Islands and Beaches

Caves, Coves, And Cliffs: Discover 7 Thrilling Spots In Bataan


Maui Sanvictores
Maui Sanvictores | Jan 05, 2018

Going down south of Mariveles in Bataan, one will find a truly spectacular series of coves hidden between the terrains of what they call the Mariveles Five Fingers. This piece of wonder, right across Mariveles Bay, isn't all about mountains or beaches— one can also find caves, coves, and cliffs that exude ambiance of a rustic town. 

Aptly named as so, the Mariveles Five Fingers forms like a hand with it's thumb known as the Cochino's Point. Visitors are sailed through seven destinations, each of which offering a distinct taste of adventure:  Cochino's Cave, Pulong Kawayan Cave, Natsu Lagoon, Pebble Cove, Nagbintana Arc,   Tinanlakan Cliff, and crossing to the other side of Mariveles Bay, the Sisiman Lighthouse.

Read: Batanes And El Nido Wonders? Five Fingers In Bataan Has It All! 

Swim delightfully through caves with sunrays flickering from rock crevices, or jump 50, 30, or 20 feet off a cliff - in here, you design your adventure, it's just a matter of which movement jives with your vibe.

How do you get to Mariveles Bataan?

(By car)

Via San Fernando Exit

  • Manila to NLEX
  • San Fernando Exit
  • Jose Abad Santos Avenue to Lubao Pampanga
  • Roman Superhighway
  • Balanga, Bataan
  • Mariveles Mental Ward
  • Port Bonifacio


  • Manila to NLEX
  • Dinalupihan Exit
  • Roman Superhighway
  • Balanga Bataan
  • Mariveles Mental Ward
  • Port Bonifacio

(By bus)

  • Pasay to Mariveles via Genesis Bus
  • Cubao to Mariveles via Bataan Transit

What other adventures can I do after Mariveles Bataan?

  • Zip over to the northwest of Bataan, in the town of Morong, where several beach resorts are lined up.
  • If you're looking for some sort of a cultural retreat, your best bet would be a visit to Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar in the town of Bagac.

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