Situated south of Manila just between the boundary of Cavite and Batangas, it is home to the prestigious Philippine Hobie Fleet and is prominent for its beautiful landscapes and layout that is great for a family weekend getaway. This venue is great for family picnic and camping as cool breezy weather freshens up a day of hard work and labor. It’s also a nice place to frolic around while getting enchanted with the picturesque view of the famous Taal volcano. Taal Lake Yacht Club, dubbed as “club by sailors for sailors” by the famous travel guide Lonely Planet, is also known for having a cool and crisp climate all year round. Continue reading
Taal Lake is a freshwater lake in the province of Batangas, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The lake is located 37 miles south of Manila, has two claims to fame: It is the deepest lake in the country, at 564 feet deep, and it is home to one of the world’s smallest, but most active, volcanoes.
Taal Lake has a volcanic crater with a maximum width of 15 miles (24 km) and rises less than 10 feet (3 meters above sea level. It has an area of 94 square miles (244 square km) and is the country’s third largest lake. Within the lake rises Volcano Island (984 feet [300 m]), which itself contains another small crater (Yellow Lake). Volcano Island, called Taal Volcano, Continue reading
Tagaytay City is known as the country’s second summer capital next to Baguio. Its famous Tagaytay Ridge is actually part of the crater of an ancient volcano that collapsed years ago. Within this collapsed volcano are the Taal Lake and Taal Volcano – renowned as the smallest in the world. The Ridge offers a panoramic vista of this natural wonder, as well as picnic spots, accommodations and other recreational facilities.