These Cafes with Picturesque Views Will Be Your Next Favorite Retreat

Nothing better than a good cup of coffee with a view.

Cafes are a go-to hangout spot if you want to catch up with friends, work, or even study. With many cafes featuring different concepts and themes opening from left to right, it can be difficult to choose your next favorite one. But nothing can beat a café with amazing views. In case you want a quiet retreat or want to pose for the gram while enjoying good food, check out these cafes with picturesque views.

 

Filibeans

Tagaytay is an ideal location for a quick getaway – you get an amazing view of the beautiful Taal volcano and lake without driving too far from the metro. Filibeans is a quaint café by the ridge that offers freshly roasted Pinoy-only coffee beans, which are ethically harvested from different coffee farms across the country. They offer different specialty coffees you can partner with their various sweet treats. If you’re looking to appreciate both Filipino coffee and a scenic spot, you’ll get the experience at Filibeans.

Location: Silang Crossing, West Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City

 

Clean Beach Co

 

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Nothing’s more relaxing than staring into the sea while having a good cup of coffee. Located at the Surfing Capital of the North, Clean Beach Co is a café that promotes sustainability through habit-changing and simple practices in their day-to-day operations. They give customers a P10 discount when they bring their own cups! At Clean Beach, you can find well-made coffee and food like specialty coffees, kombucha, Kaya Toast, rice meals, and more.

Location: 134 Beachfront, MacArthur Highway, Brgy. Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union

 

Vanilla Café

 

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Located in the City of Pines, Vanilla Café is a charming glasshouse coffee shop that boasts of pastel colors and French-inspired interiors. It’s a café inside the Kamiseta Hotel, whose interiors would definitely make you feel like you’ve flown to a French hotel! Vanilla Café serves various meals and desserts that are best paired with a hot or iced cup of coffee.

Location: Kamiseta Hotel, 20 Brgy. Lualhati, Ignacio Villamor St., Baguio

 

Gaia Café and Crafts

If you want to travel farther north and visit Sagada, you can’t miss out on the breath-taking views at the Gaia Café and Crafts. You’ve probably seen the tree-house inspired café in Angelica Panganiban and JM de Guzman’s film, That Thing Called Tadhana. The community-based café serves food and coffee that are organic and sourced from different farmers around Sagada. They also have a craft shop where you can browse different products made by locals like food and publications on Igorot culture.

Location: South Road, Sagada, 2619 Mountain Province

 

Burrow Café

 

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Antipolo is known for its city views but if you want to deviate from where the crowd is, you’ll definitely enjoy this interesting café. Burrow will be your next secret place because you have to (literally) go underground to enter it. It’s a rustic café that gives you views of the lush greenery of Antipolo Beehouse’s nature reserve. They serve an all-day breakfast menu, lunch options, and desserts that will satisfy every sweet tooth.

Location: Beverly Hills Dr, Taytay, Rizal

 

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