Lingayen Gulf

Lingayen, Pangasinan

The Lingayen Gulf is large gulf on Northwestern Luzon in the Philippines, stretching 56 km. It is framed by the provinces of Pangasinan and La Union and sits between the Zambales Mountains and the Cordillera Central. The Agno River drains into Lingayen Gulf.

The gulf has numerous islands, the most famous of which are in the Hundred Islands National Park. This tourist attraction feat ...

ures 123 islands, the majority of which are small in size. The largest island is Cabarruyan Island, which constitutes the municipality of Anda, Pangasinan.

Lingayen Gulf News

  • 2 Butanding Namataan Sa Pangasinan

    2 Butanding Namataan Sa Pangasinan

    Sa pambihirang pagkakataon, muling bumisita ang dalawang butanding o whale shark sa Lingayen Gulf sa bayan ng San Fabian, Pangasinan noong Linggo ng hapon.

    Noong Mayo 2013, halos araw-araw nasilayan ng mga turista ang mga butanding sa San Fabian. Taong 2001 naman nang unang namataan ang mga butanding sa mga baybayin ng Pangasinan.

    Ayon sa bantay dagat, taon-taon na raw bumibisita ang mga butanding lalo na kung tag-init o kung panahon ng alamang at dilis.

    Magiliw namang lumapit at sandaling nakipaglaro ang mga butanding sa sinasakyang bangka ng mga turista.

    Pinaniniwalaan daw dati n ...

  • Celebrating The Bounty Of The Sea

    Celebrating The Bounty Of The Sea

    The province of Pangasinan recently celebrated the bounty of the sea with the Pistay Dayat, a traditional festival held in May at the vast stretch of historic Lingayen Gulf, one of the country's biggest gulfs and longest beaches.

    The highlight of the celebration is the Banca Parada fluvial parade at the Agno River, which featured gaily decorated boats showcasing municipalities, government offices and establishments within Pangasinan.

    According to Gov. Amado Espino III, the river parade also showcases Agno as one of country's cleanest river systems after undergoing rehabilitation in the p ...

  • Provincial Board Backs Lingayen Ecotourism Park Bill

    The provincial board has endorsed the passage of a House bill providing for the establishment of the Lingayen Gulf Marine Eco-Tourism Park here.

    A resolution authored by Vice Gov. Jose Ferdinand Calimlim Jr. and approved on Jan. 30 supported House Bill No. 1020 of Pangasinan Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil (2nd district) that aims to protect the Lingayen Gulf, maintain its ecological balance and preserve the waters surrounding the area.

    It said that the measure, when implemented, will complement the provincial government's efforts in safeguarding the beauty of Lingayen Gulf for present and future ...

  • Hundred Islands National Park An Iconic Idyllic Archipelago In The Lingayen Gulf

    Hundred Islands National Park An Iconic Idyllic Archipelago In The Lingayen Gulf

    From our history and geography lessons in school, we learned that the Philippines has more than 7,100 gorgeous islands. But when you look at a map of the country, it would seem that there are only a handful of them, no more than three dozen. Well, it turns out that many of the smaller islands, islets, and outcroppings are grouped into mini-archipelagos, which are ideal for exploration, fun, and adventure. The Hundred Islands National Park in Pangasinan is the most famous of these idyllic clusters.

    We left Pagudpud at around 5 PM. Yet, more than 10 hours later in a cold bus with seats that s ...

  • 10 Extreme Adventures In Pangasinan

    10 Extreme Adventures In Pangasinan

    The province of Pangasinan has a lot to offer. Located on the western area of the island of Luzon along the Lingayen Gulf and South China Sea, it's best known as being the home of the Hundred Islands National Park. But that's not all it has. As the biggest province of the Ilocos Region in terms of land area, Pangasinan has lots of natural attractions that will appeal adventure-seekers looking for a getaway relatively near Manila. Here are 10 exciting activities you can do here.

    1. Go Island-Hopping around the Hundred Islands

    The Hundred Islands National Park is a protected area made up o ...

  • Lingayen Gulf Capitol Aerial View

    Lingayen Gulf and Capitol Aerial View located in Lingayen, Pangasinan.