Vacation rentals in Makati

Vacation rentals in Makati

Vacation rentals in Makati

A modern urban gem in the Philippines

Makati, at the heart of Manila, is known for its upscale shopping malls, urban gardens and arts and entertainment scene. For visitors to the Philippines, Makati is a great gateway into understanding modern Filipino culture. Travelers will find interactive museums, historical buildings, friendly locals and epic urban experiences here! You might leave a sharpshooter or a professional boxer, but you’ll definitely come away with a higher appreciation for this proud, beautiful, complex tropical country. You will find the rentals near some of the best locations of the city like Ayala Triangle, Greenbelt and Poblacion.

Convenient independent rentals for everyone

Experience the best of vacation rentals in Makati city! These accommodations are both stylish and cozy with amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, balcony, internet, flat screen TV and more! Some even feature a hot tub and pool and sauna access. Best suited for solo travelers, couples and small families, these rentals will enhance your experience in Makati. Enjoy thoughtful artsy touches while gazing out of the window with your favorite brew. You will have a memorable time!

Vacations in Makati

The area and getting around

A cultural and shopping haven

A trip to Makati will inevitably bring you to the Ayala Triangle and Gardens. In this modern, sophisticated center at the heart of the city you’ll find culture, shopping and restaurants all around. Powerplant Mall, located in the Rockwell Center, is Makati’s high-end mall that’s so lavish, it’s not unusual to spot celebrities perusing the premises. Take a stroll in Greenbelt, celebrated for its innovative approach to urban yet eco-friendly development. Visitors can explore Greenbelt zones 1-5 with all the restaurants and international brands, or just relax in Greenbelt’s beautiful park.

Plenty of unusual activities and nightlife to explore

Travelers have a rare chance to be introduced to the art of shooting at the Jethro Shooting Range. Beginners and advanced shooters are welcome. It’s never too late to take a self-defense class and the Elorde Boxing Gym is one of the best places to dip your toes into the world of fighting arts. Mystery Manila is another favorite featuring challenging themed rooms that will have you and your team racing against the clock to craft complex strategies. Nightlife lovers get your party on in Poblacion, otherwise known as Makati’s light district and the place to be after hours.

Travelers and activities

Makati for Art aficionados

Makati is full of art galleries and museums that showcase the country’s artistic brilliance. Leon Gallery is run by a passionate team dedicated to preserving the Philippines’ art history and culture. Art lovers can admire the works of the old masters as well as select modern pieces. Be sure to check out their antique collection! Art lovers will appreciate the Yuchengco Museum with its sophisticated displays and focus on works by legendary Filipino artists. The top floor is home to the Yuchengko family artifacts. Truly a fascinating collection!

Makati for Culture and history enthusiasts

The Guadalupe Ruins is a collection of 17th century churches that once served as a place of worship and a fortress of Spanish conquistadors. Located amidst modern skyscrapers, travelers can time travel without going very far. In Poblacion, Saints Peter and Paul Church, built in 1620, offers visitors a further glimpse into the country’s colonial past. The Museo ng Makati, also in Poblacion, showcases Makati’s heritage. Once the town hall from 1918 until 1961, it’s now the home of many ethnographic and archeological artifacts, as well as rare photographs. History lovers can pay their respects at the Libingan ng mga Bayani where 33,520 Filipino soldiers were laid to rest during WWII.

Once called “San Pedro de Macati” this city is home to the world’s largest photo mosaic with a conglomeration of 34,560 photos!

Top 5 travel tips in Makati

1. Immerse yourself in art and entertainment

The Ayala Museum is a must even for non-enthusiasts. This museum emphasizes works by Filipino artists and also features an inspiring visual narrative of different cultural aspects throughout history, making it a great place to deepen your experience in the Philippines. Be sure to also check out their live concerts and entertaining workshops!

2. Open your mind at the Mind Museum

One of Manila’s first world-class science museums, the Mind Museum is an interactive educational museum with over 250 exhibits. It’s also home to a 3D theater and planetarium! Perfect for an outing with family.

3. Make some exotic furry friends at the zoo

Manila Zoo and botanical garden is home to over 1000 animals from many different species. Have an interactive experience feeding the elephants and see endangered species like the Philippine Eagle, hippopotamus and Royal Bengal Tiger. This is a great place to bring your kids!

4. Escape the city in these green havens

Take a break from the malls and crowds at Ayala Triangle Gardens. This large, centrally located park is a great place to take a walk and hosts multiple events. Legazpi Active Park is another great escape from the noise of downtown. Its location within a quiet neighborhood makes it a particularly ideal place to drink in some fresh air and enjoy the greenery.

5. Let your inner foodie out!

Whether you’re craving street food at a Jolly Jeep, or the pricier fare of the Filipino elite, Makati’s got you covered! For incredible Filipino eats that you won’t find anywhere else, head over to Kanin Club, elevating Asian Cuisine to another level. For a true adventure in local culinary culture, head over to the Salcedo Saturday Market. Be sure to try delicacies like pork lechon, lobster rolls and adobo.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Makati

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Makati last year?

The previous year saw vacation rentals costing an annual average of $109 per night in Makati.This is the city in the Philippines which offers the highest prices.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Makati?

If you want to save the maximum during your vacation to Makati, travel in February ($98 per night on average), March ($100), or May ($101), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Makati?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Makati, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, November, July and January, with average prices per night of $118, $117, and $116, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Makati?

To travel to Makati, it is not necessary to be organized well in advance. It has a high annual average availability of 66%, which leaves room for spontaneity!

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the largest number of available properties of the year in Makati were February, March and September, with average availabilities of 74%, 70%, and 68%, respectively.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Makati?

However, even during the months with the least availability the average is 63%. So you will have no trouble finding your dream vacation rental no matter the time of year.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Makati?

In Makati we work with 2 different providers to give you a choice of 1,700 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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