Top Beaches In Romblon
Vacation is something that every busy person needs to get, even once in a while. With plenty of tourist spots scattered in the archipelago, one could always choose the best part to spend quality time with families and friends, even alone to unwind. We recently visited one of the most underrated destinations in the country and came up with a list of the most beautiful beaches in Romblon. Read more…
Romblon is one of the most promising tourist destinations in the country because of the numerous beaches perfectly distributed all throughout the province. It is a part of MIMAROPA region which is known for clear waters and beautiful mountains. In this article, we listed the best beaches in Romblon group of Islands, in case you consider visiting the beautiful province on your next vacation.
List of Must-Visit Beaches in Romblon
1. Bonbon Beach and Sandbar (Romblon Island)
Sandbars are known as one amazing attraction when going to beaches since it is very unusual to see. With a measurement of 18 meters of length and width, Bonbon Beach offers a fine white sand shoreline close to how Boracay sand looks like. It is also a combination of sharp stones and sloping ocean floor which makes it dynamic and suitable for all types of guests. During low tide, a small islet on the right side of the beach is accessible, perfect for swimming and photoshoot.
2. Binucot Beach and Island (Tablas Island)
Binucot Beach is one amazing spot with convenient amenities. Here, you can maximize your time with a number of fun activities like coral viewing because of its well-maintained natural pieces. This place is mostly booked by couples for its perfect and romantic sunset.
Also Read: Binucot Sunset Cove Resort in Ferrol Romblon
3. Cresta de Gallo Islet (Sibuyan Island)
A two-hectare island surrounded with coral reefs, where guests can enjoy viewing the rich marine life in the province. The island is famous for its amazing white sand bar and a secluded beach which is good for picnic, swimming and total relaxation.
4. Aglicay Beach (Tablas Island)
One isolated place that is perfect for unwinding, Aglicay offers a wide stretch of beach with fine white sand. It boasts of turquoise waters sweeping into a long and wide stretch of soft white sand which nature has generously and naturally deposited at the edge of its long, rolling hills, after centuries of wafting amihan breezes on the Aglicay shores.
5. Calatrava Coves (Tablas Island)
This beach is mostly visited because of its similarity to Coron, Palawan. Apart from white sand beaches, it is also a group of coves with magnificent limerock formations. It is also a home for a wide species of bird because of its thick forests.
It is a group of isolated coves hidden amongst the limestone rock formations of Calatrava covered with white sand beaches and thick forests which is home to numerous endemic birds. One can hire an outrigger boat from the fishing port of Calatrava for an island hopping tour which will bring you to Paksi Cove, Lapus-Lapus Beach and Tinagong Dagat.
6. Lapus Lapus Beach (Tablas Island)
Located behind the cliffs of Calatrava, this beach was named after the passages between the rocks dividing the beach. It is also a perfect spot for diving and snorkeling, thanks to its coral walls.
7. Tiamban Beach (Romblon Island)
Somewhat similar to Bonbon beach, it has a narrow beachfront stretching about 50 meters. With its clear waters, beautiful rock formations and quiet location, it was considered as a favorite beach destinations by locals. This place is accesible via boat or by land from Romblon town proper.
8. Talipasak Beach (Romblon Island)
Talipasak Beach, also known as San Pedro Beach Resort is located in Barangay Ginablan and accessible by a 30-minute ride from downtown Romblon, the fine white beach will make your vacation ecstatic. One of the most striking features of Talipasak Beach is the towering stone walls teeming with lush greens on both sides of the beach. The water is clean and calm, ideal for swimming.
9. Cobrador Island (Romblon Island)
The wide beach front is covered with white sand and crushed corals, making the visit really worth it. Among the treasures of Cobrador are its beaches. One of them is located on the eastern side of the islet. It has a wide expanse of shore, covered with fine white sand and crushed corals. Its’ gradually sloping ocean floor is free of seaweeds but about 15 meters from shore are big boulders. Since there is no regular trip to Cobrador, one needs to hire a pump boat. At the Romblon pier are docked motorized pump boats, which for a fee will transport tourists to the island.
10. Carabao Island
Dubbed as the most beautiful beach destination in Romblon, it is also known as the sister of Boracay because of its wide proximity and its similarly white sand. It is flat, measures around 28.9 square kilometers and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Romblon.
Locals consider the island the “Boracay of the past”. Its beaches are covered with powdery, fine white sands, with clear warm water and gradually sloping ocean floors without the massive number of tourists characteristic of Boracay. It is a thirty-minute boat ride from Boracay Island and an hour from Caticlan Jetty Port.
*Special Thanks to Kim Anthony Faderon from Provincial Tourism Office of Romblon for providing some of the info and photos used in this article.