An overnight in: Batangas (GMA News Online)

(This feature was published in GMA News Online last February 28, 2019)

Living in Metro Manila will definitely take a toll on you, what with stress from work, worsening traffic, worsening commutes, and so it goes.

So we propose a quick getaway to de-stress and recharge. Just about an hour away from Manila is Batangas. This means, there is no need to wait for another long weekend just to book an escape.

Below are under the radar things people can enjoy in the land of Barako coffee — of course, that too is in the agenda.

See Taal Lake up close

You can do so with the 32-footer catamaran, M/Y Lady of the Lake from the Taal Lakeland Tours that you can book through Lima Park Hotel.

Lake Point Manakah

Better have your hiking shoes on because you’ll need to do a short walk up the hill while there. Don’t worry, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the lake, Volcano Island, and Mt. Maculot during sunrise or sunset, depending on your tour schedule.

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