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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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 ...
From the virgin and undiscovered islands, to the majestic and clean rivers of Romblon.
Romblon Island is a destination for the unhurried.
No Jollibees, no movie houses, no ATMs. You have to wait for a day or two to go back to Manila. That?s what I found out when I was there in 1998.
When I came back a few months ago, I found out that there are still no Jollibees, no movie houses and no ATMs, and I had to wait for two days to get on a boat going back to Manila. Nothing much has changed.
My first trip was by accident. We were originally taking a boat to Coron, Palawan from Batangas but when we checked out the boat, it was a batel or a boat whose hull is made from wood alr ...
Many of our island-hopping trips in the last few years involved forays into deserted islands or beaches in protected marine sanctuaries with hardly a village or settlement in sight. Our recent island-hopping trip in Romblon Island, however, was different. The first two islands ??" Cobrador and Alad Islands ??" all had communities located just behind immaculate white sand beaches. The third island ??" Logbon ??" held a surprise for us.
"And then we are to go to this marine sanctuary that's not very far from our place. The corals are so big and beautiful! And there might even be turtles if we're lucky!" giggled a good friend of mine who made the bold move of leaving the party island of Boracay for a bigger and much quieter place which she can't stop talking about and now calls home ??" Romblon, Romblon.
Composed of three main islands namely Tablas, Romblon, and Sibuyan, the province of Romblon is not usually on the must-go lists for travellers in the Philippines. The gateway to the province is Tablas Island where the airpo ...
Such an amazing place to visit. My Island Home Romblon, Romblon.