Burot Beach Calatagan Batangas sidetrip Cape Santiago Lighthouse
Renante MinaWednesday, March 25, 2015 11 comments

From Burot Beach with Loves

     In this crazy wonderful world, all we wanted is just have some time alone, get away and escape from the reality of life. Others would perhaps have a good body massage at the spa to relax, some may watch movie with their confidante or it could be a drink ‘til you drop of emperador lights, kwatro kantos or pulang kabayo with the “tropa”. Different doings yet one meaning - Unwind! 

Shore in Burot beach Calatagan Batangas

Where we pitched our tent

     Philippines’ summer time has just started; have you ever completed one of these unwind-thingy lately? We just did! In a no traffic world, Burot Beach at Calatagan, Batangas is just 3-hours away from the metro. According to miii Loves Manong Unyol, the place is a private owned yet they keep the place open to all – a beautiful and lovely beach place it is! Also, it is undeveloped yet so for those who wished to stay overnight, you have to bring your own tent which is another tipid trip for those who are budgetarian like us. Hehe. 

     Another unspoiled view to either take a plunge at the beach or roam along the sea shore for that pang-profile-pic-shot! Lastly, this is perfect place to spend quality time with the family, have unli-tawa with the barkada or even spend some time alone with special someone.

Sunset with my Loves

     When we’re at this place, it’s just 2 weeks and 4 days of being “us” however it feels like we’re together for like, years? Pardon me for being so cheesy here but I am really happy to be with this man. I felt great being with him last March 14th & 15th. 

     That moment when we’re together and had our butts just seated along the sea shore while watching the sun to finally bid its last beam of light (sunset lang naman talaga gusto ko sabihin, hahaha). Chos!  Not actually our foods (adobo, pakbet and cake, softdrinks pa more and coffee) that bond us closer but it’s really the emperador lights that took us to share our future plans and dreams. I can’t thank you enough for spending our weekend being together here at another God’s masterpiece. I am more than thrilled to explore and discover places to places with you Manong Unyol. 

Sidetrip to Cape Santiago Lighthouse

Cape Santiago Lighthouse

     Cape Santiago (Filipino: Cabo Santiago) is the southwestern point of the island of Luzon located within the municipality of Calatagan in Batangas, Philippines. It is a cape at the southern tip of Santiago Peninsula which faces the South China Sea to the west and Pagapas Bay, an arm of Balayan Bay, to the east. The cape has been the site of a navigational aid since the 1890s.

Epic fail

     The lighthouse at Cape Santiago is the oldest structure in Calatagan built in the 1890s during the Spanish colonial period. Made of brick and lime cement, this red round structure is 51 feet (16 m) tall modeled after the medieval castles in Europe. It is currently in a deteriorated condition with its original light source missing, replaced by an automatic light bulb donated by the Japan International Cooperation Agency that is no longer being used due to lack of funding.

     The area surrounding the lighthouse was slated for a resort development but did not materialize after its developer, the Resort Association of the Philippines, Inc. owned by former Batangas governor Antonio Leviste, was found in violation of environmental laws when it reclaimed some 9,000 square meters of sea area adjacent to the lighthouse. In October 2007, the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary proposed to adopt and restore the lighthouse as its headquarters.

Guest writer: MaryangLaagan <3

How to get there by Public Transport
By Bus
Take Celyrosa Bus at Coastal Mall going to Calatagan Batangas
Travel time is around 3-4hours.
From Calatagan bus terminal, get a trike going to the beach. 
Travel time is 15-20 minutes

By Van
Van terminal located along Zamora St in between Kabayan Hotel and Metropoint Mall.
Take Van going to Calatagan, 
From Calatagan van terminal located in front of the market, get a trike going to the beach.

Bus fare: 160.00 each (Celyrosa bus aircon)
Trike fare: 150.00 per trike (Celyrosa Calatagan Bus terminal to Burot beach)
Entrance Fee to Burot: 130.00 each
Tent Fee: 30.00 per tent
Trike Fare: 150.00 per trike (From Burot beach to Cape Santiago Lighthouse back to bus terminal)
Bus fare: 140.00 each (from Calatagan back to Manila Celyrosa ordinary bus)

Trike Contact No.
Jommel - 09282612033


Romeo Fortuno said...

i'm sure you can enjoy the beautiful
white sand the clean water
you can relax the beautiful place
Try it Believe it ju

just call or text : kuya Romy
to serve you ang time you want
or tricycle ride to burot beach
php 150 good for 1 to 3 person
from public market to burot beach
contact no : 09266452950

naks said...

awwww....ang sweet naman...
manong unyol, mukhang pareho na kayong nakangiti ni sir ivan...hehehe

jekoy lakwatsero said...

naks! ang sweet naman! love! love! love!

Elal Lasola said...

Ang galing talaga ng mga gala nyo. May sidetrip palagi :D

luie zel said...

sa lahat poh nang nag babalak nha pumunta mga turista.. sa burot beach at cafe santiago light house... mag txt or call lang kayo sa # nha 2.... 09366223008 or 09082372416 para sa information...

Ailyne Morano said...

ung tent po, 30pesos or 300 po?

Renante Mina said...

30.00 po ma'am:)

Ailyne Morano said...

Thank you so much!

Unknown said...

hi.. i just want to ask kung may mga cottages ba na pwedeng irent at kung may idea kayo kung magkano ang fees?? or kung magkano kapag magrent ng tent sa burot.. thanks poh.. 😄😄😄

Francis Nicko Badilla said...

may cr po ba na malapit sa burot beach?

Francis Nicko Badilla said...

may cr po ba sa burot beach? kung wala man, meron po bang malapit?