5 Budget Beach Trips in the Philippines: As Low as 900 pesos for a day tour!
Summer is here so it’s not surprising if many of us have already started dreaming about going on a vacation in a beautiful beach. So we’re going to be your fairy godmother today and share with you budget vacation trips you can join this Summer. And yes, many of it will be as low as 1,000 pesos all-in!
Laki Beach in Mariveles, Bulacan
Laki Beach is only a 3.5 hours drive from Manila and only costs approximately 990 pesos to join its tour. As an added bonus, you also get to visit Five Fingers beach which is beautiful like Boracay.
Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort
Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort is tagged as “The Maldives of Batangas” for its scenic view and stilts. Joining a tour normally cost 1,299 pesos that include roundtrip AC Van transfer, cottage for the group, and different fees.
Anawangin Cove Zambales
Next on our list is Anawangin Cove in Zambales which is just a 3-hour drive away. For 1,700 pesos, you get van transfer from Manila to Zambales and back to Manila, 3 meals, boat transfers and almost everything you will need while in camp. Keep in mind that for this rate, you will be sleeping in a camping tent.
Cabongaoan Beach in Pangasinan
Next on our list is the beach in Pangasinan, Cabongaoan, that usually comes with a tour in death pool and sunflower maze for only 999 pesos for a day tour.
Malabrigo Beach in Batangas
Heading back to Batangas is Malabrigo Beach that usually comes with a tour in Nalayag Monolith and Mount Masalakot for only 950 pesos. This tour can be a bit tiring so be ready.
Dingalan Aurora in Batanes
Probably one of the best tours you can get as a joiner is the Dingalan Aurora in Batanes Day tour. Not only will you visit White Beach but also the lighthouse, Tanawan falls and view deck, Dingalan view peak, and a lot more for only 950 pesos.
Where to Find the Tour Packages
Many of the tours mentioned are posted on different Facebook groups by travel agencies. The term used for people joining this trip are “joiners” which basically mean you are joining a trip with other people. Here are some of the popular groups on Facebook where you can find the said tours:
It is important to note though that not all people who post in the group are legitimate agencies so it is necessary to do a background check before making any payment or reserving a slot. To do a background check, ask for their Facebook page and company name. Check the comments and the reviews of people who have tried their services to get feedback how well they take care of their clients. Make sure to ask for their office address, number, and receipt when paying for their services.