There’s something about water that easily calms us. Whether you’re looking out to the placid, crystal-clear seas, or taking a refreshing dip at a lake, it always feels so relaxing.

And there’s science behind this. Medical experts have proven the physical and cognitive effects of water, noting that living near nature—bodies of water in particular—can lead to improved health, well-being and productivity. Water is also said to induce a meditative state, enabling you to feel calmer and more relaxed.

This is one of the reasons why many many are drawn to lakeside communities, particularly during the pandemic. Now, more than ever, people have a renewed appreciation for such communities, owing to the wealth of benefits they can offer for one’s wellness.

At the lakeside communities of Sta. Lucia Land Inc., the man-made lakes serve as the centerpiece, offering picturesque views, as well as green open spaces and fresh air.

“We have long been in the business of building lake communities as we believe in the enormous benefits it brings to the community and the residents. There’s something about the lakes that we build that allow our residents to live a more relaxed and less stressful lifestyle,” said Sta. Lucia Land Inc. president Exequiel Robles.

“The appreciation for lakeside developments, which provide generous open spaces and access to nature, became more apparent during the pandemic. Residents wanted that extra space that allowed them to move freely without having to worry about their health. Also, having access to nature helped many maintain their mental and emotional well-being,” he added.

Here are some of Sta. Lucia’s lakeside communities that do not only offer a smart, practical investment but also help you achieve that much sought work-life balance.


Marbella Lake Residences

This is Sta. Lucia’s latest lake community development strategically located in Victoria, Laguna. As with its previous lakeside developments, Marbella Lake Residences strikes a balance between nature and modernity and affords residents unparalleled serenity and privacy.

Marbella Lake Residences makes one fully appreciate the beauty and relaxing vibe of the outdoors. As a master-planned community that features well-thought-out amenities, Marbella Lake Residences features a man-made lake and the iconic lighthouse serving as the perfect centerpiece. It also has a community clubhouse, a sports clubhouse, and a paradise island complete with a swimming pool.


The Lake at St. Charbel

The Lake at St. Charbel in Dasmariñas, Cavite offers an idyllic sanctuary within a highly-urbanized city. Set to rise within St. Charbel South Executive Village, it features a picturesque property dotted with breathtaking vistas which help bring a sense of tranquility to residents.

This Sta. Lucia lakeside development is aimed at creating a balance so you can have that much-deserved downtime to clear your mind and rejuvenate your body.


La Alegria

Another Sta. Lucia lakeside community is La Alegria, which is located in the City of Silay in Negros Occidental. This 67-ha master-planned lake residential community aims to mix history with modern-day innovations.

But what makes La Alegria unique in the province is its man-made lake called Lake Aurora, a lighthouse, and Paradise Island, which will have its own pool, gazebo, and picnic area.

This is the perfect opportunity to lead an enviable lifestyle in a beautiful lakeside community that offers the healing, rejuvenating effects of nature and water.


Editor’s Note: This article was provided by Sta. Lucia Land, Inc.

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