We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Manila Bay

Roxas Blvd, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Website
Improve this listing
As featured in Manila for free
Ranked #26 of 81 attractions in Manila
Book Now

Type: Bodies of Water
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: This natural harbor is an excellent place from which to view a most elegant sunset.
Write a Review

211 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    40
    63
    68
    24
    16
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Las Pinas, Philippines
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

The view is very calming and relaxing. It is highly recommended that you visit the place when the sun sets, because that when the place transform from good to excellent place. Considering that the weather is good, you will enjoy staying here with your significant other.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manila, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Located in urban Manila, it's one of the nicest escapes from the city life. Just located along the Roxas Boulevard, it's a long strech of baywalk where you can witness an awesome view or the sunset! If good weather permits then you are in for a great sunset experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have been in Manila to work for a month, the view in Manila Bay was just amazing, worth a visit for sunset!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
261 reviews 261 reviews
183 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I visited on a cloudy evening after it had rained earlier in the day, but the sunset was still very nice. The area itself is a but grubby but is still worth visiting for the sunset.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The bay has beautiful views in early evening and late evening with the sun going down. I walked from Rizal Park all the way down to Star City theme park with the family and the kids, they happily jumped up and down on the wall, ran about and looked at all the goings on. I wouldn't recommend doing it mid... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tortona, Italy
Top Contributor
1,186 reviews 1,186 reviews
920 attraction reviews
455 helpful votes 455 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Feature the Manila bay, personally it was a relaxing walk in the late afternoon when the temperature drops and you can walk without the terrible heat. The bay is crowded at any time, although the sea is dirty you can always see someone take a bath. Some will offer you a ride with the buggy up and down the promenade.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

If u ever have the extra time just try to dropby to this area baywalk or m. o.a. about 5 to 6pm... this was one of the simples thing do in manila. And its absolutely free :)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The view is amazing at sunset. A must go for couples who want a romantic getaway. Restaurants and bars on the bay are added attractions.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam
Top Contributor
411 reviews 411 reviews
234 attraction reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I am looking forward to see the sunset of Manila Bay whenever i come to this City. It seems i can feel the cool breeze of a bit fresh air here. But the colors of sunset is the one that made many heads turn to view it. My camera is always at hand when in the afternoon near dusk. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waterloo, Belgium
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Manila Bay is a very nice place to visit especially at sunset time! Most of the time they are very spectacular! During sunset time it is very romantic to see couples of all ages strolling around ! A lot of restaurants, bars, some with live music, are available at reasonable prices! This bay would be even more attractive if it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Manila Bay also viewed

Manila, Metro Manila
Manila, Metro Manila
 
Manila, Metro Manila
Manila, Metro Manila
 

Been to Manila Bay? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Manila Bay, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing