Set in the foothills of Mount Banahaw, Makiling, and the Sierra Madre Range is the province of Laguna. It is blessed with boundless gifts of nature - the waterfalls, lakes, mountains and forests, rivers, and hot springs. South East Asia’s biggest freshwater lake - LagunaDeBay encircles the province. On this lake’s edge lays a minute crater gulf known to the townsmen as Crocodile Lake making it a lake within a lake. Actually ideal for all types of outdoor tripping like trekking, sightseeing, and camping is the mystical Mt. Makiling.

You can easily come across many types of laguna resort that differs from hot springs to nature types. For instance, Lake Caliraya between Cavinti and Lumban towns is perfect for aqua sporting events like sailplaning, day fishing, wind surfing, and water skiing.Its deep waters together with the intense mountain wind that blows from Sierra Madre Ranges and distant Mt. Banahaw render it a spectacular place to go for water recreation. Another exciting journey awaits visitors in Botocan, Majayjay as they explore the tough landscape that leads to the mountain to see the Dalitiwan River's strong current and freezing cold waters. The thrill of white water landing can certainly be loved by tourists who can't help but swarm the famous Pagsanjan Falls wherein their boat are guided by experienced boatmen through the streams and rocks that leads to the vibrant, pristine, and very soothing mountain river.

All-naturall and man-made hotspring resorts are all over the cities of Calamba and Los Banos both of which are located at the foot of Makiling. Healing one's soul and giving new vitality to one's body are the beneficial effects of bathing deep into water. Excellent options can be had from among the five hundred Laguna resorts within these towns be it for family adventure, company outings, special occasions, or simply for the fun of swimming while appreciating the cool top mountain breeze and basking under the sun. Some of those holiday resorts include City of Spring Resort, Splash Mountain Resort, La Vista Pansol, and Hidden Valley Springs. This province is actually a two-hour drive from Manila through South Luzon Express Way, thus, Laguna resorts are conveniently accessible. The Resort Capital of the Philippines is often tagged as the Detroit of the Philippines and the Silicon Valley of the Philippines because it is a growing center of business activities.

Just 2 to 3- hour drive Southern side of Manila is Taal Lake in Batangas - the centerpiece attraction of Southern Luzon. The elegant long coastline, pristine sand beaches, and luxurious hotels within the province of Batangas gladly accept resident and foreign visitors. Engulfed by a lake is the ever popular Taal volcano - the smallest volcano in Asia. From a distance, you may witness its regal splendour while having a cup of Batangas favorite black coffee or kapeng barako popular for its very strong aroma and taste. Adrenaline junkies can try the Calacuit trail and experience an up-close encounter with the Taal Volcano crater.

The famous are based in the towns of San Juan, Mabini, and Nasugbu, to name some. Well-known for pristine whitesand and as havens for colonies of living corals are the beaches in Lobo and San Juan. Ideal for swimming, boating, and skin diving are the waters in Lian. Matabungkay Beach, known for its fantastic balsas and flawless whitesand is developed in the town. Top-notch dive and snorkeling sites are best loved by local and american divers in Barangay Anilao, Mabini. Certainly, it is certainly one of the country’s ideal places for underwater adventure. Calatagan is a favourite weekend holiday destination because of its world class rest houses, ancient Spanish provincial charms and ambiance, and picturesque view of the seascape. Spa services, wakeboarding, diving, snorkeling, as well as access to Cape Santiago Lighthouse are available in this place. Of these 2 provinces, many things could be discovered! Incredibly, their finest delicacies, festivals, friendly people, historical places, and also luxurious cultural heritage will make your entire trip an enriching journey!