Santa Mesa Heights Vacation Packages
Many of Manila’s highlights are located close to Santa Mesa Heights, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the fascinating Boy Scout Circle and the ever-popular Church of Christ. Two other recommended attractions that are close by Santa Mesa Heights are the SM North EDSA and TriNoma.
To really understand Manila, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. In particular, you should make sure you check out the National Museum of the Philippines, the National Museum of the Filipino People and the National Museum Planetarium. Book in for a lively show at the Manila Metropolitan Theatre and the Dulaang Rajah Sulayman Theatre.
If the sun is shining, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Leave the busy streets behind and enjoy the sounds of children playing in local parks and gardens such as Rizal Park and Paco Park. The conservation preserves such as the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City, allow visitors to see the animals and plants which inhabit the local area.
Some of Manila's best attractions are in the Santa Mesa Heights area, including Manila Cathedral, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Quezon City and the Manila North Cemetery. The San Agustin Church, the San Sebastian Church and the San Miguel Church offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area. For a tour of the nearby historic attractions, don't miss Fort Santiago.
There’s no excuse to neglect your game while you are here. Visit the Intramuros Golf Course to enjoy great greens and challenging bunkers.
Go to 168 Mall, the SM City Manila and the SM City Sta. Mesa in Quezon City for some retail therapy.
If you're crazy about sports, you might enjoy seeing local legends, the Phillipine Basketball Association, take to the field at Cuneta Astrodome, Pasay. On game days follow the procession of red, blue and yellow, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When you’re ready to wind down after a long day exploring the delights of Santa Mesa Heights, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. For a good night’s sleep check out the Casa Bocobo Hotel, the Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino, and the Bayleaf Intramuros.