Dicotcotan Beach is located in Barangay San Isidro, Palanan, Isabela. Dicotcotan is a Palanan word meaning "to sink" due to the softness of the sand that causes one's feet to sink or to be immersed in it, leaving a deep trail of footsteps. It is a three-kilometer long beach with coral reefs, sea grass beds and sandy shoreline that is fringed with a coastal forest and a village.
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If you are planning for a holiday on the beach, then Divilacan, an island in the province of Isabela, Philippines, should be one of your choices of destination. Here, you can enjoy the sun without hurting your pocket and still won't sacrifice the quality of the experience.
Dubbed as the Honeymoon Island, Divilacan is one of the most famous travel destinations in Isabela, which is also known as the Queen Province of the North.
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Getting to Divilacan is inexpensive, yet it is one of the most beautiful places in the country. To see the secret paradise's beaches and other ...
Although Isabela did not play a major role in the revolt against Spain, it is in Palanan that the final pages of the Philippines Revolution was written when the American forces led by Gen. Frederick Funston finally captured Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo in the area on March 23, 1901.
Dinapigue showcases a bonsai forest with plants ranging from one foot to 7 feet in height. The forest is astonishing ??" covering an estimated 5,000 hectares.
Crocodile Sanctuary Of San Mariano
San Mariano houses a gallery of spectacles ranging from its flora and fauna to the ...
The Province of Isabela is not on the high list of travelers and tourists. Although it is the second largest province in the Philippines with a total land area of12,414.93 square kilometers (Palawan is the largest at 17,030.75 sq. kms.), it is generally characterized with expansive plains and rugged mountains. Thus, major tourism draws are secluded in the eastern side of the province, accessible only by small planes, long boat trips and days-long hikes.
Because of its isolation, there are several amazing sights and places that easily elude tourists and travelers. One of them is Dicotcotan B ...
Planning a trip Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.
Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.
It offers awesome tourist attra ...
Dicotcotan Beach at Palanan Isabela.
This trip started in Cauayan City, Isabela, with a 23-minute Cyclone Air flight to Palanan on the east coast of Luzon, on a single-engine 7-seater plane flying low over the rain forest of the Sierra Madre. From Palanan we took a bangka to Divilacan, and from there land transportation to Maconacon. We then flew back to Cauayan City from Maconacon on the same Cyclone Air flight. There is no road passable to vehicles leading to Palanan, or from Palanan to Divilacan and Maconacon.
The Flight to Palanan
Palanan is a town of about 16000 people that can only be reached by boat in 7 hours from A ...