With the rainy months in full-effect, you may get a little too wrapped up in your responsibilities and feel even more dreary and restrained due to the somewhat gloomy graces of the weather.
But whether you decide to check out one of the different hotels here in Makati or just simply snuggle up and stay at home, there are countless staycation ideas for you to try out and make the most out of this rainy season.
Here are some awesome ideas for your rainy staycation:
Similar to any ‘real’ vacation, the more that you plan with fun and enjoyment purely in mind, the more your staycation will become a successful one. Simply start by setting realistic budgetary parameters for yourself and all the activities that you have in your head.
Regardless if you plan to stay at home or head out to a nice and cozy local spot, it is crucial to not get so wrapped up in getting too organized and meticulous. A huge portion of what makes a staycation so fun is the coziness and freedom to just do what you feel like and embrace the moment.
Exercise Your Creativity
Without a doubt, there’s a ton of fun things that you can do around your hometown that you probably don’t even know about yet or haven’t tried out because of time constraints. But with the time and space that comes with your staycation, you can now have this opportunity for exploration and imagination.
Now is the perfect time to coordinate with your friends and family and go to some local places and events that everybody can have a great time in! And if you are simply staying at home, all the more that you can run wild by letting your creative juices flow.
Do Your Own Research
This tip is very simple but at the same time, also very exciting. With the ease, convenience, and accessibility of our smartphones, gadgets, and laptops, the internet is easily within reach for nearby spots that you and your friends can check out.
At the same time, you can add an extra layer of adventure by directly visiting your city’s major malls and convention centers to get a good idea of all the fantastic happenings. Whether it’s a local festival or concert, there’s always a neat activity lined-up that could inject an unmistakable spice for your vacation.
Relax with a Visit to the Spa
If you have been going through extreme bouts of stress and restlessness, what better way to spend your staycation than with a revitalizing visit to the spa? You can have yourself a rejuvenating massage along with well-deserved facial and body treatments.
I’M Hotel’s signature Onsen Spa is definitely the most unique and world-class spa experience that you could ever find in the Metro.
Get a Good Workout Session In
Jumping off from the previous point, If you find yourself cooked up at home for your staycation during this rainy season, this is probably the best time for you to get in touch with your body through some simple Yoga stretches and killer workouts.
It also goes without saying that if you have the means, this is the perfect time for you to invest in a membership or a few workout sessions at a nearby gym.
Check-In a Luxury Hotel
Booking a room or suite in a first-rate hotel is definitely a classic in staycation dogma which has been practiced for many years. There’s nothing quite like getting pampered by luxury and world-class service while in your hometown. It gives you a greater sense of appreciation for everything that you have and everything going on with your life here in the city.
Staying in a swanky hotel can also bring you closer to checking out some nearby attractions. But besides all the accommodations, luxury hotels are also the perfect place for having an exquisite and one-of-a-kind dining experience.
Read or Catch Up On a Series
Ironically, for many people, one of the most difficult things to pull-off during a staycation is to let go of worries and simply relax.
Last and certainly not least, if you find yourself in a nice and cozy setting and hope and are still experiencing feelings of stress, anxiety or simply being down, you can use this opportunity to get lost in books, magazines, movies, or catching up with a TV show that you’ve been dying to finish.
The rainy season doesn’t have to be all that bad. With a little excitement, enthusiasm, and ingenuity, you can definitely use the strong pouring rains to your leisurely advantage. Besides the different luxury hotels in Makati, there are many fantastic locales that are just waiting to get discovered by you.
If you do not feel inclined to leave the house because of the rain, there is nothing for you to worry about because with some of the ideas mentioned above, you can indeed have quite the memorable staycation without even having to leave your bed!