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It's More Fun in the Philippines, No.1 for Fun!




 

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 of planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into unfamiliar places, people, and culture are 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!

 

 

TANGKAAN BEACH

 

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Tangkaan Beach in Padre Burgos, S. Leyte is the only white sand beach that can be found in the whole mainland of Leyte. The beach in the eastern part of Leyte is made of black sand, while in the western part it is mostly of pebbles and stone and rocks. However, Tangkaan beach proves to be different. Not only has it white sand for the beach but it also has some beautiful rock formations. The sea is clear and surprisingly it has beautiful corals teeming with small fishes just two or three meters from the shore during low tides. The name itself has a story. ‘Tangka” means to attempt. In the past, there have been several attempts by the Moros to raid the place, but they could not get to land their boats because of the strong currents. Hence, the name Tangkaan. This strong current, I found out when I went on snorkeling. I did not even have to exert any effort to swim as the current was fast. The good thing was that the current was not going out into the open sea but just along the island. Read More: https://beachanatic.blogspot.com/2007/08/tangkaan-beach-in-padre-burgos.html

 

Photo from:  http://www.choosephilippines.com/do/islands-and-beaches/4345/southern-leyte-tangkaan

 

Southern Leyte is blessed to have white sandy beaches with awesome rock formations! We are blessed to have Tangkaan Beach! Located in Brgy. Tangkaan, Padre Burgos, this public beach is a perfect spot to see Limasawa Island from afar.

Apart from a stretch of white sand and awesome rocks, Tangkaan is also a perfect spot for cliff diving during high tide. Snorkeling is a great idea too. There’s a nearby marine sanctuary that features the marine life in the area. Sea turtles can sometimes be spotted too.  Read More:  https://www.asaniquen.com/tangkaan-beach-padre-burgos-southern-leyte/

 

Photo from:  http://boyetstour.blogspot.com/2012/11/tangkaan-beach.html#.WkrMuTdG1aQ

 

This is Tangkaan Beach. This beautiful beach with picturesque rock formations lies on the southern part of Southern Leyte. Its name comes from the Visayan vernacular, “tangka-an” which means “entrance” in English. It is located in the town of Padre Burgos where you can also get a view of the historical Limasawa Island. The shoreline which spans to approximately 9 meters is covered with fine, white sand. A perfect place for those who seek serenity and solitude.

True to its name, Tangkaan Beach is indeed a gateway to a lot of adventures. Not only making Southern Leyte a bastion of potentials for tourism but also the best place for beach bums and aficionados to find rest, relaxation and retreat.  Read More:  https://notasugarcoatedworld.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/tangkaan-beach-an-entrace-to-adventure/

 

Photo from:  http://www.travelspeed.net/2012/05/tangkaan-beach.html

 

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Largest Naval Battle in History Took Place in Leyte

How To Get To Leyte

Popular Places to Visit in Leyte

Colorful Festivals to Watch in Leyte

Having a Fun Time in Leyte

Leyte Photo Gallery

Leyte Video Collection

 

 





 

 

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