February 6, 2018

So you’ve got friends visiting the Philippines and by now, you might be wondering where to bring them this time of the year? Or maybe you’re a balikbayan yourself?

Ditch the nightclubs, after parties, and same old shenanigans. The Philippines has got so much more to offer, and planning for your guests’ balikbayan tour doesn’t have to be so stressful.

Here, Twin Lakes, gives you 5 destinations that will surely make you crave for more travel and adventure!

  1. Pinto Art Museum

Location: 1 Sierra Madre Street, Grand Heights Road, Antipolo, Rizal

This museum is the perfect combination of art and nature. The Pinto Art Museum gives you contemporary art designs and masterpieces while giving you the chance to experience tranquil ambiance with its lush green gardens. There is a P200 entrance fee for adults while students with valid IDs get a 50 percent discount.

  1. Masungi Georeserve

Location: Kilometer 47, Marcos Highway, Baras, Rizal

This destination is reserved for your adrenaline junkie friend. If you and your friends are into sliding down long, narrow nets and balancing on web-like ropes, then this is the best option. The Masungi trail is one of the most exciting yet nerve-wracking trails of Rizal – you certainly need to visit this one. However, make sure to book at least a week in advance because the trek reservations can be quite hard to secure due to its rising popularity.

  1. Resorts World Manila

Location: Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Pasay

Searching for Las Vegas-style entertainment, this is the place to be. With their state of the art slot machines and latest and most popular card games, Resorts World assures you that luxury is in your hands during your stay. However, it is more than just a casino; it features shopping centers, theaters for special events, and clubs, where famous personalities are often spotted partying until dawn.

  1. The City of Intramuros

Location: Intramuros, Manila

            The famous majestic walled city that is considered as the first choice of Metro Manila residents for day tours. From its historical areas to its Instagram-worthy structures, Intramuros will surely captivate anyone who is interested in old Manila and its secrets hidden in its historical walls.

  1. Twin Lakes

Location: Tagaytay – Nasugbu Highway, Laurel, Batangas

Famously known as The Philippines’ First Vineyard Resort Township Community. It is a prestigious European inspired property designed to be a premier residential and tourism estate that provides refreshing views of the famous Taal Lake and Volcano and luxurious lifestyle for its future residents. Twin Lakes will surely give your balikbayans a gastronomic experience with its very own Shopping Village.