Tagaytay City is a tourist attraction for both local and foreign visitors. It lies on top of the highest point in the province of Cavite — the Tagaytay Ridge. The Tagaytay Ridge is 2,100 feet above sea level and provides an amazing vantage point of view of Taal Volcano and Taal Lake in Batangas City. Taal Lake is popularly known as a lake within an island within a lake.
There are many ways to get to Tagaytay City whether you are going to drive or take the bus. Either way, the usual routes from Metro Manila are the South Luzon and Coastal Road Expressways. There are several bus companies that makes daily trips to Tagaytay. Their terminals can be found in Pasay City, EDSA and Baclaran.
There are a lot of places that you can go to in Tagaytay. Tagaytay Picnic Grove, People’s Park In The Sky and Tagaytay Highlands are popular places that are worth mentioning. Tagaytay Picnic Grove is the place to go to if you want to do just what its name implies. This is a place where you can sit down, relax and enjoy cheap thrills. Cottages or huts can be rented that ranges from PhP 100 to PhP 250, depending on the size. Formerly known as Palace In The Sky, People’s Park In The Sky is former President Marcos’ unfinished mansion that was touted to have been built specifically for the official state visit of the late former United States President Ronald Reagan and his wife. The said official state visit was canceled and so did building the mansion. You can get in for a measly PhP 20 entrance fee and most people who have been there says that it has the most spectacular view of the Taal Lake and Volcano. When you want to splurge, Tagaytay Highlands is for you. You are in for a treat if golf is your game because this place has two courses that is surrounded by terrains and ravines. There are lots of restaurants to try out, movie houses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a bowling place.
The places mentioned are just a few among the many establishments and facilities that can be found in the cool and breezy city of Tagaytay. A wide array of hotels and restaurants are spread all throughout which gives you a lot of choices to cater to your specific needs when you do plan on going to Tagaytay City.