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Where to go in Tanay, Rizal: StoryGround by TMC (The Mailbox Coffee)


StoryGround by TMC  or The Mailbox Coffee Tanay Rizal

If you're looking for an overlooking coffee shop in Tanay Rizal, then you must visit StoryGround by TMC | The Mailbox Coffee. This letter/mailbox-themed campsite is perfect for couples, solo adventurers, travelers, and special occasions. It's a great place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of city life and reconnect with nature. With amazing scenery surrounded by lush greenery and breathtaking views of Sierra Madre, Laguna de Bay, and Talim Island, you'll definitely feel one with nature.

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At StoryGround by TMC | The Mailbox Coffee, visitors are encouraged to enjoy, reflect, and connect with nature. The campsite is powered by solar lights only, so be sure to fully charge your devices and bring power banks. There is low to zero signal for Globe and strong signal for Smart users, but there's no wifi, so you can fully immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. 

For fur parents like me, rejoice! You may add StoryGround by TMC| The Mailbox Coffee for pet-friendly coffee shops in Tanay, Rizal. StoryGround by TMC| The Mailbox Coffee welcomes small to medium dogs and cats. Make sure they are wearing diaper, fully-vaccinated and well-behaved. 

For those who opt for camping, there is common bathroom with outdoor dining area.  Reservation is a must specially during peak season like summer.  This accommodation slash cafe in Tanay, Rizal offers free parking.

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One of the best things about StoryGround by TMC | The Mailbox Coffee is the vintage post office collections. You'll see a mailbox, typewriter, postal scale, locker, postage stamps, and more. They also have plenty of books to keep you entertained. And, if you want to write a letter to your future self, loved ones, or even a stranger, you can do that here too! The campsite offers letter writing to self, loved ones, or a stranger, letter stamping, letter in a bottle, book reading, and even a bonfire. 

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A newly launched activity is letter burning. You can write your frustrations or heartaches and burn it! The ashes will be put into a small canister. It's a great way to let go of negative emotions and start fresh. 

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What to eat in StoryGround by TMC (The Mailbox Coffee)
We tried The Mailbox Meal, Danggit, Drip Coffee (Benguet), Coffee (Regular & Special), and Letter to Juliet Tea (Special). The tea comes in flavors like Chamomile, Hibiscus, Blue Butterfly, and Tarragon with Fresh Peppermint. You can also freely bring outside foods and drinks except for liquor. 

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How much to stay overnight in StoryGround by TMC (The Mailbox Coffee) 
Overnight stays is good for 2-3 pax. You can choose from Tree Terraza, Terraza 2, TMC Terraza, or Tent Pitching. The rates are inclusive of coffee. For a day tour, the entrance fee is ₱100, while for an overnight stay, the entrance fee is ₱200. Note that early check-in and late check out can be requested subject to availability/approval. 

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How to go to StoryGround by TMC | The Mailbox Coffee
If you have a private car, you can pin it on Waze or use the address. If you're commuting, you can take a jeepney from Cubao Farmers going to Cogeo and then take another jeepney bound to Sampaloc/Tanay and drop at Cuyambay crossing in front of Pico De Pino resto. From there, you can ride a tricycle and ask the driver to drop you at The Mailbox Coffee. The travel time will take about 3-5 minutes. 

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More suggestions about where to eat in Tanay, Rizal
Palpitate Coffee Tanay, Ivan's Place, Kamala Cafe, Kaulayaw Cuyambay, Mamita's Coffeepot, Midoriyama and  Pico de Pino Cafe & Restaurant.

StoryGround by TMC| The Mailbox Coffee contact number: 0928-888-55-66
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Thank you to Misato Jotie Tolentino of A Wanderful Life for giving me permission to share her experience from her visit to StoryGround by TMC | The Mailbox Coffee. To follow her Facebook Fan Page, click HERE.


  1. Awww, thank you Sera. Super cute ng journal mo ha. Very artsy. Ako naman I rarely do journal but it is normally just writing my heart out using a ballpen.

  2. Hi how far is this place from Alabang? Thanks