Top 5 Resorts in Batangas That’ll Give You the Biggest Bang for Your Bucks

Top 5 Resorts in Batangas That’ll Give You the Biggest Bang for Your Bucks

Given its proximity, Batangas is one of the top choices of Manileños when they need a quick getaway. It is known for its centuries-old churches, irresistible delicacies, the Taal Volcano, a strong accent, the balisong, and beaches.

To fully experience the sights and activities, it is advisable to stay overnight than brave the late afternoon or early evening traffic along SLEX. There are literally dozens of accommodations to choose from in Batangas and it can be a tad overwhelming if you don’t know where to start.

To give you a starting point, we have prepared a short list of the top bang-for-your-buck resorts in the province, at no particular order.

As always, it is worth noting that travelling in groups (at least four) will bring your expenses down without sacrificing comfort and style. Don’t forget to bring your reliable travel credit card with you and always be on the lookout for promos. Lastly, off-season is always recommended.

Nasugbu

Pico Sands Hotel

#1: Pico Sands Hotel, Pico de Loro Cove, Hamilo Coast, Barangay Papaya Nasugbu, Batangas

Pico Sands Hotel is a tropical contemporary seven-storey hotel within the coastal community of Pico De Loro Cove at Hamilo Coast. Each of its 154 spacious rooms is equipped with modern amenities and views of lush verdant mountains and a man-made lagoon.

Location:

  • 2 h 17 min (80.8 km) via Antero Soriano Highway and Nasugbu – Ternate Highway
  • 2 h 54 min (109.7 km) via Governor’s Drive

Features/Amenities:

Amenities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym/Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet (Wi-Fi)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service/Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Activities
  • Children Activities (Kid/Family Friendly)
  • Aqua Sports
Dining/Drinking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurants
  • Room Service
Other
  • Onsite parking

Cost:

Room Type Details Rate per night
Standard Room
  • Occupancy: 2
  • 1 queen-size bed
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱5,872.76
Superior Room
  • Occupancy: 4
  • 2 queen-sized beds
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱6,443.72*
Deluxe Room
  • Occupancy: 2
  • 2 double beds
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱7,259.38
Premier Room
  • Occupancy: 4
  • 2 queen size beds
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱7,259.38
Corner Deluxe Room
  • Occupancy: 2
  • 1 king-sized bed
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱8,727.57
Penthouse Lofts
  • Occupancy: 2
  • 1 king-sized bed
  • Exclusive in-room complimentary amenities include Nespresso coffee machine, TWG teas and selection of non-alcoholic beverage
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱9,543.23

* Recommended rooms for groups

* Policy for Children: 0 – 12 y/o FREE OF CHARGE

Attractions:

fortune island batangas

  • Fortune Island, a small rocky island surrounded by shipwreck diving sites including the Dutch warship Mauritius, which sank on December 14, 1600.
  • Calaruega Chapel is a favorite Visita Iglesia stop and is normally crowded during the Holy Week.
  • For mountaineers, Nasugbu has Mt. Batulao to offer.

Laiya, San Juan

acuatico beach resort

#2: Acuatico Beach Resort, Laiya, San Juan, Batangas

Acuatico Beach Resort is a premier leisure resort located in Laiya, San Juan, Batangas. It highlights top-notch facilities including an infinity pool, a Jacuzzi, a kiddie pool and a floating pool bar. Its villas are equipped with deluxe room amenities. On weekend nights, guests can enjoy their dinner by the beach and watch a fire dance. You need to book in advance however, as the resort is very popular.

Location:

  • 3 h 7 min (141.1 km) via R-3

Features/Amenities:

Amenities
  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor jacuzzi
  • Kiddie pool
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Concierge
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry and dry cleaning service
  • Children’s playroom
  • Game room
  • Wi-Fi in Public Areas
  • Meeting room for 30 to 50 persons
Activities
  • Water sports facilities like kayak, pedal boat and jet ski
  • Beach Volleyball
Dining/Drinking
  • Bar/Café
  • Restaurants
  • Room Service
Other
  • Onsite parking

Cost:

Room Type Details Rate per night
Alta Vista
  • Occupancy: 2
  • 2 twin beds
  • Bathroom with a tub
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱ 6,229.51
Vista de Laiya
  • Occupancy: 2
  • 1 queen size bed
  • Bathroom with a tub
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱ 7,459.02
Casa de Playa
  • Occupancy: 5
  • 1 queen size bed
  • Bathroom and small private garden terrace overlooking the beach
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱ 7,704.92*
Terraza
  • Occupancy: 5
  • 1 queen size bed
  • Bathroom and small private garden terrace overlooking the beach
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱ 11,967.21
Casita
  • Occupancy: 4
  • Has 2 rooms: 1 room with queen bed, while the other has twin beds
  • Private lanai, common bathroom
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱ 11,967.21
Estancia
  • Occupancy: 6
  • Ideal for families and small groups
  • Has 3 rooms: 2 with queen beds, while the other has 2 twin beds
  • 2 LCD TVs, 2 telephone units, and a common bathroom
  • Private lanai, loft, and its own view deck
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱ 18,196.72

* Recommended rooms for groups

  • Extra bed: ₱1,575.00 per person, breakfast included.
  • Inclusions:
    • Coffee and Tea Making Facilities
    • LCD TV
    • iPod Dock
    • Daily Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • Free Wi-Fi access
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Complimentary bottled water

A stay comes inclusive of use of resort facilities and water sports facilities (e.g. kayak and pedal boat).

Attractions:

laiya beach shoreline

  • Laiya has 3 miles of shoreline, and it is ideal for beach bumming, diving, snorkelling, and even fishing.

Anilao, Mabini

pier uno dive resort

#3: Pier Uno Dive Resort, Barangay Solo, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, 4202

Pier Uno Resort & Dive Center offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest. All guest accommodations feature amenities to ensure comfort. The hotel’s recreational facilities, are designed for escape and relaxation. The resort is accredited by the Department of Tourism and is also a member of the Philippines Commission on SPORTS Scuba Diving.

Location:

  • 2 h 29 min (124.9 km) via R-3 and CALABARZON Expressway/STAR Tollway
  • 3 h 4 min (134.9 km) via Santa Rosa – Tagaytay Road

Features/Amenities:

Amenities
  • Private Beach
  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa
Activities
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Hot Tub
  • Karaoke
  • Tours
  • Water Sports (motorized and non-motorized)
Dining/Drinking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
Other
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi in Public Areas
  • Onsite parking

Cost:

Room Type Single Occupancy Twin Sharing Triple Sharing
Standard Room* ₱5,300.00 per person/per night ₱3,450.00 per person/per night ₱2,700.00 per person/per night
Casita Deluxe Room ₱6,470.00 per person/per night ₱4,030.00 per person/per night ₱3,180.00 per person/per night
Alexandria Superior Room ₱6,970.00 per person/per night ₱4,065.00 per person/per night ₱3,350.00 per person/per night

* Recommended rooms for groups

  • Inclusions:
    • 2 days and 1 night accommodation
    • A glass of complimentary welcome drinks upon arrival
    • Buffet Meals 15pax above (lunch, dinner, breakfast)
    • Unlimited coffee, tea and hot chocolate
    • Air conditioned rooms with intercom, hot and cold shower, Cable TV
    • Free use of swimming pool, Jacuzzi, WIFI connection
    • Free use of karaoke, parking area, cabanas
    • ++ 10% Service Charge on Accommodation only

Policy for Children: 0 – 3 y/o FREE OF CHARGE

Attractions:

anilao diving spots

  • It is regarded by many as the birthplace of scuba diving in the Philippines. The water surrounding the area is teeming with marine life with plenty of corals and amazing diversity of fishes.
  • Mt. Gulugod Baboy, an easy climb with breath-taking views of Balayan Bay.

Calatagan

puesto del sol resort

#4: Puesto del Sol, Brgy. Bagong Silang, Calatagan Batangas

Located in Calatagan, Batangas, Puesto del Sol is a resort composed of spacious villas. Perched on the hilltop, it boasts an astonishing view of the West Philippine Sea. Also, apt to the resort’s name, it has an excellent view of the Calatagan sunset.

Location:

  • 3 h 9 min (141.3 km) via Tagaytay – Nasugbu Highway
  • 3 h 17 min (134.1 km) via Nasugbu – Ternate Highway

Features/Amenities:

Amenities
  • Swimming Pools
  • Viewing Deck
Activities
  • Tours:
    • Cape Santiago Lighthouse
    • Mangrove Tour
    • Museum Tour
    • Aquaria Water Park
  • Beach Day Trip
  • ATV
  • Mountain Bike Trails
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Bird Watching
  • Banca Ride
  • Wakeboarding
  • Scuba Diving
  • Stand-Up Paddle Board
Dining/Drinking
  • Restaurants
Other
  • Onsite parking

Cost:

Room Type Details Rate per night
Casitas
  • Occupancy: 4
  • Extra Person (maximum of 8) rate is ₱700.00
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱5,000.00*
Casa Cristina
  • Occupancy: 8
  • Extra Person (maximum of 20) rate is ₱700.00
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱8,000.00
Casa Cecilia
  • Occupancy: 2
  • Extra Person (maximum of 4) rate is ₱900.00
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱6,500.00
Casa Isabel
  • Occupancy: 4
  • Extra Person (maximum of 6) rate is ₱900.00
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱8,000.00

* Recommended rooms for groups

  • Policy for Children: 0 – 4 y/o FREE OF CHARGE

Attractions:

cape santiago lighthouse

  • Calatagan is home to the imposing 51-ft tall white and red brick Cape Santiago Lighthouse. Built in 1890, it is one of the oldest functioning lighthouses in the Philippines.
  • Calatagan Mangrove Forest Conservation Park
  • Burot Beach

Matabungkay, Lian

matabungkay beach resort

#5: Matabungkay Beach Resort & Hotel, Brgy. Matabungkay, Lian, Luzon, Philippines

Located in the seaside town of Lian, Batangas, Matabungkay Beach Hotel has been a top destination for local and foreign tourists for over 30 years. With its comfortable accommodations, wide range of outdoor activities, pampering services, and music and sports lounge, Matabungkay provides the total resort experience.

Location:

  • 2 h 49 min (122 km) via Tagaytay – Nasugbu Highway
  • 2 h 52 min (115 km) via Aguinaldo Blvd/Emilio Aguinaldo Highway and Tagaytay – Nasugbu Highway

Features/Amenities:

Amenities
  • Beach
  • Spa/Salon
  • Swimming Pool
  • Souvenir Shop
Activities
  • Children Activities (Kid/Family Friendly)
  • Aqua Sports
Dining/Drinking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurants
  • Room Service
Other
  • Onsite parking

Cost:

Room Type Details Rate per night
Deluxe Room
  • Occupancy: 2 (maximum of 4)
  • 1 double bed, 1 single bed
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱4,950.00
Deluxe Suite
  • Occupancy: 2 (maximum of 4)
  • 1 queen size bed, 1 sofa bed
  • Living and dining area
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱5,600.00
Family (1-Bedroom)
  • Occupancy: 2 (maximum of 4)
  • 2 double beds
  • Living and dining area
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱7,600.00
Superior Family (2-Bedroom)
  • Occupancy: 6
  • 2 queen size beds and 2 single beds
  • Living and dining area
  • Breakfast Inclusive
₱9,600.00*
Beachside Villa
  • Occupancy: 5
  • 2 queen size beds and 1 day bed
  • Veranda with dining table
  • Living Room
₱12,000.00

* Recommended rooms for groups

  • Extra bed: ₱900.00 per person, breakfast included.

Attractions:

fort drum

  • Fort Drum (El Fraile Island), also known as the “concrete battleship,” is a heavily fortified island fortress
  • Matabungkay beach
  • Carmona Racing Circuit

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