MGM Ranch and Farm

MGM Ranch and Farm, Batangas

Getting away from the city is one of the highlights of my week. This time, my brother and I visited MGM Ranch and Farm in Batangas to experience life in the province.

MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

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Checking In at MGM Ranch and Farm

From the road, I first thought that “Is there really a farm here?” it is because the entrance is in the city. But the signs kept going on until we reach the actual farm.

MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

This heritage house is the first one that we saw since we entered the property. It’s like it is taking me back to the old times haha.

old house MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

 

Different Types of Accommodations in MGM Ranch and Farm

There are various types of accommodations here in MGM Ranch and Farm, you may choose between the old houses, the cabins, or the nipa huts.

different kinds of accommocation MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

Red Barn Cabin

This is the Red Barn Cabin where my brother and I stayed. We just parked our car beside it, which is very convenient. This accommodation is good for 2 people.

red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Here is what it looks like at night, it is so cute!

red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

We had a great time spending our time just outside the cabin because the outside is also cozy, and we love the fresh breeze of the air.

red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Inside the cabin, there is a queen-sized bed that is designed to match the Red Barn theme.

red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

There is also a cute corner with a chair.

red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Here is the area of the clothes rack with hangers and emergency light.

red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

Here’s the comfort room, which has everything we need. Shampoo, body wash, alcohol, and the toilet bowl have a bidet. Bath towels are also provided.

comfort room red barn MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

To summarize here are the features of the Red Barn Cabin

  • Good for 2 persons
  • Queen-size bed
  • Airconditioning Unit
  • Chair inside, and bench outside
  • Dining tables and chairs
  • Private comfort room
  • Clothes Rack, Emergency Light
  • Towels, alcohol, shampoo, soap

 

Yellow Barn Cabin

Just in front of our cabin is the Yellow Cabin Barn, which is the same as ours but this can accommodate up to 6 persons. It also has a big dining area beside it.

yellow barn cabin MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Features:

  • Good for 6 persons
  • 2 Queen-size beds, extra mattresses
  • Private bathroom
  • Kitchen sink
  • Dining Area
  • Airconditioning Unit
  • Clothes Rack, Emergency Light
  • Towels, alcohol, shampoo, soap

 

Daldalita Room

If you wanna have the ambiance of the classic houses, this is one of them. This is near the swimming pool, so you’ll have easy access to it.

daldalita room MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Features:

  • Good for 5 persons
  • 1 Queen-size bed, extra mattresses
  • Private Bathroom
  • Airconditioning Unit
  • Clothes Rack, Emergency Light
  • Towels, alcohol, shampoo, soap

 

Bonifacio House

This is the biggest accommodation on the ranch, and it really is an old house. So cool! It is also just in front of the swimming pool.

Bonicafio House MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

This is what it looks like at night.

Bonifacio House at night MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

Features:

  • Good for 10 persons
  • 1 King-size bed, 1 double-size bed, extra mattresses
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Private Bathroom & Lavatory
  • Airconditioning Unit
  • Clothes Rack, Emergency Light
  • Towels, alcohol, shampoo, soap

 

Hideaway B&B

This is the accommodation near their restaurant and the first one that the guests can see.

Hideaway B&B MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

The special feature of this one is the Kawa Hot Bath.

Kawa Bath hideaway B&B MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Features:

  • Good for 2 persons
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • Airconditioning Unit
  • Clothes Rack, Emergency Light
  • Towels, alcohol, shampoo, soap

 

Glamping Hut

Finally, they also have glamping huts that look like the native Bahay Kubo.

Glamping Hut MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Features:

  • Good for 2 persons
  • Full-size bed
  • Electric Fan
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Common Kitchen

 

 

Amenities and Things to do in MGM Ranch and Farm

The ranch and farm have a lot of amenities that adults and kids will love.

1.  Farm Life

If ever you are stressed, this place is the right destination for you. Life here is very peaceful.

MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

2. Horse Feeding

There are various horses on the ranch, some are in the stables and some are just roaming around.

Horse feeding MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

They are always hungry even though they just ate haha. So, we just grabbed the leaves and give it to them to feed them.

Horse feeding MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

3. Sheep Feeding

Aside from horses, there are lots of sheep here, which keeps on making noise until you feed them. Haha I really enjoyed feeding them.

sheep feeding MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

sheep feeding MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

4. Swimming Pool

If you love swimming, they also have a swimming pool which is open 24/7. Oh yes you can swim during the day or at night.

swimming pool MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

Here’s my brother burning his calories by swimming at night.

swimming pool MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

5. IG-Worthy Spots

There are various IG-worthy spots on the ranch and farm, which includes this bird’s nest.

birds nest MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

6. Other Animals

There are also other animals here like these birds, which you can watch.

MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

7. Horse Petting

The horses around are very friendly, so it’s nice to pet them.

horse petting MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

Here’s my brother petting the horse. He said this is like the meme from Attach on Titan.

horse petting MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

8. Cafe at the Ranch

They also have a restaurant, the Cafe at the Ranch. They serve snacks up to complete meals. There is always a complimentary breakfast once you book a stay here.

Cafe at the Ranch - Where to eat in Taal Batangas MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels

There is no corkage in MGM Ranch and Farm so you can bring your food. But if you did not bring any food, it’s okay because you can order from them.

 

 

Pictures taken in MGM Ranch and Farm

 

Rates of MGM Ranch and Farm

Here are the rates for the different kinds of accommodation.

rates MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

rates MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

rates MGM Ranch and Farm - Happy and Busy Travels Where to stay in Batangas

 

How to Get to MGM Ranch and Farm?

There are a lot of ways to get here.

Public Transportation

  • Ride a bus going to Lemery.
  • Go down at Taal Town.
  • Ride a tricycle to MGM Ranch and Farm

 

Private Transportation

There are two ways to get here via private transportation. The first is via Tagaytay.

  • Go to Tagaytay and go through Tagaytay – Nasugbu road.
  • At the fork (right side has Nasugbu sign) take the left road. This is Diokno Highway, which is a zigzag road but a very scenic one.
  • At the end of the highway, turn left.
  • Then, at the roundabout, take the second exit.
  • After 10 minutes you will see Flying V gas station. Turn right, and immediately turn left.
  • Follow the signage until you reach the actual entrance.

Second is via SLEX/Star Tollway

  • Ride all the way to SLEX until Star Tollway, then exit at Lipa Exit.
  • Go straight the road until you reach the fork with Phoenix Gasoline station, take the right road.
  • Go on for 30 minutes until you reach the end of the road with a Petron gasoline station, turn right. This road is the Palico-Balayan Road.
  • Continue for 10 minutes until you reach another fork, this time take the left, then immediately turn left.
  • Follow the signage until you reach the actual entrance.

For easier reference, you can just use Google Maps or Waze.

 

How to Book?

  • Simply message the resort through their Facebook or cellphone number.
  • Pay the 50% downpayment, and pay the remaining 50% upon check-in.
  • A Valid ID will be required to be presented for contact tracing purposes.
  • Modes of payment: BDO bank transfer, GCash, or cash.
  • No refund, only rebooking is allowed.

 

Important Information about MGM Ranch and Farm

Facebook page: MGM Ranch and Farm

Contact number: 0936 909 1354

Check-in at 2 PM, Check-out is 12 PM

Address: Diversion Road, Taal, Batangas

Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/

 

 

Happy and Busy’s Smileys for MGM Ranch and Resort

My brother and I overall enjoyed our overnight stay in the resort. We hope we can come back someday because the experience is awesome.

Cleanliness

This is a ranch so I am expecting foul odor from the animals but to my surprise, there is no super foul odor.

Facilities

Service

We love kuya Max, he guided us through the stables and he showed us the roaming horses. The staff are friendly, and the owners are hands-on.

Value for money

Location 

Ambiance 

 

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2 Comments

  • Rowena Callo Villareno
    Wow love it po ganda ng ambiance perfect place for staycation para maka pag relax and maka Langhap ng sariwang hangin 🤗 ganda din ng room kaya comfy mag stay jan complete pa sa gamit😊
  • Joaquin Eli Bacod
    Thank you for sharing this , very informative tlga . Ang saya sa ganito mag staycation , ang aliwalas ng nature . Ang dming cabin din ang pagpipilian ❤️😍

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