Escaping the Hectic Metro: A Visitor’s Guide to Cavite

A beautiful beach in the Philippines

As more and more people are leaving Manila due to its perpetual traffic and immense congestion, cities on the outskirts of the metro are gaining more visitors and residents. Among these places is Cavite.

Whether you are a Pinoy who wants to take a breather from Manila or a foreigner who wants to get a taste of the culture, there are things that you can do as soon as you set foot in this province.


Going to malls is embedded in the Filipino culture. It is no surprise that cities outside the metro also have lots of malls. Aside from mall giants such as SM and Ayala, new shopping centers such as LNC The Square inside Lancaster new city also offer restaurants and shops for everyone to enjoy. So if you want to enjoy the mall, minus the crowd, then malls in Cavite is surely the answer.

Historical Sites

Corregidor Island, Bonifacio Shrine, and the 13 Martyr’s Monument are just some of the historical sites you can visit in Cavite. Know more about the country and appreciate something from the past by visiting these sites.

Eco Parks and Resorts

Breathe fresher air and be one with nature by immersing yourself in various eco parks in the city. Unlike Manila, Cavite is not (yet) a concrete jungle and has ample natural environment. It is also home to resorts that you and your family can enjoy if you are looking for a quick getaway near Manila.


Our Lady of Manaoag and Pink Sisters Chapel and Convent are just some of the churches and religious institutions in and near Cavite. Churches in the city are favorite spots of pilgrims, and their old-timey architecture is enough reason to see them for yourself.

Recreational Activities

Relax, literally, by getting a massage in various spa centers. If you want to flex some muscles, sports and golf clubs are also abundant in the province.

Thinking of visiting Cavite soon? Visit these areas and get to know the country even more.