12 Popular Apartment for Staycation in West Jakarta

Too busy working and no time for vacation to other city? Some people choose staycation in hotel or rent an apartment in strategic location. For  family, renting apartment for staycation is the best choice because you will get more space. Not just that, you will also get a small kitchen to cook supper.

West Jakarta is one of the favourite place for staycation because there are so many tourism site here. Check out these list of popular apartments for staycation in West Jakarta!

Mediterania Garden Residence 1

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Popular known as Mediterania 1, this apartment has a large swimming pool with laguna style. If you love swimming, you will enjoy this pool. Beside that, Mediterania 1 is located inside Podomoro City Superblock near Central Park Mall and Neo SOHO Mall, two favourite shopping malls in West Jakarta.

Royal Mediterania Garden

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Although the swimming pool in Royal Mediterania is not using laguna style like Mediterania 1, it still large enough  with viewing deck. Royal Mediterania Garden is also located inside Podomoro City Superblock and it’s only walking distance to Central Park Mall and Neo SOHO Mall. If you are looking for some culinary hunting, Tanjung Duren and Greenville will provide you with many cafes and restaurants.

Central Park Apartment

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Want to try staycation in premium apartment? Try Central Park Apartement! Located at the top of Central Park Mall, this apartment is connected to APL Office Tower. Central Park Apartment has a premium facilities like swimming pool, fitness center, tennis court, basketball court, tennis court, and many more.

Westmark Apartment

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This apartment is located right in front of Taman Anggrek Mall, so you can just walk to visit the shopping mall. Not just Taman Anggrek Mall, Central Park Mall and Neo SOHO Mall are only walking distance from this apartment. Westmark also has an outdoor sky lounge at 15th floor. You can use this lounge for working or relaxing with your friends or family.

Taman Anggrek Condominium

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As a condominium apartment, you will find a spacious unit in Taman Anggrek Condominium. This apartment has a direct connection to Taman Anggrek Mall with a complete facilities, as well as swimming pool, fitness center, children playground, basketball court, and many more. If you want to visit Taman Anggrek Mall, don’t forget to try the ice skating rink too!

St. Moritz Apartment

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This apartment is located at the top of Lippo Mall Puri, and also one of premium apartment in West Jakarta. If you choose St. Moritz for staycation, do enjoy large swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis court, basketball court, BBQ area, fitness center, and many more. Don’t forget Lippo Mall Puri and Puri Indah Mall near there, you will find cinema, restaurants, fashion tenants, and many more.

Seasons City Apartment

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This apartment is located in Grogol, West Jakarta. Seasons City Apartment is connected to Seasons City Mall, so you can find many entertainment or shopping there. If you have kids, take them to Fun Season, the edutainment area for kids. In Fun Season, you will find mini roller coaster and ferris wheel. Not just Fun Season, you can also find salon, cafe, restaurants, fitness center, cinema, and grand ballroom in this shopping mall.

Sky Terrace Apartment

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Just like its name, this apartment has a sky lounge for each tower. You can use this lounge for sitting and enjoy the scenery with your family or friends. Love swimming? Don’t forget to try the laguna style swimming pool! Sky Terrace is located in Daan Mogot Baru, only walking distance to Daan Mogot Mall and The Bale culinary center.

Veranda Residence

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Veranda is located in Superblock Puri Indah and surrounded by many cafes and restaurants. You can easily go to Lippo Mall Puri, Puri Indah Mall, Jakarta Inner Ring Road, and Jakarta Outer Ring Road from this apartment. Veranda provides a complete facilities such as swimming pool, fitness center, children playground, library, rooftop garden, and many more.

Belmont Residence

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Eager for some culinary hunting? Try staycation at Belmont Residence! This apartment is located near OTW Food Street, Jawara Food Court, and many more cafés and restaurants around this area. Not just surrounded by food, this apartment also has a complete facilities like swimming pool, jogging track, fitness center, children playground, and many more.

Hayam Wuruk Apartment

Located at Hayam Wuruk mainroad, this apartment is really close to Jakarta Old Town (also known as Kota Tua Jakarta). In Jakarta Old Town, you can visit many museums, food hunting, or take as many photos as you like with those old buildings. If you want to visit shopping mall, you can try to visit Gajah Mada Plaza or Mangga Dua shopping center. In Mangga Dua, you will find anything you want, fashion, electronics, and many more.

City Park Apartment

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This apartment is located near Taman Palem Mall and City Park Business District. If you are looking for nature tourism, you can visit Angke Kapuk Mangrove Forest. This city forest is also known as wildlife sanctuary and features numerous mangrove trees, as well as monkeys and a variety of birds. Angke Kapuk is also a favourite place for pre wedding photoshoot, so don’t forget to take as many photos as you like there!

So, which apartment you will choose for your staycation?


5 Shopping Malls Around Royal Mediterania Garden

Many people prefer shopping mall for hangout destination in weekend.  No wonder shopping malls provide anything for visitors. Movie? Supermarket? Food and beverages? Fashion? You will find those in shopping mall too!

In West Jakarta, you will find many shopping malls. Here are the list of shopping malls around Royal Mediterania Garden Residence.



Neo SOHO Mall

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Neo SOHO Mall is the new shopping mall near Royal Mediterania Garden. Located inside Podomoro City Superblock and owned by Agung Podomoro Group. Neo SOHO Mall has 9 floors with concept store within a store.

Neo SOHO mall has 22 hectare area and has been operating since 2016. You can find Jakarta Aquarium, a marine suit aquarium which has become a favourite destination for family with kids. Jakarta Aquarium also has Pingoo Restaurant, a unique concept restaurants where you can dine and meet penguins.

The other favourite destination in Neo SOHO Mall is Eco SkyWalk, a connecting bridge from Neo SOHO to Central Park Mall. Eco SkyWalk has a beautiful design with colorful lamp at night and has become an iconic place to take photo. Alternatively, you can also visit Central Department Store, the department store from Thailand. In Central, you can find make up, home equipments, fashion items, and many more.


Taman Anggrek Mall

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Taman Anggrek Mall, also known as TA, is built since 1996 and developed by PT Mulia Intipelangi. The mall has 7 floors at 36 hectare area.

The highlight in Taman Anggrek Mall is Sky Rink Jakarta, the largest sky rink in Southeast Asia. This shopping mall also has more than 400 local and international tenants. You can find everything you need in Taman Anggrek Mall!


Central Park Mall

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Central Park has an outdoor area named Tribeca Park with free wifi, a perfect place for hangout and get coffee. Occasionally, you will find live music or even watch soccer match together in Tribeca. Tribeca Park is also pet friendly so you can take your pet here.

Located inside Podomoro City Superblock, Central Park Mall is a mixed-use complex including a shopping mall, office towers, apartments, and  hotel covering an area of 65.5 hectare. People say that Central Park Mall is the most complete and most favourite shopping mall in Jakarta thanks to the hundreds of premium tenants.


Seasons City Mall

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Seasons City Mall is located at Jl Prof. DR. Latumenten, West Jakarta with concept of one stop shopping mall. Seasons City has 5 floors for trade mall. In this zone, you will find many stalls selling gold, fashion, gadget, electronics, and many more.

Not just that, you can also find salon, cafe, restaurants, fitness center, cinema, and grand ballroom. The highlight of Seasons City is its Fun Season, the edutainment area for family with kids. In Fun Season, you will find mini roller coaster and ferris wheel. Fun Season is decorated by the concept of four seasons, summer, autumn, winter, and spring.


Ciputra Mall

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Ciputra Mall, also known as Citraland, is owned by Ciputra Group and connected directly to Ciputra Hotel. Ciputra Mall started its operation in 1993 and located at Grogol near Tarumanagara University, Trisakti University, and Kristen Krida Wacana University (Ukrida), so you will find many college students here.

Located at 4.1 hectare area, you will find many cafe and restaurants in Ciputra Mall. The food court is named Food Library and it has unique interior like in the library. Every floors in Ciputra Mall are connected, you can walk around circling the mall from bottom to top continuously without needing of elevator/lift. The floors are like a screw that sloping upward to the next floor continuously.

The dynamic life in the city is sometimes making people tired and in need of refreshing. Shopping malls is the easiest option for weekend destination. In conclusion, Jakarta has so many shopping malls in strategic location for your weekend destination. Enjoy Jakarta!



10 Places You Must Visit in West Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and have five administrative cities. One of them is West Jakarta, which is bounded with Banten Regency. In Jakarta, you can find many entertainment, like shopping malls, culinary center, or historical tour. If you are confused about what you must do in West Jakarta, check out this list!



Jakarta Old Town

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Jakarta Old Town, also known as Kota Tua, is the headquarters of VOC government a long time ago. Jakarta Old Town is a favourite destination during weekend for most Jakarta resident or foreign tourist. You can take as many photos you like with those old buildings, visiting the museum, food hunting, or just walking and enjoy the vibrancy.

In Jakarta Old Town, you will find a few museums like Fatahillah Museum with underground dungeon, Bank Indonesia Museum with modern style and their collection of Indonesian money from time to time, Wayang Museum which has 4000 wayang puppetry collection, Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics where you can find paintings and ceramics from many countries, and many banking equipment from the past in Bank Mandiri Museum. The museums in Jakarta Old Town is located in old Dutch building, so it has become a favourite place for pre-wedding photo shoot.


Textile Museum

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In Textile Museum, you can find many collections of various Indonesian textiles. Not just that, you can also try short course to make batik in this museum. Located in Jl Aipda K.S. Tubun No. 4, Textile Museum is located in an old building which was built in the 19th century and have a large yard. If you are interested with batik, Textile Museum is a perfect place for you to try how to make it.


Glodok Chinatown

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Jakarta Chinatown is located in Glodok. Here, you will find hanging red paper lanterns, Chinese herbal medicine, and this place is also a perfect place for culinary hunting. If you love coffee, try Tak Kie Iced Coffee, this little coffee shop is established since1927. You can also find other Chinese foods around Tak Kie. The favourite place in Glodok is Bakso Adam, many people carving and queue for this meatballs. Make sure you come early for Bakso Adam because usually it will be sold out only 2 hours after they open!


Central Park Mall

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This famous shopping mall is located inside Podomoro City Superblock. Central Park Mall is very crowded during weekend because many people come here for family weekend or hangout with friends. The advantages of Central Park Mall is their Tribeca Park, a 1.5 hectare outdoor park where you can bring your pet or just sitting and enjoy the fresh air. Central Park Mall also have cinema, karaoke room, and many famous tenants.

Not just an outdoor park, Tribeca Park have an open stage and dancing water fountain. In big event like new year eve, Central Park Mall usually held music concert in the open stage.


Jakarta Aquarium

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Jakarta Aquarium is a marine suit aquarium located inside Neo SOHO Mall, a small shopping mall located right in front of Central Park Mall and also inside Podomoro City Superblock. You can say that Neo SOHO is a child of Central Park Mall and there is Eco SkyWalk from Central Park to Neo SOHO. Jakarta Aquarium is a perfect place for family weekend with kids. Your kids can see and learn about sea fish here. In Jakarta Aquarium, you can dive in a giant fish tank, sea-trekking, and watch an undersea performance.

Jakarta Aquarium also has Pingoo Restaurant, an unique concept restaurants where you can dine and meet penguins. They also offers penguin feeding experience if you want to try it. Jakarta Aquarium and Pingoo Restaurant is owned by Taman Safari Indonesia, the largest safari park in Indonesia.


Sky Rink Jakarta

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Beside Central Park Mall, there is Taman Anggrek Mall. This mall has the largest sky rink ini Southeast Asia. The area is up to 1,248 square meters. In Sky Rink Jakarta, you can play ice skating with your friends or take skating course with professional trainer. Do you want to be a professional ice skater?


Tanjung Duren Culinary Center

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Located near Podomoro City Superblock, you will find Tanjung Duren area. This area is famous for its culinary center. You can find Chinese food, Indonesian food, Japanese food, coffee shop, and many more delicious food in Tanjung Duren. Tanjung Duren is also connected with Greenville, another culinary area for you to choose.


Cattleya Park

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Jakarta has too many buildings, sometimes people need open green space to relax and enjoy the fresh air. Located Very close to Taman Anggrek Mall, there is Cattleya Park (also known as Tomang Park). As public park, you can freely enter the park and exercise with some simple exercise machines or just jogging. This park also often used for film shooting location.


Srengseng Urban Forest

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Want a bigger open green space? Try Srengseng Urban Forest. This conservation area has 15 hectare size. Not just jogging or walking, you will also find children playground, fresh lake, open stage, food and beverages stalls, and wall-climbing facility.


ITC Roxy Mas

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Welcome to the gadget paradise! In ITC Roxy Mas, you can find many store selling smartphone, tablet, and many more at affordable price. You also can find a few official service center from Lenovo, Samsung, etc in ITC Roxy Mas.


10 Best Cafe and Restaurants Around Royal Mediterania Garden

Usually, people are looking for restaurant and cafe for weekend hangout. Luckily, Jakarta has so many restaurants and Instagrammable cafes, giving you a lot of options for your weekend.

If you reside in Royal Mediterania Garden Residence, you will be very happy because there are so many restaurants and cafes around Royal Mediterania Garden. Check out these list of recommended cafes and restaurants for your weekend!


Dunia Steak

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Located in Jl. Muwardi 1 No. 40, Grogol, Dunia Steak provides delicious western food  with affordable price. You can also find non smoking room, smoking area, outdoor area, spacious parking area, and VIP room here.

It opens from 12PM until 12AM. They serve various steak such as chicken steak, tuna steak, kakap steak, sirloin steak, and tenderloin steak.


Waroeng SS (Special Sambal)

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If you love spicy food, chance are you will love this restaurant too. Located in Jl. Tj. Duren Utara 4, you will find various sambal here. The food and sambal are served with small portion so you can try many varieties of sambal.

The operation hours is 11AM until 10PM. Waroeng SS is also a popular place for family or community gathering.


Strawberry Cafe

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Located in Jl. Tanjung Duren Raya No. 10, there is Strawberry Cafe. This cafe has a unique concept, they provide many board games to play with your friends and family. You can also try their food and beverages like cappuccino nutella, cordon blue french fries, grilled spaghetti, etc.

The opening hours is from 12PM until 12AM. They also have spacious parking and two floors for dining area.



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If you love Japanese food, come and visit Pare’gu at Kedoya Centre Blok A1 No. 2 – 3, Jl. Raya Perjuangan. They open from 11.30AM until 10PM.

at Pare’gu, you can find halal grilled food with all you can eat concept without time limit. Their favourite menu are grilled ribs, beef yakiniku, and shabu-shabu. Pare’gu also have free wifi, parking area, smoking area, and VIP room. If you’re interested with Pare’gu, make sure to book a reservation as this restaurant is always crowded.


Coteca Cafe

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Coteca Cafe is located Jl. Kebon Jeruk Raya No. 2 near Binus University. The operation hours is from 11AM until 12AM.

In this cafe, you can enjoy some coffee, tea, or other beverages and snacks. Coteca also provides free wifi, board games, air conditioner, parking area, live sports broadcast, and halal food. As a cafe located near university, the menu is guaranteed affordable. Very suitable for college students to do their assignments.


Hog’s Breath Cafe

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Hog’s Breath Cafe is located in Tribeca Park, Central Park Mall and it’s only  walking distance from Royal Mediterania Residence. If you come to Hog’s Breath, you will find various menu of ribs.

This cafe also provides private dining area, smoking room, free wifi, and live entertainment. Dining area is located right beside the Tribeca Park, you can enjoy your food while looking the fresh garden or people walking.


Pingoo Restaurant

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Pingoo Restaurant is located beside Jakarta Aquarium in Neo SOHO Mall. Pingoo has a unique concept restaurant where you can dine and meet penguins at the same time. The entrance fee is free, but you must spend at least IDR 300k/table. They also offers penguin feeding experience for IDR 50k. Jakarta Aquarium and Pingoo Restaurant is owned by Taman Safari Indonesia, the largest safari park in Indonesia.


PHX Grogol

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PHX is a franchise food court with unique concept, they use container to construct food court area. PHX Grogol is located at Jl Dr. Susilo Raya No.342, the operation hours is 10AM until 11PM.

As a food court, you will find various menu here. There are some popular tenant, like Burgushi (fusion of burger and sushi), Jikasei (the delicious and affordable sushi), Eatlah (salted egg specialist), Ngook (Bangka grilled pork), and many more.


GigaBites Cyber Cafe & Eatery

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Are you a gamer? If yes is your answer, then you must visit GigaBites! The ground floor in this cafe is dining area and the first floor is cyber cafe. As a cafe which is located near universities (Tarumanagara, Ukrida, and Trisakti), the price is very much affordable. In GigaBites, there are breakfast package from 4-11AM and lunch package from 10AM – 2PM.

Want to spend your night for gaming with your friends? GigaBites opens 24 hours and provides a special package for night gamer. Every PC in GigaBites use gaming specification, so you can enjoy your favourite games here.


Saung Greenville

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Craving for seafood? Try blackpepper crab in Saung Greenville! The black pepper crab is their favourite menu and of course they also have others fresh seafood like squid, shrimps, grilled fish, and many more.

Located in Jl. Green Ville No. 12A, the operation hour is from 9AM until 11PM. This place has already opened for more than 10 years and have four branches across Jakarta.