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Directions  -Tablas SeaView Resort-

Update: March 13, 2023 For entry you have to register on this website eTravel - Philippine One-Stop Electronic Travel Declaration System, then you need a screenshot of the QR code, which you have to show at the airport in Manila. Alternatively, there is also an APP

Flight to Manila

We recommend that you do an online comparison. For example A good fast flight takes about 18-21 hours including stopover  Frankefurt/Manila.

Stay in Manila

If you want to stay in Manila before you continue to Tablas, we recommend you to look for a hotel in Makati or BGC.

You can open a hotel room www.agoda.comfind. Near the airport is the Red Planet Aseana  (shopping mall “Mall of Asia”) or alternatively the Red Planet Amorsolo (shopping mall “Greenbelt”).


Onward journey to Tablas Romblon by plane 

From Manila Airport Terminal 4 (Domestic Airport) you can fly directly to Tablas. The airport on Tablas is called Tugdan, the flight time is about 45 minutes. You can book flights on the following websites.  AirSWIFT Airlines Philippines ( 


Continue to Tablas Romblon by boat


  • By Taxi to Batangas Port: A taxi from Manila to Batangas shouldn't cost more than 5,000 pesos. You have to agree the price with the hotel beforehand or negotiate with a taxi driver yourself. Driving time approx. 1.5 hours without traffic jams


  • By bus to Batangas Port: You can let the taxi driver drive you to the bus terminal. Near Makati or the airport, the bus stop “Buendia Busterminal” is a good choice. The journey from the airport or hotel by taxi (always on the taxameters) to the bus terminal costs about 300 pesos and the bus costs about 250 pesos. Driving time approx. 2 hours without traffic jams. 


Possible ferry lines


  • 2GO Ferry: The 2GO Ferry takes about 8 hours from Batangas to Odiongan. Here you get a bed in a dormitory or a 4-person cabin for your money. The departure times are different. Often overnight. Price from about 1,500 pesos ( 


  • Montenegro: The Montenegro sails daily at 17:00 from Batangas to Odiongan. It cannot be booked online. The journey time is approx. 9 hours. It's not as comfortable as the 2Go, but it's reliable and a bit cheaper. From about 1,200 pesos. 

Shuttle from port/airport to resort

We pick you up from the port for 1,500 PHP per way (30 minutes drive). Night surcharge after 10pm is PHP 500.


We pick you up from the airport for PHP 1,500 per way (40 minutes drive).

visa and entry

German tourists are issued a visa on arrival for 30 days free of charge upon presentation of a valid return or onward flight ticket. The passport should be valid for six months beyond the intended length of stay. The visa can be extended to 59 days upon arrival at an immigration office.

Schedule a time buffer

We recommend a 12+ hour time buffer in Manila between arrival in Manila and onward travel to Tablas. The same for the return flight.

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