Travelers, who have been to Bolinao Pangasinan once must agree that your trip to this town will not be complete without visiting the famous Enchanted Cave. There are so many places to explore in Bolinao that you cannot make it in one go. Right from the beaches, the waterfalls, famous lighthouse, churches to the caves, everything reflects the art of Mother Nature sometimes integrated with architectural technology.
Spring Water Pool in Enchanted Cave
It feels like the nature has served many exotic dishes in one platter and named it Pangasinan. More importantly, this place is still untouched by modernization and elements of materialism. This makes it a hidden bliss that everyone should explore, but without spoiling its serenity and greenery.
Stairs to Enchanted Cave
Bolinao must visit spots
Although, you should try to explore each and every corner of Bolinao, Enchanted Caves should be in your priority list. The name itself portrays about its mystical beauty. When you enter the cave, you will be spellbound. You will definitely wonder about its formation. It is one of its kind caves that hold emerald green and fresh pool of water within its womb. Its depth is estimated to be around 3 ft to 6 ft. It also houses a trail of hundreds of corals that more look like rocks. According to local people and tour guides, millions of years ago Bolinao was under the sea due to the discovery of Fossilized giant clams around the area and formation of this pool is supposed to be the result of evolution.
Enchanted Cave Entrance
It is really enchanted
‘Enchanted caves’ – this name is totally justified. You will come to understand it if you plunge yourself in its crystal clear water. It is so pure and enthralling and has the power to rejuvenate your soul. However, there are certain areas inside the caves where the cave management authorities will restrict you to enter.
Monkey in Enchanted Cave
It is just for the safety of the travelers. You can visit this cave anytime between 8AM to 5 PM. You can also buy yourself some light snack from the sari-sari (convenience) store located here but bringing food and beverages except for bottled water is prohibited inside.
Underwater Pool in Bolinao Pangasinan
The entry fee to Enchanted Caves is PHP 150 whether or not the guest will swim.
Coral Rocks at Enchanted Cave
- Bring a Swimwear
- Bring bottled water
What other than the Enchanted Caves?
Apart from the Enchanted Caves, there are two other caves, as well. They are named as Wonderful and Cindy’s caves. The wonderful cave is somewhat a residential area and the cave is managed by the families who reside there. Cindy’s Cave is also one of the must watch spots in Bolinao, where you will get to see an underground pool and its beauty.