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Manuel Uy Beach | A Great Beach Destination for Budget Travelers

Manuel Uy Beach in Batangas is one of the newest favorite beach destinations of budget travelers. It's located at  Brgy. Sta Ana in the town of Calatagan. This white beach can be reached via public or private land transportation. Travel time is 3-4 hours.

Manuel Uy Beach is a remote beach. No hotels nor any accommodation are available. You need to bring your own tent if you want to stay here for a long period of time or for overnight. No need to worry at night, there's electricity available in the area. If you are looking for a hotel resort, you can go to Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort which is near from Manuel Uy Beach.

According from Nikki Rei, a budget traveler, the beach features white sand and clear water. There are trees around the beach that can protect you from too much exposure to sunlight. Nikki also added, she don't find sea urchin and sea moss except beautiful starfish.

How to get to Manuel Uy Beach

  • From Pasay Rotonda (terminal is on the side of Kabayan Hotel and Mrt Taft), ride a van bound for Calatagan (P180).
  • From Calatagan, ride a tricycle and tell the driver to drop you off in Manuel Uy beach (P200/4 pax).

DIY Expenses 

  • Environmental Fee- P30
  • Entrance Fee- Day Tour P50 / Overnight P100
  • Tent Pitching P50
  • Water for Bathing - P20

DIY Travel Guide / Tips
  • Tent rental fee is P400 (good for 3-4 pax) (Optional)
  • Electricity is available in the area but you need pay around P100
  • Boat fee for island hopping is P500/ 3-4 pax
  • There's available restroom in the resort but don't expect too much
  • Don't forget to bring sunblock to protect your skin from the direct heat of the sun
  • There's a store in the beach but supplies are limited 
  • Expect crowd during weekends and holidays
  • Contact persons: Kuya Anato, Tricycle driver: 09109392911 /  Kuya Kiko,  Tricycle driver: 09203426812 / Care taker: 09216449163 / 09198870553
Thank you Nikki Rei for for sharing your travel guide and photos for Manuel Uy Beach. Check out her post here.

If you have review, blog, opinion or any questions about Manuel Uy Beach, please leave a comment below


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  2. ADVENTURE TO Manuel Uy Beach i'm sure you you can enjoy the beautiful white sand the clean water you can relax the beautiful place
    Try it Believe it
    just call or text kuya Romy
    to guide you any time you want or tricycle ride to Manuel Uy Beach
    Please bring your own tent
    or rent a tent to kuya Romy
    contact #: 09266452950

  3. Questions:
    1. May grilling/cooking area ba sila doon o pwede ka na magluto kung saan ka pumwesto?
    2. Meron ba silang pinapahiram na grill o kelangan may dala ka na?

    Thanks in advance!

    1. You need bring your own cooking utensils..

    2. Comfort room/ shower room available???

    3. there's comfort room in area but don't expect too much..

    4. Mdami po ba tao pag sunday anu pong oras magnda makapunta dun pra maka pwesto pa sa ilalim ng puno hehe thanks po

    5. Mdami po ba tao pag sunday anu pong oras magnda makapunta dun pra maka pwesto pa sa ilalim ng puno hehe thanks po

    6. expect crowd during weekends.. it's advisable na pumunta dun ng maaga like 6am

  4. may tricycle p po ba around 12 or 1 ng madaling araw

  5. Paano po pumunta sa manuel uy beach kapag galing starmall alabang?

  6. ano po earliest trip ng van sa may kabayan hotel terminal? thanx.

    1. As early as 4am.. my van na po dun.. pero if kung konti lng kayo.. you need to wait until mapuno ung van...

  7. Magkano ung Island Tour? TIA

    1. Hi there, thank you for messaging us. Usually po, P500 per pax. depende sa number on pax at boat na gagamitin nio

  8. I mean ung 500php is un na ung total rate ng island tour or per head un? Thanks

    1. Hi there, thank you for messaging us. P500 is per pax po un. Island hopping po.

  9. Wonderful article! We are linking to this great content on our website.
    Keep up the good writing.

    1. Hi there, thank you for commenting on my post. Sure!

  10. Replies
    1. Hi Pau, yes, pwedeing mag inuman sa beach

  11. Nag aaccept b po sila ng walk in?


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