Eastern Samar is a province of the Philippines in Samar Island blessed with surreal tourist spots and promising eco-tourism destinations. Hidden in the forested lands of the province are its enchanting caves and majestic waterfalls. Furthermore, off the coasts of the province facing the Pacific Ocean are the beautiful islands with white sand beaches, rock formations and surrounding seas teeming with marine life.
The province of Eastern Samar is one of the 3 provinces in Samar Island which belongs to Eastern Visayas Region. It is bordered by the provinces of Nothern Samar (north), Philippine Sea & Pacific Ocean (east), Leyte Gulf (south) and Samar (west). The capital city of the province is Borongan. Over 460,000+ total residents of the province speaks in Waray-Waray, Cebuano, Filipino and English languages.
From weekend warriors, vacationers to adventure seekers, there are plenty of places to visit in Eastern Samar to choose from and even visit them all in a week or two. If you are planning to pin a trip here, take a look at the most visited tourist spots in the province.
Top 10 Tourist Spots in Eastern Samar
1. Calicoan Beach
ABCD Beach, commonly known as Calicoan Beach, is one of the most visited tourist spots in Eastern Samar. The beach is geographically facing the Pacific Ocean that produces huge waves which make it the best surfing site in the entire province. The beach features a long stretch of fine sand, rocky bottoms and simple environment. Surfing is fun and this is the site where most people learn how to surf and show off their skills, even surfing competitions are held here. Calicoan Beach is found in Calicoan Island which is connected to the mainland through a narrow bridge.
Calicoan Beach is located in Calicoan Island, Guian, Eastern Samar.
2. Linao Cave
Unknown to many, Linao Cave is yet to surprise thousands of adventure seekers and travel enthusiasts in the Philippines. At the southern tip of Calicoan Island where Calicoan Beach is located is another connected island called Sulangan. Hidden at the tropical jungle of this island is an enchanting Linao Cave. The cave is surrounded with beautiful trees and wide opening at the top but the main attraction is its astounding natural pool with crystal clear bluish waters. It can be accessed through a few minute trek then repel down the collapsed cavern or trek through a small opening at the back of the cave.
Linao Cave is situated in Sulangan Island, Guian, Eastern Samar.