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    Go down Bantay Abot

    by IamPam Written Jul 12, 2013
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    Bantay abot is an Ilokano word which means "Big Rock with hole". This beauty is the first landmark that you'll see when going to the famous blue lagoon. You can reach it by going down the stairs beside the road. You just have to be really careful because from our last visit, the stair was really steep and narrow. Make sure to visit this in the afternoon during low tide.

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    Explore Dos Hermanos

    by IamPam Updated Jul 12, 2013
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    Dos Hermanos is a twin mountain at the Maira-Ira Cove. You can get to this majestic mountain by wading through knee deep water during low tide. You can explore the cave at the mountain and take pictures at its foot.

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    Stop by the Patapat Viaduct

    by IamPam Updated Jul 12, 2013
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    The Patapat viaduct is a bridge that connects Ilocos Norte to Cagayan Valley. Built at the side of the Cordillera mountains, the winding bridge is contrasted by the torquise blue water of the sea beside it, Making it a must see tourist spot.

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    Swim Maira-Ira Cove

    by IamPam Updated Jul 11, 2013

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    Maira-Ira cove is located at the top most area of Pagudpud where the most famous blue lagoon is. It is also where the Dos Hermanos mountain is located. Back in August, the waves were pretty strong so you could go surfing in it.

    Tips when swimming here: Wear beach shoes for protection as the beach floor is filled with corals and rocks.
    Extra Info: When you're in Maira-ira You'll see a range of mountains at the sea. This is the Fugo Island, Part of the Babuyan Island group

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    Fall in love with the beaches of Saud, Pagudpud

    by IamPam Written Feb 26, 2013

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    After the windmills we headed to the beaches. Please take note that the beaches in Pagudpod are not beside the road like what you would see throughout the regions of Ilocos, You have to pass through a mountain side first.

    The first time that I saw Saud's all I could say was..."AWWWWWW" fairly because, it was overwhelmingly beautiful that I just have to gosh about it. I was falling in love with the beach! It has contrasting deep and light blue colours surrounded by off white sand. The only downside of this beach is that it has really intense waves in the afternoon plus there were a lot of seaweeds floating around

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    Have Fun, Dive, Hike and Fly only in Pagudpud

    by leadelacruz1984 Updated Feb 26, 2013

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    What to do?
    1.) Witness as the sun rises at blue lagoon beach
    2.) Experience the thrill of 1.5 km zipline over sea water at blue lagoon beach
    3.) Skiing and Banana Boat ride at Blue Lagoon beach
    4.) Swimming at the white pristine beach of boracay of the north
    5.) Walk along the bridge of Patapat Viaduct
    6.) Discover the secret of Bantay-abot cave
    What else??
    7.) Enjoy the tranquil moment at saud beach while watching the sunset,
    8.) Have fun at the fresh water of kaibigan falls
    9.) See the huge windmills at bangui
    10.) Enjoy the breathtaking 360degree view of ilocos on top of cape bojeador lighthouse

    Have a Great trip Everyone!!

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    'Tis a Paradise

    by freezeindigo Written Nov 21, 2012
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    Things to do:
    1. Educate yourself with the Timangtang Rock's and Bantay Abot Cave's Love Story
    2. Get the billows roll at Blue Lagoon Beach.
    3. Walk along the Winding Road of Patapat Viaduct
    4. Feel the cool waters of Paraiso ni Anton
    5. Trek and find the way to Kabigan Falls
    6. Feel like a dwarf beside the Windmills of Bangui
    7. Experience Dubai thru Kapurpurawan Rock Formation
    8. Be fascinated with Cape Bojeador
    9. Relax and sooth yourself in Saud Beach
    10. Find the hidden treasure of Pagudpud

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    Sun, Beach and Sand board =))

    by thereese Written Apr 15, 2012

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    This is the 2nd chapter of my Ilocos Tour.. Im done with the historical Vigan.. Let's all go in Laoag. Sand dunes only in Dubai...hindi kaya! You don't have to go to dubai to experience sand boarding and the 4X4 ride... experince it in Laoag Sand Dunes.. Dito din shinoot and Panday and Temptation Island... it's only Php1,500 for 30 mins. eto pa lang okay na okay na..

    Next stop Bangui windmills: "simply majestic"... sunset pa kaya we got post card-ish pictures...

    Patapat Viaduct: known as the french Riviera of the Northern Philippines

    Mabugabog Falls- stop by and take some pictures when you passed by the Mabugabog falls along Patapat Viaduct.

    Paraiso ni Anton: lamig ng tubig, pwede din uminom di naman nagkasakit mga kasama ko.

    Burol ni Daniel: Naging tourist spot na din ang burol sa teleserye ng ABS-CBN na Walang Hanggan.. surprisingly our tour guide told us that the tree in walang hanggang's burol ay di makatotohanan..haha..

    Blue Lagoon: the boracay of the north... Boracay's sand eh polvoron sa pagkafine and white sa Blue Lagoon Polvoron with pinipig… hehe… try their halo-halo with marshmallows..

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    Drive, Dive and Good Vibes

    by cuttiepinky18 Written Mar 27, 2012
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    There are lots of things to say and describe about our trip but let me start it with the word... AMAZING!

    Pagudpud is really a place to be when you want to be at your peace core, relax and just get away from all the stress and hassle in the City... and finally, after a super long planning period, I have now conquered Ilocos... Kahit super inuulan at binabagyo na kami it didn't kept us from hiding inside our room and wait for the sun to come out... truly, Pagudpud is worth the travel and every mile that you take it will surely takes your breath away.. kung hindi lang kami naka time constraint, we can make a hundreds of photos per destination and that is if our camera can handle it....

    From Saud beach to the high mountains and beautiful side scenery, you'll never have the time to shut off your camera even a single moment and just click away to every side of the road.

    Since it was a gloomy weather when we got there... we didn't had much of water activities but we all dazzled up with our AMAZING tour around the Island.... as i've said... its doesn't matter if it rain or shine... its in the attitude and the enthusiasm to make things better and beautiful even if unfortunate events does sometimes holds you back.

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    Day Tour or Overnight Stay at Saud Beach

    by cyndymc Written Nov 6, 2011

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    You’ll find most of Pagudpud’s beach resorts in Saud Beach. With its long stretch of white sand beaches bordering the beautiful heart-shaped Saud Bay, it has become a favorite site for shooting local movies, prenuptial pictorials and family vacation. Though the sand is not as white and fine as that of the Blue Lagoon, Saud Beach is enchantingly beautiful. The sand there is beige/cream when wet by the tide, and becomes white when dried by the sun. The water at Saud Beach is impressively clean. I observed the vigilance of the resorts’ staff in maintaining cleanliness at the beach. I didn’t see trash or pollutants, at least in the vicinity of the resort where we stayed.

    At Saud Beach, you can swim or stroll or just laze on a hammock under the coconut trees and feast your eyes on the aquamarine sea with the beautiful landscape of verdant mountains and the Bangui windmills as background. You can go resort-hopping; eat meals at different resorts and check their facilities. You can frolic or relax at the beach without being pestered by souvenir vendors tailing you.

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    Discover The Beauty Of The Blue Lagoon

    by cyndymc Updated Nov 6, 2011

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    The Blue Lagoon was once a well-kept secret among a few adventurous travelers, but after some time, word spread around about the “Boracay of the North”… and the rest is history. Thanks to the government for giving priority to infrastructure development. Whereas before, it was difficult to go to the public beach, now it can be easily reached via a secondary paved road on the north side of the Maharlika Highway (just before the Patapat Viaduct). I enjoyed our road trip to the Blue Lagoon as I feasted my eyes on the beautiful shapes of rock formations or seakarsts in the coastline.

    When we reached the Blue Lagoon, there were so many tourists swimming and having picnics. I was surprised to see signs of commercialization: a big beach resort and many economy cottage-type lodging houses; many “sari-sari” stores selling mineral water, softdrinks, chips and even mobile phone loads; ambulant vendors selling souvenirs. I thought there was less commercialization compared to Saud Beach. The souvenir vendors approached arriving tourists, unlike in Saud Beach where souvenir vendors had a cooperative where members stayed only in one area and didn’t “pester” arriving tourists with their goods.

    Trivia: I had wondered for a long time why the Blue Lagoon is called such. Our photo buddy who had been there twice asked me to look at the sea, then pointed out that the pristine blue sea looks like a giant swimming pool.

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    Patapat Viaduct

    by kemisteryoso Updated Jul 16, 2011

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    The Patapat viaduct is considered as the 4th longest bridge in the Philippines and the second northermost road of the island of Luzon. It is like a winding bridge beside the cliffs of the Cordillera Mountain Range It is about 1.5 kilometers long and elevated around 30 M above the sea. It connects the Maharlika Highway to Cagayan province. It was built for the purpose of minimizing landslide. Other buses bound to other northernmost province of the Philippines take this route.

    Also called as the “French Riviera of the North” for this magnificent coastal drive. You can just park your vehicle and take photos of the vast northern blue sea and flying birds along the coast. Like what we did on our way to Paraiso ni Anton. You shouldn't miss the opportunity to witness the view of the south china sea waves that hit big rocks which was indeed breathtaking.

    I suggest to visit the place on a fine weather to really enjoy the scene.

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    Paraiso-ni-Anton (Anton's Paradise)

    by kemisteryoso Updated Jul 16, 2011

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    We decided to visit this place first together with the Patapat viaduct before we plunged to the waters of Saud Beach. The place is cool and you can just park your vehicle on the side of the road and take pictures of cool waters of the mountain which believes to have miraculous healing properties. Because of this, people from various places visit the place to get a sip from this drinkable flowing water. I even saw some filling their containers and brought to their vehicles. They must be real thirsty or wants to have water along their journey.

    The folks said the place is guarded by an enchanted lady. For me it's really creepy and actually felt goose bumps. The place is very quiet so it is possible and because of the story it's the kind of place I don't want to pass by at night.

    There are stalls selling local products, fruits and shell art and colored pebble trinkets on the other side of the road. I bought one shell art I don't know how to describe.

    Why Anton? Maybe he's the long lost Boyfriend of the enchanted lady and that place is their meeting place. Hahahaha.

    If you are sick maybe you should try this one and tell me what happened after wards :)

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  • Trekking to the waterfalls

    by InigoMiguel Written Jun 30, 2011

    The trail to the waterfall is raw nature at its best! It is a rare experience that anyone visiting Pagudpud should not miss. The trail is surrounded by mountains, rice fields and river. The sound of the flowing water is so relaxing that makes one forget all his worries... :)

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    get sun burn at Saud Beach

    by kemisteryoso Updated Jun 22, 2010

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    Saud Beach

    This is the beach for bummers. Not so much water activity and party life on the beach just plain relaxation and swimming. It's simple yet spectacular. It is the Boracay of the North. the sand is like mocha white hehehe.

    It is the most popular aside from the Mira-ira point because it is where most of the resorts are housing and the waters off Saud are emerald-colored even during cloudy weather. You will have a distant view of the Bangui windmills from here.

    But please take extra precaution because it has sudden drops few meters from the shore.

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