Being a Tourist in Your Own Neighborhood in Cavite

By: Crown Asia
Being a Tourist in Your Own Neighborhood in Cavite

Updated as of February 8, 2023

If you have been living in Cavite for some time now and have not yet ventured outside your gated serene community, then we encourage you to start your own adventure. It is totally understandable that you would like to savor the beautiful Italian-inspired neighborhood of Ponticelli in Daang Hari or bask in the Italian community of Citta Italia in Bacoor, but you would be delighted to discover the wonderful province of Cavite. Cavite is rich in historical, cultural, and natural tourist spots. So whatever your fancy, you would find popular Cavite tourist spots within 30mins of your house and lot for sale. And with Cavite being located right next, Metro Manila residents could also enjoy these tourist spots for a quick weekend getaway.

two women sightseeing

Here are some of the best places to visit in Cavite near your home

Historical Cavite

If you recall your history lessons, Cavite played a crucial role during the Philippine Revolution, together with its prominent cities like Dasmarinas. As such, a quick drive in Cavite will amaze you with all the historical tourist spots and markers you can find. These include the center of the Philippine Republic, and the Battle of Zapote in Bacoor; the Battle of Imus, and the Battle of Alapan in Imus; the Battle of Noveleta, and the Noveleta Tribunal in Noveleta; the Fort San Felipe and the Trece Martirez Monument in Cavite City to name a few. Some historical attractions to visit for a quick fix of Philippine history are the Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum in Kawit and the Bonifacio Shrine in Maragondon.

Aguinaldo Shrine

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One of the most well Cavite tourist spots and Philippine historical sites is Corregidor Island, situated at the mouth of Manila Bay but considered to be part of Cavite province. It is historically notable as a fortified island that was used in World War II and is now a well-known tourist destination and memorial place. During the war, the island was the location of battles between Filipino and American soldiers against Japanese invaders. Several historic buildings, including a lighthouse, battery, barracks, and the Pacific War Memorial, can be found on the island.

There are also notable museums in Cavite such as the Aguinaldo National Shrine and Museum and Museo De La Salle. Here you can find historical artifacts and the like which give us a reminder of what we’ve been through as a country.

Speaking of history, the Spanish Colonial Period also left us with numerous beautiful historical churches some of which are in Cavite such as San Roque Parish Church, the oldest church in the province; Imus Cathedral; Nuestra Señora de la Soledad de Porta Vaga – in Bacoor, known for its Spanish-era architecture and a wooden cross that is said to be more than 300 years old; and St. Dominic de Guzman Parish Church.

Natural Cavite

Boat on a beach

Cavite is also a place for nature lovers. If you love hiking, you may want to try reaching the summit of Mt. Pico De Loro, Mt. Buntis, or Mt. Nagpatong – which are all part of the Maragondon Mountain Range. If you love swimming, you may visit the different beach resorts in Ternate. Some resorts in Maragondon also offer swimming or camping by the river. There are also several eco farms and natural spas in Tagaytay and Alfonso that you can also try. Or simply just enjoy the cool air and the site seeing in Tagaytay. If you like a mixture of hiking and swimming, visit the Malibiclibic Falls known for its beautiful rock formations and scenery, and the Cabag Cave in Silang.

Speaking of beaches in Cavite, some of the best ones are Boracay de Cavite, Katungkulan Beach Resort, Patungan Beach Cove, Puerto Azul Golf Resort, and Paniman Beach. There are also some islands in Cavite suited for island hopping such as Carabao Island in Maragondon.

Delicious Cavite

Cavite also has its own delicacies – a trip to each town will delight your taste buds. You may try out the famous Pancit Puso, the Pancit Pusit, and the Rice Cake of Cavite City. Or Visit the famous halo-halo in Bacoor. Travel to General Trias to have a taste of the arroz valenciana, or the kesong puti. Imus is known for its Longanissa and of course Rosario for its tinapang Salinas. Tagaytay City, the country’s second summer capital, is home to the best bulalo in the country. Situated at the rim of the Taal Volcano, it is elevated which gives it cool weather suited for the summer season. Enjoy the likes of Tagaytay Picnic Grove, Sky Ranch Tagaytay, and People’s Park in the Sky.

Taal Lake

Festive Cavite

There are also several festivals observed in Cavite that you can take part in. Some notable celebrations are the Pahimis or coffee festival in Amadeo in April; the Regada or Water Festival in Cavite City in June; the Maytinis Christmas Celebration in Kawit every December 24; the Valenciana Festival in General Trias; and the Tinapa Festival in Rosario. The list of fiestas and activities goes on and on.

Festival in Cavite

Cavite has a lot of things to offer. It seems like the things you can do here are endless. If you want to enjoy these places with ease then Crown Asia‘s premium developments in Cavite are here for your taking. Situated in Tagaytay City, enjoy the cool breeze with Crown Asia’s Pinevale and Pine Suites. In Bacoor and Imus, you can find a plethora of Italian-inspired communities designed with beauty and sophistication in mind-Carmel, Citta Italia, Ponticelli, Vita Toscana, Vittoria, Vivace, and Amici. In Dasmarinas find communities such as Amalfi, Amalfi Heights, Caribe, La Mediterranea, and Augustine Grove– marvelously designed thematic neighborhoods. A house and lot for sale or a condo for sale in Cavite is a worthy investment if you want to enjoy these tourist spots in Cavite. And it will be even better with the value that it will rise to after years as a real estate investment in Cavite will only continue to grow with the amount of investment being placed in the province. Enjoy life, enjoy a wonderful investment, and enjoy the beauty of the world in your own home with Crown Asia.

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