Backpacking In The Philippines? UNWND And Chill In This Luxury Hostel
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Backpacking in the Philippines? UNWND and Chill in this Luxury Hostel

Backpacking in the Philippines? UNWND and Chill in this Luxury Hostel

Special Features | June 2, 2021
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Luxury hostel UNWND is a creative space with vibrant interiors and bright energy—one that caters to backpackers and flashpackers with a thirst for adventure.

More often than not, we usually travel with family and friends—in a group with an itinerary or plan in tow. But backpacking? Now that’s a whole other experience.

Backpacking, you see, thrives on the authentic travel experience. There, you embrace traveling in all its rawness—from the gritty experience of unchartered trips to the dirt and dust from hiking, the smoke that comes with eating street food… all of it. Unlike the glitz and glamor of fine dining and shopping in high-class malls, the backpacking life thrives on the unknown. The unplanned. And with it, comes the celebration of what is called: “The Art of Chill”.

But after relishing in the sights and sounds of the cities, the beaches, the streets, and more, backpackers and flashpackers are in need of rest. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is where hostels come in.

A Creative Space

Affordable accommodations to suit the free-spirited lifestyle of backpackers and the budget-conscious nature of flashpackers, a hostel also adds to the overall experience. Thus, the hostel you choose in the end must be a good one, too. The flashpackers of today, you see, consider more than just price. The appearance, the presentation, the amenities… all of it matter, too. Thus, hostels too have to step up their game when it comes to hospitality and customer satisfaction.

Mirroring the free spirit and creative energy of backpackers and flashpackers, you get UNWND—an eco-luxury hostel. With boutique spaces scattered all over the Philippines, you get the best of both worlds: the comforts of a hotel paired with the authentic cultural experiences wherever you go.

Relax and Unwind at UNWND

There are many kinds of backpackers—from solitary lone wolves to adventure-seekers, or even travelers who come in groups. And this gave rise to the flashpackers, who are willing to spend a little extra for comfort. For all these and more, UNWND has various accommodations to suit these needs.

Take for example the rooms for groups of 6 to 8, which resemble a luxury cruise bunk—complete with integrated lockers, USB outlets, curtains for privacy, and shared bathrooms. Or perhaps the twin, double, and luxury suites for travelers on holiday… nomadic-style. With plush beds, curated artworks, accent throw pillows, these rooms resemble a homey resort. And best of all, each space comes with complimentary amenities, so all you need to bring with you are your essentials.

What’s more, for long-term travelers, there is the option of a luxury flat. A creative space that’s larger than your average hotel room, it’s perfect for hosting both foreign and local guests. Expect premium linens, traces of British colonial design, and luxury safari references to complete the journey of a lifetime.

The Luxury Hostel Experience

But what’s a trip without good food and drink? UNWND offers a pleasant cap after long hours of meetings and working remotely through their restaurant: WYP Restaurant. With local flavors, global dishes, and comfort food at your fingertips, you can enjoy a taste of home or the taste of something new. What’s more, you can pair these delicious offerings with drinks and concoctions created by the resident mixologist.

What’s more, you can relax, unwind and chill with the pleasant amenities that UNWND has to offer. From basking under the sun in their Jacuzzi to drinking on their rooftop lounge or even enjoying a massage in the in-house spa, there are many ways to have fun even in your hostel.

And finally, enjoy a newfound appreciation for the arts through the global and cultural sights that UNWND has to offer. In partnership with Metro Gallery, this hostel has curated an immersive art experience to fuel your creative energy. With murals, mixed media renderings, and more, the art of appreciating art becomes a sensory experience. And should you want to bring back a keepsake, certain artworks are up for sale—looking for new homes.

Overall, UNWND is a hostel that offers more than just accommodations. It offers a holistic travel experience—one that you can look back and remember fondly. And with every visit, UNWND hopes to create fond memories that embody “The Art of Chill”.

Photos by Ed Simon

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UNWND will soon open in key destinations like Batangas, Dumaguete, Davao, Boracay, Coron, Siargao, and El Nido. For more details on upcoming news and promos, you may visit UNWND’s Website, Instagram, or Facebook pages.

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