One of the top Philippine beach locations, the municipality of Ternate is found in the province of Cavite, on the southern shoreline of Manila Bay in Luzon. Some 90kms south of Manila, this destination is home to several beach resorts frequented by those who wish to get away from the bustling capital.

An award winner for exceptional design, Caylabne Bay Resort features Mediterranean-style cottages and bungalows with whitewashed walls and red tile roofs. Comprising various restaurants, tropical gardens, swimming pools and water sports facilities, it is Ternate’s premier seaside resort.

From here, you can make numerous daytrips and explore the historic and scenic Cavite Province. Tagaytay City serves as the major tourist hub and boasts the historical sites of Fort San Felipe and Sangley Point. Situated in Kawit is the Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum, where the country’s independence was proclaimed in 1898.

Another place of interest is the island fortress of Corregidor, where Filipino-American forces battled against the Japanese intruders in 1942. This site has become a popular tourist attraction, with cannons, tunnels and other still well-preserved structures.

Getting There & Away

By car, it takes 1 hour, 30 minutes to 2 hours to get from Manila to Ternate, depending on the traffic. There is regular public transport plying the Manila-Ternate route, the bus ride taking up to 3 hours. Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport is around 100kms away from Ternate.

Things to Do

Ternate Attractions


Ternate’s fine sandy beaches are what most people come for.

Tagaytay City

This tourist hub is home to fort san felipe and sangley point.


Here’s where you will find the philippines’ shrine to independence, the aguinaldo shrine and museum.


This fortress was where filipino-american soldiers battled against japanese invaders in the 1940s.