Quezon Province is one of the best getaway destinations near Manila blessed with captivating tourist spots. A 3-hour bus ride from Metro Manila, one could explore the natural and man-made tourist spots in the province: heritage churches and houses, public beaches, luxurious private islands and more.
Quezon Province is located in CALABARZON Region in Luzon, the most populous region in the country. Its capital city is Lucena City and residents in the province speak of Tagalog (~80%), Bikol and English languages. There are around 1.8 million people living here.
If you are looking forward to experiencing its beauty this year, below are the most visited tourist spots in Quezon Province.
Top 10 Tourist Spots in Quezon Province
1. Balesin Island
Balesin Island is one of the best tourist spots in Quezon Province, a 500-hectare island paradise with a 7.3 kilometers long stretch of pristine white sand beaches. The island is considered as one of the most luxurious island resort in the Philippines open only for its members. It has breath-taking beaches, interesting landscapes, fabulous villas with beautiful interior designs, delicious cuisine and top-notch facilities. Dozens of things to do here like horseback riding, bird watching, kayaking, paddle boating, sailing, scuba diving, surfing and more.
Balesin Island is located 21 kilometers southeast of Polillo, Quezon Province. This is an island paradise for the rich people only, membership fee starts from 3 Million Pesos.
2. Salibungot Beach
Salibungot Beach is one of the most visited places in Quezon Province, a very unusual yet beautiful beach. There are hundreds of popular beaches in the Philippines, white sand, pink sand, grey sand beaches but this one is a unique golden sand beach! It is a very long stretch of unspoiled golden sand beach with beautiful turquoise sea water. The coastline is dotted with pine trees and during low tide, a long sandbar will appear. It is a very alluring beach and a picture perfect one, especially the sunset. Locals and tourists love to camp here for the night.
Salibungot Beach is located in Jomalig, an island municipality in Quezon Province.