Carles News

  • NegOcc Gov BFAR To Boost Visayan Sea Protection

    NegOcc Gov BFAR To Boost Visayan Sea Protection

    Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Mara?on Jr. on Monday welcomed the commitment of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to provide monitoring vessel and patrol boats to boost the protection of the Visayan Sea.

    Mara?on, with Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., BFAR Director Eduardo Gongona, and Cebu Environment and Natural Resources Officer Baltazar Tribunalo Jr., on behalf of Governor Hilario Davide III, signed over the weekend a covenant of commitment and cooperation for the conservation, protection and restoration of the Visayan Sea.

    The rites was held during the 9th ...

  • Iloilo Gigantes Islands A Slice Of Paradise Within Your Budget

    Iloilo Gigantes Islands A Slice Of Paradise Within Your Budget

    Gigantes Islands is a chain of ten islands off the northernmost coasts of the municipality of Carles in Iloilo. This group of islands have been luring local and international travelers alike in an impressive accelerated rate over the past few years. But can we, the average Joe, afford to have a vacation in this fast-rising dream destination?

  • Unique Islands, Unique Biodiversity

    Unique Islands, Unique Biodiversity

    A group of islands??"Gigantes Islands, or Islas de Gigantes in the municipality of Carles in Iloilo province??"is known for its rich fishing ground.

    Lately, hordes of tourists in Carles visit Gigantes, which beauty was discovered by local and foreign tourists through word of mouth in the course of relief operations in the aftermath of Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan) in November 2013.

    A second-class municipality with one of the highest poverty incidence in the Visayas, Carles, 18 kilometers from Panay Island in the Visayan Sea, is developing a plan to promote susta ...

  • Sicogon Mount Opao

    Mt. Opao can be reached after a 1 to 2 hour hike. And you will see the beautiful view from the mountain to the beaches.

  • Isla Gigantes Carles Iloilo Philippines

    Discover the hidden beauty of Isla Gigantes also know as Isla De Gigantes or Gigantes Islands.

    The four main attractions are Cabugao Island, the famous selfie spot for picture taking, a short basic rock climbing and swimming, Antonia Island, where you can do some snorkeling, swimming, banana boat and jetski, Tangke Salt Water Lagoon the enchanted lagoon surrounded by rock formations and best to visit during high tide since it will be filled with more water and the Bantigue Sandbar, nipa-hut setting at the sandbar where you can swim and also eat scallops and raw sea urchins :)

  • Iloilo-Isla De Gigantes

    Gigantes Islands, located in Carles, Iloilo.

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