Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.
Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.
It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!
BEACHES IN PANGASINAN
Pangasinan has a long coastline embracing 14 coastal municipalities. The possibilities for recreation and enjoyment are as varied as the moods and features that each section of the Lingayen Gulf offers from the public resort vibes of San Fabian and the Tondaligan Beach of Dagupan City to the less crowded, white sand beaches of Tondol, Anda and Patar, Bolinao.
Enjoy gorgeous South China Sea sunsets and deep-sea fishing off the coasts of Bani, Burgos, Dasol and Infanta. Perfect family getaway is still the Lingayen Beach.
There are always beaches to see in the Philippines, but there are those that are on the must see list. For Pangasinan there are sevreal beaches that you must see:
Patar Beach – Situated at the northwestern tip of Pangasinan and Lingayen Gulf, the scenic town of Bolinao boasts of a number of pristine beaches regarded to be some of the bests in the province. The towns in Patar beach tops the list of a must visit place in this part of the province. The white beach in Barangay Patar is a scenic spot ideal for tourism purposes.
Considered as a hidden treasure of Bolinao, Patar beach is a gem for the beach bums and the nature lovers as well. Though its sand may not be as pure white and refined as that of Boracay’s, its clear aquamarine waters and unspoiled surroundings are as inviting as any of the top beaches in the country. For travelers who constantly avoid crowded and over-developed beaches, the Patar beach of Bolinao is the best fit. Read More…
This white sand beach, open to the public, has no entrance fee but has native-style picnic huts for rent (PhP150-300) and a number of souvenir shops selling snacks, T-shirts (promoting Bolinao of course), shell handicrafts and other souvenirs. The Treasures of Bolinao Resort can be seen to the right of the beach. Going down to the beach from our picnic hut was via a steep berm.
Arnedo Beach – Arnedo Beach also in Bolinao offers several resorts, some with surfing facilities with reasonable rates.
Patar Beach is surrounded by hotels making accomadations easy, Abrac Beach has small huts for rent as well as multiple resorts both fitting any type of budget, and Arnedo Beach has several resorts with surfing facilities at reasonable rates. Tambobong Beach in Dasol has pristine waters and a fishing village backdrop. Colibra Island in Dasol has a great habitat for snorkeling and diving, be warned that they have no shade to prepare for a dark tan. Tondol Beach in Anda has long stretches of shallow and calm waters perfect for sunbathers and families.
Tondol Beach is the flagship resort of Anda in Pangasinan. Since this town is located between Alaminos (where the Hundred Islands are) and Bolinao, you can expect that it is a home to unexplored beaches such as Tondol. Read More…
An encomienda when Pangasinan was created, it was then designated and remains the provincial capital. Lingayen earned a place in contemporary history when American forces designated it the landing area for the liberation of Northern Luzon from the Japanese. The town is likewise noted for the Limahong Channel which the men of the Chinese pirate dug to elude the pursuing forces of Salcedo. Its “bagoong”, also known as maniboc, referring to its place of origin, Barangay Maniboc, is the best in the market, local, national or international.
Truly, the province of Pangasinan is a place that should not be missed when you visit the Philippines!
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