Have you ever wondered how the houses looked during the late 1800s and early 1900s? Wonder no more! You don't even need a time machine to experience the past, just go to Bagac, Bataan where Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is located. Depending on who's driving, travel time via SCTEX takes about 3 to 4 hours from Manila.
Upon entry, you are greeted by a security personnel wearing a Spanish era guardia sibil outfit.
We then proceeded to the reception area where a very Pinoy welcome drink of sago't gulaman is given to guests and visitors alike.
We stayed at the third floor in a spacious bi-level room in Paseo de Escolta
at P5,525 (weekday rate).
From its original locations, all the materials were carefully transported in Bagac to re-create brick by brick and plank by plank all these historical houses.
Walking guided tour happens every hour, starting at 8:30 am, to learn about the history of the houses and its owners. I suggest you join the 8:30 am or the 3:30pm to avoid the afternoon heat. Guests are required to leave the slippers or shoes outside each houses to keep it clean and as it was also a practice in the past. Wear flip flops instead of shoes. My sons had difficulty catching up with the tour as they were wearing rubber shoes.
Other fun things to do at Las Casas: Swim at the beach, swim at the pool and
take lots and lots of photos!
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is located at Bo. Pag-asa, Bagac, Bataan.
For more informations and/or reservation call their Manila office at 332-5338
or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org