12 Cheap Batangas Beach Resorts for Your Summer Getaways
Published: March 26, 2019 | Updated: July 13, 2020 | Posted by: Venus Zoleta | Personal Finance
Batangas offers something that Boracay, Palawan, and Bohol can’t—quicker access to the Philippines’ stunning beaches. No need to book flights and plan long leaves because you can drive to Batangas on a whim for just two to four hours and spend a quick weekend getaway in one of its beach resorts.
Cost-wise, Batangas beach resorts vary. Whether you’re on a tight budget or having an unplanned trip, there’s surely a beach resort that won’t cost you a lot. Your budget options are mostly camping sites and beach resorts with dormitory-type and standard accommodations.
Here are 12 beach resorts in Batangas with reasonable prices for budget-conscious families, backpackers, soon-to-weds, honeymooners, and companies looking for team-building venues.
Table of Contents
- Affordable Batangas Beach Resorts
- IslaVerde Tropical Friendly Resort
- White and Yellow Castle Hotel and Resort
- Talisay Green Lake Resort
- Nanay Rosie Kubo
- La Luz Beach Resort
- Final Thoughts
Affordable Batangas Beach Resorts
Manuel Uy Beach Resort
Facebook photo from Rich Taganahan
Manuel Uy Accommodation Rates
- Environmental fee: PHP 30 per visit
- Entrance fee: PHP 150 for day tour / PHP 250 for an overnight tour (free entrance for children six years old and below)
- Tent rental: PHP 500 for two to three persons
- Campsite fee (for those bringing their own tents): PHP 200 to PHP 900, depending on tent size
Manuel Uy Beach Resort location: Brgy. Sta. Ana, Calatagan, Batangas
If beach camping is your thing and you’re traveling on a low budget, Manuel Uy Beach Resort is the best Batangas beach resort for you. This popular beach campsite in Batangas offers only camping accommodations, so don’t expect to find any room or cottage there.
Typically, accommodations at Calatagan beach resorts cost at least PHP 3,000. But Manuel Uy allows you to save money with its affordable rates, whether you rent a tent or bring your own.
You can save more by bringing your own cookware and buying fresh veggies and seafood at the Calatagan public market. The campsite has more than 30 grilling stations where campers can cook their own food.
One Laiya Beach Resort
One Laiya Accommodation Rates
- Entrance fee: PHP 100 per person (free entrance for children below 12 years old, senior citizens, and drivers)
- Overnight accommodation: Starts at PHP 2,500 per night for two persons
- Day tour cottage: Starts at PHP 1,500 for seven to nine persons
One Laiya Beach Resort location: Brgy. Laiya Ibabao, San Juan, Batangas
One Laiya Beach Resort (formerly Tayabas Bay Beach Resort) is a budget-friendly resort with one of the best beaches in Batangas. It boasts of having a breathtaking, picture-perfect view of the sunset with purple, red, orange, and yellow hues.
This affordable Laiya beach resort is great for families out for a quick weekend getaway. It offers plenty of activities for the young and old: snorkeling, underwater cave tour, island hopping, banana boat, jet ski, parasailing, basketball, volleyball, videoke, and more. Its water is shallow, making it a kid-friendly resort.
Guests can also hold a barbecue party using one of the common grilling stations at the beach resort.
Bubblemaker Dive and Beach Resort
Bubblemaker Accommodation Rates
This Anilao beach resort offers five types of rooms, with rates starting at PHP 1,250 (dorm room per bed).
Bubblemaker Dive and Beach Resort location: 081 San Jose, Mabini, Anilao, Batangas
Diving enthusiasts who need just a cheap place to stay in Batangas will find Bubblemaker Dive and Beach Resort an ideal location for satisfying their adventure craving.
Want to learn diving? You can sign up for scuba and freediving courses at Bubblemaker. After a tiring day of exploring the biodiversity of Anilao, Batangas, you can relax at the air-conditioned, Wi-Fi room at the resort.
Buceo Anilao Beach Resort
Buceo Anilao Accommodation Rates
This Anilao beach resort has three accommodation types to choose from, the cheapest of which is the standard double room that costs USD 30 per person (approximately PHP 1,575).
Guests who stay during off-peak season (July to October) can enjoy a 30% discount on all room rates.
Buceo Anilao Beach Resort location: San Teodoro, Mabini, Anilao, Batangas
Buceo Anilao caters to divers, as well as underwater photographers, as it’s surrounded by reefs with rich marine creatures. It offers a variety of diving packages and courses for both new and advanced divers.
IslaVerde Tropical Friendly Resort
IslaVerde Accommodation Rates
- Environmental fee: PHP 30 per person
- Entrance fee: PHP 100 per person
- Tent rental: Starts at PHP 500 for two persons and PHP 800 for four persons
- Tent pitching (for those bringing their own tents): PHP 300 (small tent) / PHP 500 (big tent)
- Room: Starts at PHP 1,500 per night for four persons
IslaVerde Tropical Friendly Resort location: Sampalukan, Brgy. San Agustin Kanluran, Isla Verde, Batangas City
This beachfront accommodation sits on a small island called Isla Verde in Batangas. The area relies heavily on solar energy for power, so don’t expect Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms, and even electrical outlets.
So if you want a quick escape from your toxic work life, then this Batangas beach resort is perfect for that much-needed digital detox and relaxation.
Be one in nature by enjoying the different activities that IslaVerde Tropical Friendly Resort has to offer. You can dive the reefs with diverse marine life, trek to Mt. Dagit-dagit and Liponpon, and tour the island while riding a boat. Or if you just need peace and quiet, indulge in a relaxing ofuro (Japanese hot tub) for only 100 bucks.
Engracio’s Beach Resort
Engracio’s Accommodation Rates
- Tent rental/pitching: PHP 650 per night for two persons
- Treehouse accommodation: PHP 975 per night for three persons
- Bamboo cottage: PHP 1,650 per night for four persons
Engracio’s Beach Resort location: Aplaya, Sampalukan, San Agustin West, Verde Island, Batangas City
Engracio’s Beach Resort – The Beach Camp Isla Verde is another great, budget-friendly option for those who want to experience the laid-back beach life in Isla Verde, Batangas.
What to enjoy during your visit? You can go beach hopping, boating, snorkeling at the Sampalukan Fish Sanctuary, and hiking to Mt. Dagit-dagit.
The Batangas beach resort requires a reservation and doesn’t accommodate walk-in guests.
Surface Interval Resort
Surface Interval Accommodation Rates
- Entrance fee: PHP 50 for day tour / PHP 100 for overnight tour per person
- Tent rental: PHP 300 (small tent) / PHP 500 (big tent)
- Tent pitching: PHP 200 for an overnight stay per person
- Room: PHP 1,500 for up to four persons
- Open cottage: PHP 200 per person for an overnight stay
Surface Interval Resort location: San Agapito, Verde Island, Batangas
Visiting Isla Verde in Batangas soon? This cheap Batangas beach resort is worth a try. Surface Interval offers cottages, rooms for small groups, and also allows tent pitching for when you’re traveling on a tight budget.
White and Yellow Castle Hotel and Resort
White Castle Accommodation Rates
This Calatagan beach resort has six different room types with prices starting at PHP 2,750 per night for two persons (standard room with a land view).
White and Yellow Castle Hotel and Resort location: Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas City
Luxury meets affordability at this seaside resort in Calatagan, Batangas, with its colorful rooms and Instagram-worthy castle-themed hotel.
Mt. Maculot View Resort
Mt. Maculot View Accommodation Rates
This Batangas beach resort has double bed-type and dormitory-type air-conditioned rooms, with rates starting at PHP 2,000 per night for two persons.
Mt. Maculot View Resort location: Brgy. Pinagkaisahan, Cuenca, Batangas
Looking for affordable beach resorts in Batangas with a swimming pool? This resort offers not just one but plenty of pools for adults and kids, making it an ideal family resort. It features slides and cartoon character figures around the pools, which add an element of fun to your summer vacation in Batangas. Swimming in Mt. Maculot View Resort’s pools is like swimming in the sea, as the water contains a mineral sea salt with health benefits.
Talisay Green Lake Resort
Talisay Green Lake Accommodation Rates
There are eight affordable rooms to choose from at Talisay Green Lake. Prices range from PHP 1,500 per night for a standard couples room to PHP 7,000 for a big villa that can accommodate up to 12 guests.
Room rates already include the entrance fee and free use of private cabana and swimming pool.
Talisay Green Lake Resort location: Brgy. Sta. Maria, Talisay, Batangas
Talisay Green Lake Resort is one of the Batangas beach resorts nearest the Taal Volcano. It comes with air-conditioned rooms, a swimming pool with gazebo, and other standard hotel amenities.
These features make the Batangas beach resort a favorite destination for beach weddings, reunions, corporate team-building, and other special events.
For tourists, Talisay Green Lake offers Taal Volcano tour, boating, and trekking packages.
Nanay Rosie Kubo
Nanay Rosie Accommodation Rates
- Tent rental: PHP 220 per person
- Tent pitching: PHP 120 per person
- Room: Starts at PHP 300 per person
Nanay Rosie Kubo location: Masasa, Tingloy, Batangas
Situated between a lagoon and white sand beach, Nanay Rosie Kubo isn’t your ordinary cheap beachfront accommodation in Batangas. You can enjoy peace and quiet, without getting connected, as electricity goes off at 6 pm until 6 am. Enjoy stargazing, and you might be able to see dinoflagellates or see fireflies at night.
La Luz Beach Resort
La Luz Accommodation Rates
This Laiya beach resort offers seven different room types (standard, dorm-type, and loft-type), with prices ranging from PHP 3,600 for two persons to PHP 8,730 for 16 persons.
La Luz Beach Resort location: Brgy. Hugom, Laiya, San Juan, Batangas
One of the most popular Batangas beach resorts in Laiya, La Luz Beach Resort provides value for money with its luxurious amenities at affordable rates. Its beautiful cabanas are perfect for relaxation while browsing the internet with the resort’s strong Wi-Fi connection.
Adventure-seekers have lots of activities to choose from apart from swimming: mountain biking, snorkeling, jet ski, kayaking, diving, boating, volleyball, badminton, and more.
Found a potential location for your next Batangas trip from this list? Which of these Batangas beach resorts fit your budget and preferences?
(Photos from the website and Facebook pages of the respective Batangas beach resorts, unless otherwise stated)
-  Manuel Uy Beach Resort
-  Anilao Scuba Diving Resort
-  Buceo Anilao
-  Talisay Green Lake Resort
-  La Luz Beach Resort
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