Camp Netanya – Batangas’ Little Santorini

Santorini is always on top of people’s must-visit-places list but going to Greece is no joke. Fortunately, we now have our own Little Santorini at Mabini, Batangas!

Getting There

By Bus

  1. Catch a bus bound to Batangas in bus terminals in Cubao/Buendia.
  2. From the stop, you can ride a jeepney to Mabini, Batangas.
  3. Go down to the Mabini Crossing, and from there you can take a trike to Camp Netanya Resort.

By Private Vehicle

  1. Get on Metro Manila Skyway from Magallanes EDSA, continue to Lipa.
  2. Take the exit toward Lipa City from Batangas – Quezon Rd/Calabarzon Express Way.
  3. Continue on Batangas – Quezon Rd/President Jose P. Laurel Highway.
  4. Take Makalintal Ave to Bauan – Mabini Rd/Mabini Circumferential Rd in Mabini

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We arrived at around 9 in the morning, it was a long drive! We left Manila at 5am so it took us about 4 hours to get there.

We availed of their Dip and Dine Package which includes:
  • Use of infinity pool
  • Access to sea swimming
  • Use of Kayak
  • Lunch at Greeka All Day Dining Restaurant
  • Use of pool towels

This is their standard day tour package which is priced at 1700 Php per person. They don’t accept walk-ins since they are always fully booked. Also, they only allow 10 people per day to avail of their day tour package – the resort won’t be crowded for sure!

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This eye-catching big blue door will welcome you as you enter the resort.

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Forgive our blurry and out of focus shots for we only have a tripod with us, haha!

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Camp Netanya is Greek-all-over! Their staff are also dressed in Greek gods and goddesses inspired dresses that’s why you can feel the Santorini vibes everywhere.

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The staff are also very accommodating, they helped us in bringing our things down the resort. Take note that they still don’t have elevators and the lobby to the pool area is about 3 floors.

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The first activity we did was to take lots of pictures! The place is totally picture-perfect!

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Camp Netanya is perfect for pre-nup and debut photoshoots especially if you’re opting for a Greek themed wedding or debut!

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I just really love how our photos turned out! #SarilingSikap with our tripod!

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AC is already all sweaty, the sun is so hot that day! Still thankful it didn’t rain.

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After taking pictures at the balcony, we settled our things and went back up to Greeka to have our lunch!

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I had Greeka’s Roasted Chicken it’s yummy – crisp on the outside but still juicy on the inside!

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AC had Greeka’s Grilled Porkchop, it took some time for it to be served but it’s worth the wait. The pork is tender and the gravy is just right – not thick, not runny.

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After having lunch, we rested for a while and then finally had a dip in the infinity pool!

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Camp Netanya’s infinity pool is overlooking Balayan Bay – what a view! The pool’s deepest area is up to 12 feet!

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After chilling at the infinity pool, we used their Kayak – it’s my first time to kayak! It’s tiring but fun. We had the view of the whole resort and also spotted kids learning how to scuba dive.

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Last dip before going home!

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It was a very relaxing and hassle-free stay, everything is just perfect. Next time, for sure, we’ll stay overnight and try all the other activities that we’ve missed!

You can visit their website for more details – room rates, amenities, activities, etc. at www.campnetanya.com.ph

Camp Netanya, we’ll be back!

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