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Getting here

Getting Here

To travel from Manila to Southdrive Beach Resort, you have several transportation options available, including air, land, and sea. Here's a travel guide to help you navigate your journey:

OPTION 1 (BY LAND AND SEA)

  1. Manila to Batangas Port: Start your journey by heading to Batangas Port, which is the gateway to Mindoro. You can take a bus or hire a private vehicle from Manila to Batangas Port. The travel time is approximately 2-3 hours, depending on traffic conditions.

  2. Batangas Port to Calapan Port: At Batangas Port, board a ferry or a roll-on/roll-off (RORO) vessel bound for Calapan Port in Mindoro. There are several ferry companies operating this route, such as Montenegro Lines, Starlite Ferries, or FastCat. The ferry ride usually takes around 2-3 hours.

  3. Calapan Port to Bulalacao: Once you arrive at Calapan Port, you can find various transportation options to reach Bulalacao. You can take a bus, van, or jeepney. Look for vehicles going to Bulalacao or inquire at the terminal for the best available option. The travel time from Calapan to Bulalacao is approximately 3-4 hours, depending on road conditions.

  4. Arrival at Bulalacao: Upon reaching Bulalacao town proper, you can hire a tricycle or motorcycle (habal-habal) to take you to Southdrive Beach Resort. Make sure to negotiate the fare before starting the trip. The resort is located along the coastline, so the travel time might vary based on its exact location. Follow the directions provided by the driver to reach your destination.

OPTION 2 (BY AIR)

The nearest airport to Bulalacao is the San Jose Airport (SJI) in Occidental Mindoro. To travel from Manila to Southdrive Beach Resort through San Jose Airport, you can follow these steps:

  1. Manila to San Jose Airport: Start by booking a domestic flight from Manila to San Jose Airport in Occidental Mindoro. You can check the flight schedules and availability with airlines like Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour. Once you arrive at San Jose Airport, proceed to the arrival area.

  2. San Jose Airport to San Jose Bus Terminal: From San Jose Airport, you can take a tricycle or hire a motorcycle (habal-habal) to San Jose Bus Terminal. These modes of transportation are usually available outside the airport. Alternatively, you can hire a private vehicle to reach the bus terminal. The travel time to the bus terminal is typically around 10-15 minutes.

  3. San Jose Bus Terminal to Bulalacao: At San Jose Bus Terminal, look for buses or vans that are heading to Bulalacao. Inform the conductor or driver that you want to go to Bulalacao. Buses and vans bound for Bulalacao are usually available, and the travel time is approximately 1-2 hours, depending on road conditions and the type of vehicle you choose.

  4. Arrival at Bulalacao: Upon reaching Bulalacao town proper, you can hire a tricycle or motorcycle (habal-habal) to take you to Southdrive Beach Resort. Make sure to negotiate the fare before starting the trip. The resort is located along the coastline, so the travel time might vary based on its exact location. Follow the directions provided by the driver to reach your destination.



Additional Tips:

  • It's advisable to check the schedules of flights, buses, and ferries in advance to plan your trip accordingly.

  • Weather conditions, especially during the rainy season, may affect transportation schedules. Stay updated with the latest information and be prepared for possible delays or cancellations.

  • Pack light and bring essentials such as water, snacks, and entertainment for the journey.

  • If you prefer a more comfortable and hassle-free travel experience, you may also consider booking Southdrive Beach Resort to pick you up at San Jose Airport using a van. Kindly communicate with the management for your pick-up details.

It's recommended to plan your journey ahead of time, check the flight schedules, and allow for potential delays. Additionally, keep in mind that transportation availability may vary, so it's advisable to inquire about schedules and fares at the airport, port, and bus terminal. Enjoy your trip to Southdrive Beach Resort!

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