Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm | A Unique Rural Camping and Farm Stay Experience

Date Updated: January 27, 2023
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Looking to escape the hustle and bustle?

A bit bored with your usual vacation spots? Want to explore more of nature? Or, maybe you’re just looking for a place where you can enjoy delicious food and a good cup of coffee while enjoying scenic views.

A stay in Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm could be the answer that you’re looking for.

Staying at Farm Ridge is the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation. You can learn about the land, relax, and explore the beautiful landscapes.

Farm Ridge has so much to offer, there is no way you can’t have fun! 

Whether you’re a young traveling family, a solo traveler, or a local wanting a weekend getaway, you’re sure to enjoy Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm. 

Want to learn more about Farm Ridge? Keep reading to learn more about its history, featured sites and accommodations, activities, dining and kape options, and more! 

About Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm

What is Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm?

Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm is an agriculture and farm tourism site standing and blossoming in the midst of Pantabangan, a first-class municipality in the province of Nueva Ecija.

This nature-crafted site was created with the vision to promote and showcase agriculture (cacao farming/ organic farming) and farm tourism.

Who owns Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm?

Farm Ridge is managed and operated by Desmond Farm and Partners Inc. (DFPI).

DFPI is a corporation registered in the Philippines that upbuilds the countryside into cacao farms and aims to produce high-quality cacao beans. It is also now into organic farming or a farming technique that promotes the cultivation of plants in natural ways, involving the use of biological materials and avoiding synthetic substances to maintain soil fertility and ecological balance.

DFPI is comprised of various stakeholders like farmers, shareholders, and investors (mainly OFWs).

Why Stay at Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm?

With so many hotels, resorts, and other B&Bs throughout the country, you must be wondering, “Why should I spend my vacation days at Farm Ridge?” 

Well, if you’re bored of your usual vacation spots, and if you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Farm Ridge offers a truly unique rural camping and farm stay experience.

  • Experience the magic of natural wonders. Imagine being in a completely different place in just a blink of an eye. One time you are in the middle of the city, trying to escape the pressure and toxicity, and the next thing you know, you’re standing in the midst of a farm at the ridge, relishing the beauty of nature.
  • The perfect mix of comfortable and rustic. With lodging ranging from rustic to comfortable and from farmhouses to tents, there is an experience for everyone looking for connections to their food, fresh air, and the countryside. It’s about the rural experience and putting a personal face and story to farming.
  • Enjoy delicious food. If you’re looking to try some delicious food or a good cup of coffee while surrounded by nature, the Farm Ridge Restaurant has you covered! Offering an extensive array of delicious meal and drink options, this is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy good food.

If this sounds like your type of vacation, book your stay today! 

Farm Ridge Sites and Accommodations 

Last February 2021, the Farm Ridge opened its doors to accommodate guests looking for a tranquil getaway spot to spend their much-needed vacation time, whether it’s a no-frills roof over their heads or a safe camping site to park at.

If you’re planning to book a stay at the farm, you can choose from any of the following sites and accommodations:

  • Farm Ridge Sierra. Relax for a while and spend some time in the great outdoors; you’ve earned it! Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm, a nature-crafted tourism site located in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija, is opening its more expansive, more spectacular, featuring a 360 degree-view — the Farm Ridge Sierra — to guests, nature-lovers, and people who are looking for tranquility!
  • Farm Ridge Alpha. With lodging ranging from rustic to comfortable and from farmhouses to tents, there is an experience for everyone looking for connections to their food, fresh air, and the countryside. It’s about the rural experience and putting a personal face and story to farming.
  • Amihan Cabin. The Farm Ridge Amihan Cabin, in particular, has proven to be a favorite with overnighters. Standing in the midst of serene farm-fresh air, this triangular hut boasts cozy wooden interiors, perfect for living out the cottage core aesthetic of your Pinterest dreams.
  • Matahum Farm House. Simple barkada bonding moments are made extra special under this amazing sunrise view at Farm Ridge Matahum Farm House. You’ll love this place because of the ambiance, the outdoor space, and the panoramic view of nature.
  • Malipayon Cabin. Longing for a well-deserved break in a serene cabin at the ridge, a breathtaking view of nature in its finest facade, and the calming melody of wind as it blows away your worries? Malipayon is right for you!
  • Hiraya Cabin. Spend your much-needed vacation any way you want, alone or with your special someone, The Hiraya Cabin is just perfect for you. No frills approach to finding leisure and being one with nature!
  • Bahaghari Cabin. Longing for a well-deserved break in a serene cabin at the ridge, a breathtaking view of nature in its finest facade, and the calming melody of wind as it blows away your worries? Bahaghari is right for you! 
  • Maharlika Cabin. Longing for a well-deserved break in a serene cabin at the ridge, a breathtaking view of nature in its finest facade, and the calming melody of wind as it blows away your worries? Maharlika is right for you!
  • Marahuyo Cabin. Farm Ridge is now boasting one of its new cabins available for partners and guests, the MARAHUYO Cabin.
  • Biyaya Cabin. Longing for a well-deserved break in a serene cabin at the ridge, a breathtaking view of nature in its finest facade, and the calming melody of wind as it blows away your worries?
  • Dalisay Cabin. Longing for a well-deserved break in a serene cabin at the ridge, a breathtaking view of nature in its finest facade, and the calming melody of wind as it blows away your worries?

Immerse yourself in nature and get the much-needed R&R that you need! Check out the best Farm Ridge booking deals

Farm Ridge Restaurant

While guests are allowed to bring and prepare their own food, Farm Ridge now has a fully-operational kitchen ready to serve guests! Farm Ridge Restaurant provides guests with the option of vegan, farm-produced, Filipino meals, drink and coffee options, and even fusion dishes. 

The Farm Ridge Restaurant main course menu includes:

  • Chicken cordon Bleu
  • Spicy garlic chicken fillet
  • Honey-glazed chicken fillet
  • Fish and chips
  • Creamy dory
  • Chicken chop suey
  • Chicken platter
  • Stir fry veggies (Chinese style)

The restaurant at Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm offers a 360-degree view of mountains and lake while dining. Enjoy your meals or enjoy a good cup of coffee while enjoying the magnificent view around you!

Farm Ridge Tours

If you’re looking for a more personalized tour experience, they also offer a Farm Ridge Pre-Booked Day Tour! Explore at your own leisure and enjoy a variety of activities. 

The Farm Ridge Pre-Book Day Tour includes:

  • 360 View Deck
  • Farm Experience
  • Flower Garden
  • Vegetable Garden
  • Cafe and Snack Food/Drink Orders
  • Main Restaurant

Note: Only the number of persons with pre-booked and medical certificates each will be allowed. The day tour fee is non-refundable. Walk-in visitors will only be allowed inside with proper medical certificates or vaccination cards.

Farm Ridge offers free parking near the highway and on the farm with pick-up service available for a P300.00 back-and-forth service charge. Make sure to be ready for a rough road and slippery road of about 500m from the Hi-way.

Farm Ridge Facilities and Activities 

Wondering what you can do during your stay at Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm? Farm Ridge offers a variety of fun activities that every guest will enjoy! 

Farm Ridge facilities and activities include:

  • Farm House. Farm House offers the same great views of Pantabangan Dam and the Sierra Madre mountain ranges upfront. This place is the perfect definition of ambiance and peace. The first floor is a guest house ready to accommodate couples, groups of friends, and families while the second floor could be a hall for intimate gatherings (rented separately).
  • Cabin w/ Attic. A tranquil getaway, a nice reroute from your dull and routinary path, and an escape from the toxicity of the city? We have just the right cabin for you! A triangular cabin with an attic and a larger view deck. No frills approach to finding leisure and being one with nature! A proven favorite showcases Pantabangan’s natural beauty at its finest.
  • Loft Cabin w/ Pool. The hexagonal cottage showcases cozy rustic and wooden interiors. Here, you can experience a new dimension of peace and relaxation while adoring the beauty of nature and modern architecture. A well-deserved break in a serene cabin at the ridge, a breathtaking view of nature in its finest facade, and the calming melody of wind as it blows away your worries.

Other activities include:

  • Farm Tour
  • Bon Fire
  • ATV Adventures
  • Playground
  • Vegetable Picking
  • Fish Coi Feeding
  • Egg Harvesting
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Mountain Coaster
  • Pantabangan Lake Tour

Farm Ridge Events

Looking for a venue for a special occasion? Whether it’s for a corporate retreat, a birthday bash, a wedding, or some other special occasion, Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm has a place for you!

  • Farm Ridge Sierra. Farm Ridge Sierra is becoming a popular location for a variety of camping trips, retreats, and team-building exercises, as well as other types of outdoor activities due to its amazing and dramatic landscape. Backyard camping, hiking, trekking, and off-road driving in a 4×4, and ATV riding, not to mention nature and star gazing, are among the most popular ways to enjoy Farm Ridge Sierra. When you finally make it to the crest, you will be awestruck by the breathtaking grandeur and picturesque perspective of the Sierra Madre Mountain ranges and the Pantabangan Dam.

Farm Ridge Sierra is the place to go to see the works of modern architecture in addition to the natural splendor that is all around you.

  • Farm Ridge Alpha. With lodging ranging from rustic to comfortable and from farmhouses to tents, there is an experience for everyone looking for connections to their food, fresh air, and the countryside. It’s about the rural experience and putting a personal face and story to farming.

Farm Ridge Price

So, how much does it cost to book a stay at Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm? 

Prices may vary depending on the accommodations that you choose.

For instance, if you’re looking for a big venue for your corporate retreat, birthday bash, or some other special occasion, the Farm Ridge Sierra might be more suitable for you. 

However, if you’re only looking to book a room for your family of 4, their cabins are the best option. Check out the best Farm Ridge booking deals.

How to Go to Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm

A 3-hour drive from Manila can take you off the grid to a splendid destination in the province of Nueva Ecija. Perched atop a hill in Pantabangan are a few cabins gorgeously blending with nature, facing the picturesque view of the Sierra Madre mountains and Pantabagan Lake.

📍 KM3, Bgy. Malbang, Pantabangan, 3124 Nueva Ecija

📱 09123155806 (Reception) 09615325940 / 09673104480 (Booking)

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Follow these driving directions via Waze.

Farm Ridge Booking: How to Book Your Stay

You can book your stay at Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm online. Or, you can contact 09673104480 (Booking). 

Booking Guidelines. You may only input up to the regular number of guests per cabin.

Additional guest is allowed but with additional payment that can be settled upon checkout.

Children 6 years old and below are free. For guests who will request extra beds: P500 /pax.

Cancellation & Reservation. A 33% reservation fee should be made in order to secure the booking.

This amount will be deducted from the guest’s total payable upon check out.

In case a guest cancels his/her reservation, this amount will not be refunded as this will serve as the cancellation fee.

Health Protocol. All guests are required to submit health certificates and log on contact tracing form.

Guests will undergo temp checks and everyone will be required to use a face mask at all times in common areas and maintain social distance. All rooms will be sanitized through cleaning and fog disinfection.

Pool water is replaced every day or every change of cabin guests.

The number of guests inside the resort is very limited.

Smoking, Alcoholic Drinks & Pets.

This is a NON-SMOKING cabin. Smoking inside the cabin is subject to a P500.00 fine.

For safety, though Farm Ridge allows alcoholic beverages, thought it should be in moderate consumption (300mL per pax). Pets are allowed, but only those small and tamed pets. Pets are subject to a separate fee of P300.00 each.

Damage to cabin facility and property caused by guests or pets will be charged at the discretion of Farm Ridge Management.

Farm Ridge Contact Information

Are you ready to book your stay? Or, do you have further inquiries and concerns? Get in touch with Farm Ridge today! You can contact them at 09615325940 / 09673104480 or send an email to [email protected]

You can also reach out to Farm Ridge via social media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/farmridge

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Farm_RidgePH

The Bottom Line

Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm is an agriculture and farm tourism site located in Pantabangan.

It boasts A Unique Rural Camping and Farm Stay Experience, and beautiful views of the Sierra Madre and the Pantabangan Dam. 

Farm Ridge also provides guests with access to hectares of land perfect for off-road driving, camping, and trekking; and an organic farm that produces high-quality cacao beans. You can also deepen your understanding of organic farming and coffee production through their Cacao Plantation Tour.

After a whole day of fun and adventure, you can then doze off in one of their rustic cabins, which Farm Ridge by Desmond Farm is most known for.

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Delicacies Editorial team
Delicacies Editorial team

Introducing the Delicacies Editorial Team, a group of dedicated food writers and editors from the Philippines. The team is passionate about sharing the delicious and diverse culinary heritage of their homeland. They cover a wide range of Philippine delicacies from traditional dishes passed down through generations to modern takes on classic flavors. With a focus on locally sourced ingredients and time-honored cooking techniques, their writing will transport readers on a culinary journey through the Philippines and leave them eager to try their hand at recreating these delicious dishes at home.

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