When you reach the capital of the Philippines called Manila, the obvious places to visit next in the country is Baguio, Boracay, Siargao, Cebu, Palawan, and Davao (in non-chronological order). But you should know that the Philippines has so much to offer depending on your wants and preferences. One of the underrated places is just 60 km away from the busy streets of Manila, it’s called Tagaytay.
For many Filipinos especially people that are in the city, one of their popular destinations is a place called Tagaytay. Why? Because it’s an underrated place, it’s a good place to get away from all the traffic, waves of people and the chaos in the city. Aside from rolling hills, trees, longer, and wider roads, there are so many things that Tagaytay can offer to you from places to go, food to eat and places to have fun.
There are many places to visit: The common word that many people will tell you after they visited Tagaytay is that they are shocked and that’s perfectly understandable because the place is so overrated and yet there are so many things that it can offer. For starters you have the:
- Taal Volcano and Lake
- Our Lady of Manaoag at Tierra de Maria
- Breakfast at Antonio’s
- Picnic Grove
- Cafe Veranda Cultural Show
- Sky Ranch
- Museo Orlina
- Puzzle Mansion Bed & Breakfast
- Peoples Park In The Sky
- The Bathhouse at Qiwellness Living
- Sonya’s Secret Garden
- Esquieres Travel Day Tours
- Nurture Wellness Village
- Ayala Malls Serin
- Twin Lakes Shopping Village
Have a [planned itinerary: Since most of the destinations in Tagaytay involves long drives and long walks, its easy to waste your time doing just that. To save some time and cover more spots, its best that you organize everything so that you can cover as many spots as you can with the amount of time that you have.
Try not to fall in love with the place: Although Tagaytay is a small place its easy to fall in love with it. This is one of the reasons why many city dwellers buy properties in Tagaytay that serves as a resthouse for their family. It’s because its the exact opposite of the city. It’s such a great place to be and seeing the place as it is, is already relaxing, so try not to fall in love with the place because there are still a lot of places in the Philippines to explore.
Who would have thought that just 60 km away from the busy Manila is an exact opposite place? Its called Tagaytay, it’s still underrated internationally but quite popular with local folks especially the city dwellers. If you’re looking for some tagaytay hotels, click the link.