Gingerbread House: Sweet and fun escapade with kids

photo credit to Gingerbread house Ph

Sweet adventure at Gingerbread house

Dreaming of a candy land adventure? Ever wanted a sweet escapade out of the city?

Before Valentine seasons end, my husband and I planned a day tour with the whole family on a colorful and oh so sweet candy place called Ginger Bread House.

Gingerbread house is located on a hidden village of Amadeo Cavite, somewhat forest-like location. You’ll appreciate this place if you want a moment to escape from the city rush.

We got the idea that the kids might enjoy the place with my sister. She with her husband and kid was able to visit the gingerbread house during their weekend motorbike ride.

As expected, we’re amazed by the colorful sweet candy treat images painted around the entrance gate and almost around the area.

So here’s our tour begin. Imagine you and your kids join us on this day tour.

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What to expect

After paying for an entrance fee, we’ll pass on a trail full of big candy cane and lollipop images. At the end of the trail, we’ll be welcomed by a wishing well (hey, don’t forget to toss a coin and make a wish).

What will capture your attention here is figuratively the big gingerbread house painted with loads of sweet candy treats, lollipop and sugar coat.

In the center of the house is a café, where they serve a different variety of pastries, hot and cold drinks, and other snacks.

At the right side of the cafe is a candy buffet with lots of sweets to choose from. Kids will definitely tempt to buy these goodies (who wouldn’t).

While on the left side of the cafe was a huge huggable teddy bear. My son could barely carry the excitement he has as he jumped over the big bear, a happiness worth of shot indeed.

how to get to gingerbread house

They have this fish spa area. Where you can dip your feet on the mini pool and let the small little fish massage your feet (actually they eat those dead skin on your feet). My mother in law really enjoys this spot.

You and the kids, of course, will also enjoy the scenery outside the gingerbread house. A lot of colorful little candy houses scattered around the area.

My son had enjoyed running around, playing with the swings, slides and go inside and out of the mini candy-colored little houses.

In addition, they also have this mini museum which of my favorite. Inside the museum is a village of miniature gingerbread houses and mini candy trains. It’s dim lighted with cutout stars hanging above. You’ll feel like you’re little kid riding the trains and gazing those stars.

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Other highlights within the gingerbread house are:

  • Mini play place – a small pavilion with a fun activity for kids such as trampoline and electric rides (unfortunately it’s not functioning during the time we got there.)
  • Food carts – Kids will definitely get hungry roaming around, good to know that they have an on the go foods like hotdogs, popcorn and fruit shakes.
  • Gingerbread package – decorate your own gingerbread house for Php350 per kit and a gingerbread cookie for Php200.
  • Gift Shop – A small boutique located in front of the exit door of the gingerbread house, you can shop for some memorabilia and other candy-like gift items to resemble your sweet memory here.
  • Photo booth frame – it’s all around the area from small to large size (bet you’ll pose on one of those if you’re on Instagram).

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Gingerbread house location:

Brgy Palumlum, Alfonso, Cavite


How to get to gingerbread house:

With car – waze or google map is the best app to depend on (this applies with us).

Commute – From Manila, ride a bus bound to Nasugbo Batangas, stop point at barangay Upli. Ride a tricycle and tell the driver to bring you to Gingerbread house (source:


Things to take note:

  • The place is open from Monday to Sunday (8:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
  • Entrance fee is Php50 per person
  • Kids below 2 feet are free from the entrance fee
  • Make sure to bring water for kids (to get them hydrated after playing)


Final Thoughts

To sum up, Gingerbread house or GBH is a place where you can unleash the child in you. With its colorful and endearing decoration, kids will enjoy the place. Therefore, this place is recommended not only for a child and youngster but also for adults with a young heart. Satisfy your sweet tooth.


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  • Sherry

    This looks so fun! I’m not sure who would love it more… my kids or me!

    February 26, 2019 at 9:11 am Reply

    This looks so fun! Such a good idea for whoever built this house! My kids would love this place!

    February 26, 2019 at 10:04 pm Reply
    • Pheng

      Hi Maria, I was amazed too seeing this big gingerbread house. Kids and kids at heart will definitely enjoy the place.

      February 26, 2019 at 10:31 pm Reply
      • Elizabeth

        That looks like a reaply fun time. What a wonderful place for children…making their candy dreams come true.

        February 27, 2019 at 11:01 pm Reply
  • latasha

    When I opened this article I thought that it was about making gingerbread houses but when I really took a look at the picture I was amazed…that’s a REAL HOUSE! WOW! lol, it looks like a lot of fun for people of all ages actually.

    February 26, 2019 at 10:07 pm Reply
    • Pheng

      Hi Latasha, yes it’s a real gingerbread house. Surely everyone will enjoy!

      February 26, 2019 at 10:29 pm Reply
  • Sarah Schauer

    That looks like so much fun!! My kids would love to wonder and take in all those amazon colors and sights.

    Thank you for sharing!

    February 26, 2019 at 10:16 pm Reply
    • Pheng

      Glad you’ve enjoyed reading my post. Thank you.

      February 26, 2019 at 10:42 pm Reply
  • Stephanie

    Oh, how fun!

    February 26, 2019 at 11:07 pm Reply
  • Maia

    This sounds so cute!

    February 26, 2019 at 11:24 pm Reply
  • Jessica

    This looks like the coolest place! I want to go.

    February 26, 2019 at 11:38 pm Reply
    • Pheng

      Hi Jessica, definitely! visit and unleash the child in you ♥

      February 26, 2019 at 11:44 pm Reply
  • Kat Depner

    OMG, I want to eat everything you just showed us! What a clever and inventive place to take little ones!

    February 27, 2019 at 1:26 am Reply
  • Supriya

    This seems to be a great escape.

    February 27, 2019 at 2:24 am Reply
  • Tori

    Wow! This looks so fun!

    February 27, 2019 at 5:00 am Reply
  • Lydia Knox

    This sounds so fun! I was expecting to read about cookies, so exciting.

    February 27, 2019 at 5:20 am Reply
  • Kath

    Looks really fun! I’ll enjoy this place myself. 😂

    February 27, 2019 at 6:06 pm Reply
  • Shelby

    My kids would LOVE this!! Thanks for sharing!

    February 27, 2019 at 10:57 pm Reply
  • Charlyn June Awing

    The Gingerbread House rocks. I am sure if it’s near our area, it will be a place the kids would always request to go to, lol!

    February 28, 2019 at 10:18 am Reply
  • Karla Niña Mallannao

    Been wanting to visit this p;lace for so long na. Buti I read your blog about here. Will visit this once we go back to Tagaytay!

    February 28, 2019 at 12:10 pm Reply
  • Camille

    The Gingerbread House has always been on my mind whenever we are going to south. But most of the time, it’s out of our way, so it never happened. Haha

    February 28, 2019 at 12:43 pm Reply
  • Angelica Jose

    What a way to entertain my kiddos while letting my inner child come out and play! It sure seems like a fairytale scene!

    February 28, 2019 at 9:15 pm Reply
  • Katherine

    I think I’ve read abt the Ginger House in Cavite before. My nieces/nephews would like it here! And I’d love to dig into that candy buffet ahaha

    March 1, 2019 at 3:47 am Reply
  • Kim-thislovefilledlife

    This looks like so much fun! My kids would love this.

    March 1, 2019 at 7:00 am Reply
  • Dale

    Pretty place! I want to take some IG shots there. 🙂

    March 1, 2019 at 10:46 am Reply
  • Wendy

    this looks fun! I will recommend this to my cousin. her parents in law are now living in Amadeo. They can visit the place when they go visit there.

    March 2, 2019 at 3:55 pm Reply
  • Blair villanueva

    This looks cool and bring back my childhood. Would love to dress up and visit this place.

    March 2, 2019 at 7:50 pm Reply
  • May Palacpac

    Oh, I think my SIL brought her kids to this place when she was here to visit from the US. Cute!

    March 3, 2019 at 8:50 am Reply
  • theresa

    I like to bring my baby there but it’s too far considering I’m from north. Maybe when the time comes.

    March 3, 2019 at 11:38 am Reply
  • Karla

    This is perfect for Instagram. My little sister will enjoy here. Malapit lang to samin hihi!

    March 4, 2019 at 10:39 am Reply
  • Lucian Hodoboc

    This looks pretty awesome! Can you believe that, by looking at the first photo, I thought it was a miniature gingerbread house make in a bakery shop? Haha! But then I looked at the other photos and I saw that it is an actual place. It must be a pretty cool tourist attraction, especially because it has a café where people can eat and enjoy the atmosphere.

    April 25, 2019 at 11:58 pm Reply
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