When it comes to awesome beaches and resorts, no wonder Batangas is the first choice of our adventure seeking friends. Not only this place in Luzon offers awesome beaches from white sand to black sand beaches, it also has establishments and resorts best for budget-conscious travelers and kid-friendly amenities. On such note, one resort where you can go pool-hopping is the Shercon Resort and Ecology Park. Another resort is ringing names when it comes to serenity and tranquility, the Kapusod.
La Virginia Hotel and Resort
We found another top spot in Batangas that is waiting for you to visit – La Virginia Hotel and Resort – only two (2) hours from Manila. La Virginia Hotel and Resort is situated in Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas. It’s a 10.2 hectare of vast land with tourists and kids-friendly structures and designs. You can enjoy, dine, and relax overlooking the famous Taal Lake in the scenery. A place most perfect for family getaways and team building activities.
How to Get to La Virginia Hotel and Resort from Manila
- Ride a bus heading to SM Lipa via JAC Liner/DLTB/Jam, etc. Tell the driver to drop you off at Mataas na Kahoy. (P124.00 to P130.00 each // less than $3)
- Next, ride a jeepney bound for Mataas na Kahoy and tell the driver to drop you off at 7-11. (P8.00)
- From 7-11, ride a tricycle and tell the driver to bring you to La Virginia Hotel and Resort. (P60.00) per one-way ride.
La Virginia Hotel and Resort houses the following attractions and amenities you can definitely take pictures with:
*2-way Zip Line
*themed rooms and hotel rooms
*Overlooking view of Taal Lake
*Room accommodations start at P2000 (overnight)
*Picnic Huts starts at P800
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Top Attractions and Amenities
The only Buddha image on the site. A huge one similar to Bangkok’s so it’s definitely an eye’s trick to tell your friends you were in Thailand, but in reality, you’re just in La Virginia Resort.
One of the resort’s main attractions. Live like you’re in a fairy tale when you go photo shooting in this castle made for princes and princesses to unleash that royal blood in you. It could be rented for special events.
Have a glimpse at how Ifugao houses are built and how they look like in this small Ifugao village in the resort.
Swim in a variety of pools in the hotel. A few with overlooking spots to Taal Lake and a few made for fun and relaxation. Bring your kids and hop into the world-class pools they offer.
The highest point in the middle of the resort. It gives you a 360-degree overall view of what the resort looks like from above.
Themed Picnic Huts
Stay and take more pictures with these picnic huts that are designed to give you great views and quite a relaxation.
Quite a number of photographic locations are spread out to the resort. Don’t forget to take a great shot!
Taal Lake View
One of the mesmerizing sights to find in La Virginia. Be amazed by the sunset view and foggy atmosphere when you wake up in the morning.
Their restaurant serves mostly Filipino foods and is made to order at an affordable price. So order in advance in order not to get hungrier while waiting for the food. They serve all-day but not 24 hrs.
Activities in La Virginia Hotel and Resort
What a resort is called when it has no swimming pool? La Virginia exceeds your swimming pool expectations with their 11 themed water pools.
Who says you couldn’t find any awesome activities at this resort? Archery is their newest attraction and activity to try at the resort.
|30 Minutes||Php 250.00|
|1 Hour||Php 450.00|
|5 Arrows||Php 100.00|
|10 Arrows||Php 200.00|
|15 Arrows||Php 250.00|
Have you ever wanted to experience the feeling of flying or overcome your fear of heights while soaring over a majestic Taal lake and surrounding forest? At La Virginia Zipline Rides experience an exhilarating ride up to 60km/hr as you soar up to 300 feet off the ground on a scenic zipline courses 200 meters long.
|2-Way Ride (150 Meters) with Photo Frame||Php 300.00|
|Photo Only||Php 100.00|
|2-Way Ride (350 Meters) with Photo||Php 400.00|
|Wall Climbing Rates||Price|
|Per Climb Rate||Php 100.00|
|Climbing Shoes Rental||Php 50.00|
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