Manager and Head Chef
Also known as Lydia Roberto, Lidia's heart and passion is people. She loves tellings stories and welcoming people from around the world to Batanes. Born and raised in Ivana and Basco, Batanes, Lidia was once an avid DJ in Manila and was also an expert seamstress before she turned to starting Tourism in Batanes. Over the years she has helped produce the movie "Batanes" with Iza Calzado and Ken Chu, and has introduced Batanes to many international guests, local dignitaries, actors, singers, doctors, corporations, families, Senior Citizens, and more from all over the Philippines and the World.
Social Media Manager and Tour Reservations Officer
As an avid amateur professional softball player with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, Leah loves helping people learn about and visit Batanes. Born and raised in Basco, Batanes, Leah can't wait to help you out!
Batanes Culture Director
Born and raised in Ivana, Batanes, Mrs. Barsana has lived in Batanes throughout her 80+ years. Having seen Batanes from World War II to present day, Mrs. Barsana has many stories to tell you about the history of Batanes. With a love for learning and numbers, she has worked for the Department of Transportation, was a college teacher, and an Executive at Saint Dominic College. She was married to the late Honorio Roberto who was the one of the first mechanics in Batanes and who served with the United States Coast Guard at Loran station. Ask for Mrs. Sylvia Barsana when you visit us in Batanes and she will be more than happy to tell you about the history and culture of our wonderful island.
Your Amazing Batanes Team
Singers, Dancers, Staff
Throughout the years, our wonderful staff has had the pleasure of providing guests like you with the warmth, hospitality, friendliness, and fun you deserve in Batanes.
“Everything is worth it! Thank you Sir Hiro, Ms. Lidia, Ms. Kaye & Kuya Lito for taking good care of us during our stay. Thank you for being very accommodating. We really enjoyed Batanes and will definitely go back. We hope to see you again soon. Two thumbs up for Amazing Batanes Tours.”