Tagaytay City. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. Sits 2000 ft. above sea level, Tagaytay offers views of superb mountain ranges, ocean scenery, peaceful lake view and many others. Add to it a cooler climate because of it’s high altitude.
There are lots of outdoor activities you can enjoy specially during summer months, starts from month of February to May, you can do horse back riding, picnic, play golf, swimming, gardening, and of course dining. There are also newly operating theme parks where you can enjoy carnival rides. Sky ranch offers the highest Ferris wheel in the country.
Housing here includes a vast variety of theme subdivisions. Tagaytay Higlands is considered as the premier subdivision in the City.
There’s also hundreds of foreigners now living in and around Tagaytay enjoying their life in a very welcoming communities. Filipinos are known to have a very hospitable culture. English speakers have found no problem here as most of the Filipinos can speak English. The populace here are used to seeing enough expats around living among them that one can sense a degree of acceptance and safety.
Also medical care are easily available in town, spa, fitness center, organic foods which promotes healthy living.
Travel to Tagaytay from Philippine Capital Manila barely 1 to 2 hours depending on traffic conditions. By car you can choose from two routes :
Opton 1 : From Manila, -> Roxas Boulevard -> Manila-Cavite Expressway (Coastal Road) –> Emilio Aguinaldo Highway.
The end of Emilio Aguinaldo Highway is the main rotunda of Tagaytay City, where the statue of Ninoy Aquino is erected and bounded by establishments such as BPI (Bank of the Philippine Islands) and 7-11.
Option 2 : Take the South Luzon Expressway (currently undergoing expansion) and exit at Sta. Rosa. Turn right upon leaving the Sta. Rosa toll and head straight to Tagaytay City. That road is the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay National Road which ends at the rotunda near Tagaytay City Public Market. Turn right to get to the main rotunda.
If you want to live in a place with cool weather considering the proximity near Manila, Tagaytay City is a balance place that you can choose. It is also close enough to beautiful beaches in Batangas where you can enjoy short out of town trips.
List of available properties in Tagaytay :