Icon Plaza - LOCATION
Having the ICON PLAZA’s location at the corner between 25th Street and 6th Avenue in the central portion of BGC is such a treat. Within as short walk away – you can easily reach The Fort Strip and the Bonifacio High Street where all the fun takes place. This is also the spot where some of the biggest and best offices/ companies are located – for instance, some insurance and finance and management companies.
Some of the best dining options are near this place like the Unit 27 Apartment Bar Cafe, the Mercato Centrale, Oudon, Tipple Slaw and Pablo’s Restaurant. There is McDonald’s and Wildflour Café and Bakery, too, nearby. You can choose what food to eat among the many choices within the area. Isn’t that great, especially for the foodies?
For your shopping indulgences, relax and chill out. There are a number of shopping destinations for you. Of course, the nearest will be the Fort Strip where you can buy stuff to your heart’s content. There’s Bonifacio High Street Central where you can have the latest in fashion trends – be it in clothes, shoes, sportswear, and the like. You can choose whatever you want – it’s a shopper’s paradise. Another option is to go to the Marketplace, S & R Membership Shopping and the Central Square, which are also great shopping points. If you need more items – perhaps you can visit SM Aura, the Venice Canal Mall, Market!Market! And Uptown Mall, all within BGC area, too. as well as hop on to the other city, Makati for more fun times in shopping. You can drop by the Glorietta, SM Makati, Powerplant Mall and Rustans Makati. Definitely, when you’re here – you will not be wanting in looking for good shopping places as they’re all here – just waiting for you!
Parents treat education as their priority for their children. If you are right here in BGC, there are a lot of good, reputable and international schools like International School Manila, The Beacon International School, The EVEREST Academy, The British School Manila, Japanese International School, Korean International School and the Chinese School. Or you may want some specialty schools like the Enderun Colleges or maybe Treston International College. Or you may opt to go to Makati, a few minutes drive away and go to Don Bosco, Assumption College, Colegio de Sta. Rosa and Colegio de San Agustin. For graduate schools – there is AIM in Makati’s CBD, ATENEO Professional Schools in Rockwell, Makati and De La Salle’s Graduate School of Business and Economics at RCBC Plaza.
For your medical and emergency needs, the St. Luke’s Global is just a few meters away. You need not worry about not getting good hospital care as it is just near you. Or you may opt to go nearby at Makati Medical Center, too. It’s your choice. Aside from the hospitals, there are small specialty clinics like for skin, eyes, and the like that you can find all over BGC.
Lastly, if you’re travelling from this area – certainly there is less traffic going to and from the airports, whether local or international. You will be pleased to know that your travels will be stress-free as you will not think of the long travel time and traffic woes you have to endure.