Pug-os Beach is located in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. Resthouses and picnic sheds are found in this nearly white sand beach in Cabugao.
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Following the inclusion of the World Heritage City of Vigan on December 8 as New 7 Wonders Cities of the world, Ilocos Sur welcomes the New Year with festivals that promote eco-tourism and homegrown food like the Longganisa (native sausage).
One such festival was the Sun Soaked, the Ilocos Sur beach fest on January 9-11 which featured about 700 athletes from around the country in five beach sports such as dragon boat racing, surfing, beach volleyball, kiteboarding and Frisbee.
The other is the Longanisa Festival on January 22, also Vigan's cityhood anniversary, which will be a day of t ...
Ilocos Sur has long been a magnet of pleasure seekers especially Vigan, but for those seeking an off-the-beaten side trip, consider Cabugao. This peaceful municipality is easily reached from Vigan or Laoag, yet it's a world's away from its neighbors' bustling scene.
The town's historic Solamague Port fronting Solamague Island was a port of call for traders and seafarers from neighbouring Asian countries in the olden days. Today, it serves as the unloading point of commercial fishing vessels as well as the transshipment port of goods and products to Taiwan.
Interestingly, what makes Cabug ...
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Only 30 minutes north of Vigan City, not far away from the highway, is the sandy cove of Pug-os in Cabugao town, which may very well be the best beach in Ilocos Sur. Besides being a popular swimming area for locals, its silvery sands also doubles as a salt-making bed for a local cottage industry. I've seen salt beds before, but not a salt-making process that utilizes beach sand and boiling to obtain the finished product.
This traditional method of salt-making has been practiced by generations, according to one lady salt-maker, who took the time to explain the labor-intensive way they make s ...
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 ...