|Jenifel Baliday-Alavazo||17 May 2013|
|Listed in : Wedding Reception|
|Tags : wedding, reception, venues, destination, antipolo, rizal|
Reception Venues in AntipoloCheck out our list of possible venues for a destination wedding in Antipolo.
Antipolo, being one of the major suburbs outside of Metro Manila, has become one popular destination for weddings. The city, a mere 25-kilometres away east of Manila, will lure you with its lush hills, fertile land, majestic view of the metropolis at night and fresh air. If you're planning to tie the knot in Antipolo, check out some possible venues (and our photo gallery) below.
Jardin de Miramar
276-279 San Jose Extension
Located in the hilly area of San Jose, Antipolo City, Jardin de Miramar is three-hectare estate is a verdant sanctuary perfect for a refined elegant garden wedding. Boasting of numerous themed-areas within the compound, you'll definitely find something suitable for your wedding. The venue is comprised of Paradiso, Pergola, Terraza, Intramuros (a tribute to the walled-city), Plaza, and Galera. The areas are generally composed of greeneries, waterfalls, trellises, and stately royal palm trees. You can also visit Casa Santa, a Christmas themed structure in Jardin de Miramar. Nearby churches are the Antipolo Cathedral and Iglesia ni Cristo-Antipolo. Recently, Jardin de Miramar hosted its first wedding ceremony within the compound.
La Huerta Estate
Formerly a family estate owned by the Lorenzos, La Huerta Estate boasts of fruit trees and ornamentals set in an untouched forest preserve and elegant landscapes, hence the term "la huerta," which means "the orchard" in Spanish. The compound has several areas that will suit small or large parties. The venues have Spanish names like San Jose Pavilion (for casual gatherings), San Isidro Pavilion (for formal parties), and Casa Vieja (house parties). The majestic view of the sunset at the Tipolo deck, with the panoramic scene of the Sierra Madre range, is a sight to behold. A mere 15 kilometers away from Ortigas Avenue, La Huerta brides can get married in the nearby churches like the Antipolo Cathedral, Transfiguration of Christ Church, and the United Methodist Church. You may also opt to tie the knot in the gardens of La Huerta itself.¬†
The Mango Farm
22 Shield St., Kingsville Court
The Mango Farm is a two-and-a-half-hectare estate featuring numerous fruit trees--mostly stately mango trees (hence the name)--located in an old-fashioned village of Kingsville Court. SoCal (Southern California) weddings enthusiast and florist Dylan Gozum of Vatel Manila is currently the Operations Manager and the in-house stylist of the said venue. The farm has five different areas (the Azotea Rojo, La Carmen, Plaza Gat Tayaw, the Sunken Garden, and the Glass Pavilion), where you can hold your wedding ceremony, cocktails and reception separately. This rural romantic spot is perfect for those who want a rustic, intimate, personal and elegant affair that's typical of SoCal weddings. Nearby churches include the Antipolo Cathedral, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Nativity of Our Lady, San Antonio de Padua, Immaculate Conception Church, and Immaculate Conception Cathedral.
This expansive estate, with its ancestral home amidst lush greeneries, makes for a dreamy reception venue. St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Parish of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and Antipolo Cathedral are just some of the churches nearby. Alpadi Estate also has a quaint chapel that's perfect for your garden wedding ceremony. Moreover, the compound has a resort where your guests can frolic prior to or after the wedding.