Sabtang Island

Sabtang, Batanes

Sabtang Island is a sixth class municipality in the province of Batanes, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 1,465 people.

Sabtang is the southernmost island municipality of the Batanes island group which is composed primarily of Sabtang Island, as well as two nearby smaller and uninhabited islands: Ivuhos and Dequey.

The municipality is ...

known for its lighthouse and the old stone houses of the Ivatan villages of Chavayan and Savidug. Like Batan Island to the north, Sabtang also has a few Mission-style churches and white sand beaches.  Wiki

Sabtang Island News

  • Sabtang Island Old Procession Trail Chavayan To Sumnanga Traverse

    Sabtang Island Old Procession Trail Chavayan To Sumnanga Traverse

    I was supposed to go to Itbayat but the weather have other plans. Boat trips to the island was suspended for the next few days due to inclement weather and erratic waves. Since I had a flexible itinerary, I decided to take a detour to Sabtang Island instead. The smallest island of Batanes municipality is popular to day trippers from Batan Island. Personally, I would rather spend a night here. No matter how familiar I am with this island, I know I can find something new to do. For one, I haven?t stayed in Chavayan village yet. Or better, try the Old Procession Trail from Chavayan to Sumnanga. I ...

  • Exploring The Best Heritage Islands In Philippines Itbayat And Sabtang Batanes

    Both are beautiful islands, with their own charm, peace, quiet, nature and beautiful people. Sabtang Island is a well-know destination in Batanes, famous for its picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views. It?s also home to the most well-preserved villages and culture among the three inhabited islands.

  • Batanes Day 3 Sabtang Tour

    Batanes Day 3 Sabtang Tour

    Third and final day of our Batanes Tour Sabtang Island.

    According to wikipedia, Sabtang Island is the southernmost island municipality of the Batanes island group, Sabtang comprises primarily Sabtang Island, as well as two nearby smaller and uninhabited islands: Ivuhos and Dequey. The municipality is known for its lighthouse and the old stone houses of the Ivatan villages of Chavayan and Savidug. Like Batan Island to the north, Sabtang also has a few Mission-style churches and white sand beaches.

  • Batanes Philippines, Sabtang Island 2017 Day 2

    Day 2 of my Batanes 2017 trip!
    Expect day 3 to be shorter ??" like 1-2mins max.

  • Batanes Awesome Guide To Batanes Isles: Batan, Sabtang And Itbayat

    Batanes Awesome Guide To Batanes Isles: Batan, Sabtang And Itbayat

    Take a timeless journey through the Philippines last frontier!

    Fall in love with the northernmost islands of the Philippines not only for its beauty but also with its cultural heritage, well-preserved villages, yummy Ivatan cuisine, and most of all the islands' proud Ivatan people.

    We love Batanes for its picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views. Imagine green grasslands as far as your eyes can see, towering limestone cliffs, crystal clear waters, and beautiful views that look straight from a scene of Lord of The Rings, Jurrasic Park, and Moana! It's not hard to understand why Batan ...

  • Sabtang In Batanes Our Own Undiscovered Shangri-La

    Sabtang In Batanes Our Own Undiscovered Shangri-La

    The Philippines has its own version of Shangri-la in the northernmost group of islands known collectively
    as Batanes.

    With a unique landscape that some might compare to the Highlands of Scotland and the rolling green hills of Ireland, these islands are populated by the Ivatan native people (numbering some 14,000 and protected by the Indigenous People Act of 1997).

    Batanes is a stunning land studded with a particular architectural style of solid limestone-and-coral buildings reminiscent of Galicia in Northern Spain, except that they have Asian thatch roofs and are particularly sited and ...