Baltazar Island and Marine Sanctuary is part of the Tres Reyes Marine Sanctuary located on the southwest side of the island of Marinduque.
Baltazar Island and Marine Sanctuary News
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After visiting 3 major tourist spots in just one day in Marinduque (Paadjao Falls, Bathala Caves, and Maniwaya Island), I asked myself if Marinduque has more to offer. Well, I know for a fact that Bellarocca is in Marinduque. But I was in a tight budget that day, I could not afford staying in a world-class resort. I have to find a good alternative!
Good thing Marinet, my FEU student, told me that we have to indulge in an island hopping escapade in Tres Reyes Islands or Tres Reyes Marine Sanctuary.
How to Get There
Board the bus to Lucena (Dalahican). The terminals can either be found ...
The hidden gem of traveling to Marinduque is really not the Moriones Festival, it's the untouched beauty of the islands. How many do you know have traveled to Marinduque Maybe one Maybe two My friends haven't gone anywhere near this province. It's relatively unheard of except the popular advertisements of "Bellaroca". Even though known as the smallest island province of Southern Philippines, it boasts of the richest marine life and blind white sandy beaches.
From Katala Beach Resort, i hired a boat together with the people i was traveling with to get to the Majestic Tres Reyes islands. The ...
Marinduque, an island tucked in the geographic center of the Philippines, was a fascinating discovery for me. I didn't do much research before going there so I was awestruck to see old and charming Spanish houses lined in its laid-back town and posed against a backdrop of its flawless sea and mountain views. Secured, undisturbed, untamed, raw. This island province is promising, indeed.
After spending a beautiful weekend there, I can say that there are more than enough reasons to visit this heart-shaped island besides attending the Moriones Festival, which it is known for. There's no need to ...
2012 Holy week at baltazar island in Gasan, Marinduque.
In the early 1900's the Americans built a lighthouse and a building made of hardwood on the island of Baltazar. The tower has long been destroyed by numerous typhoons that battered the island over time.
It was replaced by a new one built in the 1980s under a grant from JICA. The wooden structure on this island occupied by a watch (in photos) may well be the oldest American-built standing structure in all of Marinduque.
The three islands used to be called "Los Tres Reyes" under the Spanish regime, but many natives,particularly in Gasan still call them by their local names, Laki (Gaspar), ...