Hotel on Spotlight: Sunny Beach Resort, Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera, a flourishing coastal municipality within the province of Oriental Mindoro, is known to be one of the ideal places for beach getaways. It would only take approximately 3-4 hours from Metro Manila for you to reach this paradise with myriad resorts and restaurants.

One of them is Sunny Beach Resort, an exclusive resort located along Talipanan Beach. This resort is perfect for people who would like to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city.


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Sunny Beach Resort plenty of clean and well-maintained rooms to choose from. Each room has its comfort room, toiletries, free WiFi connection, and an air conditioning unit. For couples or those who need an accommodation for two, they have hobbit, standard double, and deluxe double rooms. For more than two guests, you can pick from the deluxe triple, family room, and superior family rooms.

Guests will be treated to amenities such as cabanas, indoor swimming pool, shared lounge, luggage storage, safety deposit box, and free parking. Housekeeping and laundry services are also available in the resort.

Restaurant and bar

The resort has a seafront open restaurant and bar, where you can savor fresh breeze with your brewed coffee or refreshing orange juice. The resort offers complimentary breakfast, with the menu consisting of various morning meals such as Continental, American, and Filipino breakfast.

You can also visit nearby restaurants such as Luca’s Cucina Italiana & Lodge, Amami Restaurant, and De Luna Restaurant if you want to go and try other dishes. If you crave nightlife, worry not as the resort is only a few minutes away from White Beach where a plethora of bars abound.


Aside from a pleasant beachfront location with fine white sand and crystal clear waters, Sunny Beach Resort offers a wide range of recreational services and activities. Some of their must-try water activities are snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, jet skiing, and canoeing. They also provide wellness massage services for people who need utmost relaxation.

Frontdesk staff may also assist and arrange an itinerary for land tours and other activities you can do outside the resort. Some of the breathtaking sites you shouldn’t miss are Talipanan Falls, Aninuan Falls, and Tamaraw Falls.

To maximize your Puerto Galera experience, embark on island hopping at Sandbar Island and San Antonio Island, and underwater sightseeing in Coral Garden and Giant Clams around the area.

How to get there

From Manila, board a bus going to Batangas Pier, then proceed to Puerto Galera Terminal and book a ferry boat heading straight to Talipanan Beach. As soon as you drop off at Talipanan, an environmental fee will be collected. From there, you can take a shuttle that will bring you directly to Sunny Beach Resort.

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