Summer Cruise: Scuba Diving Center in Batangas

by Rizanoia

Travelers are wondering why the sea has so much power. They essentially contact each sense. You will appreciate the fragrance of the crisp ocean breeze, the sand underneath, the shimmering dusks, and the background noise slamming waves. Something as marvelous as the sea just places the entirety of life’s little stresses into point of view.

If you’re looking for a water adventure that would take your breath away in Batangas, I found a resort that would definitely fit your budget and you could still have a relaxing time, SUMMER CRUISE!

Summer Cruise’ atmosphere is really good, not to mention that it’s only 3 hours from Manila, and the dive site is really amazing. Even if you snorkel a few meters from the resort, you will be able to see creatures of various species living under the sea.

The owners Kai and his dad are exceptionally accommodating, and their rates are spending agreeable it won’t make any difference with your wallet one bit.

ABOUT SUMMER CRUISE

Summer Cruise is situated in one of the best diving spots in the Philippines, San Luis, Batangas. It is presently turning into a most loved place for the neighborhood and remote voyagers, spending plan and solo explorers, and to the individuals who simply need to go there to unwind or go on sharply water experience, for instance, swimming or scuba diving.

They are continuously giving the whole place a new look and new bright colors that is truly inviting to guests like me. I really enjoy its cool vibes and the activities they offer.

AMENITIES

Towel Station and Reception Area
Shower Area
Table Tennis

ACCOMMODATION

Summer Cruise has only 6 rooms and this is why it is necessary to book in advance. You can stay in a tent or you can have a room. Personally, I liked the second-floor room where you can wake up with a spectacular view of the ocean without getting out of bed. It’s awesome! But since it was a full packed weekend, we were assigned to a tent near the kitchen.

Different rooms are additionally accessible on the ground floor which I likewise like as a result of the creativity and the detail they bring to each room. Other rooms have their very own washroom and bath, while others have a common restroom.

Tent
View from Fan Room at 2nd Floor
Airconditioned Room

FOOD

A vacation is never complete without checking out the food. They would normally put up a board in the common area in which the menu of the day is written.

Here, you can even bring and prepare your own meal for a charge or you can just request from their cafés for meals. Be that as it may, you would need to pay a measure of 50php per head cooking in the event that you will utilize their kitchen.

I highly recommend you order from their eatery! Why? Since they are delightfully arranged and have a decent gourmet expert who can transform a typical dish into a throbbing artful culmination! Every one of their dinners is likewise presented with soup as a side dish. On the off chance that there are numerous visitors in the resort, rather than placing order individually, you can likewise make the most of their buffet lunch for Php 350.00.

They have drinks in the resort but no alcohol. You can bring it along with you though and enjoy the night with it.

SCUBA DIVING EXPERIENCE

What makes Batangas popular is the tremendous coral reef and marine creatures that make it extraordinary compared to other diving spots in the Philippines. On the off chance that you need to learn scuba diving, Summer Cruise is the ideal spot and one of the most advantageous spots to do it. On my first day, I decided to join other guests to discover scuba diving just right in front of the resort.

The underwater locations were incredible. I couldn’t scream with my regulator in my mouth, but I was screaming with excitement!

BREATHTAKING! It would be the word to depict diving with Summer Cruise in San Luis Batangas. I wish my stay at Summer Cruise was longer.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • If you are bringing your car, the parking fee must be paid. If you are commuting and passing through the parking lot towards the boat, you will pay 10 PHP each.
  • Not all rooms have bathrooms. There are rooms where it is necessary to use the shared bathroom in the common area.
  • Make sure you contact the Summer Cruise before your visit so they can make the necessary arrangements.
  • There are no convenient shops in the area, the nearest ones are near the parking lot. Therefore, you may need to walk for 10 or 15 minutes to get to the nearest one.

OVERALL REVIEW

The inexhaustible shades of coral reefs and the various species around San Luis and Bauan were truly something different that everybody must partake in.

If you plan to relax, go scuba diving, snorkel, dive or even go angling, Summer Cruise also accepts day trips which make it an ideal place to go because you can find all the interesting activities here. What are you waiting for guys?

I totally loved this place! Go and enjoy this fantastic destination like I did.

MORE PHOTOS…

HOW TO GET THERE

  1. From LRT Buendia. take the Lemery bus Tambo exit and drop off at the last stop Xentro mall.
  2. Ride a tricycle going to San Luis, Brgy. Balite.
  3. When you reach Brgy. Balite, look for the Summer Cruise parking.

RATES

Freediving Lessons:
Weekdays – Php. 980.00
Weekends – Php. 1,195.00
Inclusive of gear and equipment with Dive Master

Tent Accommodation:
Sunday to Friday – Php. 350.00 per head
Saturday night – Php. 500.00 per head
Inclusive of entrance fee, mattress and pillow

Sunday to Friday – Php. 985.00 for two persons
Saturday – Php. 1,700.00 for two persons
Check-in: 2:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
(Breakfast not included)

Bonuses:
Privacy for couples and other guests.
Snorkeling right in front of the resort.
Free use of table tennis.
Excellent sunsets.
Amazing star gazing.

For Snorkeling:
Bring your own mask and snorkels, or you can also rent for Php150.00.

Corkage Fees:
Php 100.00 – Liquor
Php 50.00 – Cooking fee per head

S C U B A D I V I N G
Inclusive of gear, equipment, dive master and wetsuit
Php. 1,399.00 – weekdays Monday to Friday
Php. 1,699.00 – weekends Saturday to Sunday

CONTACT

SUMMER CRUISE
Address: Balete, San Luis, Batangas
Contact No.: 0915 198 0246
Facebook Page: Summer Cruise

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