“BAGONG Puerto Galera, BETTER Puerto Galera.”

The name Puerto Galera is Spanish for “Port of the Galleons.” For centuries, trading vessels would drop anchor of the shores of this place on the northeastern coast of Mindoro Island. Puerto Galera is well known for its numerous scuba diving spots; the area was designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO in 1973 and has some of the most diverse coral reef diving in Asia located at the very heart of the ‘Coral Triangle’. The “center of the center” of marine biodiversity in the world is Verde Passage – the waters between Batangas and Mindoro. Its coral reefs house about 60 percent of the world’s shore fish. Sabang is your jump-off point.


Puerto Galera offers one of most diverse tourist sites and attractions that you can see and experience.

  • The most diverse coral reef diving in Asia.
  • Most of the dive sites are just 5 minutes away from the shore of Sabang.
  • Designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO since 1973
  • Listed one of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World.
  • Top destination for scuba diving around the world.
  • White sand pocket beaches.
  • At least 3 waterfalls in different areas.
  • 9-hole golf course at 2,000 feet above sea level.
  • Unexplored mountain ranges.
  • Different types of water sports activities.
  • The island is accessible by land, sea or air
  • International restaurant variety from multicultural expatriate community
  • Protected Mangrove Park
  • Excavation Museum
  • Fiesta Celebrations
  • Summer Capital of Southern Luzon, Philippines
  • Lovely and hospitable community



    We encourage all our citizens to FIGHT corruption so that this community will be a BETTER place for everybody.


    OPENNESS, ACCOUNTABILITY, and HONESTY in all aspects. Promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what the Government is doing.


    We do it well, we do it BETTER! we do it for the benefits of the citizen and we do it FAST!


    As the community develops we never put the environment in a corner, we maintain our good environment and improve our ways to preserve it for our next generation.

2016 BUB Programs & Projects

Level III Expansion BACLAYAN-BALATERO - 3,540,000
Level III Rehabilitation Brgy. San Isidro - 4,000,000
Integrated Community Food Production - 1,500,000
Local Tourism Development Project - 805,000
Local Tourism Development Project - 1,000,000
Procurement of 1 Dump Truck - 1,440,000
Level I Construction for Sabang & Sinandigan - 1,215,000

Municipality of Puerto Galera BUB Programs & Projects

Explore projects and programs implemented by the Municipality of Puerto Galera with the help of National Goverment. This is one way of showing transparency in everything we do. We are also studying on how to make all other projects and program to be available in public via our website and to make it much easy to understand by translating it to infographics. To people asking what is BUB, please click here “What is BUB?”

Need help? Let us know you concerns by sending us a message. The message is directly sent to the Mayor’s email inbox.