Bolinao is located in the Pangasinan province of Luzon, a favorite gateway for beach vacations or to enjoy the the slow pace of island life. Being just a half day’s drive away from Manila, Bolinao is fairly easy to access by land.
The city is the perfect gateway for some of the most beautiful islands in the region, including Santiago Island
. Travelers can take a ferry to the island and check out from busy days, enjoying island activities like snorkeling, diving, and most importantly, doing very little else besides relaxing in the sun. There are several hotels near Santiago Island, ranging from luxury island resorts to modest properties, ensuring the right choice for any taste. Patar Beach
is just one of Bolinao’s beautiful white sand beaches, and this stretch of clear water and white sand has the added bonus of being within easy reach of the impressive Cape Bolinao Lighthouse
. The lighthouse is the second tallest in the country, and an important landmark that has been a favorite photography spot for most visitors to this city. Bolinao has a great deal to offer any traveler, and even more so to those who prefer to spend their vacations near the sea.
There’s a lot more to see and do in CITY, and the best way to discover what else this city has to offer in terms of attractions, landmarks, and hotels is by exploring the interactive map on this page.