Enjoy Your Own Hacienda for a Day at Alhibe Farm, Cebu

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Ever wondered what it’s like to have your own farm or hacienda? There’s a hillside farm stay in Cebu that lets you do just that: Alhibe Farm.

This Instagrammable Airbnb offers private earthy accommodations and a variety of nature-based activities that you can enjoy with family or friends. The farm only allows one booking at a time, so guests enjoy exclusive access to the entire one-hectare property for themselves.


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The lush mountains of Carmen encircle Alhibe Farm, offering guests an off-grid getaway where they can commune with nature in utmost peace and quiet. The land was originally tilled for agricultural use, until the owners decided to transform it into a boutique farm stay instead. 

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From Cebu City, it takes about a two-hour drive up north to the countryside in Barangay Sac-on, passing by steep hills and a river along the way. A 4WD would be best if you’re driving straight to the farm. 


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Alhibe Farm features a rustic one-bedroom hut and hillside glamping tents which comfortably accommodate up to 6 people. Up to 17 people may stay in the farm at any given time, but make sure to give them a heads-up prior upon reservation. Additional charges apply.

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Light and airy, the Payag hut opens up to a gorgeous view deck where you can enjoy a hot cuppa with mountains in view.  It comes with:

  • Common kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Indoor toilet and bath
  • Work desk 

The deck at Payag can also be used for camping and outdoor activities.

Meanwhile, the glamping tents are perfect for large groups and offer a refreshing take on living with nature. Guests have access to a common outdoor toilet and bath, with the tree canopies overhead.


Alhibe Farm’s location makes it a catch basin of spring water coming from the surrounding mountains, making for soothing and refreshing dips in its spring-fed pool. 

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Apart from the pool, a host of other unique amenities await:

  • Bantawan, a covered bamboo deck within a mini forest.This is where dinner is served. Al fresco movie nights, complete with projector, can also be set up, as well as yoga sessions. 
  • Bonfire pit
  • Kaduyanan, or hammock area
  • Alhibe Swing and Bird’s Nest seats
  • Musical instruments and bluetooth speakers
  • Books
  • Board games and sports equipment


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Nature aficionados will find a stay at Alhibe a treat, with plenty of outdoor recreational activities available. These include: 

  • Nature walks at Baktasan,a forest trail 
  • Bonfire and camping
  • Firefly watching
  • Star gazing
  • Swimming
  • Lazing around in the garden or hammock area


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P9,364 per night for 6 guests, inclusive of:

  • Set breakfast meals and early dinner
  • Two parking lots for up to 2 vehicles and use of street parking (up to 5 vehicles)
  • Towels and toiletries
  • Pool use
  • Bonfire pit with 1 set of firewood
  • 24/7 access to in-house staff, plus night guard from Thursday to Tuesday
  • A souvenir plant upon checkout 
  • Use of all outdoor amenities

Other amenities with add-on rates:

Additional rates for guests in excess of 6: 

  • P1,350 per head for guests ages 11 and up
  • P1,150 per head for guests ages 4 to 10
  • P200 for every guest visitor. Visitors are allowed only until 6 pm. Otherwise, they will be charged the full per-head rate.


  • Movie night outdoor setup
  • Use of sound system
  • Use of outdoor tables, benches, or portable open tents  for events

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