Best Shopping Malls in the Philippines

The Philippines is one of the countries where shopping malls are very prolific. The country has many mall chains (SM, Robinsons, Ayala, Gaisano et. al) as well as local mall players. With the variety of malls to choose from, what malls are considered the best in your personal opinion? Please state the reasons to justify their position. You can include future malls and future expansions/ redevelopments (as long as the majority of their design & features is already visible).
The Top Ten
1 SM Seaside City Cebu

The runner-up best mall (once completed). The iconic circular mall building set on a scenic seaside location would be one of the biggest malls in the Philippines (400,000 sq. meters).
Aside from size, it also has many feature that make it the best outside Manila:
-It has the largest roof deck garden in the Philippines (approx. 2.3 hectares).
-Has a lower level garden with a viewing tower in the middle
-recreational areas - Olympic sized Ice skating rink & Bowling Alleys
-Has an Imax theater

The first circular type of all SM Supermalls with iconic viewing tower. It has also the most strategic location because if faces the sea in one side and the mountains and Cebu skylines in the other side.

2 Festival Supermall

It is probably the most sprawling mall in the Philippines with a mall ground area of around 30 hectares & one of the biggest with a Gross Floor Area of around 310,000 sq. m after expansion. But size is not the only factor that makes it special, it also has many features that could make it an international shopping destination.
Here are the features that make Festival Supermall the best mall in he Philippines:
-First Theme mall in the Philippines.
-First mall in the Philippines with a train and rail track running through its hallway.
-The only mall in the country that has 2 indoor theme parks.
-Probably the only mall in the world with a garden & natural creek passing through it's buildings.
-It probably has the largest mall garden in the world (approx. 4 hectares) after it's expansion.

3 SM Mall of Asia

Mall of Asia? Just big not nothing this fot normal people want pick nick with family. But very rarely rich elegant they will always here. The quality of dress is normal not signature or high quality. Food is normal. Just too far and big but just Normal. Mall.

One of the largest malls in the Philippines (407,000 sq.M.). It is located at the coastal areas of manila & has also many outstanding features.
Special features:

-Has an indoor science park with planetarium

4 Greenbelt

One of the best malls in the Philippines. The shopping complex has 5 buildings. The newest building cater to the high end-luxury market while the older ones cater to the middle class.
Here are the features that make the mall the 3rd best:
-Well landscaped sprawling garden (approx. 2 hectares) with chapel, water features and sculptures.
-One of the few Philippine malls with many luxury brands

Yes the best fresh air full of tree. I like this place it's safe and comfortable. Mostly mall in part of Makati is safe. I love this place.

5 Glorietta

On of the larger malls & is located in the midst of the Philippines business capital. It also has a circular hallway lined with a great selection of shops.
Special features:
-The only mall in the Philippines connected to 3 major department stores (SM, Rustan's and Landmark)
-Probably the most accessible mall in the Philippines as it has easy access to an elevated train (MRT), the business district's main thoroughfare (Ayala Ave. ) & the busiest road in the country (EDSA)
-Would have a vast roofdeck garden surrounded by shops and tall buildings (after redevelopment)
-Would have probably the longest mall atrium in the Philippines stretching from one end of the mall to the other (after full redevelopment. )
-Has a ground level garden next to a major avenue & surrounded by buildings.
-Has a grand entry lobby with a 3 story high ceiling and indoor waterfall.

6 SM City North EDSA

One of the largest malls in the Philippines (approx. 482,000 sq. M). The sprawling mall complex has several buildings that also has varied design & color themes.
Special features:
-Has a vast second level garden (approx. 1.5 hectares) at the mall facade.
-has a bowling center
-Has an Imax Theater
-Has the largest and only 2 level digital store section among Philippine Malls (Cyberzone).
-Has probably the largest furniture/hardware shops section among Philippine Malls (Interior Zone).

7 SM City Iloilo

This mall is the best for it is located at the heart of the Philippines, wide parking lots,huge stores and the tenants in this mall is so welcoming.

Most convinient mall outside metro manila. Enough parking space and strategically located in the center of the city.

This mall is the best mall for it's so beautiful and organize.

8 SM City Baguio

The only SM mall in the Philippines that does not use air conditioning. Watch out for the new expansion. It will showcase green architecture.

9 SM Aura Premier

A compact mall with many amenities & nice design concepts.
Special features:
-Has a vast roofdeck garden overlooking the city. Garden has a chapel, indoor performance hall, plants, water features and shops.
-Has an convention center (SMX).
-Has an IMAX theater

High end and premier store
. Wow

10 Alabang Town Center

A sprawling shopping complex with a laid-back Spanish town ambiance. Great selection of shops and has varied designs of store fronts.
Special features:
-Central courtyard with plants and water features.
-Tall and spacious entry courtyards, lined with shops, plants and water features.
-Has an Indoor laser shooting amusement center

For me alabang town center should be on the top of the list.

The Contenders
11 Shangri-la Plaza

This mall now not safe at all. One time I went there. Was shock while I'm eating. One poor old lady seat in Mt front asking money. Since that didn't went there a lots of squater going there. Before yes safe but now can't control by security. I feel not comfortable that time.

It has classy interiors and wide selection of tenants.
Special features:
-Large central atrium with the longest mall escalator in the Philippines.
-One of the few Philippine malls with many luxury brands

12 Island City Mall Bohol
13 SM City Cebu

This mall should be included in the list because it is the first biggest SM mall outside of Metro Manila before SM Seaside City. And there's a plan again to expand the mall that includes BPO office towers, modernized parking building and mall upgrading.

14 Ayala Center Cebu

A mall with a varied facade design. It also has many landscaped features and good mix of tenants.
Special features:
-It has a 1 hectare ground level mall garden surrounded by shops/ restaurants, plants and water features.
-It has a small roof deck park with plants, water features and shops.
-Has two major department stores (Metro Gaisano & Rustan's).

This mall will be surrounded by iconic towers in the future. The best feature of this mall that makes it iconic is "The Terraces", a beautifully landscaped garden surrounded by shops and restaurants.

15 SM Lanang Davao city

Very huge and fantastic mall.
It features:
A dancing fountain court, a view deck with many mini fountains, large parking area and a wide open space inside.
And it's the most biggest mall in Mindanao

16 Robinsons Galleria Cebu

I love the design of the mall. I think this mall has the best designed parking area all over the Philippines. The basement of the mall is very cozy.

A very nice mall in Cebu. I like this mall after Ayala center Cebu. My nephews and nieces prefer to hangout in this mall though.

The design of this mall is perfect. Very clean and well organize.

17 SM City Pampanga
18 SM Southmall Las Pinas City

This mall is perfect its because of many different shops and aside from that it's a wonderful place/hangouts in Las PiƱas.

19 Robinsons Magnolia

This Mall is perfect for all because this mall contains different shops like H&M UNI QLO and Aeropostale and its convenient because Robinsons Land Magnolia Residence is just a walk away.

20 SM City Consolacion
21 Gaisano Mall of Davao

The Peak is so very beautiful. Its looks like you are in Nevada.

22 Market! Market!
23 SM City General Santos

It is the largest mall in General Santos City. It has department store, supermarket, 2 trade hall center, parking building,cinema,toy kingdom, ace hardware and also fountain court.

24 Abreeza Mall Davao City
25 SM City Davao
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