Dalupiri Island

San Antonio, Northern Samar

Dalupiri Island is just off the western coast of Samar Island at the south end of the San Bernardino Strait. The island's white beaches are considered an "undisturbed paradise" and future "premier tourist destination" in the Eastern Visayas region.

Dalupiri Island lies in the east central periphery of the Philippine archipelago. It is bounded by San Bernardino Strait in the north an ...

d east, Samar Sea in the south, and Capul Island in west. It is approximately 5 nautical miles from the Pacific Ocean and sits near the entrance along the Paso de Acapulco, otherwise known as San Bernardino Strait. It has 28 kilometres long white sand beach around the island.

Dalupiri Island is a 2,700 hectare island of gently rolling hills, mostly of coconut vegetation and shrubbery. It is home to white beaches, caves, and the Lagbangan Lake.

Because of Dalupiri Island's pristine white sand beach, in May 2007, San Antonio, together with the island towns of Biri, Capul, and San Vicente, were declared as eco-tourism zones. With its coral reefs, Dalupiri island is ideal for scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, yachting, jet skiing, para-sailing and marine life observation.  Wiki

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  • Dalupiri Island Northern Samar Undisturbed Paradise

    Dalupiri Island Northern Samar Undisturbed Paradise

    Dalupiri Island lies in the east central periphery of the Philippine archipelago. It is bounded by San Bernardino Strait in the north and east. The island is famous for its kilometers-long white sand beaches and pristine waters. With its coral reefs, Dalupiri Island is ideal for scuba diving, snorkeling, and marine life observation.

    The resort provides rafts for guests want to go farther for snorkeling or just simply relaxing. We didn't go for a swim when we arrived. We decided to use one of the rafts to go near the snorkeling area to watch the sunset and to chill.

    We woke up early to c ...

  • Dalupiri Island Northern Samar Travel Guide

    Dalupiri Island Northern Samar Travel Guide

    While we were on a jeepney from Calbayog going to Allen for our Biri Island trip, we saw an island with a long stretch of white sand beach. My companion checked it on her mobile map and it showed to be Dalupiri Island aka San Antonio Island. I never heard of this island nor seen pictures of it but it really looked enchanting from afar. I asked some locals about how to go there and so happy to get good inputs from them.

    How to go to Dalupiri Island:

    By Air
    Cebu Pacific Air has daily flights to Catarman, the capital of Northern Samar.

    By Sea
    From Cebu City port, take a boat to Calba ...

  • Vibrant Victoria

    Vibrant Victoria

    Secluded coves, dramatic rock formations and unspoiled beaches await those who learn of the underrated Northern Samar. The poster boy of the province, Biri Island, known for its jaw-dropping rock monuments, has attracted tourists in recent years. But there is more to discover in this region, try exploring neighboring places and you will surely be fulfilled with more pleasant surprises.

    On a recent attempt to cover the forgotten Capul Island, I did a spur-of-the-moment side trip to Victoria, an unassuming municipality in Northern Samar sandwiched by Allen on the north and San Isidro to t ...

  • Visiting These 3 Secret Towns In Northern Samar Will Leave You Speechless

    Visiting These 3 Secret Towns In Northern Samar Will Leave You Speechless

    Northern Samar is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. It is one of the three provinces that are part of Samar Island (the other two being Samar and Eastern Samar provinces).

    Often overlooked or even unknown to many, what you'll discover in this province will surprise you.

    Let the "secret" towns of San Antonio, Capul and Biri give you plenty of reasons to visit Northern Samar.

    San Antonio, Northern Samar

    Off the northwestern coast of Samar is an elongated island surrounded by crystal clear waters that embrace extensive white sand beaches.

    A short ...

  • A simple paradise within the Haven of Fun

    A simple paradise within the Haven of Fun

    The Creator is good indeed. He made a perfect place and a friendly little island in Northern Samar ??" Haven of Fun Beach Resort.

    White sand, clear blue water, a soothing view, and a relaxing ambiance ??" Haven of Fun Beach Resort is the perfect getaway for you. It is a haven for many tourists who want an instant vacation that will make them forget the busy environment of the city.

    In the heart of Dalupiri Island, town of San Antonio, Haven of Fun Beach Resort is the best alternative to Boracay resorts. Accommodations are at reasonable prices that could fit your budget. There are native ...

  • Northern Samar offers undisturbed paradise islets

    Northern Samar offers undisturbed paradise islets

    Northern Samar will soon be found on the tourism map.

    The provincial government is developing four beautiful, undisturbed islands as premier tourist destinations??"Biri, Capul, San Antonio and San Vicente, all along the San Bernardino Strait separating Samar and Luzon.

    Its top priority will be Biri, which is famous for its awe-inspiring rock formations that have been carved by weathering, or the gradual crashing of the sea on the rocks.

    "Biri is really the icon destination," said Josette G. Doctor, provincial tourism officer. The place, including its natural seawater pools, has been a ...