I’ve been to Tagaytay several times before. But, it would always be about going to tourist spots with my family. It was only in October 2010, when I started seeing Tagaytay as a good enough substitute for Baguio, my go-to whenever I needed a pick-me-up. And, this change in perspective about the city was because of Moon Garden, a place of sanctuary in Tagaytay.
Carla and I met at the bus station by MRT Taft and took the BSC bus. We asked to be dropped off the Tagaytay terminal, where we took a trike to what would be our home for the next few hours.
There were several options we looked at for our overnight accommodation. We wanted it to be a place where we could read in silence and have conversations every once in a while. Plus, get in touch with nature and experience the cool Tagaytay breeze. Moon Garden provided these things for us.
The room where we stayed at had a big and comfortable bed.
It also had this sort of reading/dining area with an awesome window that gives you a good view of the greens outside.
And, their bath area was spacious and provided a relaxing feel that made me want to spend a bit more time there.
I’m not sure if there were a lot of guests at that time because it seemed to me like we owned the place. It was practically deserted, which worked fine for us. We had late lunch at this lovely place…
Where we got to view some of their displayed artworks.
We had breakfast here.
And, enjoyed our coffee, read, and relax at this beautiful spot.
A bonus was we saw a rainbow!
The only thing that I didn’t quite like about Moon Garden was it had lots of mosquitoes. So, better bring your repellents or request the staff for citronella to avoid getting mosquito bites.
Yes, it was a bit pricey. But, if you want to experience peace and quiet in Tagaytay, get the chance to read, ponder on things, or spend time with a friend or loved one, all while being in touch with nature, like what this experience provided me, then staying at Moon Garden is definitely worth every penny.
Moon Garden Tagaytay
Address: Aguinaldo Highway, 4120 Tagaytay, Tagaytay, Philippines
Check-in time: 2:00 PM
Check-out time: 12:00 NN
Contact number: +63.939.913.9097
How to get there: Take the BSC bus behind MRT Taft station. Ask the driver to drop you off Tagaytay terminal. Take a trike to Moon Garden.
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