If you find yourself up in the mountains to relish its chill weather, why not take it up on another level and redefine your vacation experience with our Baguio travel guide?
Vista Residences Baguio condominiums namely – Brenthill, Pinehill and Canyon Hill – are strategically located near tourist spots, eateries and public markets; making it convenient for unit owners to enjoy the beauty of the “Summer Capital of the Philippines”.
The Botanical Garden features huts typical of the Igorot dwellings found in the Cordillera. Being quiet and tranquil, it’s a nice place to just sit down and relax; enjoy a leisurely stroll along its winding and narrow pathways; and delighting yourself to breathtaking garden landscapes.
You’ll just need ten to fifteen minutes travel time from Vista Residences Canyon Hill to go to Baguio Botanical Garden located at Leonard Wood Road, Benguet.
Named after the American architect and urban planner, Daniel Hudson Burnham, the park is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, especially during weekends.
Some outdoor recreations available in Burnham park include biking, roller skating and boating. You could also simply lay a mat on the grass and take in the cool air breeze from pine trees.
Known for its wide and wonderful view of the Cordillera mountains, Mines View Park is also home to many stalls where you could buy knitted, woven and wooden souvenirs of all kinds. Numerous restaurants can also be found within the vicinity if you’re too hungry to sit through the traffic back to the city.
There are jeepneys with Mines View signs and their terminal is at Lower Mabini Street in front of Danes Bakeshop. However, if you’re a condo unit owner at Vista Residences Brenthill Baguio, you can just jog going to this place while enjoying the fresh morning air.
A visit to Baguio City is never complete without a stop at Camp John Hay. This place has everything everyone loves about the city — recreation and a relief from the heavy jolt of urban living.
Some activities in Camp John Hay that you might find refreshing include strolling at The Secret Garden and Ampitheater which are a short treks that feature some perennial flowers and greenery. You can also visit the Cemetery of Negativism – there are no people laid to rest in here – only tombstones with exaggerated or parodical “causes of death”.
Located on the south eastern side of Baguio, its Main Gate is now located on Loakan Road, a five minute drive from its old location at the Upper Session Road-South Drive Rotunda.
If you’re artistically inclined, bring your sketchbook at BenCab museum and create your own masterpiece. It’s a place rich with inspiration! The BenCab Museum houses the collection of Philippine National Artist Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab) in several galleries, as well as venues for art shows.
Aside from exhibitions, there are also EcoTrails to access expansive farms and gardens within the surrounding area. This is where you could learn about indigenous architecture and organic farm produce.
The museum is on Km. 6 Asin Road, a brief 15-minute drive from the center of Baguio City. It is open from Tuesdays – Sundays at 9am – 6pm. General admission ticket is Php 150 while only Php 80 for seniors and pwd.
So, invest now at Vista Residences Resorts Condominiums and enjoy the beauty of Baguio tourist spots everyday!