If people are to look for the silver lining in the situation the pandemic has plunged the world into, they can point to wellness being in the spotlight and the importance of preventive healthcare. Now that travel restrictions are being lifted, and with people feeling the toll of being stuck in the same spot for months, it is not surprising that they are itching to go and visit other places once more.
Now that travelers are planning their vacations around their health and safety, there are many considerations they need to take. To help with this important decision, here are 10 reasons why The Farm at San Benito is the most ideal place to visit, especially at this time.
1. COVID-Free Safe Haven
The Farm has made sure to put up precautions to ensure guests are assured that when they visit the property, their wellness journey is not hindered by a COVID infection. The Farm is the first medical wellness resort to put up its own on-site COVID testing center. Upon arrival, all guests are required to undergo the Antigen Nasal Swab Test all administered by medical doctors and licensed health professionals. RT-PCR test is also made available on-site.
All guest and treatment rooms at The Farm are sanitized by Sanivir Smoke which is proven by international laboratories to kill Corona Virus on all surfaces and in the air effectively.
The Farm’s efforts to keep a COVID-free safe haven for guests amid this pandemic has been recognized once again through the Healing Certification given by Healing Hotels of the World, Germany. The Healing Certification is proof that our medical wellness resort passed the comprehensive healing excellence criteria which is not only limited to COVID-19 safety and sanitation measures. Released by the Healing Hotels of the World, the certificate also means that The Farm is recognized for its “commitment to healing on both a safety and holistic level.”
In addition, The Farm has also been issued by the Department of Tourism a DOT safety seal in recognition of the property’s strict adherence to safety and health protocols against COVID-19. With these efforts, The Farm has also fulfilled the requirements and is authorized by the department to operate as a staycation.
2. Healing Environment
It has been found that many people benefit just by being physically close to nature. Just a 90-minute drive south of Manila, The Farm rests on 48 hectares of lush greenery and has a stunning view of the majestic mountains with a microbiome-rich ecosystem and positive life-giving energy radiating around the property.
The Farm is sure to calm the guests’ senses through the beautiful sights it has to offer. The spacious property means guests can enjoy their privacy from other guests and still be out in the open air.
3. Mindful Movements & Wellness Activities
Modern living demands a lot from people and, unfortunately, the mind which suffers the most often sends the most inconspicuous signals for help, if anything at all. The Farm, as a firm believer in a holistic approach to healing, have mindful activities that guests can take part in to address their mental or emotional stress. Families would be happy to know also that The Farm is child and pet-friendly too!
Complimentary daily mindful movement and functional fitness activities include Yoga Sessions, Mandala Flower Meditation, Power Walking, Functional Fitness, Wellness Talk with Afternoon Tea, Sound Healing, Kids’ Activities, and more!
4. A Life-Changing Holiday
The pandemic has introduced a new stream of travelers – people are more cautious and conscious in looking for a unique vacation focused on their health, wellness, and overall well-being. For 18 years, The Farm has been recognized in the world for its life-transformative retreats and holistic health programs that address and treat lifestyle diseases and chronic illnesses.
The Farm has its own team of licensed doctors and health professionals available 24/7. Each treatment offered at The Farm is also medically supervised – carefully planned and conducted by internationally trained health professionals – integrative medical doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, psychologists, dental hygienists, nurses, nutritionists, living food experts, fitness coaches, and yoga teachers. The Farm offers medically supervised, science-based programs: Immune Support, Post-COVID Recovery, Holistic Detox Cleanse, Radiation Detox, Mental Health, Pain Management, Weight Management, Diabetes Prevention, & Heart Health, Holistic Cancer Care, Yoga & Raw Food Retreat, Sleep Induction, Post-Natal Care, Smoking Cessation and more.
5. Wellness Cuisine
To further aid the body in its healing, The Farm has chosen to offer only the healthiest cuisines to guests. The Farm offers vegan farm-to-table food where fresh produce is hand-picked from its 5,700 sqm onsite organic vegetable & herb garden. Here, guests can personally see where the food they enjoy at the property comes from. The Farm also offers pescatarian dishes inspired by the Blue Zone diet which focuses on health and the longevity of life.
It has always been a routine – a tradition almost, for travelers to document the places they visit with a picture or two, maybe more depending on their commitment to social media. As such, what better place to visit than The Farm? With beautiful “Instagrammable” villas set amid the scenic nature with the mountain range peeking on one side, guests will surely be inspired to share their wellness journey with their friends.
7. Energy Vortex
If you really want something, then do your best and chase after it. To cover all bases, you can also visit the three-century-old Mango Tree at The Farm. This spot is also where two energy lines crisscrossing our planet meet – creating an energy vortex. Such vortices are believed to positively affect one’s health. One of the main attractions at the property, some guests make it a point to make their way there and, as they take in the peace and quiet while basking in nature’s beauty, set their intentions in the presence of this majestic tree.
This powerful energy vortex can also be found at the 341-sqm Master Villa. Being close to this healing vortex is one additional benefit one must experience when staying at The Farm.
8. Healing Spa and Water Wellness Experience
When it comes to relaxation, massages are often a standard in many establishments. Here at The Farm, therapists were trained by an international expert who traveled across the world to incorporate special techniques and skills. The Farm is well known for its world-class spa treatments and Filipino “Hilot” traditional remedies for muscle aches and pain. Guests feel the nurturing touch that is comparable to no other.
The Farm’s Acqua Hydrotherapy Sanctuary also offers a multi-step water wellness program to heal the whole body and address body pain.
9. Wellness Workation
The Farm at San Benito has successfully pioneered wellness workation in the country. With the Department of Tourism (DOT) continuously supporting health, wellness, and medical tourism in the Philippines, The Farm proves that it is possible to continue working while immersing in a healthy lifestyle.
Those who wish to take a wellness sabbatical at The Farm can enjoy special long-stay rates from a minimum of one month and over. Famous A-list celebrities, business owners, and entrepreneurs have already experienced this concept of wellness workation, some of whom have stayed from 1 month to over 1 year, taking advantage of the scenic sights offered by Mother Nature to calm their minds and access other medically supervised Health Optimization Programs.
10. Green Destination
In recent years, people have become more aware of the impact humanity’s existence has on the planet. With this awareness comes the desire to protect Earth, which also inspired many establishments, like The Farm, to make ethical and environment-friendly choices.
Examples of these choices have been mentioned earlier: serving farm-to-table, plant-based, wholefood, vegan cuisine, which apart from being beneficial to people’s health, has also been proven to be good for the environment. The Farm, being an eco-socially responsible business and a true green destination also minimizes carbon footprint by reducing the use of plastics and patronizing local and organic products. The Farm is famous for its Absolutely No Heat Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which is known for its anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties. Pressed from organic coconuts that can be found in the property, this VCO is 100% natural and contains no chemicals and preservatives and chemicals.
These are just ten reasons among hundreds of others as to why The Farm is the best choice for your next vacation. Come and see it for yourself!