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.
What could be more convenient for a Megacitizen in Metro Manila than living in a condominium with direct access to the Greenbelt Complex with its high-end restaurants, shops, and recreational facilities?
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.
The two towers of Paseo Park View are located in the very center of Salcedo Village. As the name promises, you can see Salcedo Park from one side of the building and Ayala Triangle from the other with these two green oases less than five minutes away.
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.
Do you reach for the sky in everything that you do? You should take up quarters in the Gramercy Residences! With 71 storeys and a height of 302 meters, this residential tower in Makati offers the most breathtaking views of Metro Manila.
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.
Edsa Shangri-La is a world-class hotel for business as well as leisure travelers. Located in the heart of Ortigas, this hotel offers ultimate luxury and personalized service.
Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria on Ortigas Avenue opened its doors to guests in 2005 after Holiday Inn Galleria joined the Robinsons Galleria complex. It is one of the most accessible hotels in the Quezon City area.
Located centrally in the financial capital of the Philippines, Berjaya Makati Hotel offers easy access to shopping malls in downtown Makati and the central business district.
Manila's new Hyatt Hotel, located in the exhilarating 6.2 hectare hub of City of Dreams, is a modern hotel with stylish rooms and suites. It is within the vicinity of renowned nightclubs and entertainment centers and sits just three kilometers away from Manila’s international airport.
InterContinental Manila closed its doors in December 2015 to make way for a mixed use development.
The Discovery Suites offer high-class accommodation for those who want to combine the comforts of home with the all-round-service of a five-star hotel.
The Peninsula is not only one of Manila's top accommodations but also a distinctive landmark, thanks to its spectacular grand hotel architecture and its location in the very heart of Makati.
The award-winning hotel Dusit Thani is yet another luxury hotel in the shopping district of Makati - offering comparatively affordable accommodation. The hotel is well-known for its Sunday buffet and its five specialty restaurants serving authentic Thai, Japanese, Italian, Filipino, Asian and International cuisine.
Manila Hotel is the oldest high-class hotel in the Philippines. Experience high end Filipino hospitality and get a taste of history here.
Crimson Hotel, located in the southern part of Metro Manila, is deemed as an urban sanctuary. Known for its personalized service and its tranquil atmosphere, the hotel features well-appointed interiors and exudes subdued elegance.
Itching to go swimming or attend a beach party? There is no need to hop on a plane because you can have some outdoor fun in Mindoro - an island paradise near the Megacity.
Is it getting too hot in Manila? Don't strip down just yet, take a look at this Megacitzen guide on how to beat the heat in the metro this summer.
Makati Sports Club is deemed an urban oasis located in the midst of the Makati Central Business District. It features diverse facilities both for business and leisure, making the first proprietary stock, non-profit sports club in the country a great place to go to.
Pasig Rainforest Park rebranded as Rainforest Adventure Experience (RAVE) has something for Megacitizens who love extreme sports and those who just want a respite from the busy streets of the metro.
Balara Filters Park is one of the oldest of Quezon City’s parks. It has swimming pools, a picnic grove, a windmill park, and art deco buildings.
A trendsetter in the hotel industry, Nobu is a hip new brand with 321 well-appointed rooms. Inspired by great service and celebrity lifestyle, this hotel inside Manila's Entertainment City features premiere luxury.
If you are planning to move to Manila for a longer time, alone or with your partner, condominiums are the first choice to stay. Usually the units are rented out by private owners for a minimum of one year, shorter stays are negotiable.