San Antonio, Zambales
Borawan Beach in Padre Burgos, Quezon
Magalawa Island in Palauig, ZambalesMangalawa Island is an island baranggay which covers 56 hectares of land area, positioned around 6 kms northwest of the town of Palauig, Zambales and is just close to the China Sea. Further the north you can find the San Salvador Island of Masinloc while lying on the east is Sitio Luan, Lipay. Undeniably, Magalawa offers a worthwhile getaway from the fast paced setting of the city life with its very laid-back setting. Magalawa Island has no electricity nor first-class hotel-like accommodations and restaurants so be sure to manage your expectations and bring extra batteries for your gadgets since the island only utilizes the use of a generator in the evening. Nevertheless, if you are longing for a serene island with unrivalled beauty that is favourable for soul-searching and exciting adventure then, without a doubt, Magalawa is just perfect for you.
How to get there:
From Cubao/Caloocan Bus Terminal in Manila, take the Victory Liner bus that is heading to Iba, Zambales. From Iba, transfer to another bus which heads to Sta. Cruz, Zambales. Then tell the driver to drop you off at Baranggay Pangolinan of Palauig (Cor Radio Veritas Road). From Brgy Pangolingan of Palauig ride a tricycle which is bound for Luan Port. The whole 20 minutes tricycle ride to Luan Port is quite bumpy so be sure to prepare yourself for it. From Luan Port, take the small boat which heads to Magalawa Island. Travel time is around 10-15 minutes.
Burot Beach in Calatagan, Batangas
Laiya Beach in San Juan, Batangas
Canyon Cove, Nasugbu, BatangasBefore, Canyon Cove was a property owned by the UCPB Group which was also formerly named as White Cove. The resort basically underwent an extreme revamp and recently offers a vast swimming pool in the centre of the big resort so that guests can also take pleasure from it aside from the usual beach set-up. Others may even describe Canyon Cove as a complete package for unwinding in a remarkable haven. And surely, to laze around in lavishness may appear to be unfeasible these days, that’s why with Canyon Cove, your dream posh vacation can actually be a reality.
Coral View Beach in Morong, BataanBataan is just about 3 hours drive from Manila and is bounded by Subic Bay to the north west, Pampanga and Zambales to the north and Manila Bay to the east. Upon arriving in Bataan don’t forget to visit Coral View in Moron, Bataan which is among the top beaches to experience that are just near in Manila. Coral View Beach Resort is a highly-reputable vacation destination and those who already experienced how it is to be there can really attest to it. Also the resort is encompassing an entirety of 2.7 hectares of land and can be reached 10 minutes away from the Ayala Land’s 320 hectare Anvaya Cove. Aside from that, Coral Beach, takes pride for its cosy ambience, beyond-average accommodations and highly-satisfactory customer relations provision.
How to get there:
Coral View Beach Resort is just a 20 minutes drive from Subic Bay. If you’re from Manila, you may take the NLEX route then exit from San Fernando, pass by Lubao, Pampanga then head at straight till you reach the Bataan (Dinalupihan) intersection, then turn right, set off further until you reach the Subic Tipo Expressway entry point to the left. Get inside SBMA, chase the highway which runs along the same line to Subic Bay at the right, go by the airport, tag on the left curvature of the street at the finishing portion of the airport compound, pass by Triboa Bay until you find your way out from SBMA thru Morong’s south gate. Upon reaching outside, follow the twisting road until you get to another crossroad. Turn right to the first corner which leads to the main town of Moron, Bataan. Upon arriving at the town, turn right going to the town hall, then turn left past the church. The entry point of Coral View is at the tip of that road.