13 Private Villas and Airbnbs in La Union for That Beach Life Experience

Over the past years, La Union has become one of the go-to destinations for quick weekend getaways and beach trips. It has also become a favorite by digital nomads for week-long or month-long stays to have that taste of the beach life even for just a bit.

La Union offers anyone a chance to slow down and relax by the beach. It’s also one of the more famous beach destinations now because of how easy it is to get to—whether you’re commuting by bus or driving for 4 to 5 hours. So, if you’re planning a beach vacation soon and you want a slice of that beach life with your very own private villa or Airbnb, here are our recommendations for where to stay in La Union:

Ycasa Villas

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Ycasa Villas is home to three gorgeous Bali-inspired private villas. Their villas can accommodate 2-4 people, making this a great spot for an intimate and relaxing vacation. All three villas also have a private pool, a lounge deck, a bathtub, and beautiful tropical-style interiors. Of course, these villas also include super comfy beds, free WiFi, and a Netflix-ready smart TV.

While it may not be a beachfront property, it’s only a few minutes walk to the beach. If you’re not in the mood to walk, you can just enjoy a dip in the private pools!

Visit Ycasa Villas at Calle de Rosario, Taboc, San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 8,000/night. Book a stay via their Instagram page.

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Manilokanos Home

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Manilokanos Home is said to be a “Manila home in a seafront setting.” This massive private villa has 3 bedrooms, a spacious living room and dining room, plus a cozy balcony filled with relaxing seating options for those relaxing conversations with the family or barkada.

This property is unique because it also includes a huge 2-story beach-facing cabana that offers a breathtaking view of the sea and the famous La Union sunset. It’s also a property located in the quieter parts of La Union, so it’s a great option for a peaceful beach retreat.

Visit Manilokanos Home at Amita Street, Taboc, San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 20,000/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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This beautiful beachfront villa is the perfect embodiment of simple elegance. The interiors of Aleséa feature minimalist yet tasteful furniture, plus the white walls create a serene and sophisticated ambiance. It also makes the whole home glow golden when the gorgeous La Union sunset hits the walls.

The villa includes 3 cozy bedrooms, free WiFi, an infinity pool and an outdoor jacuzzi that faces the ocean, plus an outdoor bar area!

Visit Alesea at Baroro, Bacnotan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 32,375/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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Aginana Villas

Aginana Villas offers two massive private villas and two suites, making it a flexible accommodation for families of all sizes. Whether you’re traveling on your honeymoon, or you have the whole clan in tow, Aginana Villas has a home for you.

Their biggest villa features two floors, 3 bedrooms, and even a shared pool! They also offer scrumptious breakfast and coffee from their sister restaurant (Manna Kitchen). Aginana Villas is also perfect for families with babies as they have infant amenities available upon request, such as a co-sleeping nest, a changing mat, and a baby bathtub.

Visit Aginana Villas at San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 8,000/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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Villa Aurora

Villa Aurora doesn’t just give you a home close to the beach, but also a serene place to stay since it’s also surrounded by rice fields. This luxe private villa has two bedrooms, plus some sleeping options in the living room to accommodate a total of 9 guests.

Villa Aurora also has an outdoor pool, but it’s also within walking distance to the beach—best of both worlds!

Visit Villa Aurora at San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 10,143/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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The Lofts

These loft-style villas are super accessible, so it’s perfect for both first-time visitors and even the ones who go to LU regularly. They have their own parking spaces, they’re located right by the main highway, they’re super near to the hottest food and drink spots in town, and they’re within walking distance of the beach.

The Lofts is definitely a great option if you’re aiming for convenience and accessibility.

Visit The Lofts at Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 4,286/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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Bighani is a gorgeous Japandi-style home that offers an overlooking view of the ocean and the gorgeous San Juan sunset. You can either rent the rooms or rent the whole house that can accommodate up to 11 people.

Bighani has two spacious bedrooms, a kitchen, a patio with an outdoor dining area, and an abundance of workspaces. It’s great for digital nomads and remote workers who want to enjoy a new environment.

Visit Bighani at Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union. Rates per room start at PHP 9,643/night. Book a stay via their social media or via Airbnb here.

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Villa Marikit

Villa Marikit is a bright and vibrant vacation home with 3 spacious bedrooms that can accommodate up to 11 guests. It’s perfect for big groups and family reunions, especially since the villa has parking for up to 5 cars. The house has white walls with a splash of color thanks to the vibrant wall murals.

Villa Marikit also has a plunge pool, super-fast WiFi, and dedicated workspaces. Plus, they’re a pet-friendly property!

Visit Villa Marikit at Ili Sur, San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 10,00/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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The Dune House

The Dune House offers a unique and tranquil home that gives you direct access to the beach. The gorgeous home has 3 bedrooms, state-of-the-art furniture and equipment, and lots of space for lounging around, relaxing, and doing yoga.

There’s also a gorgeous infinity pool with the perfect view of the beach, and an RV that acts as the 4th bedroom of this property. So, if you’ve always wanted to experience van life and beach life, The Dune House is the property for you.

Visit The Dune House at Taboc, San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 30,000/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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Burt Little Home

Burt Little Home is a relaxing Japanese-style home that gives you a touch of nature with the cute tiny tree planted right inside it! This gorgeous minimalist home definitely looks like it popped out straight from the movies. It may be a quaint little home, but it definitely offers a lot more space than you’d think, especially when it gets lots of natural light.

Burt Little Home can accommodate up to 4 guests, but if you want a bit of solace and enjoy slow days by yourself, it’s definitely a great option for you! It’s also a very pet-friendly property.

Visit Burt Little Home at Ili Norte, San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 4,600/night. Book a stay via their website or via Airbnb here.

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Dalum Kubo

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Dalum Kubo is a modern fusion of the traditional bahay kubo and industrial architecture. With its lush greens and relaxing outdoor spaces, it offers a peaceful and quiet place to stay in La Union.

This modern bahay kubo has 4 suites plus a family room, and you can either book by the room or book the whole place for yourself.

Dalum Kubo also has an outdoor pool, a healthy lawn, a coffee nook, and lots of common spaces⏤perfect when you’re traveling with a large group.

Visit Dalum Kubo at Dalumpinas Oeste, San Fernando City, La Union. Room rates start at PHP 3,500/night. Book a stay via their website.

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Eliseos is a bed and breakfast that definitely offers more than a place to stay. Just one look at the exciting common areas and you know you’re in for a great time. They have five suites that you can book, but you can also consider their bungalow-style cottages.

You might want to especially consider the beach cottage which has a skate bowl (yes, a skate bowl), an outdoor lounge, and a gorgeous view of the sea.

Whichever cottage or suite you book, you’ll also have access to the pool and sauna. Plus, you get to enjoy a hearty breakfast from the famous Makan.

Visit Eliseos at St. Jude Village, Brgy. Ili Norte, San Juan, La Union. Room rates start at PHP 8,500/night. Book a stay via their website.

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Ysla Villa

Ysla Villa offers a romantic tropical-style getaway in La Union. This 2-bedroom villa was heavily inspired by picture-perfect Bali resorts, so it’s definitely one of the more stylish options in the area.

This private resort offers a secluded getaway that’s perfect for honeymooners, small friend groups, or immediate family vacations. Ysla Villa has a private pool, an outdoor dining area and kitchen, plus free parking! PS. The beach is just a short walk away.

Visit Ysla Villa at San Juan, La Union. Rates start at PHP 7,000/night. Book a stay via Airbnb here.

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