Lamon Bay in Atimonan, Quezon

Lamon Bay Atimonan Quezon Plaridel Lopez Calauag Island Alabat Perez Fishing Coral Reefs Sand Beach Slope Boat Visit Tour Peninsula Butanding Whale Shark Barangay Location Maharlika Highway Kilometer 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 in Quezon

Lamon Bay QuezonLamon 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

Simborio Chapel in Plaridel

Simborio Chapel PlaridelThe Simborio Chapel is over 400 years old and is located in Plaridel, Bulacan province. It is one of the town’s major attractions. One of the oldest existing structure from the Spanish era, believed to have been constructed in the 1800s, is said to have been greatly unique from other similar structures because of its remarkably rather low height or elevation. The chapel may have functioned as a mortuary chapel although its current location in a residential area is a few meters away from the current location of the Catholic cemetery. The chapel features pointed arch windows and semicircular niches on its base.