These local spots are proof that you can live your best life without straying too far from home
When choosing a home, much thought goes into its immediate vicinity. Apart from being in a safe, accessible, and central location, it should, above all else, have character, defining features and places of interest that give life to an, otherwise, run-of-the-mill neighborhood.
Committed to uplifting the quality of life of Filipinos, SM Development Corporation (SMDC) curates a holistic and affluent lifestyle for their residents. Let’s take a look at some attractions that stand out in the locales which SMDC developments exist in.
IPO DAM VIEW PARK
Barangay San Mateo, Norzagaray
Ipo Dam Viewdeck is a cliffside site offering IG-worthy spots that rival those abroad. It is conveniently located at the roadside, making it easier for people to visit any time.
JOY RESIDENCES IN BALIWAG, BULACAN
More picture-perfect moments await at Joy Residences. With resort-style amenities signature to SMDC developments, Joy Residences promises a happy and purposeful life.
LANE RESIDENCES IN DAVAO
Lying within the SM Lanang Premier complex and close to major gateways such as the Davao International Airport and seaport, a luxurious, low-carbon footprint lifestyle awaits at Lane Residences.
CROFT BULK FOODS
Unit 6A Paseo Uno Building, Ruby corner Opal Streets, Marfori Heights
Want to move toward a low-impact lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Croft Bulk Foods has plastic reduction at the center of its ethos and can help make the zero-waste journey easier with its variety of plant-based and earth-friendly products.
NURTURE WELLNESS VILLAGE
Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim II
Nothing beats the healing power of reconnecting with nature. Nurture Wellness Village is the country’s pioneer wellness spa that takes pride in its ecotherapy approach. Besides its holistic health and detox services, it also has therapeutic natural surroundings that aim to aid in every client’s wellness journey.
WIND RESIDENCES IN TAGAYTAY
Complementing the calming panoramas of the Taal Lake and the intentional lifestyle that Tagaytay City offers are the holistic amenities offered at Wind Residences.
CALM RESIDENCES IN SANTA ROSA, LAGUNA
Calm Residences aims to provide its residents with tranquility and wellness, above all else. Dedicated service from SMDC’s property management team ensures peace of mind 24/7.
915 Manila S Road, Calamba
Pettyjohn Pottery is heaven on earth for ceramic art patrons, collectors, and casual buyers. It was founded by Jon and Tessy Pettyjohn, who are both considered renowned pioneers of Philippine pottery and clay art.
Locsin Street, Molo
Who would’ve thought that a dilapidated heritage home people thought was beyond saving would eventually turn into one of Iloilo’s architectural wonders? Since its restoration, the Molo Mansion has become a popular tourist spot, and a backdrop for art exhibits, photoshoots, and other special occasions.
GLADE RESIDENCES IN JARO, ILOILO
Strategically located in the largest district in Iloilo City, Glade Residences grants access to the best of culture, lifestyle, and entertainment.
NOW RESIDENCES IN ANGELES, PAMPANGA
Nestled in a highly-urbanized yet intricately preserved arena of culture, history, and world-class tourist spots, Now Residences is as tasteful as the flavors of Pampanga.
ATCHING LILIAN BORROMEO
2021 174, Jose Abad Santos Avenue, Mexico
At Kusinang Matua ng Atching Lillian, everyone gets a taste of Pampanga’s heirloom cuisine specially prepared using age-old methods. It is owned by Lillian Borromeo, a food historian actively preserving the province’s culinary traditions.
FRANKIE GENERAL STORE
SM Aura Premier, McKinley Parkway, BGC
Looking for an artistic and sustainable hobby? Aside from spotlighting eco-ethical local brands, Frankie General Store also offers creative classes for watercolor painting, cookie dough making, yoga, and more.
LUSH RESIDENCES IN CHINO ROCES, MAKATI
A nature-inspired development in the heart of an urban jungle, Lush Residences offers thoughtfully-designed spaces to help practice mindfulness or hone one’s creativity.
VAIL RESIDENCES IN UPTOWN, CAGAYAN DE ORO
A landscape of all of life’s passions — from shopping, to dining, to leisure, and entertainment — Vail Residences encapsulates the inimitable sparkle that is Uptown, Cagayan De Oro.
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Capt. Vicente Roa Street corner JR Borja
As a one-stop shop for tourists and locals alike, Cogon Market has it all. Boasting a four-storey main building, Cogon offers a diverse range of products from locals: delicacies, souvenirs, and fresh produce among others.