Balite Beach

Virac, Catanduanes

Balite Beach is located in Brgy. Balite Virac, Catanduanes. The whole stretch of Balite and Mamangal continues to beguile visitors with its unspoiled beauty is an asset which the locals within the area are guarding zealously.

The sprawling beach is covered with cool and shady trees and blessed with fine white sands, both in the shorelines and in the swimming area. Provides an alter ...

native area for recreation, fun, relaxation, and picnics.

Conveniently located in the capital town of Virac, it has a narrow opening that provides a challenging point of entry and is hidden in the midst of thickets.The whole stretch of the beach continues to beguile visitors with its unspoiled beauty.

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  • Catanduanes The Unseen Beaches Of Virac

    Catanduanes The Unseen Beaches Of Virac

    One time you're chilling at your hotel in the city proper, next thing you know you're at the back of a motorbike hopping from one postcard-worthy beach to the next. This is exactly what I did in Virac, the unassuming capital of Catanduanes province geographically located in the easternmost part of the Bicol Peninsula but separated from the mainland Bicol by Maqueda Channel and the Lagonoy Gulf.

    Catanduanes earned the moniker "The Land of the Howling Winds", mainly because it is the first landmass in the Philippines archipelago to kiss the Pacific Ocean, making it directly open to the to the ...

  • Virac An Untapped Wonder

    Virac An Untapped Wonder

    Catanduanes is not just known for being a surfing spot, but one with a rich history and a ruggedly beautiful charm as well. Facing the Pacific Ocean, the Land of Howling Winds is no stranger to storms. It's capital of Virac ??" although the main gateway to the province from Manila ??" isn't hyped up as a tourist destination. In fact, those who want to visit Caramoan can use Virac as a gateway ??" it's cheaper and a whole lot easier.

    That said, you can either be glad that Virac has been spared from much tourism hype so it can preserve its natural beauty. However, those who have witnessed suc ...

  • The Ultimate Guide To The Land Of The Howling Winds

    The Ultimate Guide To The Land Of The Howling Winds

    Catanduanes is a kidney-shaped island located in the Bicol Region in Luzon, towards the east of Camarines Sur, with a population of around 246,000. Lying along the typhoon belt, the island is unsheltered from the ornery waters of the Pacific Ocean earning the moniker "Land of the Howling Winds".

    Despite its nickname, Catandunganons have proven their resilience time and time again, rising from each and every storm that ravaged the land. When a storm finally subsides and the howling winds turn into a soft breeze, the true beauty of the verdant isle is finally revealed. Long stretches of sugar ...

  • The Beguiling Beach of Balite

    The Beguiling Beach of Balite

    The beach of Balite has always amazed visitors with its creamy white beaches and clear, endless waters all up into the horizon. The people of Catanduanes have always been proud of such a wonder of nature and have invited visitors from all over to partake and enjoy themselves in this piece of paradise.

    Balite has a narrow opening that provides a challenging point of entry and is hidden in the midst of thickets. The whole stretch of the beach continues to beguile visitors with its unspoiled beauty ??" an asset which the locals within the area are guarding zealously. The sprawling beach is ...

  • Explore The Island of Catanduanes

    Explore The Island of Catanduanes

    Catanduanes is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon. Its capital is Virac and the province lies to the east of Camarines Sur across the Maqueda Channel. Catanduanes is an island filled with the many gifts of nature in its pristine shorelines, beaches, lush forests, and unique land formations that beckon visitors from all over the world to come, explore, and enjoy themselves.

    Catanduanes is a kidney-shaped island at the easternmost seaboard of the Philippines. It is the first land mass of the Philippine archipelago to kiss the Pacific Ocean at 13.5o to ...

  • Travelling to the Philippines Why Catanduanes is Worth It

    Travelling to the Philippines Why Catanduanes is Worth It

    Some people prefer travelling to popular tourist destinations like Paris, Italy or Rome. Some people prefer taking the road less travelled, away from the crowd and the noise. If you're one of the latter, you might want to add Catanduanes to your list. Catanduanes is a beautiful province in the Philippines with amazing beaches and historical sites to boast of. Nobody would ever argue that it's a very beautiful place, but what makes it even more interesting is that it's under the radar, so you don't have to fight with other tourists for that perfect spot on the beach.

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