Some of us are now enjoying the heat of the sun. How about you? How's your summer vacation? If you're are looking for a cool summer destination near the Metro, check out Burot Beach in Calatagan, Batangas.
Burot Beach is one of the nearest white beach from Metro Manila. It features a long stretch of of semi-fine cream sand beach,pristine water, dotted trees and beach rock formations. Travel time to go here is around 3-4 hours.
If you want the commute way, take a van bound to Calatagan or Balayan. The terminal is located in Pasay (near Kabayan Hotel). Fare cost is around Php200. From Calatagan market, take a tricycle and ask the driver to bring you to Burot Beach.
For bus commuter, look for Calatagan-bound buses at the Costal Mall grand terminal. Fare is around Php160- Pho180. Travel time is approximately 3 to 4 hours.
For private car, take (SLEX) and exit Sta Rosa Laguna passing Tagaytay and taking the Nasugbu Road. You will pass by the town of Lian then Calatagan. Once you reach Calatagan, look for the market. Asked for the locals on how to go to the beach.
---> There's no electricity in the area.
---> There's no accommodation or resort in the beach
---> Don't expect high-end restroom
---> Bring your own tent as possible (there's a tent available in the area)
---> Bring flashlight, headlamp, candle, whatever that can create a light.
---> Get an extra careful with sea urchins and jellyfish