Caramoan Shopping

  • so when are you going here...?
    so when are you going here...?
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  • just another shirt design..
    just another shirt design..
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  • more stuffs on this side
    more stuffs on this side
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    Island Wonders: Where to buy Souvenirs

    by theguardianangel Updated Mar 17, 2012
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    There are 2 souvenir shops located in the Centro Of Caramoan. It will only take about 10mins to walk from Barangay Ile to Centro.

    The 1st store has its name- Island Wonders while the other shop adjacent to it doesn't have a name so I'll just call it "No Name" store.

    I really don't have any historical background of Caramoan but when we visited this shop, I was educated a bit. In the entrance, you'll find this wall post about the island and its history.

    I got to notice first the Island Wonders shop because of their something kinda look of statue sitting at the side of the shop. I find it very odd and that's why I like it! The figure seems like very bored and looks like to me he's portraying a by-stander of the shop. I believe the VT flag will look good with him.

    What to buy: I can say that the Island Wonders shop is really a souvenir shop compared to the other.
    It sells more of gift items, souvenir keychains, bags, hats, bracelets, fans, etc.
    They also sell souvenir shirts but of limited designs only.
    You can also buy here local crafts.
    Most of the stuffs are imprinted with the word "Caramoan", some "Bicol" and some "Camarines Sur".

    various souvenir keychain designs cost around 35-50Php each, 3 items for 100Php
    Refrigerator magnets- 45-60Php each
    Bookmarks- 3 for 100Php
    hats- 125-300Php

    *You can buy any 3 items with the same price offer for the "3 for 100Php".
    i.e. you can buy 2 keychains and 1 bookmark

    What to pay: only cash

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    No Name Store: Where to Buy Souvenir Shirts

    by theguardianangel Written Mar 17, 2012
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    The 1st store has its name- Island Wonders while the other shop adjacent to it doesn't have a name so I'll just call it "No Name" store.

    What to buy: The No Name store is more of a "sari-sari" store (mini store that sells canned goods, coffee sachets, etc.), but unlike the Island Wonders shop they have more souvenir shirts to choose from and they also sell food stuffs like pili nuts, jams, etc.
    The pili nuts cost 70-100Php.
    They also sell locally made handbags and abaniko (fan) located outside the store.

    You should definitely buy the SURVIVOR Souvenir shirt before leaving Caramoan Island! I really like the shirt, imprinted infront is the SURVIVOR CARAMOAN PHILIPPINES with the same font style of the reality show and printed at the back are the Survivor edition logos of each of the countries who chose to film their show in Caramoan. You can choose what shirt color and size you want. You can't ask a bargain though since the vendors really stick to sell their souvenir shirts at only one price- 150php (not bad).

    There are also other shirt designs that are very attracting and still costs same price of 150Php.

    What to pay: cash only

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    (No Store Name for Home Business): Abaca Slippers

    by cyndymc Updated Apr 21, 2011

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    Abaca Slippers

    While walking back to Rex Tourist Inn from the restaurant of Caramoan Bed & Dine, we saw some native souvenir items and abaca slippers being sold at the frontage of a house (not a formal structure of a store).

    What to buy: You can buy slippers and decor made of abaca...Please don't patronize souvenir items like bottled Caramoan sands and shells. It will only encourage locals to get sands and shells from the beach.

    What to pay: I bought a pair of abaca slippers for P70.

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    (No Store Name): Bottled Sands of Caramoan

    by cyndymc Updated Apr 19, 2010

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    Bottled Caramoan Sands
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    From the same "store" where I bought my abaca slippers, on display were bottled Caramoan sands. I'm surprised to see the decorative bottles with Caramoan sands because in Boracay, it is prohibited to gather sand for souvenir purposes, more so for sale.

    I didn't buy because I believe it deserves no patronage. We must all help to preserve and conserve Caramoan beaches.

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    Shirts and pili nuts

    by tinybabols Updated Feb 27, 2010

    We were not able to go around Guijalo town proper so we don't know if there are any souvenir stores there. So we ended up buying shirts in two of the stalls in SM Naga.

    What to buy: If you are in a hurry, you can drop by SM Naga, there are two stalls selling Caramoan souvenir shirts. There is also a store selling pili goodies. You can also buy pili and naive bags in the Naga terminal. But if you have enough time, I would suggest you go to the market. You can buy dried fish, more pili delicacies, native bags, and a whole lot of native stuff. If you like siopao, a store in Naga (unfortunately I don't know the name of the store) has fried siopao. You should taste this. It's good! ;)

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    on the sea shore: He sells seashells

    by heydelin Written Mar 12, 2013

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    sea shells

    Vendors are around the Manlawi island selling sea shells from Php 20 to Php 500.

    What to buy: Sea shells

    What to pay: Php 20 to Php 500

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    just across the street: Weird souvenirs

    by heydelin Written Mar 12, 2013

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    Im taking these dudes home
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    Lots of local handicrafts around the town proper. From shirts to key chains, etc. They are affordable too so better to take home one. :)

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