Showing posts with label Masbate. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Masbate. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

How to Get to Ticao Island Resort in Masbate Province

Going to Ticao Island Resort by Commute:

From Manila, take a 12 hour bus going to Sorsogon City ( Aircon Bus Fare is Php 800 while Ordinary Fare is Php 600)  then take a 1 hour jeepney ride going to Bulan Port in Sorsogon where you can take a public ferry to San Jacinto in Masbate, approximately 1 hour travel time. Fare is Php 150 per passenger. Once you reach the port of San Jacinto take a habal-habal or single motorcycle being my favorite ride. The motorcycle ride cost me around Php 120 round trip service. Happy Trip Everyone - Bisayang Manlalakbay around the Philippines.


A Perfect Getaway of Ticao Island Resort in Masbate Province

If you really want to get away from the bustle & crowded situation of the metro. Explore the beach of Ticao Island Resort, where you can enjoy white sand beach, blue crystal water and calm waves. About 30 minutes away from the town of San Jacinto, Masbate. Yes, It's  definitely a lovely resort, friendly staff and relaxing ambiance in the west part of the Island. They have a 9 beachfront cabanas, nice long stretch of white sand and a modern restaurant. There are local villages next to the resort. I would say this lover resort even though small but it give the best hospitality to the customers & guests.  I also found this little island in front of the resort. Locals are very friendly, accommodating and be amazed by them. 

For more information about their rates & amenities visit their website at www.ticao-island-resort.com or you may call them - 09063243116 or 09063243034. Email - info@ticao-island-resort.com to experience great view of the island, scuba diving and feel the depth of the sea.


Faces of Ticao Island in Masbate Province

It's a solitude in a beautiful part of Masbate Province. A good sites for diving, trekking, beach bumming and exploring too. Ticao Island Resort can feel you the depth of an ocean, nice coral reefs & manta ray close encounter. This is a lovely place to relax or unwind. The local village children will probably find you and you'll be enchanted by them. There's also a restaurant in the resort where you can order foods and drinks. I love the way all the staff tried to ensure every wish was fulfilled & food was great. 


Ticao Island: White Sand Beach of Masbate Province

The island of Ticao in Masbate has its own charm and fascinating undiscovered spots in the Province. This area of Ticao Beach Resort in San Jacinto, Masbate is one of my favorite spot in the island because of its unique beauty, simplicity of living and people are more helpful to the tourist. I have time to unwind, scroll around the long stretch of beach, hanging in a hammock under the coconut trees, chatting to locals and beach bumming with a perfect blue water. I traveled here alone and the place overall was absolutely wonderful & calm vacation. It's definitely not for those looking to party because of its solemnity of the place, very chilled, relaxed out quiet place and great for solo travelling or nor romantic trip with a partner. The cabanas are all right on the beach front and I would highly recommend the place especially for adventurer like me so dont miss to travel Ticao Island in San Jacinto, Masbate.  Also they offers diving at the world's best diving spot like Manta Ray Bowl site & nearby reefs. All of their guides are knowledgeable and experienced.  Best time to travel during March to May (summertime). Plan your next adventure & book flight in advance. 


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

How to get to San Jacinto in Masbate

Going to San Jacinto in Masbate

Ride a bus ( about 12 hours ) or plane ride (1 hour) going to Legaspi City Satellite Terminal in Albay then take a 2 hours bus trip to Bulan Port in Sorsogon that leave Legaspi City every hour starting from about 5am to 4pm daily. From Bulan Port, you can take outrigger boat to the Municipality of San Jacinto in Masbate with approximately 1 hour travel period depending on the speed of the boat will cost you Php 120 per passenger that leaves at 6am, 8am, 10am 1pm and 3pm. The return schedule from San Jacinto to Bulan leaves at 5am, 7am, 9am, 12nn and 2pm only.  There are a lot of lodging places in the Island, you can check out Ticao Lodge or other lodging places within this town. Happy Trip Everyone - Bisayang Manlalakbay around the Philippines.


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Holy Cross Parish CHurch in San Jacinto, Masbate

One of the church in Masbate right beside of Municpal Hall in San Jacinto. At this time, this church was newly renovated and became one of the attraction in Ticao Island. I was amazed by the size of the church because of the old structure facade before entering the main church. The place is so calm & clean. During the Holyweek, their traditional activities are still much part of the way of life of most parishioner. I had a quick tour around the area before heading to Ticao Island Resort in southern part of San Jacinto. I love seing different part of old church, marker, house & other old structure in the country. 


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Around Ticao Island in San Jacinto, Masbate

It's my first time here in San Jacinto, Masbate Province and this was part of my solo backpacking trip for Masbate-Sorsogon-Albay routes. Located between Ticao pass & Masbate pass, I was able to catch up the first trip via big outrigger banca from Bulan, Sorsogon port to San Jacinto, Masbate port. Travel time is about 1 & half hours. It offers great view of the island, hospitality of the people & unspoiled beaches around San Jacinto. Before heading to the resort, I went to their mini- plaza, view deck, mangroves area & municipal hall. The place is a real gem, clean surroundings and it is so peaceful where people try to communicate well. San Jacinto in Masbate is one of the best place to visit during summer for a solo traveling like me. The place is safe & great place to relax and it is the nearest place to visit if your going from Sorsogon or Albay. Some locals and children in the village will probably find them smiling, friendly and you'll enchanted with them. The municipality of San Jacinto is one of the good place for diving, trekking and exploring too.


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