Puerto Galera

Climate Puerto Galera

Weather in Puerto Galera is dominated by two distinct seasons. A dry season from December to May and a rainy season during the remainder of the year.

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Eating & drinking Puerto Galera

Most of the resorts in Puerto Galera have their own restaurant so finding a place to eat and drink can really be easy. Some resorts also feature a mini-kitchen within the rooms so you can just go to the local market and get some fresh foods to cook. A lot of small grocery shops are also scattered within the area where you can get some quick drinks or snacks to bring to your accommodation or just simply nibble while touring the island. Whatever you choose, Puerto Galera will not run out of options for your dining and drinking needs.

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Highlights Puerto Galera

Although the beaches nearby Puerto Galera might not be the best in the country, there are still some worth considering. White beach has a big patch of white sand and a lot of shopping and entertainment options. Sabang has an active and rowdy nightlife, but the beach is very narrow and mostly taken by bangka’s. 

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Local transport Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera is made up of numerous separated islands and the most common mode of transportation used to transfer to another island is by the use of outrigger boats or locally referred to as banca. Aside from boats that are used widely for public transportation, several small boats can be chartered for island-hopping trips or trips to other resorts.

banca

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Getting there Puerto Galera

Coming from Manila, the only way you can get to Puerto Galera is by land-sea route as there are no flights from Manila to Puerto Galera. Lots of bus companies located along Buendia in Pasay City like Tritran, BBL, Greenstar, RRCG, BLTB and Jam have buses that go directly to Batangas City Pier. To make sure you are getting on the right bus, ask the bus driver or the conductor first if its headed to Batangas Pier as there are buses as well that heads straight to the Batangas Bus Terminal.

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Shopping Puerto Galera

pg shoppingShopping in Puerto Galera is limited as there are no big malls or department stores within the area. Along White Beach, a lot of shops and stalls sells various trinkets like bracelets, keychains, magnets and souvenir shirts (90-150php).

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Activities Puerto Galera

The warm crystal clear waters surrounding Puerto Galera are providing ample opportunities for water sports. The diving is superb and affordable here, with most sites being a short bangka ride away from shore. Most of the dive sites are located close to Sabang.

Sabang Wrecks

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