Have you been to JILA’s SmallVille? JILA stands for “Just Imagine Life Away from the City” and if you love flowers and scenic landscape, this stopover along Route 955 in Lanise, Claveria, Misamis Oriental is worth your visit. For inquiries, just contact 0947-642-0093.

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photo by April dela Cerna

GETTING THERE. JILA’s SmallVille is about 1.85 kilometers from Claveria View Deck and just before reaching Don Narciso Cafe. See map below.

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photo by JILA’s SmallVille

When it starts to fog, you’re definitely “away from the city” but feels like “close to heaven….”

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photo by JILA’s SmallVille
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photo by JILA’s SmallVille
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photo by JILA’s SmallVille

By the way, we’re still in a pandemic so do observe minimum health protocols.

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photo by April dela Cerna

The place isn’t crowded so it’s perfect for a couple getaway…

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photo by Anna Mae Llera

The heart shaped feature is also just in time for Valentines Day.

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photo by Anna Mae Llera

A travelling family drops by JILA’s SmallVille.

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photo by JILAs SmallVille

If you’re a plantita or plantito, you will love the flowers.

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photo by Anna Mae Llera
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photo by Clemz Nacato
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photo by Jkittie Rides
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photo by Maria Teresa Cabunoc

When it fogs, there’s no scenic view.

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photo by JILAs SmallVille

…but it’s cool ….

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photo by JILAs SmallVille

The place is also a good alternative to other stopovers like the more popular Don Narciso Cafe located just ahead.

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photo by Clemz Nacato

and for selfies…

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photo by Jordan Noyatap
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photo by Elma Salvador
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photo by Elma Salvador

By the way, they serve all day breakfast…

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photo by Jkittie Rides
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photo by Jkittie Rides

Their Drip Coffee is a must try…

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photo by Freddy Raypon

Bring your cellphone, camera, selfie stick….and enjoy the view.

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photo by Paul Labis
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photo by Paul Labis

If you’re traveling this weekend, you might want to check it out.

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