Laiya is a long stretch of beach with sandy shores and gentle waters, backdropped by a majestic view of Mt. Daguldol.
This beach community was a well kept secret among camping circles until the recent infrastructure developments that made it easily accessible to all vacationers. Laiya is easily reached by land, either by hiking through Mt. Daguldol or a 3-hour drive from Manila.
Head to the south from Manila using the South Luzon Expressway. Exit at Santo Tomas Batangas and use the Star Tollway. From the Star Tollway exit to Lipa, pass by C.M Recto and turn right at P. Torres. Go left towards the Padre Garcia Public Market and then right to the Batangas Racing Circuit. Drive until the town of San Juan and when your reach Municipal Hall, turn right for Laiya.
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Where To Stay in Laiya
There are several resorts along the coast of Laiya.
Here’s a list of some of Laiya’s popular resorts.
Blue Coral Beach Resort
contact numbers: 833-9189/833-7418
Sabangan Beach Resort
contact numbers: 0917-8421376
La Luz Beach Resort
contact numbers: 726-4977, 726-6687, (043)5753581, 0917-5323581
Balai sa Laiya Resort
contact number: (632) 240-2927
Laiya Coco Grove Resort
contact numbers: (632)894-1057, (632)892-6009
Taramindu Beach Garden Inn
contact number: (+632) 448-56-11 (manila)
mobile Number: (+63) 0917-824-002
You can do a range of water activities in Laiya. Several resorts have provisions for kayaking, snorkeling, boating and scuba-diving.
For those who are more land-bound, Laiya has sprawling forest covers ideal for hiking, trekking and mountain biking.