Frequently Asked Questions
How to go to Balete, Batangas?
By Public Transportation
Take Lipa City-bound bus. Ask the driver to drop you off at SM Lipa. Cross the road and take a Tanauan or LIMA-bound jeepney. Ask the driver to drop you off at Levitown. There are Balete-bound jeepneys across the road from Levitown. The commute takes around 15-30 minutes from SM Lipa.
By Private Car
Drive to STAR (Southern Tagalog Arterial Road) Tollway via the South Luzon Express Way (SLEX). Take the Balete exit and turn right.
Where to go in Balete, Batangas?
Retreat and recreational centers are aplenty in the municipality of Balete, Batangas.
There is a long list of resorts to choose from---- from intimate to grandiose resorts, from affordable to high-end rates, from day-tours to multiple night stays---- Balete has got it all covered.
To know more about these resorts, click here.
Are there Covid 19 Checkpoints in Balete?
As of posting, the municipality of Balete and the whole of Batangas is under Alert Level 1 where inter and intrazonal travels are allowed. If one is to enter private and public establishments, he is required to observe minimum health protocols and may be asked to present a proof of vaccination ID.
Was Balete severely damaged by the Taal volcano eruption?
Unlike other coastal municipalities that surround the Taal Volcano, Balete remained relatively unscathed. More notably, some areas in the Municipality of Balete now serves as an evacuation site for the residents of the volcano island.
What are the best things to do in Balete?
Balete is considered as the Biking Capital of Southern Batangas thanks to its mild ascents and rolling terrain. At the end of the road is a majestic view of Lake Taal and the world famous Binintiang Malaki.
Religious pilgrims also frequent Balete since it is home to a number of chapels including the Marian Orchard and Nuestra Señora dela Paz y Buen Viaje Parish Church.
The sunsets in Balete are definitely one of the best in Batangas or maybe even in the country. Spending the afternoons and witnessing the sun set (for free!) with your loved ones are ,indeed, precious moments.