Nuvali - Laguna

Located within the jurisdiction of the cities of Sta. Rosa, Calamba, and the municipality of Cabuyao in the province of Laguna, Nuvali  is a mix of residential, recreational, and industrial developments that are already becoming a popular weekend getaway destination not only for those living in Laguna but also for those living in the neighboring provinces and cities. Nuvali Nuvali History Long ago, the lands which are now occupied by Nuvali were once part of the land owned by the friars during the Spanish Colonial era. It was then acquired by a group of American entrepreneurs after the former Spanish masters were booted out of the country. They then developed the lands as a sugar plantation and in 1948. The land once again transferred ownership - this time to a Filipino statesman named Jose Yulo .  Nuvali - Laguna Where do you wanna go? Let's go for a boat ride in Nuvali ! Read and be informed! Read and be warned! Years later, his family would collaborate wit

Munting Buhangin Beach Camp - Batangas

Located in the municipality of Nasugbu in the province of Batangas, Munting Buhangin Beach Camp is one of the few privately owned resorts in the area that doesn't really require memberships for visitors to enjoy. Munting Buhangin Beach Camp Munting Buhangin Beach Camp Details Although Munting Buhangin Beach Camp doesn't have white sand to boast, it's quite an isolated place which makes the resort stand out. Its light brown sand, sprinkled with different kinds of shells, is cleaned daily by the dedicated staff of the resort. Sadly, during my visit, a broken piece of glass buried in the sand gave one of my toes a deep cut but I know that it's just a rare case (no one needs to be fired) and nobody wanted that to happen. Munting Buhangin Beach - Nasugbu, Batangas  One of the best places to go camping...  ...or rent nipa huts and treehouse You might want to try kayaking here too Going up: parking / Going down: beach Munting Buhangin Beach Camp is ide

Bay Church - Laguna

Located in the municipality of Bay (pronounced ba-eh) in Laguna, Bay Church is one of the many old Spanish-era churches of the province.  Bay Church Bay Church history Also known as  St. Augustine Parish Church , Bay Church was first constructed along the shore of Laguna de Bay sometime in 1571. It was built using light materials like canes and nipa. The construction of the first church was supervised by Augustinian friars led by Fr. Martin de Rada. Bay Church then became a parish on April 30, 1578. Bay Church - Bay, Laguna Bay Church facade Bay Church NHI Marker Bay Church interior Inside the mini chapel of the Bay Church Bay Church altar The administration of the town of Bay including the church was transferred to the Franciscans on November 23, 1737. The small wooden church was then transferred to its present site in the town proper afterward. In 1804, Bay Church was reconstructed and this time stone and wood were used as the primary construction mate

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