Mariveles, located in the western part of Bataan is surrounded by sea and mountains. The name Mariveles was derived from the phrase “Maraming Dilis” due to its abundance of anchovies. Urban legends also say that the name Mariveles came from the story of a woman named Maria Velez who eloped with a priest and went to a peninsula across the Manila Bay. With its rich history and resources, there is a lot of things to expect when living in Mariveles, Bataan.
What do we expect from Mariveles?
1. Travel and Accessibility
Mariveles is just two to four hours away from the Metro. There are several ways in which you can reach Mariveles: use your private car, take a bus, or ride a ferry. Travel time by land usually takes 3 to 4 hours.
As part of the government’s Build Build Build Program, Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge is soon to connect Central Luzon and Southern Tagalog region. The bridge will start at Barangay Alas-asin in Mariveles, Bataan, crossing Manila Bay, and terminating at Barangay Timalan in Naic, Cavite. This project is expected to help to transform the regional economies of Cavite, Bataan and provinces located further north of Bataan through improved connectivity, new economic opportunities and jobs. It will also ease the traffic on the North Luzon Expressway, and cut the usual travel time from six long hours to two hours only.
Mariveles is considered as a vacation spot due to its many tourist attractions. To mention some, we have the Five Fingers Cove, Laki Beach, Camaya Coast Ridge, and Mt. Tarak. Since Mariveles is a peninsula, there are lots of beaches that you can explore and visit. Did I also mention that you can hike the Mt. Tarak? Since Mariveles is a province, you will see farmlands along the roadside overlooking the mountains and the ocean. You will be able to watch the sun rise while having breakfast by the beach and watch the sun set through the mountains with everyday giving you different colors of the horizon. With these sceneries, you will never be used to its beauty.
2. Job Opportunities
If you are thinking if you will be able to pursue your career in the suburbs, the answer is yes. There are lots of job op portunities in Mariveles. Mainly, we have the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) which consists of various industrial and manufacturing companies offering different jobs that you can choose from. You can also broaden your choice since there are numerous universities, refineries, and power plants in Mariveles.
Job opportunities progress as well as Mariveles is still moving to modernization. It gives us more in terms of career choices and growth. Soon, you will no longer be surprised if Mariveles will boom and bloom to its best state.
The main source of income of the people in Mariveles are farming and fishery. This corresponds to the cost of living in Mariveles. Since farming and fishery is their source of income, the price of fish, seafood, vegetables, fruits, and rice is definitely affordable. The cost of living in Mariveles is much lower than that of living in the urban area. The food is accessible and readily available. You can also grow your own crops here if you have the budget since the soil here is suitable for farming. That’s the main reason why lots here are being sold or, sometimes, leased by landlords.
We have different mode of transportation in Mariveles; Mini Public Bus, Private Bus, Jeepneys, Tricycles and even ferry. You can get from one point to another riding in any of these. If you have a private car, guaranteed that you will be able to acquire the most affordable oil here. Go to FAB, check the price, and then compare it to outside Mariveles’ price. This is because there are various oil refineries here in Bataan, and one to mention is the Petron Refinery Station. And Petron in FAB has one of the cheapest price.
Going to nearby provinces and cities, you can ride a bus like Genesis Transport, Bataan Transit, Victory Liner and other local bus lines. If you want a faster transportation, you can try the ferry service of 1Bataan Integrated Transport System Inc. from Bataan going to Metro Manila.
If you are looking for a budget-friendly ready-for-occupancy row houses, and pre-selling townhouses in Bataan, you might consider buying in Empresa Mariveles: a 14-hectare project located along Roman Superhigway Brgy. Lucanin, Mariveles, Bataan. It is an ideal community for home buyers who wants to acquire an affordable, high-quality homes in a peaceful community. Secured with CCTV cameras and guards patrolling at night; your safety is guaranteed here.
Empresa Mariveles is just few minutes away from fast food chains, public markets, and groceries. You are not going to worry on where to buy your food. Public and private schools are also near our community. You will have different options on the education you want to provide your children. You also do not need to panic during an emergency since hospitals and clinics are very accessible, these hospitals also have ambulances used for emergencies. If you are committed with your religion, churches of different religions are also just around the vicinity.
So if you are considering to invest one, Empresa Mariveles is here to welcome you. Feel free to visit us in our office and schedule your site tripping, or contact us at 0998-968-149 or 0917-583-7227. For news and updates, you may also visit our local Facebook page.
To conclude, living in Mariveles is much more convenient and easier especially because of its people. The neighborhood are usually kind and giving and if they have more than enough, they usually share their blessings.
“If you want a simple life, you will have a simple life.” Living in Mariveles is the epitome of living simple.
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Written by Yenoh Estrella