Palad SandBar is a small sandbar with semi-fine white sand surrounded with clear, shallow waters ideal for swimming. The sandbar only appears during low tide. It is located in Torrijos, Marinduque
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The water was surprisingly very still, calm, and only the littlest ripples disturbs it as we pulled away from the Buyabod Port in Sta Cruz, Marinduque. We were then on our way to Maniwaya Island, a promising place that boast of a long stretched of white sandy beach.
Our 4-man group was aboard this tiny banca, a boat provided for by our hotel as part of the package we availed of. Since none of us has visited Marinduque previously, nor we know anyone who has been there personally, we had to turned to online research to get a bit familiar with the place.
We've also opted to book a hotel in ...
Marinduque is known for the Moriones Festival celebrated annually during the Holy Week but there's more to this province than men dressed in ancient Roman costumes and morion masks until an island promising white sandy shores, turquoise seawater, stunning sandbar and amazing rock formation surfaced the internet.
There's always a secret to unravel in every hidden corners and the possibility of stumbling into something wonderful is limitless. Maniwaya Island happens to be one of those undiscovered jewels concealed behind the shadows in the not so distant province of Marinduque.
Island hopp ...
The Philippines is an archipelago dotted by more than 7500 islands and islets and surrounded by one of the world's most diverse ocean waters. Hence, discovering gorgeously beautiful and pristine islands in the country should not come as a surprise but the case is utterly otherwise. Everyday we come across precious delights that don't ever fail to satisfy the eye and trigger our inner wanderlust. Everyday a handful of stunning islands and must see destinations in the country are discovered, adding to our already overflowing bucketlist. There's always a secret to unravel in every hidden corners ...
We had a great time enjoying Maniwaya Island all morning. Marinduque really surprised me.
At 2:30 PM, we started the boat travel going to the most popular Sandbar of Marinduque, the Palad Sandbar. It's still part of the Maniwaya Island in the town of Sta. Cruz. I've seen lot of beautiful photos of Palad Sandbar online.
I remember I had this picture of Palad Sandbar in my mind. I saw this months before we planned our trip to Marinduque. This is it.
I imagined myself and Eloisa having a picture like this. Though we're not using DSLR or any expensive camera, the sandbar's b ...
I like exploring the not so mainstream destinations in the Philippines because it always makes me realize how beautiful our country is. Beyond Boracay and the rest, there are a lot of islands in the country that can really make you say wow! It's just up to you to discover it.
A few months ago my girlfriend, Eloi, and I explored Burias Island in Masbate. And just a few weeks after that, we traveled to Maniwaya Island in Sta. Cruz, Marinduque.
Marinduque is not really that talked about among tourists, until recently that social media feeds have suddenly been full of amazing photos and expe ...
I was recently invited by Department of Tourism (DOT) Region IV Director, Minerva Morada, to join a group of writers and media people, to experience this year's Moriones Festival in the beautiful island province of Marinduque. I have previously planned to go to Marinduque to spend my Holy Week, but I was reluctant since my schedule did not seem to permit such. However, RD Morada's invitation made me throw my hat over the wall and just spend my Holy Week in Marinduque. I did just that, and I loved every moment of it!
When we arrived in the province, we were immediately welcomed by the locals ...