Better known for its Batangas Coffee and dive sites, Batangas an ideal destination if you want quick access to the beach from Manila. If you are craving for the beach and you only have a couple of days to spare, the Batangas should be a consideration. From Anilao Batangas, the most spectacular dive sites in the Philippines are within reach.
These include Batalan, Caban Cove, Ligpo Island, Merriel's Rock, Sombrero Island and Verde Island. White sand beaches could be found in Batangas such as Calijon Falls, Gerthel Hugon, and Matabungkay Beac. Nasugbu Batangas is a popular resort area. Aside from beaches, there are also attractions inland. In Sto.
Tomas is the General Malvar Museum and Library. General Malvar is the last Filipino General to surrender to the Americans. In Tanauan is the Mabini Shrine where the national hero Apolinario Mabini was buried. He was known as the "Brains of the Katipunan".
. Some of the better preserved relics of the Spanish era could be found at the Taal Heritage Village. Attractions in the village include Leon Apacible Historical Landmark, Marcela Marino Agoncillo Museum and Monument, the Basilica of San Martin de Tours and the Church of Our Lady of Caysasay, which houses priceless relics of the colonial period. Places to Stay:. Canyon Woods Residential Resort Club Diokno Hiway, Laurel, Batangas (02)6646170 to 73 (02)5212875 Residential Units/Rooms, Club House, indoor and outdoor pool, mini-golf course, mini cinema, Club house with function rooms.
Coral Beach Club Matabungkay Beach, Lian, Batangas Cellphone Contact number - (0917)9014635. Eagle Point Resort Bagalangit, Mabini, Batangas (043)9860177 / 78 Air-conditioned Cottages, restaurant and bar, pools, aqua sports, conference facilities, bird sanctuary. Lago de Oro Beach Club Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas Cellphone: (0917)9300052 . .