©

Mariveles trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Mariveles

(3.7/5 based on 10+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: beaches
Mariveles is a first class municipality in the province of Bataan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 112,707 people.Etyomology“Maraming Dilis” shortened to Mara-dilis and into “Mariveles” was the origin of the town's name. Also, Maria Veles, a nun left the convent to love a man until her death. That man named her grave as Mt. Maria Veles (shortened to Mariveles).HistoryFounded as a pueblo by a Franciscan Friar in 1578, Mariveles, the "Village of Kamaya" was part of the Corregimiento, including Bagac and Morong, Corregidor and Maragondon, Cavite.The Superior Decree of July 1754 declared Mariveles' independence from Pampanga.In the 19th century, the Americans established the first quarantine station in the old Spanish Leprosarium Hospital (now, the National Mental Ward).GeographyMariveles is located in a cove at the southern tip of the Bataan Peninsula. It is about from Manila via the North Luzon Expressway, Gapan-Olongapo Road and Roman Highway. It has a total land area of, representing 12% of the total land area of Bataan. Of this, about 69% consist of the pastureland, 19% of forestland, 6% agricultural lands and the remaining 6% for residential and industrial use. It is home to an Aeta community speaking a Sambalic language called Mariveleño.
To arrange what you want to do in Mariveles, use our Philippines itinerary planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Mariveles

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Mariveles:
Historic sites, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, parks, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, casinos, theme parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Parks, sightseeing, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, beaches, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Bataan Province

6 days in Bataan Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Bagac BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Manila, Coron & Balanga City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Bagac BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, teens, kids, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in La Union Province, Pagudpud & Bataan Province BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Bagac & Mariveles BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Morong BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM GREECE July, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Bataan Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Corregidor Island BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Bataan Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News