With the upcoming long weekend next week, why not plan an amazing weekend vacation in Antipolo for your family? Read on to learn more!
Around an hour’s drive from Manila, Antipolo is slowly shaping up to be a major destination for those living in the city. And with the long weekend coming up next week, why not take your family to an amazing weekend vacation in Antipolo?
Here are some of the amazing sights you’ll see!
1. Pinto Art Museum
The Pinto Art Museum, located in a private subdivision in Antipolo, Rizal, is perfect for those who want to capture amazing Instagram moments as well as appreciate amazing works of art.
The architecture of the place reminds you of Santorini, Greece, while the exhibits are modern, exciting, and wholly Filipino.
Young kids will love exploring the large area, while older kids, as well as moms and dads will definitely appreciate the wonderful works of art that are scattered throughout the property. There are scupltures, paintings, installations, and a host of other exhibits that are sure to inspire your children.
It’s a great way to start a vacation in Antipolo!
2. Hinulugang Taktak
Hinulugang Taktak in Antipolo is an iconic location that has been a travel destination for generations of Filipinos.
It’s one of the most important places in the province of Rizal, and has a lot of cultural, historical, and natural importance.
Hinulugang Taktak also once fell victim to pollution and human encroachment, but government efforts have since made sure that the falls are now rehabilitated. Now Hinulugang Taktak is now back to its former glory!
3. Casa Santa
For kids, as well as those who are young at heart, Casa Santa is the perfect place to visit!
As the name implies, it’s a Christmas-themed museum that’s perfect for families looking for a unique place to go to.
And obviously, for a place where it’s Christmas all year round, there’s a lot of fun to be had for everyone who visits.
4. Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa
For tired moms and dads looking for a place where they can relax, then there’s no better place than Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa!
They offer amazing spa services, pools, and all sorts of relaxing amenities. Plus, you can book a room for your family so that you can spend the weekend there!
They also offer day tours and other spa services, so you can spend the afternoon relaxing and soaking in the amazing sights and sounds.
5. Antipolo Cathedral
The Antipolo Cathedral, which houses the statue of Our Lady of Good Voyage, is a must-see place for those who are visiting Antipolo.
It’s usually packed, and parking can be a bit of a hassle. The cathedral is known as a place where car owners can get their vehicles blessed since it is believed that the image of Our Lady of Good Voyage protects travellers.
Aside from hearing mass in the cathedral, you can also visit the nearby market to buy some delicious cashew nuts, as well as local sweets and delicacies. It’s a great place to partake in the culture and religious history of Antipolo as well as enjoy some tasty treats!
6. Hotels and lodging for a vacation in Antipolo
Here’s a list of a few hotels that your family can stay in during your weekend vacation in Antipolo:
- Loreland Farm Resort
- Seven Suites Hotel Observatory
- ACL Suites
- Fersal Hotel
- Hotel Mango
Of course, you could also opt to go on a day trip to Antipolo, especially since it’s so close to Metro Manila.
So the next time you’re looking to travel with your family, why not try visiting Antipolo?