Sombrero Island is located at the eastern tip of Tingloy Island in the province of Batangas. Sombrero Island is a mini island paradise inhabited by no one. It serves as a side trip for most tourist diving in the world renowned Anilao Manrine Sanctuaries. The island can be reach through a medium size boat or banka which can be hired through a middle man who will approach your group.
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Diving Sombrero site got surrounded by barracudas!
Anilao, Batangas, a barangay in the town of Mabini, has been lauded as one of the top diving sites in the world, and it's easy to understand why. If you are a macro underwater photography enthusiast, this is a dream spot because it is peppered with underwater critters, nudibranchs and a variety of colorful fishes. Anilao reefs and marine life are so gorgeous that they will blow you away.
But non-divers need not frown, as Anilao, Batangas is not all about diving, it is also a good base for island hopping, beach bumming, snorkeling and climbing in the nearby town of Tingloy! Recently, I spen ...
Whether you decide to do a day trip or an overnighter at Anilao, you will be going home with a perpetual smile on your lips as you scour over the photos you took of this awesome place. This province, only 3 hours away from Manila, exhibits an exquisite life beneath the sea.
In Anilao, you can take Scuba Diving lessons and get licensed! However, if you are on a shoestring budget, you can opt to rent a mask, fins and snorkel instead.
Sepoc Island is a white pebbled beach that is quite exclusive. A peaceful paradise all for yourself.
Hire a boat to brin ...
Batangas is part of the list of my favorite provinces in the Philippines because of its stunning beaches, beautiful mountains, and many more out of doors activities that I have always enjoyed when visiting this province. One of my favorite destination is Anilao in Mabini, Batangas which is becoming more and more famous for those who loves diving. According to my friend who used to dive there, Anilao has an amazing marine life sanctuary and it has the capacity to attract more divers from all over the world. My bad because I haven't try to experience diving there yet, but I would definitely try ...
Our family trip to Mount Gulugod Baboy and Sombrero Island last September 10-11, 2016 in Batangas province.
Mount Gulugod Baboy is situated in Anilao, Mabini, Batangas, 2-3 hours travel from Manila. The name Gulugod Baboy, pig spine english, was given because of its slopes and shapes, similar to pig spine. If you're starting to explore the richness of the Philippines that can be found on higher altitude, then this mountain is your perfect start.
The Trail | The trail of Mount Gulugod Baboy is perfect for those people starting their career in mountaineering. From the jump off, at PhilPan Resort, it's an ascending walk on an uphill road, by the village. Then, walking on a well-established tra ...