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Crystal Beach Resort, Zambales – Travel Guide + Itinerary

Crystal Beach Resort

Crystal Beach Resort is located in Brgy. La Paz, San Narcisco, Zambales. It’s a 4 hours drive away from Manila.

It’s been two months since the last time that we went out of Manila for a short vacation. And so, me and my siblings decided to look for a beach in Zambales. After doing some research, we came across Crystal Beach Resort’s pictures on Facebook. After reading reviews about it, we packed our things and get ourselves ready.

We left Manila at 9:00 AM on Thursday. We wanted to avoid the crowd so we went there on weekdays.

How to go to Crystal Beach Resort, Zambales?

We bought our tickets at Victory Liner Station in Cubao bound for Iba, Zambales. They also have terminals in Pasay, Caloocan, and Sampaloc. For the schedule, check out their page and enter your origin and destination (Iba). Tell the conductor to drop you off in San Narciso, Zambales. Fare: Php 315. Get off near San Sebastian Church in San Narciso, Zambales. Ride a tricycle to Crystal Beach Resort. Fare: P30 for 2 pax.

I think also need to add how to go back to Manila. If it’s weekend or peak season, tricycles are just waiting outside the resort but if it’s not, when you check out from the resort, ask the receptionist where you can ride a tricycle going to the bus terminal. They are kind enough to call one for you.

Crystal Beach Resort, Zambales Rates:

Click the link above to view their rooms. The rates list is available below.

Day Trip
Adult Rate: Php 895

Airconditioned Room
Standard King – PHP 3,700
Couple Suite – PHP 6,000
Cabin – PHP 3,600
Premier Queen – PHP 7,700
Premier Double – PHP 7,700
Deluxe Double – PHP 7,200
Standard Single – PHP 5,850
Dorm – PHP 14,800
2 pax – Standard Double – PHP 3,700
3 pax – Standard Double – PHP 5,850
6 pax – Standard Double – PHP 11,100

Non – Airconditioned Room
Standard Dorm – PHP 10,500
Tower House – PHP 4,650
Dorm Regular (7 pax) – PHP 9,450
Dorm Regular (10 pax) – PHP 13,500
Bamboo Cabin – PHP 1,350
Beach Cabin – PHP 3,050
Regular Single – PHP 4,125
Regular Double – PHP 2,900

Reg. Camping Tent – PHP 2,900
Camping (own tent) – PHP 999
Reg. Glamping Tent – PHP 4,350

Jungle Hostel – PHP 3,600

What to expect in Crystal Beach?

We didn’t reserve a room beforehand. 😎 I was actually confident that there will be available rooms since it’s weekdays. Though, it’s still advisable to book online or contact them- to be sure.

We arrived there at 1:40 PM just in time for check-in. (Check-in time – 2 PM: Check-out time – 12:00 noon). We got an air-conditioned room for 3.

They have this complimentary stuff in the room where we stayed.

After setting our bags. We rest a bit and then started to explore the area. The first thing that got our attention is this bamboo “hallway”. I don’t know what to call this. But it was so cute.

Crystal Beach Resort

They also have a body massage and tattoo area. But it’s not available when we get there. Or we need to inform the admin if we wanted to avail? Well, we don’t have plans so it didn’t matter.

Look how beautiful these trees are.

They also have tents available for those who wanted to experience glamping. They have different rooms and cottages to meet different needs – small rooms for couples, and bigger rooms for a group of friends or family. It’s up to you to pick which style and budget suits you. Seeing these tents makes me want to try glamping in the future.

Beach Area:

The place is actually huge and peaceful. The beach has a nice view. They have small huts and beaches where we enjoyed watching the sunset.

Resort in Zambales
My brother on this picture.

We took our dinner in their restaurant. Meals are a bit expensive. But it’s ok. Masarap naman. 😂 I enjoyed the breakfast buffet the next day. It has a wide variety of choices.

On day two, after eating breakfast we continued exploring the area. We found this cute area – they call the jungle. It has cottages at the side and surfing pads for those who wanted to try surfing.

Crystal Beach Resort
Crystal Beach Resort
Crystal Beach Resort

I really enjoy our stay at the resort. Though I wish they also have a swimming pool. Wow! Nagrequest. 🤣

Crystal Beach Resort Contact Details:

Brgy. La Paz, San Narcisco, Zambales
RESERVATIONS OFFICE HOURS : Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Crystal Beach Resort Contact Number:
☎️ Metro Manila: (02) 8 404-2342
Metro Manila: (02) 8 404-2456
Metro Manila: (02) 8 404-2502
Email Address:

You can also check our: Hundred Islands Itinerary and Expenses



  1. Hello! may i know how’d you commute going home? from crystal beach back to the bus terminal? thank you!

    • Hi! You can take a tricycle from the resort. Informed the staff you need a tricycle they will call one for you. Most of the time they are waiting outside the resort already. 🙂

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