23+ Cavite Tourist Spot (UPDATED): Best Places to See

Here is a comprehensive list of famous and hidden Cavite tourist spots/destinations you should not miss. We also included emerging Cavite tourist attractions.

Cavite boasts of historical attractions, owing to its role during the Philippines’ revolt against the Spanish invaders. It’s in Kawit, Cavite where the country’s first president waved the Philippine flag, signifying the country’s independence from the 300-year Spanish rule.

Significant battles also took place here up the Japanese times. It’s no wonder memorials and other historical landmarks abound in the province.

Little do people know, however, that Cavite also hosts eco-cultural tourist attractions. Hidden on its vast landscapes, you’ll discover stunning waterfalls, serene lakes, off-beaten beaches, and scenic mountains views. It’s therefore, a good weekend getaway especially with its proximity to Manila.

Without further ado, here are the must-see tourist spots/attractions in Cavite. Let’s go.

Behold Cavite Tourist Spot

1. Malibiclibic Falls

Malibiclibic Falls is one of the hidden Cavite tourist spots/destinations/attractions.
Photo by: Philippine PRIDE

For many of us, it comes as a total surprise to hear that Cavite hides waterfalls. But yes, it has several of them tucked on its remote landscapes. One of which is the picturesque Malibiclibic Falls. It’s now one of the most frequented Cavite tourist attractions.

Although the falls is just 2 meters high, it carved a wide and very deep pool. The adjacent cliffs are 10 meters high. If you’re an expert swimmer, you can jump or dive right into the pool.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy Lumipa, Bailen
  • Trekking Time: 30 minutes

2. Cabag Cave

Cabag Cave is one of the hidden Cavite tourist spots/destinations/attractions.
Photo by: @jveatiis via Silang Cabag Cave FB Page

Cabag Cave is one of the hidden tourist spots in Cavite although it’s the most popular cave in the province. It has a big opening with a charming waterfall gushing out from its mouth. You can swim on the waterfall’s refreshing pool.

To go deeper and explore the sights inside, you’ll be following a 50-meter underground river. Get ready to see spectacular limestone rock formations and chance on bats and other wildlife.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy Lucsuhin, Silang
  • Spelunking Time: 20-30 minutes
  • Entrance Fee: None
  • Guide: Required but fee is donation

3. Pico de Loro

Pico De Loro is one of the hidden Cavite tourist spots/destinations/attractions.
Photo by: Beautiful Places~Beautiful Things~Beautiful People

Dubbed as the “Parrot’s Peak,” Pico De Loro is one of the hiking tourist spots in Cavite. From a vantage point, it does resemble the shape of a parrot’s beak, thus, the name. It’s up to you though whether you view it as such once you see it. It is also Cavite’s highest point and it takes a challenging ascent to reach its peak.

  • Location/Jump-off: DENR Station in Ternate
  • Elevation: 664 meters above sea level
  • Trekking Time: 3 hours to the summit
  • Registration Fee: Php 25 per person
  • Guide Fee: Php 1000 for a group of 5 pax

4. Corregidor Island

Before the Philippines succumbed to Japanese invasion in World War II, brave American and Filipino set their last stronghold in Corregidor Island. Fierce battles took place here and the Japanese relentlessly bombed the island until the defenders finally surrendered.

Today, the island is a monument where you can find artilleries and other materials signifying the war. It’s one of the best historical tourist spots in Cavite.

5. Balite Falls

Balite Falls is one of the hidden Cavite tourist spots/destinations/attractions.
Photo by: Balite Falls Resort

Balite Falls is one of the newly-discovered hidden tourist spots in Cavite. It’s a small waterfall, roughly 10 feet high. But it has an entrancing pool with crystal-clear waters. If you’re up for a thrill, try jumping from the top of the falls to the pool. Just make sure you’re an expert swimmer.

  • Location/Jump-off: Amadeo
  • Entrance Fee: Php 100 per person
  • Cottage Rental: Php 300

6. Katungkulan Beach Resort

Katungkulan Beach was dubbed as Boracay de Cavite because of its powdery white sands. That was before overdevelopment caused gradual degeneration. However, it remains a worthwhile tourist spot in Cavite especially for family getaways. Plus, you’ll also get to relish the crystal-clear waters and the surrounding views.

  • Location/Jump-off: Ternate
  • Entrance Fee: Php 100 per person
  • Cottage Rental: Php 350 – Php 950 depending on size

7. Pantihan/Balayungan Falls

Photo by: IRIDE FB Page

Balayungan/Pantihan falls is known for its light showers and bridal veil-like view. It cascades on a beautiful limestone rock formation towards a gorge. A river runs beneath it and you can jump from the cliffs to the deep part of it.

  • Location/Jump-off: Maragondon
  • Entrance Fee: Php 10

8. Panamin Beach

Panamin Beach used to be a recreational hotspot but was later abandoned for unclear reasons.

Today, however, the local authorities are promoting it for ecotourism. It has rustic views that will surely make up for a memorable getaway. Enjoy strolling around the beach as you relish the invigorating sea breeze.

  • Location/Jump-off: Ternate
  • Entrance Fee: Php 200 per person

9. Tagaytay Ridge

Tagaytay Ridge is one of the highland areas of Cavite and among its popular tourist spots. From here, you’ll catch a panoramic view of Taal Volcano, the smallest in the country.

Add to this the breathtaking view of Taal Lake and the lush mountains surrounding it. Because of the picturesque views, many couples celebrated their weddings here.

  • Location/Jump-off: Tagaytay City

10. Puzzle Mansion

If you’re a fan or if you’re familiar with Gina Lacuna, then you come here to see here. She holds the record for owning the biggest collection of puzzles. That listed her to the Guinness Book of World Records in 2012. The museum houses more than 1,028 puzzle collections and counting.

  • Location/Jump-off: Cuadra Street, Brgy Asasin, Tagaytay
  • Entrance Fee: Php 100 per person
  • Operating Time: 7 AM to 7 PM (Monday-Friday), 7 AM to 8 PM (Saturday-Sunday)

11. Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine

Photo by: Mark Martinez

The shrine is the home of the country’s first president, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo. It is also here where he waved the first Filipino flag, putting an end to the 300-years of Spanish rule. For a historical junkie, the shrine is a must-see indeed even if you’re not a fan of Gen. Aguinaldo.

  • Location/Jump-off: Kawit
  • Operating Time: 8 AM to 4 PM (Tuesday to Sunday)

12. Puerto Azul

Puerto Azul is another abandoned site just like Panamin Beach. They are just five kilometers from each other. It used to be a popular gold resort and housing estate. The caretakers did mention though that there are plans to restore the site to its former glory.

  • Location/Jump-off: Ternate

13. Imus Cathedral

Photo by: Cavite Tour Packages

Also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Pilar, Imus Cathedral is one of Cavite’s historical tourist spots. It dates back to the Spanish years and since then, has been an important site of important occasions and events.

Every October 12, the Catholic faithful celebrate the fiesta of Our Lady of the Pilar and Saint John the Baptist, the church’s patron saints.

  • Location/Jump-off: Imus

14. Museo De La Salle

If you want to learn more about the rich history of Cavite, do check out Museo De La Salle. It’s within the De La Salle University compound, thus, you’ll also get to explore the Catholic institution.

The museum showcases various historical artifacts such as handcraft vessels, ceiling paintings, animal preserves, and traditional Filipino attires. You’ll feel like you’re travelling back to Spanish years when you come here.

  • Location/Jump-off: Dasmareñas

15. Patungan Beach Cove

Despite its accessibility, Patungan Beach Cove remains one of the hidden tourist spots in Cavite. But for that reason, the beach is generally pristine and rustic.

Although don’t expect white sands here, there’s just nothing like it enjoying the beach and swimming on the crystal-clear waters.

  • Location/Jump-off: Brgy Patungan, Maragondon
  • Parking Fee: Php 50 for a day tour, Php 100 for overnight
  • Boat Ride Fee: Php 50 per pax
  • Cottage Rental: Php 1000 for a day tour, Php 2000 for overnight

16. Museo Orlina

Another hidden tourist spot in Cavite is Mueso Orlina. It showcases some of the best works of nationally-acclaimed sculptor, Ramon Orlina.

Aside from interesting glass sculpture, the museum also displays other artworks of local artists such as paintings and metal crafts.

  • Location/Jump-off: Tagaytay
  • Entrance Fee: Php 100 per person

17. Kaynipa Cove

Kaynipa Cove is one of the hidden Cavite tourist spots/destinations/attractions.
Photo by: tupanggala.com

Kaynipa Cove offers a breathtaking view of the coasts of Ternate municipality. If you’re after less touristy destinations in Cavite, Kaynipa Cove is one place to go since fewer people come here.

  • Location/Jump-off: Ternate

18. Cuenca Ancestral House

Also known as Bahay na Tisa, Cuenca Ancestral House was the temporary residence of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo before he moved his office to Malolos, Bulacan.

The house’s architecture features Spanish designs while the roofing is made from baked clay. It is one of the historical tourist attractions in Cavite.

  • Location/Jump-off: Gen. Evangelista St., Bacoor

19. Bacoor Family Eco-Park

If you’re looking for an easily accessible weekend getaway, check out the Bacoor Family EcoPark. It features a man-made lagoon where you can fish and ride a boat. There are several cottages in the area including a multipurpose hall for social gatherings.

  • Location/Jump-off: 21 De la Cruz St., Phase II-A, Bacoor

20. Mt. Marami

Photo by: Joel Vince Custodio

Mt Marami is known for its numerous rocks that formed into a solid monolith. From its summit, one can have a 360-degree view of both Cavite and Batangas provinces.

  • Location/Jump-off: Maragondon

Other Natural Cavite Tourist Spot

21. Mt Buntis

22. Mt Nagpatong

23. Mt Bahay na Bato

For More Information

If you need more information to help set up your itinerary to the tourist spots in Cavite, do contact the Provincial Tourism Office via the following:

  • Tel. Number: (046) 419 4357
  • Email Address: cavitetourism@gmail.com
  • Website: http://cavite.gov.ph/home/tourism
  • Facebook Page: Cavite Tourism
  • Office Address: 2F Cavite Provincial Capitol Bldg.Trece Martires

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