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Only in Tagaytay: Mountain railway and cable cars

A mountain railway and Swiss-engineered cable cars are among the amenities that can be found in Tagaytay Highlands, a leisure development of the SM Group.

Cable cars at Tagaytay Highlands
The 48-seat funicular train system and Swiss-engineered cable cars fetch homeowners and members of two exclusive golf clubs—the Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club and the Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club. 

Both clubs boast of 18-hole championship golf courses atop Tagaytay’s highest elevations.  Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club operates the Swiss-engineered cable cars, while the Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club has the country’s first and only 48-seat Swiss funicular system. 

Swiss funicular train system at Tagaytay Highlands
Homeowners at Sycamore Heights, a premier private and exclusive Asian contemporary themed residential development of Tagaytay Highlands, are also entitled to the world-class amenities at the golf and country clubs, including breathtaking rides in the Swiss cable cars.

An architect’s perspective of the architectural theme of Sycamore Heights
Situated 165 to 195 meters (541 to 639 feet) above sea level and on a lush land area, Sycamore Heights offers scenic views of Taal Lake and Volcano, Midlands Fairways and the Tagaytay mountain range.

Sycamore Heights takes pride in its Central Park where the community’s exclusive swimming pool is located, along with a children’s playground, a lawn for friendly sports matches, a tree court for afternoon frolics, a pavilion for social gatherings and a jogging path for those who maintain an active lifestyle. 

Artist’s perspective of the cenral park
Other exclusive community pocket gardens are a bird watch park, a lounge garden and a rock garden. 

“Whatever your needs and inclinations are at any given time, the mountain-resort-like development is likewise a safe and secure haven. It is created to be a community that promotes kinship with nature and the environment,” says Lennie Mendoza, senior vice president of Tagaytay Highlands.

Homeowners’ safety and well-being are top of mind at Sycamore Heights, Mendoza says.

The gated community inside Tagaytay Highlands has 24-hour security and 24-hour emergency medical and fire-fighting teams. 

Mendoza says Sycamore Heights demonstrates a luxurious and elegant lifestyle tailored to one’s desire for utmost comfort and relaxation.

Topics: Tagaytay , Cable cars , Mountain railway , Tagaytay park , Tagaytay highlands
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