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Call A Travel Agency In The Philippines Now And Visit Palaui Island!
Story by: jovy avisado ( Member ) on 2016-10-11

When we think of beaches in The Philippines, the first thing that comes in our mind is the pristine white sand beach of Boracay or world class beauty of Palawan. Yes, these two have been featured in numerous travel guides in The Philippines and abroad but it does not mean that they are the only sanctuaries that you can visit in this magnificent country. So if you are looking for a hidden beauty here in The Philippines, try visiting Palaui Island.

About Palaui Island

Palaui Island Philippines

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Located in Sta. Ana, northeastern Cagayan, Palaui Island is indeed a nature’s gift to The Philippines. It’s beauty has captivated the world that it has been included in CNN’s list of 100 best beaches in the world. The island is made up of volcanic debris, making it a place rich with marine life. Fall in love with its raw beauty and explore the wonders of this hidden paradise in northeast Luzon.

How To Get To Palaui Island


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There are two ways to get to Sta. Ana, Cagayan: by air and by land. If you choose to travel by land, get ready for a 15 hour travel time. From Manila, take a bus going to Sta. Ana, Cagayan. Make sure to check the bus schedule so you can leave on your desired time. You may alternatively take a bus to Tuguegarao which takes 10 - 12 hours. Once you get to Tuguegarao, take a van going to Sta. Ana which takes up to 3 - 4 hours.

If you want to travel by air, take a plane going to Tuguegarao City then take a van going to Sta. Ana. Major airlines fly to Tuguegarao daily so you won’t have a hard time when you book flights!

Farol De Cabo Engaño


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As you reach Palaui Island, its stunning landscape and seascape will welcome you. Farol De Cabo Engaño, an 18th century lighthouse is a great reflection of the country’s rich history. To get to the lighthouse, you must take a 3 hour trek from Punta Verde at southeast tip of Palaui Island. Standing on a 90-meter cliff, the lighthouse is a true example of a beautiful ruin that possess a nostalgic vibe. As you reach the cliff, you will witness a beautiful view of the cliffs and the ocean.

Hidden Waterfalls


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Palaui Island is not just filled with unspoiled beaches, it is also home to relaxing and clean waterfalls. From Siwangag Cove, there is a small waterfall that can be reached by trekking for 20 - 30 minutes. You can relax by dipping your body in the cold water. What makes this awesome is the water is absolutely drinkable!

Baratubut Falls is a famous waterfall in Palaui. Just 30 minutes away from Punta Verde, you can reach the falls and enjoy the water flowing from a high stairway of rocks. Baratubut Falls is also accessible via Cape  Engaño.

Fun Activities


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Since Palaui Island is a nature’s gift, you can enjoy many activities during your stay. Packed with beautiful beaches, you can go beach hopping while you are on the island. You can also witness its rich marine life by scuba diving and fishing, Just make sure to bring your own equipments! Watching the sunrise and sunset is also a must while you are in Palaui. And just like Calaguas Island, there is no accommodation in Palaui so bring your tents with you if you wish to stay overnight!

There are many hidden beaches in The Philippines for you to discover and one of them is Palaui Island. Its beautiful hills, beaches, and waterfalls are definitely a good reason for you to visit and appreciate this gem. So if you are planning to call a travel agency in The Philippines and start a wonderful journey now, do not forget to include Palaui Island in your travel plan!

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