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Address: | Matabungkay, Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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I've been in parts of Batangas many times, it's been an usual place for me to visit every summer. i suggest on being at the beach early in the morning and leaving the next morning... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in Batangas, about 2 to 3 hrs ride from Manila, this place is so ideal for team building, family outing and even for romantic escapade. They have floating cottages that ranges from 700 to 800 per day. Air-conditioned Nipa Hut rooms that ranges from 1800 to 2500 per night. They also offer pedal boat ride for 300 pesos and... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I've been in parts of Batangas many times, it's been an usual place for me to visit every summer. i suggest on being at the beach early in the morning and leaving the next morning to enjoy the activities and have a quality time with your friends. don't forget to bring foods and alcoholic drinks if you like. party snack... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

the last time i went here, i was with my friends and that was sometime during the summer. we saw that there were more "balsa" (bamboo raft) that time- compared to my other visits) and we were told they just held their annual festival. one raft had the name "Sun of the Beach". lol. beaches in Batangas typically have long... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A relative booked one of those small cottages being rented by residents and I and my family was invited. Of course it was a disaster. I then looked around for suitable accomodations. Of the three sites i visited, only the Matabungkay Beach Club is acceptable but sadly fully booked. Seabreeze is quaint but old. You need not visit the others.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

It's a beach, so that instantly makes it a fun place, but there is nothing exceptional about this place. It is close to Manila. It is generally clean. There are a number of places you can rent or buy things. There are people who party all night. It is a nice place, but what made our trip was the people... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

With its clear water and fine white sand, i'm sure you would love to visit this resort. There are floating cottages which you can rent for 1k-3k, depending on size. We visited here last April 2016, we rented a floating cottage for 3k, and they offered second cottage for 1k only (because we are big group), 4k for 2 cottages.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited Matabungkay beach late in the afternoon, we hadn't arrived until about 3pm. Because of this we were a bit unsure of whether or not we should rent a balsa or not. In the end we decided to as the owner gave us a good price for it. The balsa would've fit about 10 people comfortably... More 

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Cavite
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

It was my second time in Matabungkay Beach when my siblings and I had a family bonding. Matabungkay is a barangay of Lian, Batangas. It is a long shore in which the settlers in this barangay made it as their rental businesses for the people visiting the place and need a cottages to use while they're in the beach. There... More 

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Lian, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Matabungkay is a barangay of the municipality of Lian, Batangas, the Philippines. It is known for its white sand beach which is reasonably accessible from Manila (about 120 kilometres (75 mi)). It was originally 'discovered' to be a great weekend or daytrip destination in the early 1950s, allegedly by sun starved German residents of Manila. In fact the German Club... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

First don't judge the water quality by the edge of the beach. There is soil mixed with the sand, so it looks dirty, but just as clean as sand. Then once you get a few meters into the water it is clear as can be. There a number of things to do, such as boat rides, or fishing boats for... More 

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