General Mariano Alvarez (GMA) is a laid-back city where you can get a taste of life in the Philippines. A family-friendly water park, world-class golf club and flourishing local food scene are just some of the experiences on offer in General Mariano Alvarez.
A stroll around Manila Memorial Park is a great way to stretch your legs and escape the crowds of the city, featuring tree-lined paths and picturesque emerald-green grass. Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club is a lush oasis a stone’s throw from Manila where you can tee off on two signature championship courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and relax at the upscale clubhouse.
Featuring slides, pools and a lazy river, Splash Island promises fun for the whole family. It’s one of the biggest water parks in the Philippines and offers everything from crystalline swimming pools to exhilarating racing slides.
Filled with local restaurants and cafes, General Mariano Alvarez is an ideal place to sample local Filipino cuisine. Along Congressional Road, you’ll find establishments serving specialties such as “lechon” roasted pig and “adobo” chicken.
Getting around General Mariano Alvarez
General Mariano Alvarez is a one-hour drive south of Manila. The city is well-serviced by local buses and Jeepneys, while private taxis are a quick and easy way to get around General Mariano Alvarez. Ninoy Aquino International Airport is a one-hour drive north.