Because of its crisp and cool climate all year round, Tagaytay has been considered one of the country’s summer capitals next to Baguio City. The Tagaytay Ridge that rises 2,250 feet above sea level provides a breathtaking view of the magnificent volcanic terrain of Taal. But nowhere along the entire Tagaytay Ridge is the scene better appreciated than the viewing deck from the Taal Vista Hotel.
The hotel has been a favored landmark of thousands of first-time and returning visitors of Tagaytay City. The magnificent view seen from the hotel offers a view that is brought to life by the color hues in the sky with its every sunrise and sunset. The green foliage of the mountains is contrasted by the violets, yellows and fuchsias of the surrounding wildflowers making it a perfect kaleidoscope of colors. By nightfall, the pristine Taal Lake then sparkles with the pinpoint lights from local fishing boats.
128 guest rooms exquisitely get to experience the cool air breeze of Tagaytay that was specifically designed to pay homage to the floral and botanical gems that fill the hotel. All rooms offers a spectacular view of the gardens or the Taal Lake and Volcano that are fully-equipped with cable TV, IDD/NDD telephones, a mini-bar, coffee and tea-making equipment and an in-room safe.
The hotel is also a place to indulge in leisurely pursuits. Go horseback riding or visit Casino Filipino, which is a stone’s throw away from the hotel. Plunge into the refreshing waters of the hotel’s swimming pool or let your children play at the hotels play room or play area. Get the concierge to make arrangements for golf games, city tours and even a scuba diving adventure. A more popular activity is to take lake tours to visit the famed Taal volcano known to be the smallest in the world. Other tours include visits to centuries-old churches and the mansions of the Taal town, which are perfect for historically-inclined trips.
Spend an afternoon by the fireplace or cast notes on the piano, Taal Vista has set itself to be a haven for ultimate relaxation and rest. Indulge to a relaxing spa service or stretch your muscles for that much needed visit to the gym, anything goes when you’re on vacation.
But Taal Vista is not all leisurely activities as it can also be a great venue for meetings and intimate gatherings. The hotel has several functions rooms in with a Sampaguita Ballroom that can hold up to 700 guests. Small function areas are also available that will depend on the group size. Banquet staff of the hotel will be more than happy to make any event a successful and memorable experience.
The picturesque sights with the clean, cool mountain breeze coupled with the gracious amenities relished from the hotel: the perfect blend of these adds up to the enchantment that only Tagaytay can provide. Whether going to Taal Vista for its superb accommodations or just dropping by its famous overlooking ridge for a great photo opportunity, this historical landmark in Tagaytay has surely made its mark as a popular and favorite venue of the city.