Nestled in a captivating mountain covered by tropical forest, a chain of small beaches and cliffs, El Canonero Diving and Beach Resort is located in Talipapan Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines.
Hotel rooms surround a beautiful garden and sea view setting. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with amenities such as: Cable TV, refrigerator, hot water, free WiFi connection and a private terrace. For the guests' convenience, quality recreational facilities can be enjoyed such as a swimming pool, kiddie pool, wedding facilities, restaurant, poolside bar, laundry and massage service.
El Canonero Puerto Galera Resorts, an engaging place where family, couple and friends can enjoy water sports such as: scuba-diving, snorkeling, island hopping and trekking in a tranquil place away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The resort has a restaurant that serves sumptuous seafood specialties, Italian & Filipino cuisines, great 14 inch Pizza, and famous international and local desserts.
Have the greatest Puerto Galera Diving experience at El Canonero Beach Resort. Discover crystalline water and rich coral reefs as you explore the calm and shallow ocean floor. The resort offers complete diving lessons for beginners and experts.
• Check In : 14:00
• Check Out : 12:00
• GMT Time : +08:00 - Singapore
From Manila the easiest, most convenient and safest way to reach us is the combined Sikat service which includes air conditioned bus, TV and ship services, $600 Pesos = $1.30 USD. It departs daily in the mornings, at 08:00 from the Citystate Tower Hotel on 1315 A.Mabini Street in Ermita, Manila, there are other comfortable hotels in the area. The Sikat bus will take you directly to Batangas port and then board the ship to Puerto Galera, Sabang Beach or White Beach.
There is another way: from Manila to Batangas you can take a taxi or the Buendia Station buses, take one of the frequent buses that reach Batangas Port in about 2 hours. From Batangas preferably take a ship to White Beach, the closest to Talipanan or through Puerto Galera. You can also board the ship in Sabang but the path is 4 miles longer.
Arrive on these means of transportation, or through the Sicat service mentioned before, in one of the three locations. Then for reaching the Resort at Talipanan Beach, you will need to take a Jeep or Tricycle. It is only a few minutes away from White Beach, 15 minutes from Puerto Galera and 30 minutes from Sabang.
If you are not in a hurry, one of our representatives can wait for you at the dock.
There are ships parting from Batangas, at “Lea Beach ” and upon private request will ship during extraordinary schedules, also at night time for Sabang, Puerto Galera, White Beach and Talipanan. The crossing is also possible for a small number of persons, please inform on time, the price varies according to the number of persons embarking.
Lea Beach is at Batangas, slightly south of the Port and may be reached by taxi if arriving through Manila or Puerto Batangas on a 10 minutes tricycle ride.
Airport Pick-up: Airport - El Canonero Diving Beach Resort / / El Canonero Diving Beach Resort - Airport.
El Canonero Diving Beach Resort management can supply a van for receiving you at Manila’s airport and transporting you to Batangas, on a 2 hour ride and then on a commercial ship that takes you to Galera and then to the Resort or directly to the Resort on a private ship during night time. (1.5 hour ship trip) Total cost (one way) per 1-8 person group on van + commercial ship is $150 USD or van + private ship $235 USD. The transportation on a private ship direct to the Resort is carried on at Lea Beach
Departures through Batangas by Puerto Galera or White Beach
7,30 am, 8,30 am, 9,30 am, 10,15 am, 11 am, 12am, 12,30 pm, 1 pm, 1,30 pm, 2,45 pm, 3,30 pm, 4,30 pm
Departures from Puerto Galera / White Beach through Batangas
5,00 am, 5,30 am, 6,45 am, 7,00 am, 8,00 am, 8,30 am, 9,00 am, 10,15 am, 10,30 am, 1,00 am, 1,30 am, 1,45 am, 2,30 am, 2,45 am, 3,30 am
There never seems to be enough time in the day to visit all the tourist spots in Puerto Galera. Every trip to the island paradise seems to produce new wonders, and other places to explore. For the newcomers, some of the areas that you should not fail to visit are listed below.
White Beach is on the west side of Puerto Galera city, only a few kilometers away, making it one of the most easily accessible of all the beaches on the island. Not only is it easy to reach, but White Beach in Puerto Galera also attracts a lot of the locals, perfect for those that want to meet and make friends with Filipinos.
Sabang Beach with over 30 dive sites, several beach resorts and a wide array of bars and clubs, Sabang Beach has become the premiere party place in Puerto Galera. In the mornings and afternoons you can go swimming or diving, with the diving sites offering some of the most striking corals and underwater life forms you will ever see. In the evenings, you can dance the night away, or sing along at one of the numerous karaoke bars there.
Tamaraw Falls which is a little over 8 miles from the main town, is one of the most breathtaking of the numerous waterfalls in Puerto Galera. A naturally formed pool lies at the base of the cascading waters. Aninuan Falls is, together with Tamraraw Falls, the most well known waterfall in Puerto Galera. Aside from admiring the waters themselves, another popular activity that both locals and tourists engage in is trekking up the creek nearby.
The Mangyan Village is where the aborigines of Mindoro had settled in, and because of its vicinity to the Small Tabinay River, it has, since ancient times, been associated with gold panning and mining. It is still possible to go over some of the areas where ancient peoples had engaged in the digging and refining of gold in the past.
Mount Malasimbo(over 2,000 ft high), overlooks the scenic beach of Puerto Galera is one of several mountain ranges that encompass the northern borders of Mindoro (the others being Mount Alinbayan, Mount Calavite and Mount Talipanan).
There are so many tourist spots in Puerto Galera that staying on the main island itself is not enough. To get a better sense of your surroundings, island hopping is highly recommended. You can start your island hopping at Haligi Beach, which is in Boquete Island. There you can relax on the soothing white sands, or you can go scuba diving. From there it is only a short distance to San Antonio Island, home of Long Beach and some of the most awe-inspiring coral reefs on the planet. Alongside it is Varadero Bay, where you can relax at some of the best resorts that Puerto Galera has to offer