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Pandan Island Sablayan Occidental Mindoro Travel Adventure

Sobrang naamaze lang talaga ako ditto mga bessy. Eto talaga ung hinahanap ko bukod sa sarili ko. Yung tipong nature kung nature. Hayop kung hayop. Isda kung isda. Pawikan kung pawikan. Reefs kung reefs. Sobrang relaxing ng place, hindi masyado crowded unlike other popular beaches. Very instagrammable ng place and mababait yung staffs. May restaurant and bar din sila and rooms available. Pandan Island Ocidental Mindoro How to get there? From  San Jose Occidental sakay ka lang ng van papuntang Sablayan, then tricycle papuntang palengke and lakad lang ng konti may sakayan na mga boats dun na ihahatid at susunduin ka nila. Mababait ang mga bangkero dun, you can huggle their price rates. Since cute kami nung kasama ko, 400 balikan ung boat naming. Then, nag sneak in lang kami pero may rate talaga sya. It’s 50 per head plus di ko lang alam ung mga picnic tables dun. You can do kayaking and snorkeling. You will rent PHP 100 for the swimming apparatus (goggles) and PHP50 for life vest. SUlit naman kasi makikita mo ang lamang dagat. Ibat ibang klaseng sea creatures makikita mo. Yun lang. Ingat at enjoy mga bessy ko ^_^ Pandan Island is a private island with a small resort on the West coast of Occidental Mindoro, Central Philippines. After the island was ‘discovered’ and the resort established in 1986 by a French adventurer, this tropical island retreat has been voted time and again as one of the top resorts in the Philippines, not in terms of luxury but for it’s quality of life and it’s personalized atmosphere. Pandan Island is for people who like to spend time in tropical surroundings without cars and television. A place where you are woken up by the singing of colorful birds, where there is only a palm tree between…

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Beautiful Island Of Suguicay In Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro

Find yourself enjoying an unforgettable beach holiday, in a world of wondrous relaxation a beach island with fine white sands, your mornings will always be greeted by the soothing sound of the waves of the sea. Suguicay island is also an ideal place to break away from the modern environment of the city as it takes pride in its nature and rustic feel, all of which are evident and felt throughout the island.  As we drew closer to the island, we were astonished at the number of Mangroves covering and coconut trees the almost entire island as if there is no place to land at all. The island of Suguicay can take on several beach activities like Island hopping that visitors enjoy most. From Bulalacao Bay, there are motor boats which can be rented for a day’s travel going to these islands depending on the capacity of the boat and the distance of the islet to be visited. And picnics with your friends and families, This island located at Bulalacao Oriental Mindoro.It is a 10-15 minutes ride from Brgy. San Roque to Brgy Bangkal or Brgy. Libtong for another transportation going to Suguicay Island it is another 10-15 minutes of boat ride going to the Island of Suguicay. Suguicay islands are generally safe during the southwest monsoon months as long as you take off from Brgy. Bangkal or Brgy. Libtong. However, if you are like us who went to Suguicay from Brgy. Bangkal, expect the biggest waves you can imagine during the rainy season. The island offers cottages for the visitors for only P300.00,  and Floating Cottage  is for only P500.00 .And Suguicay island is offering  kayak rental for you to explore the water on a different perspective and they have . a sari-sari store for your basic needs, a…

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Apo Reef Beautiful Places And National Park in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro

Apo Reef is one of the dive sites frequented by most divers in the Philippines. It is acclaimed as one of the best in Asia and as a diving mecca in the Philippines. It is a 34-kilometer reef teeming with the bio-diversity of marine life is located 20 miles west of Mindoro proper, with a narrow channel running east to west, dividing this reef into two lagoon systems is the north and south. Underneath, the clean waters, fine white sand and numerous coral are visible. The Apo Reef Marine Park includes the fascinating bird-populated island of Binangaan and Cajos del Bajo. The island has a variety of bird species that lures birdwatchers and nature lovers. The waters surrounding the island are abundant with marine fauna and luxuriant coral growth represented by approximately 400-500 kaleidoscopic coral species. Marine life includes varieties of sharks, sting rays and manta rays. There are over 500 species present in the Reef.   Apo Reef is a series of coral reefs encompassing 34 square kilometers within the waters of Occidental Mindoro in the Philippines. It is the world’s second-largest contiguous coral reef system and the largest in the country. The reef and its surrounding waters are administered as a National Park as part of the Apo Reef Natural Park project; the Apo Reef is within the Sulu Sea.

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Oriental Mindoro Travel Guide: Tourist attractions

Oriental Mindoro evokes images of a genuine tropical paradise – white sand, crystal clear water, lush green forests covering majestic mountains and splendid waterfalls. With its largely unspoiled natural beauty, the province has much to offer in terms of tourism and other economic opportunities. Special interest tours such as mountain climbing, trekking, camping, caving, bird watching, island exploration, adventure trips, windsurfing, scuba diving, tek diving, scuba macro photography, snorkeling, keelboat and dinghy sailing are among the exciting recreational activities possible. Puerto Galera is a major tourist destination. Its numerous white beaches are ideal for water skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, boating and swimming. Aside from its beaches, Puerto Galera has other attractions. A mini-museum in the compound of the Catholic Church displays valuable Chinese artifacts and porcelain dishes from the island´s early trading days. The marble Cross at Muelle is a landmark in memory of the crew of a Spanish warship which sank in 1879. Tamaraw Falls, the largest waterfall in the province, is 131 meters above sea level with a natural swimming pool at its base. The Marble Quarry in Mt. Talipandan is where 17 different kinds of marble are extracted. Tourist destinations include: Hidden Paradise The attraction consists of a natural spring with a swimming pool and picnic cottages. It is located in Baco, and can be reached in 45 minutes by taking a jeepney bound for the Calapan market. Alibatan Island The island measures five hectares and is noted for its white sand. The place serves as the breeding place of seagulls and turtles. Corals and oysters can be found all around the area. The island is also called “Target Island” because Americans who stayed in San Jose used this place for bombing practices in 1946. It is located in Baco, and can be reached in an hour…

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