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What’s Great About Moving to Trece Martires Cavite?

From choosing a great community to finding a perfect home, moving to another place can be overwhelming. You need to consider the transportation, the accessibility to hospitals, schools, and commercial establishments, and the cost of living, in general.

If you are looking to move somewhere south, away from the hustle and bustle of the metro, you may have Trece Martires Cavite on your top list. But you’re still not sure why to choose it over its neighboring towns and somewhat afraid to decide. 

Great news! That’s what this article is for. Let’s take you through the beauty of Trece Martires City and find out why it’s one of the best places to live in Cavite.

About Trece Martires

Trece Martires is the capital and a 4th class city of the coastal province of Cavite in Region IV-A. It used to be Quintana, the largest and oldest barrios of Tanza, Cavite.

It has 13 barangays with a land area of 39.10 square kilometers. The city’s population of 210,503 represented 4.84% of the total population of Cavite. In 2020, its population growth rate is 6.55%.

With a low crime rate, it is also said to be one of the best residential places in Cavite because of its accessibility to government offices like the Cavite Provincial Capitol, PSA, BIR Regional Office, Police Station, and Philhealth. 

You will also appreciate their huge public market that sells everything you need.

Source: Patrick Roque, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Now let’s take a quick look at the economic state of the city as this will impact the cost of living, which is important in choosing a place to live in. Trece Martires City’s local economy is considered one of the fastest-growing in Cavite.

The chart below shows that the city is greatly performing in the Safety Compliant Business and Cost of Living categories.

It is also doing a great job with Information Technology and Financial Technology, most especially with Basic Utilities.

No wonder why Trece Martires is in the top 19% of the least expensive cities worldwide, and 39th out of 86 in the country.

Now that we know its economic state, let’s feast our eyes on what the city has to offer!

“It’s a place that’s full of surprises!” – a famous Filipino blogger said while touring the city. It may not be as contemporary as the high-class cities, but it has its own pride and beauty. Let’s check them out!

Commercial Establishments

It can be comforting to know that you don’t need to travel to other cities to get your essentials because Trece Martires has the following establishments ready to serve you:

SM City Trece Martires 

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Located along Governor’s Drive, SM City brings you closer to your favorite brands, restaurants, and amenities like SM Cinema.

Walter Mart 

Source: Ramon FVelasquez, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Walter Mart is the busy shoppers’ go-to store. If you need your weekly stock of groceries fast and don’t have extra time (or energy) to take a stroll, Walter Mart is your perfect destination.

167 Shopper’s Mart 

Source: Musically Team via Google Maps

Also located along Governor’s Drive, 167 Shopper’s Mart is a retail store selling an affordable and wide variety of products like apparel, home appliances, toys, gadgets, etc. Did you ever wish that Divisoria was closer to your place? Well, 167 Shopper’s Mart says, “your wish is my command!”.


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Are you planning to open a store or simply maximize your savings? Puregold is known for being competitive with its price and rewards program. They sell consumer products in retail and wholesale. They also have delivery and pick-up options, which are ideal for store owners within the city.

Mercury Drug

Source: Google Maps

A leading and trusted drugstore in the country, Mercury Drug provides a wide range of generic and branded medicines, healthcare products, and devices for your medical needs. 

Bus Terminal

Do you love to travel? Being near the bus terminal may be beneficial for you, and you’ll love the city even more for it. It’s open from 4AM to 8PM with routes going to Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), Alabang, EDSA, Makati, Tagaytay, Laguna, and more.

If you are a frequent flyer, NAIA terminals are only about 36 km away from Trece Martires. That’s about an hour by car. You can also ride a bus to PITX, which is less than 3 km away from NAIA.

Source: Google Maps

Industrial and Economic Zones near Trece Martires

If you are looking for a new career opportunity as you move places, there are a couple of Industrial and Economic Zones near Trece Martires. There’s Gateway Business Park in General Trias and EPZA in Rosario Cavite.

If these are not your fields, Jobstreet currently has jobs available within the city that may interest you. You may not only find your dream house but your dream job too!

Hospitals in Trece Martires Cavite

Another significant thing to consider is the city’s hospital facilities. Rest assured that you can find immediate care in these hospitals within Trece Martires:

Source: Google Maps

Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital

Located in Brgy. Luciano, General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital is a Korea-Philippines Friendship Government Hospital that has competitive facilities to cater to your medical needs.

M.V. Santiago Medical Center

A private 75-bed capacity secondary hospital located in Brgy. De Ocampo. Its vision is to be one of the best hospitals in Cavite and to continuously improve health care services for its patients.

Korea-Philippines Friendship Hospital

This pay wing of General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital is located on the same road as the provincial hospital.

Andres Bonifacio Memorial Hospital

This private health facility is also located along Luciano Rd.

Cavite Center for Mental Health

A public facility providing services and care for mental health.

Schools in Trece Martires Cavite

If you have kids, you don’t need to worry about the quality of education they’ll get because Trece Martires has several established schools within and near the city. In fact, Trece Martires Cavite has one of the top-performing schools in the Philippines:

  • Trece Martires City Elementary School
  • Notre Dame of Trece Martires
  • Colegio de Sta. Rosa – Trece Martires City
  • Gateway International School
  • Cavite State University – Trece Martires Campus
  • Lyceum of the Philippines University – General Trias, Cavite 

Hotels near Trece Martires Cavite

If you love family weekend staycation or weeknight parties with friends, you don’t have to travel far from home because the city has popular hotels nearby. Get your backpack ready and explore these hotels below!

The Bayleaf Cavite

Source: The Bayleaf Cavite

Located in General Trias Cavite, The Bayleaf Cavite is only 6 km away from Trece Martires City. This 4-star hotel doesn’t only attract guests but satisfies and pampers them. Their indoor and outdoor pools are the crowd’s favorite.

Microtel by Wyndham Eagle Ridge – Cavite

Also located in General Trias Cavite, this 57-room hotel provides safe and comfortable accommodations with a golf course and other recreational facilities at their clubhouses.

Aquamira Resort

This 600-hectare leisure park in Naic Cavite is only about 11 minutes away from Trece Martires. Enjoy the water park’s top-of-the-line amenities without traveling far from home.

Tanza Oasis Hotel And Resort

Tanza Oasis and Hotel and Resort is another favorite weekend destination in Cavite, which is only about a 24-minute drive from Trece Martires City. They have an array of amenities including a basketball court, billiards table, function rooms, and their popular safari-themed swimming pool with 3 giant pool slides. 

If you are staying with kids, they’ll love the resort’s playhouse. The hotel’s Shang Garden Restaurant serves Filipino dishes with a touch of your preferred Asian cuisine, which is a must-try!

Aside from these picture-perfect hotels near Trece Martires, Tagaytay is only about 32 minutes away. You can have your weekend morning coffee facing the panorama of Taal Lake or a weeknight dinner at everyone’s favorite – Bulalo Point.

You can also add these places to your itinerary: Sky Ranch, Tagaytay Picnic Grove, People’s Park in the Sky, Mahogany Market, and more! The activities are endless. 

How to go to Trece Martires Cavite from Manila?

You may have decided by now to move to Trece Martires Cavite, but how do you get there from Manila? 

From Pasay, you may take the LRT 1 to EDSA Taft Station, then take a jeepney to PITX. You can ride a bus from PITX to SM City Trece Martires from 4 AM to 10 PM daily. You may refer to the latest fare matrix below.

From PITX, the estimated bus ride is 1 hour and 4 minutes. 


The city’s proximity to nature makes it an ideal place for families who want to get away from the busy city life. You can go hiking or biking right out your front door, visit nearby towns like Tagaytay, or go to the beaches of Batangas, where there are many recreational activities and scenic views.

We hope that this article helps you in finding the perfect community for your dream house. 

If you are looking for a place in Trece Martires Cavite that can help you make your dreams come true, check out Lucky Prince Homes, a 2.8-hectare residential housing development project that features modern Zen-type houses that stimulate calm synergy and simplicity.

Living a good life is not only a matter of hard work and mindset. Your environment and community also have a big role to play. Invest in them and enjoy the life that you and your family deserve. Visit Lucky Prince Homes now.





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