Balay Anito Falls | Things to do in Santol-La Union

Balay Anito Falls in Santol
This mystic body of water in the town of Santol is said to be a dwelling place for spirits guarding the forests, thus its name. Visitors to this place need to say their prayers first before exploring the 20 meter-deep natural pool where the falls plunge into.
Open: Open Everday
Address:  , Santol, La Union
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Nearby attractions

Tangadan Falls
13.80 km away

Located in Brgy. Amontoc, San Gabriel, this natural wonder is starting to attract local and foreign visitors alike. It will take an hour-long trek to get to the site, but the breathtaking waterfalls will surely be all worth it.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church
14.74 km away

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church is an old Catholic Church built in 1868. It was then called San Miguel then later Vagnotan, when it was established as an Augustinian mission in 1583. The church was damaged during the earthwake and was restorated between 1870-1887.

Bolikewkew Terraces
15.67 km away

Located at Delles, the majestic sight of rice fields depicts the town’s main livelihood which is farming. It has an area of approximately 1 hectare. It is best visited during the months of October to December when the rice grains have turned to gold.

Where to stay

Villa Elita
Hotels and homes
17.22 km away

Villa Elita Hotel & Resort is a 4,306 square meter oasis located at National Highway, Brgy. Ipet, Sudipen, La Union bordering Ilocos Sur. Started as a family vacation house with nipa huts and 6-feet oval infinity swimming pool, this paradise opened its doors to the public in April 2006.?In 2007, the hotel of 2 rooms, resort and a small restaurant started to serve as a peaceful retreat and stop over for guests. In 2008, 6 more rooms and 3 nipa huts were added. Catering services and events venues were eventually offered not only to the local guests but to foreign clients as well. A year after, continuous expansion to 14 hotel rooms was realized and the popularity of the establishment consistently grew.?Currently, Villa Elita Hotel & Resort has 27 hotel rooms and 3 conference halls over looking the whole villa and boosting a panoramic view of the Amburayan River of Ilocos Sur.?Because of the peaceful and serene atmosphere the establishment offers, Villa Elita Hotel & Resort has become a relaxing haven for local and international guests visiting La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.

Elyu San Juan Transient House
Hotels and homes
17.93 km away

Immerse yourself in the real local experience when you book at this transient house located at San Juan, La Union. The place is simple and equipped with the basic comforts you need. Staying at this local home will give you a glimpse to everyday Elyu life and allow you to learn more about the wonderful surfing capital of the North.

Casa La Playa
Hotels and homes
19.96 km away

Casa la Playa San Juan is a beautiful private beach front property located in the heart of San Juan, La Union. With about 2,000 sq. meters of space, it nestles a beautiful garden, swimming pool, grill and bonfire pit area, three casas , and a total of seven bedrooms. The property maintains a relaxing atmosphere - a venue for intimate events through beach and outdoor recreation. 

Getting there and around

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