Friday, March 13, 2009

Lago de Oro, Batangas City - Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding in a much accessible place? Lago de Oro can cater your cravings for this type of sport. It is just located in the heart of Calatagan Batangas.

We went there in a day trip to cut our expense. Anyways, we just really wanted to learn how to wakeboard... that simple.

Whats in our Backpacks?
2000 each

Board shorts and swimsuits
Videocam and Digicam
Extra clothes

How to Get There?
For Commuters:

Calatagan Vans are available beside Metropoint Mall in Pasay City beside Edsa MRT. This will cost you 200-250 bucks going there.

For Non-Commuters:

- From Manila using coastal road pass through Tagaytay and go straight towards Nasugbu. Upon reaching "Y" junction just after Un-Oil Gast Station (right side) turn RIGHT. After passing Sugar Mill turn LEFT on "T" junction with Shell Gasoline Station on the left corner. Pass through Lian towards Calatagan. LAGO DE ORO is on the right side of the highway in Balibago, Calatagan

- From Makati using the South Super Hi-way, take exit at Sta. Rosa, turn RIGHT and go straight, pass through Tagaytay towards Nasugbu. Upon reaching "Y" junction just after Uni-Oil Gast Station (right side) follow the directions above (From Manila Bound)

How Much is the Fare?
Riding a bus from Pasay to Calatagan would cost you Php 250-300 only

Water Sports Time Tickets:

1 Hour Php 400
Morning Session (930-1230) Php 900
Afternoon Session (1330-1630) Php 900
AM & PM Session Php 1,386
Beginners Ticket
Php 480
Early Opening or Late Closing - Can be arranged upon request

Where to Stay?

Lago de Oro has 26 hotel units with complete facilities.
Room Rates include:
Single / Double sharing Php 4,840
Driver / Maid's Bed Php 630
Extra Person in Room Php 726
Children under 12 yrs old - free of charge

What to Do?
Waterski or wakeboarding by cable ski system
Swimming in the pool or in the sea
Walking/jogging around the ski lake (1 km)
Playing volleyball/basketball
Playing indoor games such as billiards, darts, cards andtable tennis
Reading book at the library
Watching movies/sports/news by dream satellite TV
Relax and enjoy having massage using sandalwood oil from Western Australia
Fishing in the sea or lake
Rent a balsa and relax while having your lunch on the sea
Rent a boat and see the coastlines natural beauty
Experience feeding sheep and lambs

Itinerary (Day Tour)
(Note: This is suitable to those living in Manila)

Ride GT Express FX in Terminal in Pasay Rotonda, beside Sogo Hotel
9:00AM, ETA Tagaytay Crossing, Ride Bus going to Lian Batangas
10:00AM, ETA Lian Batangas, Go down to BPI Lian and wait for Bus going to Calatagan
11:00AM, ETA Lago de Oro, Calatagan Batangas
5:00PM, ETD Lago de Oro, take BLTB or CROW Bus to Pasay

For more details about Lago de Oro, visit

1 comment:

DeanAvic said...

after wake boarding you can proceed to tagaytay for relaxation since its near tagaytay.