7 Must Do Things In Bacoor, The Philippines - Updated 2021

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Angela
Angela
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Bacoor is a city in the Philippines, located in the province of Cavite and its total area is 46.17 square kilometers (17.83 square miles). Here is a little story of how the name came to be. In 1671, Spanish troops came into Bacoor and asked the dwellers, who were planting bamboo at the time, what the name of that place was. Now, because of language barriers and difficulties in understanding, they responded with ‘bakood’ which, in Filipino, means ‘bamboo’, as they thought they were being asked what it was that they were planting. The Spanish then pronounced it as ‘bacoor,’ and that is how the name came to be. Here are a bunch of things to do while in Bacoor - let’s have a look.

1. Visit beautiful resorts and hotels

Cool Martin Family Resort and Hotel (from USD 58)

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The Cool Martin Family Resort and Hotel is located in Bacoor, in the Philippines and is one of the greatest resorts you can visit. Apart from the lovely hospitality and quiet environment, it is also a place where everyone can enjoy themselves. The resort has amenities such as a spa, pools, pick-up service, Wi-Fi, luggage storage and many others. It is located about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) away from the city center and 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) from the airport, meaning that accessibility is very easy. The place is very kid friendly and offers a kids play area, their own TV room and a kiddie pool. So, while you are in Bacoor with the whole family, be sure to stop by here.


Cool Martin Resort

Address: 185 Remedios Street, Andria Village, Cavite
Price: from 58 USD

Designated smoking area Sauna Children television networks Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Air conditioning Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Smoke alarms Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Golden Oasys Hotel

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Golden Oasys is another great hotel for you while on vacation in Bacoor. The food in this place is divine and they have a range of meals that you can pick from, during your stay. The place has other amenities such as a pool and with the weather in Bacoor, you will definitely want to be near a poo,l almost 24/7.

Golden Oasys Hotel

Address: Molino 4, Molino Rd, Bacoor, 4102 Cavite, Philippines

Price: from 8 USD

Access: Along Molino-Paliparan Road, just before the intersection with Daang Hari Road

Contact: +63 46 438 8269

Villa Alberto Resort

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This is another great resort where you can spend your days, while in Bacoor. They have excellent service, great food, and an overall friendly atmosphere. They also have facilities for the children such as a place where they can go to play games and let’s not forget the kid’s pool. The kids have the opportunity to swim in their own pool and are attended to the whole time. The Villa Alberto Resort has been a long time favorite for tourists who come to Bacoor, so be sure to give it a chance.

Villa Alberto Resort

Address: Niog, Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines

Price: from 3 USD

Access: Off Molino Road, just after DKM Bakery

Contact: +63 46 417 0152

2. Savor delicious cuisine at restaurants

Sebo Pacific Restaurant

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Sebo Pacific Restaurant is a classic Filipino restaurant which serves state of the art food. First of all, it is very affordable, so, if you are on a budget you do not need to sweat it too much. Here you will be served dishes like sizzling bulalo, chicken wings, breaded pork chops and a variety of other foods. It is a small, intimate place where you can have a nice quiet meal and enjoy it, too. Sebo Pacific Restaurant has gained a lot of positive reviews over the years and it continues to be one of the best food spots here, in Bacoor.

Sebo Pacific Restaurant

Address: RBT Building Tirona Hi Way Mabolo 4102 Bacoor

Price: from 2 USD

Access: Right after the Bureau of Internal Revenue on Tirona Highway

Contact: +63 922 384 1569

Facebook: Sebo Pacific Restaurant

Clash of Burgers Restaurant

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Posted by Clash of Burgers Bacoor Cavite on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

If you are a fast food lover, then Clash of Burgers is the place for you. I am sure this is a place where kids will enjoy, as well. While you are here, you have to try the chicken burgers! They are one of the best things you can eat here, besides the nachos and chicken wings. The kids also have the chance to order a kids meal, at an affordable price. In Bacoor, it is not hard to find this franchise. They are spread out across the city and judging by the reviews - this is where you can get some of the best burgers.

Clash of Burgers Restaurant

Address: Blk 22 Lot 3 Meadowood Ave. Meadowood Village 4102 Bacoor

Price: from 1 USD

Access: On Acacia Street, off Nilog Road

Contact: +63 46 519 0326

Facebook: Clash of Burgers Restaurant

Gerry's Grill Restaurant

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Imagine a beautiful Sunday afternoon: you’re out with your friends and you’re looking for a great place to get some nice, sizzling, grilled food. Look no further because Gerry’s Grill Restaurant is where you need to go. This beautiful place is where you can get smoked fish, grilled meat, and so many other goodies. A customer favorite is the Kare-Kare. Don’t know what that is? Kare-Kare is a traditional Filipino dish which is basically an oxtail stew served with thick peanut sauce. This dish is popular in Filipino culture so while at Gerry’s, try the Kare-Kare.

Gerry's Grill Restaurant

Address: 2055 2nd Level SM City Bacoor, Brgy. Habay 2, Bacoor 4102, Philippines

Price: from 4 USD

Access: 20-minute drive north of Bacoor City, via Molino Road

Contact: +63 46 970 0354

Website: Gerry’s Grill Restaurant

3. Enjoy flow boarding at Flow House Manila

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Have you ever tried flow boarding? Flow boarding is like surfing except instead of being out on the ocean or sea, you do it indoors. Flow House Manila has artificial waves which are strong enough to make you feel like you are actually out on the open water. You can learn this fun sport with the available instructors (for those of us who do not know how to do it). It is an exhilarating experience which will leave you pumping with adrenaline. This place is definitely for adventure seekers or just if you want to learn something new. What do you say? Let’s go flow-boarding!

Flow House Manila

Address: Seasons Mall, Molino Blvd, Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines

Price: from 9 USD

Access: Just after the V Central Mall on Molino Boulevard

Contact: +63 2 403 4344

Website: Flow House Manila

4. Fly Extreme Adventure

Paragliding Bacoor
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Get your adrenaline rush and do something you will never forget. If paragliding is one of the items on your bucket list then get to tick that off your list while in Bacoor. If it’s your first time, you don’t have to worry as you will be accompanied by an experienced paraglider pilot who will take care of the launching, flying, and landing for you. You will be able to enjoy this paragliding aerial experience for ten to fifteen minutes while being amazed by the views. Bask in the cool breeze and enjoy the magnificent view from above as you glide across the sky like a bird. This one adrenaline-fueled activity will surely be an experience you will never forget.

Fly Extreme Adventure

Address: Springville Homes, B5 L31 Purple St. Camella North, Bacoor, 4102 Cavite

Website: Fly Extreme Adventure

Opening hours: 9am - 5pm (daily)

5. Try Hot Stone therapeutic massage

Hot Stone Massage Bacoor
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Pamper yourself in 15th Avenue Mind & Body Spa while in Bacoor. Try their hot stone massage therapy to melt away your tension, ease your muscle stiffness and increase blood circulation. You’ll experience one and a half-hour of stone massage therapy session where smooth, water-heated stones will be placed at key points of your body. For more enhanced benefits, their professional massage therapists can even incorporate a customized massage with the use of hot stones for you. Aside from body massage, you can also treat yourself with foot and body scrub. This is definitely a great way to rejuvenate and relax after touring around the town.

15th Avenue Mind and Body Spa

Address: Molino Boulevard, Bacoor, Cavite

Opening hours: 2pm - 12am (daily)

6. Kainan sa Balsahan

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Experience dining while on a floating bamboo raft at Kainan sa Balsa. Dining afloat here will remind you of a relaxing day in the countryside by the lake. This small paradise located in the urban community is like an escape and a place to slow down. Get to taste delish native Filipino cuisines here such as bulalo, sinigang na hipon, and Bicol express. Meanwhile, their best-sellers are fresh grilled seafood like inihaw na pusit, inihaw na tuna, and tilapia. While enjoying the surroundings and waiting for your meals, you may also go fishing in the pond. The romantic atmosphere of this place makes it an ideal place for both the young and the young at heart.

Kainan sa Balsahan

Address: Gen. Evangelista Street, Bacoor, Cavite

Website: Kainan sa Balsahan

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

7. Digman’s Original Halo-Halo

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Beat the scorching heat by treating yourself with Halo-Halo, a favorite snack item in the Philippines. While there are many Halo-halo vendors lined up in Bacoor, nothing beats the original makers. Digman’s Original Halo-Halo was established during the 1960s and has become so famous. As a matter of fact, they were featured in different TV Programs and visited by different celebrities and politicians due to their delish cool treat. This scrumptious delight is served in a tall glass filled with colorful ingredients like gulaman, sweetened beans, kaong, hefty spoonfuls of ube and leche flan on top.

Digman’s Original Halo-Halo

Address: 82 Rubio St. Digman Bacoor City 4102 Bacoor, Cavite

Opening hours: 8am - 9pm (daily)

Smooth Bacoor!

From the list above, we can see that Bacoor is a place full of fun and beautiful places but it doesn’t end here. There are many other places you can discover but I highly recommend that you start with these three. The Philippines is a great country with great people just waiting for you!

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Hello there! I am Angie and I am a freelance writer. My main goal is to immerse you into the serenity and beautiful chaos that is part of cultures and environments across the world. Not only am I...Read more

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