The Bugang River is located in Pandan, Antique. Tourism in Pandan has been growing steadily over the past ten years, thanks mainly to the town's proximity to Boracay Island, which during the same period has become one of the world's popular beach resorts and tourist destinations.
Rosepoint Beach is nestled at the edge where the Bugang river meets the Pandan Bay, unwind in a peacefu ...
The town's major attractions include the Bugang River, which has been nationally awarded several times as "the cleanest inland body of water" in the Philippines; the Malumpati Cold Spring; the Pandan Bay sunset, and white-sand beaches, sandwiched between the Sulu Sea to the west and, in the east, the Central Panay Mountain Range and coconut and other farms.
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The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 has been assisting this province to improve its tourism capacity.
This is after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines gave the go-signal for Philippine Airlines (PAL) to service the Clark-Antique route. PAL's new 86-seater Bombardier Q400 NG aircraft will start to provide its services at the Evelio B. Javier Airport, on Dec. 16, with the Antique-Clark International Airport and vice versa route.
The flights are scheduled every Tuesday and Sunday. The departure from Clark will be at 6 a.m. and will arrive in Antique at 7:20 a.m., while the ...
The local government and the community must work hand in hand to keep the recreational waters in this town clean and sustainable, according to the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Region 6.
EMB regional director Sophie Manuel stressed that multi-sectoral groups and local officials have a significant role in taking care of bodies of water.
Among the recreational waters in Pandan are the Bugang-Malumpati River and the Duyong-Tingib Beach, according to the EMB.
The Bugang Malumpati River - known for its clear waters - has been attracting local and foreign tourists.
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Even though its northern part is just less than an hour away from Aklan (which is known for Boracay), Antique is not exactly a top-of-mind destination for travelers.
We finally arrived at Kasa Raya Inn and Cafe in Antique, and one thing I noticed about the place is its unique rustic and minimalistic approach from outside to inside the rooms. You'll feel straight at home, still connected with nature, rice fields just a few steps away, panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, plus a lot more!
Antique is offering experiential tourism to cruise passengers should they visit the province.
Antique provincial tourism officer Jose Ramlo Villaluna, in an interview Thursday, said they are preparing activities for cruise passengers who will dock at Lipata Port in Culasi town.
"The Department of Tourism (DOT) has identified Antique as among the provinces in Western Visayas that will be prioritized as a cruise ship destination and so we are preparing for it now," he said.
Villaluna said a mock tour at Lipata Port in Culasi, the northern town of the province and nearer to Aklan provinc ...
Our final itinerary for our ultimate 10-day trip around the northwest of Panay Island ended in the Municipality of Pandan, Antique. Weve been to Mararison and Tibiao prior to this. It is just about two hours drive away from the Philippines top tourist destination, Boracay Island. Going to Pandan, Antique can even be just a day trip from Boracay. But, then we decided to spend an overnight there after considering the ambiance and activities in the place.