Why Tuba, Benguet is a Top Choice for Quality Living


With lush mountainscapes, breathtaking highlands, and a refreshingly cool climate, the municipality of Tuba in Benguet is considered a much-needed respite for tourists and travelers wanting to escape city life. Known as the “Gateway to Baguio,” this quaint town is often overshadowed by its more famous neighbor. But don’t let that fool you—if you’re looking for untouched natural beauty that still evokes the old charm of Baguio but with less pollution, crowds, and noise, Tuba is the place to be.

Getting to know Tuba

The local economy of Tuba thrives on agriculture, tourism, and mining, bolstered by its inclusion in BLISTT (Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay), a regional initiative aimed to address concerns such as traffic congestion, water and waste management across the region. This initiative has also opened up new economic opportunities, particularly in tourism and agriculture, benefiting Tuba and its neighboring areas.

When it comes to agritourism, no town is doing it like Tuba. The town’s agritourism industry continues to flourish thanks to its proximity to Baguio and its eco-agri tourism sites comprising numerous family-owned farms that put sustainability and ingenuity above all. Going to a local agritourism farm grants visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to partake in authentic experiences of traditional farming while enjoying the cool air and picturesque mountaintops.

Home in the highlands

While experiencing Tuba as a tourist is one thing, living in the town is another. Nestled within the tranquil mountain setting of Cordillera is Moncello Crest, DMCI Homes’ newest eco-agricultural mountain resort condotel that lets you wake up to the spectacular view of the highlands. Located along Sitio Bato via Bontiway, the condotel offers an elevated unique experience for people craving to experience a little change of scenery away from urban clamor.

Living in Moncello Crest would entail a much more laid-back lifestyle without having to compromise the upscale quality of living that you truly deserve. Take a dip in the property’s infinity pools, get cozy with friends and families around the fire pit, or watch the sea of clouds billow on the horizon at the open sky lounge.

Moncello Crest boasts eco-friendly technologies and sustainable practices such as energy-saving windows, LED fixtures, green roofs, and. In fact, the construction of the condotel has ensured minimal disruption to Tuba’s natural beauty, maintaining 75% of its land as open green spaces while preserving native trees such as the Benguet pine.

Stay connected to the action

A few kilometers away from Baguio, Moncello Crest provides easy access to Baguio’s popular attractions like Burnham Park, Camp John Hay, as well as Tuba’s own scenic spots. Getting around the town has been made easier with Tuba’s strategic road networks connecting it swiftly to major cities outside the region like Metro Manila, which should take around 4-5 hours via car. Being a first-class municipality, you wouldn’t have to stray far to find a nearby mall, hospital, school, or any other commercial building.

Investing in a property in Moncello Crest offers you a ton of opportunities—whether renting it out for extra income or turning it into a vacation home for you and your family. The blend of natural beauty, modern conveniences, and sustainable living makes Moncello Crest an ideal choice for those seeking a tranquil yet connected lifestyle in the heart of Benguet’s mountains.


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