Sitting on the edge of Laguna de Bay, San Pedro City is a quaint town in the north of the Philippines. Named after its patron saint, Peter the Apostle, San Pedro is famous for its annual festival and rooster motive which sits at the entrance to the municipal hall building.
Things to do
Sampaguita Festival is a week-long celebration beginning in the second week of February that celebrates the national flower of the Philippines, the Sampaguita flower. The colourful festival features an array of events, from trade fairs to historical exhibits, religious gatherings and tribal dancing.
Enjoy a game of golf? Head to KC Filipinas Golf Club in San Antonio, a picturesque 18-hole course with lush fairways. The club is recognised as one of the best golf spots in the Philippines and beginners and experts alike can spend the day teeing off across the greens.
Laguna de Bay is the largest lake in the Philippines and located a short drive from San Pedro City. Take a relaxing stroll along its banks or enjoy recreational activities including fishing, boating and sailing. The lake is a hub for bird activity as well, so pack your binoculars for some premier bird watching opportunities.
When it comes to family fun, you simply must take a trip to Splash Island. This giant outdoor waterpark boasts inflatables for hire and multiple rides ranging in difficulty. The resort also boasts a paintballing arena, outdoor spa, food vendors and a man-made harbour.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport is a 40-minute drive from San Pedro City. Once in town, you can explore using jeepneys, tricycles and taxis. Public buses are also available and provide quick transport from each attraction.