If you’re looking for your next travel destination, here are top 5 reasons why you must head down South to the province of Cavite.
1. It’s close to Metro Manila.
Thanks to its proximity to Manila, Cavite is a favorite tourist destination of Manilenos who need a quick getaway from city life.
Depending on where you’re coming from, Cavite is just an hour away from Pasay City (without traffic). Cavite is accessible with the Paranaque Integrated Terminal Exchange or (PITX), making traveling to the South now more comfortable and convenient than ever.
2. It’s rich in history.
Cavite is one of the historical provinces in the Philippines. It stood witness to several highlights of Philippine history, including the Declaration of the Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898.
There are many historical places that you can visit in Cavite, such as the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, where you can enjoy a tour of the ancestral house of former President Emilio Aguinaldo and learn from their educational museum.
There’s also Museo ng Paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio, where you can see a life-size diorama, historical paintings, and artifacts.
Corregidor island is also located in Cavite city. In the island, there’s a lighthouse and ancient fortifications that will show you the historical significance that the province of Cavite holds.
3. There’s delicious Caviteño food and top restaurants to delight in.
Foodies will not be disappointed with a trip to Cavite, as the food scene here is well-established. Food lovers can get their fill of delicious food anywhere, as the cities of Imus, Bacoor, Dasmarinas, and others offer numerous food hubs, cafes, and restaurants.
Malen is one of the most popular restaurants in Noveleta. The famed Cavite Republic in Trece Martires will give you an authentic taste of Cavite’s very own Pancit’s Estacion Negra. There’s also Digman, which offers delicious halo-halo, and Cafe Antix.
4. Fun activities await.
Tourists are in for an adventure in Cavite with numerous fun activities that solo travelers or families can enjoy. Mountains are aplenty, and hikers can climb and camp in mountains like Mount Marami.
If you want something less strenuous activity but enjoyable why not do a day tour of Corregidor Island? Or swim in Ternate Beach Resort or Tanza Oasis Hotel and Resort. Visit Imus Cathedral. Have a picnic in Cavite Eco Park, or shop till you drop at the mall.
5. It’s home to lush natural attractions and tropical beaches.
Cavite is a province not just rich in history but also lush natural landscapes and beaches every tourist can marvel at. There are hidden falls such as Balite Falls and Ragatan Falls.
Tourists can enjoy fresh breeze and nature in many parts of Cavite. There’s the well-preserved Mataas na Gulod National park and Tagaytay ridge, which overlooks Taal volcano.