Little Boracay of Batangas – A Gem Beach Destination

Ever heard of the Little Boracay of Batangas? If not yet, we got you covered!

LITTLE BORACAY OF BATANGAS looks similar to the real ones, hence, the name and here are some details about it.

One of the best places to visit in the Philippines is the Boracay Island. From the white sand and pristine waters, everything is really going to be worth it. This is located in the Visayas region.

Boracay Water Activities
Paraw Sailing | Photo from Viaje Royale

Some of the best tourist spots you must visit in Boracay are:

  • White Beach
  • Puka Beach
  • Island Hopping to Magic Island, Crocodile Island, and Crystal Cove Beach
  • Water activities
  • D Mall
  • Diniwid Beach
  • Ariel’s Point

One of the many considerations in traveling to Bora apart from the budget is the time. You must allot yourself a generous time in staying in the island in order to enjoy your times and visit. However, if you have the budget but got little time, you may go to Little Boracay of Batangasp.

Little Boracay of Batangas
Photo from Pearl Of The East

This is in Calatagan and it’s just a few hours away from the city! This is pretty much like the real Bora because of its crystal clear waters, fine sand, and vibrant marine life.

About the Little Boracay

Stilts Calatagan Beach Resorts is the closest to the magnificent sandbar. This stretch rivals the famous beaches in Boracay, hence, the name. You may charter a boat going there and you may also visit the Starfish Island. These two separate sandbars only appear during low tide.

Little Boracay of Batangas
Photo from A Whole New World Travel Express

There are a lot of places where you can stay in Calatagan. There are camping sites and beach resorts. Among the most famous is the Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort. This has a relaxing beach vibes which can cater anything that the guests needs from peaceful and private stay to big events as they have pavilions for this. They also have cottages, tree houses, and villas.

Apart from the beach, you will also love the tourist attractions there like:

  • Cape Santiago Lighthouse which was build in 1980, one of the oldest lighthouses in the Philippines that continue to function.
  • Aquaria Water Park
  • EZ Museum or the Museo de Enrique Zobel 
  • Burot Beach which is at the the western coast of Punta de Santiago
Little Boracay of Batangas
Photo from The Poor Traveler

Here’s a sample overnight itinerary from The Poor Traveler:

06:00 am – Bus to Calatagan
09:30 am – Buy food at Calatagan Public Market
10:00 am – Tricycle to Manuel Uy Beach
10:30 am – Pay Calatagan Environmental Fee
10:35 am – Arrival at Manuel Uy Beach
10:50 am – Pitch tent
11:00 am – Lunch
01:30 pm – Island hopping
03:30 pm – Rest
05:30 pm – Watch sunset
07:00 pm – Dinner
09:00 pm – Sleep

06:30 am – Morning swim
08:00 am – Freshen up, pack up
09:00 am – Tricycle to Lighthouse
09:30 am – Tricycle to town proper
10:00 am – Travel back to Manila

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