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 Bag of Beans, Tagaytay City Bag of Beans is one of the must visit places in Tagaytay City. I am witness to how Bag of Beans has grown from a small coffee shop to an established dining place that it is now today.  Bag of Beans has also opened several branches along the Tagaytay City tourist stretch with six branches as of this writing. Bag of Beans caters as events venue and is one of the preferred wedding venues in Tagaytay City. Bag of Beans is also now into Bed and Breakfast accommodation. For this particular visit, me and my Family came for lunch. The food is really nice! Of course coffee and dessert after lunch is a must!  It was definitely worth the travel! Photo Credits: Bag of Beans Here is a short video of our latest visit to  Bag of Beans (Main) in Tagaytay City. Here are some photos taken during our last visit to Bag of Beans. This is an alfresco area with Italian theme. This is another side with English County vibe. This is an alfresco area with Italian theme. This is the

PUERTO GALERA: One of Philippines' Best Dive Site

PUERTO GALERA: One of Philippines' Best Dive Site
Puerto Galera is in the island of Mindoro. It is considered as one of the best dive sites in the Philippines.

Puerto Galera is a popular destination among tourists. It has beautiful beaches and the waters is ideal for scuba diving.

Here are some of the beaches that line along the white sand beach of Puerto Galera...

Tour Assistance / Information
Puerto Galera Municipal Tourism Council
Puerto Galera Municipal Hall
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

Where To Stay...

Sunset at Aninuan Beach Resort

Aninuan Beach Resort
Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Contact: Lexy F. Niederer
eMail: sunset@aninuanbeach.com
Telephone: +63.920.931.8946 or +63.920.931.8924

Big Apple Dive Resorts Beach front

Big Apple Dive Resort
Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera

Beach Front in Sabang Beach - breathtaking view, secluded sandy beaches and spectacular dive sites make Puerto Galera and Big Apple Dive Resort one of the best dive and holiday destinations in the Philippines.

Telephone: +63.912.308.1120 or +63.2.526.7592
eMail: big-apple@ginet.net
WebSite: http://www.divebigapple.com/

Asia Divers Scuba Diving Center
El Galleon Beach Club
Small La Laguna Beach
Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Telephone: +63.2.834.2974
eMail: admin@asiadivers.com
WebSite: http://www.asiadivers.com/

Buri Beach Resort
Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Telephone: +63.2.850.9381
WebSite: http://www.buriresort.com.ph/

Coco Beach Island ResortPuerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Mobile: +63.919.540.1698
Telephone: +63.2.521.5260 or +63.2.524.4594
WebSite: http://www.cocobeach.com/

Cruise 'n Coves Puerto GaleraSabang, Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Telephone: +63.302.2525

Puerto Galera Resort HotelPadilla Complex, Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Mobile: +63.2.912.309.0905
Telephone: +63.2.527.9340

Tanawin Bay ResortBalete, Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental
Telephone: +63.2.535.3673 or +63.2.524.0812
eMail: tanawin@tri-sys.com

Lalaguna Beach Club and Dive Centre
Beach Front in Small & Big Lalaguna Beach - nestled in the center of beautiful Big La Laguna Beach where sand is white and the water is crystal clear. Right in front of the resort is a fantastic reef abundant with a vast variety of marine life. An ideal starting point for your first dive or just enjoy the underwater world by snorkeling.


How to get there...

Phase 1: Manila to Port of Batangas

  • Major Bus Lines in Manila have regular trips going to the Port of Batangas.

  • To get to Puerto Galera from Manila you can get a bus to the Port of Batangas (about 2 hours trip).
  • Please see Bus Lines plying the route from Manila to Port of Batangas...
Phase 2: Port of Batangas to Puerto Galera

  • From the Port of Batangas, the fastest way to any beach in Puerto Galera is to take a motor boat ride (about 1 and a half hour travel time).
  • You can also take the early morning “Ro-Ro” (roll on-roll off) ferryboat (2 hours trip) twice a day 7:00 AM and 12:00 Noon.
  • The "Ro-Ro" ferry docks in the Balatero pier. You have to take a jeepney ride from this point to your choice of beach or you can take another banca ride here to your choice of beach.
  • Another option is to take small motor boats that will directly bring you from the port of Batangas to your choice of beach in Puerto Galera.


Bus Lines plying the route to Batangas...

BLTB – Batangas Laguna Tayabas Bus Company
Terminal Location (Pasay City): EDSA, Pasay City
Destinations: Calamba in Laguna province, Nasugbu in Batangas province, Lucena in Quezon province, Legaspi in Albay province, Naga in Camarines Sur province and Sorsogon province. BLTB also travel to Leyte & Samar.
Telephone Numbers: +63.2.833.5508 or 63.2.833.5501 or 63.2.913.1525

JAM Transit
Terminal Location (Pasay City): Taft Avenue, Pasay City
Terminal Location (Quezon City): New York Street, Cubao, Quezon City.
Destinations: Batangas, Quezon and Laguna provinces south of Manila.
Telephone Numbers: +63.2.541.4409 or +63.2.924.7712 or +63.2.831.4390

Tritran Transit Incorporated
Terminal Location (Quezon City): EDSA, Quezon City
Destinations: Batangas and Quezon provinces to the south of Manila on Luzon Island.
Telephone Numbers: +63.2.925.1758 or +63.2.925.759

  • Domestic Tourism by Carlos M. Libosada, Jr. (1)
  • Philippines Travel Companion by David King (1)
    Book available in National Bookstore

Your Travel Guide Courtesy of Explore MyPHILIPPINES!


Seeker said…

Interesting post. I was wondering if you'd be able to include Badladz Adventure Resort? It's relaxed, super friendly and suits the budget traveller.

The URL is here.

Send me an email if you want more info!


John McIntyre

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