san vicente

San Vicente, Palawan: Motorbiking from “Long Beach” to Irawan Beach

Posted on June 11, 2013

The immaculate beaches of Irawan and Nagtulay in Brgy. Santo Niño, San Vicente, Palawan From the beach paradise of Port Barton, I was able to hitch on a bangka to San Vicente town with government social workers. The northern coast of San Vicente is lined with six long stretches of undeveloped white beaches dotted with sleepy fishing villages. What’s being marketed by tourism pundits as Long Beach – allegedly “the longest beach in the Philippines” at 14 kilometers in length –Read More

San Vicente, Palawan: Tropical Pulchritude of Port Barton

Posted on May 29, 2013

Turquoise waters, sapphire skies and fecund foliage all come together at Port Barton, Palawan. Located between the tourist hotspots of Puerto Princesa and El Nido, Port Barton – a modest barangay (village) in the municipality of San Vicente – surprisingly receives only a trickle of tourists, catering mostly to backpackers looking for some solitude and relaxation. Even during the “super peak” season of Holy Week when I visited, there were barely any tourists and many rooms available. Supple sands hugged by jungle-cladRead More

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