DIY Travel Guide: Little Santorini of Batangas, Philippines

DIY Travel Guide: Little Santorini of Batangas, Philippines

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Do you want to get a taste of Santorini in Greece on a not-so-luxury budget? Well, here’s the answer – Camp Netanya or known as the Little Santorini of Batangas.

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Check out some of the cool and cheap tours you could do in Batangas and Netanya.

DIY Travel Guide Series: A Day in Camp Netanya

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You can book the overnight stay online in advance via Agoda. For less hassle of calling, arranging and emailing back and forth.

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  • No walk-ins accepted. Make sure to book in advance. Most of the time they are fully booked, especially weekends.
  • There would be a time that you cannot contact them, or you would not receive any reply from them. Please be patient. They just recently opened the resort to the public, and they are not fully operational yet.
  • Parking is for free.
  • The resort is just small. If they are fully booked, expect the place to be crowded.

DIY Travel Guide Series: A Day in Camp Netanya

  • They only have 11 available rooms for guests.
  • The resort does not have a restaurant; however, they have a kitchen area where you may order something to eat/drink. They offer the traditional Filipino foods like tosilog and bulalo. They also have pizza, pasta, and sandwiches. Some meals are good for 2-3 persons. Price ranges from P150 to P350 per dish.
  • You can bring your food and drinks. There is no corkage fee.
  • You may bring raw foods and have the staff cook it for you for free. Utensils can be borrowed from the resort.
  • There is a dining area, which can accommodate up to 20 – 25 persons (with two long tables) and it is air-conditioned.
  • There is no lobby or reception area.
  • The pool is divided into three areas: 4, 5 and 12 feet.
  • There’s a comfort room/bathroom in the dining area which is available for day tour guests.
  • Bath towels can be requested. Bring your toiletries.
  • Wifi is available. You may request the password from the staff.
  • Anilao’s beach is rocky. It is not ideal to swim at the beach. You may bring your aqua shoes.
  • Expect an ongoing construction at the resort, especially in the parking area.

DIY Travel Guide Series: A Day in Camp Netanya

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Daily Budget:
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How to get there:

By Public Transportation

From Buendia or Cubao, take a Batangas bound bus. Tell the bus conductor to drop you off in Batangas Grand Terminal. Travel time is 2 to 3 hours. From there, ride a jeepney going to Mabini, Batangas and drop off at Mabini Crossing. Travel time is 1 hour. At the Crossing, ride a tricycle and tell the driver to drop you off at Camp Netanya. Travel time is 30 minutes.

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  • Day tour rate is P500.00 per guest. It includes the use of the resort’s amenities (swimming pool, comfort room/bathroom and dining area), kayaking and snorkeling. You may also use for free the umbrellas near the pool side. Please take note that currently, lockers are not available to secure your things. But if you opt to get a room, the rate is P2,500.00. You still need to pay the day tour fee per guest. The day tour is from 9 AM to 6 PM.
  • For those who want to stay overnight, room rate is P5,000.00, good for two guests. An additional person who will stay in the same room pays P500.00 each. One room can accommodate up to 4 – 5 guests and additional mattress can be requested for a fee. Check-in time is 2 PM. Check out time is 12NN the next day.

DIY Travel Guide Series: A Day in Camp Netanya

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Things to do:

  • Enjoy their swimming pool.
  • Kayaking and snorkeling.
  • Take unlimited pictures.

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About the Writer

DIY Travel Guide Series: A Day in Camp NetanyaName: Maria Anarose Lita Enriquez or just simply – Anne

A wannabe blogger. An explorer. A travelholic. She travels to experience the world. For her, travel now or never.

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Name of the Place: Camp Netanya, Anilao, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines

Date of your Travel: August 03, 2015

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Comments 30

  1. do you have any contact number to know about the inquiries. I would like to book on your resort from february 9-11,2017. Please inform m of the details, here is my celphone number 09774714367. I’ll be waiting for your response. Thanks

  2. And I’ve been seeing this place from friends and other bloggers as well. I just wish that they would have group tours or packages that would be able to accommodate to friends. Anyway, this is really very helpful! Glad to have stumbled on this post. I really wish to be able to go here soon!

    1. Hi Maria, I think its really perfect for your barkada getaway since their rooms can accommodate 4-5 persons. 🙂 Hpe you can visit Camp Netanya this summer.

  3. Hello. Good morning! 🙂 may I ask if there are any ways to contact this resort/hotel via email or cellular phone number? This place is really breath taking and me and my family are planning to have a get away this coming sem break. Thank you and God Bless! 🙂 btw, your blog is awesome… 🙂

  4. Good evening our group of friends planning to celebrate christmas their in your place. Just want to know to make reservation. Thank you

    Rowena Naluis

  5. Hi! For those who are planning to avail of the day tour, do we still need to have it “reserved” or call in for reservations? None of the contact details are working 🙁 Thanks!

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  7. Hi…do we really need to book for a room pag day tour lang?or optional lng sya? Pag hindi naman need, san po pwede magpareserve since bawal ang walk in? Thank you po..

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