Batangas is soon becoming one of the top family holiday destinations. From gorgeous beaches, amazing snorkeling, great horseback riding and hiking right through to the awe-inspiring Taal Volcano, there are no limits to the great big selection of things to do and see in Batangas.
Regardless of whether you would like to spend a couple of weeks at a sandy beach, have an adventure and action-packed trip or fancy being in the lap of luxury at one of the many top resorts, you can have it all in Batangas. The people are friendly, the food is gorgeous and ultimately, Batangas is a place no one ever forgets.
How to Get There
Batangas is located 2-3 hours from Manila and you can easily take a bus there.You can also hire a car, even though many tourists find the chaotic traffic environment slightly daunting. If you plan to visit the entire Batangas area, you may wish the freedom of having your own set of wheels, however, be prepared to be bedazzled by the non-existence of traffic rules.
Places to Stay
There is no shortage of hotels in all price ranges, family resorts, or even beach houses for rent in Batangas. Accommodation in the vicinity of the many beaches in Batangas is particularly sought after. You may also opt for the hustle and bustle of Batangas City and avail of all the historic sites, night entertainment and ample choice of great food establishments.
Things to Do In Batangas
Apart from spending a couple of weeks lazing around in one of the exclusive resorts and do absolutely nothing apart from getting a suntan, eating scrumptious food, having the odd cocktail and an occasional dip in the stunningly clear ocean waters, there are indeed countless sights to see and activities to get involved in.
- Diving and Snorkeling: The waters are amazingly clear and inviting, and snorkeling and diving here makes for an unforgettable experience. The vast array of sea creatures and corals will undoubtedly take your breath away.
- Climb Taal Volcano: Those who are really up for an adventure should consider hiking to the top of Taal Volcano. Not only will you see a volcano and crater, but the views from the top are simply awe-inspiring,
- Take a Boat Trip on Taal Lake: Your kids will love a boat trip on Taal Lake and you will be amazed by the beautiful surroundings and the impressive sight of Taal volcano.
- Horseback Riding: Riding on horseback through the gorgeous volcanic landscape is a definite must. Guides will accompany you along a number of different trails. It’s a great way to explore the surrounds of Batangas if you don’t feel like hiking.
These are just a few must-do-things in Batangas, there are countless other options. Regardless of where your passions lie, adventure, culture, sports, etc. you will find something to quench your thirst.
No doubt, more and more families will choose this great part of the world as their top holiday destination.