Ultimate Guide to Makati

Found in the National Capital Region of the Philippines, Makati is a concrete jungle known for its impressive skyscrapers, packed business centers, and diverse entertainment facilities. A melting pot of cultures, both locals and foreigners flock to this busy metropolis to establish careers, form meaningful connections, satisfy artistic and culinary curiosities, purchase rare finds, and pursue enriching activities.

Why hassle yourself with the daily commute when you can easily purchase a home in this dynamic city? Take your pick from 11 unrivaled residential properties in Makati.

Park Central Towers

This immense, 15,860 sqm Ayala Land Premier development along Paseo de Roxas and Makati Avenue offers exclusive luxury living with its vast skyline views and elegant details. Come home to its glass suites, gallery villas, skyview villas, and aquaview villas. Expect state-of-the-art amenities in the contemporary shared spaces found within its 68 floors.


Callisto is found in Circuit Makati, the mixed-use Ayala Land development on the former Sta. Ana Racetrack just 1.5 kilometers north of the Makati central business district. Be one of the distinct few inhabiting contemporary living spaces in Makati's newest entertainment district.

Avida Towers Asten

Asten is a Dutch term that means “to affect” which is exactly what this 10,000 square meter high-rise condominium does. It changes the way young achievers live, allowing them to work hard and play even harder with its range of retail and dining hotspots.

Avida Towers San Lorenzo

Call this affordable place your new home and you’ll be living a stone’s throw away from Don Bosco School, Waltermart, and Makati Cinema Square. Situated on Chino Roces Avenue, Avida Towers San Lorenzo is commuter-friendly due to its proximity to EDSA and Buendia.

One Antonio

Found within the peaceful area of San Antonio Village, One Antonio grants you the opportunity to live in an exclusive, six-story, low-density condo-village with fresh spaces and open atriums. It also has a distinct T-shaped layout that makes for spacious single-loaded corridors and atriums throughout the development.

Makati is the perfect place to satisfy your diverse interests whether you’re a first-time visitor, a returning tourist, or a local just searching for something different to do.

For art enthusiasts: Ayala Museum

Delve into the Filipino's unique roots by exploring the permanent and temporary exhibits found inside this modern, multi-level museum. Guests can get full access to all the displays or pay a fraction of the price by choosing their preferred exhibitions. Must-sees are the elaborate dioramas featuring Philippine historical moments, golden accessories and objects collected from bygone centuries, and colorful textiles which epitomize the country’s indigenous communities.

Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 am to 6 pm, the museum also offers family-friendly workshops and insightful lectures during weekends.

For indulgent vacationers: Raffles Makati

If you’re searching for a luxurious home away from home, you can book an Executive, Junior, or Presidential Suite at Raffles Makati. A stone’s throw away from the Makati business district and the Ayala Malls shopping center, this 30-floor establishment combines vintage charm with understated sophistication through its elegantly furnished private quarters and unrivaled butler service. Don't miss an excellent meal at the Provencal-inspired brasserie Mirèio.

For nature lovers: Ayala Triangle

A green oasis can be found in the midst of three busy thoroughfares: Paseo de Roxas, Makati Avenue, and Ayala Avenue. Named Ayala Triangle because of its three-cornered shape, this section of land serves as a quick nature respite and accessible dining stretch for the city’s inhabitants, sightseers, and dynamic work force. You’re in for a visual treat when you stroll or jog in the relaxing gardens, thanks to modern art installations created as homages to sculptors Antoni Tapies, Eusebio Sempere, and more!

For shopaholics and foodies: Ayala Malls

Glorietta and Greenbelt

Shop, dine, and unwind to your heart’s content—a promise that this chain of malls takes seriously. With a wide array of stores (choose from high-end labels to homegrown favorites), restaurants (go for affordable fares or decadent feasts), and entertainment options (catch a blockbuster movie or a live concert) to choose from, it’s impossible not to feel satisfied by the time you leave this massive, 50-hectare complex.

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