Bonito Island Resort was once an exclusive dive resort that offers diving packages but is now reintroducing itself as both an activity-filled getaway for the whole family and a convenient out-of-town getaway resort for outings. Aside of having a heart-shaped Island, this resort also boasts a great package for diving enthusiasts. Below are your quick local guide in the Philippines to this amazing island.
Hardcore divers swear by the resort’s great diving facilities and waters that are teeming with abundant marine life.
The resort also offers other water sports activities like kayaking, jet skiing, snorkeling, fishing and island hopping and wind surfing. Anyone who loves the sun, sea and sand will definitely enjoy a day at the heart-shaped island resort.
The beach which encircles the island is really enticing.
At the end of the afternoon, do not miss the chance to admire the sunset from the summit of the hill and in the evening, after diving, it is nice to have a drink at the bar facing the illuminated coastline of Batangas.
How to get there:
By land and sea ( Travel time approx 4 hours), 3 hours by car from Manila to Mainaga pier in Mabini (near Batangas harbor) . From Manila, there are two possible routes, both accessible via South Superhiway. The more convenient and faster route is to get off at Calamba exit no. 50A toLucena, turn right to the Star tollway, to Batangas, get off at Lipa/Talomo exit the end of the expressway, turn left to Batangas. To reach Maniaga pier in Mabini, head through Bauan and after the 144 km sign, turn right to Petron Terminal Mabini. Maniaga pier is near Petron’s terminal. It is a 45 minute travl from Maniaga to Bonito Island via boat.