Tagaytay is the most famous tourist destination for those looking for a trip down south. It is no surprise that many people come back for the great experiences to be had in Tagaytay. From restaurants to magnificent views, one might think that everyone knows all that the city can offer for a delightful trip. One might not be able to think about what secret places there are still to discover in Tagaytay, but with this article your next vacation plan might be revealed before your eyes.
The crowning splendor of Tagaytay | Photo by Ozasiatraveller
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Crosswinds Tagaytay Resort Suites and Hotel
No one would dare to enter such a grand and luxurious place in Tagaytay despite being open to the public. Once you enter the area, one would feel like they have been transported to a different country. The buildings and structures in Crosswinds Tagaytay are inspired by Swiss architecture, which is why it feels like it sits harmoniously with the surrounding greenery. Family and friends can take a stroll around the magnificent village and take a gander at the park trail alongside the hills and pine trees. They offer different accommodations for different group sizes.
The unique Swiss architecture of Crosswinds Tagaytay.
The lodging location is also near to famous destinations such as Picnic Grove and People’s Park in the Sky. This makes it the perfect resting place for the tourists that prefer a strong start in the morning and a comfortable abode at the end of the day.
Resort accommodations are comfortable and luxurious
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NAPA gets festive during the Christmas Season
NAPA at Crosswinds
While at Crosswinds Tagaytay, why not drop by the NAPA Restaurant? They serve all-day breakfast meals and magnificent views on the side. Eating at NAPA feels like dining in a cabin in the woods, not the horror version. Friends and families can enjoy the cool atmosphere and great ambiance with al fresco dining options. NAPA is even more beautiful to behold at night where a trail of lights can be seen leading outside the restaurant. Not sure what to order at NAPA? Visit here for a comprehensive guide on the Must-Try Dishes at NAPA.
The rustic archway of La Veryol’s | Photo by La Veryol’s Mountain View Garden on Facebook
La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden
If someone is looking for something more relaxing than touring for their vacation leave in Tagaytay, this is one of the secret places that one might not want to share just to have it for themselves. La VeryOl, located in Barangay Francisco, offers a relaxing and soothing hot bath in a Kawa, or a giant clay wok. The warmth of the bath water, the addition of different flowers and herbs, and the essential oils blend to do wondrous things to any tired soul. Guests can opt to have a milk bath, bath bombs, bath salts, and collagen masks for additional fees. The fantastic overview of the mountainside also helps one relax the mind and be at ease.
Being marinated has never been this relaxing | Photo by La Veryol’s Mountain View Garden on Facebook
After that soul replenishing bath, it is time to re-invigorate the physical body. What better way to do this than with a full-body massage. The establishment also offers Ventosa (hot stone) massage for those still half-cooked from their Kawa bath experience. It is recommended that visitors pre-book a visit since accommodations are limited.
Angelfields is the life ambition of its owner | Photo by Angelfields on Facebook
Angelfields is a nature sanctuary that is secluded along the Sta. Rosa – Tagaytay road. It was a project for more than two decades with dreams and dedication. The owner is a farmer by profession. He has since then expanded the nature sanctuary to house certain animals such as birds, cattle, sheep, and more. Visiting this place gives a unique sense of tranquility by being surrounded not just by trees, but also animals that are thriving in the area. The only structures that stand out from nature are the restaurant, known as Cucina Bernardo, and the Holy Pavilion. Nature lovers will definitely love the vibe of this location.
Sonya’s Garden is filled with vibrant and lush greenery | Photo by Sonya’s Garden on Facebook
Located not too far from Tagaytay, Sonya’s Garden is worth the side trip for the Plantitos and Plantitas. Stationed in Alfonso, Cavite, Sonya’s garden provides catering services at the location which is perfect for the dream garden wedding. They also provide board and lodging for weary travellers. The best part about visiting this establishment is trying out their organic products. They also offer organic planting classes which are perfect for those wanting to develop their green thumbs.
For the more spiritual adventurers, Caleruega Church is a smaller than usual holy site on top of the mountain. Further down Nasugbu, Batangas, the church is a serene location due to the small number of visitors it receives. It maintains its rustic appeal while surrounded by a well maintained garden. Those looking for a place of zen and tranquility will find this place one of the best secret places in the area.
Tagaytay is known to the public as a famous tourist destination. Most of the time, the usual spots are crowded and are hardly enjoyable for the regular visitor of the area. Hopefully, these places will serve as anyone’s guide to a secret place only known to a select few.