I joined some people to Laiya, San Juan, Batangas to look for a venue of summer activities next month. It is a town in our province, near my town in geographical distance, but topographical barriers made it very far to reach. We have to go via another province to circumvent the mountains dividing our towns, reason why i haven't been there. It is a shame when we reach far away places, but haven't been to our own!
From Manila take the South Luzon Expressway to Sto Tomas, Batangas, to San Pablo City, Laguna, then to Tiaong, Quezon, where a right turn takes you to San Juan. It is easily reached in 2.5 hours.
The 3rd resort we visited is a typical high end facility. The big infinity pool is just behind the hotel building, with a view as if it really continues to the sea beyond. This is the only resort which can cater to big groups of more than 100. They also have big function rooms catering to company team buildings and conferences.
It looks so pristine and inviting, but at the heat of the sun these days, this might not be of good use the whole day. Maybe people should swim before sunrise or after sunset.