Puerto Galera is one of the top tourist spots in the Philippines. While other tourist destinations offer only a beach or diving or historical sites, Puerto Galera has them all in one tidy package. There are pockets of white sand beaches, mountain treks, virgin forests, historical buildings and a number of dive sites in Puerto Galera.
Puerto Galera is an island paradise in Oriental Mindoro. The Philippines is made up of 7,107 islands and one of them is Mindoro, located at the South China Sea. Mindoro is divided into two: Oriental and Occidental Mindoro. There is a small airport in Occidental Mindoro where a few flights from Manila come in. From there, tourists would still need to take a lengthy bus ride to Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro. Puerto Galera is best accessed via a ferry boat from Batangas City. It takes a total of about 4 to 5 hours by bus and ferry getting to Puerto Galera from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Most of the tourists who do come to Puerto Galera come primarily for its beaches and dive sites—and can actually visit both beach and dive spot at nearly the same time! Here we have detailed for you some of the best beach and dive spots for the Puerto Galera tourist’s train: [Read more…]