Aside from sightseeing and trying different restaurants in Tagaytay, there’s also one activity that I’m sure everyone has been guilty of at some point in their lives and that is buying souvenirs and pasalubong items. This activity is very common for us Filipinos and our love for our family and friends is evident with this really endearing gesture. If you’re planning a Tagaytay getaway trip then do take your time out to drop by at these amazing pasalubong and souvenir places before you go back to your respective hometowns:
LOUMAR’S CAFÉ (LOUMAR’S PIE AND TART)
Loumar’s Café is not just a casual dining restaurant, it’s also a place where you can buy packs of great and yummy take home treats like assorted tarts, cashew nuts, buko pies, and tamarind candies to name a few. If you do plan to dine here, do make sure to drop by at their pasalubong area so you get the chance to make the most out of your trip at this fantastic place.
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DELFA’S FOOD PRODUCT
This pasalubong store manufactures products that are made from good quality and fresh raw materials. Some of their best-selling products are 7-in-1 Herbal Powder Drink, Pure Turmeric Powder, Luyang Dilaw and Instant Salabat Ginger Powder Drink which are perfect gifts for your parents, uncles, aunties, or your grandparents. Some of their incredible products are kapeng barako, coco jam, pastillas and tsokolate alfonso tablea which can also serve as wonderful pasalubongs too.
Amira's Buco Tart
If you're craving for delicious tarts to satisfy your cravings then you definitely should drop by at Amira’s Buco Tart. Aside from their famous tart that comes in different flavors, they also sell a variety of tasty goodies that will make not just your taste buds excited but the ones you’ll be giving it to as well. All their tarts are being exported internationally and that’s a great indication of the quality of their products.
Carmela's Banana Cake
This sweet pasalubong haven in Tagaytay is not only known for their delicious and moist banana cakes but known for their mouth-watering cheesy ensaymadas as well. Aside from that, they also have different panghimagas items and specialties that you guys should not miss out on!
Rowena’s Pasalubong is another well-known pasalubong center in Tagaytay that boasts a variety of homemade delicious desserts and delicacies that will be a hit for those of you who are huge fans of snacking your hearts out during merienda time. If you have friends who loves snacking then you should buy them some treats from this place.
Ilog Maria Honeybee Farm
Named in honor of Mary, mother of Jesus, who is said to have brought different miracles to the place, Ilog Maria is a good stopover to buy a wide selection of products that can be used for personal hygience, skincare and even eye care. Their products are made from beeswax and said to have not just nutritive but healing properties as well.
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OWEN & SOPHIA HOUSE OF DELICACIES
Using their own family’s original recipe, this first Native Desserts Center in Tagaytay City specializes in Philippine Kakanins. This place is where you can order an assortment of kakanins in trays which is perfect for parties and other gatherings. They also have small boxes of pinipig cakes, ube halaya, nilupak, sapin-sapin and puto kutchinta that you can take out as pasalubongs.
If you’re looking for more homecoming gifts then you need to check out this special store inside Taal Vista Hotel. They’ve got a selection of affordable souvenir and pasalubong items that are value for money.
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Whether you guys are in Tagaytay for business or pleasure, don’t forget to make your trip worthwhile by checking out these souvenir and pasalubong places if you have time to spare.