Metro Manila · Roxas Boulevard (Manila/Pasay)
Intramuros, the Hyatt Casino and the American Embassy – these are only some of the places you can find in the Roxas Boulvard HotSpot. The HotSpot is located in Manila at the bay area. For those Megacitizens who just arrived or haven't had the time yet: the HotSpot is all about culture and tourist destinations.
Apart from the mentioned, you will also find there the Rizal Park, the Rizal Museum, the National Library, the National Museum of the Philippines, Ocean Park and much more! Being in the vicinity of the Malate HotSpot opens up the opportunity of a whole day out. First culture, then nightlife, a great combination.
For those of you who fancy a dinner or breakfast overseeing the Manila bay – Roxas Boulevard is the HotSpot to be. It features several hotels including the famous Manila Hotel and Hyatt Casino and Hotel. Both are definitely capable of offering you a stay you will not forget!
It is not recommended to travel between the different attractions by foot – also because it might be quite far. Roxas Boulevard is definitely a day HotSpot and should not be strolled at night.
A Typical Day in the Roxas Boulevard HotSpot
A typical day in the HotSpot starts after lunch. Visit some of the attractions – it is especially covenient on Sundays as there is less traffic and a lot of people stroll or do sports at the Rizal Park. Take your time to discover the area and have a look at the attractions you like. Before the sun sets, make your way back to the hotel overseeing the bay. A romantic dinner with a look over the bay will complete your Roxas Boulevard experience!
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Roxas Boulevard is a 7.6-kilometer thoroughfare right at the shoreline of Manila Bay. It is the main arterial road in the very west of the Megacity, connecting Old Manila with the entertainment and shopping complexes at the bay and with the airport. As of January 2016, Roxas Boulevard now features a planting verge that separates the esplanade from thee busy road.
Dive into the deep blue sea without getting wet! Manila Ocean Park awaits you with an amazing experience of the biodiversity of Earth's oceans and shorelines. The combination of entertainment and education appeals to the whole family and makes this world class marine theme park one of the city's most popular attractions among locals and tourists alike.
Craving for Culture? The Cultural Centre of the Philippines (CCP) is home to the nation's artistic and cultural performances and exhibitions. It is often the venue for musical performances, plays, painting exhibitions, and film showings.
In the concrete jungle of Manila, one easily forgets that the city lies right by the sea. A cruise on the Manila Bay lets you experience the tranquility and find your equilibrium.
The World Trade Center is one of the prime venues for international trade fairs, conventions and other major events in the Megacity.
The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) made it in the history books for being Asia’s first international convention center – housing paintings and sculptures of various Filipino artists and also serving as a venue for political summits, conventions and concerts of international artists.
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila (Met) showcases pre-colonial, modern and contemporary Philippine art.
Everything is a size larger at the newly established Solaire Resort & Casino: 500 rooms, villas and suites on an area of 8,3 hectares, 4600 employees, 1200 slot machines, 300 gaming tables, a VIP area for wealthy high rollers, and several bars and signature restaurants.
Once an abandoned warehouse by the shores of Manila Bay, this place is now one of the first addresses for great seafood and romantic evenings near Roxas Boulevard.
Opening its doors in Manila in the latter part of 2014, City of Dreams ushered in a new brand of entertainment into the Philippine capital. Offering an exhilarating gaming experience, this part of Entertainment City also has hotels, exclusive clubs, and a range of world-class restaurants.
There is most likely no hotel in Manila closer to the sea than luxurious Sofitel Philippine Plaza. Whether you get a room for the night or just sit back and have a drink at the Sunset Bar – the view will surely be terrific.
Crown Towers is a 6-star hotel right in the heart of Manila’s Entertainment City. One of the most sought after accommodations in the metro, the place signifies plush, well-appointed guestrooms, flawless service, a wonderful dining experience, and great entertainment.
A trendsetter in the hotel industry, Nobu is a hip new brand with 321 well-appointed rooms. Inspired by great service and celebrity lifestyle, this hotel inside Manila's Entertainment City features premiere luxury.
Manila's new Hyatt Hotel, located in the exhilarating 6.2 hectare hub of City of Dreams, is a modern hotel with stylish rooms and suites. It is within the vicinity of renowned nightclubs and entertainment centers and sits just three kilometers away from Manila’s international airport.
Say "Wellness Center”, and everyone immediately associates it with spa treatments and traditional medicine. Yet, Metafactor is backed by a certain philosophy and a fresh twist – putting together dermatological, dental, gym, spa, and rehab facilities under one massive roof.
Sky Garden is a laid back bar and restaurant, located on the grasscovered rooftop of a three-story building right at the bay.
At Jazz Simple Ambiance, DJs play pleasant jazz music in the afternoon and early evening, before disco music makes the crowd dance from 10 pm onwards.
There are many Hap Chan branches in Manila, but only one that serves seafood right at the bay.
Get something sweet at Zucchero, be it coffee and cake in the afternoon or a Filipino dinner in the evening.
Billiard, party food and acoustic live music are the perfect ingredients for laid-back night-outs at the Manila Bay.