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Top 6 Romantic Things to do in Tagaytay

With Tagaytay just being a couple of hours away, it’s no surprise that it’s become one of the go-to places for a quick getaway. This is especially true for couples who want some place more romantic, cooler and calmer.

Here are the top romantic things to do in Tagaytay:


1. Sit back, relax and enjoy each other’s company

Lake Hotel

One of the reasons why people love heading out to Tagaytay is because its gentle and cool breeze offers both comfort and relaxation, which is perfect for couples who simply want to sit back and chat.

While there are several coffee shops you could do this at, why not book a relaxing staycation instead? One of the best places to do so is at The Lake Hotel Tagaytay.

The Mediterranean-style property boasts of well-appointed rooms that have gorgeous views of Taal Volcano that guests can enjoy from the comfort of their private balcony.

  • Location: Km. 58, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Brgy. Maharlika East, Tagaytay City, Tagaytay
  • Operation Hours: Open all hours
  • Fees: Click here for room rates
  • What You Need to Know: If you get tired of staying in, there are plenty of nearby activities that you can do: horseback riding, trekking, going on a picnic, swimming at the infinity pool and more.

2. Pamper and treat yourselves to a spa-date

Nurture Wellness

Tired? Stressed? Treat yourselves to a full body massage, a manicure, pedicure and whatever else your weary bodies may need! Book a spa-date at Nurture Wellness Village and enjoy an hour or two of complete bliss.

Nurture Wellness prides themselves on using Filipino massage techniques with fresh ingredients and oils that will leave you feeling calm and revitalized.

  • Location: Nurture Wellness Village Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim II West Cavite, Tagaytay
  • Operation Hours: 9AM to 8PM daily
  • Fees: Click here for their massage rates
  • What You Need to Know: Couples can enjoy a night under the stars at one of Nurture Wellness’ glamping suites. Complete with air conditioning, hot and cold water, bbq dinner, breakfast and more – you will also be treated to a head and shoulder massage.

3. Have some sweet dessert

Boutique Bed Breakfast Room

Tagaytay always has been, and most likely always will be, a foodie favorite in the south. From a warm bowl of bulalo to other tasty Filipino dishes served against a background of Taal Volcano, there’s a lot to enjoy in Tagaytay culinary wise. However, if you have a sweet tooth and love chocolate – then you’re in for a treat!

Tsokolateria is a restaurant that lives up to its name – it serves savory and sweet dishes with chocolate seamlessly blended in to complement the flavors.

For dessert, order their Banana, Peanut Butter, Casuy & Chocnut Churros Waffle (P195), their Strawberries Overload Churros Waffle (P250) and their Tablea Sampler which allows you to try six of their best-selling tablea house blend variants.

  • Location: The Boutique Bed & Breakfast, 45 Emilio Aguinaldo Hwy, Silang Junction South, Tagaytay
  • Operation Hours: 10AM to 10PM daily
  • What You Need to Know: Try ordering their Pandesal Bruchetta Sampler Platter (P800). It has Homemade Spicy Sardines, Adobo Flakes, Pinoy Caprese, Bacon Belly, Calamares, Oh My Gulay and Croque Pande Madame served on a wooden tray.

4. Read a book or two at a hidden library

La Belle Bodhi Shop
Image Credit: @bodhimindandbodyshop /

If you and your partner are bookworms, then you’d be happy to know that there’s a hidden library in the heart of Tagaytay.

Sitting on top of the Bodhi Shop (a mind and body wellness shop), this library is open to all and is a hodgepodge of genres as most of the books were donated by the owner and her friends.

With white, wood washed furniture, the cool Tagaytay breeze, fresh passion fruit juice served from time to time and a variety of books just waiting to be read, it won’t take much for you to settle in and read the day away.

  • Location: La Belle, Tagaytay, Cavite
  • Operation Hours: 8AM to 6PM daily (except Sundays)
  • What You Need to Know: The Bodhi Shop provides everything you’d need for meditation and wellness. From essential oils, to organic soaps, books on one’s well-being and more, this is a one-stop shop for people who are looking for items that’ll help them find serenity and feel enlightened.

5. Enjoy a relaxing dinner while enjoying the sunset

Marcia Adams
Image Credit: @MarciaAdamsResto /

When the sun sets over Tagaytay, the sky lights up with tones down with hues of red, orange and yellow. This is the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner for two! While there are several restaurants for the picking, couples love going to Marcia Adams.

Marcia Adams is a Tuscany-inspired garden restaurant tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Tagaytay. You can order their Provolone, Melon and Arugula Salad (P325), their bestseller Italian Pork Chop (P795) and their Panna Cotta with Lemon Sauce for dessert.

  • Location: J. P. Rizal Street (50.33 km), 4123 Alfonso, Cavite
  • Operation Hours: 11:30am-8:30pm
  • What You Need to Know: Marcia Adams is by reservation, so its best to call them before you drop by. You can even request to sit at the table with the gorgeous sunset view overlooking the garden.

6. Have an outdoor movie night

Outdoor movie

Gone are the days when couples would pull up to an oversized outdoor movie screen and would watch from the comfort of their car, but it doesn’t mean you can’t relive the good ‘ol days to a certain extent.

At Purple Owl, you can enjoy an outdoor picnic and a private outdoor screening. The set-up will be personalized down to the tee, from the colors of the pillows, your own pictures used, flowers and more.

  • Location: Gardenia Loop, Villa Pura, Tagaytay City
  • Operation Hours: Open all hours
  • What You Need to Know: Couples can also opt to have a private picnic with live music playing instead. Similar to the movie date, your set-up is completely personalized with the staff striving to do their best to cater to your every whim.

Ready for a romantic getaway? Book your Tagaytay hotel with Traveloka and make that date happen! 

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