The Best Lifestyle Spots in Cebu I.T. Park

In and around Avida Towers Riala in Cebu I.T. Park, you will find all you need to live a healthy, balanced life. By Verne Ahyong

A weekly food market located in Cebu I.T. Park

Imagine living in a condominium where everything is a short walk or bike ride away. Living in a mixed-use estate, such as Cebu I.T. Park, where everything is near has become a popular lifestyle choice as more people are trying to beat the traffic situation in highly urbanized cities all over the country–even parking is now an issue. Skipping the traffic during your daily commute means more me-time and family time. Living in Avida Towers Riala—located in Cebu I.T. Park—you can find all you need for a healthy, balanced life nearby.

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One of the work areas in ASpace Cebu

Work and Play

Working and living in Cebu I.T. Park means a quick walk or bike ride to the office. Get your mornings back and spend it on things that matter, like having a warm breakfast with your loved ones, or going for a short swim in the condominium pool.

If you’re a freelancer, dozens of large and independent coffee shops near Avida Towers Riala will spoil you for choice. These include The Civet Coffee Roasters and your ubiquitous Starbucks and Krispy Kreme.

Once you’re done with your coffee break, you can head over to work. Located at the nearby Crossroads mall is ASPACE Cebu, one of the most popular co-working hubs in the city. Enjoy all the amenities of a professional office space, including fast Internet connection, reliable printing services, and a well-stocked pantry. Plus, get to meet fellow freelancers from all walks of life.

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Diners in Sugbo Mercado food market

Dining and Nightlife

Day in and day out, many brave the city traffic to enjoy the dining and nightlife hotspots in Cebu I.T. Park; just a hop and skip away from your place!

Right across the street from Avida Towers Riala is the Garden Bloc, home to Sugbo Mercado, the biggest weekly food market in Cebu City. Open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, people flock to the night market for its delectable selection of food and drinks, plus the occasional live music.

A short stroll from the Garden Bloc is The Walk, a commercial promenade home to popular restaurants and bars including ZubuchonMooon Café, and Casa Verde. There is also Music One Family KTV, a popular karaoke place open 24 hours a day—perfect after a long day, or night, of work. The newest addition to the area is the Louvre-inspired restaurant The Pyramid, where you can enjoy live music on some nights.

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At an Aerial Silks class in Pole Sphinx Cebu (Photo from Pole Sphinx Cebu’s Facebook page)

Health and Wellness

There are choices, too, for those looking to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle in and around Avida Towers Riala. The condominium itself has over 5,000 square-meters of green and open space, including a meditation area and private garden where you can relax and unwind.

CITIGYM, located at the nearby Waterfront Hotel, is perfect for gym buffs, who will enjoy its modern fitness equipment and wide selection of group classes. Along the same street is Metro Sports Cebu, which has its own gym, in addition to professional-grade badminton courts you can rent on an hourly basis.

If you are eager to try something new, Cebu I.T. Park has plenty others to offer—yoga classes at Love Yoga World, martial arts classes at Muay Thai Cebu, and pole dancing and aerial arts classes at Pole Sphinx Cebu. Who knows? You might discover a new way to keep fit, and make new friends.

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Shopping at Cebu I.t. park

Shopping and Recreation

Weekends are the best time to drop by Ayala Center Cebu, and spend some quality time with family and friends. You can watch a movie, enjoy a sumptuous meal, and take care of your shopping needs—from groceries to gadgets, medications to home and office supplies.

If you prefer to stay in during your rest day, though, concierge services like Honest Bee and Food Panda are great alternatives to eating out. Use a phone app to order from supermarkets, restaurants, and pharmacies, pay using your credit card, and have your purchases delivered straight to your doorstep.

Soon, Ayala will be opening a new mall inside Cebu I.T. Park, just around the block from Avida Towers Riala. Central Bloc will feature 43,000 square meters of mall space, which will include a supermarket and around 500 retail stores. Aside from the mall, the complex will house two new BPO buildings and a Seda Hotel. Once that is complete, everything you need will literally be just a few steps away from home, making living and working in Cebu I.T. Park truly relaxing and convenient for you.

Do you even need more reasons to live at Avida Towers Riala? With the launch of its 4th tower, there are more units to choose from, more opportunities for you to live in Cebu I.T. Park.

You can visit Avida Towers Riala at Jose Maria Del Mar St., Brgy. Apas, Cebu I.T. Park, Lahug, Cebu City.