Sun Valley Golf Club in Antipolo

Sun Valley Golf Club AntipoloThe Sun Valley Golf Club features an 18-hole golf course and is operated separately from the Sun Valley Residential Estate. The golf course provides a convenient, leisurely and easy access to golf for the future residents and guests. In line with the trend to provide quality golf to more people, the management has decided to open the golf course to the general public. The course offers challenging play for anyone seeking to test their skill and picturesque landscapes and stunning vistas for those looking for a more laidback round. In addition to the 18 holes, another three beautiful holes are added to make it a 21-hole golf course. The additional three holes will be used as practice venue for the proposal golf academy. Continue reading

Hinulugang Taktak in Antipolo

Hinulugang Taktak AntipoloHinulugang Taktak is a waterfall in the Philippines found in the province of Rizal on Luzon island. The waterfall area has been designated as a National Park by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and is one of the two most popular tourist spots in Antipolo City, Rizal’s capital, the other being the Antipolo Cathedral. In 1990, the waterfall has also been proclaimed as a National Historical Shrine under Republic Act No. 6964. Traditionally visited and is now a National Park, the waterfalls of Hinulugang Taktak is famed for its energetic sparks as it cascades down the cliff. Tourists can plan on a full day picnic with the convenience and comforts of cottages, Continue reading

Antipolo, Rizal

Antipolo CityAntipolo is located in Rizal Province, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of Manila. It is the largest city in the calabarzon Region. It is also the seventh most populated city in the country with a population of 677,741 in 2010.

It was converted from a municipality into a component city of Rizal Province on April 4, 1998, under Republic Act No. 8508. A new provincial capitol building was inaugurated in the city in March 2009 to replace the old capitol in Pasig which has long been outside the jurisdiction of Rizal Province; Continue reading

SM City Masinag Operating Hours

SM City MasinagThe SM City Masinag shopping mall’s regular hours of operation is daily from 10:00am in the morning until 9:00pm in the evening.

The SM City Masinag in Antipolo includes the SM Department Store, SM Supermarket, 4 SM Cinemas, the SM Food Court, and the Cyberzone. Other establishments at this shopping center include the SM Appliance Center, Ace Hardware, Surplus Shop & Watsons.

Their contact telephone number is +63-2 655-1747, 655-1788, 655-2747 or 655-6343. For more information, event and cinema movie schedule, directions, location info, holiday schedule, customer service and more, visit the official SM City Masinag web site by clicking HERE.

 

PACEM Eco Park in Antipolo

PACEM Eco Park AntipoloPACEM is a short acronym for Peace And Care For Earth Ministry. The young guests will be thrilled by the fluttering of butterflies that settle on hands, heads and shoulders. PACEM Eco-Park was established by Assumption Antipolo to raise concern for the environment among students, teachers and staff, parents and visitors to the school, by providing them with an experience of the beauty of nature and the oppurtunity to reflect on the importance of ecological security to the survival of our planet. Continue reading

Sumakah Festival in Antipolo

Sumakah Festival AntipoloSumakah festival is an acronym for Suman, Mangga, Kasoy and Hamaka which is used before as a means of transportation. The festival is created to promote these specialty products of Antipolo. The festival is celebrated every 1st of May. The festival organizes different activities and one of which is the Alay Lakad. The Alay Lakad is the opening of the Festival. There are also beauty pageants, street dancing and other different performances from some residents of Antipolo. The festival is celebrated during the 1st of May. It is also organized to recognize the Black Nazarene that is being brought to Antipolo Cathedral. The festival is giving entertainment to people and they are being more familiar to the city.

Boso Boso Church Ruins in Antipolo

Boso Boso Church Ruins AntipoloThe Boso-boso church was established as a church mission by the Jesuit Priests in 17th century in the patronage of Our Lady of Annunciation (Nuetra Señora de la Anunciata). It was the first catholic church built in Antipolo. Transferred its management to Secular Priest in 1768. It was destroyed by an earthquake on June 18, 1880. Vacated in 1930 when the town was transferred to give way on the construction of a proposed dam. And then, back in place where the project did not prospered. The church was burned down during World War II in 1943 and turned into ruin. It was rebuilt in its original state in 1995 by the help of the patron’s devotees.