Planning to get out of the town and relax in a place with a beautiful scenic natural ambiance? Why don’t you try going to Nasugbu, Batangas? Nasugbu is one of the closest diving destinations from Manila. You can drive to Nasugbu for about a couple of hours (that is if you don’t encounter any traffic).
Nasugbu faces the magnificent South China Sea. It has a great dive site with plenty of sea creatures. Who would ever realize that there are dive sites close to the Philippine’s capital.
One of the dive spots in Nasugbu is Blue Holes, which is made up of three sinkholes. While in Blue Hole, expect to find different kinds of fish like angelfish, damselfish, sweetlips, parrot fish and large groupers.
Other than the diverse species of fish in Blue Holes, you can also find different kinds of coral such as barrel sponges, gorgonians, and anemones. If you are lucky you can even catch the sight of Hawkbill turtles and some species of pelagic fish.
Another dive spot in Nasugbu is Pink Wall, diving to a rocky bottom going in to a small cave. It will lead you to a wall covered with vast amount of soft pink corals. You will be left breathless by astonishing pink corals surrounded by abundant species of fish. The approximate depth of this dive spot is from 20 to 90 feet.
Fuego point is one popular dive spot in Nasugbu. The interesting characteristic of Fuego point is that it’s shaped like a horseshoe. Fuego point is divided to two parts namely the north side and the south side.
The south side has an interesting deep. Diving to a 110 feet with the corals along with the large angelfish, large grouper and remoras.
The north side is mostly gaining popularity not only to foreign divers but also to local divers as well. Its has a beautiful scenery of walls and canyons.
If you’re looking for stingrays you should go to the Coral Garden. Normally you can see these stingrays covered in sand. Coral Garden is also one popular site in Nasugbu. The name is taken from a tight hug of a variety of corals scattered all over the sandy bottom.
These are only a few of the many dive spots in Nasugbu, Batangas. It’s easy to find an inn or a resort to spend the night in Nasugbu making it ideal for weekend trips and holidays. If you are looking for a weekend get away or a good place to spend a holiday break, then come to Nasugbu, Batangas for a great time under the waves.