The Philippine Summer Capital is proposing to become a Honeymooners’ Haven. Well, many couples from around the world opt to hold their weddings in Baguio City so this is not surprising at all.
According to an article published by Manila Bulletin, The City Council approved on first reading an ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr., stated all hotels will be required to prepare a honeymooner’s wedding package to those who decide to be wed in the city and avail of their hotel facilities or services.
With beautiful mountain scenery and pine trees, with wisps of fog, and colorful flowers and strawberries, Baguio is indeed a perfect romantic destination. And the following places that you’ll found in and around the city prove that Baguio is indeed worthy of its new monicker.
1. Camp John Hay
Couples may enjoy a picnic under the pine trees or take a jog while exploring every nook and cranny of the former American military base.
2. BenCab Museum
Newlyweds who dig art will surely fall in love in this place. The museum showcases a vast collection of Cordilleran art by National Artist Ben Cabrera.
3. Arca’s Yard
This artsy restaurant easily became a favorite destination in Baguio. Couples may leave a “love lock” in this place, just like the padlocks that used to adorn the Pont des Arts in Paris.
4. Valley of Colors
A beautiful couple pic can be captured in this relatively new tourist attraction in Baguio. It showcases a one giant mural of homes dotting the mountainside.
5. Mt. Cloud Bookshop
After a long day of sight-seeing, lovers may spend a few hours in this family-run bookshop that highlights Philippine literature. Poetry reading sessions might be a bonus treat.
7. Cafe Adriana by Hill Station
Honeymoons in Baguio won’t be complete without a delightful food trip. Head to Cafe Adriana to enjoy a new take on Spanish tapas and brick oven pizzas while basking in a breathtaking view of the cordillera mountain ranges.
8. Azalea Residences Baguio
Newlyweds deserve nothing but the best hideaway while in the city. They can opt to spend a night or two at Azalea Hotel Baguio, the first and only 4-star serviced apartment in the city. It offers a Romantic Retreat for as low as PHP8,035. This accommodation also presents packages for unique weddings in Baguio.