Thinking of a place to go on a vacation with your family and friends? Just a 2-hour drive from Manila is a huge spectacular resort overlooking the lakes of Taal sits in the isolated lands of Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas. Castles, huge animal statues, 7 swimming pools are some of its intriguing list of sights. Given the trees and mountains surrounding the place, La Virginia Resort’s tranquil ambiance will surely soothe your weekend getaway.
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Welcome to La Virginia Resort
La Virginia Resort offers a unique weekend getaway either with your family or your friends as you dive in to 7 world class pools, enjoy a breathtaking view of Taal lake, try some exciting activities like wall climbing, appreciate modern architectures of room accommodations and explore a number of picturesque-worthy attractions in 1 resort.
Attractions & Swimming Pools
Taal Lake View
Wall Climbing, Archery and Zip Lines are the activities you can do inside if you are up for an adventure. It was actually my first time to learn archery and I gotta admit that it was really fun! I almost wanted to go out in the woods and hunt wild bores like what fierce women do in ancient times if you know what I mean.
Resort’s Policies and FAQ’s
Here’s a list of House Rules and FAQ’s you should take note before going here.
Are we allowed to bring food? Yes, you can but if you’ll be bringing a non-accredited caterer with you there’ll be a corkage fee for that.
Can we bring electric appliances? Yes, but there will be a charge from the management.
Is it necessary to book our accommodation online? It is highly recommended to book online if you’re planning for an overnight stay in case you are going on peak days or seasons. But if you’ll be staying for a day tour, booking online isn’t necessary.
Are walk-ins allowed? Yes. Like I’ve said earlier, if it’s just a day tour it will do just fine.
Do they have any contact information? Yes. You can reach them at (043) 774-9445/(043) 774-9483 or email them at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Swimming hours are strictly from 6am to 9pm only.
For DIY day tours, tricycles are only available until 7pm.
Proper swimming attire should be observed – no buttons, maong, colored shirts and zippers.
Videoke hours are from 8am to 9pm only.
Resort’s exact location – Brgy. Manggahan, Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas
Itinerary and Expenses:
Day Tour (3 way step, my way)
5:00 am: Manila to Batangas
From Buendia LRT station, ride a bus bound to Lipa City, Batangas and tell the driver to drop you at Jollibee Tampo/Lipa Exit. You can choose either a DLTB and JAM Liner. Bus fare is PHP124.00 and travel time is 1.5 hours. It is recommended that you ride the bus that takes the CALABARZON (STAR Toll) expressway for faster travel.
6:30 am: ETA Jollibee Tambo
I suggest you take a heavy breakfast before heading your way because the food inside the resort are a bit pricey.
2. 7:00 am: Jollibee Tambo to Mataas na Kahoy
From there, cross the road and ride a jeepney to Mataas na Kahoy and tell the driver to drop you at 7-eleven in Mataas na Kahoy. Fare is PHP10.00 and travel time is 15-20 minutes.
3. 7:15 am: Mataas na Kahoy to La Virginia Resort
Charter a tricycle to La Virginia Resort, fare is PHP60.00 per tricycle and travel time is 10-15 minutes.
7:30 am: ETA La Virginia Resort
Expenses for a Day Tour:
PHP248.00 RT bus fare MNL-BATANGAS-MNL
PHP20.00 RT jeepney fare
PHP120.00 RT tricycle fare
PHP300.00 Entrance Fee and PHP200.00 for kids
PHP800.00 Cottage Fee (Mushroom Cottage good for 8-10 people)
Overnight Accommodations: La Virginia Resort Rates and List
If you’re planning for an overnight accommodation, making a reservation online is highly recommended. You can book through their website by clicking the link below. List of accommodations and rates can be found on their website.
Contact La Virginia Resort resort for further information here.
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