Top 10 Tourist Spots in Marinduque

Marinduque is an island province in the Philippines situated in Luzon’s MIMAROPA Region favored with beautiful tourist spots. Tourism Industry plays an important role in the province’s economy with its natural tourist attractions and famous Moriones Festival. The island, also dubbed as “The Heart of the Philippines“, is one of the best travel destination for island hopping, beach bumming, scuba diving and spelunking.

The province of Marinduque is situated in between Tayabas Bay and Sibuyan Sea. Over 230,000 total residents speak in Tagalog and English languages. The town of Boac is its capital municipality.

The Marinduque Island has a pretty laid-back environment with friendly and humble people recognized as one of the “Most Peaceful Province of the Philippines“. If you want to visit its beautiful places soon, check out the famous tourists spots in Marinduque listed below.

Top 10 Tourist Spots in Marinduque

1. Maniwaya Island

Maniwaya Island

Photo courtesy of Daryl Dueñas

Maniwaya Island is one of the best tourist spots in Marinduque, an island famous for its long stretch of powdery white sand beach and turquoise waters teeming with marine life. The beach front is arrayed with cottages and lush coconut trees with a great view of the looming mountains of the mainland. Common things to do in the island includes kayaking, boating, paddle boarding and jet skiing. Tourists may also visit the nearby long stretch of white sandbar of Palad Sandbar and rock formations of Ungab Rock. There are resorts in the island visitors can stay and request a boat going to the nearby attractions.

Maniwaya Island is located in Sta Cruz, Marinduque.

2. Poctoy White Beach

Poctoy White Beach

Photo courtesy of Marinduque Philippines

Poctoy White Beach is considered as the most famous beach in the mainland of Marinduque facing Sibuyan Sea. The beach features over a kilometer long stretch of pure white sand, alluring deep turquoise waters, interesting seaside rock formations, lush of green vegetation, beautiful view of Mount Malindig and looming mountains as backdrop. Visitors may enjoy swimming, snorkeling, diving and wind surfing. There are plenty of beach front resorts in the area and cottages are also available for day visitors but camping is also allowed. In spite the fact that it’s a public beach, it is clean and lively worth visiting.

Poctoy White Beach is situated in Torrijos, Marinduque.


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