Maira-ira Beach, also called Blue Lagoon, is the northernmost tip of Luzon Island located in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. This beach is more popularly known as Blue Lagoon and is one of the many attractions that the Province of Ilocos Norte has to offer. It has a long stretch of white sands kissed by clear, turquoise blue water.
Maira-ira Beach or Blue Lagoon News
Queenie and I had our very first road trip together which happened in the province of Ilocos. We visited Laoag, Pagudpud, Paoay and Vigan in 3 days. This tour led us to the most historical place in the Philippines where we tasted the flavor of Ilocos and met the culture of Ilocanos.
Cape Bojeador Lighthouse
Kapurpurawan Rock Formation
Travel vlog #1.
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We were in Pagudpud, and we just learned that the nearest ATM is in Laoag. We didn't have cash. Oh my, "How are we going to eat?" Haha!
This trip happened years ago. I don't know if Pagudpud has an ATM now, but during that time we were caught off guard. It just didn't cross our minds that a certain place could probably have no ATM. I was a newbie traveler that time, didn't make enough research before exploring a destination.
Our next stop that day was the famous beach in town, the white sand and bluish waters of the Blue Lagoon! On our way there, we made a stop to the high part of the ro ...
Ilocos Region. A tourist destination of Northern Luzon's preserved Philippine historical places. It's a region divided into Ilocos Norte & Ilocos Sur. Join me as I dissect my memorable trip into a story for this cyber diary.
First things first. How did we get there and how long was the trip:
We booked our tour package at http://www.ilocosheritage.com/ for Php3,250 per head which is the actual amount that is different from the website pricing maybe because of the season that we travelled. During June-Aug they have minimal tours so there were no discounts when we booked.
Our assembly and ...
Pagudpud's most popular beach destination, Blue Lagoon is called as such because of the azure blue waters that can be found in this lagoon. It's a good place for families with kids thanks to Hannah's Resort and Convention Center, the largest resort in Pagudpud.
Some of the activities you can do in Blue Lagoon are riding a jet ski, surfing, and the longest over-water zipline in the country. Hannah's operates a zip line that's over 1 km long which will have tourists flying over Blue Lagoon.
Several surfing schools, like Surfville and Kapuluan Surf School, can be found along the shoreline o ...
Artist Jason Mraz once shared, "My home isn't about being grounded in one corner of the planet. It's about being in love and being lost in the middle of an amazing adventure, witnessing sunbursts over horizons of every time zone". I couldn't agree more… Spot on words that have never been spoken.
A cove is a small, circular to an oval type of bay or coastal inlet, usually with narrow, restricted entrances.
The Philippines, being an archipelago, have some well-tucked and serene coves perfect for swimming and bumming. These coves are ideal places for swimming because they are believed to ...
1st stop: VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR
Vigan is a city in the Philippines, on the west coast of Luzon island. It's known for its well-preserved Spanish colonial and Asian architecture. Calle Crisologo dominates the Mestizo district, with its cobblestone streets, malecón, horse-drawn carriages and rustic mansions. Near the white baroque Vigan Cathedral are Plaza Salcedo, offering fountain light shows, and Plaza Burgos, known for its street-food stalls.
Calle Crisologo – where you can find what made Vigan famous, the colonial houses built during the Spanish era
St. Paul Cathedr ...