Puerto Galera - Oriental Mindoro Destinations

Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera is a municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines.

Puerto Galera is the northwesternmost municipality in Oriental Mindoro. 


This coastal town is well known among tourists for its pocket beaches and snorkeling and Scuba diving spots. The area was designated a "Man and Biosphere Reserve" of UNESCO in 1973. It has some of the most diverse coral reef in Asia.


The marine environment has benefited in recent years from the influx of tourist dollars, but this has caused a huge reduction in the number of fishermen in the area.

Puerto Galera has the only bay that is on the list of the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays In The World.


Among the famous beaches in Puerto Galera are Sabang Beach and White Beach, which have an active nightlife with numerous bars and restaurants. Both beaches also have an array of first-class and economy-class accommodations.




How to get there

It is only three and a half hours away from Manila first by bus to the port at Batangas City and then by boat. Tourists can also take the tourist service called the Sikat, from the City State Tower Hotel in Manila from the Batangas City port to Puerto Galera or Sabang Beach, Mindoro.