" Muntinlupa City: Another Travel Gem Exemplar "

"See, Live Or Invest In This Emerald City of the Philippines"

Muntinlupa City meets your travel measures. It is among Metro Manila’s top earning component city. As the "Emerald City of the Philippines", it fulfills.

It can meet your simple-to-elegant wants for a place to see, live or invest in.

It nestles two huge real estate development enclaves… Filinvest City and Madrigal Business Center District. It also locates Ayala Alabang Village, one of the Philippines’ top posh villages.

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Getting There And Around

Fly in to Manila and get to Muntinlupa City in 30 minutes from the airport. Then...

Move by bus, jeep, taxi or tricycle around. There are car rentals too.

Useful Information

Map and Weather

March-May is hot and dry summer months. June-November is rainy. December-February is cool and dry. And temperature range = 21°C-32°C.

Brief History

Muntinlupa was supervised by the Augustinian Friars in 1601. It became a district of Morong, Rizal in 1901.

On November 25, 1903, it became part of Laguna… the people protested. It returned to Rizal in 1905 to become part of Taguig… the people protested again. It finally became independent in 1917.

Here is its nice administration building…

Muntinlupa City Hall
Muntinlupa City Muntinlupa city hall

Health, Schools and Churches

There are topnotch hospitals in Muntinlupa. One is Asian Hospital and Medical Center

Another is Alabang Medical Center

School-wise, Muntinlupa has only one university…

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa

It has several quality private tertiary schools though. One is its first international school in Alabang.

MIT International School (MITIS)
MIT International School


Muntinlupa has 68 places of worship yet. Let’s view a 3-some here…

Our Lady of the Abandoned Diocesan Shrine
Our Lady of the Abandoned Diocesan Shrine

St. Jerome Emiliani Church Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa
 Jerome Emiliani church Ayala Alabang

St. James the Great Parish Church Alabang
St. James the Great Parish Church AlabangImage by: pinoychurches.blogspot.com


The city has a sports outlet too, the Muntinlupa Sports Center in Tunasan.

Things To Do


The best places to visit in Muntinlupa are...

Filinvest City (still developing)
 Filinvest City evolving

Madrigal Business Center District (still developing)
Madrigal Business Center District

Ayala Alabang Village
Ayala Alabang Village

But don’t leave Muntinlupa without seeing the national penitentiary at Barangay Poblacion…

Bureau of Corrections Administration
National Bilibid Prisons

See the lake inside the national penitentiary, the country’s smallest natural lake.

Jamboree Lake
Jamboree Lake

See the burial site of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II.

Japanese Shrine
 Japanese cemetery


Pick your buy at Alabang Town Center...

Or at
Festival Supermall

In Muntinlupa City

Nightlife is tame yet in this city. But bar and club outlets are now slowly appearing around.

There is this one at The Bellevue Manila Hotel in Filinvest City…

Vue Bar
Vue Bar

Or this one at 2nd Level, Alabang Town Center…

T.G.I. FRIDAY'S Alabang
Vue Bar

In Muntinlupa City

Ayala Alabang Country Club Golf Course
Alabang country golf club

Hotels and Lodging in Muntinlupa

There are 6 elegant hotels in the city as of yet.

First, the Vivere Suites (5-Star) at 5102 Bridgeway Ave. Filinvest City. It charges $191 and up…

Next, The B Hotel Muntinlupa Alabang (5-Star) at 2107 Prime Street, Madrigal Business Park which charges $71 and up…

At North Bridgeway, Filinvest City is Bellevue Hotel Manila-Alabang (5-Star) which charges at $103 … (Image by: dencio.com)

At East Asia Drive corner Commerce Avenue | Filinvest City is Acacia Hotel Manila-Alabang (5-Star) which charges $124 and up … (Image by: dencio.com)

At 5309 East Asia Drive Filinvest City, wich charges $95 up is Parque Espana Residence (5-Star)… (Image by: orbitz.com)

At 2609 Civic Drive, Entrata Urban Complex, Filinvest City is Crimson Hotel Filinvest City (5-Star) which charges $122 and up…

Lodging Rentals


  • Hotel/condo/apartment room = US$32-800/day

  • Apartment, 1 Br, furnished = US$731-1,500/mo.
  • Apartment, 23 Br, furnished = US$853-1,707/mo.
  • Condo, 1-BR, semi-furnished = US$341-609/mo. (1-Yr lease)
  • Condo, 2-BR, semi-furnished = US$1463-2,926/mo. (1-Yr lease)
  • Condo, 3-BR, semi-furnished = US$4,146-6097/mo.(1-Yr lease)
  • Villa = US$1,951-6,585/mo.(1-Yr lease)

Where to Eat in

Muntinlupa has listed 131 restaurants in (2012), mostly at Alabang Town Center and Festival Mall. At $5-167, you would have your fill in any of them.

Try this one at 2nd Level, Commerce Ave., Festival Supermall…

Mona Lisa Ristorante
Mona Lisa RistoranteImage by: feverip-food-fever.blogspot.com

Or this one at 5102 Bridgeway Ave. Filinvest City…

Vivere Skyline
 Vivere SkylineImage by: undersummerskies-karla.blogspot.com

And never miss this one at Westgate, Alabang…

Kanin Club
Philippine Navy golf club

Or this resto at Acacia Hotel Manila-Alabang…

Buffet Scene at Acaci Café
 Acaci CaféImage by: dencio.com

Live/Retire in Muntinlupa City

There are 55 subdivisions in Muntinlupa yet… many are mid-range class. You could rent a house there at $341-4,146/month.

The nice places to stay are Filinvest City and Madrigal Business Park. You could buy a condo unit there for US$73,170- 731,707. Or you rent at US$341-4,146/month.

Ayala Alabang Village is of course the most juicy option.

Business in Muntinlupa City


All kinds of banks are available in Muntinlupa to serve you. The country’s big banks have multiple branches in the city.

Real Estate In Muntinlupa

Muntinlupa is exploding in real estate development… a trend likely to prevail in 10 years or longer.

Labor Force

Highly trainable, artistic, creative and English-speaking blue-collar to top managers.

Cost Of Doing Business

It’s much cheaper to do business in Muntinlupa, in fact, for the entire country. It’s 35% cheaper than in the US.

Wrap Up

Muntinlupa City can match your travel desires. It can meet your gauge for a place to see, live or invest in.

Most of city’s attractions are concentrated in Filinvest City and Madrigal Business Park.

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