is patterned after the typical strip malls of the USA but is way bigger than most of them. this is the favorite shopping and dining and partying destination of the people living south of the metro manila area where the pace is lore laid back. Most shoppers here belong to the upper middle to Rich Families since the area is just nearby the Luxe Gated Village of Ayala Alabang.
What to buy: depends on your budget, This is a mini Version of the Luxe Ayala Center of Makti and they offer the high end stuff of Apparels and Food. You can Buy Lacoste, Mark's & Spencer, Ralph Lauren, Nautica and more.
Monday to Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
What to pay: maxxed out your credit card!
It is the newest Mall in Alabang/Muntinlupa Area and is officially the 6th Mall of the Area after Alabang Town Center, Liana's, Festival Mall, Metropolis, SM Southmall. This Complex is just across Alabang Town Center and you can just walk at a pedestrian lane going to this mall from the Alabang Town Center. They also have some nightmarkets during weekends according to a friend of mine.
What to buy: Typical Merchandises like clothes, jeans, Mobile Phone and more but they have more food stalls and restaurants than for shopping.
Opens: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm everyday
What to pay: not a dent on your wallet
the Festival Mall opened in 1998 and since then, became one of the more popular malls in the south of manila area. it also underwent several renovations. At present, this huge mall has a provision for 600 specialty stores, boutiques and kiosks, a total of 2,300 free multi-level parking slots, various food outlets in the newly refurbished 1000-seat Food Junction and ten state-of-the-art cinemas and one of the main draws here is that they offer free parking unlike in other malls in the Metro Manila Area. The Huge Festival Mall also offer amusement centers like Pixie Forest, X-Site, Gameworx, Kiddo Driving School, Festival Grand Station (terminus and only station of Junction Express), Grand Carousel, and Junction Express.
What to buy: lots of stuff like clothes, mobile phones, assorted food stuffs at the supermarket and at the Robinson's Department Store and the the Shopwise Center (which is a copy of Walmart).
Opens 10:00 am to 9:00 pm everyday
What to pay: not much a dent on your wallet since the brands here are not as luxe as in the nearby Alabang Town Center. The crowds here are more of the upper middle to lower middle class
Alabang Town Center is a premiere mall in located in Alabang. It has a lot of restaurants, shops, cinemas, etc. I like the area around the activity center (Corte de las Palmas). It has a relaxing atmosphere, with a Cofee Bean on one side and benches scattered around the area.
Since this mall is located close to the high-end Ayala-Alabang residential community, most of the customers here are also well-off. It caters to the more discerning shopper who do not want just the goods, but a good ambience as well.
If you drop by on a typical weekend, you will find a lot of teenagers who make this place their hangout. But it does have something for everybody.
What to buy: Almost everything you want and need.
Rustan's Department Store is a longtime favorite of well-heeled members of the community. The merchandising display of Rustan's is always a delight to see. The items are undoubtedly of high quality, and the staff are known to be courteous and professional.
What to buy: Imported clothes, shoes, perfume, accessories, etc
What to pay: ...depends on what you intend to buy
Ace Hardware, as the name implies is a hardware store. Ace Hardware has promodizers (promo agent & merchandizer in one) who assist the buyers in deciding the best product for their needs.
What to buy: Aside from hardware items, Ace Hardware also sells homecare products (like cleaners), garden/patio furniture, camping gear and small appliances.
What to pay: ...depends on what you intend to buy
Charms and Crystals has become popular together with the rising popularity of its owner who has been featured in tv shows as a feng shui expert.
What to buy: Various "good luck" charms and crystals; Chinese jars; Chinese statues & trinkets
What to pay: More or less P1,000, depending on your choice of charm & crystals
Olympic World is a big shop with a wide selection of sporting goods.
What to buy: Rubber shoes, travelling bags/backpacks, dry gear bag, all weather sandals, sports clothes, etc. It was only at Olympic World that I found wide toe rubber shoes and waterproof footwear.
What to pay: P4,000+
If you want to go to the mall but dont like much people..this is the place for you (i also dont like it when theres a lot of people in the mall..well,except for christmas holiday..that is for sure jam packed of people in every mall).This place is good for shopping and having a good time with your friends..its like an exclusive place but really not.
They have cinema and archade..also bars and restaurant..i often go here for some fun night with my friends.
What to buy: All sorts of things you can find in a department store.
What to pay: for shopping, maybe around USD100 thats the most actually..but if you will just stroll around and eat i think USd10-15 is enough
Filipinos love to go shopping or just stroll around with friends and family.It is the cheapest way of entertainment.Here at festival mall, you can find archade, signature shops, and theme park..yes they have theme park inside the mall.It is advisable to bring your kids here on weekend because after shopping or playing at the theme park you can also dine and choose among those good restaurants which are affordable as i may add.It is located at the southern part of manila..approximately 30-45 mins from the airport.
What to buy: All stuff you can buy here..electronics,computers, clothing,everything..its a big department store..with lots of shops inside..just a warning, if you are not fond of walking i think this is not a good place..but you can take things slowly and enjoy it.
What to pay: its depends on what you want to buy.if you want to buy just clothes and eat at some good restaurant.i think USD100 is enough..that is the clothes you bought is signature ones