Caluya is a first class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. The municipality consists of three major islands: Semirara, Caluya, and Sibay, as well as several minor islets, namely, Liwagao, Nagubat, Panagatan, Sibato and Sibolo all located in the Tablas Strait between Mindoro and Panay islands. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 30,046 people.
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here was a paradise in ancient times, there is also one, at the heart of the Philippine archipelago, in a group of islands of Caluya.
The island is known for its white and pinkish beaches, various kinds of edible seaweeds or tambalang and coconut crab a sought-after delicacy. A marine sanctuary, Caluya group has a very exotic marine life. It is here where corals of various colors are found. Tropical fishes, turtles and many other species are abundant in the coral reefs and enjoying the expanse of Caluya's pristine water. Wiki
Caluya Island News
t is common knowledge with the locals that whale-sharks travel between Sibay and Caluya island going to Panagatan. Retired fishermen tell stories of times when dozens of whale-sharks were swimming in the shallow area between the islands. They seem to especially like feeding in the shallows during full moon. Unfortunately the shallow areas are now exposed to human activity. Nowadays the Butanding (whale-sharks) only show up occasionally during late summer and remain outside the atoll. The locals were very surprised seeing the footage of my encounter. They are very scared of these creatures and ...
It may be towards the end of summer but there is still time for that getaway.
If you want to travel to a less mainstream destination but still offers a paradise that you can enjoy, check out what one of our readers, Iyo Gaudite, shared to WhenInManila.com.
If you took a trip to Caluya Island, a lovely island destination in Antique.
The government is now working towards the development of local seaweed industry as part of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources' (DENR) effort to list down biodiversity-friendly enterprises as alternative source of income for communities near environmentally critical areas.
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said the agency has started looking for ways to boost the local production of seaweed, which is an alternative source of income for coastal communities and could help counter the effects of climate change.
According to her, the DENR has already started the process of id ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started to identify suitable sites for seaweed farming in the country, as an alternative source of income for coastal communities and to help counter the effects of climate change.
DENR Secretary Gina Lopez said some of the potential seaweed farming sites include Calatagan in Batangas, Tambuyong in Quezon, Badian in Cebu, and Caluya Island in Antique.
Lopez said the government will not only help in seaweed propagation, but also in marketing its by-products.
"The seaweed revenues should affect more than one person while dev ...
Where can you find a 'natural jacuzzi,' pink sand, and more? A trip to these beaches may take hours and hours ??" but it's well worth the magical sights that await.
Picture this: just you and a long stretch of white sand lapped by clear blue waters. Occasionally, you may see locals, or a few other people who dared to visit this beach like you did, but mostly, the beach ??" or a large stretch of it ??" is all yours. Of course, this quiet scenery comes with a price, particularly long hours of not exactly comfortable travel.
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Have you ever been to a place called Caluya, Antique
Well, I was. Lucky enough to witness a place that is still undiscovered. Beaches are still undeveloped and water are clean as it can be . Words aren't just enough to express the beauty Caluya, Antique so let my photos speaks out. No doubt that Boracay is one of the best beaches in the Philippines in terms of white sands and clear water but Caluya, Antique can offer a paradise as beautiful as Boracay and other beaches in the Philippines. Here are some of the photos of my Caluya, Antique trip.
These are just some of the photos taken from ...