10 Beautiful Beaches in Quezon Province (Plus How to Get There)

Jomalig Island Aerial Shot by @jolibranda IG account
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10 Quezon Province Beaches You Should Visit this Summer

Untouched, Unspoiled and Unexploited Beaches in Quezon Province.

Jomalig Island Aerial Shot by @jolibranda IG account
Jomalig Island Aerial Shot by @jolibranda IG account

Scouring the shores of our beautiful archipelago, you can find several beaches that are still untouched and unexploited, leaving its natural beauty to mesmerize you.

Looking for a white sand beach near Metro Manila? Quezon Province is home to a lot of these kinds of beaches. No frills, no beach vendors, no big establishments, no loud parties at night, but all the most unforgettable memories waiting to be made will be found here.

Best Time to Visit Quezon Province

The best time to explore the beautiful beaches in Quezon Province is during summer months from March to June and November to February when the weather is much cooler and there’s lesser precipitation.

Here are the most popular unspoiled beaches in Quezon Province:

Salibungot Beach (Jomalig Island, Quezon)

Beaches in Quezon Province
Salibungot Beach in Jomalig Island – Beaches in Quezon Province

How to get to Jomalig:

  • From Manila go to Real, Quezon via Raymond Bus, Legarda terminal.
  • Travel time is 4-5 hours. Upon arrival in Real, ask the driver to drop you at the Jomalig bound port.
  • The boat trip takes 5-6 hours.
  • Visit our Jomalig Island Travel Guide to get the important details and contact numbers for your travel planning.

Peace and Serenity– If you are aiming to have the ultimate break from the hurly-burly of the city life, go ride a bus going to Real town in Quezon Province and take a boat to Jomalig Island to see the famous golden coast of Salibungot Beach.

Jomalig Island is a remote island municipality of Quezon Province. Salibungot beach is unique for the Agoho Pine Trees that borders the coastline. Contrary to other beaches that offers all those loud and crazy nightlife, Salibungot beach is far different because you can only hear a couple of birds singing, the calming sound of the waves and the relaxing voice of nature that can soothe any tired soul.

Kanaway Island (Jomalig Island, Quezon)

Kanaway Beach in Jomalig Island
Kanaway Beach in Jomalig Island

How to get there: see Salibungot Beach

Now, this island is very near Jomalig Island. During low tide, you can go walk to the islets Pulo and Manlanat. This island is the best island to see the sunrise. While on the island, you can enjoy having picnics, eat freshly grilled fish and marinated squid. Getting here is quite challenging though, you need to catch a ride from Manila going to Infanta, Quezon, find Real, (the port that would lead you to Patnanungan) ride a boat going to Patnanungan then switch boat that will go to Jomalig Island in the middle of the ocean (Yes, you read it right, so muster up some courage), then once in Jomalig Island, you need to hire a boat going to the beautiful Kanaway Island.

Minasawa Island (Polilio, Quezon)

Minasawa Island photo by Polillo Islands Biodiversity Conservation Foundation, Inc. (PIBCFI)
Minasawa Island photo by Polillo Islands Biodiversity Conservation Foundation, Inc. (PIBCFI)

How to get to Polilio Group of Islands:

  • From Manila go to Real, Quezon via Raymond Bus, in their Legarda terminal.
  • Travel time is 4-5 hours. Upon arrival in Real, ask the driver to drop you at the Polilio bound port (Ungos Port).
  • The boat trip takes about hours.

Are you in for a Birdwatching? If you are, then this is the best place in Quezon where you can do just about that and more. Boasting a great beach forest and a beautiful coastline, Minasawa Island is the place you should be. Located in Burdeos, Quezon, You can get in touch with the wild, go take shots of some avian friends and enjoy the sandy shores at the same time.

Alabat Island (Alabat, Quezon)

Alabat Island photo by @sassajimenez IG
Alabat Island photo by @sassajimenez IG

How to get Alabat Island: 

  • From Manila, take Lucena or Atimonan bound Bus via Cubao, Pasay or Buendia terminals.
  • From Lucena take Atimonan Bound Bus.
  • Upon arrival in Atimonan get off at the Atimonan port.
  • Take Alabat bound boat ride (one hour travel time).

Situated in Lamon Bay near Atimonan, Quezon, Alabat Island is a cool place you should get yourself to, its quiet, it’s beautiful and it’s just the right place with the right kind of people (People here are very hospitable and friendly, not that this is something new about Filipinos). If you try googling about it, you can barely see pictures of the place, well which you know is a good sign,( it means its unspoiled and non-commercialized —YET!)

Cagbalete Island (Mauban Quezon)

Cagbalete Island photo by @mark_cordovz IG
Cagbalete Island photo by @mark_cordovz IG

How to get to Cagbalete:

  • Take a bus bound for Lucena.
  • From Lucena Grand Central Terminal, take Mauban bound jeeps or Buses.
  • From Mauban, its 45 minutes boat ride to the island.

Also Read: Cagbalete Island Budget Travel Guide

This island can be found in Mauban, Quezon. Mangroves, Pretty sand patterns (which you will see during low tide), and the rocky pools Bonsai Island are among the prettiest sites that you could see in this beach. Since nothing beats immersing yourself in nature as a way of detoxing yourself from the stress of living in an urban area, then you can walk around the island and enjoy a good trail of adventure.

Borawan Beach (Padre Burgos, Quezon)

Beach in Borawan Island by @borawanislands IG
Beach in Borawan Island by @borawanislands IG

How to get to Padre Burgos: 

  • As featured in Rappler, Borawan, Dampalitan and Puting Buhangin are all easily accessed through riding a bus ride (after your trip from Manila to Lucena) going to Padre Burgos and asked to be dropped off at Basiao junction.
  • These beaches are located close to each other, that’s why you can go check them all during your stay.

Borawan is also famous as one of the unspoiled beaches in the country. The name is coined after combining the ever famous names of Boracay (because of the white sand) and Palawan (because the place resembles Palawan.

Puting Buhangin (Pagbilao, Quezon)

Puting Buhangin or Kwebang Lampas by Lakwatsera de Primera
Puting Buhangin or Kwebang Lampas by Lakwatsera de Primera

How to get to Pagbilao:

  • Ride a bus from Cubao, Pasay or Quezon City that are bound to Lucena City.
  • Drop off at Lucena City Grand Terminal.
  • From Lucena Grand Terminal the easiest way is to hire a tricycle that will take you directly to Kwebang Lampas drop off point. (Cost P400-P500 per tricycle)

Puting Buhangin (well, of course, the sand is white, as the name suggests) boasts a cool submerged cave where you can go to fill your thrill-hungry selves.

Dampalitan Beach (Padre Burgos, Quezon)

Dampalitan Beach in Padre Burgos Quezon
Dampalitan Beach in Padre Burgos Quezon

How to get there: See Borawan Beach

If you are into sunsets, and bonfires then Dampalitan is the beach for you. This island has a reputation for being a beautiful spot to watch the sun’s light be slowly replaced by the beautiful darkness of the night. This beach is also famous as a camper’s site, which is why most people who wanted to spend the night in Padre Burgos go to.

Alibijaban Island (San Andres, Quezon)

Alibijaban Island
Alibijaban Island – Beautiful Beaches in Quezon Province

How to get to San Andres:

  • Ride an 8-10 hours bus ride from Cubao or Alabang to San Andres, Quezon.
  • From the pier of San Andres, it takes about 30 minutes boat ride to reach Alibijaan Island.

Apart from the beautiful stretch of white sand beaches, the island is famous for its fresh and affordable seafood, simple island feel accommodation, protected mangrove forest, sandbar, clear blue waters, and friendly locals.

Kabila Beach (Alabat, Quezon)

Kabila Beach photo via Discover Alabat FB page
Kabila Beach photo via Discover Alabat FB page

How to get to Alabat Island:

  • Ride a bus from Cubao, Pasay or Quezon City that are bound to Lucena City.
  • Drop off at Lucena City Grand Terminal.
  • From Lucena Grand Terminal, take the bus going to Atimonan.
  • From Atimonan Port, its 1-hour boat ride to Alabat Island

Located in Brgy Villanorte, Kabila beach is fronting the Pacific Ocean. It has a beautiful view of various rock formation and perhaps one of the most beautiful pebble beaches in the country.

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