The province of Zambales is among the favorite destinations for Manileños and other surrounding provinces because of its proximity. Known for its beaches and coves, this province in Central Luzon gets easily packed with backpackers, families, and groups of friends for that quick escape from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives.
Amongst all of the activities that are well-known in Zambales, surfing and camping are the most popular ones. There are plenty of beaches to go relax and surf around that both beginners and professionals will certainly enjoy. As well as, camping grounds that will ultimately give you the peace and quiet you so desperately need - or even an adventure you’re looking for.
Here, we listed down our top 5 beach destinations in Zambales should you plan on traveling there any time soon.
Liwa-Liwa Beach - Located in the town of San Felipe, Zambales lies Liwa-Liwa beach, a stretch of uncrowded beach and gentle waves that’s perfect for a quiet retreat with nature. If you’re a surfer who’s not so much inclined with the many crowds attracted to places such as La Union and Baler, this is the perfect alternative for you.
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Potipot Island - One of the famous beach destinations in Zambales, Poitpot Island is known for its off-shore beach bumming, beautiful sunsets, and amazing clear blue waters. Even though it has become quite a popular destination especially during the weekends, this small island remains to be pristine and no established resorts can be found. Though you can still rent small huts or go camping should you wish to stay overnight.
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Silanguin Cove - For those looking for an off-grid place to relax and escape to, Silanguin Cove is the perfect beach destination to visit. Surrounded by trees and an ash-laden beach shore, this little cove in San Antonio, Zambales is the farthest amongst all the famous coves in the province. It’s also one of the most less crowded places you can visit for a day or stay for a night. Just be prepared as there is little to no signal in the area which is perfect for those seeking some quiet reprieve.
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Hermana Menor Island - Also known as Makitira Island is a privately owned island in Sta. Cruz, Zambales. It is however opened to the public to hang out for a day or even to stay overnight. It’s not that popular yet so this is perfect if you’re looking for a white sand beach in Zambales.
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Anawangin Cove - There is a reason why Anawangin Cove in San Antonio, Zambales is the most popular beach destination in Zambales. What makes it particularly stand out amongst travelers is its beach shore which is made up of volcanic ash - a beautiful dark contrast to the crystal blue waters and rich green trees that surround it.
Photo from Road Less Travelled
Have you decided which beach destination to visit in Zambales?
Consider staying in any of RedDoorz hotels within Zambales. Our hotels within the province are located near most attractions including these amazing beach destinations on this list, making your trip easier and better. Plus, with our HygienePass certification, you can rest assure that you and your family are safe during this time.
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