Villa Cleofas

Cagbalete Island, Mauban, Quezon, Philippines   

MANILA TO MAUBAN (Travel by LAND)

Private Transportation

Option 1. via SLEX Sto. Tomas, Batangas exit

Route: Sto Tomas - San Pablo - Tiaong - Candelaria - Sariaya - Tayabas - Mauban

Total road distance is about 168 km

Travel very early morning to take you only 3 hours


Option 2. via SLEX Calamba exit
Route: Los Banos - Sta. Cruz - Pagsanjan - Cavinti - Lusiana - Lucban (do not enter main town) - Sampaloc - Mauban
Route is shorter if you are coming from Rizal - Sta. Cruz and you can pass via Sampaloc then Mauban
Takes only about 3 hours if you leave Manila very early in the morning

Option 3. via Antipolo
Route: Teresa - Morong - Fami - Siniloan - Paete - Luban - Pagsanjan - Cavinti - Lusiana - Lucban (do not enter main town) - Sampaloc - Mauban
Most ideal to avoid traffic in SLEX and Los Banos (i.e. holidays)
Nice view of majestic windmills and mountains and zigzag roads of Mabitac town
No toll fees
Around 3.5 hours from Manila

--> GO STRAIGHT TO THE TOURISM OFFICE IN MAUBAN near the port area.

P160/day parking fee near the Mauban port for those leaving their cars (just ask assistance from the Tourism Office)



Public Transportation

Option 1. JAC Liner/JAM Liner/Lucena Lines Station in Kamias, Cubao or Buendia-Taft LRT (LUCENA to MAUBAN)

Hourly trips cost around P200/head (2:00 am first trip) to Lucena (3 hrs travel time)

Take aircon van at Lucena City Grand Terminal costing around P70/head bound for Mauban (1.0 hour travel time). Van will travel anytime when van is full ( 24 hours )

There are also air-conditioned vans stationed in Lucena SM Mall going to Mauban for P70/head and first and last trip for aircon vans is 9am and 9pm respectively (1 hour travel time)


Option 2. JAC Liner direct MAUBAN trip

LRT TERMINAL - 4:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM

KAMIAS TERMINAL - 4:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM

P280/head


MAUBAN TO CAGBALETE ISLAND (Travel by SEA)

Private Transportation straight to VILLA CLEOFAS

GO STRAIGHT TO THE TOURISM OFFICE IN MAUBAN near the port area and they will assist you (parking, boat trips, etc.)


Straight to Villa Cleofas private boat trips costs P5000/ boat roundtrip

Approximately 15-20 people capacity (depending on weather conditions)

45 minutes from Mauban to Cagbalete Island


Note: If you arrive during low tide, please prepare for a 15-20 minutes walk on the beach since the boat cannot get you closer to the shore. 

Contact VILLA CLEOFAS to inquire on tide schedules.

Public Transportation to SABANG (island port)

P100/head one-way plus environmental fee of P50/head (Tourism Office )


Sabang is a small fishing village on the island and is on the other side from where VILLA CLEOFAS is. 

From Sabang, you have several options below to get to the resort.


VILLA CLEOFAS staff with ID will wait for guests at the waiting shed to serve as guide. 

Make sure you inform the resort in advance for pick-up.

SABANG TO VILLA CLEOFAS

Option 1: Nature Hike

15-20 minutes walking time

Approximately 1km walk on trails amidst coconut plantation, rice farms, vegetable garden. You may even see horses and carabaos having their lunch!

Free!

Option 2: Motorbike (Habal-Habal)

5-10 mins riding time

check prices at the port (around P50 per head)

Option 3: Carabao Cart

P300 one-way for 8-10 people excluding excess/heavy baggage

Weekends and holidays

10-15 minutes travel time

Option 4: Horseback Riding

P100/head one-way excluding excess/heavy baggage

Weekends and holidays

10-15 minutes travel time

Boating around the island

P400 for 5 people from Sabang to VILLA CLEOFAS

5-10 minutes travel time

Boatmen to approach you offering a boat ride; please ask boat crew if it is low-tide when you arrive as you may also need to walk a bit to get to the resort

 

 

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