About Anilao

Anilao, located in Batangas, Philippines, is a renowned diving destination. It boasts vibrant coral reefs, diverse marine life, and clear waters, making it a paradise for scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. With numerous dive sites, including the popular Cathedral Rock and Sombrero Island, Anilao offers breathtaking underwater landscapes and thrilling encounters with marine creatures.

What you can see in Anilao

What to Do & See in Anilao

Taking a day off diving? Here are some great suggestions to explore your neighbourhood.

Visit Intramuros

Intramuros, located in Manila, Philippines, is a historic walled city that holds significant cultural and historical importance. Built during the Spanish colonial period, Intramuros showcases well-preserved architecture, cobblestone streets, and charming plazas. It is home to landmarks such as Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral, and San Agustin Church. Visitors can immerse themselves in the rich history, take guided tours, walk along the fortified walls, and explore the museums and art galleries within the area. Intramuros offers a captivating journey into the past and serves as a reminder of the Philippines’ colonial heritage.

Hiking Taal Volcano

Taal Volcano, is an iconic natural wonder known for its unique beauty and geothermal activity. It is a complex volcano situated within a picturesque lake, forming a stunning island within an island. The volcano is famous for its crater lake and the presence of a small island called Vulcan Point, which is recognized as the world’s largest island within a lake within an island. Taal Volcano attracts visitors who hike to its crater, take boat rides across the lake, and marvel at the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and the steaming volcanic activity.

Colonial history tour

Embark on a captivating tour of the colonial history of the Philippines, where you’ll delve into the rich heritage left by Spanish and American influences. Explore Intramuros, the historic walled city in Manila, with its well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture. Visit landmarks such as Fort Santiago and San Agustin Church. Continue to Vigan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to witness its charming Spanish colonial streets and ancestral houses. Journey to the American-era city of Baguio and discover its colonial-era buildings. This immersive tour offers a glimpse into the Philippines’ fascinating colonial past and its enduring architectural and cultural legacy.


You can either take the more adventurous way and use public transportation or you let us organize this for you.

From Manila:

  • Get to the Buendia Bus Terminal and hop on the bus to Batangas
  • Leave the bus in Mabini
  • Take a ride to the resort

We can also arrange a aircon van for you to pick you up anywhere in Manila and bring you straight to the resort in Anilao.

We will of course assist you when you would like to use the public transport. In case you prefer your private van, just let us know the details and we will make the arrangements.

Yes. All our partners in Anilao have their dive centers inside the resort.

Where to stay in Anilao

Where to stay in Anilao

  • Buceo Anilao