Why spend your Holy Week in Nasugbu, Batangas this year

The Holy Week is here. During this time, most people are thinking of ways to spend time with their families. A week-long vacation is a perfect way to enjoy this time. Nasugbu, Batangas is a province three hours away from Metro Manila. This Lenten season, spending the Holy Week in Nasugbu is a great way to reflect and relax.

Nasugbu is a predominantly Catholic town. Spending the Holy Week in Nasugbu gives you the chance to reflect. On the other hand, Nasugbu has some of the best attractions too. Some of these attractions include beaches and mountains. Nasugbu is the place to be this Holy Week because it is a melting pot for religion, culture, and tourism. 

Here are some reasons why you should spend the Holy Week in Nasugbu.  

Visit Nasugbu for this year’s Visita Iglesia 

Visita Iglesia is a tradition where Filipinos visit seven churches on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. The seven churches are a reference to the Seven Holy Wounds of Jesus Christ. 

Many even believe that completing the stations will grant their wishes. During this time, churches in Nasugbu, Batangas are full of devotees. Here are some churches for this year’s Visita Iglesia in Nasugbu.

Calaruega Church


Calaruega Church | Photo from Flickr

For our first stop, we go to Calaruega Church. The Calaruega Church is a church known for being perched on the top of a hill. Today, Calaruega is a top destination for church weddings. However, its spiritual atmosphere gives you the solemnity you need this Holy Week. 

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  • Therese Chapel of the Child Jesus | Photo from brideworthy.com

The St. Therese Chapel of the Child Jesus is located inside Pico de Loro Beach. This church boasts modern glass architecture. Despite its compact size, St. Therese Chapel is one of the most visited in Nasugbu. This is because of its church design and overlooking view of the beach. 

Saint Francis Xavier Parish


Saint Francis Xavier Parish | Photo from Facebook

The Saint Francis Xavier Parish is a historical church in Nasugbu. During the revolution, the church was set on fire. These ruins are known as part of Lumangbayan in Calapan. In 1959, the church was rebuilt making Saint Francis Xavier its patron saint. 

Nasugbu tourist spots for your Holy Week vacation

Going to differenttourist sites is one of the best ways to spend the Holy Week. Nasugbu, Batangas is a place blessed with natural attractions. If you live in Metro Manila, Nasugbu is a quick escape from the city’s stress. Here are some of the touristspots you can visit in Nasugbu during the Holy Week.

Mountains in Nasugbu, Batangas 


Mt. Talamitam | Photo from hiketomountains.com

Mt. Talamitam is 2,066 feet above sea level. This mountain is perfect for newbie hikers as it has a 2/9 difficulty. However, you should not underestimate this mountain. Before reaching the summit, you will have to climb a 70-degree assault. Mt. Talamitam is known for its green pastures and three trails. These trails are composed of a river crossing, grassland, and rolling hills. 


Mt. Batulao | Photo from Wikipedia

Mt. Batulao is another famous mountain in Nasugbu with an elevation of 2,660 feet above sea level. This mountain has a 4/9 difficulty, but you shouldn’t worry. Mt. Batulao has moderately steep terrain and is still beginner-friendly. Today, Mt. Batulao remains one of the most popular hikes for people near Metro Manila. 


Mt. Pico de Loro

You can also hike the highest mountain in Cavite this Lenten season. Mt. Pico de Loro on the Ternate-Nasugbu border was just recently re-opened. This mountain has three peaks namely: Palay-Palay, Mataas na Gulod, and Pico de Loro. This mountain is an easy climb. It only has a 3/9 difficulty and an elevation of 688 meters above sea level. 

These mountains have 360-degree views of Batangas and nearby provinces at their summit. You will also be rewarded with green pastures, beautiful sunrise, and fresh air. This Holy Week, reward yourself with the gift of hiking. 

Beaches in Nasugbu, Batangas

Nasugbu, Batangas has several beach resorts you can visit. Among these resorts, Fortune Island is one of the most well-known. Fortune Island used to be aluxury resort. However, this resort closed in 2006. Still, Fortune Island remains Nasugbu’s top tourist destination. 


Fortune Island

Fortune Island is known for its signature acropolis. These Instagrammable Grecian ruins complement the island’s crystal-clear waters. Fortune Island is a prime spot for camping, snorkeling, and cliff diving. This island has no source of fresh water, toilets, and cell reception. This island is a great place if you want to have a technological detox. 


Club Punta Fuego

Another beach resort in Nasugbu you should visit in Nasugbu is Club Punta Fuego. Club Punta Fuego is a resort-inspired by beaches in Miami, Florida. This resort also has an infinity pool with an overlooking view of the West Philippine Sea. Rooms and yachts for rent are also available on this beach resort. 

If you ever feel hungry, Club Punta Fuego also has several restaurants nearby. These restaurants feature local and international cuisines. Of course, you should also go to their main beach and enjoy the waves. As a luxury beach resort, Club Punta Fuego will make you feel like royalty. 

Mamaraka Festival

Mamaraka Festival is a celebration in Nasugbu, Batangas. During this festival, the people of Nasugbu showcase their homegrown products. From farmproduce to handicrafts, tourists will witness the prowess that Nasugbu has. This festival starts one week before Palm Sunday and ends on Easter. 

This Holy Week, you can take a closer look at Nasugbu’s culture by going to the province. Nasugbu’s cuisine, history, and traditions are the pinnacle of this festival. Never miss this opportunity and go to Nasugbu today. 

Living in Nasugbu, Batangas


The soon-to-rise Mountain View Leisure Farm in Nasugbu, Batangas

Nasugbu, Batangas is a serene rural town within nature. As a town, Nasugbu is full of excitement and adventure. There is no wonder why Filipinos nationwide visit this historic place. As an investor, you can claim a stake in Nasugbu by investing in a farmlot for sale.

Mountain View Leisure Farm is a pre-selling leisure farm community located in Munting Indang, Nasugbu, Batangas. Unlike other lots in Batangas, Mountain View Leisure Farm is accessible to establishments in Nasugbu. These include the churches and beaches in this article. 

Nasugbu is the perfect place to unwind and relax. Why visit for a week-long vacation if you can invest and feel as if you’re on a vacation every day? MountainView Leisure Farm is your key to that permanent vacation. Inquire now and get as much as a 35% discount. For other questions, you can contact us at 0917-162-6920. 

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