Villa    Escudero  is a working coconut plantation
founded   in  1872.   In  1980   the  Escudero family
opened  the   plantation   to the general  public. Since
then    Villa  Escudero  has  developed   a  worldwide
reputation  as  a focal point  to  experience Philippine
culture and history in a beautiful rural setting.

Experience  the  allure  of  Philippine  country  life  at
Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort.

A self-contained  working  coconut plantation, It  was
founded   in the 1880s by  Don Placido Escudero and
his wife Dona  Claudia  Marasigan. Originally planted
to  sugarcane, the crop  was converted to  coconut by
their son Don Arsenio  Escudero  in  the early 1900s.
A  pioneering  agro-industrialist, he built the country's
first     working   hydroelectric   plant    to  supply  his
dessicated   coconut   factory    and   Villa  Escudero,
where  he  and  his  wife  Dona Rosario Adap built in
1929.

Their   children   opened   the  estate  to  the public in
1981.  From  its  humble  beginnings,  the  resort  has
become   a   prime   tourist    destination   for   locals,
overseas  Filipinos and a wide array of foreign visitors
to the country.  It  has a  worldwide  reputation   as  a
showcase   for   the Philippines' rich cultural heritage,
offering  a  beguiling  glimpse   of  its history, cuisine,
dress,  customs  and  natural beauty a mere two hours
away from Manila.
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