It’s hard not to think romance when you land in Tagaytay - whether it is walking by the stunning cobalt-blue Lake Taal or indulging in a thrilling hike up the Taal Volcano with your adventurous significant other. The alternative summer capital of the Phillippines might as well be screaming ‘love’ with its stunning verdant scenery, a cool climate which caresses your very soul, and tons of picnic spots in Picnic Grove and the People’s Park in the Sky where one can laze around and have all-day-long picnics with their loved one. For inspired romantic staycations in Tagaytay, head to these amazing places which eat, speak, and can breathe romance into your Tagaytay vacay.
What better a way to wake up next to your loved one than with stunning views of the sun rising above a volcanic mountain? The Taal Vista hotel promises that, and much more. The 1939-built, English Tudor-style hotel bubbles with romantic opportunities for couples in the form of the outdoor swimming pool, amazing massage treatments at the in-house spa and views of the stunning cobalt blue Taal lake. If you and your significant other are foodies, why not indulge in an absolutely delicious foodcation at Café Veranda and Taza Fresh table? The former serves authentic local dishes, as well as the hote3l’s heritage cuisine at the weekend lunch buffet with an array of Filipino favourites with a twist. The latter is true-to-form garden-to-table dining with smoked meat, handmade sauces and pasta, and vegetables that they grow.
If you and your loved one love both nature and animals, then Hotel Kimberly, which boasts of not only a swimming pool and landscaped gardens but also an on-site mini-farm, will make for a great destination for your romantic staycation in Tagaytay. Apart from the comfy and luxurious rooms, Hotel Kimberly features amazing breakfasts which can be served in your rooms itself, complete with local and international favourites. The outdoor swimming pool is the perfect place for you and your partner to indulge in a swim or lounge around on the comfortable sun chairs and beds by the pool. Perhaps the highlight of the hotel is the on-site mini-farm they have, where one can pet and feed domesticated animals. Cosy up to your partner by the bonfire arranged in the evenings.
Anya Resort is the perfect place to have a relaxing romantic staycation in Tagaytay. Nestled amid the lush tropical greenery of Tagaytay, the resort features comfortable rooms with floor-to-ceiling glass windows with stunning views of the surrounding greenery and the Taal Lake. Some suites even feature a bathtub for you and your partner to relax after a long day of exploring the town. Take a swim in the stunning outdoor swimming pool or enjoy relaxing treatments with your loved one at the spa in the resort. End your day by having a date night at the Anila Poolside amidst the twinkling hotel lights.
For ultimate romantic luxury in Tagaytay, look no further than the Hotel Carlito, which is like a slice of Europe with Filipino hospitality. The place features a stunning outdoor location complete with a terrace, sun deck and a pool where you can lounge around on your relaxing Tagaytay romantic sojourn. If you and your partner are both fitness freaks, the fitness centre is the perfect place to be. Enjoy a laidback breakfast served in the room. If you’re a honeymooning couple, choose Hotel Carlito’s fabulous honeymoon suite, which will make your vacation memorable.
The cosy boutique Viewpark hotel is just what you and your partner need for a romantic staycation in Tagaytay. Its location right across the verdant, lush green Picnic Grove allows you and your partner plenty of opportunities to pack up a picnic lunch from the hotel and have a lovely day out in Picnic Grove. An amazing, highly rated breakfast, which one can also get served in the room, ensures a good start to your day of exploring Tagaytay. Take a dip in the lovely outdoor swimming pool or enjoy a couples massage by requesting at the hotel’s front desk.
If you and your partner love the luxurious life, then you should definitely stay at the four-star Hotel Monticello which features all the ingredients for a luxurious romantic getaway in Tagaytay. The outdoors are definitely the highlight of Hotel Monticello. If you and your loved one are water babies, then the year-round swimming pool and the heated outdoor pool are sure to have you both lounging in the water all day long. The sunbeds touching the pool are the perfect place to sip cocktails after a swim. Indulge in a full-body massage, a relaxing foot massage, or a spa in the amazing spa facilities at the hotel. Dig into the choicest of continental, local Filipino, and other global dishes at the restaurant, and end your day with a lovely evening stroll through the well-manicured landscaped gardens of the hotel.
For some inspired old-world romance in modern rustic environs, head to the charming Alta D'Tagaytay in the peaceful and quiet part of Cavite, away from all the hustle and bustle. Stunning views of Lake Taal and the Taal Volcano greet you as you dig into some delicious Filipino food for breakfast in an alfresco setting, the atmosphere brimming with romantic possibilities. The large, luxurious rooms feature grand wooden decor and have a deluxe look and feel to them, making you want to laze around in the room all day. You can even enjoy dining in the room while being treated to stunning views of the lake and the mountain.
For couples visiting Tagaytay and looking for fun, playful romance in seclusion, the sequestered location and ambience of Casa De Miguelitos with its standalone rooms and houses offering oodles of privacy is perfect. The beautiful, quiet property has numerous features for water babies and aficionados. Take a swim in the lovely swimming pool or enjoy a soak in the Jacuzzi/hot tub. Indulge in a hot spring bath, lay in the bathhouse or go in for a spa to enjoy a relaxed time with your better half. Head to the terrace or garden for an after-dinner walk or enjoy the activities and games such as pool table, darts, and board games and puzzles in the games room.
If you’re looking for some peaceful romantic time with your beloved rather than luxury, then Zen Rooms truly lives up to its name - the hotel is peaceful to the hilt, making it a great getaway for your romantic staycation in Tagaytay. Stay in the room all day long and enjoy entertainment on the large flat-screen TV. If you and your partner like to get out, swim and spend some time in the swimming pool or by the pool on the sunbeds while sipping on delicious cocktails. Enjoy drinks by the cool and breezy poolside. Begin your day of exploring Tagaytay with the delectable breakfast they serve, while enjoying views of the pool and the mountainside scenery beyond.
A gorgeous swimming pool surrounded by landscaped gardens and trees in the middle of Tagaytay - sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? However, it is very much real and it exists at the stunning Crosswinds Resort Suites, where every breath you take is full of fresh air and every view you see is scenic, infusing romance into your Tagaytay vacay. The spacious rooms at Crosswinds feature in-room dining and even a kitchenette where you can whip up romantic meals with your better half. Couples can swim and laze about the swimming pool and the surrounding gardens, and can even go in for a relaxing full-body massage at the in-house spa at the resort. The landscaped gardens provide stunning views of the Taal Lake and Volcano, so snap some pictures with the gorgeous background and make memories of a lifetime.
Clearly, there is no dearth of possibilities for a romance-infused staycation in Tagaytay. With the town brimming with amazing sojourns and stays for a charm, fun, and love-filled vacation, whoever said that romance was dead?
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