Your 2022 Guide To Visiting Tagaytay

By far, Tagaytay is the most popular weekend destination near Metro Manila. And it’s not so surprising as Tagaytay can mean anything and everything: mouthwatering cuisine, fun-filled parks, lush gardens, wild animals, and more. The city can mean something different to each tourist—it has it all.



COVID-19 Regulations In Tagaytay

Tagaytay City is currently under Alert Level 3 until January 15.

When traveling, make sure you have your vaccination card with you at all times. Border control points are set up at various points throughout the Greater Manila Area, with officers checking the vaccination cards of motorists and passengers crossing municipal borders.

Under the city’s January 5 addendum to Executive Order 404, a vaccination card is also required to enter business establishments. This applies to both visitors and residents. Intrazonal and interzonal travel are limited to individuals between 18 and 65 years old.

If you’re expecting to enter public establishments like malls, restaurants, and even convenience stores, set up the contact tracing app Stay Safe on your mobile phone and generate a QR code for quick and easy entry. The use of face masks is strictly implemented throughout the Philippines, particularly in indoor and outdoor public areas. Face shields are only required in hospitals and clinics.




How To Get There

By car: Travelers driving to Tagaytay may take the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX).

By public transportation: From the Araneta terminal in Cubao, hop on a bus going to Nagusbu, Batangas. You may also catch a bus from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) going to Nasugbu or Calatagan. Either way, talk to the driver or conductor to confirm that the bus will be dropping passengers off at Tagaytay.



Best Places To Stay In Tagaytay

As a favorite of weekend warriors, Tagaytay has a wide variety of accommodations for tourists. If you’re overwhelmed by the choices, here are a few of our favorite places to stay in Tagaytay—at all price points!

Containers by Eco Hotel

via Eco Hotels official website

Containers are repurposed as an attractive and environmentally friendly living space in Containers by Eco Hotel in Tagaytay. This budget-friendly hotel combines reclaimed materials, sustainable building practices, and exceptional design to create the ideal hideout for green travelers. Cabins by Eco Hotels is also a good option by the same hotel group in Tagaytay.

Address: 2860 SVD Road, Brgy. San Jose, Tagaytay City
Rates: Starts at P3,500
Website:, Facebook, Airbnb



Hotel Kimberly

via Hotel Kimberly Tagaytay Facebook page

A casual hotel near tourist attractions like Picnic Grove and Sky Ranch, Hotel Kimberly Tagaytay is ideal for families on vacation. Expect elegant interiors and modern guestrooms, along with fun activities like a swimming pool, obstacle courses, playgrounds, and a vegetable and animal farm.

Address: Amadeo Road, Brgy. Kaybagal North, Crisanto Ave., Tagaytay City
Rates: Starts at P8,500
Website:, Facebook, Instagram



The Loft

via Loft Tagaytay Facebook page

This industrial-style Airbnb rental is ideal for travelers who want the comfort and convenience of their own home in Tagaytay. At the stunningly designed The Loft, guests can enjoy a private living space with a full kitchen, a sprawling backyard with a bonfire, and plush beddings for a perfect night’s sleep. A guitar, piano, and drum set are also available for musicians—a great alternative to karaoke tbh! Insta-worthy interiors make this stylish Airbnb a popular choice for photoshoots.

Address: Tagaytay City
Rates: Starts at P3,500 for one guest
Website:, Facebook, Airbnb



Anya Resort Tagaytay

via Anya Resort Tagaytay Facebook page

For a more luxurious experience, book a room at the elegant Anya Resort Tagaytay, which is known for its impeccable service and hospitality. Upon booking, you’ll be assigned an Anya Experience Assistant to personally prepare your stay, from spraying your room with your preferred scent to helping you book city tours. Hotel facilities are top-of-the-line, including a fully equipped gym, a spa, a swimming pool, a library, and the well-known Samira Restaurant.

Address: Buenavista Hills Road, Tolentino West, Tagaytay City
Rates: Starts at P8,840
Website:, Facebook, Instagram



Best Places To Eat In Tagaytay

Foodies will never run out of food options in the city! Here, we share a few of the best restaurants in Tagaytay, whether you’re in the mood for bulalo, farm-to-table fare, or international cuisine.

Bulalo Point Turo-Turo Grill

Many of the hungry tourists come to Tagaytay seeking a steaming bowl of bulalo. Not only is it a filling meal, but it’s the perfect hot fare to go with the cool days and cooler nights of the city. Bulalo Point is one of the most popular stops around for bulalo and tawilis—plus, all the dishes are affordably priced!

Address: Tagaytay – Nasugbu Highway, Tagaytay City
Service Hours: Daily, 7 AM to 9 PM



Bag of Beans

via Bag of Beans Tagaytay Facebook page

Bag of Beans is one of the most iconic restaurants in Tagaytay—so much so that a couple of new branches have spawned across the city. No matter what you are craving, you’re sure to find it here with the menu ranging from breakfast meals, rice meals, pizza and pasta, salads, and all kinds of refreshments. Although tourists get their pick of branches, we must say that the Main Branch is still our favorite.

Address: Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, Tagaytay City
Service Hours: Monday to Thursday, 6:30 AM to 7 PM; Friday to Sunday, 6:30 AM to 10 PM
Website: Facebook



Café Voi La

via Cafe Voi La Facebook page

It’s easy to be mesmerized by the vibrant bohemian décor of Café Voi La, but the Asian-inspired bistro is just as celebrated for its menu as it is for its interiors. Whether you choose one of the Southeast Asian dishes or one of the crowd-favorite pizzas, you’re likely to leave the restaurant full and satisfied!

Address: Iruhin Crosswinds, Tagaytay City
Service Hours: Thursday to Sundays, 7 AM to 9 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Farmer’s Table

via Farmer’s Table Tagaytay Facebook page

Found inside Nurture Wellness Village and Spa, the relatively new Farmer’s Table offers delicious farm-to-table cuisine using fresh ingredients picked from their beautiful garden. an exceptionally pleasant spot for an al fresco meal, surrounded by the lush estate of Nurture Wellness. And hey, a clean and healthy meal is the perfect way to end a rejuvenating day at the spa!

Address: Nurture Wellness Village, 7310 Pulong Sagingan Maitim 2nd West, Tagaytay City
Service Hours: Daily, 7 AM to 9 PM
Website:, Facebook, Instagram



Antonio’s Restaurant

via Antonio’s Facebook page

If you’re in the city for a special occasion, why not splurge for a meal at the celebrated Antonio’s Restaurant? Serving mouthwatering international cuisine from renowned chef Tony Boy Escalante, this fine dining Tagaytay staple never disappoints. Keep in mind that there is a dress code. Other establishments that are part of Antonio’s Group in Tagaytay are also worth a visit: Balay Dako and Breakfast at Antonio’s.

Address: Purok 138, Brgy. Neogan, Tagaytay City
Service Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30 AM to 3 PM, 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Website:, Facebook, Instagram



Best Things To Do In Tagaytay

Sure, a mouthwatering food trip is reason enough to visit Tagaytay City, but that’s not the only thing that the city has to offer. The next time you’re in town for a weekend getaway, take some time to check out more of the tourist attractions in Tagaytay—and fall in love with the holiday city all over again.

Enjoy A Much-Deserved Spa Day

via Nurture Wellness Village Facebook page

The city is relaxing enough with the cool climes and sprawling views but if you need extra pampering, why not visit a tranquil spa? Treat yourself to a spa getaway at Nurture Wellness Village or Qi Wellness Living.



Hit The Famous Tagaytay Attractions

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There are tourist attractions in the city that are easy to overlook because they’ve been there forever. Two popular outdoor attractions in Tagaytay are Picnic Grove and People’s Park in the Sky for picnics, ziplines, sightseeing, and more. Taal Volcano is technically located in Talisay, Batangas, but a lot of the best tourist spots, hotels, and restaurants in Tagaytay feature stunning views of this volcano.



Visit Interesting Museums

via Puzzle Mansion Tagaytay Facebook page

Art lovers driving through Tagaytay can visit Museo Orlina, a museum showcasing the works of the country’s pioneer glass sculptor Ramon Orlina. Another delightful spot for museum hopping is Puzzle Mansion, a quirky bed and breakfast with a jaw-dropping collection of puzzles from all over the world. A warning: you’ll probably be inspired to pick up a puzzle set or two after visiting the mansion!



Take The Family To Kid-Friendly Attractions

via Sky Ranch Tagaytay Facebook page

Are you in Tagaytay with children? Let them enjoy the kid-friendly spots in the city! Sky Ranch, Paradizoo, and ZOORI (Zoo at Residence Inn) are all foolproof children pleasers—and even adults will love embracing their youthful side in these destinations.



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*Featured image via Farmer’s Table Tagaytay, Anya Resort Tagaytay, and Sky Ranch Tagaytay Facebook pages