Along the Baywalk, several small stalls are offering Henna Tattoo. Cost from P100 for small designs and P500 for bigger designs.
Henna tattoo lasts 1 to 2 weeks in your body before it is completely gone.
The Baywalk area of Manila, just south of the US embassy on Roxas Boulevard, is the best place to see the sunset. The Baywalk is lined with outdoor bars and food stands, some even sporting live music, but you don't have to eat or drink anything to enjoy the beauty of the spectacle. While Manila's foul air is usually a detriment, the one good thing it does bring to the lives of millions here is beautiful sunsets over the bay. And the locals definitely appreciate it! Just go to the Baywalk and you'll see.
One of the tourst night spot here in Manila give you the opportunity to walk around with your friends, watching cool sunset, eating dinner with nice amusement while listening music to the band who played makes your night relaxing. As there are lots of restaurants here, you can choose where you like to eat. A place where you can hang on whole night. The afternoon i went here were i missed the sunset but the second time around i did took good views of the sunset already thru my cellphone.
Walk along the manila bay for a slice of bay life, from the guys who rent tyres, fish, rent boats, picnic on the rocks, sell crafts, juices etc. The people are helpful and friendly and it is relaxing to leave the traffic and heat of the centre.
People gather around this live mannequin who does a periodic or per set performance in the middle of the street (the last time I saw him he was near the Blue Bay Grill Restaurant). Put some coins in the box near his feet and he will move/dance, and just keep still otherwise.
Action in the Malate District starts at about 9 pm, so whenever we usually arrive at the area early, we always drop by Baywalk to kill time (hehehe). There are some activities around here like Henna tattoing and for something to see, refer to the next photo.
Perhaps one of Manila's most enduring charms is the beautiful sunset across Manila Bay. On a clear day, the red orange burst of color across the horizon from Roxas Blvd (Dewey Blvd in the American colonial days and some years after that until nationalist sentiment prompted a change in the famous thoroughfare's name) is simply marvelous. It serves as very fitting backdrop to families enjoying their time together, or for lovers' most romantic (but not so intimate, OK?) pursuits.
The best place to enjoy Manila Bay's sunset is along the Promenade in Roxas Blvd, across the newly (and wonderfully) restored Rajah Sulayman Park and the historic Malate Church. Amidst these grand, old world ambiance, lovers (and families) will surely have a great time enjoying this free, almost-daily (except during inclement weather, of course) grand show.
Enjoy and send me pictures of your Manila Bay sunset!
Breakwaters is like the viewpoint of the Manila Bay sunset. You can also dine there or buy barbeque at the sidewalk. Some people are fishing and some of the kids even swim there. But the water is also polluted due to garbages.
Roxas Boulevard is the main promenade of Manila. This is a good place to pass away your time in Manila day or night. Overlooking Manila Bay, the promenade has open air cafes and benches where one can sit and do some people-watching or witness the famous Manila sunset.
The main plaza fronting the Malate church is the central attraction of the Manila baywalk. It has a fountain and a statue of Rajah Sulayman in front the baroque church.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex is located along Roxas Blvd. The CCP Bldg, Folk Arts Theatre, and the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC in picture) are inside the complex.
Not a great picture because it was taken on a rainy day but you can see the Manila Yacht Club across the water with the Cultural Center of the Philippines and The Philippine Plaza Hotel in the distance.
This is the best place to view sunsets and to hang out after work at the restaurants right on the blvd.
Built during the Marcos era to promote beauty and culture in the Philippines, CCP is a major venue for the ballet, plays, and other shows.
The CCP complex is right on Manila Bay and a great place for afternoon strolls or watching the sunset.
Manila Bay is a large inlet of the South China Sea, northern Philippines, indenting Luzon Island. On the eastern shore of the bay is the city of Manila, on the west, Bataan Peninsula. One of the finest natural harbours in the world, Manila Bay was the scene of the destruction of the Spanish fleet in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.
I sat for an hour or so one night waiting for the sunset. There is a large park and families were out with children playing with ball and dancing or just waiting for the sunset. A little boy kept me entertained dancing for me - he was about 3 I think.
Take a stroll or a long walk along the waterfront that also runs along Roxas Blvd. It is a nice walk where you can see joggers , bicycle riders and sadly many homeless people. You get wonderful views of the bay! I like going early in the morning or in the evening. Don't go in the evening if you feel nervous around homeless people or thuggy looking guys though! Because there will be some!
Go to the market and haggle seafoods. Go to restaurants and they will cook the fresh seafoods for you! Enjoy!