Solenad 1 is the first strip mall that was opened in the sprawling mixed use complex of Nuvali, which is a subdivision, industrial area, call center area, business center, strip mall all in one. The area is patterned after the typical suburban strip mall in suburban USA.
Opens: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm everyday.
according to their website:
The first retail development in NUVALI, Solenad blends essential shopping with leisure and dining in a relaxing, al fresco, lakeside environment. The area is connected to the now operational Lakesize Evozone commercial area by dedicated pedestrian and bike lanes. The Lakeside Evozone is the refreshing campus-like commercial area of NUVALI. It creates a new space for offices and businesses to thrive in an environment of productivity and connectivity. Solenad sits at the entrance of the Lakeside Evozone area coming from the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road, and is nestled next to a 4-hectare lake. Its accessible and picturesque location invites people to sit, sip and dine with family and friends. Solenad has also become a destination for the surrounding communities of Sta. Rosa, Calamba, Tagaytay and Manila.
What to buy: like in any strip mall,you can buy a lot of stufs like eye wear, shirts, fast food, coffee, snacks and more.
among the stalls here are:
(049) 302-6050 to 55
DAVID'S TEA HOUSE
(049) 544-0450 to 51
One Evotech shops and restos:
•BPI -(049) 502-4915 / (049) 502-5078
•Indulgence Day Spa -(049) 502-5885
•Kanin Get It -(049) 502-8187
•Reyes Barbeque -(049) 502-6795
•Royal Caribbean Jamaican Patties
What to pay: depends on your budget
Solenad 2 is the extension of the sprawling Nuvali Subdivision of the Ayala Group of companies in Santa Rosa City. It is a mixed used strip mall patterned after the strip malls of suburban americana. It complements the Solenad 1 mall that sits across it, beside the man made lake.
among the retail, dining, coffee, local craft outlets you can find at solenad 2 are:
Aerosoles, Alberto, Bratpack, Collezione, Cushe, DC, Geox, Hush Puppies, Nine West, Officine, Payless Shoes Source, Quiksilver, Res Toe Run, Sebago and Stoked Inc. Bench Fix, Nail-A-Holics, N2 Derm+ and Globe. Army Navy and Seafood Island, 158 Design Boulevard, All Flip Flops, Aloha Boardsports, Aldo, Bench, Bo’s Coffee, Breadtalk, FIC, Frutti Froyo, Gerry’s Grill, Krispy Kreme, L-Time Studio, LZM Restaurant, Max’s Restaurant, Pancake House, Perfume Express, Rudy Project, RUNNR, Serenitea, Sumo Sam, Timezone, Toby’s and Toastbox. Experience the convenient way of living through the reliable services of LBC, Montessori Di Maria Bambinella and The Opticians by George Optical.
according to their website:
Adding to the retail landscape of NUVALI, Solenad 2, located along the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road, across the road from the existing Solenad 1, is a one-storey neighborhood center that will satisfy the community’s shopping needs. The development will offer the residents & office workers of Sta. Rosa a diverse selection of specialty retail and service establishments, which they can enjoy in a relaxed, nature-inspired atmosphere.
What to buy: what you will find in a typical strip mall like buying shirts, shoes, fashion accesories, food, coffee, heans, eyeglasses and a lot more.
opens: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm everyday.
What to pay: a dent on your wallet
Conti's offers a wide range of delicious pastries that are baked just right: not too sweet, with just the right texture, and more importantly, priced very reasonably. Although I bake pastires myself, I like shopping at Conti's for convenience.
What to buy: I always buy a small box of assorted pastries: brownies w/ chocolate chips, brownies w/ nuts, marbled brownies, butterscotch, coffee butterscotch, cream puffs and food for the Gods. I also like their blueberry cheesecake.
What to pay: Assorted Pastries: P150/small box
Food For The Gods: P150/small box
Mini Cream Puffs: P110/small box
Coffee Butterscotch: P135/small box
Blueberry Cheesecake: P70/slice
Looking for genuine but inexpensive swimming or jogging/running or mountain climbing outfit/gear? You might just find what you need in any of the sporting goods stores at Paseo de Sta. Rosa. Discounts vary according to size and model, but all goods are brand new and in good condition.
What to buy: Swimwear, jogging pants, windbreakers, rubber shoes, etc
What to pay: Much, much less than their stores in Metro Manila