St. John the Baptist Parish Church

We went to St. John the Baptist Parish Church the next day and attended the Sunday Mass.


Commonly known as Calamba Church, it was founded in 1779 and located adjacent to Jose Rizal’s house.


Jose Rizal’s Ancestral House

Also known as Rizal’s Shrine, located in Calamba town proper and was rebuilt in June 19, 1950.


Typical house made of stone and bricks on the first floor and hardwood on the second floor. Windows are made of wood and capiz shells.


Jordan Spring Resort

It is a newly refurbished private resort owned by a Filipino couple located inside Solemar de Pansol in Calamba Laguna.


The resort has 3 rooms that can accommodate up to 35pax.


It also has a kiddie pool and adult pool with slide and the water is hot from the spring.


Amenities also include free use of stove, ref and kitchen utensils and unlimited use of the videoke as well. We paid P15,000 for our 22 hours stay and it is definitely worth it.


You may contact the caretaker Ate Janet at 9358702435 for reservations.


Laguna is part of the Calabarzon Region which also include the provinces of Cavite, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon. It has 24 municipalities and its capital is Sta. Cruz.


photo credits to maps of world


Famous for its hot spring resorts, we stayed there overnight last July 30 in celebration of my dad’s 61st birthday and the baptism of my nephew.

Urbiztondo Grill House

Before heading back to Manila, we dropped by Urbiztondo Grill House to have our lunch.


The restaurant is a bungalow type made of nipa. Aside from the cozy and clean place, the staff are also accommodating and the food tasted great and budget friendly as well.


It is located at the National Highway. You may contact them at 2422579 or 09056038023.