When one is in Manila, seeing the famous sunset is a must. Whether the sky is painted in red, yellow, orange or bursting with a multitude of colors, no one can resist the beauty of the Manila sunset.
Locale City Guide lists down the ideal places where you get an uninterrupted view of the iconic Manila Bay sunset:
A commercial arcade located across the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Harbour Square is one of the best places to view the beautiful Manila Bay sunset. The skyscrapers that reflect in the serene waters of the bay along with the moored yachts will complete your stunning sunset photograph.
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Conrad Manila’s C Lounge, found on the hotel’s 3rd level, is a good spot to witness Manila’s magnificent sunset. With floor-to-ceiling windows facing the bay, C Lounge gives a dramatic sundown vista while you enjoy cocktails and beers.
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SM By the Bay
Found at the back of the SM Mall of Asia, SM By the Bay is an open air public park frequented by mall goers and Manila visitors wanting to have a simple walk along the bay and enjoy the sunset while listening to the sound of the waves. A ride in MOA Eye, one of the Philippines’ biggest Ferris Wheels, will provide unobstructed view of the golden sky.
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Skydeck Viewbar, the alfresco lounge and bar of Bayleaf Hotel located within the historic district of Intramuros, gives a sprawling view of the Philippines’ capital along with the restful sunset view. With delicious Filipino and international food and a wide selection of drinks, Skydeck Viewbar is a perfect place to cap off the busy day.
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If the idea is to impress your date, then you can’t go wrong with Sofitel’s Sunset Bar. Delectable food, manicured gardens and the breathtaking view of the Manila Bay sunset is definitely a moment to remember. The setting sun provides a romantic ambiance and the calm water of the bay completes the perfect picture.
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After a long, tiring day, a quiet moment to savor some me-time is a must. With the sun gradually fading in the horizon, sunset viewing is is a gratis way to gather up positivity, relaxation and inspiration every one of us needs.
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