Manila Holidays

With a population of just over 1.5 million people (12 million in the metro area), Manila is an example of modern life in the quickly developing nation of the Philippines . Comprised of sixteen individual districts, Manila is more a conglomeration of diverse neighborhoods than one cohesive city. Though traveling …

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How to get to Manila

Here's what you need to know about getting to Manila. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Manila takes 13 hours, 25 minutes.

When to go to Manila

Typical Holiday Price

£604 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Manila varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - November is the cheapest month to go to Manila.

Things to see and do in Manila

Mayumi Kawai | Trip by SkyscannerIntramuros
Mayumi Kawai | Trip by SkyscannerManila Bay
Manila Bay
Gerard Hernandez | Trip by SkyscannerFort Santiago
Fort Santiago
bensonkua | FlickrRizal Park
Rizal Park
Casey | Trip by SkyscannerManila Ocean Park
Manila Ocean Park
GianCayetano | FlickrQuezon Memorial Circle
Quezon Memorial Circle
Mayumi Kawai | Trip by SkyscannerManila Cathedral
Manila Cathedral
Jun Acullador | FlickrAyala Avenue
Ayala Avenue
maria_cristina_fontanosa | FlickrRoxas Boulevard
Roxas Boulevard
Kiel Gonzales | Trip by SkyscannerNational Museum of the Philippines
National Museum of the Philippines

Reviews of Manila


Always a pleasure. The only downfall is the problem we ran into with the hotel scalpers

Carel  Criz
Carel Criz

Everything is very cheap, food is really tasty, a lots of nice beaches to visit. Friendly people

Matt Round
Matt Round

Endless islands to visit. Some of the largest shopping malls in the world. Friendly people and great cheap food!

Roopa Fernandez
Roopa Fernandez

Manila is a lovely city with amazing people. You can shop till you drop. Liquor bottles are very cheap in S&R. Eat, drink and party hard.

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