One of the most visited tourist spots in Southern Luzon is only a few kilometers away from the hustle and bustle of the cities in Metro Manila. It is also popular for people who love to spend their time on a beach, climb a mountain, or go island hopping. The province of Batangas will definitely give you the best getaway experience you could ever imagine.

Dive resorts in Batangas are also one of the spots that most of the people come for in this wonderful place. If you want to know more about these activities and where to find them, continue reading this blog and discover new adventures that lie ahead for you.

Mountain Climbing

Whether you are a first-timer or a seasoned climber, Batangas is the perfect venue for climbing mountains because of its various peaks located in areas such as in Barangay Ligaya, Mabini, Batangas. In this area, you can hike at Mt. Gulugod Baboy and it is absolutely free of charge! Aside from hiking, you also get to enjoy and watch the sunset even while having a picnic with your family or friends. But if you’re not the type of person who likes to hike, a car or a mountain bike can be used to go up the peaks of the mountain.

Scuba Diving

For those who love to swim under the sea and are not afraid to dive into the deep, scuba diving is a must-try. Anilao is most famous for dive resorts in Batangas and aside from diving, you can also do skin diving as well as underwater photography. Dive spots such as Eagle Point, Twin Rocks, or Cathedral are best suitable for first-time divers. For the more experienced divers, you can try and go to Mapating Site, Circumnavigate Ligpo Island, or Mainit Point. The pricing of the packages ranges from Php 1,700 to Php 3,400 and the most perfect time to visit Anilao for scuba diving is in summer so that the climate is good and the seawater is clear.

Island Hopping

Verde Island, which is located in Batangas City, is also known internationally as the “Center of the Center of Marine Biodiversity in the World.” This place is only one of the many spots you can go to for island hopping. The other areas that can also be part of your list are Sombrero and Sepoc Islands in Anilao, Fortune Island in Nasugbu, and Tingloy Island in the Municipality of Tingloy. These islands will surely give you the most beautiful images that can be found in Batangas.

Racetrack

If being a racer is one of the dreams you had as a kid, or as a kid at heart, the Batangas Race Circuit is here to make it come true. It is located in Barrio Maligaya, Rosario and this is where some circuit practices or competitions for 2-wheel and 4-wheel vehicles are being held. The racetrack was built in 1996 and has a distance of 3.7 kilometers. For the pricing, the packages range from Php 1,500 for motorcycles and Php 2,000 for cars and do not forget to come and bring your own vehicle since renting is not available. The Batangas Race Circuit is open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 8 am to 5 pm.

Adventure Park

Last 2017, Club Balai Isabel launched its Aqua Park which is located in Fairways Drive, Talisay, Batangas. Since then, adrenaline junkies have been visiting the place for the various activities that can be done such as jumping and gliding through the floating inflatables, non-stop rides from waterslides, and obstacle course racings. For the pricing, the packages range from Php 990 to Php 1850. To maximize your stay at the Park, spend the night over to have more time as well as to get more discounts on the packages.

Bee Farm

For the nature lovers out there, make a stop at the Bukid Milea Farm Apiary and Meliponiary which is located at Kurba Road, Lipa City, Batangas. Here, you will be educated and well informed about how bees help in our environment as well as their significance. Aside from the educational tour, you can also get to taste some delicious honey. For the pricing, it’s only Php 200. Bukid Milea Farm is open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm. Don’t forget to bring your camera and take a snapshot of the bees and honey.

 

Key Takeaway

Batangas is the most ideal vacation place for the people living in the Metro. Aside from its proximity, this province offers a wide array of activities that you can enjoy whether you are spending your getaway with your family, friends, loved ones, or even by yourself.

Racetracks, Islands, Bee Farms, and Dive Resorts in Batangas should be in your bucket list of travel ideas to go for an now that you have all of the information you need for a new adventure, it’s time to pack your things, prepare your outfits and make sure to take a photo of each spot you go for better recall of the memories you spent in this wonderful city.