Where to Go in Tagaytay When It’s Raining
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Where to Go in Tagaytay When It’s Raining

Even in the rainy season, Tagaytay remains an ideal city getaway. You can enjoy indoor activities all while appreciating the misty panoramic views that make this out-of-city destination special. 

We rounded up some of the top indoor activities you can do in Tagaytay while raining. Read more about them below!

1. Enjoy bulalo at Melencio’s

Enjoy bulalo at Melencio’s
(Image source: Melencio’s Facebook Page)

Address: Tagaytay – Calamba Rd, Brgy, Tagaytay, Cavite

Contact No.: 0917 722 0421 

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday 9 am – 10 pm, Friday – Saturday 8 am – 11 pm, Sunday 8 am – 10 pm

Social media: Facebook Page

Bulalo is a popular dish in Tagaytay, but Melencio’s version is one of the best. It’s flavorful without the fatty residue left on the mouth. 

Other crowd favorites are the kare-kare, crunchy pork sisig, and pork binagoongan. They also offer vegetarian and pescetarian dishes. 

Pro tip:

Enjoy their complimentary coffee when you dine in. 

2. Visit Museo Orlina

Visit Museo Orlina
(Image source: Museo Orlina Facebook Page)

Address: Hollywood Subdivision Road Brgy. Tolentino East, Subd, Tagaytay, Cavite 

Contact No.: (046) 413 2581

Operating hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm 

Website: http://www.museo-orlina.org/


  • General admission – P150
  • PWD – P120
  • Undergraduate students – P120
  • Senior citizens – P120

The primary collection and gallery jewel at Museo Orlina are the glass sculptures by the world-renowned artist and owner of Museo Orlina, Ramon Orlina. 

Apart from the glass sculptures, the museum is home to several contemporary mixed-media artworks and installations. 

Pro tip:

Visit the museum during the daytime to fully appreciate the stunning glass sculptures; a mesmerizing play of light unfolds when the sun hits them.

3. Get a cup of joe at Kapihan ni Gunyong

Get a cup of joe at Kapihan ni Gunyong
(Image source: Kapihan ni Gunyong Facebook page)

Address: Tagaytay – Sta. Rosa Road, Barangay Francisco, Tagaytay City, Philippines

Contact No.: 0995 977 3455

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 12:20 am, Friday – Sunday 7 pm – 1 am

Social media: Facebook

Kapihan ni Gunyong is one of the best cafes for a quick pick-me-up during your rainy Tagaytay road trip. This quaint shop is accessible since it’s on the side of the highway.

They offer tea, coffee, and food selections like pasta, all-day breakfast meals, and combos. They also have spiked espresso-based drinks like Spiked Nutty Elma and Mudshake and cream-based drinks like Banana Milk, Melon Milk, and more. 

Pro tip:

The cafe has various events lined up per month, such as art exhibits, tattoo sessions, and coffee workshops. Check out their Facebook page for the schedules. 

4. Relax at Nurture Wellness Village

Relax at Nurture Wellness Village
(Image source: Nurture Wellness Village website)

Address: 7310 Pulong Sagingan Maitim, 2nd West Maitim II West 4120 Tagaytay City, Cavite

Contact No.: (046) 413 4352

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday 7 am – 8 pm, Friday – Sunday 7 am – 9 pm 

Website: http://www.nurture.com.ph/

Social media: Facebook, Instagram

Nurture Wellness Village offers various spa services from head to toe while relaxing amid nature. Apart from the services, you can also walk around, meditate, or pitch a tent on the spa’s massive grounds. 

They also offer a farm-to-table dining experience where they serve organic and vegetarian food. Recommended dishes are the Mushroom Tempura and the Bone Marrow Bulalo. 

Pro tip:

Avail of their bestselling services such as the Acupuncture treatment and Hele foot treatment. 

5. Experience the kawa bath at La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden

Experience the kawa bath at La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden
(Image source: La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden Facebook)

Address: St. Francis Drive, Barangay Francisco, Tagaytay City

Contact No.: 0915 790 0170

Social media: Facebook

Nothing goes well with a cool drizzle than soaking in a warm kawa bath at La VeryOl’s Mountain View Garden. Plus, you can add a milk bath, bath bombs, or Himalayan salt to your kawa bath or get a massage afterward. 

The place also allows overnight stays with complimentary breakfast.

Pro tip:

Complete the kawa bath experience by getting the milk bath and a massage afterward.

6. Read a book at Bodhi Library and Cafe

Read a book at Bodhi Library and Cafe
(Image source: Bodhi Library and Cafe Facebook )

Address: Brgy. Neogan, La Bella Market Village 4120 Tagaytay City, Cavite

Contact No.: 0926 737 1442 

Operating hours: Tuesday – Friday 9 am–4 pm, Saturday – Sunday 9 am–5 pm 

Social media: Facebook, Instagram

Nothing beats the rainy day blues more than reading a book while eating good snacks at the Bodhi Library and Cafe. You can take your pick from a wide selection of genres and read it in the library’s cafe. 

It also has a Bodhi Mind and Body shop where you can buy wellness items such as dried butterfly pea tea, pickled mushrooms, and sauteed mushroom paste.

Pro tip:

Order the cafe’s bestsellers – the Pegi Waffles and coffee with herb or hot chocolate.

7. Indulge your sweet tooth at The Gingerbread House

Indulge your sweet tooth at The Gingerbread House
(Image source: The Gingerbread House Facebook)

Address: Brgy Palumlum 4120 Alfonso

Contact No.: 0917 630 3124

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday 8 am – 6 pm, Sunday 8 am – 7 pm

Social media: Facebook


  • General admission – P150
  • Children – P100
  • Senior citizens and PWD – P120

The Gingerbread House is the perfect spot for sweets, treats, and wonders. For a minimum entrance fee, you get access to a candy bar, a restaurant, an amusement park, and a nature park. 

They also have the Sunflower field and Lavender field packages which include free drinks and unlimited access to the amenities, plus the Dream Set where you can have a mini-pictorial. 

Pro tip:

Get either of the Sunflower field or Lavender field packages. The packages are priced at P349 – a steal, especially if you want unlimited access to the different sections and the photo sets. 

8. Dine at Balay Dako

Dine at Balay Dako
(Image source: Balay Dako Facebook)

Address: Tagaytay – Nasugbu Hwy, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite

Contact No.: 0923 726 6290

Operating hours: Monday – Friday, 


Social media: Facebook

Balay Dako is one of Tagaytay’s well-known restaurants. The overlooking view is the perfect scenery while feasting on Filipino food, such as their bestseller, the kare-kare.

Drop by the restaurant from 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. on weekends to enjoy their breakfast buffet selections. Bestsellers are corned beef, longganisa, ensaymada, and ice cream.

Pro tip:

The breakfast selections run out fast, so it’s best to call for a reservation and arrive early. 

9. Buy pasalubong at Cecilia’s

Buy pasalubong at Cecilia’s
(Image source: Cecilia’s Buco Pie, Tarts and Pasalubong Facebook)

Address: 214 Santa Rosa – Tagaytay Rd, Tagaytay, Cavite

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday 6 am – 10 pm, Friday – Sunday 6 am – 12 am

Social media: Facebook

Bring a buko (coconut) pie home as pasalubong to your loved ones by dropping by Cecilia’s Buco Pie, Tarts, and Pasalubong. The store is accessible, with ample parking so you can take your time shopping. 

They also offer other items such as apple pie, egg tarts, spreads, and other delicacies. Bring an eco bag because you’ll be grabbing more. 

Pro tip:

Cecilia’s has multiple branches in Tagaytay alone. Prepare your cash or card so you don’t have problems when paying. 

10. Stay in Tagaytay’s best staycation spots

Tagaytay is an ideal staycation destination during rainy days due to its cool climate and picturesque scenery. The quiet and cozy atmosphere makes for a good respite from the bustling metro. 

For accommodations to stay around Tagaytay, here are our top recommendations.  

1. La Bella Boutique Hotel

La Bella Boutique Hotel
(Image source: La Bella Boutique Hotel Facebook)

Address: Barangay Neogan, Tagaytay

Contact No.: 0919 816 8094

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 9 am – 6 pm

Website: http://hotelbooking.labellatagaytay.com

Social media: Facebook

The La Bella Boutique Hotel is a budget-friendly Santorini-inspired hotel accented with native art from Ifugao. Tagaytay’s famous destinations are easily accessible from the hotel. 

The hotel is known for its accommodating staff, fast check-in and check-out process, and clean rooms, which make up for the small restrooms. 

2. Escala Tagaytay

Escala Tagaytay
(Image source: Escala Tagaytay website)

Address: Purok 102, Poblete Street, Barangay Maharlika West 4120 Tagaytay City, Philippines

Contact No.: (02) 8519 4444

Website: https://www.escalatagaytay.com

Social media: Facebook

Escala Tagaytay is the place to be if you’re looking for a staycation lodge that has it all. This 4-star hotel has a spa, a heated pool, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. 

What makes this place one of the best hotels to stay in at Tagaytay is the stunning view of the Taal Lake that can be enjoyed while taking a dip in the pool or even just resting in your room. 

3. Felicitas Tagaytay

Felicitas Tagaytay
(Image source: Felicitas Tagaytay Facebook)

Address: 196 Patutong Malaki Heros Farm Road, 4120 Tagaytay, Philippines

Contact No.: 0968 857 1130

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Social media: Facebook

Felicitas is one of the affordable accommodations in Tagaytay that offers various amenities the whole family can enjoy. It is located within the city but far enough that guests can get some peace from crowded areas. 

The accommodation doesn’t have a restaurant, but they do provide kitchen items and you can buy your groceries in the nearby markets. 

Pro tip:

It is better to hire a driver when staying in some of the remote accommodations in Tagaytay. This makes it easier to go around the area.

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