Bagasbas Beach in Daet

Bagasbas Beach Daet Camarines Norte Resthouse Pavilion Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Bagasbas Beach is located in Daet in Camarines Norte Province. Bagasbas Beach is the most popular beach in the province of Camarines Norte and has the reputation of being one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. A haven for swimmers and beach party enthusiasts for its fine gray sand and cool waters. Its September to January waves are big and wild that make it ideal for surfing. By its shores stand the Provincial Resthouse and the Open Pavillion where one can enjoy the panoramic view of the blue Pacific and off shore islands. Bagasbas could be reached by a 10 minute ride on any type of motor vehicle from the poblacion of Daet. Continue reading

The Mampurog River in Daet

Mampurog River Daet Camarines Norte Location Size Depth Camping Hiking Trail Boat Swimming Fishing Camping Sports Picnic Stream Length History Resort Creek Description Elevation Fish Water The Mampurog River is located in San Lorenzo Ruiz, Daet in Camarines Norte Province. The Mampurog River is considered the most popular river resort in the province because of its crystal-clear water, long span hanging bridge and with lush foliage inherent in the place. It is one of the cleanest bodies of water in the entire country, and is suitable for swimming and diving. You can rent a small open hut there to set up your food and items while there. It is a popular destination because of its proximity to the capital town of Daet. The Mampurog River is located southwest of Daet and one kilometer away from the Daet San-Lorenzo Ruiz Road. Continue reading

Mangcamagong Beach in Basud

Mangcamagong Beach Camarines Norte San Miguel Bay Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Cottage Mangcamagong Beach is located in Camarines Norte Province. Mangcamagong Beach is a clean gray beach facing San Miguel Bay with clear water suitable for swimming and other aquatic related outings. It’s scenery and peaceful ambience provide excursionists and tourist a nice place for relaxation. Cottages, restrooms, roadside eateries, and sheds are available at reasonable prices. Continue reading

The Mananap Falls in San Vicente

Mananap Falls Fabrica San Vicente Camarines Norte Daet Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Info The Mananap Falls are located in Daet in Camarines Norte Province. The Mananap Waterfalls measures 60 feet high with a basin suitable for swimming, freshwater fishing, camping and nature watching. This location is a destination for backpackers and hikers are located alike. The Mananap Falls is located 18 kilometers west of Daet. Reaching the waterfalls area requires a 3 kilometer hike from Barangay Fabrica in San Vicente. Daet is the capital of the province of Camarines Norte and is also a popular destination for surfers worldwide. Continue reading

Rahugan Festival in Basud Camarines Norte

Rahugan Festival Basud Camarines Norte Date Calendar Schedule Basudenos Coconuts Rahug Beauty Pageant Tourism Expo Street Dancing Parade Costume Origin Activities Painting Mural Contest Location Info The Rahugan Festival is a week-long festival held in Basud in Camarines Norte Province. The Rahugan festival celebrates the most humble of character traits among Basudeños: the love of family, sense of belongingness, peaceful and cooperative life, and community spirit. The name of the festival comes from ‘rahug’, which means many coconuts. There are various activities held such as a beauty pageant, tourism expo, street dancing and many more. The Rahugan Festival embraces the community in a solid manifestation of solidarity among its people.. Highlight activities include: street dancing, mural painting contest, laro ng lahi, agro-tourism expo, beauty search, among others Continue reading

The Kalayaan Park in Daet

Kalayaan Park Daet Camarines Norte Province Freedom Park Provincial Capitol Ground Landscape Trees Walkway Lagoon Fountain Open Air Theater Landscape Artwork Murals Statue Jose Rizal Wenceslao Vinzons Kalayaan Park is located in Daet in Camarines Norte Province. Also known as the Freedom Park, Kalayaan Park is situated on the Provincial Capitol grounds. Visitors can enjoy the shade of the park’s trees and the sights of the lagoon, the fountain, the open air theater and surrounding landscape. Artwork at the park includes the many murals at the facade and the 9-foot statue of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal and local hero Wenceslao Q. Vinzons. Wenceslao Q. Vinzons was the only Bicolano who rose to national prominence at a young age and displayed an unparallel leadership and heroism. Continue reading

Mercedes Fishtival in Camarines Norte

Kadagatan Festival Camarines NorteThe Mercedes Fishtival is held every August in Mercedes, Camarines Norte. This festival is a fishermen’s celebration of thanksgiving for the blessings and bounty during the seafaring, fishing expedition and fish farming endeavors. The fishtival is also a moment of retrospect and recognition of Mother Nature for having endowed Mercedes with a gift of vast fishery resources, magnificent shorelines and other aquatic potentials and the wise utilization and preservation of ecological balance for the attainment of environmental dignity and beauty. Locals pay tribute to Mother Nature for the blessings she has given with a Continue reading

Kadagatan Festival in Mercedes

Kadagatan Festival Camarines NorteThe Kadagatan Festival is held every August in Mercedes, Camarines Norte. This festival  is a fishermen’s celebration of thanksgiving for the blessings and bounty during the seafaring, fishing expedition and fish farming endeavors. The fishtival is also a moment of retrospect and recognition of Mother Nature for having endowed Mercedes with a gift of vast fishery resources, magnificent shorelines and other aquatic potentials and the wise utilization and preservation of ecological balance for the attainment of environmental dignity and beauty. Locals pay tribute to Mother Nature for the blessings she has given with a Continue reading

Bantayog Festival

Bantyog Festival Bicol RegionThe Bantayog Festival celebrates the founding of Camarines Norte. As of 2009, it has been 89 years since the province has become independent, since March 3, 1919, when Ambos Camarines (at that time Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur were one province) was split into two. This festival promotes the province as one which has unnoticed potential in the fields of tourism and commerce, and also the rich culture and hospitality of the people of Camarines Norte. The Bantayog Festival is held every March or April annually. Continue reading

Bicol Region

Bicol RegionAs the home of Mt. Mayon, Spanish Churches, monuments and the Whale Shark, Bicol is a region of pilgrimage, festivals, eco-tours and historical splendor. Region 5 consists of Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate and Sorsogon.

Bicol Region is located at the southern most end of the main island of Luzon. Bicol has six provinces, four on Luzon and two island provinces. The two island provinces lie on either side of Luzon. Continue reading