Tagaytay is a city about 1.5 houra south of ManilaAn most accessible via car. The ride to the city is interesting with fish ponds and pineapple plantations lining the highway.
The main attraction is the Taal volcano, an active volcano within a large lake. The view is best enjoyed from one of the many restaurants or hotels on the mountain top. This is a fabulous venue for weddings. We saw 2 brides today Taal Vista lodge Below are small viLlages and fish ponds within reach of the volcano, when it awakens and sits ash.
Eat at one of the restaurants overlooking the lake. This is a great day trip from Manila where you not only enjoy the fabulous view but the lovely moderate temperature, a relief from the heat of Manila.