Blooming Rizal: Beyond Flower Farms in Rizal that’s so near Metro Manila

Roses are red, violets are blue, flower farms are, a delightful change of view.

The need for open spaces arose this pandemic. Alfresco dining is fancied. The great outdoors became more lucrative, too. So as blooming fields of colorful flowers. And there are a few flower farms in Rizal province, just an hour or so away from Metro Manila.

Flor’s Garden Antipolo City 🦋

It’s a five-hectare garden atop the mountains of Antipolo city in Rizal. Beyond the flower garden, it serves as a natural haven, a butterfly and bird sanctuary. It’s also an Earth School, a natural farming learning center, too. Perfect for some relaxation and wellness. Special events are also welcome in this nature destination.

Visits are by appointment.

Mobile No. +63 919 5567121 (Fely)
Phone Nos. (+63 2) 635 6092 to 94
Website: https://florsgarden.com/
Address: Sitio Tanza 2, Brgy. San Jose, Antipolo, Rizal

Celossian Flower Farm Baras, Rizal

The farm was named after a flame-like flower bud of a garden plant, celosia. Its bright yellow and fiery red colored petals became a hit online when the farm opened its gates to the public in September 2019. And so as the clamor for the picturesque celosia garden like the famous flower farms in the Netherlands. Open to all ages every day, from 6 am to 6 pm, with a budget-friendly fee of 30 pesos for adults, 25 pesos for seniors, and 20 pesos for kids. Such price is a minimal cost for some r & r plus Metaverse-worthy photos.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/celossianflowerfarm
Address: Sitio Tamalan, Baras, Rizal

How to get here

Via Own transportation:

  • From north, take the Marikina-Infanta Highway to Baras, then take the turn at Baras-Pinugay Road until Sitio Tamalan, Baras, Rizal.
  • From the south, take the Manila East Road, then take the turn at Alejo Street, the farm is just 5 minutes away.

Via Public transportation:

  • Ride the jeepney / UV Express going to Tanay, alight in Baras proper and take the tricycle.
  • Or ride the jeepney/UV Express/bus going to Siniloan or Famy Laguna via Manila East road, alight in Alejos St., Baras and take the tricycle.

Parked electric tricycle at SunFlora Farm

SunFlora Farm Jala-Jala, Rizal 🌻

Right along the road, about a hectare of rows and rows of flowers and vegetables, surrounded by bamboo groves and mango trees lies, a farm that’s not just a farm. There are marigolds, violets, celosia, and some, vegetables around while taking a swing under the mango trees. Their main attraction since 2018 is their towering fields of sunflowers, thus the farm name. If you’re the type who enjoys a long drive or commute to the destination, this is a charming place to go. Rural views by the lake await. Open every day, even on holidays, from 7 am to 5 pm to all ages, with a fee of 40 pesos per person.

Mobile No. +63 931 965 5042
Website: https://sunflorafarm.com/
Address: Brgy. Jala-jalaRizal

How to get here

Via Own transportation:

  • Take the Manila East Road, then take the turn at Halayhahin, Pililla – Jala-jala – Pakil road until Punta, Jala-jala Rizal.

Via Public transportation:

  • Ride the jeepney / UV Express going to Tanay, alight in Tanay proper and take the jeepney to Punta Jala-jala.
  • Or ride the jeepney/UV Express/bus going to Siniloan or Famy Laguna via Manila East road, alight in Pililla Municipal Hall and take the jeepney to Punta Jala-jala.

Reminder

Plants, especially flowers, have seasons. Check posts online or call in advance. Manage your expectations before visitation. 🌻🌸🌹🌷🌼

Published by generosepomelo

Filipina travel agent turn travel writer / blogger / photographer.

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