Off the larger island of Luzon, Mindoro is a beautiful island that is one of the great attractions of the Philippines, and has a coast that faces on to the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea at different points on the island. if you’re a frequent traveler or just aren’t a fan of big crowds, you’d naturally want to stay away from the popular places and find a private and intimate spot. When this happens, the best thing that you can do is to head off to Mindoro.
This is probably one of the most known attractions in Mindoro, and it’s easy to see why. Puero Galera is blessed with natural wonders such as breath-taking beaches, coral reefs and gardens, and a diverse range of flora and fauna. It’s also considered as one of the most beautiful dive sites in the Philippines due to the fact that introduces the divers to a marvelous world under the sea.
he highest peak on the island stands at 2,586 meters above sea level, and this mountain is traditionally a part of the territory of the nomadic Mangyan people. It is generally only open to those who have a permit to climb the mountain who are going with an organized group. The mountain is the traditional watershed that divides Occidental and Oriental Mindoro, and offers views over both sides of the island from the narrow ridge where the peak of the mountain is located. The trek up Mount Halcon is certainly one to enjoy if it is available, and takes visitors through some stunning terrain and enjoys wonderful views back over the island.
This is a series of waterfalls that lead to a large one that has become a wonderful attraction to both locals and foreign tourists. You need to pay a small entrance fee if you want to take a swim, but it will be more than worth it when you experience the power of the falls and the coolness of its water.
Sabang Beach is actually one of the beaches in Puerto Galera. It’s a fantastic choice for you if you love water sports since you can go swimming, snorkeling and even scuba diving in the area. You don’t have to worry about accommodation since there are lots of cost-effective options in the area, so it’s easy to find one that suits your budget.
What better time to visit Mount Malasimbo than in March every year, in an international event known as Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival. This famous event creates awareness about the Mangyan cultures and how to preserve our environment, on top of showcasing interesting music and arts. Food maybe costly during this time, however, you can have the option of eating first in White Beach before joining this once in a lifetime festivity.