Puerto Galera Nomads

Aninuan Beach

Puerto Galera is the best location to be a digital nomad if you want to be close to Manila and live the tropical beach lifestyle. You can easily get here from Manila in under 4 hrs by bus and ferry, or if you are in a rush you can take the sea plane directly to Mall of Asia in Pasay in under 1 hr if you’re in a rush. There is good 4G mobile connection all over town, as well as fixed internet options depending on where you stay and your budget.

If you are a foreigner you will love it here as there is a long standing foreign ex-pat community living here mainly from Australia, Europe, Korea and Japan which means there are very good foreign food options available from restaurants and cafes, as well as foreign food items in the supermarkets and delis located all over the municipality of Puerto Galera.

Diving in Puerto Galera

If you are a local Philippine citizen and want to escape Manila for a while then you will feel right at home in Puerto Galera as there are lots of local Philippine food options as well at rock bottom prices compared to Manila.

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila but still want to be in touching distance then Puerto Galera is your beach island paradise just waiting for you.

 

 

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Accommodation options: Medium Accommodation costs: Low-Medium AirBnb Availability: Low-Medium
AirBnB Costs: Low-Medium Internet connectivity: Very Good Cafes: 7.5/10
Restaurants: 7.5/10 Bars: 7.5/10 Nightlife: 8.5/10
Expats: High Tourists: High Potential employment options: Very Low
Available infrastructure: Low/Medium Fun Factor: 9/10 Things to do in the day: High
Things to do at night: High Minimum budget you’ll need per month: PHP20,000 Overall Digital Nomad Rating: 8.5/10

 

Sunset at Isla’t Alon bar, White Beach, Mindoro

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Looking for a place to stay in Puerto Galera? Check out our recommended locations below

Luxury

Coco Beach Island Resort

Founded in November 1986, Coco Beach Island Resort is a sprawling 10-hectare beach resort with facilities made from all natural materials. It is an eco-friendly resort with Filipino type of hospitality and accommodation. Coco Beach Island Resort is also the nearest island destination from Manila with over 4 restaurants, 2 swimming pools, spa, diving center and a total of 95 rooms scattered around, everything blends with the nature. Located in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro which is cited as a UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve and the only bay in the Philippines that is listed as the worlds most beautiful bay.

 

Friday’s Puerto Galera

Conveniently located in Puerto Galera, Fridays Puerto Galera is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

The facilities and services provided by Fridays Puerto Galera ensure a pleasant stay for guests. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, room service can be enjoyed here.

All guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many even provide complimentary tea, closet, towels, slippers, complimentary instant coffee to please the most discerning guest. The property’s water sports equipment rentals, snorkeling, diving, massage, pool (kids) are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Fridays Puerto Galera hits the spot in many ways.

 

Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort & Spa

Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort & Spa in Sabang, Puerto Galera is an exotic beach property which offers a private villas-style atmosphere with charming Filipino hospitality. The property is within a short walk from the center of the lively town. There you can enjoy dining, nightlife, shopping and more.

Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort & Spa offers a superior standard of villas that suit the most discerning traveler. Most of our rooms feature ocean views of one the most renowned tropical diving areas in the world. All our rooms are equipped with the latest facilities and amenities. Guests and visitors alike can order from our extensive menu, served in-room, on the terrace, rooftop or poolside, and available 24/7.

The property is fully WiFi capable including common areas. For power “brownouts” there are installed battery backups that will power the entire resort for at least twelve hours before the need to turn on the generator. Guests can enjoy a wide range of amenities: the largest and cleanest pool in Sabang; our new brand hot sky tub with breathtaking ocean views; gym 24 hours open; spa services; clubhouse with videoke, board games, table tennis and video games; free DVD and book library, and more!

 

Budget

Summer Connection

Summer Connection, a no-frills bed & breakfast located on the quiet side of White Beach and a practical choice for local and foreign tourists who prefers a laid-back stay in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines.

The property features thirty (30) clean and cozy basic guest rooms that have private bathroom with hot shower, cable TV, and air conditioning unit. Offers safe-keeping of valuables for checked-in guests. They also have CCTVs in common areas and back-up generator.

Guests can enjoy affordable meals, snacks, drinks, and free WI-FI in the hotel cafeteria. They also have huts and picnic tables around the vicinity where guests can sit and relax outside their rooms. Summer Connection also offers assistance for island tour and other outdoor activities such as diving, snorkeling, water sports, beach hopping and more.

 

Villa Bienvenida

Whether you’re a tourist or traveling on business, Villa Bienvenida Beach Resort is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Puerto Galera. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.

Villa Bienvenida Beach Resort also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Puerto Galera. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, Wi-Fi in public areas, room service.

Step into one of 17 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, desk, balcony/terrace which can be found in some rooms. The hotel offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including massage, garden. Villa Bienvenida Beach Resort is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Puerto Galera.

 

Mendelluke Suites

Conveniently located in Puerto Galera, Mendelluke Suites is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city’s top attractions: White Beach, Pizzeria Italia, Villa Natividad Shipping Lines.

The facilities and services provided by Mendelluke Suites ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, Wi-Fi in public areas, family room are just a few of the facilities that set Mendelluke Suites apart from other hotels in the city.

Experience high quality room facilities during your stay here. Some rooms include television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, desk, balcony/terrace, provided to help guests recharge after a long day. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as garden. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Mendelluke Suites.

 

Puerto Galera location map

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