Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Santa Cruz

Come and experience Santa Cruz and its culture, churches and monuments. This city's shopping, restaurants and architecture draw many visitors. SM Mall of Asia and San Agustin Church are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Santa Cruz

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santa Cruz a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Manila Ocean Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Intramuros Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Malabon Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Manila Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Star City (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Veterans Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Santa Cruz

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Santa Cruz is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rizal Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Baywalk (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Paco Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Rajah Sulayman Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Legazpi Active Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santa Cruz

The nearest airport is in Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.), located 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Manila Blumentritt Station. It's easy to get around Santa Cruz by catching a ride on the metro at Tayuman LRT Station, Blumentritt LRT Station or Bambang LRT Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Santa Cruz?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 15 holiday rentals around Santa Cruz. From 12 Condos/Apartments to 9 Studios, 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 Santa Cruz is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Cruz?

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 Santa Cruz:

  • Bonifacio Global City: 109 holiday homes
  • Barangay 76: 67 holiday homes
  • Poblacion: 366 holiday homes
  • Ususan: 68 holiday homes
  • Malate: 80 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 Santa Cruz?

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

  • Tayuman LRT Station: 1,665 holiday rentals
  • Doroteo Jose LRT Station: 1,665 holiday rentals
  • Manila Blumentritt Station: 1,646 holiday rentals
  • R. Papa LRT Station: 1,646 holiday rentals
  • Manila Chinese Cemetery: 1,643 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 12 Condos/Apartments in Santa Cruz. Our other popular types of Santa Cruz holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 9 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Cruz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Cruz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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