How to reach Bolinao Pangasinan
Located in the North Western part of Lingayen Gulf in Pangasinan, the beautiful town of Bolinao is a home for many natural and man-made wonders. Some of them are even the best in the entire province. One of the beaches that Bolinao boasts about is Patar White Beach.
Patar White Beach
All au fait travelers know about the mesmerizing beauty of this place. The off white sandy stretch embracing the cerulean water of the ocean make the place look like a heaven on the earth. So, if you are looking forward to take a break from your busy and hectic schedule, then you can plan a trip to Patar White Beach.
How to get to Patar White Beach in Bolinao?
Roadtrip to Bolinao by Private Car
How to travel to Bolinao by private car? Here’s the fastest route to Bolinao by car:
- Go to NLEX via Mindanao Avenue Exit
- From NLEX, go to SCTEX
- From SCTEX, go to TPLEX
- From TPLEX, exit to Urdaneta
- From Urdaneta, head to Calasiao-San Carlos Road
- From San Carlos, head to Bugallon Road
- From Bugallon head to Alaminos then to Bolinao.
It takes around 6 hours to reach Bolinao using this route.
Travel to Bolinao by Bus
Once you have decided to visit Bolinao, the first thing you need to know is the fastest way to reach the place and the Bus schedule. If you are not bringing a private vehicle, you can reach Bolinao Pangasinan by Bus and you can choose from 3 major Bus companies such as Victory Liner, FiveStar Bus Inc and Dagupan Bus Line. Victory Liner and Dagupan Bus Line has a terminal in Cubao Quezon City while FiveStar Bus terminal is located in Pasay City.
Places to eat in Patar White Beach
From Manila, there are three Bus stops and it normally takes 5-6 hours to reach Bolinao Pangasinan. Buses stops in Dau terminal, Tarlac terminal and Alaminos City terminal. For trip schedules, reservations and ticket prices, you may contact the bus company at the following contact numbers:
Victory Liner – Cubao Quezon City Terminal
Phone #: (632) 727-4534, (632) 727-4688, (632) 410-8986
Twitter Account: @VictoryLinerInc
FiveStar Bus Line – Pasay City Terminal
Phone #: TEL.# (632) 853-4772/ (632) 851-6659/ (632) 851-6614
Dagupan Bus Line – Cubao Quezon City Terminal
Phone#: +63(2)8252927 and +63(2)8252930
From Manila, Bus Fare to Bolinao cost around Php470 per way and Php940 for round trip transfers.
Kubo for rent in Patar White Beach
Once you arrive in Bolinao Pangasinan, rent a tricycle and ask the driver to bring you to your pre-booked resort, hotel, pension house in Patar or directly to the place you wanted to visit. From Bolinao town center, it takes 30 – 40 minutes by tricycle to reach Patar White Beach.
‘Hidden Jewel of the North’
Patar White Beach is considered to be the hidden treasure of the North. For all nature lovers and beach bums, this is an ideal holiday destination. One of the best things about this beach is, it is untouched from the hustle and bustle of the cities. When you come to this place, you will realize that this beach is blessed with serenity and tranquillity.
As told earlier, Patar White Beach is still almost untouched. Some of the roads leading to the beach are still unpaved however accommodation options are enough except for peak season. So, if you want to get marooned with the love of your life, then why wait? Plan a trip to Patar White Beach, right away.