HOURS & LOCATION
The Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach is now open to the public daily — except Thursday — from 6AM-6PM.
To be clear: the beach is closed every Thursday — all day — for maintenance.
The beach is located on Manila Bay in the City of Manila, right next to the US Embassy along Roxas Boulevard.
ENTRY, FEES & REGISTRATION
The only entrance and exit to the Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach is located near the US Embassy along Roxas Boulevard.
The beach is currently and will remain FREE.
No online pre-registration is required.
SWIMMING & LIFEGUARDS
Although water quality continues to improve, at this time, swimming is prohibited.
The most current — November 2022 — ambient test results in the beach area average 1000 MPN/100 mL. A 100 MPN/100 mL test result is required for safe swimming.
Testing is done weekly by the EMB-NCR.
As many of the test results in January 2020 were approximately 10,000,000+/- MPN/100 mL, it is clear that the water cleanliness at Manila Bay Beach has and continues to dramatically and steadily improve.
For enhanced safety, lifeguards will be strategically located along the shoreline of the beach once swimming is allowed.
The beach is all-ages.
To be clear: Yes — Children of all ages are welcome at the beach.
FOOD, DRINK & SMOKING POLICY
Food, drinks — except water — and smoking are not allowed and are prohibited at/on the beach.
To be clear: water and water bottles are allowed in and on the beach.
Soda, juice, alcohol, et cetera, are not allowed.
MASK & VACCINATION POLICY
No masks are required for entry to the beach.
Vaccination is strongly encouraged by the DENR; however, vaccination cards are not mandatory for beach entry.
Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the beach.
RESTAURANTS & DINING
There are multiple restaurants and dining establishments in the immediate area.
Simply using the footbridge to cross Roxas Boulevard will offer most people enough options to satisfy simple/common tastes; however, if a wider variety is desired, Robinson’s Place Manila — and multiple other dining destinations, in every direction — is only an approximate 10-minute walk from the beach.
FISHING & WATER SPORTS
Fishing and all water sports are currently — generally — not allowed at the Dolomite Beach.
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Two solar-powered restrooms are available along the Manila Baywalk (one near the U.S. Embassy and one near the Manila Yacht Club).
Each location has 2-4 water closets, 2-3 urinals, 2-3 shower cubicles and an area for lactation and/or diaper-changing.
Please note — that as of November 2022 — these facilities are not yet operational. Porta-pottys are currently available at the Dolomite Beach for public use.
BICYCLES, MOTORCYCLES & CARS
For bicycles, there are multiple bike stands for public use located both at the beach entry and in the nearby, immediate area.
As the beach does not have a private parking area, both car and motorcycle parking is often available along the Roxas Boulevard Service Road on a first-come, first-serve basis.
There are also multiple, private parking lots (fee required) nearby in the immediate vicinity of the beach. If you don’t want to search and search, Robinson’s Place Manila is nearby and almost always has available parking.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Security and/or law enforcement are present 24-hours, every day. Guard stations will also be placed inside the facility.
Additionally, there are both solar-powered lights and CCTV along the Baywalk and beach — as a result, the area will be well-lit and monitored 24 hours each day.