The most exciting way to see the Philippines . . .
Discover The Verde Passage three-day/two-night yacht charter with Naya Sailing from Laiya, Batangas, including possible stops at Baco Islands, Puerto Galera, Verde Island, Chicken Feather & Bonito Islands, Maricaban Island and Anilao. Along the way you will learn: how to catch fish for supper, coastal navigation, essential sailing skills, how to tie the five essential knots and about marine life in the World's centre of marine biodiversity.
Travel from Manila by private, air-conditioned vehicle and stay overnight in the beautiful La Luz Beach Resort at Laiya, Batangas.
Depart early morning after a hearty breakfast and head out to Verde Island, the island that gives its name to the Verde Passage; snorkel or scuba dive the rich coral forms off Verde Island and hike into the islands interior before returning for a beach BarBQ around sunset.
Depart from Puerto Galera and cruise the beautiful white beaches that have made Puerto Galera one of the most famous island destinations in the Philippines; kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving around Puerto Galera are just a few of its outstanding attractions. Stay on in Puerto Galera or travel on the same day to Manila or farther afield.
Minimum 6 persons in four double berths; maximum 18 persons; US$300 yacht charter fee per person. No previous sailing experience necessary. Charter fee is inclusive of: yacht charter, and double or twin share accommodation provided on shore for additional persons when the group size exceeds 8 (Laiya, Verde Island), snorkeling, all meals plus bottomless rum & coke
Scheduled 3D/2N Laiya to Puerto Galera Yacht Charter Dates:
Laiya to Boracay seven-day / six-night yacht charter route through the heart of the Philippines, with Naya Sailing from Laiya, Batangas, to Boracay Island: (4hr) Marinduque, (4hr) Sibale, (3hr) Banton, (4hr) Romblon, (5hr) Sibuyan, (7hr) Boracay. Along the way you will learn: how to catch fish for supper, coastal navigation, essential sailing skills, how to tie the five essential knots, about marine life in the World's centre of marine biodiversity and terrestrial biodiversity in the rivers and forests of these individually unique islands.
Depart early morning after a hearty breakfast and head out to the Tres Reyes (Three Kings) of Marinduque; play on the beach, snorkel or scuba dive the bountiful corals and wreck.
Depart Tres Reyes early morning and head for the mystical volcano island of Sibale; meet the friendly island folk of Sibale and paddle the mangroves, visit the turtle sanctuary, hike the forest trail, snorkel or scuba dive some of Sibale's 19 dive sites.
Say goodbye to the friendly island folk of Sibale and head for the dramatically beautiful and historic Banton Island; explore Banton Island's history, snorkel or scuba dive the amazing coral reefs of Banton island.
Leaving the dramatic coastline of Banton Island sail on to Romblon town on Romblon Island, the capital of Romblon province. On Romblon you may discover the artisans who produce the finest marble carvings that have augmented the island's income for decades, snorkel the coral fringes of the island or explore caves and waterfalls that few have seen before.
As Romblon island recedes so Sibuyan island looms large with its rainforest covered centre and the rugged peak of Mount Guiting-guiting – one of the highest in the Philippines; on Sibuyan you will discover why the island is known as the “Galapagos of Asia” with its extreme biodiversity in plant, animal and bird form, you can swim in the cleanest river in Asia and learn the essential fruits & medicines that the rainforest offers for free to those with the knowledge.
Rise early on the seventh day and take the downhill sleigh-ride from Sibuyan to Boracay. On Broacay Island you can kiteboard, windsurf, snorkel, scuba dive, jet ski, sail a native paraw or explore the simply amazing selection of restaurants and bars that have made Boracay Beach one of the top ten beach destinations on the planet. Stay on in in Boracay or fly out the same day to Manila.
Minimum 6 persons in four double berths; maximum 18 persons; US$750 yacht charter fee per person. No previous sailing experience necessary. Charter fee is inclusive of: yacht charter, and double or twin share accommodation provided on shore for additional persons when the group size exceeds 8 (Laiya, Tres Reyes, Sibale, Banton, Romblon, Sibuyan), snorkeling, all meals plus bottomless rum & coke
Scheduled 7D/6N Laiya to Boracay Yacht Charter Dates:
The Laiya Lighthouse one day yacht charter is popular amongst La Luz Beach Resort guests who know very little about sailing but want to have the thrill of slipping gracefully across the ocean with only the wind for power. It takes around two hours to reach the distant shore where you take a short and easy hike to the lighthouse; take lunch aboard before sailing back towards La Luz Beach Resort to arrive mid-afternoon.
The Laiya Lighthouse one day yacht charter is an excellent way to take you first voyage across the ocean and to meet new friends on a sailing adventure unique to Laiya, Batangas.
Minimum 6 persons; maximum 18 persons; US$100 yacht charter fee per person. Charter fee is inclusive of: yacht charter, snorkeling, lunch plus bottomless rum & coke
Scheduled 1D Lighthouse Yacht Charter Dates: daily, weather permitting.