Anilao, Batangas

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Anilao, Batangas is really known for it’s diving spots. I’m not really into diving or snorkeling so to be quite honest with you, I was pretty hesitant to go to Anilao since I usually prefer hanging out in beaches and oh boy, was I pretty stupid. Now I finally learned to really not judge a book by it’s cover because Anilao, indeed, has so much to offer. Their famous diving spots are just the tip of the iceberg.

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During our whole trip in Anilao, we stayed in Anilao Discovery Bay. The place was really amazing with its minimalist architecture.

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I’m a sucker for minimalist architecture.

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Anilao Discovery Bay doesn’t really have a sandy shore by the ocean but the staffs suggested we rent a boat in the pier to tour us around the many islands/beaches in Anilao.

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So for our first day there, we just decided to roam around the resort.

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On our second day, we decided to go to the pier and ask for the tour, we decided to go to the nearest beach first which is Sampaguita Island.

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Minimalist lighthouse

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It was me and my family’s first time to ride a boat. I was quite nervous at first but it was a lot of fun!

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Finally arrived at Sampaguita island!

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The sun was finally setting.

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Sampaguita Island had one of the best views of the sunset!

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One of the best sunsets i’ve ever seen.

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On our third day, we decided to try to go to Sombrero Island. it’s quite far and the waves were wild. So during the whole boat ride going there, I was really nervous lmao.

When we got there, the island was really beautiful with pristine waters and white sand!

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