Mongpong Islet is located in Sta Cruz, Marinduque and is approximately 25 minutes by boat from Maniwaya. It is a picturesque island with unique land bridge rock formation on its eastern fringes brings additional attraction on its white sand beaches and laid back island ambiance. Its unique topography offers myriad of possible terrestial and marine adventures. Northeast of this islet lies a kilometer’s stretch of white coral beach almost similar to the one in Elephant Island. Its fringing reefs are the perfect spot for scuba divers. There are no tourist facilities in these islets. Visitors are advised to bring drinking water, sleeping bags, and tents for longer stay in the area.
The province of Marinduque extends about 137 nautical miles from Manila between Bondoc Peninsula at the eastern portion of Luzon and Oriental Mindoro. It is bounded on the north by Tayabas Bay, northeast by Mongpong Pass, southeast by Tayabas Strait and Sibuyan at the south, and about 29 nautical miles from Balanacan Port to Lucena City and 30 nautical miles from Gasan Port to Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro. Continue reading