Transportation

Getting To Lalaguna Villas

Traveling to our resort from Manila is easy – various options can be taken that make the trip a pleasure.

All involve the following 3 steps:

  1. Travel from Manila to Batangas by road.
  2. Board a vessel to cross the channel to Puerto Galera.
  3. Take our shuttle speedboat to our beachfront resort.

The various options are listed below.

Private Car and Speedboat

We offer a VIP private transfer from Manila airport or a hotel located in Manila directly to LLV’s doorstep for ₱15,000.

This includes ground transportation in our spacious Hyundai Grand Starex, then a speedboat ride to the resort’s beachfront entrance. The one-way charge is good for four people and their luggage.

We offer the same service on your departure, our front desk will arrange everything for you.

₱15,000 for 4 people

Private Car and Public Ferry

Private Car

LLV’s driver will meet you at the Manila airport (MNL) or your hotel in Manila for ₱5,000, and transfer you to Batangas pier ferry terminal. One way is good for four people and their luggage.

Ferry

At the Batangas ferry terminal, you’ll catch a public ferry going to either Muelle or Balatero Pier – both options can be used to get you near our resort.

To take the public ferry, each person will need to pay ₱300 for a ferry ticket, and then ₱30 for the terminal ticket fee at a separate counter. Another ₱120 Environmental User’s Fee per passenger will be collected upon arriving at either Muelle or Balatero Pier.

See below regarding our speedboat Shuttle Service from Muelle or Balatero Pier that will take you directly to our resort.

Private Car: ₱5,000 for 4 people
Public Ferry: ₱300 per person (plus ₱30 terminal and ₱120 EUF fees)

Car/Public Bus and Public Ferry

Taxi or Car
From Manila to Batangas Port:
It’s possible to arrange your own transport to Batangas Port using a private car, taxi, or a ridesharing service like GrabCar.

Bus
From Manila to Batangas Port:

Ferry
From Batangas Port, take the ferry going to either Muelle or Balatero Port. Ferries depart throughout the day, check the schedule for details.

Taxi or Car: Expect in excess of ₱3000
Bus – around ₱200 depending on which bus
Public Ferry: ₱300 per person (plus ₱30 terminal and ₱120 EUF fees)

Shuttle Service Speedboat to LLV

If you are arranging your own transportation, or have caught the ferry from Batangas, we have a speedboat that will meet you upon arrival and bring you directly to LLV for a one-way charge.

We can meet you at Sabang, Muelle or Balatero ports.

To arrange the shuttle service, call or text us at +63 917 570 3415 or 043 287 3696 when you are on your way, we’ll be waiting for you on arrival. Look for the Lalaguna Villas boat and boatmen upon arriving.

Prices:

  • Sabang pier for only ₱200 (free for scheduled trips at 9am, 12pm, and 3pm for arriving or departing guests)
  • Muelle pier for a one-way charge of ₱1,000
  • Balatero pier for a one-way charge of ₱2000

Departure

Returning to Manila

If you’re not using our VIP private boat and car option as outlined above, then our shuttle service speedboat will transfer you to the ferry terminal, where you’ll take a ferry to Batangas, then either a bus or car to Manila.

This will involve the following 3 steps:

  1. Take our shuttle speedboat, or a tricycle, to either of the ferry ports – Muelle or Balatero
  2. Board a ferry to cross the channel to Batangas.
  3. Travel from Batangas to Manila by road.

Our front desk will assist you in making arrangements before your departure and can reserve ferry tickets for you in advance.

Shuttle Service

Our front desk will arrange our speedboat shuttle to Sabang, or to Muelle or Balatero ports where you can board a ferry.

Prices:

  • Sabang pier for only ₱200 (free for scheduled trips at 9am, 12pm, and 3pm for departing guests)
  • Muelle pier for a one-way charge of ₱1,000
  • Balatero pier for a one-way charge of ₱2000

Public Ferry

From either Muelle or Balatero terminals, take the ferry going to Batangas. Please check the schedule for available sailing times.

Our front desk can reserve ferry tickets for you in advance.

Public Ferry: ₱300 per person

Car or Public Bus

From Batangas to Manila

Taxi or Car
After disembarking the ferry at Batangas, you can arrange transit to Manila using a private car, taxi, or a ridesharing service like GrabCar.

Bus
The bus station is adjacent to the ferry terminal, buses run regularly to many parts of Manila. There are attendants there that will assist you in selecting the correct bus.

Taxi or Car: Expect in excess of ₱3000
Bus – around ₱200 depending on which bus

Helicopter Charter Services

Helicopter charter flights can be arranged with the following flight companies:

Manila to Lalaguna Villas – approx 30 min flight time.

Price varies from ₱90,000 to ₱120,000 one-way, for up to 3 passengers.

Enquire directly with the carrier. Luggage restrictions may apply depending on the number of passengers.

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