Province of Mindoro Occidental Travel Guide

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Sablayan

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Mamburao

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North Pandan Island

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Apo Island

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South Pandan Island

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Sablayan

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  • Via San Jose by Banka (outrigger boat)...

    Sablayan Transportation

    Go by Bus to San Jose. From there is every friday and tuesday (weather permitting and sometimes a day later) a Banka to Coron Coron, about 7 hours 800 Pesos per person, from there every day a Banka to el Nido, 8 houers, 2200 Pesos and a big Ferry once a week to Puerta Princesa.Read more:...

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  • Sablayan to Roxas (and on to Catitlan...

    Sablayan Transportation

    About every hour there is a Bus to San Jose, from there to Roxas only in the morning a Bus (last at 10 am ?) after that Minibus, 250 Pesos 2,5 hours, road is 90% new, the rest very bad but under construction.From Roxas there are 6 Boats per day to Caticlan, a few Boats per week to Odiogan.

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  • To Pandan Island

    Sablayan Transportation

    In front of Emely Hotel (not in low tide) you find small boats witch bring you to Pandan Island, depending on the boat 150/250 Pesos for 1, 200/250 for 2 persons.The resort can also do the transfer.

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Mamburao

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  • Roam Around the Town Mamburao's way

    Mamburao Transportation

    If you are going to a place that is very well far from the city, with abundance of fresh air tricycle (motorcycle with side cars) will be the best way to roam around the town.I lived there for almost 16 years, tricycle ride never fails to amuse me. I love the breeze and surroundings that I see while riding it. Tricycle drivers are friendly and can...

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  • Crabs

    Mamburao Local Customs

    This crabs are small, not enough meat. :(... Be careful handling them, their pinchers or claws are strong and can pierce your skin.

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  • Boat

    Mamburao Transportation

    This is the small motorized bangka (boat) that we used to get around in the river. 5 people fit in this boat! Maybe that's why it stopped a few times!

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North Pandan Island

  • Stuffs To Fill Your Backpack

    North Pandan Island What to Pack

    It is handy if you'd bring backpack than duffle bag. Anything comfy. Don't forget your heavy-duty sandals/flip flops. First aid medicines would come in handy. Also, insect lotion if not insect spray or 'katol'. We never failed to bring our tripod and lots of digicam batteries. Bring lots of sunblock lotion with SPF50, water camera, shades,...

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  • Buffet Meals On Time

    North Pandan Island Restaurants

    Pandan Island has only one available restaurant which offers a variety of meals to suit the taste of foreign and local visitors. "One buffet a day" is the rule. Thus, prepare P320.00/buffet meal in your budget. We took one buffet meal everyday and the rest we munched on our baon-- canned goods, chips and noodles.The buffet meal consists of seafoods...

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  • Drink & Be Merry

    North Pandan Island Things to Do

    Pandan Island has a restobar with billiards and darts... take turns playing with the other visitors. On our second night, I learned how to play darts while enjoying tequila times two. Hik! Hik! =)Sipping a cup of hot coffee/tea/choco by the beach in the morning or a bottle of beer by sundown plus a good conversation equals priceless leisure.

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Apo Island

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  • How to get to Apo Island

    Apo Island Transportation

    From the airport, hire a trike to take you to the Ceres bus station. Cost around P50 for the trip. Board the bus bound for Bayawan, usually leaving the station every 15 minutes. Request the bus conductor to be let down at Malatapay, about 30 minutes from the station. Bus fare is about P35.00/person for non-aircon bus. Malatapay is a marketplace...

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  • Settle local fees

    Apo Island Local Customs

    Once you arrive on Apo Island, you have to go to the registration office on the beach there where you register your party and pay the Apo Island Sanctuary fees, these fees are going to the local people on Apo island to help them keep the island interesting for tourists, both for cleaning up the place and keeping everything on the island working but...

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  • twinkling everywhere

    Apo Island Nightlife

    The nightlife on Apo is nothing to be compared with. Remember that electric power lasts until midnight only. After which, one will see sights that are normally taken for granted. I haven't seen so much stars in the sky that dances with the music of the soft ocean waves meeting the shore. I think i saw space clouds too. Much more are the twinkling...

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