Most Popular Spots Near Your Condo in Makati

Oct 05, 2021

Makati City might be known as a major business district but because of the diversified communities around the city, opportunities arise as major leisure spots have popped up for both locals and international tourists. With all these leisure and community areas available around the city, Condominiums are one of the most sought-after properties.

Condos in Makati are its most popular home choices because of the convenience and community it offers to its residents. With a balance of activities from being active to being quiet, Condos within Makati offer the best lifestyle. Aside from shopping, enjoying the recreational facilities, and relaxing on one's patio; there are also leisure activities you can do with your family on weekends or during weekday nights like watching movies at your local theater, hanging out on your terrace or balcony, taking part in community events like food fests on Sundays and holidays, entertaining guests for dinner parties at home, etc. To help sift through all the locations around the city, here are the most popular spots in Makati.


Parks around Makati are popular spots where a lot of families and young couples hang out, especially on Sunday mornings. Being in the middle of a busy city, Community areas such as parks are very essential for people looking into investing in a condo in Makati. 

Ayala Triangle Gardens

Ayala Triangle Gardens is a five-hectare garden within the Ayala Triangle, which is one of the commercial districts of Makati. The garden features lush vegetation, fountains, ponds, cross paths, and an outdoor café-restaurant. There is also a jogging path and a children’s playground for families to enjoy. The Ayala Triangle is known for its dancing lights during the holiday season that is why a lot of tourists look for a condo for rent in Makati to witness the graceful illumination of the show.

Salcedo Park and Market  

Salcedo Park and Market, located in General Trias, Makati City is an open area outdoors with other amenities for the residents of the residential area. It hosts a market on Saturdays and Sundays where visitors can purchase fresh produce and grocery items. Farmers and artisans also showcase their crafts and handicrafts in the park.

Also Read: 7 Fun and Exciting Activities To Do in Makati City


Malls in Makati is the home to the premier fashion and lifestyle center, from top-tier restaurants with world-class chefs and seasoned restaurateurs to a mixture of luxurious and high-end street fashion brands, including the best of Filipino fashion and home designers.

Greenbelt Mall Complex  

Greenbelt Mall is a shopping mall located along Ayala Avenue in Makati. It has a total of four department store anchors: the second level of Greenbelt 3 has a Robinsons Metro East, while the fifth level of Greenbelt 3 used to have a department store that was replaced by an auditorium and function rooms. The fifth level of Greenbelt 1 has an SM Department Store. In addition, it also has over 200 shops and restaurants. 

Glorietta Malls Complex  

The Glorietta Mall is a shopping mall located along Ayala Avenue in Makati. It has a total of four department store anchors: the third floor of Glorietta 3 has a Robinsons Metro East, while the third floor of Glorietta 4 has a department store that was replaced by a hotel and event rooms. The fourth level of Glorietta 4 used to have a department store that was replaced by an auditorium and function rooms. The fifth level of Glorietta 3 has an SM Department Store.

Rockwell Center  

Rockwell Center is a shopping mall located near Edsa and Ayala Avenue, which is one of the main streets within the Makati Central Business District. It has a total of four department store anchors: the second and third levels of Rockwell Power Plant has a Robinsons Metro East and a Rustan’s Supermarket; the fourth floor of Rockwell Center North Tower has a department store, and the third level of The Link has an SM Department Store.


Yuchengco Museum  

Yuchengco Museum is an art gallery located within the Rizal Park of Makati City. It houses exhibits of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, video installations, and mixed media works of Filipino artists past and present.

Museo ng Makati  

Museo ng Makati is a museum dedicated to the history of Makati City. It was originally located on the 5th floor of the City Hall Building but it moved to another location just across from its former home in 2017.

Ayala Art Museum

The Ayala Museum was established in 1989 to preserve the works of Filipino artists. It is located within the Ayala Triangle Gardens.


The Philippines is known as a religious country, churches of course are one of the most popular places not only in the Philippines but also in the insides of Makati. This is due to the Catholic faith being the most predominant faith in the country. Below are some of the most prominent churches in Makati:

Saint Andrew the Apostle Church

The Saint Andrew the Apostle Church is located along Kalayaan Avenue in Makati. It has its feast day on November 30 every year. The Vicariate of Immaculate Conception, which comprises the towns of Makati, Binondo, San Nicolas, Parañaque, Pateros, San Juan del Monte, and Montalban along with Mandaluyong City was established on December 8, 1596.

Guadalupe Church  

The Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, also known as the Guadalupe Church, is a Roman Catholic church located in Makati. In 2015 it was declared a National Historic Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines.

"The" Poblacion

From being an underground haunt place to a sought-after night out area kind of destination. While remnants of its somewhat seedy past are still present, much of the area has been taken over by spots now frequented by college students, creatives, and in-the-know travelers. Poblacion now houses different hubs, bars, restaurants, and shops that cater to the young creative mind of the youth. There is a lot of nightlife happening around the city. If you want to be aware of what bars and clubs are around, Poblacion is the best night out place.

Makati Residents take pride in these destinations as they not only help the city's economy but also sculpts the name of Makati being a community area open to all people around the Philippines. Convenience and economic benefits are among the main reasons why many families and individuals choose to live in condos in Makati. That is why a lot of condo buyers, whether it be a ready for occupancy condo, or a bare to strip one, choose Makati as their home city.  Condo living is a good investment that provides an opportunity to own a house or apartment outright, for people who would like to be their own boss. Condo housing also offers its owners quick accessibility to other convenient areas such as malls and restaurants, and an available yet cost-effective way of earning income from renting out their units.

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