Tinago Lake, also known as Tinagong Dagat, is located between the town (near Brgys. Ipil and Tabon) and Altavas. It is an 8-km. long and 4-km. wide "hidden sea" hidden from Batan Bay by two islands.
Fringed with mangroves and thick undergrowth, it has a rocky beach and is one of the province's rich fishing grounds. It is also ideal for speed boating and water skiing.
Tinago Lake or Tinagong Dagat News
I shouldve listened when they said, "Go the extra mile."
The last time I was in Negros Occidental, I burned most of my time in Bacolod and went as far south as the municipality of Cauayan. I was a travel newbie then and was only interested in the obvious and popular. At the time, I had heard of Sipalay City. Locals kept mentioning it, urging us to make time for it. "Youre already in Cauayan, you might as well visit Sipalay." But because it didnt ring any proverbial bell, I swept it under the rug, where I keep anything I find outside of my comfort zone.
In a province like Aklan where tourists could be seen frequenting the island of Boracay, one might consider opting for a quiet place to stop and breathe. Luckily the area is filled with an array of activities randomly spread beyond what it's famous for. Here, we listed down things to do outside Boracay.
1. Wild swimming in Hurom-Hurom springs
Begin your adventure with the sound of fresh water flowing through rocks and kick off by riding a kayak down the river of Gibon. Spot some deer and hornbills, and stop by to say hi to some tourists you may encounter, if there's any.
Location: Nab ...
Iligan City is famous for the Maria Cristina Falls. But is this neighboring landmark a grander sight to behold?
Iligan City is dubbed as the "City of Majestic Waterfalls." Among its beautiful water wonders, Tinago Falls gleams the brightest.
Tinago Falls is 240 feet high. It has 5 drops, and the highest fall cascades into a blue lagoon that people love to swim in. You can go under the falls to relax in the unceasing and refreshing shower, or to simply listen to the sound of the cascade.
Astrophil De la Cruz Reyes of the DavNor Photographers Society pays tribute to Tinago's beauty in t ...
When we think of Aklan's beaches, the world-famous Boracay Island comes to mind first. But do you know that there's more to discover and experience in this coastal province? Here's a handy list.
The municipality of Batan was the home of the mythical Datu Kalantiaw in pre-colonial Philippines. Drop by the Kalantiaw Shrine located near the town's port.
Explore Tinago Lake, also known as Tinagong Dagat (Hidden Sea), and a mangrove reforestation near Brgy. Tabon and Ipil. Tinagong Dagat is a bay with a narrow opening to the Sibuyan Sea; while there, visit Tabon Island, which is encl ...
The province of Aklan in the Philippines is one of the most visited in the country. Known as the home of Ati-Atihan, the mother of Philippine festivals, Aklan attracts and captivates tourist from all over the world.
Moreover, Aklan also is world renowned for Boracay. With its long stretch of sandy beaches and world class resorts offering numerous several aquatic activities, Aklan is truly worth visiting.
Aside from Ati-atihan and Boracay, the historic municipality of Batan is also one of the reasons you should visit the province. Batan one of oldest founded town and is the most populated ...
Aklan is said to be the oldest province in the Philippines, organized in 1213 by settlers from Borneo as the Minuro it Aklan to include what is now the province of Capiz. It was inaugurated as an independent province in November 8, 1956.
Aklan encompasses the northeastern portion of Panay Island and nearby Boracay Island, both situated within the Visayas island group. The province is bordered by the Sulu Sea on the northwest, the Sibuyan on the northeast and the east by the province of Antique on the west, and by the province of Capiz on the south.
The Aklan provincial government recomme ...