Makati

Eat. Drink. Shop. Party 24/7

Bursting with hole-in-the-wall restaurants, bars, clubs, and fine dining selection, Makati pulses with an energetic vibe perfect for those who love to eat and the nightlife. The hip and artsy culture provides the perfect setting for millennials and trendy individuals to hangout and enjoy good times.

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Fast Facts

  • Public Transportation: Trains, Buses, Taxis, Jeepneys
  • Languages/Dialect: Tagalog, English
  • Payment Options: Cash, Credit/Debit Card
  • Known For: Ayala Triangle, Ayala Museum, Greenbelt, Glorietta

 

What to Know Before Visiting

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  • Explore Makati on foot since hotels and malls are often within walking distance of each other.
  • Visit weekend markets (Salcedo Saturday Market & Legaspi Sunday Market) for great eats.
  • Rush hour in Makati are between 6 to 8 am and 4 to 8 pm. Go around during other periods of time.

 

Best Time to Visit Makati

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Weather in Makati is generally pleasant all year-round, though the temperatures tend to spike during March and April.

 

How to Go to Makati

By Air

There are no direct flights to Makati, but the city is around 30 minutes away (8 kilometers via Skyway) from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay. Check flights here.

By Land

The MRT3 is the best way to get to Makati. From the northern part of Metro Manila, get on the train at the North Avenue station. From the southern part of Manila, get on the Taft station. Get off at any of these stations: Magallanes, Ayala, Buendia, or Guadalupe.

Jeepneys and buses also go in and out of Makati.

By Sea

Not available. There is no port in the city.

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