The Farm at San Benito Recognized as an Exemplary Healing Hotel, Receives Healing Certification from Germany and Philippine Department of Tourism Safety Seal

COVID forced all businesses particularly in the tourism industry to comply with stricter measures to continue operation. The Farm at San Benito, as a medical wellness facility, was able to secure necessary permits to allow its reopening last year May 2020, the first to reopen in the country and continue its mission to champion a holistic approach to wellness and preventative medicine.

The Farm’s efforts to keep a safe haven for health enthusiasts amid this trying time has been recognized once again through the Healing Certification given by Healing Hotels of the World, Germany. The Healing Certification is proof that the medical wellness resort passed the comprehensive healing excellence criteria which are not limited to COVID-19 safety measures required in their respective regions.

The Farm has set up its onsite COVID testing center to ensure that all guests and staff do not pose any risk to others on the property. In addition, the staff is required to undergo this test regularly at a reasonable time.

Released by the Healing Hotels of the World, the certificate also means that the hotel is recognized for its “commitment to healing on both a safety and holistic level.” It also highlights exceptional healing perspectives in order to achieve wellness through programs and treatments specifically addressing COVID-19 related recovery and other holistic health and lifestyle goals.

The Farm has come up with specifically designed Immune Support and Post-COVID Recovery Program both for those who wish to increase their fighting chance against the infection and those who have gotten well but are suffering from what is known as “Post-COVID Syndrome” which is characterized by loss of taste and smell, fatigue, difficulty breathing, muscle & joint pains as well as digestive issues.

The Farm also offers other medically supervised, science-based programs such as Holistic Detox Cleanse, Radiation Detox, Mental Health, Pain Management, Weight Management, Diabetes Prevention, & Heart Health, Holistic Cancer Care, Sleep Induction, Smoking Cessation, and more.

The Healing Certification was created to include “holistic healing as a key component for guests to be able to evaluate the worth of visiting a property.” Prior to this, industry certifications are mainly limited to safety and cleanliness protocols. As establishments under the rising wellness industry, Healing Hotels of the World wants to make sure that each hotel’s merits with regard to health are highlighted as well. As Healing Hotels of the World CEO and co-founder Anne Biging put it, “Healing Certification demonstrates this property’s commitment not only to Covid-19 safety protocols, but also to deeply nourishing programs which create healing havens for body, mind, and soul. Time spent at a healing destination will help you to find a release from the trauma and stress we have all experienced over this past year – providing each of us a new sense of peace and vitality.”

In addition, The Farm at San Benito has also been issued by the Department of Tourism (DOT) 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.

The battle against COVID-19 is not an impossible fight to win. By following government mandates and the pieces of advice by health experts, people can surely overcome the pandemic. As for The Farm at San Benito, it will strive to remain true to its mission and won’t let this hindrance stop it from promoting holistic wellness to those who are looking to achieve a better and healthier version of themselves.

For bookings and inquiries, call:

+63 918 884 8080
+63 917 572 2325
Medical Admin: +63 917 572 2322
24/7 hotline: +63 917 572 2222

or send us an e-mail at info@thefarm.com.ph

ABOUT CG CORP GLOBAL
A LEADING MULTINATIONAL GLOBAL CONGLOMERATE COMPRISING OVER 167 COMPANIES AND 79 BRANDS, PRESENT ACROSS 24 COUNTRIES.
Established in 1933, the multinational conglomerate CG Corp Global comprises of 167 companies across verticals that include FMCG, Hospitality, Education, Realty, Energy/Infra, Electronics, cement & telecom/IT. With operations based out of 24 countries, the group has marked a remarkable global growth story driven by rapid expansion.  CG Corp Global is a traditional corporation that continually evolves with Industry disruptions and commits to the highest standards in whatever it undertakes.
ABOUT CG HOSPITALITY
CG Hospitality, the hospitality wing of CG Corp Global has a proud history of successful joint ventures in the hospitality sector with esteemed partners and owns some of the most iconic assets globally with some of the leading hospitality brands over two decades such as Taj, Taj Safari, Vivanta, Jetwing, Radisson, Ekho, Fairmont and its own brands The Zinc, The Fern, Summit, The Farm and so on. CG Hospitality portfolio comprises of over 141 hotels & resorts in 12 countries and 91 destinations with over 8,246 keys. By 2025, the portfolio is expected to grow to over 200 hotels and 10,000 keys.
ABOUT THE FARM
The Farm at San Benito, which is a proud member of CG Hospitality, is an eco-luxury, holistic, medical wellness resort located in Lipa City, Batangas, which is a 90-minute drive south of Manila. It rests on 48 hectares of lush green jungle and has a stunning view of the majestic mountains and pure and fresh air with clear and positive life-giving energy radiating around the property. Its world-class facilities and services have made it a recipient of 61 prestigious international accolades, including “The Best Medical Wellness Resort in the World.”
Guests visit for a large number of reasons—from well-being and rejuvenation to deeper health issues. The Farm offers natural and holistic medically supervised health programs that address some of the most alarming and prevalent lifestyle illnesses in today’s society, such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, chronic pain, hormonal imbalance, as well as anxiety, stress, and depression. Programs are carefully planned and conducted by internationally trained integrative medical doctors, nurses, spa therapists, nutritionists, living food experts, fitness coaches, and yoga teachers.
The Farm’s healing journey is focused around five pillars: Diagnose, Cleanse, Nourish, Repair, and Sustain. The aim is to help the guests’ bodies return to their ideal balanced state and achieve holistic optimum wellness using five key healing components: holistic integrative medical services; nurturing spa and hydrotherapy water wellness; plant-based, wholefood, vegan cuisine; mindful movement, and functional fitness; and healing environment and heartfelt service.
With only 40 exclusive suites and villas, a well-maintained property, world-class service, and the Filipinos’ nurturing touch, The Farm offers guests an unparalleled life-changing holiday experience.