San Pablo, the lone city, lies in the Southern portion of the province of Laguna and is accessible by roads of adjoining municipalities: in the west and northwest by Alaminos and Batangas; north by Calauan; east by Rizal and Nagcarlan; southeast by Tiaong and Dolores; and southwest by Lipa City.
Going to San Pablo in a private vehicle or in public transportation would not be a problem. Coming from Manila, San Pablo would only be a 90-minute drive through the Calamba exit. Before reaching the city, you will be passing the towns of Calamba, Los Baños, Bay, and Calauan.
Major bus companies ply the developed and well-maintained provincial road from Manila, Batangas and Quezon daily. Among these are the BLTB, JAC Liner, Tritran and others.
Inside the city, jeepneys serve as the means of transportation in going to nearby barangays and nearby towns. While tricycles would take you to any point within the city.
It is in San Pablo City where resorts are built amidst the splendor of nature, providing a romantic backdrop for honeymooners and lovers. Invigorating springs located in the barrios, provide cozy surroundings and warm accommodations. Pools are packaged with their respective pavilions and adjacent huts and cottages recommended for bedspace and overnighting. Warm treats along with amenities like kiddy pools, convention/conference halls, sports facilities, restaurants and private rooms with Jacuzzi are provided.
Where to eat
|Finding a place to eat in San Pablo is never a problem. Numerous establishments have risen out to cater to the different tastes of the people. There are big restaurants as well as small ones, fast food chains, ice cream houses, bakeries, and others that offer a variety of choices for a variety of people.||
Present business and commercial activities in the city are geared towards the provision of goods and services to its populace. Sari-sari stores has the highest percentage among different commercial establishments within the city. These stores are distributed among the eighty barangays. The small stores serve as the sources of their income especially in the rural areas. Second are the income-earning eateries, which include canteens, cafeterias and other fast food chains. This is followed by the services that include vulcanizing shop, electrical and repair shops, calibration, painting shops, catering and hotel, brake bonding, photography and studios, upholstery shops, veterinary clinic, locksmith, telegrams and air freight services, etc. General merchandise is also high in percentage among commercial establishments. This include trading, shoe stores/malls, boutiques, agri-products, supermarkets, etc.
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