Sun’s out, and It’s official, summer has finally arrived! And what better thing to enjoy the summer heat than with a quick trip to some of our newly updated & favorite summer destinations around Manila.
Awesome activities that are perfect for families, kids and barkada outings with short trips that would make your summer vacation more enjoyable.
And fun indoor/outdoor activities that would surely bring out the perfect smiles and selfies this summer!
So what are you waiting for? Here are my top 10 fun & awesome activities for summer that won’t require a long trip away from Manila.
Have you ever been to Palawan? If you have, you might want to return to try this!
Stand Up Paddling a.k.a SUP is one of Coron’s newest eco-tour attractions. If you want to literally get soaked in nature, enjoy Instagram-ready view s , and even get a total body workout in the process, then this is just the ex perience for you!
SUP Central Tours is a full service, duly accredited tour operating service offering world class paddle boarding and island hopping tours in Coron! It is a heady combination of turquoise waters, spectacular snorkeling sites brimming with exotic fish, and of course the incredible majestic limestone formation overhead that seem to devour you with it’s unbelievable patterns. It just never gets old!
Let this helicopter tour experience take you up in the air to see the famous beach of Boracay like never before! Fly low over the stunning island filled with coconut trees, white sand beaches, and turquoise waters and witness nature in all its glory.
GreenHeli is the Helicopter Branch of Asian Aerospace Corporation, operating nationwide in the Philippines. It has bases in Manila, Boracay, Cebu, and Clark.
Here’s a photo essay of our 10-15 minute ride with GreenHeli…
Asian Aerospace Helipad, Station 2, Barangay Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island Facebook: GreenHeli Contact: +63 (36) 288-1000 Website:http://greenheli.ph/
Be one with the force…with one of the newest additions, the REBEL RESISTANCE at Mystery Manila’s latest branch at Ayala Malls The 30th in Pasig City. Inspired by the film series, Star Wars, this room will make you feel like you are part of the Resistance.
This newest branch at Ayala Malls The 30th features four new rooms to solve — Rebel Resistance, Sorcerer’s Stone, Mr. Moriarty and Morbid Morgue. The OAP Team tried the Harry Potter and Star Wars theme rooms on their visit and here’s our experience…
P.S. No game spoilers in this post!
Mystery Manila – Ayala Malls The 30th
3rd Floor Ayala Malls The 30th,
Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Brgy. Ugong,
1604 Pasig City , Philippines Telephone: +632 621 07 32 Mobile: +63 917 823 21 55 Operating Hours:
1 PM to 9:30 PM Mondays to Fridays
10 AM to 10:30 PM Saturdays
10 AM to 9:30 PM Sundays
HUSH by Breakout PH is the new live action escape room game experience inspired by the new suspense thriller “Don’t Breathe“.
Just like the movie you and your friends break into the blind man’s house thinking you’ll get away with the perfect heist. But you are all wrong. So don’t make a sound. Don’t even breathe.
The escape room takes you to a whole new level of experience as the game flow is driven by a violent blind man and live actors. Players must carefully try to move around the rooms without getting caught.
Plus did we mention that this is the only escape room where players can die? Check out one of our favorite escape rooms HUSH….
Crime of The Century is one of the rooms in Mystery Manila where your team takes on the role of a bomb squad, tasked to locate and diffuse a ticking time bomb inside Century City Mall.
The bomb squad must be able to locate the time bomb–which could be anywhere–within a 90-minute time limit! This is unique from the rest of Mystery Manila’s other rooms because the whole mall serves as one huge room.
Check out our Crime of The Century experience with the OAP Team (no spoilers in this post)…
Mystery Manila – Century City Mall
Unit L305 3rd Floor Century City Mall,
Kalayaan Ave. cor. Salamanca St, Brgy. Poblacion,
1210 Makati City , Philippines. Telephone: +632 718 92 51 Mobile: +63 917 820 64 69 Operating Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 1.00pm to 9.30pm
Holidays/Saturdays/Sundays: 9.00am to 930pm
Skullhead Hostages by Mastermind is a Theatrical Escape Room designed to give players a different experience with an actor constantly manipulating the storyline while everyone is trapped as hostages and must escape through solving real-life puzzles within 60 minutes.
You are held hostage by a radicalist gang leader, who resorts to extreme methods to uphold his clan’s values. Will you distract him and maneuver your way out of this hairy situation? Or will the war wage on? You must work with your friends to solve puzzles, eavesdrop telephone conversations, gather all the equipment, and disengage the enemy to succeed. Will you escape from reality?
Here’s what to expect in Manila’s first theatrical escape room…
Mastermind Theatrical Escape Rooms
2nd Floor, Harrison Plaza Manila (Beside DHL) Mobile: +63920 946 3925 E-mail:[email protected] Website: mastermindescape.com Facebook:MastermindEscape
Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is the latest eco-adventure in the Philippines. And if you ever find yourself down south in Bohol, don’t miss the chance to paddle for 8kms across the Loboc River, one of the biggest rivers on the island.
Here, you’ll get to experience local Boholano culture and natural sceneries from a unique vantage point–by gliding on water! You can even watch magical fireflies at night on a SUP board.
SUP Tours Philippines is the first ASI SUP School in the Philippines. ASI meaning Academy of Surfing Instructors , an international body that offers the highest level of certification for “supping” instructors.
SUP is for everybody, that’s why it’s currently the fastest growing water sport in the world. It’s quite popular because the learning curve is so easy and people of all ages and skill can quickly master it. It also provides a low impact full body workout and an eco-friendly way to experience the outdoors.
STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world. It is quite popular because the learning curve is so easy and people of all ages and skill can quickly master it. It also provides a low impact full body workout and an eco-friendly way to experience the outdoors.
Michi Calica-Sotto is a fashion designer who got hooked on SUP and is now certified by the Academy of Surfing Instructors (ASI), the highest level of certification for “supping” instructors. She teaches newbies the safest way to SUP, the proper form, and efficient paddling techniques, all in a SUP Immersion program in Caliraya Lake.