Tour
From traditional Asian massages to modern European treatments, the Spa at The Farm offers holistic therapies to suit you, whatever your health and relaxation goals. All products are natural and organically sourced; many of them are produced locally by The Farm itself, including coconut milk and oil, coffee and cocoa. Unwind by the Spa’s beautiful infinity pool and indulge in luxury treatments in the shadow of the majestic Mount Malarayat. The Spa offers many specialist therapies including:
- Tibetan Steam Therapy
- Peppermint Foot Scrub
- Anti-Stress Facial
- Therapeutic Massage
From the raw, vegan cuisine, to the products in the spa treatments, The Farm takes a wholly holistic approach to wellness and sources ingredients from its own Organic Garden. The Farm prides itself on being as self-sufficient as possible and believes this methodology is what helps create the healing nature of its retreats. They produce their own wheat grass for the fresh juices and harvest their own coconuts for food, drinks and spa therapies. This all-embracing attitude towards wellness will help you unwind and make you feel at one with nature.
Murari Lal BiyalaVisited December 2019