The toun comprises the Calatagan Peninsula atween the Wast Philippine Sea an Balayan Bay. The peninsula's near white saund beaches are popular vacation an leisur steids for Manila's rich an famous. Thare are several beach resorts includin the airt-filled guesthoose cried Banak House Calatagan, ithers lik the Ronco Beach Resort in Brgy. Bagong Silang, Playa Calatagan in Brgy. Sta. Ana, the Golden Sunset Resort in Brgy Uno, an Lago de Oro Resort whaur ane can go wakebuirdin, Villa Agustina, Nacua. Thir are well-kent local places for relaxation an respite frae aw the week's wirk. Calatagan wis formerly titled as the Forbes Pairk of the South, acause o the rich faimilies who awns thair estates here no mindin the bad road condeetion afore, onywey thay hae thair helipads for thair helicopters tae laund on.
A extremely rare ensaumple o pre-SpainyiePhilippine script wis foond in Calatagan. The script is cried Baybayin in Tagalog, an wis derived frae Javanese writingwhich in turn is derived frae Brahmi. This writing survives on an earthenware burial jar dated 13t century or 14t century.