Ah, Manila. The capital of the Philippines. Featuring a blend of Spanish-influenced architecture and towering skyscrapers, this city is famous for its sprawling waterfront promenade, edgy arts scene and vibrant markets. And with more than 41,500 people per square kilometre, this metropolis marks the most densely populated place on the planet. So if you’re in search of a bustling city offering something to do at any hour, look no further than Manila. Located on the southern part of Luzon, the largest of the 7000-plus Philippine Islands, this city has a history dating back to the 16th century, making it one of the oldest areas of the country. And it’s this combination of rich history and modern-day appeal that makes Manila such a popular spot for tourists. So if you’re eager to explore this “Pearl of the Orient”, the holiday packages to Manila we’ve got here at Wotif will let you get to know this city without breaking the bank.
Because so many people call this city home, Manila is constantly growing and changing. This nonstop evolution can sometimes make sightseeing a bit of a challenge, so to help you get the most out of your stay in the city, here are three don’t-miss activities for your holiday in Manila.
Manila (and the Philippines in general) is famous the world over for its mouth-watering cuisine. To treat your taste buds to the real deal, here are a couple culinary stops you should plan on making.
These are just a few of the fun things to do and try during Manila holidays. For a deeper dive into all the amazing experiences awaiting you in this one-of-a-kind city, check out our affordable flight and hotel packages to Manila. You can even elect to explore the area on your own terms thanks to our deals on Manila car rentals.
And hey, if you’d rather visit somewhere a little more luxurious, check out our excellent selection of Cebu packages. This island about 800km southeast of Manila is among the most developed of the Philippine Islands, and a must-see for those who enjoy the finer things in life.