Top 7 things to do in Santo Tomas, Batangas

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If you’re looking for a house and lot for sale in Batangas then this read is perfect for you. Not only is the place a perfect place to settle in, but it’s also a tourist magnet. Santo Tomas is the first town in the Southern part of the province and a first-class municipality in Batangas so if you’re considering purchasing a house and lot for sale or simply trying to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, here are seven leisure things to do when in Santo Tomas, Batangas:

Talon Falls

San Vicente

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If you want to deviate from the crowded resort pools, it’s best to go for a private paradise. The Talon Falls at Barangay San Vicente near Cabaong Bridge has everything in store for you. The place is open for swimming and group picnics. Nature tripping around the vicinity is also encouraged, just remember to pick up the trash before you leave. Pls. add unique experience from Talon Falls

Padre Pio National Shrine

San Pedro


The Philippines is one of two nations in Asia with Roman Catholicism as the predominant religion. It is no question that the country abound with so many church structures each with their own unique history and structure. Padre Pio National Shrine, however is a unique experience all by itself. Not only is it a religious structure but its architecture is also beyond amazing. The entire building is built with eco-friendly materials such as bamboo, stone and sasa. Its roof also resembles a salakot, (add brief description of salakot). Located at Barangay San Pedro, Santo Tomas, It is home for many pilgrims seeking the blessing of Saint Pio and for many non-Catholic tourists to marvel at and appreciate.

Mt. Makiling Recreation Center 

San Bartolome
Primarily designed as a Christian activities center, Mt. Makiling Recreational Center has all of the amenities (pls. enumerate the all the amenities) your local resort can only dream of. Don’t be intimidated by the exclusivity of this place, it is open for everybody to enjoy. This place has everything from comfortable rooms to eat-all-you-can buffets which will make your stay ever so worth the while. Did I mention that it’s also right by the magnificent Mt. Makiling itself?

Mt. Manabu

Sta. Cruz


Want to experience nature and the thrill of hiking but still a novice hiker? This mountain peak is ideal for you. Rated as a “Beginners’ trail”, Mt. Manabu has a short travel distance from the base to the summit which makes it ideal for starting hikers. With a budget of around 1,600 pesos, your hiking plans can now push through.

Gen. Malvar Shrine

General Miguel Malvar or “The Great Batangueño” was the last general to surrender to the Americans. Born in September 27, 1865 in San Miguel, Santo Tomas, Batangas, the brave general was also the unofficial president of the first Philippine Republic after President Aguinaldo’s exile. A shrine was erected in his honor in 1956. This historical landmark is located at the municipal compound of Santo Tomas. It houses pictures, documents and paintings that depict the life of the former general. Plan your trips on the 27th of September to experience the festivities of Malvar Day which is celebrated at the shrine.

Ecofarm Resort

Santa Maria

Ecofarm Resort is a resort located at Barangay Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, Batangas. It was once a family-owned property with houses strewn across the 5,000 square meter hacienda-like landscape complemented by a private pool available for your regular occasions. What makes this haven stand out among other resorts is the serenity of having the whole place for you and your family. The majestic view of Mt. Makiling will take your breath awayI

Mt. Makiling

San Miguel

Pls. also mention that the mountain is shaped like a woman, as popularly observed by many.

Who would want to miss such a marvel? Mt. Makiling is an inactive volcano which spans from Laguna to Batangas. Its name orginated from the Filpino folklore character named Maria Makiling. A diwata as so called by Filipinos, Maria Makiling is the fictional guardian of the woods around the mountain which makes it a great subject for countless myths and urban legends. Even though it is a tough travel, this place is a great point for thrill seeking adventurers looking for a place to spend their energy on. Wouldn’t you want to buy a house and lot for sale in Batangas just to be closer to that view?

Grabbing that house and lot for sale in Batangas, an area filled with invigorating sights and leisure activities, is an ideal move for you and your family.