A vacation in Masasa Beach, Philippines is just worth 600 pesos. Here is a sample Itinerary.
Travelling is one of the most common gestures of treating one’s self. It gives that sense of fulfilment and relaxation, especially to those who are focused with their career. Some include visiting a unique place in their bucket list or annual plan, and a few take it as a means for them to get closer to their family members and relatives. Christmas is fast approaching and you’ll never notice it’s already Valentine’s Day. If you want to experience a peaceful, simple, and economical white beach adventure in the Philippines, with your family, friends or partner, you may try this virgin island named Masasa Beach. You just need 600 pesos (approximately $12.50 based on the current exchange rate) to survive a day here. Below are pictures, contact person, some important reminders and instructions on how to get there, based on the Facebook post of Camille Santiago:
- Go to Cubao Bus Terminal and ride a bus going to Batangas Grand Terminal, which will take approximately 3 hours. ALPS Bus is recommended and fare is just P165 per head.
- After getting off at Batangas Grand Terminal, take a ride heading to Anilao Port. Your fare is just 40 pesos each and estimated travel time is 1 hour and a half.
- Upon reaching Anilao Port, you will be asked to register your names and pay 65 pesos for the boat ride going to Tingloy, Batangas. Approximate sailing time is 45 minutes.
- From Tingloy, Batangas port, you need to ride a tricycle and pay 30 pesos per head getting to the beach for estimated travel time of 5 minutes.
- You would need to walk in a forest-like road to reach the beach front, but the whole travel is worth, if you see how beautiful this creation is.
- Boat from Anilao Port to Tngloy Port starts at 10AM and ends at 4PM only.
- The LAST trip going back to Anilao Port is 9AM, so better be early.
- Observe proper discipline within the beach premises.
- Consider the welfare of the locals and other visitors.
- This beautiful wonder is for free and virgin so always observe cleanliness everywhere. Clean as you go.
- You may buy ALL your good at Anilao Port because the items in the beach premises are a bit pricey.
- Bringing your own tent is highly recommended.
- You may rent for a tent for prices ranging from 300 to 500 pesos.
- Backpacker’s rooms (with restroom and dirty kitchen) are also available for 200 pesos. You may contact the staff of Nonie Cepillo Room for Rent at these numbers 09753696015; 09957426050; 09077619132. Again, always be friendly.
- Snorkelling- You may bring your own gears rent there.
- Island hopping- For the boat, the cheapest there is with s Voice Boat which is 100 pesos per head.
- Underwater photo shoot; just bring your own cameras.
- Card games, board games, drinking session or even just a simple quiet time with the view or with your favorite book. Just remember, always behave appropriately.
Below are the photos of Masasa Beach, also courtesy of Camille Santiago:
more photos of Masasa Beach here, from Camille facebook account.