Lian, Batangas

The most famous beach resort in the early days is Matabungkay Beach. Matabungkay is a barangay in Lian Batangas and famous for the white sand beach just 2 – 3 hours away from Manila.
There are so many resorts in Matabungkay and one of the famous one is the Matabungkay Beach Resort and Hotel which celebrates the Balsa Festival. The festival became an annual event with different activities like Balsa Race Competiton, Balsa D├ęcor and Cultural Dance.
Another place to visit in Lian Batangas is the town of Lian is the Archdiocesan Shrine of Saint John the Baptist. The patron saint of Lian is St. John the Baptist hence the town fiesta is celebrated every 24th of June.