Destination guide

Culturally rich Manila will entice you

Take a holiday to Manila and enjoy the area's cathedral, monuments and culture. This city's shopping, restaurants and live music draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as San Agustin Church and Rizal Park. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Manila

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Manila a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Manila Ocean Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Intramuros Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Manila Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Star City (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Malabon Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Wack Wack Golf and Country Club (5 mi / 8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Manila

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manila is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rizal Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Baywalk (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Paco Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Rajah Sulayman Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Legazpi Active Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Track 30th (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Manila

Fly into Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Manila Tutuban Station, Manila Espana Station and Manila Laong Laan Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Manila by catching a ride on the metro at Carriedo LRT Station, Central LRT Station or Recto LRT Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Manila?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,504 holiday lettings around Manila. From 1,285 flats & apartments to 54 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manila?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manila:

  • Malate: 81 holiday homes
  • Brgy. 719: 45 holiday homes
  • 670 Ermita: 52 holiday homes
  • Ermita: 65 holiday homes
  • 669 Ermita: 51 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manila? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Manila. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brgy. 719: 45 holiday lettings
  • 168 Mall: 1,667 holiday lettings
  • Manila Ocean Park: 1,668 holiday lettings
  • Central Bank of the Philippines: 1,669 holiday lettings
  • Manila North Cemetery: 1,665 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Manila listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Manila?

Yes, of course. offers 1,285 Flats in Manila. Our other popular types of Manila holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 874 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manila?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,079 holiday homes with pool available in Manila. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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