“It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.” –Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Man thrives on continually challenging himself through his various activities. This is why going on spontaneous adventures that feature all types of activities whether indoor and outdoor are incredibly essential to those who are seeking to indulge a bit of their wild, adventurous side. Fortunately for us, the Philippines plays host to a multitude of adventure parks that highlights recreational activities that would be suitable for anyone of any age. One of these parks does not even require you to drive far or book a plane ticket as it located smack in the middle of Sta. Rosa, Laguna was known as Nuvali.
Feed your penchant for adventure, satiate your lust for adrenaline pumping activities, and tickle your taste buds as Nuvali features a wide array of activities that would surely accommodate any food junkie, leisure traveler or active sports enthusiast out there. Here is just a fraction of what you can do in this master-planned residential, commercial and recreational complex in Laguna:
1.) GO ON A LEISURE BIKING SPREE
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Nuvali paints a picturesque scene of sprawling greeneries and lush laws complemented with an excellent network of well-paved roads designated as bike paths—a leisure biker’s paradise. For bikers who would want to immerse themselves in nature and appreciate various landscapes, Nuvali offers you this opportunity which you can indeed relish. There is something in store for individuals who prefer to take a morning jaunt as walking or jogging along the designated trails is one way of getting to their various shops and restaurants.
2.) EXPLORE OFF-ROAD TRAILS BY MOUNTAIN BIKE
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For individuals who think smooth and paved roads do not cut it, consider yourself up for a challenge with Nuvali’s rougher and extensive bike paths. These bike paths include approximately a 50km of off-road biking and running trails. It is because of this feature that Nuvali plays host to Nuvali Dirt Weekend, one of the most anticipated and biggest cycling events in the country.
3.) GO WAKEBOARDING
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Water sports enthusiasts are not left out in Nuvali’s various range of activities. In fact, NUvali’s Republic Wakepark is a world-class water sports facility and has been primed as the newest and most innovative wake park in the world. It features a four-hectare lake, bar, and restaurant making it the premier spot for wakeboarding aficionados.
4.) KOI FISH FEEDING
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Visitors who are looking to relax or have kids around would be pleased to know that Nuvali has fish feeding activity for their Koi fishes. Apart from that, the pond is located in Solenad where many of Nuvali’s restaurants are located. So while the kids are fish feeding, their parents and guardians can traipse around Solenad and have a gander at some of their restaurants.
5.) VISIT THE WILDLIFE AND BIRD SANCTUARY
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Nuvali features a seventeen-kilometer buffer and forest zone known as The Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary “Bird Watching Philippines“. This sanctuary is home to sixty very diverse bird species and is very well complemented with the flora and fauna found within Nuvali. As the area contains a biking and jogging trail system, it would be fairly easy for joggers and bikers to observe the birds while visitors who wish to stay stationary can easily see them from the gazebo and view decks.