Want to beat the sweltering heat this summer? Then a quick trip to Tagaytay might do the trick. The second summer capital of the Philippines is a popular vacation spot not only because of its cooler climate but also because it’s just two hours away from Metro Manila. Below are some of the places that you should drop by the next time you head to Tagaytay.
Qiwellness Living – Aguinaldo Highway
Inspired by Chinese architecture and healing practices, Qiwellness Living is a spa destination for anyone who wants to feel calm and at ease. Since it’s a very popular destination, people who wish to visit need to reserve a spot 48 hours before their arrival.
The Dining Room at Gourmet Farms – Aguinaldo Highway
Enjoy an all-around organic menu fresh from the farm. Gourmet Farms’ very own restaurant only cooks the freshest meals that comes from the farm itself. From leafy greens to smooth coffee, you can enjoy them all at The Dining Room.
Nanay Cirilas’ KapengBarako – Mayors Drive
Breakfast food lovers will love this quaint cafe that serves an all-day breakfast menu. Nanay Cirilas’ Kapeng Barako started in 1955 and it hosts some of the best desserts, specialties and coffee you will find in Tagaytay.
Paradizoo – Mendez
A mini-zoo where kids and friends can hang out with fun animals like llamas, camels, miniature horses, ostriches, greyhounds, labrador retrievers and an albino carabao. There’s also a vegetable and flower garden perfect for an afternoon stroll.
Twin Lakes Shopping Village – Nasugbu Highway
This shopping and food destination in Tagaytay started attracting attention thanks to the iconic Starbucks that it has. Today, it’s now a place where people can enjoy food, take pictures and buy souvenirs.