Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Santa Cruz

Come and experience Santa Cruz and its culture, churches and monuments. This city's shopping, restaurants and architecture draw many visitors. SM Mall of Asia and San Agustin Church are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Santa Cruz

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Santa Cruz a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Manila Ocean Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Intramuros Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Malabon Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Manila Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Star City (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Veterans Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Santa Cruz

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Santa Cruz is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rizal Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Baywalk (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Paco Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Rajah Sulayman Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Legazpi Active Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santa Cruz

The nearest airport is in Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.), located 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Manila Blumentritt Station. It's easy to get around Santa Cruz by catching a ride on the metro at Tayuman LRT Station, Blumentritt LRT Station or Bambang LRT Station.

Where to stay around Santa Cruz, Manila?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 14 vacation rentals near Santa Cruz. From 10 Condos/Apartments to 9 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Santa Cruz for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Santa Cruz?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Santa Cruz:

  • Bonifacio Global City: 102 vacation rentals
  • Poblacion: 335 vacation rentals
  • Barangay 76: 72 vacation rentals
  • Ususan: 62 vacation rentals
  • Legaspi Village: 104 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Santa Cruz?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Santa Cruz. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Manila Blumentritt Station: 1,365 vacation rentals
  • Manila Chinese Cemetery: 1,366 vacation rentals
  • Manila North Cemetery: 1,366 vacation rentals
  • Quiapo Church: 1,366 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Church: 1,363 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Cruz listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Santa Cruz?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 10 Condos/Apartments in Santa Cruz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Santa Cruz include:

  • Studios: 9 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Santa Cruz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Santa Cruz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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