Top 5 Post-Quarantine Activities Near Manila
After being cooped up with the lockdown for months, the anticipation of a long-awaited summer vacation is almost at hand. Once the restrictions lift, that dream can slowly become a reality.
Yes, you read that right. It's still possible to get a taste of a glorious summer getaway while of course, observing safety protocols and veering away from the crowds to ensure utmost safety. All it takes is the right combination of exclusivity, the sea, some air, and good company to whisk you away on that much-needed vacation.
We've prepared the best post-quarantine activities in Manila so you can escape the confines of your home and spend some time relaxing away from your busy life. These post quarantine attractions are Manila vacation destinations that are easily accessible and are either within or one trip away from the capital. With some that include a Manila yacht rental, you'll get to enjoy the calming waters of the sea that can provide you with new views and some relaxing downtime even for just a few hours right at the heart of the city.
Whether it's going solo, as a couple, or with the company of your friends, here are the best post quarantine vacations near Manila that you can safely take.
Full Day Batangas Yacht Day Trip on Classic Motorboat
First on the list is a Batangas yacht day tour that will take you cruising across one of the most accessible seascapes from Manila. Complete with an adventurous crew bringing you to different destinations in Batangas, you'll be able to bathe in the sunlight or explore teeming marine life with snorkeling gear that you can use for free.
This yacht rental package allows you to have full use of a classically beautiful private motoryacht with plenty of space for 8 guests, so you can rest easy without having to worry about anyone else on the boat! With the option to extend your yacht day charter up to 24 hours, you can get to spend more time making the most of the relaxing Batangas panorama. This package includes optional round trip transfers to and from Manila so you can enjoy utmost exclusivity during the entire trip.
Sunset Yacht Dinner Cruise in Manila Bay
A more romantic option for couples, this sunset dinner cruise will set sail from the iconic coast of Manila Bay. A perfect option if you're looking to elevate your date night from the usual lockdown dates you used to enjoy. Not that your cooking isn't any good (we know it is) but picture a delicious 4-course dinner set against breathtaking views of the skyline as the setting sun paints the horizon in wondrous hues of gold and orange—on a luxury yacht exclusively just for you! This is what awaits you and your loved one when you book this package.
And oh, did we mention this comes with a free bottle of wine, and an optional bouquet and violinist that you can conveniently request to really personalize your experience? It doesn't get any better than this.
Indulge yourself and your partner with this romantic cruise. You know you deserve it.
Manila Bay Yacht Cruise on Classic Motorboat
The dining package for big groups, the Classic Motorboat can easily accommodate groups of 15. Whether it's for a brunch cruise or a sunset cruise over Manila Bay, you can indulge in delicious meals prepared by a professional chef while exchanging hearty conversations with your friends and family members. The best part? This package includes a generous selection of international cuisines and drinks (yes, alcohol included!) that will surely tickle your taste buds at a reasonable price.
If you're looking for an exclusive venue to host your next intimate gathering, this classic Manila yacht cruise package is perfect for you. Enjoy an intimate cruise as you bask in the coveted Manila Bay view.
Helicopter Tour to Antonio's in Tagaytay with Lunch
Take a 30-minute helicopter tour to Antonio's Tagaytay for a fine dining experience once the quarantine is over. If you've missed eating out and dining in luxury, Antonio's Restaurant in Tagaytay is the place to be. One of the best restaurants in the country bearing a 2013 Asia's 20 Best Restaurants by Miele Guide recognition under their belt.
You can skip the long journey by flying over hectic traffic on a first-class helicopter exclusively for you. Take in the panoramic bird's-eye views of the landscape below before indulging in world-class cuisines prepared by non-other than Chef Tony Boy Escalante's team.
If you're looking to see more sights, you can conveniently request an extended Taal Volcano tour for an added 10 more minutes of flying above one of Batangas' most famous landmarks. A real treat for those looking to see the city and Tagaytay from new heights.
Anilao and Puerto Galera Beach Cruise on Sailing Catamaran
A more adventurous package that's perfect for snorkelers and divers, you will be whisked away to the diving spots of Anilao and Puerto Galera! This day trip is complete with full-board meals and an experienced crew that knows the best snorkeling and diving locations teeming with marine life and vibrant coral reefs. It also includes a stop at the remote Sombrero Island where you can spend a few hours lazing on the shore and sinking your toes in the sand. You don't have to settle for dreaming about that island escape when it's right at your fingertips.
This Anilao yacht charter includes the exclusive rental of a sailing catamaran that can accommodate 8 people comfortably. Experience the best of Puerto Galera's macro marine life when you book this package.