Where do Millionaires live in the Philippines?

  • 2023-08-15T09:33:55.657
  • Mharbi Edradan

Are you wondering where these Million Dollar Homes are and do we have it here in the Philippines? Well, fancy homes are not new to the Philippines and surely we have a captivating tapestry of modernity and tradition, featuring soaring skyscrapers, historic landmarks, and a vibrant culture. Amidst its urban sprawl, there exist exclusive enclaves that redefine luxury living – the most expensive subdivisions that cater to the discerning tastes of the affluent elite. 

In this blog we will name luxury estates with opulent neighborhoods that boast upscale real estate, world-class amenities, and an unparalleled lifestyle.

1. Forbes Park: Where Opulence Resides

Nestled within the heart of Makati City, Forbes Park stands as the pinnacle of extravagance in Metro Manila. Did you know that Home Prices here can start from around PHP 200 million and go upwards to several billions of Philippine pesos, particularly for larger estates with extensive amenities and lavish designs. Very prominent people live here and this is known as the home to titans of industry, celebrities, and diplomats.

This gated community is synonymous to any luxury property Just like this contemporary 7 Bedroom House and Lot for Sale in Forbes Park with lush tree-lined streets leading to sprawling mansions that blend modern architecture with timeless elegance. Beyond that security is paramount here, ensuring an oasis of tranquility amidst the urban chaos where you can experience a luxury living.

Truth be told Forbes Park's status as the most expensive subdivision in Metro Manila isn't solely defined by its price tags, but it's a convergence of history and location as it is near major roads like EDSA and Ayala Avenue, and it’s close to establishments like Ayala Triangle, Ayala Malls, Museums and Cultural Centers, Hospitals and Cultural Centers, Educational Institutions, and many more.


2. Ayala Alabang: A Suburban Haven of Grandeur

South of the city center lies Ayala Alabang, a sprawling suburban enclave that offers a serene retreat for its affluent residents. It’s no wonder that home prices here typically start from around PHP 30 million for smaller properties like townhouses or older houses, and can go upwards to PHP 300 million or more for larger estates with extensive land area and top-of-the-line features similar to this 4 Bedroom House and Lot for Sale in Ayala Alabang.

Other than that this masterfully planned community boasts well-manicured landscapes, exclusive country clubs, and diverse recreational facilities. The fusion of privacy and accessibility makes Ayala Alabang a coveted address. Positioned in the southern part of Metro Manila, Ayala Alabang enjoys a strategic location and let's not forget that it has access to major roads like Commerce Avenue and Alabang-Zapote Road which connects the village to various establishments like Alabang Town Center, Festival Supermall, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, and shopping centers like Ayala Malls South Park and even Resorts World Manila. True enough that this subdivision shows a balance of convenience and seclusion.



3. Dasmarinas Village: Where Elegance Meets Exclusivity

A stone's throw away from Forbes Park, Dasmarinas Village in Makati City presents an exclusive sanctuary defined by its artistic architecture and impeccable landscaping as well as exclusive amenities. I’m not surprised that the home prices here are at around PHP 100 million for smaller properties like older houses or those with smaller lot sizes, and can go upwards to PHP 500 million or more for larger estates with extensive land area, modern designs, and high-end features. Check out this 4 Bedroom Unit House and Lot For Sale  in Dasmarinas Village.

Well the price also equates the village's strategic location provides easy access to business districts, entertainment hubs, and cultural landmarks as it has access to major roads like EDSA, EDSA-Ayala Avenue Tunnel and EDSA-McKinley Road where you can easily go in and out of Makati Central Business District, Ayala Triangle, Ayala Malls, etc. It’s also near Makati Hospitals like Medical Center and St. Luke's Medical Center.


4. Valle Verde: Urban Sophistication Redefined

Situated in Pasig City, Valle Verde is a luxurious haven that melds urban convenience with lavish living.  Here, home prices typically start from around PHP 20 million for smaller properties like townhouses or older houses, and can go upwards to PHP 150 million or more for larger estates with modern designs, extensive land area, and luxurious features. If you’re looking for a mansion with a princess like stairway, with a renaissance style architechture this one's for you, check out this Elegantly designed 6 Bedroom House and Lot for Sale.


This collection of gated subdivisions features an array of upscale homes, from chic townhouses to sprawling estates. It is also well known for its community's proximity to commercial centers, schools, and medical facilities adds to its allure as it is accessible through major roads like C-5 Road and Ortigas Avenue, making it a prime choice for Manila's well-heeled denizens.

Apart from that it places a strong emphasis on security, ensuring a safe and private environment for its residents. Manned entrances, security patrols, and surveillance systems contribute to a secure atmosphere, allowing residents to enjoy their homes and surroundings without concerns about safety. Another reason is its exclusivity that is driven by a limited number of available properties and the high demand from individuals who aspire to live in a premier community. This exclusivity, coupled with the subdivision's reputation for luxury living, contributes to its status as one of the most expensive subdivisions in Metro Manila.

5. Bel-Air Village: Modern Living, Timeless Class

Tucked away in the heart of Makati City, Bel-Air Village presents a modern yet timeless community that embodies sophistication. In Bel-Air Village, home prices typically start from around PHP 50 million for smaller properties like older houses or those with smaller lot sizes, and can go upwards to PHP 300 million or more for larger estates with modern designs, extensive land area, and high-end features. If you’re into vintage style houses check this 4 Bedroom House and Lot for Sale in Bel-Air Village. 

Its strategic location offers easy access to the city's financial district as it is near major roads like Ayala Avenue, Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas. Well that’s not all because Bel-Air Village is adjacent to Makati's Central Business District and it is near various establishments like Ayala Mall and Ayala Triangle Gardens, Poblacion which is known for its nightlife and Prominent healthcare institutions such as Makati Medical Center and St. Luke's Medical Center Global City.

Aside from that Bel-Air has a strong sense of community that sets it apart. Residents often engage in various activities, events, and associations that foster connections among neighbors. This sense of belonging and camaraderie contributes to the overall quality of life within the subdivision, creating a warm and welcoming environment for its residents.


6. Magallanes Village: Where Luxury Knows No Bounds

Magallanes Village, located near the bustling EDSA thoroughfare, offers an oasis of luxury living amidst the city's vibrant energy. Here, home prices typically starts from around PHP 30 million for smaller properties like townhouses or older houses, and can go upwards to PHP 150 million or more for larger estates. There’s a wide array of modern houses in this Village just like this 5 Bedroom House and Lot For Sale. 

This exclusive neighborhood features a collection of opulent homes surrounded by verdant landscapes. The village's close proximity to key commercial centers and major transportation hubs underscores its allure, catering to the needs of the elite while maintaining an air of tranquility.

Owning a property in Magallanes Village is not just about luxury living; it's also a strategic investment. Why? The limited supply of properties within the subdivision, coupled with the enduring demand for prestigious addresses, ensures that properties in Magallanes Village retain their value over time. And it’s not just that, its location is very sought after as it has access to South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) as well as in EDSA and it’s surrounded by nearby establishments where it can be convenient for residents to shop, dine and enjoy the luxury of life.

In the dazzling expanse of Metro Manila, the most expensive subdivisions stand as gleaming symbols of opulence and exclusivity. These enclaves provide more than just luxurious residences; they offer an elevated lifestyle that encompasses privacy, security, and a seamless blend of urban convenience and natural beauty. While the price tags may be steep, the allure of these subdivisions lies not only in their tangible offerings but in the promise of a life that embraces the finest comforts and experiences the city has to offer.