Batangas Bay

Batangas City, Batangas

Batangas Bay is a semi-enclosed body of water located in the Philippines. The municipalities of Mabini, Bauan, San Pascual, Tingloy on Maribacan Island and Batangas City are located on the coast of the bay.

The deepwater port at Batangas Bay is expected to become the nation's second largest within a few years. The bay is lined with industrial plants ranging from oil refining to foo ...

d processing to ship building. Many fishermen thrive around the area. The bay is also boasts of valuable environmental resources, such as coral reefs that attract thousands of tourists every year.

Batangas Bay News

  • Batangas Bantay Dagat Network Adjudged As Best Managed In PH

    The colorful coral reef in Batangas is a far cry from the white dead corals found in many marine ecosystems in the country.

    "IT really pays to be proactive and conscientious of what would be the best for your community and its environs. Eco-tourism and other development efforts are worthwhile concerns, but a holistic approach in ecological management with all the stakeholders actively participating is even more better." Thus, this is how Mayor Sophia Grandoza Palacio reacts on the recent developments concerning the marine protected area operations in the province of Batangas.

    Last Octobe ...

  • What mining destroys

    What mining destroys

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources must get its act together. Last week, it proudly launched a five-year initiative which, it said, will boost the protection and conservation of five key marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines. One of them, it said, was the Verde Island passage in Batangas. Calling the project, "Strengthening the Marine Protected Areas to Conserve Marine Key Biodiversity," the DENR announced that it had established more coordinated approaches to conservation efforts in the Verde island Passage and four other areas which are found in Surigao del Sur, Davao ...

  • Out of town to Batangas Bay

    Out of town to Batangas Bay

    Out Of Town Tayo With a thought that summer will be over soon, what happens when five friends give in to a spur-of-the-moment invitation to go out of town? Our reactions range from running towards the laundry area and placing whenever available dry clothes from the washing line in a backpack, including the hanger to calling girlfriends to let them know of the sudden road trip.

    One of us made a phone call to inform relatives that friends will stay over the weekend in the family ancestral home located near the beachfront of Batangas Bay.

    The Road Trip. A few hours before sunrise and withou ...

  • Diving in Anilao

    January 2015 Philippines diving trip ^^ KEEP FUN & DIVING. The first cut both films, there is no technical content, hope forgive me because no much film can use, so do not be mind.

  • Chevron Volunteers Clear Batangas Shores In Time For Pawikan Nesting Season

    Chevron Volunteers Clear Batangas Shores In Time For Pawikan Nesting Season

    In the name of volunteerism and diversity, Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of the Caltex fuel and lubricants, united 298 volunteers composed of employees, contractors, business partners and community residents for its annual coastal clean-up at the Chevron terminal beachfront, in San Pascual, Batangas.

    The volunteers collected more than 300 bags of trash, debris, and driftwood which can harm marine life in Batangas Bay. The collected garbage was segregated to biodegradables, recyclables, and non-recyclable materials totaling over 3.5 metric tons. The volunteers donated a total of 8 ...

  • Mt Gulugod Baboy of Mabini Batangas

    Mt Gulugod Baboy of Mabini Batangas

    Gulugod Baboy means "pig's spine", so named because this mountain has lots of outlines/silhouettes of the hills as well as it has a wide surface for a normal mountain trail. Mt Gulugod Baboy is a popular hiking destination for first timers. It is the perfect mountain for those who are starting and wondering what does this activity really is.

    The mountain is situated at Mabini, Batangas and it would take 1 1/2 - 2 hours to reach its peak. Aside from that, the trail is [I might say] fairly easy so this adventure is considered to be a minor climb. Pinoy Mountaineer rate the difficulty of this ...