Puerto Galera is a very beautiful place, located on the island of Mindoro in and area known as Oriental Mindoro, considered to have one of the worlds most beautiful natural harbors, known to locals as the Pearl of Mindoro. Puerto Galera is also a favorite dive spot for both experienced and beginner scuba divers who can enjoy the many beautiful coral reefs, beaches and over forty (40) dive spots.
Puerto Galera is popular among tourists for its various beaches and many snorkeling and diving spots. The beaches have a lively nightlife at the many popular beach-side restaurants and bars. Come and see the beautiful rock formations, shallow coral gardens and colorful fish and sea creatures that include the following; sea anemones, crabs, moray eel, shrimp and trumpet fish.
Puerto Galera has a comforting and relaxing ambiance of glowing seas that gives an eye catching view to the tourists, and it is one of the most elegant and developed beach resort community in the country. The popular beaches here are the Sabang Beach and the White Beach were you can experience white sand that is similar to what you will find in Boracay, and this feature is what makes it so attractive to the tourists that they must go and visit this place.
Discover and explore the enticing beauty of Puerto Galera as it continues to attract tourists or vacationers with its white sand beach and crystal clear blue water. It is an ideal place for honeymoon or couples who want to spend their romantic vacation, for group of friends who want to spend a memorable and enjoyable getaway, and for families who want to spend their quality time together with their loved ones.
If you want to go and experience the amazing adventures in Puerto Galera it is an easy (3) three and a (½) half hours from Manila, first by bus to the port of Batangas City and then from Batangas City to the Calapan, Mindoro by boat. Vacationers or tourists can also take the high-speed ferry boat from the Batangas City port to Calapan, Mindoro and then by the jeepney to Puerto Galera.
Great reasons to visit Puerto Galera:
Here at The Excavation Museum, you can found the most archeological treasures of Puerto Galera and the museum house antiques taken from excavations. This museum house has a different collections of Siamese and Chinese pottery and also have an items such as jars, sword, lamps and Chinese porcelain that date back from several centuries.
A Group of itinerant people who are living in the mountain of Mindoro, are the citizens of Mindoro. However, now a days the Tagalogs forms the majority of the population. They preserve their culture without a modern western influences, who want to see them as a responsible guide. Behavior and Respect is need when visiting them, just like the people who wants to visit your place and shows polite actions for them to show their respect and gratitude to the owner.
It is an elegant place for hideouts and jamming with friends or families, a regular harbor where most ferries and boats are there. The bay is placed near to the bars, restaurants and a row of shops, you may enjoy the beautiful view of the bay while a having a memorable lunch and a romantic dinner to your special someone.
Tamaraw Falls named from the word Tamaraw, it is a water buffalo originated from the Island of Mindoro. It is the most popular destination here in Puerto Galera. Tamaraw Falls is a twin waterfalls about 423-feet high. You may enjoy the natural spring from the falls and enjoy the eye catching views and fresh ambiance of the forest, Just a few minute down the road.
Big La Laguna Beach
It is the perfect place for snorkeling, swimming and scuba diving, it's located in the heart of beautiful Big La Laguna Bay, where the sand is white, alive with tropical fish and corals and the water is crystal clear. Come and experience the good fun and excitement here at La Laguna Beach .
Small La Laguna Beach
It is located beside the Sabang beach and you can go there from an estimated time of 20 minutes from the pier by taking a jeepney bound to Sabang. It has more facilities compared to the Big La laguna beach, its refreshing water is ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling. They offer diving equipment for rent or you can buy it from the dive shop nearby.
This place is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving, a several nightspots in this area is what makes it famous for evening socials or events. Sabang Beach can offer many of interesting activity for the tourists or vacationers like island hopping, jet skis, go deep sea diving and so on.
Talipanan Beach is the perfect place for tourist who wants a peaceful and quiet ambiance to relax and unwind. This beach is best for family gatherings or family outing. It can be reached by an estimated time of 40 minutes by taking a jeepney or a boat from the town pier.
White Sand Beach
An amazing place to stay and enjoy, because the main attraction for the tourists is an amazing view of water with crystal clear that glimmers especially during the summer months. And can enjoy different activities like sailing, surfing, swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving.
Many of the tourists in Puerto Galera are interested in scuba diving, because they want to see the coral reefs that are well maintained and gives beauty to the environment. Experience the underwater world, including 40 famous dive sites and from beginners to advance, the diving here at Puerto Galera is excellent.
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Land & Sea Transportation Serving Puerto Galera
- Private Land Transportation
- Public Transportation
Puerto Galera Beaches
- Suqui Beach
- La Laguna Beach
- Melco Beach
- Long Beach
- Bayanan Beach
- Banilad Beach
- Small La Laguna Beach
- Punta Guarda Beach
- Coral Beach
- Monkey Beach
- Mindoro Island Tour