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Awesome Experiences For The Long Weekends Of 2022

The ink is barely even dry on your 2022 New Year’s Resolution list, and you’re already thinking of a much-needed long break. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! A good vacation deserves some time for thoughtful planning, and we’re here to help you plan your long-weekend getaways in the Philippines this year.

Take note of these 2022 holidays and the dates you should file for work leaves!



Chinese New Year Weekend (Jan 29 – Feb 1, 2022)

Holiday: February 1, Tuesday (Special non-working)
File a leave: January 31, Monday

What to do:

There’s no better way to spend the CNY weekend than a food trip in Chinatown, Binondo! Soak up the old-world vibe and load up with some good luck from the feng shui stores!



EDSA Revolution Anniversary Weekend (Feb 25 – 28, 2022)

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Holiday: February 28, Monday (Special non-working)
File a leave: February 25 (Friday)

What to do:

Save this long weekend for a post-Valentine getaway with your special someone! Go on a romantic staycation in Rizal and check out these dating spots in Antipolo!



Holy Week (Apr 14 – 17, 2022)

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Holidays: April 14, Thursday – 15, Friday (Regular); April 16, Saturday (Special non-working)

What to do:

Whether you’re religious or not, the Holy Week is the perfect time to slow down, reflect, and reconnect with yourself. Go on a wellness retreat or get back in touch with nature through activities like hiking or camping. 



National Heroes’ Day Weekend (Aug 27 – 29, 2022)

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Holiday: August 29, Monday (Regular)

What to do:

This weekend is a great time to foster love and appreciation for local heritage as it also coincides with Buwan ng Wika. Travel back in time to the Philippines’ most beautiful historical and cultural destinations like Intramuros, Vigan, or Cebu.  



All Saints’ Day Weekend (Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2022)

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Holiday: February 28, Monday (Special non-working)
File a leave: February 25, Friday

Get into the Halloween spirit and check out the Philippines’ creepiest places you didn’t know existed in well-loved vacation spots. Or, get spooked right from your couch with an online mystery game experience you can virtually enjoy with friends!



Bonifacio Day Weekend (Nov 26 – 30, 2022)

Museo ng Paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio, Maragondon, Cavite via National Historical Commission of the Philippines

Holiday: November 30, Wednesday (Regular)
File a leave: November 28, Monday – 29, Tuesday

It’s another perfect time to rediscover your roots — go museum-hopping to fuel your nationalism or go on a road trip around quaint heritage towns like Pila, Laguna and Maragondon, Cavite.



Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary Weekend (Dec 8 – 11, 2022)

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Holiday: December 8, Thursday (Special non-working)
File a leave: December 9, Friday

What to do:

The days are getting cold — so make the most out of this winter-ish season and plan a vacation to the coolest places in the country! Pack your thickest clothes and head to Tagaytay, Baguio, Sagada, or Banaue.



Christmas Weekend (Dec 24 – 26, 2022)

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Holiday: December 25, Saturday (Regular)
File a leave: December 24, Friday

What to do:

From Ayala Triangle Gardens and BGC to Mall of Asia — do not miss the famed Christmas lighting events in Metro Manila! It’s also the best time for families with kids to indulge in a magical experience at Enchanted Kingdom!



Rizal Day and New Year Weekend (Dec 30, 2022 – Jan 1, 2023)

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Holiday: December 30, Friday (Regular)

The final days of the year should be spent in the best destinations in the Philippines! Ring in the new year at a countdown party on the white sands of Boracay or at a luxurious beachside resort in Cebu!



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