Antawagon Hill | Things to do in Balete-Aklan

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Once served as a camp and the last line of defense of Filipino soldiers and guerillas during World War ll.
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Address:  , Balete, Aklan
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Nearby attractions

Pamana (Artisanal Sinaing na Tulingan)
5.76 km away

Sinaing na Tulingan is a Filipino Fish Recipe that translates to braised fish. The dish makes use of bullet tuna, a type of saltwater fish also known as Tulingan. The dish is famous in the coastal towns of Batangas. Nestor Velasquez of Mataas na Kahoy in Batangas is a food entrepreneur who has reinvented the production and packaging of this favourite Batangueño delicacy through Pamana. Traditionally, commercial sinaing na tulingan is simmered for hours on end in large earthenware pots with bilimbi (kamias), salt, and water, and sold in the markets. It usually has to be consumed within the day or, if any is left over, fried the next day. But Nestor made use of the “canning” process to make Artisanal Sinaing na tulingan, with each bottle prepared individually, steeped in brine, bottled and cooked in a pressurized cannery. The entire process is stringent to safeguard against botulism and designed to meet even American food production standards. The result is the perfect pasalubong or souvenir for tourists and OFWs alike. The Batangas delicacy Sinaing na Tulingan, but with a longer shelf life.

Cafe De Lipa
8.60 km away

One of the best places to try out the famed Kapeng Barako is in Cafe De Lipa. Their main product is the Barako Joe, which is their Classic Brew. Barako is generally used to describe Batangas men, and this mean coffee is no exception. Barako Joe is true to its definition, strong in taste, aroma, and in that caffeine “kick.” They also offer other hot and iced coffees, the best of which are the Caffe Macchiato and the Caffe Mocha. Pastries, such as cheese rolls, Tableya Revel bar, and Dulce De Leche are also available. If you wish to learn more about coffee and make your own signature blend, you can sign up for their Coffee Cupping classes. Or you can take home coffee goodness, by grabbing some of their coffee packs and share these beans with your family and friends. Cafe de Lipa also tries to help the coffee farmers in the Philippines by getting their beans locally.

Bulalo Ice Cream
9.40 km away

Tanauan’s Ice Cream makers go above and beyond by getting creative with local flavors and ingredients— specifically Bulalo. Think of the flavoursome beef shank and the equally tasty soup served cold. Once your senses have gotten over the shock of wether you are eating dinner or dessert, you’re sure to get hooked with this unusual way of serving Bulalo.

Things to do nearby

Saving the Bees at Milea Bee Farm
Local sightseeing
12.53 km away

Milea Bee Farm is not a resort. It is a working farm dedicated for the propagation and care of 3 species of honey producing bees.

We can show you around to see the bees in their habitat. We have the Italian Bees (apis mel- lifera), Philippine Native Honey Bees (apis cerana) and different kinds of Philippine Native Stin- gless Bees. It is situated in a secluded area with no neighbors and without electricity. You need to walk about a 200 meter foot path from the parking area. Wearing long pants, rubber shoes with socks is recommended.

You can have a taste of honey fresh from the bee hive; know and see the different honey pro- ducing bee species; know the sources of nectar and pollen as well as edible flowers; discover the relationship between bees & flowers; and how bees are closely related to the food chain. Hope we can share to you why bees are important and how you can lend a hand to the world- wide concern, and our continuing campaign to Help Save The Bees. It will be a totally different educational experience both kids and adults will enjoy.

Tagaytay Day Tour from Manila
Local sightseeing
19.93 km away

  • Take a quick trip to one of the most popular daytrip destination for locals, the picturesque city of Tagaytay
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the serene Taal Lake and Taal Volcano from the top of the mountain
  • See the Gingerbread House, Sonya's Garden, Mahoogany Market, Good Shepherd, Picnic Grove and more!
  • Enjoy a local specialty called Bulalo made by cooking beef shanks and marrow bones in a tasty broth
  • Experience a hassle-free journey in an air-conditioned bus and learn about the city from your guide

Where to stay

Nayomi Sanctuary Resort
Hotels and homes
0.13 km away

Nayomi Sanctuary Resort is located at Barangay Alangilan Balete Batangas where one of the best views of Taal Lake is seen. Surrounded by nature, Nayomi offers a relaxing atmosphere that will make anyone feel right at home. It’s an hour and a half drive from the busy streets of Metro Manila, a sure escape from the urban world. With its 14,418 square meters in area, it looks surreal but we assure you, it’s real.

The owner envisions it as an escape from the demands of the urban world, a place where you can relax, regroup, and rediscover yourself. It’s a peaceful place where you can easily travel to, where you can spend the weekend without worries, and where you can celebrate your grand celebrations.

With its existing four villas and four rooms, Nayomi has made sure each villa is equipped with a master’s bedroom with one queen and one twin size beds, a bathroom of their own, a dinning set, and a relaxing porch in front of each villa.

Come, escape, and make Nayomi your sanctuary where you can relax, bond, and enjoy. Feel the beauty of Balete Batangas and explore nature at its best.

Come and visit us at Nayomi. We’re waiting for you.

Shercon Resort
Hotels and homes
1.91 km away

Take pleasure in the magnificence of nature as Shercon Resort thrives with its own Ecology Park- a full spectrum of recreation while enjoying our amenities. Perfected by time and history, Shercon Resort started as an exclusive family resort and grew to what it is today, a Tropical haven, Ecology Park, Hotel and Resort for everyone to enjoy.

Situated amidst the highlands of Lipa and the panoramic view of nearby Tagaytay, Shercon Resort and Ecology Park is the ideal getaway to relax and liven up your senses! Bounded by lush landscape, verdant greenery and excellent resort facilities and services, Shercon Resort is the perfect setting for every occasion.

We are proud to share with you the goodness and splendor of nature and still be connected to modern facilities. Talk to us and let Shercon Resort cater to your specific event requirement - from Weddings, Social Events, Corporate functions, Meetings and Parties.

Cintai Corito's Garden
Hotels and homes
2.34 km away

Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Balete, Batangas. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.

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