How to get here!
Puerto Galera is approximately 3-hours from Manila. Two hours by bus from Manila to Batangas followed by a 1 1/2 boat ride from Batangas pier to Puerto Galera. There is a regular transfer from the City State Hotel in Ermita that leaves at 0800 every morning arriving in Batangas at 1030 and then transfer by boat to Sabang arriving around midday.
Boats for the return trip leave at various times throughout the morning starting at 05.30 am and finishing at 1300pm. If you want the CityState Bus again leave at 0900 from Sabang Beach
For those who are arriving Manila in the afternoon but would want to proceed directly to Puerto Galera, it is highly recommended to hire a private car and rent the dive shop's dive boat for the night. Backpackers can take public buses going to Batangas. Last trip for these bus companies is at 1800. The last ferry that crosses Batangas to Puerto Galera is at 1800H.
If it is your first time to come here or you are arriving late at the airport you may find it easier to arrange a private transfer through us. We can arrange a car to pick you up from the airport or your hotel and bring you to Lea Beach, Batangas. At Lea Beach we will 0have a large private Banca waiting to transfer you directly to our resort in Sabang
You may also try a public transfer, In Manila there are lot of Buses going to Batangas Pier such as BLTB, JAM, ALPS, TRITRAN and N Dela Rosa transit. This Buses departing in different hours and most of them can be found along EDSA and Alabang City. with Last trip for these bus companies is 1800 hrs and last public boat trip to Puerto Galera is 1800
Commercial Buses From-To Manila and Batangas
- Jam Transit
- N. Dela Rosa Liner
From Sabang Beach Pier to Sabang Hill
As you arrived Banca at Sabang Beach, We are three minutes walk approximately 100meters. You may also ask local people around to guide you to Sabang Hill. You may also use the map below to give you directions to us. At first you will see Garden of Eden Restaurant, Walk towards then turn left as following the cemented pathway at the beach. You will pass by different diving centers dive sabang, octopus divers, and finally the Tinas Restaurant. This restaurant beside the beach is your final landmark going to Sabang Hill, Ask the people around and they will direct you upto the hill about 20meters and in front you will see the yellow cemented stair "Welcome to Oriental Sabang Hill". You may print the map below for as your guide by following the black line going to our resort.