Tourism

Travel Guidelines

Here are the latest travel guidelines in accordance with the Department of Tourism and the IATF.

NOTE: Guidelines for July 28 to August 31, 2021

We expect our Tourism Partners and our dear tourists to respect and follow the health and safety protocols of San Juan, Batangas. Let us all have #SafeTravelsToSanJuanBatangas

  1. Confirmed Reservation

    • Walk-ins are still not allowed.

    • Only book with DOT Accredited resorts and accommodation establishments (AE) with Certificate of Authority to Operate (CAO)

  2. Medical Certificate

    • Fully vaccinated or not. You still need to provide one (1) of the following documents.

    • Medical certificate from a private clinic/hospital stating you have undergone health screening and that you do not exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19.

    • Barangay Health Certificate stating you are not on your Barangay's list of PUI/PUM, suspected case, direct contact, in quarantine status, or a positive case of COVID19.

    • RT PCR, Saliva Test from Red Cross PH, Rapid Antibody, or Antigen test result has taken not more than 3 days prior to arrival.

    • Please take note that Resorts with Certificate of Authority to Operate as Staycation require same day Antigen test or testing upon arrival at the resort. Two(2) years old and below are exempted from testing.

  3. Ecological Fee Ticket and Referral Slip

    • Please drop by the Municipal Tourism Reception Area at Brgy. Buhaynasapa and present your booking confirmation and medical certificates. Pay the Ecological Fee of Php 20.00 per person and claim the Referral Slip. No Referral Slip, No Entrance.

  4. Take note of the following

    • Only 18-65 years old will be accommodated by AEs and CAO.

    • Staycation Resorts may accommodate tourists of all ages.

    • Tourists with comorbidity or underlying conditions and those who are pregnant/expecting mothers will not be accommodated.

Note: Videokes are still not allowed. Tourists are required to wear masks when roaming around the resort and when not swimming in a pool/beach.

How to get here

via Bus from Manila v.v | 138km
via Bus from Batangas City | 61km
via Bus from Lucena City | 46km
via Jeep/Van from Lipa City | 45km

Destinations

Sun and Beach Tourism

The locality is abundant with breathtaking spots. Local and international tourists are drawn to the area by the lure of its inviting sun and beaches, well-preserved mangrove forest, and scenic mountain views. An ever-dreamt adventure like snorkeling, diving, boating, hiking, and a lot more it's all possible here.

Nature Tourism

A nice trek in Southern Batangas is the coastal mountainous San Juan, Mt. Daguldul. The name Daguldul or Daguldol has been used since the olden days. It has an onomatopoeic feeling that of suspense and grandness. It describes the grandeur of the range and the abrupt rolling of its slopes.

Mt. Daguldul has several gems to offer. First, there is the unique seascape that greets the hiker on the initial beach trail. Then, there are a trail and light forests. Finally, there are excellent side trip choices such as the unique Naambon Falls and the acclaimed Laiya beach.

San Juan Nepomuceno Church

San Juan Nepomuceno Parish is one of the relics of our colonial heritage. Tracing its origin back to more than one and a half centuries ago, the church is a historical landmark.

Ancestral Homes

San Juan Nepomuceno Parish is one of the relics of our colonial heritage. Tracing its origin back to more than one and a half centuries ago, the church is a historical landmark.

Festivals

Lambayok is the acronym for lam-banog, palayok and karagatan, the famous tourist products and destinations that contributed much to the economic growth of San Juan,Batangas on December 12.

Products, Culinary & Delicacies

Another evidence to San Juan's rich cultural heritage is its agricultural products like lambanog, palayok, panutsa, tablea, atsara and native products, among other, which in turn contribute jobs to it's local. You can also try to taste some of the delicacies that San Juan offers like bulalo, suman, kalamay and goto.