Reinvigorate your senses with outdoor activities to do in Makati

Makati may be filled with the most refined pursuits the metro has to offer but there’s more to this city than its cosmopolitan side. The beauty of living on this side of the metro lies in the myriad of activities to do in Makati, even in its outdoor spaces.

While the city may be replete with tall skyscrapers and sprawling roads, Makati’s discerning citizens have always ensured that pocket parks, tree-lined sidewalks, and private enclaves formed an essential part of Makati’s cityscape.

This is what has drawn the most exclusive residents to the Rockwell Center—a vibrant yet peaceful community that offers respite from the bustle of Makati’s business district, while allowing people to be ahead of the action. This lets people lead a more holistic and balanced lifestyle, indulging in more outdoor activities that nourish mind, body, and soul.

From picnics on the lawn to dining and working out under the sun, discover the charms of living in Makati through its green spaces and outdoor activities. Here are some of the distinct outdoor pleasures you can enjoy at Rockwell Center.

Take a stroll through the outdoors

For some quiet introspection amid the hustle and bustle, you can take a break and stroll peacefully along Makati’s pockets of greenery. As a master-planned community, Rockwell has just some of the city’s most memorable greenscapes where daytime visitors and its long-time residents can enjoy a range of outdoor activities.

Located just a stone’s throw away from Makati’s Central Business District, Rockwell Center provides a secure and peaceful enclave for its members, with wide, open spaces and rich greenery that invite calm, reflection, and relaxation. Do you have four-legged members in your household? Rockwell’s spaces are also wonderful walking and recreational areas for dogs of the Rockwell community.

Revel in charming al fresco activities

There’s no better way to take in the charms of a neighborhood than enjoying a good meal or sipping coffee in the outdoor areas. Enjoy the daily walk around Rockwell’s diverse mix of retail stores and establishments, as you may find something that piques your interest—residents love sourcing their special goods, cured meats, and other unique ingredients at their local deli, Santi’s, which offer an array of gourmet delights from Europe and other countries.

If you would rather dine out, Rockwell also has a wide array of refined and delectable restaurants that cater to mindful diners who want a slice of the outdoors: You can have your morning cup at Single Origin’s charming sidewalk tables, and watch the community slowly come to life. For lunch, enjoy organic farm-to-table dining at Grace Park that lets you indulge in more wholesome dishes. At dinner time, wind down with wine and tapas at Rambla.

Meanwhile, weekend patrons can also enjoy more of Rockwell’s beloved restaurants in a chic, al fresco setting along Lopez Drive.

Indulge in outdoor yoga

While Makati has no shortage of premier yoga and fitness studios, club members can also break a sweat in the outdoors. For a more zen-like backdrop, yogis can unwind at the Rizal Oval Garden, surrounded by lush greenery and calm, positive energy when a reset is in order.

Meanwhile, Proscenium at Rockwell has its own Amenity Deck, where residents can feel rejuvenated amidst landscaped gardens. Try making time for a meditation session, a peaceful yoga flow to start your day, or a quick breath of fresh air in the afternoon. You can also enjoy a dip in its multiple swimming pools that come with its own splash pad and lazy river.

Go for a run

A daily run allows you to get to know your neighborhood best while on foot, while squeezing in a workout—one of the most worthwhile outdoor activities you can do in Makati. Rockwell has long been a coveted area for serious runners and fitness-conscious residents because of its spacious sidewalks, secure location, and a vibrant yet peaceful community.

Rockwell Center is a safe haven for fitness enthusiasts, with designated jogging lanes throughout its expanse, so runners and even cyclists can meet their fitness goals safely and peacefully.

Shop locally and sustainably

The “shop local” movement is in its heyday, with local designer creations, artisanal works, and ethically sourced products having their moment. Don’t miss out on outdoor street fairs and bazaars that bring together like-minded crowds while bringing local craft and talent front and center.

Rockwell is known for its neighborhood events, featuring a curated selection of makers and brands that showcase quality, craftsmanship, and sustainability—perfect for the discerning community. Plaza Drive has been home to streetside dining, showcasing Rockwell restaurants such as Cibo, Roti Shop, Café Mary Grace, Chili’s, Mesa, The Café Mediterranean, Yabu, and Ippudo. The drive has also hosted an outdoor fair called The Tasting Club Holiday Fair, featuring gourmet delights and artisanal creations patterned after Christmas markets in Europe.

Makati is a vibrant city that offers the best of both worlds: urban indulgences and a holistic outdoor lifestyle. Residents can enjoy the peace and exclusivity that comes with Proscenium’s top-tier amenities, while indulging in outdoor activities within the safety of the greater Rockwell Center community.

Located in Rockwell Center, Proscenium at Rockwell is a sprawling 3.6-hectare development that allows you to enjoy the vibrance of city life with unparalleled pleasures at your fingertips. With state-of-the-art amenities, posh retail establishments, and a world-class Performing Arts Theater, Proscenium offers an unrivaled living experience for the most discerning in utmost exclusivity. Proscenium is home to a holistic community, with offices and retail spaces made available as 1 Proscenium launched last year in addition to Podium Offices.

Proscenium at Rockwell ensures the best of signature Rockwell living, all while enjoying the pleasures of living in the heart of the city. Today, Proscenium residents take pleasure in enjoying the community — and it is your last chance to take part. As the final tower, The Proscenium Residences turns over this June, don’t miss out on Proscenium’s exclusive move-in offer: own a unit and move in while enjoying extended payment terms until 2024.

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