Sepoc Beach is a small part of paradise on this earth and by small it's kinda literal as it is only narrow and you can stroll from one side to another in a few minutes. Part of it is a beautiful white sandy beach looking towards Mindoro and the scuba diving is famous around the world.
Mount Pinagbanderahan or widely known as Mount Gulugod Baboy is a hidden paradise of Southern Batangas that is only three hours away from Manila and features the scenic views of Batangas and Balayan Bay, its magnificent rolling hills and its beautiful grassland. This mountain stands 525 meters above sea level and takes at least an hour of trek to reach its peak.
If you are looking for a great waterside experience near to Manila then Masasa beach is an 'easy to reach' weekend destination that is a great place to unwind from the rigours of city living.
Mt Batulao is a 2-3 hours away from Manila that has been tagged as one of the most famous hiking destinations for enthusiasts that offers a magnificent view of provinces of Batangas and Cavite.
Climbing this mountain requires great endurance as its trail is a never ending ascent. Along the way, there are stores where you can buy something that can cleanse your thirst or something you can chew on.