12 Things You Can Do On A Weekend In Batangas
Red Rivera | Jun 27, 2018
The Philippines is a beautiful country, and Batangas is just one of its hotspots. From climbing a mountain, swimming the current with the sea creatures, relaxing in a nice resort or maybe enjoying a simple cup of kapeng barako, there's a list of things you shouldn’t miss out on doing in Batangas!
Here are some of them:
1. Take the plunge in Anilao
Anilao hosts plenty of diving spots and Eagle Point’s House Reef is just one of the many places you can go to! The waters are shallow and the corals are beautiful!
2. Discover secret spots in Fortune Island
Located simply 2 hours away from Manila, beautiful sceneries await anyone who visits. What will you find, traveler?
3. Take a trip to an active crater in Taal Volcano
It’s an island, within a lake, within a volcano, within a lake, within an island! What's not cool about that? Also, it’s the second most active volcano in the Philippines and yet we continue to adventure on!
4. Enjoy the view on Mt. Batulao
A relatively easy climb with jaw-dropping rewards. Enjoy the view as you hike along!
5. Unwind at The Lily
A beach house at Lian, Batangas that boasts a quirky, fun, and humble abode. Read about Fabi's stay here.
6. Bask in a little history at the Malvar Museum
Batangueño Miguel Malvar was the last Philippine general to surrender to the Americans at the close of the Filipino-American War. Learn more about it here!
7. Rappel down a hundred feet in Layong Bato
Located at Nasugbu, enjoy a swim and a quick hike to Mt. Talamitan after your rappel down.
READ ALSO: Rappelling in Layong Bato, Batangas
8. Detox in The Farm at San Benito
Dubbed as one of World’s Best Health Resorts, relax and enjoy some downtime in this sanctuary. Find out more about it here.
9. Enjoy Kapeng Barako in Lipa
Did you know that from 1886-1888, Lipa was the world’s sole supplier of coffee beans? Go on and enjoy the rich and intense taste of this coffee!
10. Celebrate the Sublian Festival
Viva Batangas! Celebrated on the month of July Batangueños come together and show their devotion to two patrons, the Holy Cross in Bauan and Agoncillo, and the Sto. Niño in Batangas City. The Sublian also coincides with the city’s founding anniversary.
11. Go Back in Time in Taal Heritage Town
Visit various homes and learn about Katipunan’s unheralded heroes. Go on and enjoy the historical treasures of Batangas! Learn more about it here.
12. Chill on the Beach in Sepoc Island
Nothing like sitting on a sandy beach and appreciating life at Sepoc Island, Anilao.
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