Baler is a town perfectly settled in the province of Aurora. In its center, Museo de Baler chronicles colonial history. It is also known to be the birthplace of the Philippine Commonwealth under President Manuel L. Quezon. Labeled the origin of surfing in the Philippines, it was famous for its large waves that can reach up to 9 feet tall or 2.7 meters.
The laid-back vibe and big waves, endless surfing on Sabang beach are just one of the popular tourist spot of the town. Baler has its exceptional beauty that sets apart from other places in the country. There are a lot of things to discover from its historic structures, unevenly captivating blue beaches, striking cliffs, and waterfalls.
L’Sirene Boutique Resort provides surfing lessons for those who want to experience the waves that Baler is known for. Delicious food at Siren’s Bar and Restaurant awaits the foodies and those hungry for something new after a day of activities. As the day winds down, you may take a dip in the sit-down pool right by your door and find your center.
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EASY ADVENTURE is an eco-luxe camping resort located in the in the Conservatory at Charlie’s Point.
Glamping means real beds that you can get some of your best sleep in — especially in the fresh air of the outdoors.
They vastly have more space than tents, giving you and your travel companions room to spread. You’ll be treated with hotel-like hospitality and the creature comforts that help you to unwind and experience at home on holiday
The most known swimming and surfing spots in Baler. The waves here are good and swell strong. A good place, for beach lovers who wanted to learn how to surf. The surf instructors are, very friendly diligent and patient.
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Privately owned beach, hidden behind the hills of Baler. If you plan on visiting you need to register beforehand at Costa Pacifica, this also owned by a certain ruling clan.
Visitors’ fee is Php 300 per person. You might need to rent a habal-habal for Php 150.00 because tricycles can only take you to a certain point around the cove.
Also known as the Mother Falls, is one of Aurora’s treasured natural astonishments. If you are looking for a quiet and reflective trek I would recommend you go on a weekday.
It gets slippery during peak days and group tourists get rowdy during these days, and there is sort of a build up at the foot of the waterfalls. Entrance fee would cost Php 30.00 for the environmental fee. Should you wish to have a guide to lead you there, you have to pay Php 200 for his service.
A 600-year-old Balete tree, you can also go inside the tree and if you have to pay Php 10.00. The entrance fee will cost you Php 15.00 and parking fee of Php 10.00 per vehicle. It is also said to be the largest Balete tree in Southeast Asia.
This museum features the Spanish colonial period and its influence on the Filipino culture. Admission fee is Php 20.00 per person.
For this trip, we recommend booking our Toyota Vios under the Economy Sedan Class. Comfortable seats that cradle all passengers. Gasoline efficient without compromising comfort that’ll definitely make your road trip more fun.
Just take the North Luzon Expressway from Balintawak and take the SCTEX exit in LaPaz, Tarlac. From there, just stay on the highway until you reach Cabanatuan City in Nueva Ecija. Once there, drive on the Nueva Ecija-Aurora highway until you reach the border (passing Talavera, Rizal, and Pantabangan). You will drive through Maria Aurora and San Luis before finally reaching Baler.
Baler is slowly being known as a tourist destination by choice, not only by beach lovers and surfers but also those tourists who enjoy adventures and the scenery of nature. A place where you can really relax and unwind. If you are one of the travelers heading hear soon, book now and discover the splendor of Baler.
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