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Considering to bask in the Sun? Check out Batangas!

Nestled along the foothills of Mount Banahaw, Makiling, and the Sierra Madre Range is the Area of Laguna. It's endowed with endless gifts of nature - the mountains and forests, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and hot springs. SE Asia’s largest fresh water lake - <a href=>Laguna De Bay</a> encircles the Area. There’s a “lake within a lake�? as a small crater bay called Crocodile Lake lies on the border of Laguna de Bay. Often best for any types of nature adventure such as hiking, sightseeing, and camping is the mysterious Mt. Makiling.

One may find different types of <a href=></a> that differs from hot springs to nature types. Caliraya Lake between the villages of Cavinti and Lumban is a perfect example for water sports like fishing, wind surfing, jet skiing, and seafaring.The strong mountain breeze that blows from Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges and remote Mt. Banahaw and the lake’s deep waters make it a fascinating destination for water adventure. A visit to the rive of Dalitiwan in Botocan, Majayjay is also an exilerating encounter as people discover the rugged terrain that leads to the mountain to see the river’s strong current of cold waters. For the rush and excitement of “shooting the rapids,�? tourists go to the distinguished Pagsanjan Falls in which skilful boatmen navigate thrill seekers’ boat thru the rocks and streams to arrive to the cascades of its fresh, pristine, and relaxing forest water.

All-naturall as well as man-made hot springs resorts are all-around the cities of Calamba and Los Banos which are situated at the foot of Mount Makiling. Bathing deep into the water provides rejuvenation of the soul and provides new strength to the body. With more than 500 Laguna resorts in these cities, great options can be found for family outing, business events, and weddings. To mention a few, these are the Hidden Valley Springs, Sol y Viento, Splash Mountain Resort, and City of Spring Resort. This province is merely a two-hour drive from Manila thru SLEX, thus, Laguna resorts are conveniently accessible. It is better known as the “Detroit of the Philippines" because this “Resort Capital of the Philippines�? is a booming center for economic activity.

The main attraction of Southern Tagalog-Taal Lake in Batangas, is merely 2-3- hour drive Southward of Manila. The province of Batangas embraces local and foreign visitors with its elegant long sea-coast, pristine sand beaches, and luxurious resort hotels. Surrounded by a lake is the popular Taal volcano - the smallest volcano in Asia. While having a cup of Batangas famous black coffee or "kapeng barako" known for its strong aroma and blend, one could fancy its magnificient splendour from a distance. Adrenaline junkies can try the Calacuit trail and experience an up-close encounter with Taal Volcano crater.

Lian, Calatagan, and San Juan are the towns wherein famous <a href=>Batangas beach resorts</a> are located. First-class white sand of Lobo beaches made these havens for colonies of living corals renowned. For fishing, sailing, yachting, swimming, and skin diving, the number one are probably the beaches in Lian. It promotes Matabungkay Beach which is renowned for its flawless white sand and multicolored balsas (bamboo beach rafts). World-class snorkeling and dive sites are best loved by local and american divers in Barangay Anilao, Mabini. It is indeed 1 of the country’s ideal destinations for underwater adventure. Calatagan’s amazing rest houses, ancient Spanish provincial charm and ambiance, beautiful view of the seascape brand it a popular weekend destination. Also available in this town include the opportunity to check out Cape Santiago Lighthouse, wakeboarding in Lago de Oro, scuba diving, and snorkeling. There are certainly a much more to discover in the provinces of Calabarzon - Cavite has Tagaytay Highlands, whilst one may fancy island hopping in Quezon. Their special finest delicacies, festivals, hospitable people, historical sights, and rich cultural heritage, the stay will undoubtedly be an enriching experience.


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