Intro | Must See and Activities | Food | Accomodation | NightLife | Off The Beaten Path | Tourist Traps | Warnings | Getting There and Around | Culture | Packing List | Shopping | General Tips |

Puerto Galera


Intro:



Puerto Galera is a natural harbor with fine beaches, green scenery and sheltered coves. Puerto Galera has grown to become a diving haven due to its marine diversity, complemented by other activities.

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Must See/Activities:


Sites:

The beach ofcourse!


Activities
snorkelling:
Php400 boat rent
Php900 for 13 people
Php50 rent of snorkelling gear


swimming

volleyball

hiking - try visiting the tamaraw falls

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Restaurants:
You can choose from the restaurants scattered around the white beach area or if you want you can cook your own food.

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Hotel and Accomodations
white beach lodge: (near pinoy eatery)
2200 - for two houses w/ 2 beds each
1,500 w/ aircon/lutuan/tv/cable
700 - no aircon/lutuan


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NightLife


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Off the Beaten Path


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Tourist Traps


Warnings or Dangers


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Getting There and Around
Bus fare from Buendia to Batangas pier (Tritran): P111 (one way)
Terminal fee:10.00
Boat fare from Batangas: 120 (one way)


Travel Time:
from buendia to batangas pier (bus) : 2 hours
from batangas pier to white beach (boat) : almost 2 hours


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Culture


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Packing List
swimsuit
snorkelling gear
goggles
life vest
sunblock
your favorite shades
flip flops
sarong or malong
hair conditioner
body moisturizer
after sun lotion/moisturizer/etc
camera


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Shopping
shirt = Php100.00
bracelets = some are 3pcs for Php10.00
bandana = Php40.00 - Php50.00
sarong = Php150


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General Tips:
Do not travel by boat in the afternoon (going home or getting there), the waves can be very playfull at that time


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Special thanks to June Jack for the puerto galera pictures!!



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