There are loads of exciting places in the Philippines, and Cavite is sure to have a fair share of this country’s wonder. It is near the urbanized areas of Metro Manilsayingakati, Alabang, or BGC – but it is also a home of tourist spots in the south of Luzon. Cavite, in its own way, also takes pride in its own tourist spots other than the famous Tagaytay. So for whatever mood or activity you are looking forward to doing in Cavite – this place has just the best places for you to visit! Read on because we listed down the 24 best places perfect for nature trips, dining, parks, museums and more. And brace yourself, because some places mentioned here you probably never heard of before!
You can’t mention the historical relevance of Cavite without mentioning that this is the home for the first president of the country’s republic. This shrine in Kawit is also the site for the momentous declaration of Philippine independence from Spain.
Museo ng Paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio
Another historical treasure in Cavite is this well-preserved landmark where one of the Philippine’s revolutionary heroes, Andres Bonifacio, was tried in May 1897 with his brother Procopio. This site in Maragondon, Cavite is an ancestral house by Roderco Reyes but served as a military court during that historical trial.
Museo De La Salle
If you feel like travelling back in time, inside the campus of De La Salle University in Dasmariñas is a museum that exhibits and preserves 19th-century antique furniture, knickknacks and heirlooms that will give you a glimpse of how it was like to live as an “ilustrado” back then.
If you have a taste for fine visual poetry, then this museum in Tagaytay is sure to impress you with its display of Ramon Orlina’s exceptional glass sculptures.
Cuenca Ancestral House
This ancestral house in Bacoor, Cavite is one of the Revolutionary headquarters of philippine revolutionaries in 1898; and is also known to be Emilio Aguinaldo’s temporary residence.
Bacoor Family Ecopark
If you are looking for a place to just spend a fun day with your family, then Bacoor Family Ecopark may be just one of the places you can add to your list. This half-hectare land with 10 kubo-type huts, a playground, and a lagoon for fishing and boat riding is just right to spend quality time with your loved ones.
Cavite is most especially known for its historical landmarks and this Diocesan Shrine of Our Lady of the Pillar in Imus proved its resilience since its founding in 1795. If you are into the appreciation of Hispanic architecture then you should definitely visit here. And in case you need more convincing to surely visit this place, this church is regarded as a structure of cultural significance by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines.
Paniman Beach is being promoted for its ecotourism for a fun and wholesome nature-ey getaway with family and friends.
Katungkulan Beach Resort
Perfect for spontaneous weekend or daytime getaway, this Little Boracay of Cavite is sure to awe you with its rustic and humble vibe that will make you feel like a part of nature yourself.
Pico de Loro
Fun fact: Pico de Loro is also known as “The Parrot’s Peak” – which is how this tourist spot looks like from a distance. It is one of the most famous landmarks in Cavite because of the challenge it brings to its hikers. Once you reach the peak, you can overlook a picturesque view that is sure to make you literally feel like you are on top of the world (or just Cavite).
This little beach awaits you with its fine white sand that just screams a simple paradise. If you are looking for a more low-key beach with only a few people to relax and unwind fully, then this beautiful spot in Ternate is just waiting for you.
Patungan Beach Cove
If you want to be refreshed by submerging yourself in clear and blue waters, then you might want to give this beach cove in Ternate a thought. This remains to be one of the underrated beaches in Cavite that can wash away your stress along with waves.
If you are looking to overlook Cavite and Batangas from a high point, then Mt. Marami should be a part of your list! It is famous for its unique rock formation that can now be hiked by thrill-seekers.
It is called “Mt. Nagpatong” because of the rock at the top of this mountain. If you are into hiking and trying to explore the wonders of Cavite – then Mt. Nagpatong might be one to tick off in your list of destinations.
This other mountain near Maragondon is sure to break a sweat and leave you satisfied when you reach its peak. And if you are wondering why this mountain has this name, it is because it is shaped like the belly of a pregnant woman.
Corregidor Island is a small island that has enough cultural significance in World War 2, mainly leftover battle weapons, ruins, a lighthouse, and other things that stood the test of time. If you feel like having a blast from the past once more, or you just have a particular liking to this kind of thing, this might be just for you!
Also known as Balayungan Falls, it is also a gem of Maragondon, Cavite. This province may not be famous for its bodies of water unlike its nearby provinces like Laguna – but Cavite’s Falls have a certain charm on their own mainly because they are not discovered as much by tourists. So if you are in Cavite and looking for a place to unwind, Pantihan Falls might be just one for you!
If you are looking for less-visited waterfalls to trek, then you might want to check Malbicbic Falls. This is located near Mt. Mataas na Gulod is an intersection of three nearby rivers.
Be enchanted with Balite Falls’ clear waters and 10-ft high waterfalls in Amadeo, Cavite. One of the reasons this nature destination has an innate charm is that it is only discovered recently and maintained properly.
Also known as Lucsuhin Natural Bridge, this hidden gem in Slang, Cavite is also near Ylang-Ylang River, where one can just enjoy the silence and the breeze of nature under their feet.
This is an attraction in Dasmariñas, Cavite that showcases artificial birds, animals, and even waterfalls that would almost feel like you are in a more colorful (and far less brutal) Jurassic Park.
The Orchard Golf and Country Club
If you are into the taste of the country club lifestyle, this exclusive 18-hole championship golf course in Dasmarinas may be just for you! Especially if you like looking at pretty mountains – this place is sure to wow you with its picturesque mountain views.
Finding a detour to fit right in your Cavite travel plans? Puzzle Mansion in Tagaytay might just be the right place to go! This houses the most extensive puzzle collection not only in the Philippines – but also in the whole world! If you are around Cavite, this is something you probably wouldn’t want to miss.
In need of a quick weekend getaway with family or friends? This resort in Dasmarinas may be just what you are looking for a staycation, a swim, or just overall good food.
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