Alabat Island is located in the province of Quezon of the CALABARZON region in the Philippines, specifically in the Lamon Bay just off the east coast of Southern Luzon. Enjoying a humid tropical climate with no dry season, this island is distinguished by its extensive fringe of mangrove along its southwest shore, as well as wide intertidal mudflats that are exposed during low tide.
If you are looking for an island destination that is still out of commercial tourism's radar, then Alabat is a great choice. With its bountiful natural resources, it is starting to make modern improvements, widen ...
This is the first installment of the Spread the Impact series -- a collection of travel narratives and guides to less-traveled places in the Philippines, with the aim to spread human impact to the environment as well as uplift the lives of communities through tourism.
The province of Quezon has its share of marvelous islands. Its roll call of famous island beaches include Kwebang Lampas, Borawan, and Cagbalete. Yet unknown to many, there is another island off the coast of Atimonan that possesses not only a beautiful beach but a collection of fascinating activities.
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The municipal government of Alabat is strengthening its tourism prowess to comply with the new campaign 'It's More fun in the Philippines' of the Department of Tourism (DOT).
Mayor Artemio Mascarinas said the island of Alabat, a 5th class municipality in Quezon, has great potential as another diving spot in the Philippines because of its rich coral reefs and marine products. It boasts of national figures from the province.
Mascarinas said that Alabat, some 250 kilometers south of Manila, and 104 kilometers east of Lucena City, has a 10-hectare fish sanctuary and giant clam shells, which ...
Going against threats that he would not get reelected during the last May 2001 elections, Mayor Magsaysay Oliveros stuck it out and led his constituents mostly subsistence fishermen and their families in Quezon, Quezon, to establish a "fish sanctuary."
One may ask why would a mayor risk his political career in favor of a thankless mission to protect and conserve the fishery resources of a fifth class municipality, one of three towns comprising the Alabat island off the Quezon peninsula.
On hindsight, however, the mayor made a good decision. He was reelected for a second term. His fisherm ...
Protect conserve and preserve for the next generation.
Alabat Island adventure with my family during Argosino Fiesta last August 2015.