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Manila Bay, Manila

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#4 of 12 in Parks in Manila
With its paved, gently curving 2 km (1.2 mi) promenade lined by palm trees, Manila Bay makes a popular spot for strolling, relaxing, and people-watching. Stretching between the U.S. Embassy and the national cultural center, the area features many cafes and restaurants, plus live music performances complementing the sea views. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride, or simply cruise the area on foot. At night, the area buzzes with open-air cafes and itinerant artists, but you should watch your wallet. For Manila Bay and beyond, use our Manila trip maker tool to get the most from your Manila vacation.
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  • If you go to Manila and always staying in the hotel frequently. During the day, but easy to get hotter in the morning jog or evening out to see. A cup of iced coffee from Starbucks near and watching the sunset.
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  • So, when in old Manila seeing the sun set in Manila Bay is one of the highlights. For a crowded metropolis, it seems it is one of the redeeming value to see nature work its magic. Highly recommended. ...  more »
  • Polluted sea, but I can't swim is best spot for sunset. Quite beautiful. I insta shines the lot comes w local people and relax.
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Manila has the full spectrum of hospitality options, from highly affordable hostels you can book on the spot to luxury four- and five-star resorts. Opt to stay in mid-range and upscale hotels clustered around the central business district, or score sea views at the resorts facing Manila Bay. If you choose to go for the budget-friendlier hostel, note that many have large dorm rooms with many bunk beds, catering primarily to job-seekers, while others are designed for young backpackers looking to make new friends.
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