TRAVEL: This R&R Paradise is Just a Couple of Hours Away from Manila


Looking for a quick weekend getaway?

Here’s something near and new to try.

Shercon Resort and Ecology Park is located in Brgy. San Sebastian, Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas, which is just a couple of hours drive from Metro Manila.



We all need a quick break every now and then right?

However, time (and budget) may not always permit it so this might be a good place to consider.

Jomar Alameda shared more about this place on his Facebook post.


According to Jomar, “Yung Php 700.00 mo, madadala ka na sa Paraiso.” (Rough translation: Your Php 700 can bring you to paradise.)


How to Get There

  • Ride a bus going to Lipa, Batangas (via Jam, DLTB etc.) and alight at Lipa extension or Tambo Jollibee (fare: Php 125)
  • Ride a jeepney going to Mataas na Kahoy and alight at sa 7/11 (fare: Php 9)
  • Ride a tricycle to Shercon Resort (fare: Php15 per person)

Insider tip: No corkage fee at Shercon so it’s okay to bring your own food/beverages

For reservations, contact 09175061204, 09228385293, or 09399047130.


Entrance and Cottage Fees

  • Adults Php 250
    Kids (4-7y/o) Php 150
  • Cottages
    Single kubo good for 10 pax. Php 800
    Twin Kubo good for 15pax. Php 1000.


Other Activities

  • Wall climbing 150
  • Rappelling 150
  • Zipline (2 rounds) 200
  • All in (3in1) 350



For more of Jomar’s adventures, check out his Instagram account.


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