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No. 2 Summer Capital Home To Exclusive Mountain Resort Living In The Philippines

It’s a popular culture that many Filipinos and foreigners alike would like to go and visit the second summer capital of the Philippines for various reasons. The first major reason would be to feel the inviting climate of this wonderful place nestled in-between Batangas, Laguna, and Cavite provinces. If it would be played on a game, ‘survey says’ the next reason why people love going to Tagaytay is the many scenic and picturesque views surrounding the mountainous area, especially the view of Taal Lake and Taal Volcano.
Perhaps, these are just few of the reasons why real estate has been booming ever since in Tagaytay. And for more than a couple of decades, Tagaytay Highlands is regarded as the best place to set-up a weekend getaway destination coupled with luxurious living and privacy for the family and friends.
Through the years, Tagaytay Highlands has constantly evolved. Tagaytay Highlands has transitioned into one of the country’s most luxurious resort communities that strives for dominance in the premier leisure market.
Only the few of the elite, the ultra-rich and perhaps the nouveau riche of the society can partake in enjoying this luxurious living, a year-round mild weather and nippy breeze with world-class amenities and recreational facilities – plus Asia’s most exciting golf courses (18-hole and 27-hole), offered under the SM Group of Companies.
Juan Manila Express team was fortunate to get a preview of this elegant place, allowing us to experience some of the amenities and facilities, during one of the media familiarization tour this year.
This exclusive members only club facility is now a township – a thriving mountain resort residential community with themed residential development that cater to the most discriminating tastes.
Woodlands Point is a premier log cabins with rustic charm and vibe featuring Western red cedar accents and elegant detailing of glass and stone. It is nestled in one of the highest elevations in Tagaytay with awe-inspiring views of the Highlands golf course, Laguna de Bay, the Canlubang countryside, and the verdant mountains.

Mabe De Goitia and Phillip Medina of Belle Corporation and Tagaytay Highlands.
Mabe De Goitia and Phillip Medina of Belle Corporation and Tagaytay Highlands.

By the way, Tagaytay Highlands is divided into three outstanding regions to classify each of the townships and properties completing this 1,300-hectare property.

Tagaytay Highlands is home to The Highlands, The Midlands and The Greenlands, Tagaytay Highlands is a network of exclusive, themed residential communities that’s complemented by Asia’s most exciting golf courses, a selection of restaurants and a variety of leisure activities, all set amidst the stunning views of majestic Taal Lake and the lush, cool mountains.

The Highlands is a sought after property that sits along the highest elevation of Tagaytay with the distinction of having gorgeous 360-degree views, a relaxing cool climate and proximity to the club amenities.
Land Area:          Approx. 360 hectares
Elevation:            Approx. 2,000 – 2,500 feet above sea level.
The Midlands is a bird sanctuary with themed enclaves inspired by architecture and culture from different countries, thus, creating a picture of a truly international community.
Land Area:          Approx. 670 hectares
Elevation:            Approx. 1,000 – 1,500 feet above sea level.
The Greenlands helps you rediscover a less complicated lifestyle, where communities are tightly knit to encourage camaraderie, homes are airy and welcoming, and life is approached holistically.
Land Area:          Approx. 260 hectares
Elevation:            Approx. 400 – 920 feet above sea level.
Another premier spot is the Horizon Terraces, Tagaytay Highlands’ most refreshing take on holistic living as it offers a mix of Asian-contemporary garden villas and suites designed to look out at the postcard-pretty Taal Lake and Volcano, Mt. Makiling, the Midlands Golf Course, and its own central park.
To appreciate the chilly air of the mountains amid the cozy warmth of the tropics, Vireya, the first and only tropical resort community in Tagaytay Highlands, places its residents on the highest point of the Midlands. From this vantage point, the Taal Lake shimmers in the distance as Mt. Makiling hovers into view.
The Parks’ contemporary American-inspired homes are clustered into landscaped courtyards or garden style parks. Perched on the scenic slopes of the Greenlands, The Parks is yet another residential community that offers amazing nature views.
One of Tagaytay Highlands’ sought after developments, Plantation Hills, known for a relaxing lifestyle in nature, will soon open its gates to its latest luxury eco-farming community. The eco-farming also gives opportunities to nearby communities who help in growing organic and sustainable farm crops and vegetation offered at the Pick & Pay station.
As part of its premium services, Tagaytay Highlands has a selection of casual and specialty restaurants—such as the Highlander Steakhouse, Highlands China Palace, and the Gourmet Avenue—that caters to its residential communities.
Members and guests can engage in a healthy, active lifestyle by trying out the facilities at the Highland’s Sports Center and The Country Club, which include a fully equipped gym and swimming pools. Also in the agenda are horseback riding and bird-watching trails, trekking, ATV, and the latest outdoor activities such as the Aerial Walk, Trail Buggy, and Sporting Arrow.
A mini-zoo attraction is also set-up to cater the animal and bird lovers with educational insights of the animals and birds that are bred inside the animal farm.
The sports-minded ones can go swimming or play tennis, bowling, and badminton. And to wind up an active day, they can indulge in a leisurely massage at The Spa and Lodge.


Tagaytay Highlands is truly a magnificent and styled elegantly for people who can afford the luxurious living in this mountain resort.
Developed by Highlands Prime Incorporated and Belle Corporation, two of the Philippines’ leading real estate developers, the award-winning leisure development Tagaytay Highlands sets the bar in defining mountain resort living in the country. This 1,300 hectare project south of Luzon takes great pride in its themed residential communities, world-class services, and breathtaking views of nature.
There could be a lot of reasons why you should invest in Tagaytay Highlands. While most of the developments are already 100% sold out, Tagaytay Highlands is brewing with new projects coming out this year and still more in the pipeline.
For more information on how to own a home at Tagaytay Highlands call (632) 5052422 and (63917) 5150158. Or you can visit their website at

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