Local and tourists alike want to live in a city where a normal person can live happily and peacefully while having the comfort of both city and rural life. A city where there are beautiful parks, friendly people, plenty of places to hang out, huge malls, and good transportation. Some may also want a city where they can choose and live in luxurious hotels or condo’s, amazing restaurants and bars. Many will want to stay in most progressive cities in the Philippines where they can excel in career and in life. As your local tour guide in the Philippines we have rounded up top 5 most livable cities.
Dubbed as Mindanao’s star city, it boasts as being the biggest in the Philippines in terms of land area. Though its recent claim to fame is being the birthplace of current Philippine President Duterte, it has long been a destination known for its natural beauty, delicious food, and warm, hospitable people. Its overall friendliness even extends to its general security: with a robust hospital and healthcare system, as well as an efficient emergency response infrastructure. According to Numbeo, Davao is the safest city in the Philippines.
Known as the business capital of the Philippines, Makati is a world-class city where traditional Philippine culture and ideas meet the rest of the world. Because of its multicultural scene, the Makati city openly welcomes locals and foreigners from all walks of life. In fact, the city is perhaps one of the most desired places of residence by many Filipinos, simply because of its metropolitan setting.
If Mindanao had Davao as its star city, Visayas has Cebu, particularly Metro Cebu. All these years, it has become almost as urbanized as Metro Manila. And though that may be both a good and bad thing, this has only created more opportunities for people to interact in the big city. Known as the “Gateway to a Thousand Journeys,” Cebu is dubbed to be one of the most progressive cities in the country, perhaps second only to Manila.
Bacolod City, City of Smiles, is a home of humble and simple Filipinos. The charming smile of the people as if you are close friends is one amazing character of the people living in Bacolod.Known to be one of the greenest and cleanest cities in the Philippines. It is also called as Football City where there are remarkable football stadiums in the city. This city is hosting sports events like SEA Games and international football and boxing. Bacolod City is a gateway to the sugar plantations in Negros. Famous food in Bacolod includes Inasal (The best Inasal in the World), tarts, piaya, and more.
Known as the Summer Capital in the Philippines, Baguio City is one of the most progressive cities in the Philippines and most livable too. Baguio City is one of the tourist destinations in the Philippines. Baguio City has a cool weather that’s why it has been touted as the Summer Capital in the Philippines.Baguio City won’t fall behind if we talk about hotels, schools, malls, parks, festival and more.