Bauan Travel Ideas: Must-try Things to do When in Bauan

5 September 2022
Bauan Travel Ideas Must try Things to do When in Bauan

The Municipality of Bauan in the Province of Batangas, on the southern tip of Luzon, is one of the best day travel options from Manila. Batangas is a popular destination for both domestic and international visitors due to its proximity to the metro area with only just two to three hours of travel time.


Bauan is a municipality in the Philippines that has a wide variety of attractions and activities, from its many beaches and islands to its historical buildings and ancient churches, magnificent hotels and beach resorts, nature, and sumptuous dishes.


So, next time that you visit the town of Bauan, make sure to try some of these activities and visit these Batangas tourist spots that we compiled just for you:


Feel relaxed and take in nature at Abaksa River


Take to the calm waters of the Abaksa River and get some peace and quiet. They deepened the river to create a reservoir for water, but they took pains to preserve the river's natural character as much as possible.


So, get away from your typical beach vacation and spend some time in the midst of verdant vegetation instead with this Abaksa River adventure.

Location: Between Inicbulan and Manghinao Bauan Batangas (Around 15 minutes travel time from Lumina Bauan)


Learn scuba diving in Bauan Diver’s Sanctuary


The Bauan Divers Sanctuary may be found on the top of a hill with a picture-perfect vista of Balayan Bay and the neighboring islands of Anilao, Sombrero, and Ligpo.


The beautiful mountains and hidden coves of crystal blue water that make up dive resort create an atmosphere of enchanted peace and quiet.


If you're in serious need of some time to yourself, a trip to the Bauan Diver's Sanctuary—a place where you'll be treated like royalty—could be just the thing to put you at ease. Wonderful underwater sports that are conveniently located next to an excellent shore diving spot are made all the more enjoyable by the calm waters and mild weather.


Apart from these, there are also wonderful reefs to dive on all year long, and the dive site is easy and welcoming enough for divers of all skill levels. Dive locations in Anilao are easily accessible by boat trip plus their team provides first-rate service that is hard to match.


Once you get aboard, you'll be stepping into a world of breathtaking scenery and understated elegance, surrounded by mountains covered in lush flora that flow down into a paradisiacal bay!

Location: Brgy Locloc, San Pablo, Bauan Batangas (Around 39 minutes travel time from Lumina Bauan)


Grab some delicious baby back ribs from Johanna's Grille


Meat is loved by everyone, so why not try some after your exhausting excursion around Bauan!


Baby back ribs at Johanna's Grille are so tender and flavorful that your fork and knife won't be able to keep up with you as you try to eat them. Hungry residents of Lumina Bauan have been able to satisfy their hunger at the converted home-turned-restaurant. Also, divers from throughout the globe fuel up at the grille before (or after) exploring the depths of the ocean.


And although Johanna's Grille is known for its baby back ribs, they also have burgers and other classic American barbecue dishes on the menu. They also serve authentic Filipino food. You might find that their pricing is a little more than normal, but still fair when compared to similar steakhouses.

Location: Poblacion, Bauan, Batangas (Around 12 minutes walk from Lumina Bauan)


Pay homage and give thanks at Immaculate Conception Parish


This is one of Batangas's century-old churches. A neo-classical structure, the Immaculate Conception Parish is also known as Bauan Church.


The church work on the current stone structure began in 1762 and was finished in 1861; however, interior and exterior decorating were not completed until 1881 and 1894. Also, prior to 1690, the church had already been moved three times. The current location was the third relocation that the church underwent.


Mahal na Poong Santa Krus (Holy Cross of Bauan) has been its patron since 1596. The hardwood used to craft the cross was Anubing, which was sourced from a forest in the religious center of Dingin, not far from the city of Alitagtag. It was widely believed that the Holy Cross of Bauan had miraculously shielded the community from several diseases and natural calamities. There are many believers because of the miracles that are said to have occurred at the Mahal na Poong Santa Krus.


So, make sure to visit this church and be thankful for the blessing of a safe travels.

Location: Kap Ponso Street, Poblacion, Bauan, 4201 Batangas (Around 5 minutes walk from Lumina Bauan)


Join the fun at Sublian Festival


Every year on May 2nd, the people of Bauan gather to celebrate Sublian Festival. It hopes to revive the Holy Cross of Bauan devotional dance, Subli.


The name of the traditional dance known as subli in the Philippine province of Batangas comes from the terms subsob (stooped) and bali (bent), which relate to the posture of the male dancers. It is customary to perform a street dance to display not only the dance but also the elaborate clothes associated with it.


The Municipality of Agoncillo and Batangas City both also have these festivals to commemorate the event. Mark your calendars and don't miss out on this event if you happen to be in Bauan at that time of the year.


Take watersports closer to you with Lumina Bauan


Exploring and discovering the hidden gems of Bauan might take you some time and effort if you need to travel far from here. It would be wise to buy an affordable house and lot for sale in Lumina Bauan as a vacation house if you are a fan of the outdoors and like participating in water-based activities.


Getting a house and lot in the Philippines Bauan Batangas can also give you easier access to various Batangas getaway such as Verde island passage, Fortune Island in Nasugbu, Taal Volcano Island and the Taal Lake.


Your beach adventures and breathtaking ocean views will also not end in Bauan as you will be closer to other marine life, beach resorts and lush surroundings of the neighboring towns and cities in Batangas such as the Laiya Beach Resorts, Acuatico Beach Resort, Acuaverde Beach Resort in San Juan, the western coast beach resorts, and Manuel Uy Beach in Calatagan. Plus, you can also enjoy anytime the cliff diving activity at Masasa Beach in Tingloy Island.


Start your smart and affordable house and lot investment now and transform your water adventures into a daily routine with Lumina Bauan residential developments!

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