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    La Paz Beach

    by limledi Updated Nov 16, 2006

    La Paz Beach is the nearest good beach to Laoag. It is a peaceful, long drawn-out community at the mouth of the Laoag River. Hardly any vegetation exists on the wide beach, but there are very extensive sand dunes that eventually end up in a beautiful pebble beach at the north end.

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    Swim, Gamble, Play Golf at Fort Ilocandia Resort

    by yellowbell Updated Aug 17, 2005

    I love this Spanish-Moroccan inspired hotel with it's red-bricked roof, Olympic size swimming pool, manicured lawns, tennis ground, beach which is an extension of China Sea, and their 18-hole golf course. With all its amenities, you can guess that this is a remote and high-end resort.

    It's casinos are frequented by Chinese tourists from Taiwan and Hongkong (only an hour's flight away).

    For adventure seekers, try driving the ATV in the sand dunes (made popular in the movies "Mad Max" and "Born in the Fourth of July").

    Tours to Vigan (heritage village) and Pagudpud (northernmost tip of Luzon) are available.

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    Malacañang of the North

    by yellowbell Updated Aug 21, 2005

    Malacañang in the local dialect means "May " (presence of) "lakan" (nobleman).

    Since our late president Marcos hailed from Ilocos Norte, he built a version of the Malacañang Palace in llocos. Check out your 20 peso bill and notice that Malacañang Palace in Manila has the historic Pasig River behind it. In the same manner, Malacañang of the North has the cleaner and placid Paoay Lake.

    The Palace features rooms with long dining table, ornate 4-pillared beds, darkwood office furnitures, paintings of the Marcos couple. The huge garden right before Paoay lake is now being rented out as a wedding reception venue.

    Don't check out the cabinets as you will not find Imelda's numerous shoes! Those are in exhibit in Marikina!

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    sinking bell tower

    by sweet_sentiments Written Nov 22, 2004

    the Sinking Bell Tower which dates back to around 1783..........the bell tower is called as such because earth movements have over the centuries caused it to sink and visitors need to bend and stoop to get through the entrance........

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    marcos museum

    by winzkie_d_pooh Written Feb 16, 2010

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    i saw marcos not in pic only but personally lying on his cold coffin...but no pics allowed so we just take a pic outside...

    pic w/ marcos family tree me & zel saw this outside...funny
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    malacañang of the north

    by winzkie_d_pooh Written Feb 16, 2010

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    after visiting paoay church, we visit malacañang of the north - the official residence of late president marcos....

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    St Williams Cathedral

    by zoe_girl18 Updated Mar 13, 2007

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    This church was built by the Agustinians in 1612 which was Italian Renaissance inspired. Unfortunately, this is already not in its original color.

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    Paoay Lake

    by zoe_girl18 Updated Mar 13, 2007

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    From inside the Malacanang of the North, you can get a spectacular view of the Paoay Lake & the golf course of Fort Ilocandia.

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    Drive up the Coast to Pagudpud

    by D._Pepper Written Jun 9, 2003

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    From Laoag, it is a short one hour drive to Pagudpud - one of the best beaches I've seen. The way to Pagudpud is stunningly scenic.

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    A UNESCO World Heritage Site - Paoay Church

    by yellowbell Updated Aug 17, 2005

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    One of the biggest and interesting baroque churches in the Philippines is Paoay church, otherwise known as St. Augustine church.

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    museum

    by sweet_sentiments Written Nov 22, 2004

    you'll find many old items here that filipinos used for their everyday life a long time ago..... if you want to see how a typical ancestral house looks like, you can also find it inside....

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    fort ilocandia

    by sweet_sentiments Written Nov 22, 2004

    i wanted to see what the buzz is all about so we took a tricycle and went to see fort ilocandia...... the place is pretty!

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Laoag City Hotels

  • Java Hotel

    Farinas Caltex Station, Bacarra Road,Brgy. 55-B Salet,, Laoag, 2900, Philippines

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Fort Ilocandia Hotel

    This may have been my worst overall resort/hotel experience ever. The problem is the cost of this...

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  • Hotel Tiffany Laoag

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