Football, soccer, basketball, boxing: Skinny Mike's shows it all on several screens. The bar in Fort Bonifacio is open 24/7, making it popular among sports fans and nighthawks alike.
One of Malugay’s go-to places to satisfy one’s cravings, Wingman at The Collective offers wings - buffalo wings and deep fried wings to be exact.
The sportsbar Heckle and Jeckle has always been a favorite expat hangout in the Jupiter and Burgos area in Makati City.
Emperador Stadium, with its wide, open space, artificial grass, and blinding flood lights, is the best spot to watch or play football in Manila. The stadium is always alive with balls, lights, music, and cheers.
Golf is a popular sport among the higher middle class and the upper class in Manila, among Filipinos and expats alike. In fact, some of the few green spots you see on the city map are not parks but vast golf courses, accessible only to members or paying guests.
Dimly lit, cozy, and walls adorned with British football teams and the Union Jack for emphasis, one will never mistake the Union Jack Tavern for anything else other than an authentic British pub. Located in the southern part of Metro Manila, the Alabang establishment is a great place to enjoy good beer and maybe a glass of cider or two.
Handlebar is the venue for bikers and rockers in Makati. If you do not possess a motorcycle and leather vest, there are still enough reasons to check it out, as it offers live music, sports TV, and perhaps the longest happy hour in Metro Manila.
Howzat is a sports bar that clearly caters to an international crowd. Located in the Jupiter-Burgos-Kalayaan HotSpot, it shows international sport events, has a good selection of imported beers, an international menu, and a deli with rare goods from Europe.
The University of the Philippines (Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, UP), affectionately referred to as 'Peyups' by its graduates, was founded in the year 1908. It is one of the country's best universities and also serves as a destination for many Megacitizens thanks to its many trees, sporting facilities, and cafés.
Playing football on blue artificial grass might take a little getting used to at first, but the Gatorade Chelsea Blue Pitch at Circuit Makati is arguably one of the best football fields in Metro Manila.
Mountain Dew Skate Park is the major hangout place for skaters of all ages.
If you have this need for speed but don't wna to travel outside of Megacity Manila to race, head to City Kart Racing in Circuit Makati.
The Zone is a huge sports hall with 15 badminton courts and one basketball court. It is open for members and non-members.
Basketball was brought to the Philippines by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) during the early American colonial period, in the first half of the 20th century. Today it is the most popular sport in the country, whether that's played on the streets, at schools, in colleges or in the professional level.
Bonifacio Global City still has the luxury of space and green areas. The parks Track 30th and Terra 28th is the place to go to in BGC if you would like to jog or go to the playground with the kids.
Pole dancing is deceiving as a sport and dance. While the movements seem to defy the laws of gravity, it is gravity that you have to befriend and understand to master dance. Awareness of how the body works can make all the difference.
This sport is surely unusual in a tropical country like the Philippines. Whether you miss that winter feeling during Christmas season or you just want to try some new activity, there is no better place to go than the SM Ice Skating Rink.
If you are looking for a new fitness workout while having fun at the same time, try Flying Trapeze Philippines located just behind the football turf on the corner of 34th street and 9th Avenue in Bonifacio Global City.
The Columns is home to may Megacitizens but the area is also frequented by non-residents because of its restaurants. This includes Kopiroti, New Bombay, Joey Pepperoni among others. It is also home to one Bank of the Philippine Islands branch.
You can find a range of swimming pools across the Megacity - from simple public pools where you can take a dip, university pools for some serious laps, big water parks for the whole family, and fancy, relaxing pools located in hotels. Here are some of the best swimming pools in the Metro.
Alphaland Makati Place is composed of three residential towers, a members-only City Club, and an upscale mall.
Say "Wellness Center”, and everyone immediately associates it with spa treatments and traditional medicine. Yet, Metafactor is backed by a certain philosophy and a fresh twist – putting together dermatological, dental, gym, spa, and rehab facilities under one massive roof.
The residences of Serendra provide low-density living in the heart of Bonifacio Global City (the Fort), with gourmet restaurants and upscale shopping areas just around the corner.
If you want to experience pure nature but don't want to miss out on the comfort of nice hotels and resorts, El Nido is a great place to go to.