Alabang

South Metro’s Business District

One would not usually expect such a chill place to be bursting at the seams with growth and activity but that is exactly what Alabang manages to do. Look around the place and you’ll see well developed roads and pedestrian facilities, a growing number of business, commercial, and residential skyscrapers, and the increasing traffic going in and out of the large barangay.

Alabang City View

With lots of hotel choices and only a few minutes away from the busier parts of the Metro, Alabang is an ideal place for a staycation. If you’re thinking of a place to shop, the barangay also offers a number of shopping mall options like Festival Mall and Alabang Town Center.

To experience a bit of Alabang, try jogging around its green fields, walk around the well-planned urban center, eat at its food hubs, shop at its expansive malls, and maybe even book a hotel staycation with the family.

 

Fast Facts

  • Public Transportation: Jeepneys, Multicabs, Taxis, Buses
  • Languages/Dialect: Tagalog, English
  • Payment Options: Cash, Credit/Debit Card
  • Known For: Alabang Town Center, Festival Mall, Business District, Food Spots, Nightlife

 

What to Know Before Visiting

Alabang Town Center

  • Before its tremendous growth as a top business and commercial center, Barangay Alabang was a simple farming district.
  • Ayala Group bought a part of the land in Alabang and it is now known as a separate barangay called Ayala Alabang.

 

Best Time to Visit Alabang

Entrata Pathway

Since the barangay is so near, it is easy to plan and cancel trips when it rains so you can go any time of year. Dry season, which is around November to May, is the best time to visit Alabang if you want to get around without the hassle of rain. Just remember to bring an umbrella with you as it can get pretty hot and humid in the area.

 

How to Go to Alabang

By Air

To go here, just take a flight to Manila. Once you land, you can easily hail a taxi to Alabang, which is only 20 to 30 minutes away from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. There are also buses and jeepneys near the airport terminals that pass by the business district.

By Land

Whether you’re coming from the North or from the South of Manila, getting to Alabang is easy because of the numerous bus lines and jeepneys with direct routes there. A number of transportation modes like jeepneys, multicabs, and taxis also let you get around the business district with ease.

By Sea

If you’re coming from Visayas or Mindanao, just take a ferry or RoRo headed to Batangas Port. From Batangas Port, you can then ride a bus going to Manila or a bus that passes by Star Mall in Alabang.

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