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Calijon Falls


Found in Brgy, Calijon, Malvar, Batangas, Calijon Falls, formerly called Calejon, consists of two major waterfalls and two smaller ones. One of the biggest falls is about 10 feet (3.0 m) high with a great volume of clear water gushing down to a shallow pool. One of the two smaller falls is shower-like, while the other one forms a series of small cascades. All the falls are located in an area of about 300 square meters. The water of the falls is warm which is ideal for swimming.

by Jhaypee Guia on June 16, 2012

Found in Brgy, Calijon, Malvar, Batangas, Calijon Falls, formerly called Calejon, consists of two major waterfalls and two smaller ones. One of the biggest falls is about 10 feet (3.0 m) high with a great volume of clear water gushing down to a shallow pool. One of the two smaller falls is shower-like, while the other one forms a series of small cascades. All the falls are located in an area of about 300 square meters. The water of the falls is warm which is ideal for swimming.

The water from the falls is really fresh and natural. The Calijon Falls is a good source of potable waters.  Calijon is renowned as a national distributor of bottled drinking water. Above the area, there are springs which are sources of mineral water.

Calijon falls is accessible by trekking from the barangay road. The hike will make more or less 300 steps through the concrete pathway made by the local barangay.

Accommodations

Here is the list of hotels and rooms where tourists can stay near the town of Marvel.

  • Hacienda Darasa Garden Resort Hotel

Location : 791 President Laurel Highway, Darasa, Tanauan City, Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines

  • Lima Park Hotel 

Location : Malvar, Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines

  • Hotel La Corona de Lipa 

Location : Kilometer 84 President J.P. Laurel Hi-way, Pilahan, Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines

  • Hotel ni Mang Jose 

Location : Ayala Hi-way, Balintawak, Lipa City, Batangas, Batangas, Philippines

How to get there

The spot is easily accessible via STAR Tollway Bulihan Exit. From Manila, take a bus bound for Batangas City or Lipa City then get off at the town of Malvar. Jeepneys and tricycles service Barangay San Gregorio from the town proper. The 5-kilometer (3.1 mi) stretch of road is well-paved and smooth even for small cars. Upon reaching the area, a series of 300 concrete steps going down the river will have to be taken.

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