When you hear vacation, beaches will almost be the first thing that comes to mind for many. If you’re ever looking for a destination that screams beaches, then Batangas, Philippines, is highly recommended!
With its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, it’s no wonder that many people flock to this region to relax and unwind.
I believe that travelers deserve the best possible experience when choosing a hotel or accommodation. That is why I have stayed at and evaluated each of the properties listed in this article to ensure the highest level of comfort, convenience, and value.
Read on to learn what are the best beach resorts in Batangas in 2023.
Affordable Batangas Beach Resorts
Vista de Puente Beach Resort
The subtle yet paradise-like Viste de Puente Beach Resorts is located in Sitio Bayanan, Ilijan. It will take quite a journey of around 126 km from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Vista de Puente Beach resort, Batangas is close to various tourist sites to behold and explore! These include the Old Lighthouse, Apolinario Mabini Monument, and Historical Marker, and Plaza Mabini.
You can also check out a few beaches nearby, such as Leah Beach and Dreamland Paradise Resort (public beach).
This cheap Batangas beach resort offers all accommodation essentials to unwind and rest, including fully air-conditioned rooms, a fridge to keep your groceries and drinks cool, a private beach, and a gorgeous swimming pool.
Vista de Puente features day tours in Batangas beaches with picnics, cabanas, and group tables provided, BBQ facilities to grill some ribs or steak, and an array of room categories to choose from based on your preference.
Address: Batangas, 4200 Batangas, Philippines
Calayo Beach Resort
Calayo is a cheap beach resort in Nasugbu, Batangas perfect for a budget holiday and relaxing stay.
It is 70 km away from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport and you can get here by either renting out a car or an airport shuttle by request.
It is an affordable beach resort in Batangas and conveniently located close to the city center. Calayo Beach Resort provides excellent accessibility to some of the famous landmarks to visit.
This includes Mt. Cayluya, Papaya Cove, and the city center. Some of the beaches nearby include Secret Beach, Sunset Beach, Marina Beach, and Tali Beach for a casual sunbathe session or a splash in the salty waters.
At Calayo Beach Resort, me and my other two friends appreciated the variety of amenities offered to ensure a comfortable stay, including multilingual staff, health and safety protocols, a bar, a coffee shop, complimentary breakfast with a selection of American, Asian, and Continental cuisine, family rooms, and pet-friendly accommodations for our furry friends.
The resort also highlights a kitchen (for you to stir up some homemade delights), BBQ facilities for a fun steak night, two swimming pools, and various outdoor activities to choose from.
If you love outdoor activities then you can easily ask at reception for snorkeling, boating, fishing, horseback riding, and snorkeling.
Address: Sitio Hulo, Calayo Rd, 4231 Batangas, Philippines
See also: Best Hotels for Staycation in Manila
Private Beach Resorts in Batangas
Villa MJ Maristela Beach Resort
Villa MJ Maristela is a 5-star hotel located in Lemery, Batangas, around 68 km from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. You will have to rent out a car from the airport to get here, and you should be good to go.
The hotel is ideally located around nearby restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Xentri Mall, Max’s Restaurant, Mcdo, and SM Lemery Center if you feel like eating off-site.
For some natural landscapes, you can take a tour of Taal Volcano and Twin Lakes. Aside from its private beach, the hotel is also placed close to Lemery Beach (480 m) for fresher surroundings.
The hotel has quite a handful of facilities you can enjoy, including BBQ facilities for steak night, sun terraces, a fitness center to keep you in shape, a spa and a wellness center, and a full body massage to soothe all your stress away.
It is also a great place to stay if you want to experience the Sublian Festival.
Villa MJ Maristela Resort features snorkeling for marine life and action, karaoke to sing the night away, and an all-age-welcome swimming pool.
Address: Barangay Nonong Casto, Lemery, Batangas, 4209 Lemery, Philippines
Crusoe Cabins Casobe
Another great private beach resort in Calatagan, Batangas is located 73 km away from Calapan City Airport. You will need to rent out a car at the airport, but rest assured, free parking will be provided.
Fortunately, Crusoe Cabins Casobe is close by to various landmarks such as Casa Astillero, and the Basilica of St. Martin de Tours. You can also book a tour to Aquaria Water Park, which is just next to the resort.
When it comes to beaches, there are plenty! You can check out Burot Beach, Matabungkay Beach, and Perez Beach.
The property provides some of the best facilities for a pleasant stay, such as 3 on-site restaurants (The Sands, Rib Shack, and Tazza Mia) with local, American, and International cuisine to choose from, an outdoor swimming pool to cool off from the sun’s heat, and a garden.
Crusoe Cabins Casobe features wellness activities such as a foot bath, a water slide, an open-air bath, and sun loungers to get that strong tan game going!
Address: Barangay Sta Ana, Calatagan Batangas, 4215 Calatagan, Philippines
Saltitude Dive & Beach Resort
The Saltitude Dive & Beach Resort is a beachfront accommodation in Barangay San Jose, Mabini. It is about 84 km from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
One drawback we encountered is that transportation to the resort requires a private shuttle, which can be arranged through the airport or the property (with additional charges possibly applicable).
For some natural scenery and trekking, you can check out Mount Gulugod Baboy Trail that’s only 4.3 km from the resort.
To taste some of Philipino cuisine nearby, you can check out Johanna’s Grille and the OMG! Olvida & Myra’s Grill, and maybe end the day with a drink or two at Frido’s bar.
Aside from the property’s private beach, you can also check out Anilao Beach and Ligaya Beach, which are only a short drive away.
The Saltitude Dive & Beach Resort in Batangas offers plenty of facilities, including a restaurant, a bar, a picnic area, a private beach area, and family rooms.
The resort highlights its activities such as hiking, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, and water sports on-site.
If you’re more of a staycation person visiting Batangas, the resort provides a massage and an open-air bath to relax and unwind from those countless office hours.
Here at the resort, you can ask the staff how you can get your scuba diving license by taking a PADI Open Water Diver Course.
Address: 131-A Sitio Lagundi, Barangay San Jose, Batangas, 4202 Mabini, Philippines
Creys Condo at Pico de Loro Cove
The Creys Condo at Pico de Loro Cove is an apartment located in Pico de Loro Cove, Hamilo Coast, and is 55.7 km away from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (closest one).
You can get to the property by either using a private shuttle or renting out a car at the airport.
There are quite a few landmarks close to the property, such as Pico de Loro Cove, Mount Pico De Loro, and you can even take a stroll around the lovely neighborhood!
There are five beaches close to the location, including Pico de Loro Beach Club (closest one yet), Payungan Beach, Calayo Beach, Long Beach, and Natipuan Cove Beach.
Creys condo at Pico de Loro Cove offers various guest facilities such as a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi, family rooms, a bar, and two restaurants called Lagoa and Sun Coral (both offering Asian and American cuisine).
The property features a spectacular mountain view and a wide array of activities to choose from (though some may include additional charges), such as water sports, squash, diving, horse riding, fishing, and a tennis court to play a game or two.
Address: Unit 406 Carola B, Pico de Loro Cove, Hamilo Coast, Brgy Papaya Nasugbu Batangas, 4231 Nasugbu, Philippines
Anilao Beach Club
Anilao Beach Club resort is strategically located in San Jose, Mabini, and is about 47 km away from the Calapan International Airport. To get here, you can either request an airport transfer from the property or rent out your own car.
When it comes to popular destinations to venture to, the property has plenty nearby! They include the Taal Heritage Village, Mount Muntingtubig, Mabini Plaza, Aquaria Waterpark, and more!
Aside from the property’s private beach, you can also check out Majuben Beach and Dive and Dine Anilao, just a few kilometers away.
Anilao Beach Club has just about everything you need, such as allowing pets, a balcony/terrace in guest rooms, a bar, complimentary breakfast, restaurants, and room service (if ever you don’t feel like going anywhere).
The property features various non-motorized water sports you and your loved one(s) can enjoy and a family room when you bring the kids along with you.
Address: QW49+G93, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines
Virgin Beach Resort Laiya
Virgin Beach Resort Laiya, San Juan, Batangas, is situated in KM 23, Laiya Road, and is a 33.4 km car ride from Calapan City Airport.
You can rent out a car at the airport and make your way to the resort without having to worry about any parking charges.
There are quite a handful of landmarks you can find nearby. They include the Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine, Basilica of St. Martin de Tours, and Mount Lobo for some natural scenery.
Playa Laiya beach is the closest beach you can find, followed by Laiya beach that is 6.4 km away, though you may want to take a car ride to both beaches.
Virgin Beach Resort is the very definition of a blissful getaway, with a spectacular beachfront view, a restaurant to taste some culinary delights, a balcony/terrace in your rooms, and 24-hour security that should keep everything in check for a great stay.
The resort features water sports activities (including motorized and non-motorized water sports), a private beach to enjoy with your loved one(s), and snorkeling for a Batangas province marine life experience! All you have to do is to bring your water shoes and go explore.
Address: Laiya, San Juan 4226, San Juan, Batangas, Philippines
Cala Laiya Beach Resort is conveniently located in San Juan, Laiya Road, only 35.4 km from Calapan City Airport. The best way to get here is by renting out a car from the airport, but don’t worry, parking is free of charge!
The property is closeby to various tourist destinations such as the Laiya Adventure Park, Milea Bee Farm, and the Taal Heritage Village.
Some of the beaches close by include Playa Laiya beach (just 2.4 km away) and Laiya beach (also 2.4 km away), but you may want to take a car to save some walking time.
Cala Laiya is a pet-friendly resort that offers an array of facilities such as two swimming pools (both indoor and outdoor), Cala Laiya’s own restaurant and bars to dine and wine, and 24-hour security.
The property features various activities to choose from throughout your stay, regardless of whether you’re seeking thrills or just some peace to unwind, making it one of the best Laiya beach resorts.
These activities include snorkeling, massage, boating, and watersport equipment rentals for a day out in the sun.
Address: Sitio Marulas, Laiya Ibabao, San Juan, Batangas City Philippines,
Batangas Beach Resorts with Swimming Pool
Altamare Dive and Leisure Resort Anilao
This beach resort is situated in Barangay San Teodoro, Mabini, and is only about 47 km from Calapan City Airport. You can get here by renting out a car or requesting an airport transfer from the resort.
Altamare Dive and Leisure Resort Anilao is strategically placed close to various hot spots. They include Taal Heritage Village, Aquaria Water Park, Mt. Panay, and Camp Netanya, to name a few of many!
Some of the beaches you can find close to the property (aside from their private beach) include Burot Beach and Matabungkay Beach, and you may want to take a car ride to get there.
The resort has an array of facilities to pamper you throughout your stay. These include a Batangas infinity pool, massage, free breakfast (Asian or Continental), and daily disinfection routines to keep you safe and healthy.
It features an on-site restaurant (Altamare Cafe) to pump your energy back up after a long day, tours to get to know the city, billiards, a spa, and various outdoor activities such as boating, diving, and water sports (non-motorized).
Canyon Cove Hotel & Spa
Canyon Cove Batangas Hotel and Spa are placed on the Far East Road, Nasugbu. It is a beachfront resort with its own private beach, not very far from Manila, just about 62 km from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
You can either use a private shuttle or rent a car at the airport with parking free of charge when you arrive on-site.
To explore the neighborhood, some recommended landmarks are Pillar Rock, Kawayan Cove, Nasugbo Town Proper, and Plaza de Roxas, all just within 3 km away from the property.
Though the accommodation has its private beach available, you can also check out other beaches, including Natipuan Cove Beach, Calayo Beach, and Long Beach.
Canyon Cove Hotel and Spa provide an array of facilities for that blissful stay you have been yearning for! They include a private balcony, en suite bathrooms, a 24-hour front desk to accommodate your needs, a bar, and a restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine.
Some of the highlighted features of the hotel include on-site water sports, meeting/banquet facilities, non-smoking rooms, and a private beach area to spend quality time with your loved one(s).
Address: Far East Road, Piloto Wawa, Batangas, 4231 Nasugbu, Philippines
Palm Beach Resort
This blissful and peaceful beach resort in Laiya is located only 35.5 km from Calapan City Airport. You can either rake a private shuttle or rent out a car to get to the resort and yes, there will be free car parking on-site.
Among the many attractions the city offers, Palm Beach Resort, Batangas, is close by to a handful of them! They include Playa Laiya, Milea Bee Farm, Laiya Adventure Park, and Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine.
For beaches, you can check out the resort’s private beach, Burot Beach, and Matubangkay Beach (the last two beaches are pretty far, so you may need a car ride to get there).
When it comes to facilities, Palm Beach Resort has plenty! These include daily room disinfection, two swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), air conditioning, complimentary breakfast, laundry, and dry cleaning services, and has wheelchair accessibility.
The resort in Batangas features an on-site restaurant, karaoke to sing to the top of your lungs, massage, snorkeling, and water sports (motorized and non-motorized) to fill your days with nothing but joy!
If you want to take advantage of their infinity pool, use of a beachfront cabana, unlimited drinks, and some other gratuities, without staying overnight, you should consider buying a Palm Beach Resort Day Pass.
Address: San Juan – Laiya Rd, San Juan, 4226 Batangas, Philippines
Resorts Worth Mentioning Close to the Beach
Seascape Resort Batangas
The newly renovated Seascape Resort is situated in Bauan, Batangas. It is only 47 km from Calapan City Airport.
Seascape Resort is surrounded by various well-known landmarks such as Taal Heritage Village, Basilica St. Martine de Tours, Milea Bee Farm, and Twin Lakes, just to mention a few.
Aside from their private beach, you can also check out Burot Beach and Matabungkay Beach, which require car or shuttle rides.
What makes a great stay comes from the facilities offered, and this resort defines precisely that.
During our stay, we indulged in the resort’s spa and massage services, savored delectable dishes at the on-site restaurant, and enjoyed refreshing drinks at both the bar and the poolside bar.
It was comforting to know that the resort had implemented proper health and safety protocols, and the family room provided the perfect space for quality time with my friends.
Address: Santa Maria Itaas, Batangas, 4201 Bauan, Philippines
El Jardin De Zaida
El Jardin De Zaida is blissfully located in San Juan. The nearest airport from the property is Calapan City Airport, just 45 km apart. To get here, you need to rent out a car on your own.
The accommodation is strategically placed close to various tourist sites for you to check out and explore.
These include Playa Laiya, Milea Bee Farm, and Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine. You can take a car ride to two beaches, including Burot Beach and Matubangkay Beach.
The property has various facilities such as safety deposit boxes (to keep your valuables safe), tour/ticket assistance, buffet breakfasts, minibars, and private bathrooms.
El Jardin De Zaida features full-service spa and massage services and close proximity to the Costa de Madera Golf Club.
Address: Sitio Lagkit, San Juan, Batangas, Philippines
Batangas Luxury Beach Resorts
Club Punta Fuego
Club Punta Fuego is a simple but elegant beachfront resort near Manila, located in Barangay Balaytique.
It is located 61 km away from Manila Ninoy Aquila International Airport, so to get there you can request an airport transfer when you place your booking, or you can also rent out a car.
The resort has conveniently located nearby must-explore destinations, such as the city center (only 10 km from the property) and Country Club.
You can also check out other beaches nearby, such as Pico De Loro Beach, Secret Beach, Sunset Beach, and Marina Beach, to name a few.
Club Punta Fuego has an array of facilities to ensure you make the most out of your stay, including an outdoor pool, a fitness center, free WiFi, balcony/terrace in all rooms, 3 on-site restaurants (Local and Italian cuisine), and shuttle services to get you around the city.
The accommodation screams activities such as hiking, a mini-golf course, a squash court, a tennis court, fishing, watersports, and massage services to tend to whatever you wish to fill your days with!
Address: Balaytigue, Batangas, 4231 Nasugbu, Philippines
Anilao Awari Bay
This sweet-escape resort is situated in Mabini, Batangas, and is only 48.5 km from Calapan City Airport. To get here, you can request an airport transfer when you place your booking, renting out a car is also another option.
Anilao Awari Bay resort has been strategically located close to various well-known landmarks. These include Taal Heritage Village, Aquaria Waterpark, Taal Volcano, and Twin Lakes to get to know the city’s few of many wonders.
Aside from your exclusive access to their beach, you can also check out Burot Beach for a change in scenery.
The resort has numerous facilities to keep you well cared for throughout your stay, including a coffee shop, a poolside bar, on-site restaurants, family rooms, shuttle services, and a kids swimming pool for your little loved ones!
Some of their featured facilities include massage services, water sports activities (both motorized and non-motorized).
Address: Brgy. Solo, Anilao Mabini, Batangas, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines
La Chevrerie Resort and Spa
This Mabini, Batangas Beach Resort is the very definition of poise and elegance. La Chevrerie Resort and Spa is conveniently located in Barangay Ligaya and is only 48 km away from Calapan City Airport.
The property has been rated excellent for its location with great accessibility to some of the city’s famous landmarks such as Taal Heritage Village, Aquaria Waterpark, Mabini Plaza, Camp Netanya, Mt. Panay, and Milea Bee Farm.
Aside from the resort’s private beach, you can also check Burot Beach and Matabungkay Beach as alternative options.
Upon arrival, you can already tell you are in good hands. La Chevrerie Resort and Spa has just about every facility you need to ensure you get a first-class experience throughout your stay.
It boasts facilities such as a fitness center, a minibar, soundproofed rooms, a family room, complimentary breakfast, a coffee shop (to jumpstart the day), and an outdoor swimming pool.
The resort features spa services, tours to get around the city, and outdoor activities such as diving and non-motorized water sports to never dull a day.
Address: 052 Barangay Ligaya Anilao 4202 Mabini, 4202 Batangas, Philippines
Last but certainly not the least is the extravagant Noni’s Resort. It is located in Barangay Ping-as, with breathtaking views of the mountain.
It is only a 55 km trip by either car or airport transfer shuttle from Calapan City Airport.
Not only is the resort in close contact with nature, but it is also conveniently placed near plenty of landmarks such as Taal Heritage Village, Twin Lakes, Taal Volcano, Cockpit Arena, and Playa Laiya (you may want to have a car ready to go for these destinations).
The property’s closest beaches you can find are Burot Beach and Matabungkay Beach (about 40 km away).
This resort has an array of facilities to provide for all your needs, such as free WiFi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, a family room, a children’s playground (to keep the little ones entertained), laundry service, an outdoor swimming pool (with a spectacular natural scenery), and an on-site restaurant serving Asian cuisine.
Noni’s Resort features BBQ facilities to roast some marshmallows or have a steak out, a table tennis area, billiards, hiking, and tours to get to know Batangas a little better, easily making it one of the top beach resorts in Batangas.
Address: Barangay Ping-as, Batangas, 1900 Alitagtag, Philippines
Acuatico Beach Resort
Acuatico Beach Resort is a luxury private beach resort in San Juan, Batangas. It is located 33 km away from the Calapan City Airport and they offer a private airport transfer on request.
Apart from its own private beach, you can visit two other beaches – Dakila II Beach Holiday (2.8km away) or the beautiful Laiya Beach (10km away).
Acuatico Beach Resort is a truly luxury resort and features an infinity pool, spa, sauna, massage services, a fitness center, hot tub, table tennis, billiards, and swimming pools (indoor, outdoor, and a kids pool).
You can also request daily tours and water sports activities. While the breakfast is included in the price, they do offer room service, BBQ facilities, and 5-star restaurants.
Address: Laiya, San Juan, Batangas, Philippines
Vivere Azure Resort
Vivere Azure Resort, quite literally paradise on Earth, is conveniently located in Anilao. The resort is only a 47 km trip from Calapan City Airport, making it easily one of the best beach resorts in the Philippines.
To get to know the city better, there are a handful of places you explore and enjoy! These include the Taal Heritage Village, Basilica of St. Martin de Tours, Mt. Panay, and Twin Lakes.
Apart from the private beach the resort has, you can also consider Burot Beach and Matabungkay Beach as other options to go for.
Vivere Azure Resort has several facilities to pamper to all your vacation needs, including massage service, free breakfast, a poolside bar (for a drink or two), 24-hour room service, on-site restaurants, and an outdoor swimming pool for an enjoyable stay.
It also features taxi services, valet parking, a fitness center, and is wheelchair accessible.
Address: Barangay Aguada, San Teodoro Anilao Anilao Batangas, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines
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How to Get to Batangas from Manila
There are three different modes of transport you can use to get to Batangas from Manila. Taking a bus is highly recommended, especially when you’re on a budget, costing you $4 to $7.
First, take the Recto LRT (Lrt 2) and stop at Cubao LRT, walk 590 meters to the Manila Cubao Jam Liner (buses leave every 30 minutes) and wait until you arrive at Batangas Grand Terminal. The total trip duration will be 3 hours and 40 minutes.
Another alternative would be renting out a car at the airport. It should only take you 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to Batangas from Manila.
Last but not least is by taxi but may cost $40 to $50. Though it may be more expensive, having someone drive you to where you need to be after long flight hours isn’t a bad bargain.
Best Beaches in Batangas
Laiya Beach is located in San Juan, Batangas, and is one of the top-ranked beaches for tourists. This white beach in Batangas is blanketed with pristine blue waters, and has a handful of water sports activities!
Masasa Beach is situated on the southern side of Tingloy and has been deemed the best beach in Batangas! It is known for tranquility and quietness, with crystal clear waters and powdery white sand.
Sepoc Beach is located in Anilao Port and offers an undeniably breathtaking view. With gorgeous deep-sky-blue waters and grainy white sand, it earned its spot as one of the popular Batangas beaches for tourists.
You can enjoy this stunning beach by booking a cheap tour to Sepoc Beach which includes the Eagle Point Resort Diving Experience.
The all-time go-to beach has been reigning in popularity since the 1950s. What was once known as a small fishing village is now one of the most sought-for tourist destinations due to its long-stretching shoreline to take some time off the hustle and bustles of the city.
Calayo Beach is one of the best Nasugbu Batangas beaches to date! It is known for its light brown sands and enchanting blue-green waters.
Setting yourself up for the perfect vacation is almost always guaranteed when you pick a suitable accommodation.
We hope this list of various accommodation options can serve you well in your trip-planning ahead. And to that, we would like to say bon voyage!