Romblon is one of the three major islands of the Romblon Province in the Philippines; the other two are Sibuyan Island and Tablas Island. The island is part of the seat of government for the Romblon province, also named Romblon municipality.
The province of Romblon has a mainly agricultural economy with copra farming, fishing, and rice farming as the chief agricultural activities. T ...
he fertile soil nurtures various agricultural crops like coconut, rice, corn, bananas, raffia palm, root crops, fruit trees, and many others. Its abundant fishing grounds supplies fish to various distribution centers in Batangas and Quezon province. The capital town of Romblon and the port town of Odiongan are the province's trade and commercial centers.
In recent years, tourism has also become a viable source of income for the province with its pristine beaches and crystal clear waters. Dive resorts such as in Concepcion and Cresta del Gallo have attracted local and foreign tourists alike. Carabao Island is also being eyed by its local government as the next Boracay, a popular vacation destination in Aklan province, which is only a few nautical miles from the island.
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The province of Romblon is located in the Mimaropa region and comprises with three main islands of Tablas, Sibuyan, Romblon, and a number of scattered islets. It is bounded by Marinduque in the north, Panay in the south, Mindoro in the west, and Masbate in the east. Romblon is known to be the Marble capital of the Philippines.
Places we visited:
-Takot cliff jump
-Romblon marble store
-Cresta de Gallo
- Virgin Mary of Candelaria (383 yrs. old church)
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Romblon has been claimed as "The Best Kept Secret" according to Drew Arellano of Biyahe ni Drew, for it is the home for the best white sand beaches, diving spots, mountains and rainforests.
Romblon Island is the smallest of three major islands (the other two being Sibuyan and Tablas) that make up the province of the same name in the Philippines. It's known for its marble industry and is the country's leading producer and exporter of high-quality marble. Romblon is a peaceful and laid-back island, home to mostly fishing and agricultural communities who subsist on coconut and rice industries. Compared to Tablas and Sibuyan, Romblon is very compact with a circumferential road of just under 50 km. You can circle it by motorbike in just a couple of hours. I think it would make a great ...
Due to the temporary closure of Boracay, we were curious and decided to explore Romblon to see if it's a good alternative for the world-famous beach. We were RomBlown away! Patrice "Ave" Averilla and I, along with Eric, traveled for the first time and discovered the beautiful islands of Romblon - including Tablas Island, Romblon Island and Sibuyan Island. It's an underrated beach destination with so much to offer. We will definitely be back!
We hired a trike to take us on the road that goes all the way around Romblon Island, Philippines. It took 2.5 hours with three stops for breaks and photo shoots.
Romblon is an archipelagic province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region. Its main islands include Tablas, the largest, which covers nine municipalities, Sibuyan with its three towns, as well as the smaller island municipalities of Corcuera, Banton, Concepcion, San Jose, and Romblon, the provincial capital. The province lies south of Marinduque and Quezon, east of Oriental Mindoro, north of Aklan and Capiz, and west of Masbate. According to the 2015 census, it has a total population of 292,781.
Romblon has been inhabited by aboriginal Filipinos prior to the arrival of the Sp ...