Sunday, February 21, 2016
Friday, April 4, 2014
Ride the air-conditioned bus going straight to Batangas pier via CALABARZON Expressway. Travel time to Batangas pier will take more or less 2 hours and the fare is less than 200 pesos.
Upon arrival in Batangas pier, go to Terminal 3 and find the ticket booth of the ferry going to Puerto Galera. At Batangas Pier, passengers are required to pay the Terminal Fee worth 30 pesos per person and the Environmental User Fee for tourists going to Puerto Galera worth 50 pesos per person.
Puerto Galera has 4 major points of entry, namely, Sabang Pier, Muelle Pier, Balatero Pier and White Beach. If you are going to Sabang, choose the ferry that will go directly to Sabang Pier. If you are going to White Beach, make sure that the ferry will go to White Beach.
There are many shipping companies plying the Batangas-Puerto Galera route. The major passenger ferries are: FSL or Father and Son Shipping Lines, MSL or Minolo Shipping Lines and Galerian Lines.
The maximum capacity of an outrigger ferry is from 60 up to 120 passengers. The ticket costs 250 to 280 pesos, one-way.
The first ferry trip to Puerto Galera is 7:30 am during the normal season and every hour thereafter, one or 2 ferries depart until 4:30 pm which is usually the last trip to Puerto Galera.
If you happen to disembark at the wrong pier or landing site, there are tricycles that you can hire to bring you to the resort of your choice.
I have been in Puerto Galera white beach resort for three times;
This time on my 4th time I accidentally book in Talipanan Puerto, Galera due to mistakes we thought that this resort is very near in white beach resort. But after our experience in this resort we don’t have any regret staying in this place. A very relaxing and quiet place, it seems like that you are in a private island/resort.
I highly recommend this place for those who want to enjoy a private moment with their partner.
Activities that we enjoyed:
Snorkeling in Corral's Garden
Snorkeling in the coral’s garden is one of the best experienced I ever had.
It seems like that I am swimming in a big aquarium with different beautiful fishes.
Or maybe I can say that I felt that I’m a mermaid swimming in the middle of the sea.
Souvenirs that you can buy in Puerto
handmade bracelet and anklet
we negotiate for the price of this bracelet and anklet for 5 pieces for only Php100.00
Infinity Hotel is one of the best hotel in this place but it's a little bit pricey rather than the others.
You may also check the bamboo resort/hotel they have a relaxing amenities and very affordable rates.