5 Makati City Parks That Let You Savor Peace and Quiet Amid the Concrete Jungle

Almost every hotel accommodation in Makati City (Herald Suites Solana, for instance) is always occupied by business travelers who are engaged in various corporate functions. And working in this bustling commercial district can definitely drain one’s energy in the day. Oftentimes, all you need is some quiet moments to relive your enthusiasm and spirit. Fortunately, Makati’s urban jungle is home to an array of parks and gardens that invite you to take things slowly. Among these are:

1. Makati Park and Garden

This well-developed enclave lets you savor supreme peace and quiet while strolling along the banks of the iconic Pasig River. Makati Park and Garden presents a tranquil escape for those who yearn to move away from the flurry of the bustling city. With its beautiful landscape and exquisitely unique setting, the park has been a favored venue for various social functions. Makati Park is located along J.P. Rizal Extension in West Rembo.

2. Ayala Triangle Gardens

Considered as Makati CBD’s central park, Ayala Triangle Gardens is an urban oasis that offers a deep sense of serenity at the heart of the pulsating district. While basking in the lush surroundings, visitors can also relish a slew of delectable meals and snacks in a row of restaurants at the park. During the holiday seasons, a lot of people visit this place to witness fascinating lights and sounds show. Situated amid the major city thoroughfares, Ayala Triangle is conveniently accessible to a number of affordable hotels and suites in Makati.

3. Greenbelt Park

Conceived as a shopping mall that do away from the Western-style malls in the Philippines, Ayala Center’s Greenbelt 3 offers a commercial area that shelters a charming garden. Here, walkways and courtyards that are embraced by ornamental and flowering plants lead to a small haven where your tired feet can take some rest. There is also a chapel within the Greenbelt Park where you can spend some quiet time.

4. Legaspi Active Park

If you’re staying with your kids in a Makati lodging, bring them to Legaspi Active Park. Enveloped by verdant gardens, this mini-park is equipped with a small playground where children can safely enjoy. Situated along Gamboa and Rada Streets, Legaspi Mini-park is also frequented by joggers and runners who want to do some exercise without going too far away from their abode or workplace.

5. Washington Sycip Park

This scenic garden lies just a stone’s throw away from Legaspi Park. Tucked within Makati’s concrete jungle, this serene sanctuary is another idyllic spot where you can relax and unwind. A small man-made pond with fish and ducks is the park’s most popular attraction. Washington Sycip Park is only a few minute’s walk from the shopping center and several accommodations in Makati.


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