Directions From Manila to Mauban

By Private Vehicle - Travel Time: 3 to 4 hours

Route 1 via San Pablo: 168 km
SLEX -> Sto. Tomas -> San Pablo -> Tiaong -> Candelaria -> Sariaya -> Tayabas -> Mauban.
Wider roads. Must leave at 3 AM to avoid heavy traffic.

Route 2 via Los BañosL 148 km
SLEX -> Calamba -> Los Baños (use Bucal Bypass Road) -> Sta. Cruz -> Pagsanjan -> Cavinti -> Luisiana -> Lucban -> Sampaloc -> Mauban.
Moderate zigzag roads. Can be the fastest route if leaving at 3 AM.

Route 3 via Antipolo: 140 km
Marcos Highway -> Teresa -> Morong -> Sta. Maria -> Famy -> Siniloan -> Paete -> Lumban -> Pagsanjan -> Cavinti -> Luisiana -> Lucban -> Sampaloc -> Mauban.
Most scenic route but has the most zigzags.

Route 4 via San Juan: 187 km
SLEX -> Star Tollway -> Ibaan -> Rosario -> San Juan -> Eco Tourism Road -> Lucena -> Tayabas -> Mauban.
Faster moving cars due to more highways but has the most toll plazas.

By Public Transportation - Travel Time: 4 to 5 hours

Take a bus at the Jac Liner, JAM Liner, Lucena Station in Kamias - Edsa, Cubao, Quezon City heading towards Lucena (Cost is around P300.00). Then transfer from Lucena City Grand Terminal towards Mauban (Cost is P80.00).

For a direct bus trip to Mauban take a Jac Liner at Kamias Edsa Station. This is only available at 4:00 AM and 1:30 PM.


There are several parking spaces accredited by the Tourism Office of Mauban that are privately owned. Most of these are located near Mauban Tourism along H. Dela Costa Street. Cost is usually P150 per day for sedans; P200 per day for vans/SUV's; P250 per day for jeeps; P300 per day for coasters; and P60 per day for motorcycles.

Cagbalete Map

Directions From Mauban to Cagbalete and Villa Noe Beach

By Private Boat - Travel Time: 30-45 Minutes

Proceed to Mauban Pantalan and take a boat direct to Villa Noe Beach. The price can be from P1,500 to P5,000 depending on the number of people and the size of the boat.

By Commuter Boat - Travel Time: 30-45 Minutes, plus 15 minutes walk or 10 minutes extra boat ride.

Proceed to Mauban Pantalan and take a commuter boat. Schedule is either at 10:00 AM or 4:00 PM and priced at P100 per person. The boat will bring you to Sabang Port in Cagbalate Island. From there you can hike to Villa Noe Beach, or if you don't wish to walk you can rent a small boat (P400-P500).