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Balesin Island: An All-inclusive Luxury Resort

Balesin Island, located in the Philippines, is a private island paradise that offers a luxurious and exclusive getaway for discerning travelers. Here's a guide to help you discover the beauty and attractions of Balesin Island:

Banwa Private Island Resort: The World's Most Expensive Resorts

Surrounded by the enchanting beauty of the Philippines, Banwa Private Resort is a true gem of luxury and luxury. Located on the scenic island of Palawan, this private oasis offers an unparalleled experience of luxury, privacy, and natural splendor. With world-class amenities, stunning surroundings, and unparalleled service, Banwa Private Resort promises an unforgettable vacation for the discerning traveler who seeks the very best in luxury. 

Discovering the Breathtaking Beauty of Pinsal Falls in Ilocos

Pinsal Falls are hidden gems waiting to be explored by adventure seekers and nature lovers. With its picturesque waterfalls and stunning surroundings, Located in Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur, Pinsal Waterfall is a must-see for anyone visiting the Ilocos region.   Reaching Pinsal Falls requires hiking through forest trails. Depending on your pace, it may take  20-30 minutes. The trail can be challenging, but the beautiful scenery along the way makes the hike worthwhile. Along the trail, visitors can also see a variety of flora and fauna such as wildflowers, butterflies, and birds.   When visitors arrive at Pinsal Falls, they are greeted by the spectacular sight of the waterfall cascading from a height of about 85 feet. The natural pool at the base of the waterfall is an ideal place to swim and relax, especially on hot summer days.    Visitors can also take a bamboo raft ride under the waterfall for a unique and exhilarating experience. The cool, fresh water from the waterfall cascades down th

Siburan River Park hit the ground - Occidental Mindoro

Siburan River Park (River Park de Siburan) is the newest traveler magnet in the megacity of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro adding new footprint among the gigantic spot in city. Located inside the Sablayan Penal Prison Farm (SPPF) in Colonia, Siburan River is known for its swash with an iconic essence bridge that most trippers cross this ground stopped to take their stylish shot.

The Libuao Lake - Occidental Mindoro

  Libao Lake is located inside the 24 hectares of Siburan forest parks and the Sablayan Prison Farm in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. The Libao is derived from the local tribe word of Mangyan “Libwa”, or the white lotus, that is typically grown in the lake waters.  Lake helps to produce local (fish) harvests and another source of livelihood to the prison community. Fish fences are restricted in order to retain the natural beauty, in fact, this lake is considered the cleanest inland body of lake water in the country. 

The Panikian Lake - Occidental Mindoro

  The 3rd class municipality of Sablayan in Occidental Mindoro is currently regaining its popularity in terms of world-class Tourism destinations. In recent years, the World Longest Island to Island Zipline open its door and became popular over time. Sablayan is also the home of the second (2nd) largest contagious coral reef in the world, the Apo Reef. Love beaches? Try to visit the Pandan Island Grande and you will surprise by its white sand coastline and crystal clear water.

Paluan Town is the Waterfalls capital of Occidental Mindoro?

  Occidental Mindoro is a developing province covered by MIMAROPA and yet, it may be self-reliant to develop several public services accessibility, especially in terms of transportation. However, this province doing its best to raise its namesake  Mina de Oro  due to developing tourism destinations like the  APO Reef  which is recognized as the second-largest contagious reef in the world, and; the longest  Island to Island Zipline  in the World both located in the town of Sablayan. Today, as to write this article, I just realize that this small town of Paluan has many potentials awing world-class tourist attractions that could soon be placed on the Philippines tourism map.  

The longest Island to Island Zipline in the Philippines

  Sablayan Zipline  Adventure  is situated inside Parola Pressing Park i n Poblacion, Sablayan in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. Parola is a Mountain Park that became a watchtower of the town to defend against intruders' way back in the century and became one of the historical places in this town.  At this present age, Sablayan has begun to be known throughout the country when it comes to the tourism industry. 

Things to Do in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro

  Mindoro Province in the Philippines is an island that is divided into two (2) Provinces, Oriental Mindoro on the East and Occidental Mindoro on  the south. Occidental Mindoro has eleven (11) municipalities and is home to almost 500 thousand populations full of historical experiences and traditional beliefs.  Aside from History, Occidental Mindoro currently boosting its tourism opportunity. One of its development is in the  Town of Sablayan or so-called the jewel of the South. Sablayan offers you an unforgettable unique vacation experience in your lifetime.

Ultimate Guide | 11 Best Things to DO in Occidental Mindoro

From the virgin forest, white sand beaches to the world-class Island; just imagine how wonderful Mindoro Island is. Mindoro is also known as the 7th largest Island in the Philippines with respected indigenous ancestors and distinctly identified as Mangyan Tribes spoke 8 different languages and cultural identity. Mindoro Island is divided into 2 provinces, Occidental and Oriental where the Mount Halcon and mountain ranges served as the boundaries. Occidental Mindoro is divided into 11 municipalities with total inhabitants of  487,414 according to NSA 2015. 

Lumang Simbahan ng Sablayan, recognized by National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP)

The Lumang Simbahan is located in Poblacion, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. This Old Church was built in its namesake Recollects Parish “Parokya ng Rekoleto” as a church and convent for Nuns made of stone finished with lime or  “apog” during the leadership of Padre Jacinto Perez de San Agustin in 1861-1866. 
Beni’s Watersports is the newest attraction situated in Barangay Barahan, Sta. Cruz; a first-class municipality in the Island Province of Occidental Mindoro with a more than 37 thousand population. Located in between in the provincial capital of Mamburao (about 35 kilometers) and the municipality of Sablayan (more or less 44 kilometers), reachable by any public transportations passing a Mindoro west coastal Road. The road was fully improved which takes you to a lovely road tripping with great views wherever you look around, plus the traffic-free experience.   

Strawberry Festival in Benguet, Philippines

La Trinidad is a first-class municipality and Benguet’s Capital with a population of more than 129,000.  The municipality is very famous in terms of vegetables, flowers, and strawberry plantations, no wonder, this place earning its namesake “ the Strawberry capital in the Philippines” and the home of the Strawberry Festival held annually.  Located in the central portion of Benguet, Tublay (northeast), Sablan (West), Itogon (southeast), Tuba (southwest), and Baguio City in the south.  

SAN JOSE | The splendid beauty of Inasakan Beach

Inasakan Beach, formerly known as "Mina De Oro Beach," boasts pristine white powdery sands and crystal-clear waters, providing a serene and uncrowded retreat. Situated on Ilin Island, the largest among the islands under San Jose in Occidental Mindoro, this beach is a haven for relaxation. The island is home to ten small communities and is also known as the habitat of an endangered species, the cloud rat or Cloud Runner "Crateromys Paulus," discovered through a specimen found in 1981.

San Jose | Grace Island, the Maldives of the South

Are you short on budget but in need of a stress-relieving getaway? Look no further than Grace Island Resort, fondly referred to as "the Maldives of the South" by locals. Nestled on Buri Island in Barangay Ambulong, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, this exclusive resort offers a captivating experience with its floating cottages and naturally inspired architecture, providing breathtaking views from above.

Sablayan| The underwater Paradise of APO Reef

Sablayan isn't just renowned as the largest municipality in the Philippines; it's also home to the renowned APO Reef Natural Park and the world's longest island-to-Island zipline. A visit to Occidental Mindoro isn't complete without experiencing the wonders of Apo Reef, making it a must-see destination for divers and nature enthusiasts alike.

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