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Cape Santiago Lighthouse

Calatagan, Luzon, Philippines
+63 919 841 6486
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Area is closed

We went to a nearby resort and we decided to go to the lighthouse as a side trip. To our dismay... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
May T
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A quick trip to history

Went there this morning and boy I was in great awe of how old yet sturdy the structure is! The... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Carl C
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Calatagan, Luzon, Philippines
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+63 919 841 6486
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We went to a nearby resort and we decided to go to the lighthouse as a side trip. To our dismay, the area is closed with no announcements or whatsoever.

1  Thank May T
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Went there this morning and boy I was in great awe of how old yet sturdy the structure is! The lighthouse keeper is the 3rd generation and he gave me concrete history and geographical information. The road towards the lighthouse was exciting because it’s narrow...More

2  Thank Carl C
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I believe the tour guide said it's about a hundred years old, the interesting part is, it's still operational. This was a perfect pit stop before we head into our camp 3 glamping spot (for Casa Antonio). I highly recommend going up to catch that...More

Thank Ed N
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

During my stay at Puesto del Sol resort i could see this light house and at night was amazed that its light still was in service. The resort staff contacted the lighthouse keeper and organised for us to go and visit. We were taken on...More

1  Thank SoulBrotherTravels
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

To get there is a little difficult I am hoping that the Calatagan government can fix the road going there but when one gets to the Lighthouse, it's like you're being brought in time. Sir Jun who is already the 3rd generation of lighthouse keepers...More

3  Thank Ina_Dil
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a little bit difficult to find the right way. Sometimes is the gate gate closed and you have to call the or ask at the municapal building to enter

Thank Danny S
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with my sister and two best friends. To get there you'll have to get in touch with the retired marine caretaker who happen to be so kind and respectful. He would be your informative reliable companion to tour around and all the way up...More

2  Thank GoWithTheFLOW842
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Commuting to and in Calatagan was tricky. I stayed at one of the resorts. I was told that I need to pay a special fee for a tricycle to collect me at the resort, bring me to the lighthouse and drive me back to the...More

3  Thank Anisil C
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Travelled 4 hours from manila just to visit calatagan province of Batangas and of course their beach. but disappointed due to low tide, water or beach were covered with seaweeds and slime. look for pools but only few and has to be over night. my...More

2  Thank michael P
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

The lighthouse was built in the 1890s during the Spanish period. Upon approaching, you will be taken back in time. Be warned though that you cannot simply walk in as the place is surrounded by a steel bar fence and the gate is locked. The...More

3  Thank Jake2014jake
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