The Property
pathway in our park area
pathway in our park area
beach impressions at Sans Souci
beach impressions at Sans Souci
beach impressions at Sans Souci
beach impressions at Sans Souci
climate map
climate map
residence lot 67
residence lot 67
pathway beach 4
pathway beach 4
model of site development
model of site development
site of proposed hotel
site of proposed hotel
Filipiniana Resort cottage 1
beach resort for sale or lease cottage 1
The property is located in Munting Buhangin Beach, , Mindoro Occidental, Philippines. Udalo is situated on the coast line of northern Mindoro in between Abra de Ilog and Puerto Galera, the bustling tourist destination in Mindoro Oriental. The distance to Puerto Galera is approximately seven kilometers.
A natural port covering about 23 hectares, Puerto Galera is endowed with a treasure of botanical and geological specimens for which it is known for. It is bordered by Mt. Baco and Mt. Malasimbo on the south, San Teodoro municipality in the northeast and Abra de Ilog municipality in the northwest. It is considered the best accessible tourist destination south of Luzon island.
The waters around Puerto Galera teem with exotic and colorful marine life. The variety of species found here outnumbers those of the Great Barrier Reef. It is a year-round diving destination for experienced divers as well as beginners. With over 30 dive sites all known for their marvelous marine environment, which are only 10-15 minutes away from the dive centers, Puerto Galera truly is a diver's paradise.
Udalo can be reached from Puerto Galera by boat in 20 minutes from Talipanan Beach (farthest beach to the west of Puerto Galera and along to the border line of Oriental and Occidental Mindoro) or 60 minutes from Muelle Pier (Center of Puerto Galera). The road connecting the municipality of Abra de Ilog and Puerto Galera is probable by 2005. A trail exists connecting the two municipalities along the shoreline and can be booked as a trekking tour.
Both land and sea travel are used to reach the area. Travel time from Manila to Batangas by land is an average of one to two hours. The completion of the STAR Expressway to Batangas City and the new Batangas International Port are testimony to a vibrant economic development of the area.
Once arrived in Batangas one can choose in taking the many ferry boats to Puerto Galera or Abra de Ilog. A fast boat is going to Puerto Galera with travel time of 55 minutes. Our office is located in Balatero, the car ferry port of Puerto Galera. From the office a service boat can transport guest by a 45 minutes banca ride.
It is advisable to take the boat to Abra de Ilog pier if you are heading directly to Sans Souci. From that pier Munting Buhangin Beach can be reached by a fifteen minute jeep ride (upon completion of the new access road projected to be March 2003).
Another possibility is to take a 20 minute airplane ride to Mamburao and drive by Jeep to Abra de Ilog pier. This Jeepney ride will take approximately 60 minutes on partly improved roads. Flights to Mamburao are currently scheduled three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Once arrived in Munting Buhangin Beach the visitor is rewarded of a site very different from other beach front locations. The shoreline along the property consists of rock formations inter linked with four sand coves along 650 meters of beach frontage. The waters in front of the property features beautiful corals, making it ideal for snorkeling and diving. At the far west side of the beach one can find a natural enclosed sea water pool excellent for swimming in the ocean.
The property is elevated in an amphite theater like setting, sloping upwards towards the mountain ensuring ocean view from virtually every location within the property. Steep ridges around the property form natural borders and are giving the site a feeling of remoteness and tranquility. Along these ridges one can enjoy thrilling views along Mindoro Coast and see Batangas and Luzon. The highest point of the property is approximately 145 meters at the tip of the location.
The immediate neighborhood features untouched and remote surroundings. Next to the property is Udalo only 200 meters in distance, yet separated from this human settlement through the properties high ridges. Udalo and Camorong can provide excellent human resources. The current main source of income in the area are fishing and agriculture. The local government is highly supportive in establishing a tourism industry in this municipality.
Beside the closeness to Puerto Galera with its tourist attractions like diving, shopping and other recreational activities, the immediate surrounding has an ideal setup for eco tourism with hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, river- and waterfalls- or even jungle tours and cave exploration. Other water activities will include ocean kayaking, wind surfing and sailing .
Beside local Filipinos the area also is home to the native Mangyan tribes. Their beautiful handicrafts can provide souvenirs for visitors and therefore livelihood for these disadvantaged tribes.
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Matthias Hanika, Munting Buhangin Beach, , Mindoro Occidental, Philippines, contact (0998) 550 4228