Thursday, December 01, 2005

Matabungkay Beach, Batangas, Philippines

Matabungkay Beach

A five-kilometer long brown sand beach situated in the town of Lian, Batangas facing the China Sea. Popular among local and foreign tourist alike. It's clear waters ideal for water sports such as swimming, boating, yachting, fishing and skin diving. Along the shoreline are several summer cottages. Excursions are offered by local boatmen to Fortune Island, an uninhabited isle off the coast. It is possible to hire floating bamboo picnic huts anchored out over the reef, which is a good base for snorkeling and partying.

Update (12-02-07):
Matabungkay has the popular beach resorts near to Manila, so on weekends, there are lots of people.

Twins Beach Resort provides a family-style accomodation with good, well-kept rooms. The German managed resort also have it's own restaurant.

Cellphone:
+(63)(0917) 2782121
+(63)(0916) 5989162
Website: http://www.twinsbc.de/twins_e.html
Email: twinsbc@hotmail.com

Coral Beach Club is an Australian managed attractive little place. Offers hospitable rooms, a restaurant and swimming pool.

Cellphone:
+(63)(0917) 9014635
+(63)(0919) 8220383
Website: http://www.coralbeach.ph/index.html
Email: admin@coralbeach.ph

Matabungkay Beach Resort & Hotel offers extensive, well-maintained grounds with good rooms,the expensive ones with refrigerator and TV. There is a restaurant available, a swimming pool and a tennis court.

Cellphone:
+(63)(0917) 8341269
+(63)(0919) 5400265
Manila Telephone:
+(63)(02) 7525252
+(63)(02) 8193080
+(63)(02) 7516683 to 85
Website: http://www.matabungkay.net
Email: inquiry@matabungkay.net
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Lago De Oro Beach Club in Balibago, has extensive grounds about 5 km south of Matabungkay, on the road to Calatagan. The restaurant serves Italian and Filipino food. Also has a swimming pool and facilities for diving. Their main attraction is lake where one can enjoy water skiing.

Cellphone:
+(63)(0917) 5042685
+(63)(0926) 7104754
Matabungkay Telephone:
+(63)(043) 2132006
Website: http://www.lago-de-oro.com
Email: contactus@lago-de-oro.com

Punta Baluarte Resort is an upscale resort about 10 km south of Matabungkay. It has a restaurant, swimming pool, riding and tennis courts. This resort was renovated in September 2004.

Manila Telephone:
+(63)(02) 8924202
+(63)(02) 8994546
+(63)(02) 8195688

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I was ther over Easter in April/06, and found it to be quaint with its bambo floating rafts and crystal clear water. A bit crowdwed perhaps but hey it was a holiday. The beach is just ok but it only a short hop from manila and great for a weekend get away.


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