Tagaytay Highlands remains to be discerning Filipinos’ top “destination estate” for the holidays

Tagaytay Highlands continues to top discerning Filipinos’ wish lists as it lines up special holiday festivities for its residents, their families, and their guests. In this premier mountain resort community and go-to destination south of the metro, there will be a lot of family get-togethers amid scenic Taal Lake while following stringent minimum health standards and safety protocols.


This time of the year is what Filipinos consider as the happiest. Spending the holidays away from the stressful vibe of the big city, and finding peace and serenity in the countryside, easily comes to mind. Surely none proffers this prospect more delightfully than Tagaytay Highlands, the country’s go-to holiday destination south of the metro.

The premier mountain resort community is primed to let its residents, their families, and their guests enjoy a relaxing holiday break. Whether ensconced in cozy log cabins or in luxurious, close-to-nature dwellings located in the Highlands’ exclusive residential enclaves, grownups and children will look out, not on smog-shrouded cityscapes but on stunning vistas of tranquil Taal Lake, the legendary Mount Makiling, and Canlubang Valley shimmering in the horizon.

Just an hour-and-a-half drive from Makati, going home these holidays to Tagaytay Highlands means seeing one’s family and friends, bonding with them, having excellent food, enjoying a drink or two with the fervent hope that 2023 will be brighter and sunnier than 2022.


Old traditions die hard in this Yuletide destination. Resident families like to turn the holidays into a multi-sensory experience. As glittery lights and colorful ornaments spread holiday cheer, one enjoys the aroma of ham, pasta, and cakes wafting from the kitchen. And as in typical Filipino gatherings, the sound of laughter and merriment is music to one’s ears.

Festive Club events also await discerning homeowners who look forward to a memorable holiday season at Tagaytay Highlands. Children can whoop it up at their very own ‘Christmas Party for Kids’ to be held at The Sports Center Hall on December 17. On December 27 to 31, individuals and families can shop to their hearts’ content at the Christmas Bazaar to be set up in the Highlands Golf Parking Area.

To welcome the year with a bang, Tagaytay Highlands will have a New Year’s Eve Countdown at The Sports Center Hall on December 31.

Tagaytay Highlands residents are determined to have a meaningful holiday season this year by way of the Filipino tradition of Simbang Gabi which will be celebrated from December 15 to 23, and the much-awaited Christmas Day to be ushered in with masses on December 24 and December 25.


Several Chapel events will likewise be in full swings, such as the Four Sundays of Advent Eucharistic Celebrations on November 27, December 4, 11, and 18; the Renewal of Consecration of Tagaytay City to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on December 3; the Lighting of the beautiful Tagaytay Highlands Christmas Tree on December 3; and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass on December 8.

Of course, the Filipino tradition of Simbang Gabi will be celebrated in the Highlands from December 15 to 23, and the much-awaited Christmas Day will be ushered in with masses on December 24 and December 25.

To wrap up the year 2022 with gratitude, members of the mountain resort community can go to mass on December 30, for the Feast of the Holy Family. The chapel will also welcome the year 2023 with masses on New Year’s Eve (December 31) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

This year, the holidays are seen to be celebrated with joy and happiness as residents continue to consider Tagaytay Highlands as a place where they can keep themselves warm, huddled around good food to help them get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.


Filipinos heading to Tagaytay Highlands for a joyful and cheery time will be happy to know that the development has been awarded the Safety Seal of the City Government of Tagaytay for providing safety and security to its residents, guests, and staff.

Tagaytay Highlands’ developer, Highlands Prime Inc., a subsidiary of SM Prime Holdings, has also been named by the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development as one of CALABARZON’s 2021 Outstanding Developers for Open Market Projects.

Tagaytay Highlands’ highly competent property management team ensures that all facilities and personnel will continue to adhere to safety protocols and sanitation procedures like hand sanitation, disinfection, wearing of face masks, and social distancing in public spaces.

Finally, the Highlands’ property management commits to efficiently delivering quick crisis responses during adverse natural and high-risk events.

Tagaytay Highlands is an exclusive mountain resort exclusive to its club members, homeowners and their guests, featuring a holistic leisure environment that defines a luxurious lifestyle set amidst breathtaking views of nature.

For inquiries and other information, interested buyers may access Tagaytay Highlands’ FacebookInstagram (@tagaytayhighlandsofficial); and website, www.tagaytayhighlands.com.