The Mist Residences - LOCATION
Baguio City is located some 5,050 feet above sea level, nestled within the Cordillera Central mountain range in northern Luzon. Also dubbed as the Summer Capital of the Country.
The Mist Residences is located at the corner of Marcos Highway (now known as Aspiras-Palispis Highway) and Atab W. Road in Brgy. Bakakeng Central, Baguio City, Benguet Province.
Baguio City, otherwise known as the “Summer Capital of the Philippines”, is a highly urbanized city in the northern part of Luzon. It served as the provincial capital of Benguet from 1901 to 1916, but has since been administered independently upon its conversion into a chartered city. It is a popular tourist destination among locals and foreigners especially during the summer season due to its conducive weather and rich culture and history. It is located at about the 5,050 feet above sea level within the Cordillera Central Mountain Range. It has a subtropical highland climate mainly due to its high elevation, in which average temperature ranges from 15 to 23° C with the lowest temperatures between the months of November and February.
Baguio City can be accessed via land or air transportation. Through land transportation, there are three main national roads that lead to the city such as the Quirino Highway or the Naguilian Road, the Kennon Road, and the Marcos Highway. Air transportation is made possible through an airport at Barangay Loakan.
The Mist Residences is situated in a short distance from most of the popular tourist destinations in the city. Approximately 7 km away can be found the Mines View Park. It is a huge park with an observation deck that offers a breathtakingly beautiful panoramic view of the mining town of Itogon and the Amburayan Valley. It is one of the most visited and most popular tourist destinations in the city. Another popular park in Baguio is the Burnham Park (3.2 km), which is located at the heart of the city. Aside from the relaxing vibe, it offers a wide range of recreational activities for groups or individuals such as boating, skating, biking, and much more. Also a popular park is the Wright Park (6km) which features the “Pool of Pines”, a picturesque greenery, and a horse riding area popular among kids and families. Other popular tourist destinations include the Botanical Garden (5.7 km), the Lion’s Head (9.3 km), the Camp John Hay (5.4km), the Philippine Military Academy (12 km), the Tam-Awan Village (7.2 km), and much more.
Baguio City is also known as a university town and the center of education in the whole of Northern Luzon mainly because it houses eight major higher educational institutions and a huge chunk of its entire population is made up of students. Of course, every parent would want to give the best education to their children and the Mist Residences can make this easily possible as it is located within the proximity of the best educational institutions in the city. The University of the Philippines Baguio (3.4 km), otherwise known as UPB or UP Baguio, is only a 15-minute drive away from the property. It is one of the constituents of the University of the Philippines system that offers non-degree programs, undergraduate programs, and graduate programs. The university also has several research centers and extension service units. The Saint Louis University, a private Catholic university, can be accessed just within the 4 km distance from the Mist Residences. It offers primary and secondary levels of education, as well as undergraduate and graduate programs. It is comprised of nine colleges located throughout the city. Other universities within the vicinity are the Philippine Military Academy (12 km), the University of the Cordilleras (2.9 km), the Pines City Colleges (6.2 km), the Easter College (6.8 km), and the Baguio Central University (5.9 km).
There are also several hospital and health clinics that can easily be accessed from the Mist Residences, so health concerns of every resident can immediately be attended to. Some of these are the Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center (4.7 km), the Baguio General Hospital (2.9 km), the Baguio Medical Center (3 km), the BCU Sto. Nino Jesus Medical Center (5.7 km), the Fort Del Pilar Station Hospital (2.9 km), the Notre Dame De Chartres Hospital Medical Specialty Center (4.7 km), the Pines City Doctors Hospital (2.9 km), and the Saint Louis University Hospital of Sacred Heart (5.9 km). Dental clinics and veterinary clinics are also abundant in the city.
Baguio City also offers vast choices of churches and other places of worship for the locals and visitors who wish to spend some quiet time for their spiritual growth. To mention a few, these are the Our Lady of the Atonement Cathedral (4.9 km, otherwise known as the Baguio Cathedral), the St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church (6.2 km), the Baguio Baptist Church (7.3 km), the New Life Baguio Christian Church (3.8 km), the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (4.0 km), and much more.
The Mist Residences is also near a wide option of commercial establishments, supermarkets, and shopping malls. The SM City Baguio is just approximately 4.5 km away from the property. It is the largest shopping mall in the entire North Luzon with a floor area of 107,841 square meters. Launched in 2003, it is the first ever SM shopping mall that opts out of the use of air conditioning system, and also a mall that utilizes natural lighting. The nearest large supermarket, however, is the Puregold Jr., which is located in the Centerpoint Plaza in Brgy. Bakakeng and just a 3-minute drive or 700 meters in distance. Other establishments are the Abanao Square (4.6 km), the Baguio Center Mall (4.9 km), the Tiongsan Harrison (4.5 km), the Sky World Commercial Center (4.3 km), and the Pines Arcade (4.5) among many others.
Public transportation in the city is uncomplicated. There are taxis and jeepneys roaming around the city 24/7. Further, there are plenty of bus lines that offer transportation to and from several points in Manila and nearby provinces.
Recreation / Tourist Destinations
- Mines View Park – 7.5 Km
- Wright Park – 6.2 Km
- Burnham Park – 3.4 Km
- Camp John Hay – 5 Km
Universities and Colleges
- University of Cordilleras - 3.6 Km
- University of Baguio - 4.6 Km
- UP Baguio - 3.1 Km
- Philippine Military Academy - 11.5 Km
- St. Louis University - 6.6 Km
- Notre Dame De Chartres Hospital - 4.3 Km
- SLU Hospital of the Sacred Heart - 4.4 Km
- Baguio General Hospital - 2.7 Km
- Filipino-Chinese General Hospital – 6.2 Km