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Villa Tortuga Colonial Experience - CLOSED

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Back in time with old costumes.

Entrance fee is 50 pesos . About the costumes 250 per head including the entrance . You can try the... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Luis T
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Fun experience taking photos... Place was dirty.

We visited Villa Tortuga with just one thing in mind- to have our pictures taken garbed in... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Paranaque, Philippines
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M. Agoncillo St. | Corner Noble St., Taal, Luzon, Philippines
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 22, 2011

If you have a penchant for history, and good food, then this tour is for you. I chanced upon a discounted online offer for a "COLONIAL EXPERIENCE" at Villa Tortuga, Taal, Batangas. I grabbed the chance and invited 3 couples to join me. The drive...More

10  Thank maryval
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

Sad to say that after looking forward to this Colonial experience immensely we really had a bad experience overall. Having pre-booked the lunch we were welcomed by two staff that appeared clueless to our reservation and did not speak any English. We hung around for...More

5  Thank Boothtel
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Entrance fee is 50 pesos . About the costumes 250 per head including the entrance . You can try the old costumes and take pictures

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

We visited Villa Tortuga with just one thing in mind- to have our pictures taken garbed in traditional Filipino costumes. When we arrived at the place, we were unsure if the place was open because there was no staff in sight and no signage to...More

1  Thank jun_barnes
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We visit this place along with other heritage / ancestral house at Taal. The main door is locked, so we have to knock and call the attention of the " people inside", it's kind of creepy. Because at 2nd floor, there is someone peeking on...More

3  Thank eunsoohuang
Reviewed April 30, 2016

I visited this house thinking this is a museum but its more of an inn and restaurant with arrangements of a heritage house. The administrator is friendly enough to tell me history about the whole town. Anyway the house is famous for its sea shell...More

1  Thank ezarra101
Reviewed March 31, 2016

If you want to get into this old Filipino clothes to get a feeling of being a part of history since you are in a historical place, this place is for you. You can get to wear clothes, which by the way, you get to...More

2  Thank Rdm D
Reviewed March 2, 2016

So simple ~ you go to Villa Tortuga, pick a costume, have your photo taken, for P250/person. Too much for a 5-minute photo shoot. There were 3 of us, and the money we paid is good enough for a boodle meal for 3 at Don...More

3  Thank Meryl_Jill
Reviewed January 29, 2016

We visited Villa Tortuga only because we are interested to have our picture in period costumes. The clothes are dusty and smells like obviously have been used by other people. I am just disappointed that the staff there did not know how to take photos...More

3  Thank Belle G
Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you fancy dressing up in period costumes and have your shots taken, then go to Villa Tortuga. Entrance is on the side near the river. they don't have a conventional doorbell, look for a rope on the side of the wooden gate and pull...More

Thank ChiaraGavish
Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was very recommended by our obviously biased guide. We had to pay entrance. Once in we were wondering what the payment was all about. It has dangerous holes in the floor. Messy and super dusty, god give me a pressure cleaner!! Bad smelling costumes....More

5  Thank Pete G
Reviewed October 31, 2014

Yesterday after the Awana World Lead Conf in Tagaytay, friends Jerry and Janette came by to see us (my wife Ritchell and I) at CCT. As planned, we proceeded to the town of Taal to visit its budding Heritage village. The town is about 45...More

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