Apatot Beach is located in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur. This cove in San Esteban is frequented by picnic goers. During the last stage of World War II, US Submarines surfaced in the area to unload arms and supplies for the USAFIP, NL.
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Mariveles sits at the southern tip of Bataan where the coastline of the province is deepest and most rocky. It's where the mouth of the Manila Bay makes it vulnerable to being a catch basin for all kinds of refuse and modern living's unwanted by-products. This is why trash from Manila and Cavite could often be found washed ashore in the rugged coves of the town where it's hardest to perform a regular coastal cleanup. Ironically, the same set of rugged coves is also the peninsula's new emerging tourist destination that's called Five Fingers.
Tourist Spots In Ilocos Sur
There are many interesting places in Ilocos Sur that are popular with local and foreign tourists alike. They vary from natural to man-made, religious, historical and cultural. Here are some of them. Click each one to get more photos and information:
This cove in San Esteban is frequented by picnic goers. During the last stage of World War II, US Submarines surfaced in the area to unload arms and supplies for the USAFIP, NL.
Santiago Cove is dubbed as the "Boracay of Ilocos Sur" because of its white sands.
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San Esteban is a serene seaside municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur with a scenic locale and some Spanish era and World War II history that can be as interesting as they are enjoyable. The province is formerly known as Cabagbagototan. Spaniards named the pueblo San Esteban when they received reports of a beggar named Iban having been stoned to death and beheaded by hostile natives in the place called "Naglawlawayan," which is an early place of worship by the natives, and currently the site of the municipal cemetery. "Iban" is the Ilocano equivalent of "Stephen," hence the pueblo being ...
The province of Ilocos Sur is one of the best destinations for tourists wishing to travel to the northern part of the Philippines. It ranks 54th among the 80 provinces nationwide in terms of land area, and 3rd among 4 provinces in Northern Luzon. Its capital, Vigan City, is famous for its being a community with great Spanish influence. As a matter of fact, the city was entered in the World Heritage List of UNESCO in November 1999.
With so many places and things that can certainly attract tourists from any part of the world, Ilocos Sur is especially proud of having right in its heart a comm ...