Pangasinan may have the breathtaking beach you're looking for

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The most searched beach in Pangasinan is called Cabongaoan, which is famous for its Death Pool. It is found in Burgos.


It's a long weekend, yehey!

If you're doing some last-minute search on where to possibly spend the four-day break, we asked our friends from Google Philippines about the most searched beaches in the country.

You'll be surprised Boracay and Palawan are not included on the list.

Most of them are found in Luzon, six are just a few hours away from Manila, and three are in Pangasinan.

So if you haven't made plans yet, one of these beaches or all three of them can give you your much-deserved dose of Vitamin Sea.

Caboangaoan Beach in Burgos

What's to love about it?

The golden brown + white sand combo, the sunset, the rock formations, and the crystal blue waters

How far from Manila?

Manila to Pangasinan by bus: five hours; by private vehicle: four hours

Burgos Town Proper to the beach: about one hour (note: remote and off the beaten track)

What to do

Camping, swimming in the sea, island hopping (PHP1,500 fee for boat rental), and diving into its famous Death Pool, which forms near the beach during high tide.



Tondol White Sand Beach in Anda

What's to love about it?

It's called the "Little Boracay" because of its ash-colored powdery sand; its long (about one kilometer) and shallow waters during low tide; clean and clear beach; entrance fee is just five pesos.

How far from Manila?

Manila to Pangasinan by bus: almost six hours; by private vehicle: almost five hours

Anda Town Proper to the beach: 30 minutes

What to do

Swimming! No wi-fi so you can have some serious R&R. Do not miss the sunset.



Patar Beach in Bolinao

What's to love about it?

Its stretch of golden beach dubbed as the "Boracay of the North"; the interesting rock formations; it's near the Bolinao Falls

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How far from Manila?

Manila to Pangasinan by bus: almost six hours; by private vehicle: almost five hours

Bolinao Town Proper to the beach: 30 minutes

What to do?

Swimming, checking out the magnificent view from the Cape Bolinao Lighthouse, dropping by Bolinao Falls, exploring the caves of Enchanted, Cindy, and Wonderful.



Now, in case you want to other options, here's the complete list of Most Googled Beaches in the Country:

1. Caramoan Island, Camarines Sur

2. Cabangaoan Beach, Pangasinan

3. Masasa Beach Batangas

4. Tondol White Sand Beach, Pangasinan

5. Laki Beach, Bataan

6. Magalawa Island, Zambales

7. Patar Beach, Pangasinan

8. Talikud Island, Davao del Norte

9. Pandanon Island, Bohol

10. Atulayan Island, Camarines Sur

Enjoy!


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