Cunayan Falls is located in San Luis, Aurora. One of the more accessible falls in Aurora, and passable for most vehicles, the waterfall flows into a crystal clear stream tinged only by the blue reflection of the azure sky and its mild temperature makes it ideal for refreshing baths.
Cunayan Falls News
Location: Ampere, Dipaculao
Getting There: From Baler town proper, take a tricycle going to Sabang Beach. From there, hire a motorized banca and ask to be taken to the site.
Travel Time: One hour
This beach is covered with smooth rocks of various sizes and darker color. This beach is an area called Bunga Point or Ampere Point, where local residents flock to Okotan Cave, a time-honored locale for forecasting the weather. The Pacific waves, upon hitting the shoreline cave, produce an explosion, the intensity of which, according to local lore, determines the intensity of ...
The province of Aurora is situated on the eastern-central side of the Luzon Island, the largest of the three main Philippine Islands. To its north are the provinces of Quirino and Isabela; on the west are Nueva Viscaya and Nueva Ecija; on the south are Quezon and Bulacan; and the Pacific Ocean on the east.
Aurora's overall land area covers about 1% of the Philippines' total land area.
Because of its remote setting, Aurora is predominantly rural. Despite its huge land area, population is just at about 180,000, the fifth lowest in the entire Philippines. There are about 246 recreational f ...
The original plan was to visit Ditumabo Falls, but due to time constraint we settled for the Caunayan Falls. From Bay's Inn we drive to Barangay Pimentel in San Luis, a town close to Baler. As expected the road going to Caunayan wasn't paved and mostly rough road.
Our tour guide/driver informed us that the road leading to the falls is a privately own property and we are required to pay 20 pesos per vehicle. A separate payment is again collected before entering the falls itself.
From the entrance, you'll be greeted with some cottages where you can put your belongings. It's not actua ...
From the Aurora Provincial Capitol in Baler, we then drove northwards to the adjacent town of San Luis where some of the province's natural wonders are located.
En route to San Luis, we were looking for convenience stores to buy some cold drinks to quench our thirst in the scorching noontime sun but then there were none! Actually, there were some but they were so "primitive", they didn't even have Coke, not even bottled water, at the least. We finally found the first decent convenience store across the San Luis Municipal Hall and bought some "C2″ and "Real Leaf Green Tea", haha!