Destination guide

Culturally rich Manila will entice you

Take a holiday to Manila and enjoy the area's cathedral, monuments and culture. This city's shopping, restaurants and live music draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as San Agustin Church and Rizal Park. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Manila

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Manila a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Manila Ocean Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Intramuros Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Manila Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Star City (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Malabon Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Wack Wack Golf and Country Club (5 mi / 8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Manila

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manila is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rizal Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Baywalk (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Paco Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Rajah Sulayman Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Legazpi Active Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Track 30th (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Manila

Fly into Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Manila Tutuban Station, Manila Espana Station and Manila Laong Laan Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Manila by catching a ride on the metro at Carriedo LRT Station, Central LRT Station or Recto LRT Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Manila?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,427 holiday rentals around Manila. From 1,245 flats & apartments to 50 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Manila is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manila?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manila:

  • Malate: 84 holiday homes
  • Barangay 670: 54 holiday homes
  • Santa Cruz: 15 holiday homes
  • Brgy. 719: 1,591 holiday homes
  • Ermita: 67 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manila?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Manila. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manila Ocean Park: 1,594 holiday rentals
  • Manila San Andres Station: 1,594 holiday rentals
  • Brgy. 719: 1,591 holiday rentals
  • Central Bank of the Philippines: 1,593 holiday rentals
  • Robinson's Place: 1,594 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manila listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Manila?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,245 Condos/Apartments in Manila. Our other popular types of Manila holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 50 holiday houses
  • Studios: 813 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 4 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manila?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,033 holiday homes with pool available in Manila. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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