Nuvali is a living, breathing, eco-community in Laguna that believes in creating spaces that thrive with the earth, in vibrant landscapes that inspire a better quality of life. With its beauty and activities it offers to every visitor, a trip to the said place is definitely worth the time.
Start the Day Right
Here’s a quick guide on how you can get to Nuvali:
VIA PRIVATE TRANSPO: NUVALI is located in the cities of Sta. Rosa, Calamba and the Municipality of Cabuyao in Laguna, part of the growth corridor of the CALABARZON Region.
You can reach it at less than an hour’s drive from the city. It is accessible through several exits along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX).
Greenfield City/Unilab/Mamplasan (secured access)
VIA PUBLIC TRANSPO:
Option 1: Bus
Option 2: Jeep
Option 3: Bus Within Nuvali
After arriving, first stop can be at Solenad 1 to have your daily dose of coffee at Starbucks (049-302-6263/ 0922 8385317) to perk up your day. Then take a leisurely walk along the Nuvali Picnic Grounds. This is where you will find pieces of art by well-respected artists like Juan Carlo Calma, Michael Cacnio, to name a few.
You can also go to the Lakeside and do fish-feeding (Fish feed bags for sale – P15/bag). Hop on a water taxi ride (P30/head/round trip) or simply stroll around (Bikes for rent – P60/hour). Operating Hours: 8am to 5:30pm daily.
For adventure seeker, one can try wakeboarding by visiting Republ1c Wakepark. It has a 4-hectare lake, shower rooms and dressing rooms. Soon, there will be a hotel, a bar and restaurant, and a skate park.
It is located at West Diversity Boulevard, Nuvali, 4027 Calamba, Laguna
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
6:00 PM- 10:00 PM
For more information and for price list, check the website: Republic Wake Park
For other inquiries, please call 0947 8924961
Delight your Appetite at Solenad
To have a sumptuous lunch, head over Solenad 2. Try eating at LZM (049-302-0051/ 0917-8166860)and order their famous Bulalo and some house favorites like tortang talong and fried boneless bangus.
Other popular choices are: Chubby Rib Shacks for a quick fix of rib cravings, Seafood Island (0906-2211146) and Buffalo’s Wings the Things ((049) 302-0039/ 0923-2290388) – all located at Solenad 2.
After having that leisurely lunch, spend the afternoon by visiting Greens and Patches. This is where you can learn about different species of trees and plants, as well as its benefits. You can go fishing, vegetable picking, or attend organic farm lectures. Amenities include:
- Nipa huts for dining
- Thematic gardens (spice garden, herbal garden etc)
- Tree Nursery
- Dining area (Nipa huts for rent)
- Fishing pond
Next Stop: Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary
With its magnificent view and fresh air, one can spend the rest of the afternoon here just by staring at the 17-kilometer buffer of green and do bird-watching or simply take the time to appreciate nature.
Visit in Nuvali is not complete without a dose of retail therapy. Solenad 1 and 2 offers a wide array of stores you can shop at. For a complete list of establishments, check this link Retail Directory.
After shopping, you can catch a movie by going to Nuvali’s Special Outdoor Movie Night. The best part of this is it’s FREE! Check out when’s the next showing by visiting this link – Calendar of Events.
Don’t Let the Day End Just Yet:
If you want to stay overnight and experience more of what Nuvali has to offer, try checking in at the hotel near the lake, just in the middle of it all – Seda Nuvali. (photo credit: Seda Hotels)
Enjoy a stunning view of the lake and overlooking structures. It has 150 contemporary style guestrooms, an e-lounge, banquet, and meeting venues, a spa, gym, and Misto, Seda’s signature restaurant.
Seda Hotel Nuvali
Lakeside Evozone, NUVALI, Sta. Rosa
City, Laguna, 4026 Philippines
T: (6349) 2558888 | (6349) 5433788
F: (6349) 2558891