Discovering the Beauty Nasugbu Batangas: Every Traveler’s Guide

Fortune island and bituin cove nasugbu batangas

Nasugbu Batangas without a doubt is a favorite getaway destination for most travelers living in Metro Manila. Because of its pristine beaches and proximity to the metro, travelers don’t think twice about driving or commuting to up to 2 hours just to experience Nasugbu’s precious gems.

*Left photo: Credits to Bituin Cove

Most Beautiful Nasugbu Beaches for Island-Lovers

From the popular beaches in Nasugbu to the hidden paradise, we got you covered. Here’s a list of the most beautiful Nasugbu beaches you should visit.

  1. Fortune Island
  2. Bituin Cove
  3. Calayo Beach
  4. Pulo Island
  5. Kayraang Cove
  6. Tali Beach
  7. Layag-Layag Beach

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Discover the best Nasugbu beach resort and other stunning beaches through this ultimate travel guide that will surely help you plan your trip easily.

1. Fortune Island

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Mention Nasugbu and Fortune Island immediately pops to mind. It is a popular Nasugbu beach because of its iconic Grecian pillar ruins, giving a Santorini vibe. Fortune Island is surrounded by crystal waters and an unobstructed view of the sea. While the area does not have electricity, you can still enjoy tons of activities like swimming, cliff diving and camping. If you don’t want to camp here, there are many Nasugbu Batangas beach resorts near Fortune Island that you can stay at like the Canyon Cove Batangas and ZEN Rooms.

How to get there: From Cubao, Pasay, Buendia, or Alabang, take a bus bound for Nasugbu or Calatagan and alight at Nasugbu Terminal. From Nasugbu Terminal, take a tricycle to Barangay Wawa and there you’ll find many boats going to Fortune Island.

2. Bituin Cove

Bituin Cove in nasugbu batangas

Photo credits to Bituin Cove

Take your trip to the next level by visiting Bituin Cove. It is one of the most famous beaches in Nasugbu Batangas because of its pristine shore and waters. Its shore is a mix of coarse sand and shingles, and the color is between beige and light brown. Locals call it the Angara Cove because it is said to be owned by Sen. Edgardo Angara.

How to get there: From Pasay, Buendia or Cubao, board a bus bound for Nasugbu, Batangas. Alight at Nasugbu Bus Terminal, and ride a tricycle or a jeepney to Barangay Calayo. From Calayo, you can rent a boat for your island hopping tour that will take you to Bituin Cove and other nearby white sand beaches in Batangas.

3. Calayo Beach

Calayo Beach batangas

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Some Nasugbu beach resorts are privately-managed but Calayo Beach remains open to the public. It is a fishing village that is slowly transforming into a beach destination. It features fine light brown sand with blue-green waters. You’ll also see various Calayo beach resorts ranging from high-end to low-end lining up the beach.

How to get there: From Pasay, Buendia or Cubao, ride a bus going to Nasugbu, Batangas and alight at Nasugbu Bus Terminal. From there, ride a tricycle or a jeepney to Barangay Calayo. Upon arrival, you’ll see lots of Calayo beach resorts.

4. Pulo Island

If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life, consider visiting Pulo Island, one of the most beautiful beaches in Nasugbu Batangas. Also known as Loren Island and Pulo-Pulo to locals, this piece of paradise boasts beige sand and stunning waters. This private beach resort in Batangas is said to be owned by former senator Loren Legarda, hence the name. 

How to get there: From Pasay, Buendia or Cubao, ride a bus bound for Nasugbu, Batangas. Alight at Nasugbu Bus Terminal and ride a tricycle or a jeepney to Barangay Calayo. From there, you can charter a boat for your island hopping tour. This will take you to Pulo Island and other beach resorts in Batangas open now like Calayo beach resorts.

5. Kayraang Cove

If you want an offbeat Nasugbu Beach, Kayraang Cove is your best bet. This is not usually part of the island-hopping tour so not many people know about this. Kayraang Cove is a private property said to be owned by business magnate Henry Sy. 

How to get there: From Pasay, Buendia or Cubao, ride a bus going to Nasugbu, Batangas and alight at Nasugbu Bus Terminal. From there, ride a tricycle or a jeepney to Barangay Calayo. Upon arrival, you’ll see lots of Calayo beach resorts.

6. Tali Beach

Tali Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Nasugbu Batangas. Not only can you enjoy its pristine shore and waters but you can also make the most of its cliff-diving spot. However, Tali Beach Batangas is inside a private subdivision, access to it is restricted only to residents, homeowners and their guests so you must know someone inside to get in. If you don’t know someone, you can simply rent a house or a Nasugbu beach resort inside the subdivision to get in. 

How to get there: From Manila, drive to SLEX and take the Sta Rosa – Tagaytay Road until you reach Tagaytay. Take the road going to Nasugbu Batangas. At Palico junction, take a right turn and continue driving until you reach the T-intersection where you see a Shell gasoline station. From there, continue driving to Wawa and take a right turn to Tali Beach Subdivision.

7. Layag-Layag Beach

Layag-layag Beach Papaya Cove is also starting to get the attention of weekend warriors from Manila. You can go camping and snorkeling here.

The name Layag-Layag Beach is derived from the word layag meaning sail. It is called such because of the rock formation that looks like a sail. Located in Brgy. Papaya, this Papaya Island Batangas is enjoyable when you’re planning to camp or snorkel.

How to get there: Getting to Papaya Island Batangas is easy. From Manila to Nasugbu, ride a bus bound for Nasugbu and tell the driver to drop you off at Nasugbu proper. From there, ride a tricycle going to Brgy. Papaya where you’ll see the boats that will take you to Layag-Layag beach.

Other Nasugbu Batangas Tourist Spots

If you’ve already got your fair share of white beach in Nasugbu Batangas, there are still other places you can explore that don’t involve cove Batangas or beaches in Nasugbu Batangas with white sands.

Caleruega Chapel

While a Nasugbu white sand beach is ideal for a romantic wedding, Caleruega Church is also among the most popular wedding destinations in Batangas. With its red brick walls exuding a vintage vibe surrounded with lush greenery—we can easily see why many visitors are charmed by it, and why many couples decide to hold their weddings at Caleruega Church. But aside from being a popular wedding spot, Caleruega Church is also ideal for retreats, recreation, or any other outdoor activities. 

Read also: Caleruega Church Travel Guide: Fall In Love With Batangas’ Popular Wedding Destination

Mt. Batulao

This is one of the easiest mountains to hike in Batangas. What sets Mt. Batulao apart from others is that it has 12 peaks! Once you reach the summit, you’ll have a panoramic view of the whole province, making this an Instagrammable destination.


Top Nasugbu Beach Resorts

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Here’s a list of the best Nasugbu beach resorts for your staycation.

Canyon Cove Batangas Hotel and Spa

Address: Far East Road, Piloto Wawa, Nasugbu-Ternate Highway, Nasugbu, Batangas

Price from PHP 5,800/night

Canyon Cove Nasugbu’s rooms are blended gracefully with woods and neutral colors that emphasize aesthetic and comfort, giving you a relaxing and calming atmosphere. The area is so huge that you’d be tempted to extend your stay at Canyon Cove Nasugbu.

Pico Sands Hotel

Address:  Pico de Loro Cove, Hamilo Coast, Barangay Papaya, Nasugbu, 4231, Batangas

Price from PHP 6,000/night

If you want to take a break from the busy city life, check out Pico Sands Hotel. This Nasugbu resort features a tropical contemporary seven-story hotel that offers spacious rooms equipped with modern amenities and captivating views of the lush mountains and tranquil lagoon.

Pamana Beach Resort

Address: Calayo Road, Barangay Calayo, Batangas, 4231 Nasugbu, Philippines, Nasugbu, Batangas

Price from PHP 4,500/night

Pamana Beach Resort in Nasugbu Batangas is a beautiful cove with fine sand perfect for swimming. 

Calayo Green Terraces

Address: Barangay Calayo, 4231 Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines

Price from PHP 5,000/night

Calayo Green Terraces sits in a big natural cove facing the South China Sea. It boasts  fine light brown sand and blue-green waters perfect for swimming. What travelers love about this is the peacefulness in the area.

Club Punta Fuego Batangas

Address: Brgy. Balaytigue, Nasugbu, Batangas

Price from PHP 8,000/night

Club Punta Fuego Batangas is a premier membership luxurious private Nasugbu Batangas beach resort that makes for the ideal haven for city dwellers who are looking for a quick escape from its hustle and bustle.

Chateau Royale Batangas

Address: Km. 72 Batulao Nasugbu 4231 Nasugbu Batangas

Price from PHP 6,400/night

If you’re looking for a cool Nasugbu beach resort with pool, consider visiting Chateau Royale Batangas. This resort in Nasugbu Batangas is not your ordinary accommodation because it has a wave pool! So if you’re traveling with kids (or kids at heart), all of you will definitely love this plus, there are other fun and thrilling activities that you try inside this Nasugbu Batangas beach resort.

Pico de Loro Batangas

Address: Pico de Loro Cove, Hamilo Coast, Barangay Papaya, Nasugbu, 4231, Batangas

Price from PHP 4,500/night

Pico de Loro Batangas is a 40-hectare Residential Resort Village and is the first development in the Coastal Resort Town of Hamilo Coast. It is famously known for its pristine white sand beach, luxurious beach lifestyle, world-class facilities and amenities, and prestigious beach homes. This white sand Nasugbu beach resort is definitely something you don’t want to miss.


Where to Eat in Nasugbu Batangas

Your trip to Nasugbu wouldn’t be complete without food tripping! So to help you out, here are the top restaurants in Nasugbu:

1. Kainan sa Dalampasigan
Address: R. Martinez Street 4231 Nasugbu, Batangas
Cuisine: Filipino, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly

2. El Cocinero
Address: 164 J.P. Laurel St | Infront of Roxaco Landing Townhomes, Nasugbu, Batangas
Cuisine: European, Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Seafood

3. Il Jardineto
Address: Club Punta Fuego | Balaytigue, Nasugbu, Batangas
Cuisine: Pizza

4. Fisherman’s Deck of Wawa
Address: Nasugbu, Batangas
Cuisine: Filipino, Seafood

5. Lagoa
Address: Pico de Loro Beach & Country Club | Hamilo Coast, Nasugbu, Batangas
Cuisine: Filipino, International, Asian


How to Get to Nasugbu Batangas

Traveling from Manila to Nasugbu is not that complicated. Read this to know how.

Manila to Nasugbu

From Buendia or Pasay, ride a bus bound for Nasugbu and tell the driver your destination. He will drop you off at the nearest jumpoff point or terminal to your destination.


Frequently Asked Questions About Nasugbu Batangas

Q: What are the top beaches in Nasugbu?

A: Whether you’re looking for the Natipuan Beach or a tourist spot in Maya Maya Batangas, we’ve rounded up a list to help you find the best beach in Nasugbu.

  1. Fortune Island
  2. Bituin Cove
  3. Calayo Beach
  4. Pulo Island
  5. Kayraang Cove
  6. Tali Beach Batangas
  7. Layag-layag Beach

Q: What are the best tourist spots in Nasugbu Batangas?

A: If you’re looking for a white beach in Nasugbu Batangas or a cool Nasugbu resort, we’ve listed all the best places to visit in Nasugbu Batangas.

  1. Fortune Island
  2. Bituin Cove
  3. Caleruega Church
  4. Mt. Batulao
  5. Calayo Beach
  6. Pulo Island
  7. Kayraang Cove
  8. Tali Beach Batangas
  9. Layag-layag Beach

Q: Is Batangas open for tourists?

A: As of writing, Batangas is open to residents and domestic travelers. Some resorts and establishments may require RT-PCR tests prior to entry.

Q: Where to stay in Nasugbu Batangas?

A: From the pristine Nasugbu Beach to the stunning Mt. Batulao, here are must-visit places in Nasugbu, Batangas.

  • Canyon Cove Batangas
  • Pico Sands Hotel
  • Hamilo Coast
  • Pamana Beach Resort
  • Calayo Green Terraces
  • Club Punta Fuego Batangas
  • Chateau Royale Batangas
  • Pico de Loro Batangas

Q: How to get from Lipa to Nasugbu?

A: From Lipa to Nasugbu, there are buses or vans from SM Lipa going to Nasugbu.

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