The Mermaid in Atimonan is located along the beach of Lamon Bay near the Maharlika Highway within the boundary of Barangay Angeles. This sculpture of mermaid sitting on top of a big boulder is similar to the sculpture of Little Mermaid in Denmark. Aside from being an interesting site, this serves as a landmark for the motorists. It was a folk tale that mermaids were sighted in this part of Lamon Bay. Others say however, that what have been sighted are Whale Sharks or Butanding which are abundant in this area mostly from the late part of November to March of every year. Continue reading
Lamon Bay is located in Atimonan, in Quezon Province. Connecting the northern part of the province to the Pacific Ocean, Lamon Bay bounds Atimonan, Plaridel, Lopez and Calauag and the island municipalities of Alabat, Perez and Quezon. It is a rich fishing ground and the home of various living corals. Most parts of the bay consists of gray sand, some parts are filled with rocks and other living corals. It is gradually sloping to the extent that, during low tide, the water level is low enough to allow one to walk as far as 500 m. from the shore. Another added attraction of the bay is the recent sightings of Butanding or Whale Sharks in the area of Atimonan. on is a coastal municipality located 175 kilometers south of Manila. It is traversed by the Maharlika Highway, which extends up to Bicol Region that links the regional and provincial movements to Manila. Atimonan is Continue reading
Lamon Bay is a body of water connecting the northern part of Quezon to the Pacific Ocean. It bounds the coastal towns of Atimonan, Gumaca, Plaridel, Lopez, and Calauag, and the islands of Alabat. It is a rich fishing ground and the home of various living corals. Most parts of the bay consist of gray sand, some parts are filled with rocks, and other living corals. It is gradually sloping to the extend that, during low tide, the water level is low enough to allow one to walk as far as five hundred meters from the shore. The beaches in the towns of Gumaca and Plaridel are sandy and ideal for swimming. In some parts of the bay, about ten feet from the beach front, are living corals. The town of Lopez has the best colonies of Continue reading
Cagbalete Island is another jewel of Quezon Province. Located in the Lamon Bay fronting the Pacific Ocean, it is another paradise off the coast of Mauban, Quezon and surrounded by white sand that exposes during low tide. This 1,640 hectares privately owned island is home to a diverse ecosystem.
With unique variety of birds, rich marine life, and the abundance of unique species of plants, the island is a complete paradise for adventurers and nature lovers. Similar to Jomalig Island in Northern Quezon, a part of the Cagbalete’s beach is dotted with Continue reading