Discover Batangas’ magnificent hidden gems! Go on a shopping spree in Lipa City, explore the magnificent Taal Volcano, swim in the clear waters of Anilao, and indulge in a culinary adventure in Balayan!


Batangas is among the most popular tourist destinations near Metro Manila. The province is renowned for its excellent diving spots, which include Ligpo Island in Bauan, Sombrero Island in Tingloy, and Anilao in Mabini, all of which are more generally referred to as Anilao. 

Also located in Batangas is the well-known Taal Volcano. There is also the Taal Historic Village, a little, charming village with structures and ancestral homes dating to the 19th century.


  • Anilao Diving Spot
  • Aquaria Water Par
  • Basilica of St. Martin de Tour
  • Batangas Port
  • BM Ruins
  • Burot Beach
  • Calatagan Beach
  • Caleruega Church
  • Cape Santiago Lighthouse
  • Casa Punzalan
  • Chapel on the Hill, Don Bosco Batulao
  • EZ Museum
  • Fantasy World
  • Fortune Island
  • Hugon Beach
  • Ilaya Beach
  • Isla Verde
  • Kahariam Farms
  • Laiya Beach
  • Lake Taal
  • Layag-Layag Reef
  • Masasa Beach
  • Matabungkay Beach
  • Milea Bee Farm
  • Mountain of Salvation
  • Mt. Batulao
  • Mt. Daguldol
  • Mt. Galugod Baboy
  • Mt. Maculot
  • Mt. Manabu
  • Mt. Talamitam
  • Munting Buhangin Beach
  • Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church
  • Playa Laiya
  • Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine
  • Sepoc Island
  • Villa Vicencia Resort
  • Taal Volcano
PHOTO OF Taal Volcano in Batangas
Taal Volcano


  1. Laiya Beach
    Guests can engage in activities including jet skiing, kayaking, and island hopping. The beach is renowned for its breathtaking sunrise and sunset views as well.
  2. Nasugbu Beach
    This beach, which is located in the town of Nasugbu, is known for its extensive length of white sand and pristine seas. It’s a popular location for swimming, snorkeling, and beach camping. Tourists can stay at several resorts and hotels in the area.
  3. Calatagan Beach
    Known for its picturesque landscapes, Calatagan Beach is a perfect getaway for those who want to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. The beach has fine white sand and crystal-clear waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
  4. Matabungkay Beach
    Matabungkay is a popular beach destination for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. It is known for its fine gray sand and clear waters, making it a perfect spot for swimming and snorkeling.
  5. Anilao Beach
    Anilao is a popular destination for diving enthusiasts due to its rich marine life and coral reefs. The beach also offers other water activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and island hopping. Several resorts in the area cater to tourists.
  6. Masasa Beach
    Masasa Beach is a hidden gem in Batangas that boasts of its crystal-clear waters and unspoiled surroundings. The beach has fine white sand and is perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There are also several camping sites in the area for those who want to experience the great outdoors.
  7. Sepoc Beach
    Sepoc Beach is a private island that offers a secluded and peaceful retreat for those who want to escape the crowds. The beach has fine white sand and clear waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There are also several activities offered on the island such as kayaking, trekking, and island hopping.
  8. Fortune Island
    Fortune Island is known for its stunning Greek-inspired architecture and crystal-clear waters. The island boasts of its fine white sand and beautiful rock formations that are perfect for photo ops. There are also several activities offered on the island such as snorkeling, diving, and cliff jumping.
  9. Sombrero Island
    Sombrero Island is a small island located off the coast of Mabini, Batangas. The island is known for its fine white sand and clear waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There are also several activities offered on the island such as island hopping, kayaking, and snorkeling.
  10. Punta Fuego Beach
    Punta Fuego Beach is a private beach club that offers a luxurious and exclusive beach experience. The beach has fine white sand and crystal-clear waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There are also several activities offered in the area such as golf, tennis, and spa services.


Batangas is located in the CALABARZON region, which lies southwest of Luzon. It shares borders with the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, and Quezon to the north and east, respectively. Batangas City is the country’s capital. The South China Sea is to the west, the island of Mindoro is to the south across the Verde Island Passages.


  1. Agoncillo
  2. Alitagtag
  3. Balayan
  4. Balete
  5. Batangas City
  6. Bauan
  7. Calaca
  8. Calatagan
  9. Cuenca
  10. Ibaan
  11. Laurel
  12. Lemery
  13. Lian
  14. Lipa
  15. Lobo
  16. Mabini
  17. Malvar
  18. Mataasnakahoy
  19. Padre Garcia
  20. Rosario
  21. San Jose
  22. San Juan
  23. San Luis
  24. San Nicolas
  25. San Pascual
  26. Santa Teresita
  27. Santo Tomas
  28. Taal
  29. Talisay
  30. Tanauan
  31. Talisay
  32. Taysan
  33. Tingloy
  34. Tuy


  1. Fortune Island
  2. Ligpo Island
  3. Marikaban Island
  4. Sombrero Island
  5. Verde Island


  • Mahaguyog Festival, February to March
    A celebration to promote the municipality of Sto. Tomas. Mahaguyog is coined from agricultural products grown abundantly in the municipality: MAis, HAlaman, GUlay, niYOG.
  • Sublian sa Batangas, July
    A feast to revive the cultural and religious practice of subli among the Batagueños. Subli is a worship dance of the Holy Cross that has origins in the Catholic faith.


  • Batangas Lomi
  • Sinaing na Tulingan
  • Kapeng Barako
  • Tawilis
  • Tapang taal or Taal’s version of beef tapa
  • Gotong Batangas


The best time to travel to Batangas is during the dry season, which typically lasts from November to April. At this time, you can anticipate largely sunny days with little rain, which is ideal for outdoor activities like trekking, beach hopping, and island hopping.