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The province of Batangas is located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon. It's one of the most popular tourist destinations near Metro M...

Best beaches in Batangas

The province of Batangas is located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon. It's one of the most popular tourist destinations near Metro Manila due to its beautiful white sand beaches, luxury hotels, rugged mountains and historical sites. 

Isla Verde

Summer is fast approaching and for sure you are looking now for the best beach in Batangas. Here are some of the must visit beach destinations in the province. 

Isla Verde 

Isla Verde is one of the backpacker's favorite. It's an unspoiled beach in Batangas featuring white sands, crystal clear waters and rock formations. They are called the "Center of  the Center of Marine Biodiversity in the World" for having numerous of unique marine species. It's only 45 minutes boat ride from the mainland.

Top Beach Resorts in Isla Verde: Sawang DIVE CAMP Resort, Surface Interval Resort

Sepoc Island

Anilao is located in the humble town of Mabini in Batangas. It's famous for several exciting diving spots that's why a lot of local and international tourist are keep coming back to Anilao. Aside from the famous diving destinations, Anilao is also home to many white beaches with turquoise waters.

Top Beach Resorts in Anilao: Aqua Venture Reef Club, Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort, Bambu Villa Resort, Camp Netanya, Casita Ysabel,  Crystal Blue Resort, Eagle Point Beach and Dive Resort, Le Chevrerie Resort and Spa, Mayumi Resort, Planet Dive Anilao,  Sea Spring Resort, and Vivere Azure


Laiya is well known among the locals for having budget-friendly beach resorts. It's one the nearest beach destination from Manila. It's just 2 hours drive to reach Anilao. You can find here several resorts that will suite your budget and needs- from  hostels, lodges, inn to high end resort. It's a great destination for team building and family gatherings. Expect some areas that has fine grayish sands, not as white in Calatagan.

Top Beach Resorts in Laiya: Acuatico Beach Resort & Hotel, Sabangan Beach Resort, Virgin Beach Resort, Blue Coral Beach Resort, Estrellas de Mendoza Playa Resort, Palm Beach Resort, Acuaverde Beach Resort, Kabayan Beach Resort, Laiya White Cove Beach Resort, and Buracai de Laiya Hotel and Resort.

Manuel Uy


When it comes to fine white sands beaches, I highly recommend beach resorts in Calatagan. It's home to many unspoiled and white beaches in Batangas. You can find here Canyon Cove and Layag Layag beach which are two of the famous spots in Batangas.

Top Beach Resorts in Calatagan: Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort, Manuel Uy Beach Resort (Camping), Aquaria Water ParkLago de Oro Hotel, Crusoe Cabins, Sunrise Cove, White Castle Resort & Hotel, Villa Del Faro

Tingloy Island

Tingloy Island is one of favorite beach destinations in Batangas. It's only 2-hours away from Metro Manila. Masasa Beach is the famous beach in the island. Most of houses are converted to transient homes which offer affordable rooms for less than P350 per pax. You can find here some of the big turtles where you can swim along. Indulge into free diving, beach camping, snorkeling.

Top Transient Homes in Tingloy Island: Sea Lovers’ Place, Bebe Gella’s Transient House, MJ Squared Transient House, Ate Lisa Transient House, Teacher Benny, Tita Ebeth Transient House, Casa Victoria

Pico de Loro Hotel


Nasugbo is home to many high en beach resorts in Batangas like Hamilo Coast,  Kawayan Cove, and Canyon Cove, Tali Beach Subdivision, Punta Fuego, and many more. There are still less crowded beach in Nasugbo where you can bring your own tent. It has white pebbled sand, crystal clear waters and a bunch of local trees.

Top Beach Resorts in NasugboPico Sands Hotel, Canyon Cove Hotel & Spa, Club Punta Fuego, Amara Residences, Calayo Green Terrace, Forest Cove Beach House, Hillcrest House at Tali Beach, Casitas De Victoria, Pamana Beach Resort, Sand Bar Beach Resort


The coastal town of Lobo is now getting attention to all backpackers. Some resorts here offer cheap rooms that can accommodate a big group. Most of the beach areas has rock beach shoreline but the water is crystal clear.

Top Beach Resorts in Lobo: Almalin Beach Resort, Gerthel Beach Resort, Submarine Garden Resort, Andrea Beach and Scuba Diving Resort,  Punta Verde Sands, Punta Malabrigo Beach Resort

Coral Beach Club


Lian is a second class municipality in the province of Batangas and one of the first beach that offers resort and accommodation. Matabungkay Beach is the famous beach resort in Lian. It has fine white sands, clear waters and floating cottages.

Top Beach Resorts in Lian: Matabungkay Beach Resort & Hotel, Coral Beach Club, Al Fresco Beach Resort


Most free divers love to visit the town of Baun. Most of resort here offer diving lesson and equipment to all travelers who to do indulge free diving, scuba diving and snorkeling. One of the famous diving resort in Binukbok Viewpoint Resort that's located in Brgy San Pablo. If you want to stay overnight, they offer rooms at reasonable price.

Top Beach Resorts in Bauan: Batong Buhangin Beach Resort, SAMPAGUITA BEACH RESORT, Seascape Resort Batangas, Coconut Hills Beach Resort, La Thalia Beach

How to Get to Batangas: Take a Jam Bus in Cubao or in Buendia bound for Batangas
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