Tagaytay

Weekender's Favorite Chill Getaway

Tagaytay is the place to be if the metro is a little too hot and crowded for you. It's one of the most popular places for locals and tourists alike looking to relax and unwind on a short time.

Located on a ridge that stretches from Mount Batulao to Mount Sungay, the city’s cooler climate and spectacular views are a definite draw.

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From Tagaytay you can see the Taal Volcano, famous for being a volcano within another dormant volcano. It’s hard to think of anyone getting tired of the view, but if you do, Tagaytay offers more than enough to keep you enthralled.

 

Fast Facts

  • Public Transportation: Jeepneys, Tricycles, Buses
  • Languages/Dialect: Tagalog, English
  • Payment Options: Cash, Debit/Credit Card
  • Known For: Picnic Grove, People’s Park in the Sky, Bulalo, Sky Ranch

 

What to Know Before Visiting

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  • Bring a jacket! The temperature becomes relatively colder during nighttime.
  • Book accommodations in advance since most establishments require reservations.
  • Do research and pinpoint the exact location of your destination – sometimes you have to drive along several winding roads before reaching your venue.

 

Best Time to Visit Tagaytay

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It’s easy to get to Tagaytay any time you want since it is within close proximity to Manila. But to enjoy Tagaytay’s cool air to the fullest, you should head there during the summer months of April to May. You can also go up there during the Christmas season to chill and enjoy the fresh mountain air.

 

How to Go to Tagaytay

By Air

There are no direct flights to Tagaytay City. The nearest airport is located in Pasay.

By Land

From Ninoy Aquino International Airport, ride a bus near the MRT Taft station. Bus companies like the Crow Transit, Erjohn & Almark, and Genesis ply Nasugbu/Calatagan/Balayan in Batangas or Alfonso, Cavite that pass by Tagaytay. Travel time is about two or three hours.

By Sea

Not available. There’s no port in the city.

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