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Laki Beach in Bataan

Laki Beach in Bataan is a privately owned beach resort. This unspoiled beach features a long stretch of fine white sand fringe with coconut trees and crystal clear water. There's no hotel nor inn but there are some cottages available that you can rent.

Other tourist attractions near the beach include Nagbintana Cove, Talain Cove, Apatot Cove and Five Fingers Cove, also known as Batanes of the West. You can enjoy here swimming, cliff diving,  free diving and snorkeling. 

Laki beach is perfect destination for backpackers and budget travelers. You don't need to spend too much money to see beautiful beach. This is also the best place to relax and keep cool this summer.

How to get to Laki Beach Bataan
  • From Manila, ride Bataan Transit/ Genesis for for Mariveles. Bus terminals are located in Cubao, Avenida, and Pasay. Fare is P280
  • Drop off at Mariveles town proper (Last bus stop terminal). From there, ride a jeepney (P8) or Tricycle (P75) going to  Brgy. Balon. Tell the the driver to drop you off at Porto. Landmark is basketball court.
  • From the port, rent a boat going to Laki Beach. Aside from Laki Beach, the boatmen can bring you to Nagbintana Cove, Talain Cove and Apatot Cove. You can also ask them to go to Five Fingers Cove, also known as Batanes of the West.

DIY Expenses / Budget
  • Boat fee is from P2000-P2500 for daytour and P3000-P3500 for overnight (Capacity 5-7 pax). 
  • Entrance Fee is P50 for daytour and P80 for overnight.
Contact person for boat - Melca / Tikboy- 0907 594 6138 or 0997 107 4378

Travel Guide and Tips
  • Travel as early as 6am or 7am so you can enjoy cove to cove adventures
  • Expect crowd during weekends and holidays
  • There are several cliffs near the beach which are perfect for those who love cliff diving
  • Buy all the things you needed before going to Laki Beach. No store available in beach
  • Bring sunblock to protect you skin from the direct heat of the sun
  • Bring powerbank and flashlight. No electricity and signal in the beach
  • Bring enough water. 
  • There's a descent comfort room but don't expect too much!

Thank you Franz Dela Cruz for the travel guide and photos of Laki Beach Bataan. Read her post here

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